Persona 5 Official Manga Volume 1 Cover Revealed

Following the announcement of the physical release of the first volume of the Persona 5 official manga, the cover art has now been revealed.

Cover Art

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!

Product Details

  • Release Date: August 10, 2017
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Price: 617 yen
  • Publisher: Shogakkan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Author: Murasaki Hisato
  • Amazon Japan Page


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  • Vid

    Will it have Hiragana/Katakana above the kanji?

  • Edgar

    Akira Kurusu… Hope they re going to keep this name for the anime too. I didn’t like what they did with P3 and P4 heroes’ names.

    • TMose

      I like the P3/P4 anime names a lot better. Also, the name “Akira” has become the most boring name in Japanese media from being overused so much so I hope it also changes.

    • Kenneth Kalousek

      I’m only commenting here because I love your Endrance profile picture.