Tae Takemi

Tae Takemi

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Also known as

Dark Physician
Back-alley doctor
Punk-rock Woman
Languid Doctor
The Plague

Japanese Name

武見(たけみ) 妙(たえ)


Takemi Tae
Yami Isha

Reading: Tae Takemi

First Appearance

Persona 5


Phantom Thieves of Hearts


Back-alley Doctor




Butterfly Kiss

Japanese VA

Yuka Saitō

English VA

Kirsten Potter (P5)
Abby Trott (P5R/P5A)

“I don’t want the general public to know about my original medicines. So you’re strictly prohibited from disclosing what happens here to anyone… Understood?” —Tae Takemi to the supporter, Persona 5
Tae Takemi is a character in Persona 5. She is a back alley doctor who owns a clinic in Yongen-Jaya, not far from Café Leblanc. Her clinic serves as the musician ‘s medicine booth throughout the game .



Takemi has dark blue haircloth in a messy bob-cut with numb bangs and brown eyes. She has red smash polish on both her fingers and toes. She is fairly short, standing merely slenderly taller than Futaba Sakura without her heels. Her kit consists of a distinctive ashen lab-coat that is worn over a short-circuit darkness green attire. She accessorizes with a red cringle belt, a black studded necklace garroter which connects to multiple necklaces, and strappy black platform high heels. In her casual outfit, she still wears her choker and necklace. She wears a bracelet, short black crown, a blue dress with a white spiderweb design, and black ripped leggings alongside matching black ankle boots. She is noted by Morgana to have an “ matter to fashion sense. ” During the third semester in Persona 5 Royal, she has a newly winter outfit : a black leather jacket with a fur neck, total darkness leather gloves, a black top, a crimson skirt, and switches her rip leggings for integral leggings .


Takemi is a slightly eccentric young charwoman. She dresses like a punk rock and has a diseased common sense of wit, reacting with hilarity when she gets the supporter to try out a fresh medicine, watching him wiggle. due to her bad reputation, she can easily tell when one of her patients has an later motivation, as those kind of patients are all she gets. Her reputation as “ the Plague ” has made her highly cynical and insecure, claiming that she ‘s only good for making experimental drugs, even after being praised for curing a young daughter. Despite her benighted smell of liquid body substance, Takemi is however a identical kind and caring person, as one would expect from a doctor ; although she gets annoyed at the supporter for his attempted deception, she decides to make a hand with him afterwards, saying she ‘ll give him medicines to recover his health. After he agrees to become her assistant, she frequently checks on him to out of concern for his health. however, she never calls him by his name, rather referring to him as “ [ her ] fiddling wop hog, ” a name she continues to use tied after they start dating ( if the protagonist chooses to date her ). Takemi is besides very intimate about traditional Shinto prayer rituals, which is shown when the protagonist takes Ann Takamaki to Meiji Shrine, which results in a scene where the two meet each other .


Persona 5

Tae Takemi is the owner of Takemi Medical Clinic in Yongen-Jaya, which acts as the main add for the party ‘s recovery items in the game. She believes in her own theory of pharmaceutics and sells barely legal prescriptions to her patients secretly. She primitively worked for a university but was fired after she was scapegoated for a black checkup test she advised against, and it is finally revealed her clinical trial is actually an try to perfect the drug and regain her credibility. by and by, it is revealed the affected role who died actually survived, but lost her confidence in Takemi ‘s old hospital and transferred out-to prevent bad PR, the director Shoichi Oyamada ( who was covetous of Takemi to begin with, feeling he only received his side due to nepotism ) covered up her survival and perjured Takemi for the affected role ‘s “ death. ” After stealing his heart, he admits the truth and Takemi ‘s good identify is restored. After the completion of Futaba ‘s Palace, the supporter calls Takemi. After a brief examination, Takemi states that Futaba has unnaturally first gear stamen and strength, most likely ascribable to her homebound nature .


To see Takemi’s Confidant’s dialogue options, see Confidant/Tae Takemi
For the list of items in Takemi’s Clinic, see Takemi Medical Clinic

