Youichi Makimura is a minor character in the Persona 2 duology.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Profile[edit | edit source]

Regardless of which universe, Makimura is a "handsome" con-artist who flirts with women but disappears once he takes all their savings away. "Youichi Makimura" is not his real name as he changes his name every time he flees his victim. Ulala Serizawa is one of his many victims and the two met in a matchmaking party. Makimura swindled all of Ulala's savings for marriage and then she practices boxing in the fitness club regularly so she can beat him for revenge someday.

Persona 2: Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

Makimura calls the Joker to grant him charm irresistible to all females. Joker in turn makes him Queen Aquarius' subordinate to increase more female followers of the Masked Circle. When the player has pinpointed that King Leo's bombs are located in the fitness club GOLD, Makimura will appear to intercept them and is ready to summon a Persona. To his surprise, Ulala is also in the gym practicing boxing. Upon this untimely encounter, Ulala also summons her Persona to chase down Makimura.

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment[edit | edit source]

After Chizuru Ishigami has announced in the TV show that any caller of the Joker Curse for contract killing will become a Joker themselves, Ulala, fearing she will become a Joker too, tells Maya Amano to stay away from her in the phone. From the vague deja vu, Maya thinks Ulala may have cursed Makimura for the marriage scam, accompanies Katsuya Suou and Baofu to take Makimura into custody in order to avoid any possible murdering. Makimura is found in Parabellum and cheating another woman who believes he is a scientist and readily to give him her savings for a research.

After his true nature is exposed, he is taken to the fitness club where Ulala locks herself up. Ulala at this point has become totally infected by the Joker and reveals that the one she actually wants to kill is her close friend, Maya. After subduing the possessed Ulala, Makimura urges everyone around to kill the "evil" lady before she harms anyone else. Baofu exposes his scheme to have the witness of his crime dead and punches him in the face, but Ulala mercifully defends for him. Makimura then promises to stop swindling and repay the money he has defrauded.

In the fake Persona 2 anime trailer, Makimura's photo is attached on the sandbag which Ulala uses to practice boxing.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Makimura is modeled after the Japanese actor Kenji Haga (羽賀 研二*)? who was alleged to have borrowed his ex-girlfriend's money to run his unsuccessful business and had an affair with another woman before their breakup. After the release of the original version of Eternal Punishment, Haga served 6 years of prison sentence for commercial fraud and intimidation.
  • Although Makimura in Innocent Sin has the ability to summon a Persona, the actual Persona he possesses is never shown on screen. Judging from the other Masked Circle members, the Persona he uses is most likely the reverse type.
  • In Innocent Sin, Makimura is a follower of Queen Aquarius. Both are the only named members of the Masked Circle whose Persona is unknown.


