Katawa Shoujo Character's Persona Arcana

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Katawa Shoujo Character's Persona Arcana

Post by Lianam » Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:36 pm

So there's one thing I wondered for a long time:
If Katawa Shoujo existed in the Persona Universe, what would be everyone's Arcana?

Some I think I pretty obvious right of the bat:

Kenji would be the Magician;
The Magician characters often are the "best friend" role, and often have some sort of romantic issues, both of which are accurate descriptions of Kenji.

Hanako would be the High Priestess;
The High Priestess belongs to women who are both reserved and intelligent, which fits with Hanako's character.

And Lily would be the Lovers;
Both because of the "healthy adolescent sex-drive" and the fact that the Lovers represents choice, fitting with the conflict Lily faces at the end of her route.

What do you guys think about the other characters?
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Re: Katawa Shoujo Character's Persona Arcana

Post by brythain » Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:36 pm

Hisao is the Fool — he steps out into the unknown. If he follows the wrong path, he will... fall.

I think of Misha as the Moon; there's an element of deception and self-deception, there is ambiguity (e.g. in translation) and ambivalence.

Lilly is the Sun; there will be great success and happiness—or it is all an illusion that leads to sadness and regret. (But if you prefer the Lovers for Lilly, it's possible to have Shizune in this role; her endings are something like that too.)

Iwanako is the Tower; at least two lives badly affected, separation and loss, stuff like that.
Post-Yamaku, what happens? After The Dream is a mosaic that follows everyone to the (sometimes) bitter end.
Main Index (Complete)Shizune/Lilly/Emi/Hanako/Rin/Misha + Miki + Natsume
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