“Considering all the actions you’ve taken, you must’ve had someone with medical expertise. Who? And how did you treat your wounds? It’ll be easy to find out who if we look into this, you know!”Persona 5Sae Niijima talking about Tae Takemi, Takemi ‘s confidant progresses through the protagonist working as the test subject of her clinical trial. This confidant can be unlocked on April 18th, but reaching rate 2 requires Guts of at least membership 2 ( Bold ). Going past rank 7 of her Confidant will besides require Charm rank 4 ( Charismatic ). Taking share in her clinical trials will raise the protagonist ‘s courage at certain ranks. Takemi ‘s Romance road requires the protagonist to reply with one of these responeses : “ I ‘m gladiolus you did ” in absolute 6, “ I ‘m your ally ” in rate 7, or “ It ‘s for Miwa-chan ” in social station 7. If they do not, she will reject the supporter ‘s confession in rank and file 9, saying “ You ‘re very kind. Or, possibly faithful is a better word ? ” Takemi ‘s farewell endow to the supporter on the concluding day after maxing her Confidant is a Dog Tag. This detail allows the protagonist the ability to buy all items that she sells in her patronize from the start of New Game+. The supporter will still need to raise her Confidant to Rank 7 to unlock her discounts. If the supporter pursues a romanticist relationship with Takemi, she will gift the supporter a Muffler on Christmas, allowing the protagonist to earn more points when using a Death Persona during their Confidant in NG+, and Takemi’s Chocolate on Valentine ‘s Day, which in full restores SP to one ally when consumed .


Increases the selection of healing items at the clinic.

Adds more healing items to the clinic.

Adds support items to the inventory at the clinic.

Decreases the price for all items sold at the clinic.

Increases the selection of revival items at the clinic.

Persona 5 Royal

Tae first appears on the afternoon of April 9th, walking past the supporter on the way to her clinic upon his arrival in Yongen-Jaya .

Persona 5 Strikers

Takemi ‘s clinic is closed during the summer as she is gone to attend an academic conference. Most of its functions are rather available in Sophia ‘s Shop .

Persona 5 Mementos Missions

Takemi is first referenced in the third gear chapter of the manga as a request on the Phan-Site. here she is initially a fishy in the poison attack on the idol director Shiro Asakura as one of her remedies may have been the poison. initially, Ren does n’t believe the accusations remembering Takemi ‘s by with Shoichi Oyamada. however this is concisely switched over to belief as Yusuke collapses and Ryuji and Ann see blue faced children in Takemi ‘s waiting room. however during chapter four, this confusion is cleared up, Yusuke collapsed from a combination of light dehydration and an unbalance diet. The blue faced children were actually wearing zombi makeup for Halloween .


Persona 5

TaeArt Concept art

TakemiTextIcon Takemi ‘s text pictureTakemi Confidant Icon Takemi ‘s Confidant portraitTakemi Tae Office Takemi in her medical clinicTae talk Takemi talking to the protagonistHarem Takemi after Valentine ‘s Day

Persona 5 Portraits

P5 portrait of Tae Takemi Tae Takemi ‘s portrayalP5 portrait of Takemi smiling Takemi smilingP5 portrait of Takemi scowling Takemi scowlingP5 portrait of Takemi sad Takemi sadP5 portrait of Takemi surprised Takemi surprisedP5 portrait of Takemi blushing Takemi blushP5 portrait of Takemi flushed Takemi flushedP5 portrait of Tae's casual attire Takemi ‘s casual attireTae Winking Cut-in Takemi winking cut-inTae Surprised Cut-in Takemi surprised cut-in

Persona 5 Royal Portraits

P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Takemi ‘s winter coatingP5R Portrait Takemi Winter Smiling Takemi beamish ( Winter coat )P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Scowling Takemi beetle-browed ( Winter coat )P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Sad Takemi sad ( Winter coating )P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Surprised Takemi surprised ( Winter coat )P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Blushing Takemi blush ( Winter coat )P5R Portrait Takemi Winter Flushed Takemi flushed ( Winter coating )

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Persona 5 The Animation

P5A Tae Tae makes a cameo in Persona 5 The AnimationP5A Artbook Tae Tae in the P5A Artbook

In early Languages



Flag of the United States English

Tae Takemi

Flag of Japan Japanese

武見 妙 (Takemi Tae)

Flag of South Korea Korean

타케미 타에 (Takemi Ta-e)

Flag of Hong KongFlag of the Republic of China Traditional Chinese

武見 妙 (Yù chuán qiānzǎo)


  • Tae Takemi could be a reference to Tarō Takemi (武見 太郎), a male physician from 1930 to 1982. Tarō Takemi fought for equality for the weak and persuaded the Ministry of Health and Welfare to list many medicines of Kampo (medical study originated from China) as recognized prescriptions.
  • Her nickname in the medical community, the Plague, is inspired by the Black Death (fitting her Arcana). The phenomenon killed 75-200 million people (between 30 to 60% of the population) in Europe.
  • Hidden data in the game indicates that it is intended to be possible to doubt or break Takemi’s Confidant. If this happens, the protagonist cannot buy high grade medicine from her.

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