Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne Protagonist name: the canon name of the Demi-fiend

When you boot up Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster for the first time, within the game's opening sections, you'll be asked to create names for a handful of characters, including the main playable protagonist.

While many of these characters have canon names that are pre-populated into the entry field, the main character - who will shortly become the Demi-fiend - does not.

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What is the canon name of the Demi-fiend protagonist in SMT 3 Nocturne?

You might be wondering if the Demi-fiend has an established canon name to use, assuming you don't want to use your own. The truth is, Demi-fiend doesn't *really* have a true single canon name, but a few spinoff Nocturne materials have given him a couple of options that you can choose from if you'd like.

  • In a Radio Drama and subsequent CD that released close to the game's original 2003 launch date, the Demi-fiend goes by Naoki Kashima.
  • In a light novel adaption of Nocturne, also released in 2003, the Demi-fiend is given the name Shin Managi. [Note: The Hiragana reading actually states this name should be Shin Kannagi].
  • In a Nocturne manga adaptation, the Demi-fiend is called Kazuya Ouma.

However, none of these names have ever been used in a proper Shin Megami Tensei game. For a bit of trivia, in spinoff PS2 title Digital Devil Saga, Demi-fiend appears as a secret boss where he is simply called "Demi-fiend". In the "Messiahs of the Diamond Realm" DLC for Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse, Demi-fiend can join you as an ally, where he is once again called "Demi-fiend".

It's also worth mentioning that Demi-fiend's Japanese moniker in Romanized form is Hitoshura, which is commonly used interchangeably when referring to the main protagonist of Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. You could set this as the Demi-fiend's nickname, such that other characters and demon's in the Vortex world would refer to you as such.

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