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The male protagonist at Paulownia Mall.

Paulownia Mall (ポロニアンモール, Poronian Mouru)? is a location in Persona 3. Located in Tatsumi Port Island, it is an important commercial area. The area's theme music is "Paulownian Mall."

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Game Panic[]

Game Panic, known as Game Parade in the 2023 re-release of Persona 3 Portable and Reload, is an arcade located on the right side of the mall. The protagonists may spend time with a Social Link here. In FES, Portable and Reload, certain games can be played to increase the protagonists' Social Stats or the stats of their currently equipped Persona. Besides arcade games, there is also a crane game located outside the arcade which costs 200 yen per game, and does not use up any in-game time. In Reload, there is an option to continuously spend turns playing until the protagonist wins a prize.

Power Records[]

Power Records, known as Kenneth Arnold in Reload, sells music albums. Despite the inability to enter or do anything with the store, during weekends the protagonists may spend time with a Social Link here.

Aohige Pharmacy[]

Aohige Pharmacy sells recovery items and gives a discount on Saturdays.

Shinshoudo Antiques[]

Shinshoudo Antiques, known as Mayoido Antiques in Reload, is an antique shop where the protagonists can trade gems found in Tartarus for various items, Skill Cards, and gifts. They can also fuse Personas with weapons to create unique weapons, some among the best in the game. The antique shop opens on June 9th in all versions except Reload, which opens on July 18th.

Velvet Room Entrance[]

Located below the Karaoke Bar Mandragora, it serves as an alternate entrance to the Velvet Room.

Mandragora[]

"Don't be shy... Belt it out!"
—Mandragora's menu

Mandragora is a Karaoke Bar where the protagonists can increase their Courage for 800 yen. It gets too busy to visit on Saturdays.

Police Station[]

The police station, known as the Tatsumi East Police Station in Reload, becomes available on April 22nd in Persona 3 and April 21st in Reload after Akihiko Sanada asks the protagonist and Junpei Iori to meet him at the mall. Sells weapons and armor. Depending on the level of the protagonist, more equipment will gradually become available. In P3 and FES, the police station cannot be accessed during the evening, though it is possible in Portable and Reload. Officer Kurosawa gives a 25% discount on Mondays.

Be Blue V[]

"Our special 3,000-yen program will send you to heaven!"
—Be Blue V's menu

Be Blue V is an accessory shop in P3 and FES, a healing shop in Portable, and a place where party members can remember forgotten skills in Reload. It sells at a 25% discount on Sundays and closes in the evening. In Portable, Be Blue V does not sell items and instead improves the protagonists' condition from "Tired" to "Great" for 3,000 yen. The protagonists can also work here part-time Monday through Friday, either after school or during the day on days off. In Reload, the protagonist earns ¥3,500 and points in both Academics & Charm when working part-time.

Chagall Café[]

"A charming flavor that will turn on your charm."
—Chagall Cafe's menu

Chagall Café sells Pheromone Coffee for 500 yen which increases Charm. In Portable and Reload, the protagonists can work here part-time on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights for 3,000 yen. Working will increase both Charm and Courage. The same café can be found in Okina City, a location in Persona 4 Golden.

Club Escapade[]

Club Escapade only opens at night and the protagonist requires rank 2 Courage (Ordinary) to enter. The Tower Social Link, Mutatsu, can be found here. In Persona 4, the Investigation Team visits this club during their school trip at Tatsumi Port Island.

In Reload, the club's activities have been expanded to include three new NPCs: a man who sells URLs, a man who sells accessories for exorbitant prices, and a fortune teller.

A Suspicious Man, also known as The Informant, collects information from various people about interesting sites and forums, then sells the URLs. Buying these URLs and then using them on the computer in the dormitory will have various effects.

Escapade Luxuries is a vendor that sells accessories and a key item required for one of Elizabeth's Requests.

The fortune teller will read the protagonist's future for a fee. A positive reading will affect the next journey into Tartarus but the results of a fortune only last for the day it's received. There are a limited number of readings available in a given month, as it resets with each full moon. The fortune teller cannot predict the future on nights where the moon is full.

Fortunes are as follows:

  • Rarity Fortune
    • ¥3,000
    • Increases chances of encountering rare enemies in Tartarus.
  • Gamble Fortune
    • Increases chances of enemies turning into strong or rare enemies.
  • Soul Fortune (6/14)
    • ¥5,000
    • Increases the rate at which Theurgy gauge charges.
  • Blighting Fortune (9/22)
    • ¥5,000
    • Increases chances of inflicting enemies with ailments in Tartarus.

