Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Books List

List of Books in Persona 5 (P5), including number of chapters, price, and effects.

Books List

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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 to specific activities.

This table summarizes the obtainable books and where they can be obtained.
Human Parameters

Book Locations

Book names with (*) are roughly translated from the Japanese version of the game. We will update this article when the game comes out in the North America.

Library

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
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 After Yusuke Joins
The Illusory Popess 2 Kindness +3 After Makoto joins
Cry of Cthulu 2 Guts +3 After Futaba joins
Woman in the Dark 2 Proficiency +3 After Haru joins
Daughter of Ash* 2 Charm +3 10/4
The Man with a Bow* 2 Guts +3 After Akechi joins.
Fast Reading Illustrated* 1 Allows you to read two chapters of a book at a time. 7/1

Shibuya Bookstore

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Playing the Game 700 2 Charm +3
Wise Men’s Words 700 2 Knowledge +3 6/1
Ghost Encounters 700 2 Guts +3 7/1
Tidying the Heart 700 2 Proficiency +3
Buchiko’s Story 700 2 Charm +3
Medjed Menace 1200 2 Knowledge +3 5/6
Weekend Parks 1800 1 Unlocks “Inokashira Park” 7/17
Fishpond Spotter 1800 1 Unlocks “Ichigaya” 7/17
Vague 1800 1 Unlocks “Harajuku” 5/18
Nightlife Hotspots 1800 1 Unlocks “Odaiba Seaside Park” 6/1
Musty Pages 1800 1 Unlocks “Jinbocho” 9/1
Museum of Stars 1800 1 Unlocks “Ikebukuro” 9/1
Tokyo Shrines 1800 1 Unlocks “Meiji Shrine” 9/1
Walking in Nakano* 1800 1 Unlocks “Nakano” 10/1

Bedroom (LeBlanc)

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Yongen-Wanderer 1 Unlocks shortcut to Batting Cage
Unlocks Bathhouse
Clean your room.
On Modern Social Thought* 2 Knowledge +3 (+1 more if you Knowledge rank is 2). Clean your room.

Missions

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Chinese Sweets 1 Unlocks “Chinatown” Finish “Part-Time Job,” “Full-time Hell”
Theme Park Escort 1 Unlocks “Destinyland” Finish “We Aren’t Just your Slaves”
Shita-machi Reborn 1 Unlocks “Asakusa” Finish “Who’s Muscling in Yongen-Jaya”

Shinjuku Hinokokuya Bookstore

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Flowerpedia 2800 1 Find a hint when crafting bouquet Finish Flower Shop Part-Time
Batting Science 2800 1 Unlocks Third Eye in Batting Cage Finish Batting Center for the first time
Essence of Fishing 2800 1 Unlocks “Third Eye” in Fishing After fishing for the first time
Cinema Treasures 2800 1 Increase the effect of Watching Movies After watching a movie for the first time
Game Secrets 2800 1 Lowers difficulty in Video Games After playing video games for the first time
Darts Techniques from the Pros* 2800 1 Pointer movement slows down when using the “Third Eye” in Darts. After playing Darts for the first time.
Crafting Basics* 2,800 1 Doubles the number of infiltration tools created. After crafting an infiltration tool for the first.

Shibuya Sports Shop

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Open-Eye Billiard Techniques* 3500 1 Unlocks trick shots when playing Billiards. After playing Billiards for the first time.
Billiards Magician 1 Unlocks more trick shots when playing Billiards. Obtained automatically after raising technical rank to 3.

Jinbocho Nagiuri Bookstore

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Master Swordsman 8000 3 Guts +3 (+1 hidden)
Call Me Chief 8000 3 Kindness +3 (+1 hidden) After reading Master Swordsman
Reckless Casanova 8000 3 Charm +3 (+1 hidden) After reading Master Swordsman
A Great Tale* 8000 3 Knowledge +3 (+1 hidden) After reading Master Swordsman
Latest Karakuri Analysis* 12000 3 Proficiency +3 (+1 hidden) After reading Master Swordsman
Speed Reading 12000 1 You can read two chapters at a time After reading the five books above.

Mysterious Trader Sakai

Name Price Chapters Effect How to unlock
Factorization Study Method* 1 Increases Knowledge gained through reading. Trade for Millimeter MRE (obtained from Untouchable vending machine) from 7/26 to 7/30.

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