|Japanese Name||吉田 寅之助|
|First Appearance||Persona 5|
- "The brand of a failed politician has been engraved on me so deeply."
- —Toranosuke Yoshida to the protagonist, Persona 5
Toranosuke Yoshida is a character from Persona 5.
Toranosuke wears his black business suit, yellow dotted red tie, and a green sash that reads, “Friendly Society, Bright Future.”
Toranosuke is a man who gives soapbox speeches outside of Shibuya Station. In the 20 years since he started, he’s lost seven consecutive elections. Given certain circumstances, considerably few people stop and listen to Yoshida’s words, but his speeches are actually good. He is confronting the country’s future with seriousness. The protagonist first meets Toranosuke during the former's part-time in the beef bowl restaurant. The player can volunteer to aid in his public speech to build up the Cooperation with him.
|2||Art of Negotiation||After asking for money or item from the target, the player can make an additional request instead of ending the negotiation immediately.|
- Toranosuke's name is very similar to (吉田 寅次郎), a short-lived but influential intellectual and careerist who nurtured many major activists of the .