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Good Days, Everybody, today here's a new Proposal of Pure Good and our candidate is The Professor Layton from the series of the same name.

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What's the work

Professor Layton is a puzzle adventure video game series and transmedia franchise developed by Level-5. The property consists primarily of seven main video games, a mobile spin-off, an animated theatrical film, and an anime television series, while additionally incorporating an array of secondary titles and media including a crossover game with Capcom's Ace Attorney series.

The first three games follow the adventures of Professor Hershel Layton and his apprentice Luke Triton, while the subsequent three games and film are prequels, focusing on how Luke and Layton met and their original exploits. Later installments follow the escapades of Layton's children and their respective allies in settings old and new. Each title features a series of puzzles and mysteries provided by the citizens of locales that the main characters explore. It is not necessary to solve all the puzzles to progress, but some are mandatory, and at certain points in the game a minimum number of puzzles must be solved before the story can continue.

Who is Him?

Hershel Layton (Born name is "Theodore Bronev") is the title character and original protagonist of the series. Having become a professor of archeology at London's Gressenheller University at age 27, he quickly became reputable for his highly diverse skill set, most particularly his formidable puzzle-solving prowess. He wears an iconic black top hat with a red band, along with an orange shirt under a black high-collared coat and matching pants, and behaves like a stereotypical English gentleman with a particular predilection for drinking tea. After sharing an adventure with Luke Triton, the son of his old friend, Clark, with whom he studied at university, he would take on the boy as his ward.

Admirable Standard/Goodness Zone

Professor Layton has shown very good deeds in helping people and solving puzzles and mysteries and here are what his good deeds have been:

  • Rescue Flora from tower who was assault by Don Paolo with his flying machine and also rescue her in the Mobile Fortress who was build by Clive Dove.
  • Defending Katia from Anthony Herzen in a swordfighting, After this wrongly, I mistook her for Sophie.
  • Alongside with his apprentice Luke Triton, Phoenix Wright and Maya Fey they defended a girl named Espella Cantabella who had been accused by witchcraft in several trials and also saving her alongside Eve Belduke from a falling death.
  • Stop Clive and his henchmen named "The Family", to prevent them from destroying all of London and falling from grace.
  • Has managed to unmask Don Paolo, knowing his mastery of disguise.
  • He's help Luke solve the case of The Specter's Flute.
  • Saved Janice Quatlane and stopped Jean Descole in the Detra-Gigant.
  • Resolving the mystery of the Masked Gentleman who turned people into stone.

Corrupting Factors

Layton has had some corrupting factor, there was more than one occasion when he raised Luke to shut up, although he did not want to do it on purpose, and also some so-called Layton Kyouju to Yukai na Jiken and Layton-kyōju to Mayoi no Mori manga behaves somewhat awkward and jerkish, however these I do not consider as canonical.


I say yes, Layton is definite one of the bravest and selfless gentlemens from a puzzle game.