? is the capital city of , Japan, the largest city in the , and the second largest city north of Tokyo. As of 1 June 2019, the city had a population of 1,089,372, and is one of Japan's 20 designated cities.(仙台市, Sendai-shi)
The modern-day city's founder was ?, a legendary warrior and leader, or the powerful Daimyo in the Tohoku Region. In addition to being a thorough tactician, he's made more iconic for his missing eye caused from smallpox when he was a child, being referred to as Dokuganryu (独眼竜) or "One-Eyed Dragon of the Ōshu" because of it.(伊達 政宗*)
In the summer, the Sendai Tanabata Festival, the largest ? festival in Japan, is held. It's also notable for its (牛タン*)?, Japanese food made from grilled beef tongue. Sendai is also nicknamed the City of Trees (杜の都, Mori no Miyako)?, thanks to its lineup of trees on many of the main thoroughfares.(七夕*)
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom StrikersEdit
Sendai is one of the locations the Phantom Thieves travel to during their summer vacation. They visit its ? ward. One of the locations the protagonist travels to is (仙台駅, Sendai-eki)?, a major railway station decorated for the Tanabata festival.(青葉区*)
The group meets a mysterious woman named Kuon Ichinose in a beef tongue shop, who seems to be enthusiastic for beef tongue. Ichinose works in a university nearby.
One of Ango Natsume's books, "Nightmare Prince", has abnormal popularity in Sendai. However, it's not very popular elsewhere. This is because Ango is the king of Sendai's Jail, allowing him influence over the city's culture. He seems to have attached numerous posters to advertise "Prince of Nightmare" around Sendai, one location being on the statue of , a cultural landmark in Sendai. There are even banners congratulating Ango for his success, hitting over 1 million copies.