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Tortus

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Tortus
Race Hylian
Gender Male
Game(s)
Family Gampy (deceased father)
Mother
Wife
Anju (daughter)

Tortus is a character mentioned in Majora's Mask.

Biography

Tortus was Anju's father and the son of her Grandmother and Gampy. By the time the events in Majora's Mask occur, Tortus is already deceased.[1] His name is only known because Anju's Grandmother often calls Anju and Link by the name "Tortus."[2] Anju must constantly remind her Grandmother that Tortus is no longer alive,[3] but she never appears to fully understand.[4] However, there are a few hints in the game, such as in the Grandmother's Diary, that suggest she might be faking her senility, and may find mentioning Tortus the way she does a convincing way of maintaining this illusion.[5][6]

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese トータス (Tōtasu) Same as English.
French-speaking countries French Tortus
Federal Republic of Germany German Tortus
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Tortus
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Tortus (MM3D)

See Also

References

  1. "We used to be a cafeteria, but after my father died, the room rentals that were part of our service became our main focus." — Anju (Majora's Mask)
  2. [Speaking to Anju] "Oh, Tortus. I've already had lunch." — Anju's Grandmother (Majora's Mask)
  3. "Grandmother...I am Anju! Tortus was my dad..." — Anju (Majora's Mask)
  4. "Didn't I say that I already ate lunch, Tortus?!? Impossible child!" — Anju's Grandmother (Majora's Mask)
  5. "It was my granddaughter who cooked again today. Putting that to the lips shortens the life! I thought of a way to get by without eating. I'll try it tomorrow. I just hope I'm not caught." — Granny's Diary (Majora's Mask)
  6. "'Then don't eat my food. I give up...' 'Whew!' '"Whew?"' 'Er... W-W-Whewwwould you like me to read you a story?'" — Anju and her Grandmother (Majora's Mask)