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Trivia[]

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Vincent in Club Escapade.

  • Paulownia Mall is named after the first chapter of The Tale of Genji, "The Paulownia Court/Pavilion."
  • Paulownia is a genus of flowering plants. It is also used as the emblem of the Japanese government.
  • The kiri (桐*)? in Kirijo, the name of the group that built Paulownia Mall, means "paulownia."
    • The Brazilian Portuguese translation of Persona 3 Reload renamed Paulownia Mall to "Kiri Shopping Mall."
  • Paulownia Mall is where SEES fights the Hermit Shadow during the Full Moon.
  • In Persona 3 Portable, the protagonist can talk with Vincent Brooks, the main protagonist of Catherine, in Club Escapade.
  • In Portable, during the September Full Moon mission that takes place in Club Escapade, Shinjiro says that due to issues with the electricity, the manager of Escapade had to cancel "some big event." This is a reference to Persona 4's Rise Kujikawa, who, while on the class trip to Tatsumi Port Island, claims that she had a "secret show" planned at Club Escapade two years prior that was canceled due to a "power outage."
    • As revealed in Persona 4, Naoto confirms that Club Escapade no longer serves alcohol due to an incident between several drunks one year before the events of Persona 4.
  • As revealed in the Hermit Social Link, Isako Toriumi once got extremely drunk and passed out in Paulownia Mall. In response, an older man called her a "drunk slut."[1]
  • Mandragora is a plant genus belonging to the nightshade family. According to legend, Mandrakes scream and kill all who hear it when they're dug up.
  • Jack Frost can be seen in Game Panic's logo.

References[]

  1. Hermit Social Link, Rank 4: "The other nite, i got a lil drunky, and i kinda passd out @ Paulownia... this old dude says, 'you think men want drunk sluts like you?'"


