Aniplex have released a preview of the Persona 5 tie-in anime special Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers-, revealing the TV one-shot’s main staff. The show will air on September 3rd head of the game’s release, and is directed by Takaharu Ozaki (previously director of photography on Occult Academy) at A-1 Pictures. Shinichi Inotsume of Gangsta. writes the script, while Joker Game‘s Toshiyuki Yahagi and Bungaku Shojo‘ Keita Matsumoto adapt the character designs for animation.
Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers PV via pKjd
The promo trailer also announces the show’s main cast from the game as follows:
Jun Fukuyama as Protagonist
Mamoru Miyano as Ryuji Sakamoto
Nana Mizuki as An Takamaki
Ikue Ohtani as Morganna
Tomokazu Sugita as Yusuke Kitagawa
Atlus additionally released an 18-minute gameplay video from the beginning of Persona 5‘s story:
And earlier the same day (July 19th), the studio presented the RPG’s opening animation by Ghost in the Shell studio Production I.G:
Persona 5 is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on September 15th in Japan, and February 14th in the Americas, with Atlus “looking into” providing the game’s Japanese audio track as DLC for the west. Game publishers Deep Silver have picked up Persona 5 and all other future Atlus titles from NIS America, who dropped the studio from their distributions list and abandoned sole responsibility for distributing Atlus releases in Europe.