I understand that 2nd tier Personas do not necessarily have to appear. It just means MC is a failure as a friend. However, no Kamui means it is a bad ending with no complete Star Link and no true ending.
So...? --- Canon is only meant for blowing stuff up.
Dialogue during the game indicates all of those social links were completed, they just didn't use the personae for design reasons.
This. The 1st forms are the most recognizable in a way, so they went with those. --- PSN: TheLimit32 (Add Me! :D) 4everrr Playing: P4G and P4A Yukiko... She's My Everything... View our gallery of eternal love! <3 http://imgur.com/a/cBYhI#0
Apparently, second tier Personas willrevert back to their original form when not summoned within some time.
The P3 cast kept their second-tier Personas, though. Even when their skills had deteriorated from underuse when the Answer came around. --- Official [character] of the [game] board. "We'll go get you some mashed potatoes." - Naoto