Persona 5 is less than 5 months away, and we’re still meeting the cast of characters that make up the Phantom Thieves. This time, we are introduced to Futaba Sakura, the resident hacker of the Phantom Thieves.

When you’re a group of mischievous teenage rebels up to no good, it would probably be beneficial to have a member act as your eyes and ears. It’s not the most glamourous of jobs, but Futaba Sakura is in her element when acting as the Phantom Thieves’ resident hacker. Although she’s a socially awkward recluse who stopped attending school, she gets tangled up with the gang and ends up as their navigator. Codenamed Oracle, Futaba is a vital member of the Phantom Thieves who will always guide them towards their destination or find a nifty escape route when they’re in a jam. She can also offer moral support that provides buffs to the team to change the tide of battles!

In addition, Atlus USA sat down with Futaba’s VA, Erica Lindbeck to talk about playing the character:

Persona 5 releases on PlayStation 3 and 4 on April 4, 2017.

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Clinton Bowman-Christie
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Teacher's Assistant by day, passionate gamer and wrestling fan by night. This describes Clinton to a T. A Brooklyn, New York resident for all of his life, gaming, Power Rangers, football, basketball and wrestling pretty much comprise a lot of his free time. Whether he's agreeing with Stephen A. Smith, lamenting how Power Rangers RPM is one of the greatest seasons in the Power Rangers canon, John Cena and the New Day in general, or how Tim Duncan is the best baller in the NBA, his unbridled passion brings a uniqueness that accentuates what the Outerhaven is all about.