Atlus has announced that they will be collaborating with AKG Acoustics to release headphones modeled after the ones Persona 5 character Futaba Sakura wears.
The collaboration has been based off of the “wireless AKG K845BT headphones” brand specfically, and a special “Persona model” of them will be sold in a limited capacity via the Atlus D Shop.
Orders have started from today, July 19, 2016, and they will end on October 3, 2016 at 23:59 JST. The headphones are set to be released in December 2016.
The ultra-cool, ultra-comfortable AKG K 845BT headphones with studio-quality sound. Thoughtful enhancements like enriched bass response, better fitting ear-cups, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity make the AKG K 845BT the perfect companion for those with refined taste for quality sound. The AKG K 845BT also offers instant connectivity to a range of smartphones and devices. That way you are never far from your favorite music. Another interesting feature of the AKG K 845BT is its comfortably fitting earphones with conveniently placed control buttons on the ear cups. It’s so comfortable that you won’t take them off. But if you do, the fold-down storage mechanism comes in handy for easy storage and safe portability. Now stay connected with your playlist in style.
The “Persona 5” version of these headphones will be dyed in P5’s signature red color; completely built-to-order.
The following will be included with the product:
- Wireless “AKG K845BT” Headphones.
- “P5 Sakura Futaba model” replacement ear pads.
- Shoji Meguro & Ryota Kozuka remix CD: “P5 Remix Single for AKG.”
- Special box art illustrated by Shigenori Soejima.
- Serial number card.
- [Purchase Bonus] Shigenori Soejima illustrated B2 tapestry.
- Name: AKG K845BT P5 SAKURA FUTABA EDITION
- Release Date: December 1, 2016
- Price: 39,800 yen
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The remix single CD composed by Persona series artists Shoji Meguro and Ryota Kozuka from Atlus will be available exclusively with the sale of these headphones. It will include two remixed songs from Persona 5.
A special illustrated package from character designer Shigenori Soejima for the “AKG K845BT P5 SAKURA FUTABA EDITION” headphones.
Premium Serial Number Card
A special card with a printed serial number, proving that this product is a very limited edition release and built-to-order.
A large format tapestry with a B2 size (515 x 728 mm), illustrated by Shigenori Soejima, will be provided with the purchase of these wireless headphones.
Pictures of the “AKG K845BT” Headphone Body
These are pictures from the base model, and not specifically the Persona 5 version of the headphones.
Persona 5 is slated to be released for the PS3 and PS4 in Japan on September 15, 2016, and in China on the same date for the PS4. It will have a February 14, 2017 North American release date, and the game has been announced for a European release.