Characters
Playable Male protagonist - Female protagonist - Yukari Takeba - Junpei Iori - Akihiko Sanada - Mitsuru Kirijo - Fuuka Yamagishi - Aigis - Koromaru - Ken Amada - Shinjiro Aragaki - Metis
Social Link Kenji Tomochika - Hidetoshi Odagiri - Bunkichi and Mitsuko - Kazushi Miyamoto - Chihiro Fushimi - Isako Toriumi - Keisuke Hiraga - Yuko Nishiwaki - Maiko Oohashi - Pharos - Bebe - President Tanaka - Mutatsu - Mamoru Hayase - Nozomi Suemitsu - Akinari Kamiki - Rio Iwasaki - Saori Hasegawa - Ryoji Mochizuki
Major Igor - Elizabeth - Theodore - Shuji Ikutsuki - Officer Kurosawa - Takaya Sakaki - Jin Shirato - Chidori Yoshino - Takeharu Kirijo - Kouetsu Kirijo - Eiichiro Takeba - Natsuki Moriyama - Nyx - Erebus - Margaret
Minor Maki - Kiyoshi Sakuma - Mr. Edogawa - Mr. Ekoda - Mr. Miyahara - Ms. Ounishi - Mrs. Terauchi - Kikuno Saikawa - Yuu Kimijima - Souta Aizawa - Kyouka Sayama
Cameo Yukiko Amagi - Noriko Kashiwagi - Man Drinking Alone
Location
Port Island Gekkoukan High School - Paulownia Mall - Iwatodai Station - Port Island Station - Naganaki Shrine - Dorm - Moonlight Bridge - Velvet Room
Tartarus Blocks: Thebel - Arqa - Yabbashah - Tziah - Harabah - Adamah - Monad Depths
Abyss of Time Malebolge - Cocytus - Caina - Antenora - Ptolomea - Judecca - Empyrean
Other Kyoto - Great Seal
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (JP / US / FES / Portable) - Bonus CD - Burn My Dread -Reincarnation- - Spring of Birth OST - Midsummer Knight's Dream OST - Falling Down OST - Winter Of Rebirth OST - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album
Songs "Burn My Dread" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Want To Be Close" - "When the Moon Reaches for the Stars" - "Iwatodai Dorm" - "Mass Destruction" - "Color Your Night" - "Deep Breath Deep Breath" - "The Meaning of Armbands" - "Deep Mentality" - "It's Going Down Now" - "Changing Seasons" - "Current Net Price Tanaka" - "Battle Hymn of the Soul" - "Kimi no Kioku" - "P3 FES" - "Mass Destruction -P3fes version-" - "Heartful Cry" - "Brand New Days" - "Soul Phrase" - "A Way of Life" - "Time" - "Wiping All Out" - "More Than One Heart" - "Fate is In Our Hands" - "One Single Word" - "One Hand, One Heartbeat" - "One Determination" - "Sound of the Beast" - "Storm for a Butterfly" - "Light in Starless Sky" - "My Testimony" - "Self Redemption" - "Full Moon Full Life"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Prime / Ultimate) - Persona user - Shadow - Wild Card - Evoker - Attack Properties - Tactics - All-out Attack - Shuffle Time - Dark Hour - Moon Phase System - Full Moon Operations - SEES - Kirijo Group - Nanjo Group - Strega - Artificial Persona user - Suppressants - Apathy Syndrome - The Fall - Death - Who's Who - Phoenix Ranger Featherman R - Plume of Dusk
P3RE: Shift - Theurgy - Combat Characteristics
Lists Arcana - Personas (P3 - FES - P - R) - Shadows - Bosses (P3 - FES) - Skills - Items (Heart Items / Vending Machines) - Status Effects - Elizabeth's Requests - Activities - Calendar - Trophies (Portable / Reload) - Steam Profile Items - Patches and Updates
School Life Daily Life - Seasons - Social Link - Social Stats - Yen - Class - Studying - Movie Theater - Bed - Part-time Jobs - Shrine - Tanaka's Amazing Commodities - Crane Machine - Chagall Café - School Club - Cooking - Walking Koromaru - Linked Episode - Computer - Refrigerator - Gardening - Books - DVDs - Studying - Fortune Telling
Other Media
Games FES - Portable - Reload - Dancing in Moonlight
Productions The Movie - The Movie: Escape from the Dark Hour - the Weird Masquerade: -Ao no Kakusei- / -Gunjou no Meikyuu- / -Souen no Kesshou- / -Ai no Seiyaku- / -Hekikuu no Kanata e- - Persona Stalker Club - 「PERSORA AWARDS」 - PERSORA AWARDS 2 - PERSORA AWARDS 3 - Persora -The Golden Best-
Drama CDs A Certain Day of Summer - Daylight / Moonlight - Character Drama CD Vol. 1 / Vol. 2 / Vol. 3 / Vol. 4 / Vol. 5 - New Moon / Full Moon - Portable Vol. 1 / Vol. 2
Publications Manga - Shadow Cry - Memento Mori - Owari no Kakera - Alternative Heart - Velvet Blue - Persona Magazine - Dear Girls Comic Anthology - Dengeki Comic Anthology - Tartarus Theater - Persona VS - Persona 3 Reload: Beginnings
Mobile Games The Night Before - Persona Ain Soph - Social - Escape - Illust Puzzle - Broken Shadow - Aegis: The First Mission - Qix - Chaining Soul - Em
Events Music Live 2008 - Music Live 2009 - Music Tour 2010 - Music Live 2012 - Music Fes 2013 - Music Box 2014 - Super Live 2015 - Livehouse Tour 2015 - Super Live 2017 - Super Live 2019- 25th Anniversary Symphonic Concert
20th Anniversary Festival - 25th Anniversary - 25th FES
Miscellaneous Merchandise
Characters
Playable Makoto Yuki - Yukari Takeba - Junpei Iori - Akihiko Sanada - Mitsuru Kirijo - Fuuka Yamagishi - Ken Amada - Aigis - Elizabeth
