Hershel Layton is a professor of archeology at Gressenheller University, in the United Kingdom. He is the main character of the Professor Layton series. He enjoys solving puzzles, and in fact this is the main focus of the Professor Layton series. Luke Triton is his self-proclaimed apprentice.
Super Smash Bros. Global Apocalypse
Professor Layton appears as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Global Apocalypse. He is available from the start as a newcomer fighter. He can be considered one of the game's most essential Universes, along with Mario, Kirby, Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda.