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List of Professor Layton Characters shows a list of important characters and recurring characters throughout the Professor Layton Nintendo game series.

Main characters

Professor Layton

Professor Hershel Layton is the series' main character. He is a stereotypical English gentleman, who enjoys solving puzzles and drinking tea. He is a professor of archaeology at London's Gressenheller University. Because of his prowess at solving puzzles and mysteries, he is well-known throughout London and the world. He also has a recurring quote, being: 'That's what a gentleman does'. The signature feature of his appearance would be his brown top hat, complete with a red sash, which he wears along with an orange shirt under a brown high collared coat with matching pants. He is voiced by Yo Oizumi in Japanese and Christopher Miller in English.

Luke Triton

Luke Triton is Professor Layton's apprentice and number one fan. He aspires to be a gentleman like his professor, though like all boys his age, he has a tendency to let a cheeky remark slip out. He is fond of puzzles, animals, teddy bears, and the color blue. Luke is also able to understand and converse with animals, which has proven helpful in his adventures with Layton. He is voiced by Maki Horikita in Japanese, Lani Minella in US English and Maria Darling in UK English.

Emmy Altava

Emmy Altava Professor Layton's assistant, as appointed by the President of Gressenheller University. She is said to be a heroine, and loves taking pictures, bringing her camera everywhere with her. She is voiced by Aibu Saki.

Flora Reinhold

Flora Reinhold is the daughter of the wealthy Augustus Reinhold. She is sweet, shy, and reserved, but can show her stubborn side when dealing with others' concerns for her safety. After the events in the Curious Village, she becomes Layton's ward and sometimes accompanies Layton and Luke on their adventures. Flora also loves to cook, but to the dismay of Layton and Luke, she's rather bad at it. She is voiced by Mamiko Noto in Japanese, and Lani Minella in English.

Don Paolo

Don Paolo is the main villain of the first three games. Don is a scientist and inventor, though because he uses his research and inventions for evil purposes, he's - understandably - rather disliked. He despises Layton with a fierceness that baffles even said professor. His hate harbored for Layton is revealed in Professor Layton and the Unwound Future. When he is not plotting evil, Don Paolo enjoys listening to and making music. He is voiced by Christopher Miller in English.

Jean Descole

Jean Descole is the new villain of the second trilogy. He is responsible for the evil happening to the town. He is confident Layton can solve the mystery, and wants to put an end to the professor's work.

Inspector Chelmey

Inspector Chelmey is the police chief of London's Scotland Yard. It is said that he strikes fear into the heart of all criminals in London. Despite this, it seems that Layton and Luke always manage to be one step ahead of the inspector. When not working, he enjoys his wife's sweet potato fritters. He is voiced by Christopher Miller in English.

Inspector Clamp Groski

Inspector Clamp Groski is a police inspector from Scotland Yard (replaces Inspector Chelmey), and has a fiery passion for mysteries that require his expertise. He is also very athletic and energetic, and sports a distinctly protruding bush of chest hair.

Granny Riddleton

Granny Riddleton is a recurring character, first appearing chronologically (though not present for the rest of the game) in the Specter's Flute. Most people view her as a witch, presumably due to her get up. She appears throughout Layton and Luke's adventures, gathering all of the puzzles that they've missed and puts it in a small hut. She has a granddaughter in the Unwound Future.

Curious Village Characters

Baron Reinhold

Baron Augustus Reinhold passed away, leaving behind a legendary family treasure - the Golden Apple. He was said to be a kind and caring man.

Lady Dahlia

Lady Dahlia is the mistress of the Reinhold Manor, following Augustus Reinhold's death. She has a cold, snappy and snobby demeanor, but shows her sweet side when dealing with Flora. She sends a letter to Layton asking for his assistance in solving the mystery of the Golden Apple.

Matthew

Matthew has faithfully served as the Reinhold Manor's butler for many years. He has a constantly worried expression, which could be due to Lady Dahlia's constant demands.

Simon

Simon is one of Lady Dahlia's cousins. He appears early in the game and he acts somewhat stuck up.

Gordon

Gordon is another friend of the Reinhold family. He too is extremely wealthy, though frets constantly about attracting the ladies.

Ramon

Ramon is the Reinhold family's gardener. He's known in the village by most as 'that man with creepy purple lips'. He tends to hang out at Crouton's cafe rather than working.

Stachenscarfen

Stachenscarfen, also simply known as Stachen, is one of the villagers of St. Mystere. He later makes cameos in the next two games. At the end of the first game's credits, he is shown exiting St. Mystere. Much about Stachenscarfen remains a mystery, because he randomly appears in various locations without any explanation.

Claudia

Claudia is the pampered feline pet of Lady Dahlia. This fluffy little cat may have a delicate name, but the truth is that she is actually a he.

Diabolical/Pandora's Box Characters

Dr. Schrader

Dr. Andrew Schrader is Professor Layton's old mentor. He is a polite and intelligent man, who falls victim to the Elysian Box as a result of researching its curse. He sends a letter to Layton before falling victim to the curse, leading Layton and Luke on to find the cause behind his death.

Katia Anderson

Katia Anderson is a mysterious young lady, who is seeking the Elysian Box. As the daughter of the mayor of Dropstone, she is well known in her town, and is said to be a beautiful, sweet girl.

Anton Herzen

Anton Herzen is rumored to be a vampire inhabiting Folsense's Herzen Castle, seeming not to age at all for 50 years. He has a strong connection to the Elysian Box.

Mr. Beluga

Mr. Beluga (birth name is Fredrich Herzen) is the founder of the Molentary Express, as well as being Sammy's uncle and the younger brother of Anton Herzen. He too is in search of the Elysian Box.

Sammy Thunder

Samuel "Sammy" Thunder is the train conductor of the Molentary Express, and the nephew of Mr. Beluga. Despite his job, Sammy acts like a rockstar, and loves nothing more than to rock and roll. He gives Layton a camera, which becomes a mini-game that unlocks more puzzles.

Barton

Barton is Inspector Chelmey's timid assistant. It is a little-known fact that he is actually 27 years old, despite his appearance.

Unwound Future Characters

Future Luke

Future Luke(Real Name: Clive) is the young man who meets Layton and Luke in the future, introducing himself as an older version of Luke. Luke explains the circumstances and situation of the future to the professor and his younger self, then joins their pursuit for the truth, and to save the Prime Minister. He is voiced by Yuri Lowenthal in English.

Dr. Stahngun/Alan Dimitri

Alan Dimitri, under the disguise of 'Dr. Stahngun', kidnaps the British Prime Minister Bill Hawke at his showing of his time machine. He used to be a research partner with Bill Hawk and Claire. He is voiced by Liam O'Brien in English.

Bill Hawke

Bill Hawke is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He is a serious man, who ends up being kidnapped by Dimitri. He used to be a research partner with Dimitri and Claire.

Claire

Claire is Professor Layton's old college girlfriend. She was admired by many.

Celeste

Celeste, or Salias in Japan, is Claire's younger sister who meets Layton and company in the future. She helps them out of a few sticky situations, and bears a striking resemblance to her older sister.

Specter's Flute Characters

Emmy Altava

Emmy Altava Professor Layton's assistant, as appointed by the President of Gressenheller University. She is said to be a heroine, and loves taking pictures, bringing her camera everywhere with her. She is voiced by Aibu Saki.

Rosa Grims

Rosa Grims is Layton's secretary, maid, and friend. She keeps track of research, cleans his room, and is known for her good advice.

Jean Descole

Jean Descole is the new villain of the second trilogy. He is responsible for the evil happening to the town. He is confident Layton can solve the mystery, and wants to put an end to the professor's work.

Inspector Clamp Groski

Inspector Clamp Groski is a police inspector from Scotland Yard (replaces Inspector Chelmey), and has a fiery passion for mysteries that require his expertise. He is also very athletic and energetic.

Kete

Kete is Granny Riddleton's cat who collects all the unsolved puzzles (replaces Granny Riddleton) for Layton to solve.

Clark Triton

Clark Triton is the mayor of Mist Haley and Luke's father. He is also a friend of Professor Layton from college. He sends Layton a letter requesting his assistance to solve the mystery of the specter.

Brenda Triton

Brenda Triton is Clark's wife, and Luke's mother. Luke is very attached to her.

Yula Alanbard

Yula Alanbard the townsfolk refer to her as the catastrophic witch. They say she wants to bring destruction to the entire village. She has an illness which keeps her homebound, and she rarely goes outside. She has a soft spot towards Luke.

Tony Alanbard

Tony Alanbard is Yula's younger brother. Although his sister thinks he's a kind child, he can act very mischievous when nobody is around.

Levin Jakes

Levin Jakes is Mist Haley's Chief of Police. The entire village has complete trust in him. Some say that he is so good at his job, he must be sent from God.

Dark Crows

The Dark Crows as the demon that attacks Layton, Luke, and Remi. She has the ability to transport anywhere she wants to go. She lives in the Black Market and gives Layton, Luke, and Remi quite a chase.

Eternal Diva Characters

Jenis Quatlane

Jenis Quatlane is a famed opera singer who requests Professor Layton's aid. She is known to have a beautiful voice. Her voice actress in Japanese is Nana Mizuki, who is also a popular Japanese singer.

Odlaw Whistler

Odlaw Whistler is the pianist who runs the music in the opera house. He built the Crown Petone 10 years ago, the same time his daughter, Mirena died.

Milena Whistler

Milena Whistler is odlaw's daughter and Jenis's best friend who died 10 years prior to the start of the film. But she strangely reappears as a young girl.

Curtis O'Donnel

Curtis O'Donnel is adventurous sea-captain. He wants to win the Eternal Life in order to travel the world forever.

Marco Broshiv

Marco Broshiv is amateur historian. He wants to win the Eternal Life inorder to solve all the mysteries of the ancient world.

Amelia Ruth

Amelia Ruth is talented, and beautiful young lady. She is a champion chess player, known throughout all Britain. Her grandfather is dying, and she wants to use the Eternal Life to keep him alive.

Freddy Bagased

Freddy Bagased is Wealthy CEO who lives in London. His doctor gave him six months to live, and he wants to win Eternal Life so his companies will remain successful.

Annie Doretchi

Annie Doretchi is a famous British author. She wants Eternal Life inorder to write novels forever.

Misha Leidori

Misha Leidori is a beautiful model. She wants the Eternal Life so she will never age, and be pretty forever.

Pierre Starbuck

Pierre Starbuck is a star soccer player, who had to give up playing due to a leg injury. He wants the Eternal Life in order to play again.

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