Persona 5: Mementos Reports Vol. 3 Top 10 Fan Favorite Scenes Survey Results

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The third volume of the Persona 5: Mementos Reports series of fanbooks was released in Japan on March 20, 2021. It includes Persona 5 Royal related content like fan surveys, comparisons between the English and Japanese versions of the game, and polls.

This post focuses on the survey results for people’s favorite scenes. The section for memorable scenes strictly covers Persona 5‘s resolution of the Kaneshiro Palace case until the ending of the story (July 10 in-game to March of the following year). Additionally taken into account is the start of Persona 5 Royal until December 24th in-game.

Vote results are aggregated from two different voting periods, taken from October 8 to October 20, 2019 and from August 6 to August 17, 2020.

Top 10 Memorable Scenes

Covers 7/10 to March in-game in Persona 5 (End of Kaneshiro Palace until end of game) and beginning of Persona 5 Royal until 12/24 in-game.

1. Protagonist Survives the Interrogation Room (472 votes)

Survey comments include:

  • “I was struck by the grand turnaround from a desperate situation.” (10s / Male)
  • “In a sense, this is Persona 5‘s climax, even more intense than the final battle.” (20s / Female)

2. Confrontation with Akechi in Shido’s Palace (394 votes)

Survey comments include:

  • “Whether you like or hate Akechi, you can’t forget this scene.” (20s / Female)
  • “In Royal, my impression of this scene has considerably changed because of his renewed Confidant.” (20s / Male)

3. Small New Elements Included in Persona 5 Royal (375 votes)

Survey comments include:

  • “I was thrilled with Kasumi showing up during the casino escape at the start of the game.” (20s / Male)
  • “After Shiho jumped down to the courtyard, I saw Makoto in the hallway and I looked around to see if there were any other future allies around. I’m sorry Shiho… m(__)m” (20s / Male)
  • “I was happy to see Makoto following me in Kichijoji too.” (30s / Male)
  • “My Palace was more fun than I was expecting.” (20s / Male)

4. The Phantom Thieves go to the Beach (286 votes)

Survey comments include:

  • “Futaba officially joins the group, and we get to see the members of the Phantom Thieves in their swimsuits. The events surrounding the scene are also interesting.” (30s / Male)
  • “A memorable day.” (20s / Male)

5. After Escaping Shido’s Palace and Ryuji gets Beaten Up (211 votes)

Survey comments include:

  • “After their successful escape, I could feel that everyone genuinely cared about Ryuji.” (30s / Female)
  • “Even Futaba was shedding tears, and I was also moved by them.” (20s / Male)

6. Confidant with Akechi Scenes (194 votes)

7. Futaba’s Awakening (103 votes)

8. President Okumura’s Confession (87 votes)

9. Kasumi’s Awakening (76 votes)

10. Haru’s Awakening (59 votes)

Other mentions: 

  • “The ideal youthfulness of the school festival and the school trip.” (30s / Male)
  • “The conversation between Akechi and Kasumi in Kichijoji was very interesting, considering where the story goes.” (20s / Male)
  • “I was rattled by the fact that Maruki reveals the truth at the end of his Confidant.” (30s / Female)