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Professor Layton and the Phantom Deity
Professor Layton Book 2
Author Satoshi Yanagihara
Illustrator Noriko Maruya,
Tadashi Takamura,
Taku Nagano
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Series Professor Layton's Second Series
Genre Novel
Publisher Level-5
Publication date December 16, 2009
Pages 324
ISBN 9784092897243
Chapter Chronology

Professor Layton and the Phantom Deity (レイトン教授と怪人ゴッド) is the second book based on the Professor Layton series. The book is the second Professor Layton Novel which was preceded by Professor Layton and the Wandering Castle.

Plot summary

Throughout London, a series of art thefts has been taking place. To count, exactly seven famous paintings, artifacts, and other works of art have been stolen from the area from a mysterious Phantom Deity, who disappears into the night sky every time he is seen. Professor Layton, Luke, and Remi have been called from Scotland Yard, Inspector Grosky to stop the Phantom Deity, and find the missing items.

Main characters

  • Professor Hershel Layton- A professor of archaelogy at Gressenheller University. He has a love of puzzles, and his famous intuition has made him a mini-celbrity through all the mysteries he has solved. But he always remembers to behave like a gentleman.
  • Luke Triton- The self-proclaimed assistant to Professor Layton. He accompanies the Professor to solve the many mysteries. He has a talent that allows him to talk to animals.
  • Remi Altava
  • Clamp Grosky
  • Clowly
  • Dirk Soze
  • Lester
  • Rambert
  • Phantom Deity
Professor Layton Novels
Professor Layton Novels: Professor Layton and the Wandering CastleProfessor Layton and the Phantom Deity