Persona 4 Arena and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Manga Series to be Release in English in 2023 [Update]

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Update (2022-11-15): Udon Entertainment officially confirmed the release of the manga on November 4th through a tweet. However, the company has since deleted that tweet. An embed of it can be seen below.

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Online retailer listings such as on Amazon US and Right Stuf indicate that the manga adaptations of Persona 4 Arena and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will finally be released in English next year, published by Udon Entertainment.

Published monthly in Dengeki Maoh magazine with author Aiya Kyu, the first volume of the P4A  manga was released in Japan in May 2013, with the third and final volume released in March 2014.

Following the first series, the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax manga—illustrated by Rokuro Saito—debuted in the June 27, 2015 issue of Dengeki Maoh magazine and was serialized on a monthly basis afterwards. The final volume was released in June 2018.

According to the listings, the first volume is set to be released in English on February 21, 2023, the second volume on April 18, 2023, and the third volume on June 27, 2023. The first volume of the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax manga will be on July 18, 2023.

Persona 4 Arena Volume 1

Persona 4 Arena manga volume 1 cover featuring Yu Narukami and Aigis.

The casts of PERSONA 3 and PERSONA 4 collide!

A dormant anti-shadow suppression weapon named Labrys has been stolen! Mitsuru Kirijo and Aigis begin investigating its whereabouts. Meanwhile Yu Narukami returns to Inaba to reunite with his friends, the Investigation Team. What he finds waiting for him there is a strange fighting tournament held inside the TV World!

Product Details

  • Name: Persona 4 Arena Volume 1
  • Price: $13.99 USD
  • Publisher: Udon Entertainment
  • Release Date: February 21, 2023
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Amazon US Page

Persona 4 Arena Volume 2

Persona 4 Arena manga volume 1 cover featuring Yosuke Hanamura.

The casts of PERSONA 3 and PERSONA 4 collide!

Someone has stolen the anti-shadow suppression weapon named Labrys, and the trail leads into the TV World. There, all the persona users on the chase are forced to participate in the strange “P-1 Grand Prix” tournament. It’s Aigis VS Kanji, and Yosuke VS Chie! Who will walk away in the end?!

Product Details

  • Name: Persona 4 Arena Volume 2
  • Price: $13.99 USD
  • Publisher: Udon Entertainment
  • Release Date: April 18, 2023
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Amazon US Page

Persona 4 Arena Volume 3

The casts of PERSONA 3 and PERSONA 4 collide!

The P-1 Grand Prix reaches its climax! Though it hurt them to fight against their friends, both physically and emotionally, the Investigation Team slowly gets closer to the truth. What shocking secrets are hidden in the stolen Labrys’ past?! And how will the P-1 Grand Prix end?!

Product Details

  • Name: Persona 4 Arena Volume 3
  • Price: $13.99 USD
  • Publisher: Udon Entertainment
  • Release Date: June 27, 2023
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Amazon US Page

Read our review of the P4A manga series here:

Persona 4 Arena Manga Review

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Volume 1

The action continues for the united casts of PERSONA 3 and PERSONA 4!

It began two months after the end of ATLUS’ smash hit RPG Persona 4, when the Investigation Team was promptly swept up in a strange fighting tournament run by the mysterious General Teddie. After a long series of vicious battles the Team defeated the mastermind. But the peace hasn’t lasted long! General Teddie returns and proclaims the start of the P-1 Climax! Then there’s the mysterious boy Sho Minazuki, and even Tohru Adachi joins the tournament. Where will the story go next?!

Product Details

  • Name: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Volume 1
  • Price: $13.99 USD
  • Publisher: Udon Entertainment
  • Release Date: July 18, 2023
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Amazon US Page

Recently, Udon Entertainment released the localized version of Persona 5: Mementos Mission, with the first volume in December 21, 2021 and the final released in May 2022.

— Thanks @SMTNetwork