DLC Shinjiro Aragaki - Goro Akechi - Theodore - Lavenza - Sho Minazuki - Labrys
Locations
Port Island Velvet Room - Tartarus - Gekkoukan High School - Paulownia Mall - Iwatodai Station - Port Island Station - Naganaki Shrine - Iwatodai Dormitory - Moonlight Bridge
Music
Songs Our Moment - Moonlight Serendipity
Albums Persona Dancing P3D & P5D Soundtrack Advanced CD
Archive
Lists Social - List of Patches and Updates - Trophies
Corporate Atlus Co., Ltd.
Personnel Kazuhisa Wada - Shigenori Soejima - Ryota Kozuka - Shoji Meguro
Toshiki Konishi - Atsushi Kitajoh
Characters
Playable Protagonist - Yosuke Hanamura - Chie Satonaka - Yukiko Amagi - Kanji Tatsumi - Rise Kujikawa - Teddie - Naoto Shirogane
Social Link Margaret - Nanako Dojima - Ryotaro Dojima - Naoki Konishi - Kou Ichijo - Daisuke Nagase - Hisano Kuroda - Sayoko Uehara - Yumi Ozawa - Ayane Matsunaga - Ai Ebihara - Fox - Shu Nakajima - Eri Minami - Marie - Tohru Adachi
Major Igor - Mayumi Yamano - Misuzu Hiiragi - Saki Konishi - Mitsuo Kubo - Hanako Ohtani - Kinshiro Morooka - Noriko Kashiwagi - Taro Namatame - Old Lady Shiroku - Master Daidara - Minoru Inoue - Yuuta Minami - Kaneko - Aika Nakamura - President Tanaka - Chihiro Fushimi - Mr. Edogawa - Kanami Mashita - Moel Gas Station Attendant
Major enemies Shadow Yosuke - Shadow Chie - Shadow Yukiko - Shadow Kanji - Shadow Rise - Shadow Teddie - Shadow Mitsuo - Shadow Naoto - Kunino-sagiri - Ameno-sagiri - Kusumi-no-Okami - Izanami
Locations
Inaba Central Shopping District - Dojima Residence - Junes Department Store - Samegawa Flood Plain - Velvet Room - Yasogami High School
Midnight Channel Twisted Shopping District - Yukiko's Castle - Steamy Bathhouse - Marukyu Striptease - Void Quest - Secret Laboratory - Heaven - Magatsu Inaba - Hollow Forest - Yomotsu Hirasaka
Other Okina City - Shichiri Beach - Midnight Trivia Miracle Quiz - Tatsumi Port Island (Gekkoukan High School - Club Escapade - Iwatodai Station)
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (Persona 4 / Golden / The Animation) - Never More -Reincarnation- - Persona 4: The Golden Animation Special Arrange CD - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album - Re:BRiLLiANCE
Songs "Ain't Nobody Can Hold Me Down" - "Alone in this World" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Studio Backlot/Backside of the TV" - "Beauty of Destiny" - "Dazzling Smile" - "Falling into Right Places" - "Heartbeat, Heartbreak" - "Heaven" - "I'll Face Myself" - "Just Like The Wind" - "Key Plus Words" - "Koisuru Meitantei" - "Never More" - "Next Chance to Move On" - "Pursuing My True Self" - "Reach Out To The Truth" - "Shadow World" - "Signs of Love" - "Sky's The Limit" - "SNOWFLAKES" - "Someone Else's Man" - "Time For True Revelation" - "Time To Make History" - "True Feelings" - "True Story" - "The Way of Memories" - "We Are One and All" - "Ying Yang" - "Your Affection"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Ultimate) - Persona user - Glasses - Fog - Shadow - Shadow Self - Party - Tactics - All-out Attack - Shuffle Time - Arcana Chance - Fusion Forecast - Weather Forecast - Investigation Team - Mystery Food X - Phoenix Ranger Featherman R
Lists Arcana - Personas - Shadows - Skills - Items (Persona 4 / Golden) - Requests - Status Changes - Activities - Calendar - Golden Trophies - The Animation / Golden Animation Episodes - Patches and Updates - Steam Profile Items
School Life Weather Forecast - Seasons - Social Link - Social Stats - Yen - Class - Studying - Books - Movie Theater - Bed - Fishing - Cooking - Part-time Jobs - Shrine - Scooter - Gardening - School Club - Bug Catching - Refrigerator - Crane Machine - Chagall Café - Tanaka's Amazing Commodities - Cat
Other Media
Games Golden - Arena - Arena Ultimax - Dancing All Night
Productions The Animation / -The Factor of Hope- / The Golden Animation - Visualive / the Evolution - Persona Stalker Club - 「PERSORA AWARDS」 - PERSORA AWARDS 2 - PERSORA AWARDS 3 - Persora -The Golden Best- - Persona VS
Publications Manga - The Magician - Dengeki Comic Anthology (the Animation / The Golden / The Golden Animation) - Kiri no Amnesia - Your Affection - Persona x Detective Naoto (manga) - Yasoinaba Case File - Persona Magazine
Drama CDs Persona 4 (Vol.1 / Vol.2 / Vol.3) - Persona 4 The Animation (Vol.1 / Vol.2) - Persona 4 Golden (Vol.1 / Vol.2)
Mobile Games The Card Battle - Colors - Persona 4: The Slot - Persona 4 the Pachinko
Events Music Live 2008 - Music Live 2009 - Music Tour 2010 - Music Live 2012 - Music Fes 2013 - Music Box 2014 - Super Live 2015 - Livehouse Tour 2015 - Super Live 2017 - Super Live 2019- 25th Anniversary Symphonic Concert
20th Anniversary Festival - 25th Anniversary - 25th FES
Miscellaneous Merchandise
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