Following the announcement of the physical release of the first volume of the Persona 5 official manga, the cover art has now been revealed.
The cover is illustrated by Hisato Murasaki, who is also responsible for the manga itself.
Volume 1 will release on August 10, 2017.
The manga follows Akira Kurusu, charged with assault and transferred to a different high school as a result. Isolated by rumors, he meets the infamous Ryuji Sakamoto by chance and gets lost in a mysterious castle known as a “palace.” Within it, the students of Shujin Academy are being tortured by the teacher Suguru Kamoshida, who they know as their king!
Akira and Ryuji awaken to the power of “persona” through their will of rebellion, and manage to escape their crisis. Discovering the correlation between palace and reality, they seek to transform Kamoshida with the personas they have obtained, however further tragedy strikes at school due to the bad deeds of Kamoshida!
The complete comic of the hit game Persona 5 finally appears!
- Release Date: August 10, 2017
- Pages: 208 pages
- Price: 617 yen
- Publisher: Shogakkan
- Language: Japanese
- Author: Murasaki Hisato
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