Major Characters
Playable Tatsuya Suou - Maya Amano - Lisa Silverman - Eikichi Mishina - Yukino Mayuzumi - Jun Kurosu
Non-Playable Philemon - Nyarlathotep - Joker
Minor Characters
Plot Relevant Maya Okamura - Akinari Kashihara - Shunsuke Fujii - Katsuya Suou - Ulala Serizawa - Daisuke Todoroki (Kyouji Kuzunoha) - Head Monk - Maki Sonomura - Kei Nanjo - Eriko Kirishima - Hidehiko Uesugi - Reiji Kido - Tamaki Uchida - Tadashi Satomi - Trish - Noriko Katayama
Masked Circle Tatsuya Sudou - Ginji Sasaki - Anna Yoshizaka - Junko Kurosu - Shadow Tatsuya - Shadow Maya - Shadow Lisa - Shadow Eikichi - Shadow Yukino - Ixquic - Hiroki Sugimoto - Takashi Hanya - Yasuo Inoe - Youichi Makimura
Last Battalion Fuhrer - Order of the Holy Lance
Velvet Room Igor - Nameless - Belladonna - Demon Painter
Rumormongers Kenta Yokouchi - Baofu - Chika Ueda - Sumaru Genie
Shop Time Count - Garcon Soejima - Kankichi Mishina
Climax Theater Motoko Mitsugi - Naozumi Kariyazaki - Musubu Torikiri - Akari Torikiri - Rose Futaba - Minato - Umiko Shiyama - Persephone - Tamaizu Nirasawa - Haruo Weyland - Kushiel
Locations
Sumaru City Seven Sisters High School - Club Zodiac - Kasugayama High School - Air Raid Shelter - Mu Continent - Giga Macho - Aoba Park - Smile Hirasaka - GOLD - Aerospace Museum - Mt. Iwato - Mt. Katatsumuri - Caracol - Aquarius Temple - Taurus Temple - Scorpio Temple - Leo Temple - Silver River - Xibalba - Abandoned Factory - Climax Theater
Music
Albums Original Soundtracks - The Errors of Their Youth - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album
Songs "Kimi no Tonari" - "Joker" - "Satomi Tadashi Drugstore Song" - "Unbreakable Tie"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Prime / Ultimate / Reverse) - Persona User - Cards (Tarot / Material / Skill / Incense) - Mystic Change - Affinity - Mutation - Ideal Energy - In Lak'ech - Oracle of Maia - Spear of Destiny - Muses - Phoenix Ranger Featherman R - Shadow Self - Ambrosia - "Infectious Groove" - Crystal Skull - Ideal Self - Growth Rate - Rumor
Lists Arcana - Personas - Demons - Bosses - Skills (Fusion Spells) - Items - Rumors - Restaurants
Other Media
Productions Lost Memories - Innocent Sin Novel - Persona: Tsumi To Batsu
Major Characters
Playable Maya Amano - Tatsuya Suou - Katsuya Suou - Ulala Serizawa - Baofu - Kei Nanjo - Eriko Kirishima
Non-Playable Philemon - Nyarlathotep - Anna Yoshizaka - JOKER/Tatsuya Sudou - Tatsuzou Sudou - Takahisa Kandori - Chizuru Ishigami - Metal Trio
Minor Characters
Plot Relevant Maya Okamura - X series robots - Yukino Mayuzumi - Eikichi Mishina - Lisa Silverman - Jun Kashihara - Reiji Kido - Daisuke Todoroki (Kyouji Kuzunoha) - Tamaki Uchida - Takashi Hanya - Youichi Makimura - Ginji Sasaki - Suou's father - Trish - Noriko Katayama - General Sugawara
Velvet Room Igor - Nameless - Belladonna - Demon Painter
Rumormongers Kenta Yokouchi - Chika Ueda
Shop Time Count - Garcon Soejima
Shadow Selves Shadow Maya - Shadow Katsuya - Shadow Baofu - Shadow Ulala
Tatsuya's Scenario Lieutenant General Zula - Shiori Miyashiro - Chandraputra - Kouji Nakamura
Locations
Sumaru City Kasugayama High School - The Seedy CD - Mu Continent - Seven Sisters High School - Mt. Mifune - Sanitarium - Sky Museum - GOLD - Club Zodiac - Aoba Park - Padparcha - Sewers - Laboratory - Sumaru TV - Smile Mall - Factory - Nichirinmaru - Undersea Ruins - Mt. Iwato - Subway Tunnel - Ameno Torifune - Sumaru Castle - Monado Mandala - Bomb Shelter - Extra Dungeon
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (PSX / PSP) - Punitive Dance - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album
Songs "Change Your Way" - "Satomi Tadashi Drugstore Song"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Prime / Ultimate / Reverse) - Persona User - Cards (Tarot / Material / Skill / Incense) - Mystic Change - Affinity - Mutation - Unknown Power - JOKER Infection (Artificial Persona) - Kegare - Other Side - Nanjo Group - Trapezohedron - Muses - New World Order - Tien Tao Lien - Shadow Self - Tatsuya's Scenario - DEVA System - Growth Rate - Rumor
Lists Arcana - Personas - Demons - Bosses - Skills (Fusion Spells) - Items - Rumors - Restaurants
Other Media
Productions Infinity Mask - Eternal Punishment Novel - Persona: Tsumi To Batsu
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