The love hotel was hysterical - especially the reactions form the guys! Loved the “commemorative” photo too. The scene at the club was funny as well and I think I really like Narukami more when he’s drunk. I also need to try out that King game someday I think. But it seems there wasn’t any alcohol in the drinks after all and the explanation was that they were drunk on the atmosphere? Even funnier! And it looks like Naoto might be there for a reason. It looks like he’s investigating the group! Too bad he didn’t believe Yukiko when she spilled the beans. But I have a feeling he may be joining the team soon enough with his own persona.
Episode 16 –
Things are back to being serious with Naoto as the next victim. I guess he believes Yukiko now! But it also seems it was intentional on Naoto’s part – appearing on TV and making himself the bait without telling anyone. As Naoto faces himself, I was surprised to find out that he’s really a girl. Didn’t see that coming! And I can’t wait to hear the explanation. Does Naoto really think people will not treat him as a child if he is male? Will it gain him more respect from adults? I don’t see how but we shall see!
Well, I've seen this ep as well now. Since we had another major Persona make an appearance I'll do my fill bit from the games strat guide.
Here's the myth info for Naoto's Persona,Sukuna-Hikona:
"The child-god Sukuna Hikona was born with a body so small that he fell between his mother's divine fingers after his birth. Extremely clever despite his tiny size, he sailed to Japan in a boat made from a seed-pod, wearing a moth's skin for clothing. Sukuna-Hikona became one of the nation's guardian gods, dispensing wisdom associated with agriculture, medicine, brewing sake, and the use of hot springs. At his birth, because of his small size, he was considered worthless by the other gods."
Strangely enough even the strat guide refers to Naoto as a he, but that's problem because in the game you don't officially know otherwise until her Shadow reveals the truth, and they were doing everything they could to avoid spoilers. Still, I can't be the only person who figured out the truth, either from the game or the anime, looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong before it was revealed.