Persona 5 Anime Announced For 2018 Release in Japan

Persona 5 Anime

Despite being a spinoff of the Megami Tensei series, the Persona series has become a major hit in Japan and a cult favorite in the U.S. Its blending of the supernatural elements of the Megami Tensei series with its familiar high school setting has allowed it to captivate audiences worldwide. These aspects have made the franchise a cultural touchstone in Japan, so naturally the franchise has been adapted into anime series several times already. Now, players of Persona 5 can experience the events of the game in a new way with the newly announced Persona 5 anime series.

The teaser trailer for the new series was posted by pKjd on Dailymotion, after being released first by Atlus on Anime New Network’s region-locked YouTube channel. The series is titled Persona 5 The Animation and is being produced by Atlus in partnership with A-1 Pictures for a 2018 release in Japan. It is not yet know where the series will air in Japan, or even if a Western release is being considered, but considering that the prequel anime Persona 5: The Day Breakers has been made available on Western streaming services, fans should keep their hopes alive and their demand for the series heard.

It also appears that the original Japanese cast from the Persona 5 game will return to voice act in the new game, including Jun Fukuyama as the Protagonist. Hopefully fans enjoy this take on a game that has delighted many so far. What do you guys think about the new Persona 5 anime series? What aspects from the game do you want to see in anime form? Let us know in the comments below!

Be sure to stay tuned for the latest Persona news, such as the Persona director passing the series onto a successor, here on Don’t Feed the Gamers! Follow us on Twitter to see our updates the minute they go live!

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A royally radical and totally tubular 90s kid, Cory has a passion for all things nerdy, particularly gaming and nostalgia. While an accountant by day, he strives to be as creative and humorous as possible in his free time, be it here writing on Don't Feed the Gamers, or making dumb satirical posts on his Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Instagram accounts.


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