Persona 5 - Books, Locations, and Effects [Persona 5/P5]

This page contains a list of the Books, Required amount to Read, their Locations and Effects in Persona 5. We will be updating this as we go along.

A list of the Books, Chapters to Read, Locations, and Effects in Persona 5.

Books, Locations and Effects

This article contains the Books in Persona 5. It lists the Chapters to Read, effects, and location of each Book.

※ Updated May 5, 2017.


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Similar to in Persona 4, reading books often grants the protagonist experience in his Social Stats. Certain books may also provide a boost when doing specific activities.

This table summarizes the books obtainable and where they are obtained. Namely: Library, Hero’s Room, Shibuya Bookstore, and Shinjuku Bookstore.

Related article: Human Parameters


Name* Price Chapters Effect
The Great Thief 2 Knowledge+3
Pirate Legend 2 Guts+3
Zorro the Outlaw 2 Kindness+3
The Alluring Dancer 2 Charm+3
The Gallant Rogue 2 Guts+3
The Illusory Pope 2 Kindness+3
Cry of Cthulu 2 Guts+3
Woman in the Dark 2 Proficiency+3
  • The Gallant Rogue: After Joining Yusuke
  • The Illusory Popess: After Joining Makoto
  • Cry of Cthulu: After Joining Futaba
  • Woman in the Dark: After Joining Haru

Bookstore in the central street in Shibuya

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Playing the Game 700 2 Charm+3
Wise Men’s Words 700 2 Knowledge+3
Ghost Encounters 700 2 Guts+3
Tidying the Heart 700 2 Proficiency+3
Buchiko’s Story 700 2 Charm+3
Medjed Menace 1200 2 Knowledge+3
Weekend Parks 1800 1 “Inokashira Park” opened
Fishpond Spotter 1800 1 “Ichigaya” opened
Vague 1800 1 “Harajuku” opened
Nightlife Hotspots 1800 1 “Odaiba Seaside Park” opened
Musty Pages 1800 1 “Jimbocho” opened
Museum of Stars 1800 1 “Ikebukuro” opened
Tokyo Shrines 1800 1 “Meiji Jingumae” opened
  • Musty Pages, Museum of Stars, Tokyo Shrines arrive on 9/1.

Clean your room in Leblanc Attic

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Yoncha Wanderer 1

Shortcut of Batting Cage,

Bathhouse opened

Clear Mission

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Chinese Sweets 1 “Main town’s Chinatown” opened
Theme Park Escort 1 “Omotehama” opened
Shitamachi Reborn 1 “Asakusa” opened
  • Chinese Sweets: Clear Mission “Part-Time Job Full-time Hell”
  • Theme Park Escort: Clear Mission “We Aren’t Just your Slaves”
  • Shitamachi Reborn: Clear Mission “Who’s Muscling in Yongen-Jaya?”

Shinjuku Hinokokuya Bookstore

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Flowerpedia 2800 1 It allows you to find a hint when creating a bouquet at a flower shop during part-time work
Batting Science 2800 1 Grants access to “Third Eye,” in the Batting Cage
Essence of Fishing 2800 1 Grants access to “Third eye” when Fishing
Cinema Treasures 2800 1 Increase the effect of Watching Movies
Game Secrets 2800 1 Lowers difficulty by using “back” technique in Video Games
  • Flowerpedia: After finishing Flower Shop Part-Time Job
  • Batting Science: After finishing Batting Center
  • Essence of Fishing: After fishing for the first time
  • Cinema Treasures: After watching a movie
  • Game Secrets: After playing Video games for the first time

Jimbocho Narugucho Shobo

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Master Swordsman 8000 3 Guts+3~+?**

Jimbocho Nomugami Shobo

Name Price Chapters Effect
Call Me Chief 8000 3 Kindness+3
  • After Sword Warrior Turning Out

Jimbocho Arimoto Shobo

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Reckless Casanova 8000 3 Charm+3
  • After Reading it as a boss

Jimbocho Urakugo Shobo

Name* Price Chapters Effect
Speed Reading 12000 1 You will be able to read books by two bookmarks at a time
  • After Reading Kara Otokocho

*-Rough translations were used for most of the Titles.

**-Needs to be confirmed

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