An English release for The Art of Persona 5 has been announced via a listing on Amazon US. Published by Prima Games, it is set to be released on June 27, 2017.
This will likely be a localization of the art book released in Japan on December 26th, 2016, however the page count as listed on Amazon is lower, with 432 pages instead of 512.
The art book will contain:
- Character Gallery: Includes compelling artwork of the main characters and their personas, plus personal data never before released in English!
- Concept Art: Loaded with initial character concepts, rough sketches, original drafts, and illustrations—a must-have for Persona fans!
- Game Visuals: Chronicles the inspiration behind graphics seen in the game, including setting illustrations, story scenarios, and other key images.
- Illustration Gallery: Magazine covers and posters collected in one convenient location.
- Creator Commentary: Interspersed with exclusive details and little-known tidbits straight from character creator Shigenori Soejima!
Unlike the Japanese release, the opening animation storyboard is not listed as being included. The page count is also lower.
- Name: The Art of Persona 5
- Pages / Format: 432 pages / paperback
- Release Date: June 27, 2017
- Price: $39.99
- Language: English
- Publisher: Prima Games
- Amazon US Link / Amazon Canada Link / Amazon UK Link
Persona 5 was released for the PS3 and PS4 in Japan on September 15, 2016. It was released for the PS4 in Traditional Chinese on March 23, 2017. It will release in North America and Europe on April 4th, 2017, and in Korean in 2017.