Persona 5 Royal character inspired blended tea has been announced, in collaboration with the specialty tea shop Gin-Iro -Neko Tea Salon cafe, located in Ginza, Tokyo. The tea will be sold at the store starting on December 17, 2020, with online deliveries scheduled for December 18th.
There will be 10 types of blended tea in the lineup, featuring the Phantom Thieves: Main Character,Ryuji Sakamoto, Ann Takamaki, Morgana, Yusuke Kitagawa, Makoto Niijima, Futaba Sakura, Haru Okumura, Goro Akechi, and Kasumi Yoshizawa. The original tea blends are created in the image of each character, from the appearance to the taste.
General Product Details
- Product Name: Persona 5: The Royal Blend Tea
- Canned Packaging: 1,800 yen (excluding tax)
- Letter Packaging: 1,250 yen (excluding tax)
- Canned Packaging: 7 tea bags
- Letter Packaging: 5 tea bags
- Release Date: Begins selling from December 17, 2020 at the Gin-Iro-Neko Tea Salon main Ginza store and Gin-Iro-Neko Tea Salon Animate stores
- Official Website
Persona 5 Royal Blended Tea Details
Joker – Hero
A soothing blend of astringent Keemun black tea, blended with refreshing peppermint, softly infused with the bittersweet aroma of cappuccino.
The two shades of red and black pepper, providing a pungent taste, are also attractive to the eye.
A stylishly blended tea with a cool and dark atmosphere.
Contents: Keemun Tea, Peppermint, Black Pepper, Pink Pepper, Cappuccino Flavor, Red Currant Flavor
Skull – Ryuji Sakamoto
The natural, unadorned houjicha (Japanese roasted green tea) overlaid with the fresh scent of grapefruit gives this tea a somewhat frank, straightforward vibe.
The fresh aroma of grapefruit combined with pineapple and lemon peel grants it a lively image.
A single sip of this bright and cheerful tea blend will be sure to place you in a positive frame of mind.
Contents: Houjicha, Pineapple, Lemon Peel, Bergamot Flavor, Grapefruit Flavor
Panther – Ann Takamaki
This tea has the lovely sweetness of strawberry combined with the tropical taste of mango and papaya, giving it a juicy flavor.
Add to that the deep sweetness of raisins and the tartness of hibiscus, and you’re introduced to an innocent fragrance.
With this fresh taste and aroma, you’ll fall in love with this fruit tea.
Contents: Mango, Papaya, Strawberry, Raisin, Hibiscus, Strawberry Flavor, Kyoho Flavor
Mona – Morgana
The gentle accompaniment of yaguruma-giku’s blue flowers are like his blue eyes glistening in the darkness.
The fresh scent of bergamot is added to the clear jasmine tea, along with the bright scent of muscat.
Enjoy your tea time with the fresh and cute scent appropriate for a little Phantom Thief.
Contents: Jasmine Tea, Yaguruma-Giku, Bergamot Flavor, Muscat Flavor
Fox – Yusuke Kitagawa
With fine green tea as a base, the mild taste of matcha is added along with yuzu peel for a slight hint of sourness.
With the overlap from the natural freshness of rosemary, the aroma is both refreshing and crisp, yet also natural.
Enjoy this Japanese tea with a mysterious astringency, evoking an elegant and sharp atmosphere.
Contents: Green Tea, Matcha, Yuzu Peel, Rosemary, Yaguruma-Giku, Yuzu Flavor
Queen – Makoto Niijima
The spicy kick of ginger has been added to Assam black tea, which is characterized by its strong taste and rich aroma.
It has a slightly mature taste, but its sweet aroma of caramel and vanilla evokes nostalgia.
The faint spiciness of this tea blend reminds one of the strength that lies at the core of this sincere girl. This can also be used to make milk tea, if you like.
Contents: Assam Tea, Ginger, Caramel Flavor, Vanilla Flavor
Oracle – Futaba Sakura
As the refreshing scent of freshly picked oranges drifts through the air, the first thing this blend evokes is a lovely, slightly childish smile.
The fruit’s natural sweetness spreads throughout this blend of sun-kissed orange peel, papaya and mango. A fresh, positive taste that will encourage a young girl’s hear to open the door to a new world.
Contents: Mango, Papaya, Orange Peel, Safflower, Orange Flavor
Noir – Haru Okumura
A mellow green rooibos tea base blended with small flowers such as elderflower and chamomile, with elegant peony petals.
The gentle scent of honey wafts alongside the faint sweetness of linden.
Let yourself be soothed by the elegant and beautiful multicolored flowers, the clean and gentle taste, and the sweetness drifting softly through the air.
Contents: Green Rooibos Tea, Linden, Elderflower, Chamomile, Shyaku-Yaku, Blue Mallow, Honey Flavor, Candy Flavor
Crow – Goro Akechi
Lemon verbena, with the elegant acidity of crisp lemongrass, paired with calming, astringent Keemun black tea. Behind that neat image lies a hint of ginger and black pepper, quietly revealing itself.
A blended tea with a clear and refreshing taste that evokes confidence and a noble figure.
Contents: Keemun Tea, Ginger, Black Pepper, Lemon Verbena, Lemongrass, Roasted Brown Rice, Mandarin Orange Flavor, Lime Flavor
Violet – Kasumi Yoshizawa
With the base of Ceylon black tea, which has a rich aroma and refreshing astringency, it is topped with fresh, tart elderberry. Along with the large rose petals, the sweet scent of lush lychee and kyoho rise endlessly.
This is a blended tea with a pure taste, with a dignified beauty and loveliness that exudes charm.
Contents: Ceylon Tea, Elderberry, Rose, Lychee Flavor, Kyoho Flavor