Welcome to the Velvet Room... An ancient prisoner has escaped her confinement - and Cresselia and Darkrai charge Hoopa with her recapture! But Hoopa needs help, and he gets another ancient being to enlist and prepare members of the J-Team. Called to fight in the Collective Unconsciousness, a group of the J-Team is given the power to give form to aspects of their souls and minds - Persona and Pokésona. But to capture the fugitive Izanami the J-Team must venture deep within the Fog, where they must confront enemies that even they may not be able to overcome... Themselves.
- Izanami escapes her prison.
- Unknown to most, Edward Thames is chosen by an unknown entity.
- In response, members of the J-team are chosen and become "The Contractors".
- Mondo, SleepyHead, Joseph, Jacob, Lane, and Pentigan all face their Shadow Selves and claim their Personas and Pokésonas.
- The unknown entity grants Thames his Persona, Magatsu-Izanagi.
- The Velvet Room becomes unstable as Ren's and a few other contractor's fates become unstable.
- Ren and the other contractors face Shadow Ren and are defeated, but are saved by the Velvet Siblings.
- Dune and Deziree face their Shadow Selves and claim their Personas.
- Thames attacks the Pyrite Police Station defeating Lillith and injuring Sherles.
- Ren reveals basic information on the Velvet Room, its denizens, and the contract to recapture Izanami to the J-Team as a whole.
- Des and Daydre and Silent face their Shadow Selves and claim their Personas.
- The Contractors enter the final dungeon and hep Verax claim his Persona.
- Philemon gifts each of the Contractors a medallion-like trinket.
- News of People and Pokémon falling victim to a mysterious illness dubbed "Apathy Syndrome" begins to spread.
- Several of the J-Team are formally introduced to the Velvet Room and its denizens.
- Several of the J-Team claim their Personas and Pokésonas
- Ren gains his Persona, Abe no Seimei.
- Mendel gains his Persona, Pythagoras.
- Dune gains his Persona, Siegfried
- Deziree gains her Pokésona, Ptah.
- Jacob gains his Persona, Shiva
- Verax gains his Persona, Matador
- Lisa gains her Pokésona, Fitcher's Vogel.
- Sleepyhead gains her Pokésona, Phobetor.
- Lane gains his Pokésona, Yomotsu-Ikusa.
- Lyuri gains her Persona, Himiko
- Mondo gains his Pokésona, Sukona-Hikona
- Joseph gains his Persona, Lin Bu.
- Silent gains his Persona, Al-mi'raj
- Daydre gains her Persona, Huli Jing
- Des gains his Persona, Muramasa
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- This Media arc is based on the Persona series of the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, primarily taking its plot and story queues from Persona 4: Golden.
- Several demons and creatures from other Shin Megami Tensei games make appearances as well.