Persona 5 Maniax User Handbook To Be Released in Japan on August 4th, 2017 [Update]


Update (2017-06-02): Post updated with “Main Content” information that the book will contain, via Dengeki Online.


Following the user survey for the upcoming Persona 5 Maniax book, the Amazon Japan product page has gone up, revealing the release date and further details for the book.

Persona 5 Maniax will release on August 4th, 2017 for 2,916 yen.


Recommended for users who have cleared the game! A spoiler-filled analysis of Persona 5!

The ultimate analysis book on Persona 5. Containing commentary on the entire story, new profiles for characters, and an interview filled with development secrets and treasures. The cover illustration will be drawn by Shigenori Soejima. This will be a must-have book for the fans!

Main Content

  • Full of information released for the first time, including new profiles for the Phantom Thief and Co-op characters, as well as development comments for the concept behind the whole co-op events and persona awakenings.
  • An introduction to the story of Persona 5, from the opening to the ending, including spoilers for the game’s background.
  • A number of interviews from Atlus main staff. Also featuring a roundtable discussion by Katsura Hashino, Shigenori Soejima and Shoji Meguro, who can be said to be the face of the Persona series.
  • A thorough introduction of the locations and facilities that are the stage of action for the Phantom Thieves, including Shibuya, Shinjuku and Destiny Land. Additionally, large amounts of conversations with the residents of the town are included.
  • An announcement of the user poll results for questions such as “favorite Phantom Thief” and “favorite moment” that were asked for Persona Magazine. Furthermore, all Mementos conversations are fully included.

Product Details

  • Price: 2,916 yen
  • Release Date: August 4th, 2017
  • Publisher: KADOKAWA
  • Language: Japanese
  • Page Count: 352 pages
  • Product Link: Amazon Japan

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 released in North America and Europe on April 4th, 2017, and will release in Korean on June 8, 2017.

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