Franco is a character appearing in Professor Layton and the Curious Village. He works the drawbridge that links St. Mystere to the outside world. Franco is also the first person in St. Mystere Professor Layton and Luke meet.


Franco gives Professor Layton one puzzle in the game: "The Crank and Slot". He also gives you the first Strange Gizmo. 



  • Because of his catchphrase, Character Designer Takuzo Nagano, used to call Franco "Hrmphy".

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