Persona 5 Royal x Star Ocean: Anamnesis Collaboration Starts on October 10, Ends on November 7, 2019


Following a series of videos released for the Persona 5 Royal collaboration with the mobile RPG Star Ocean: Anamnesis, Square Enix has announced that the collaboration event called “Siren’s Lament #01” starts today on October 10, 2019, and it will end next month on November 7, 2019.

The collaboration consists of the following:

  • Persona 5 Royal: Playable characters Joker (voiced by Jun Fukuyama), Kasumi Yoshizawa (voiced by Sora Amamiya), and Futaba Sakura (voiced by Aoi Yuuki).
  • Persona 3 and Persona 4: Playable characters Makoto Yuki (Akira Ishida) and Yu Narukami (Daisuke Namikawa).
  • Newly arranged background music.
  • A collaboration story featuring the appearance of other characters like Yusuke Kitagawa as Fox (voiced by Tomokazu Sugita).

The special website for the collaboration can be found here.

Square Enix has released a collaboration television commercial currently being broadcast for the event:

Main Characters

Joker (Voice: Jun Fukuyama)

Joker (by Shuji Sogabe)

A second-year high school student who attends the private Shujin Academy in some part of the world.

He lives in a secluded coffee shop and has a daily life as a student in the city, but after a certain event, he awakens to his “persona.”

Although he looks mature at first glance, he is actually a leader of the Phantom Thieves as Joker, a thief who steals the distorted desires of corrupt adults.

Yu Narukami (Voice: Daisuke Namikawa)

Yu Narukami (by Yuhi Kijimoto)

A sechond-year high school student who moved to the country town of Inaba in some part of the world, because of his parents’ work.

With a serial murder case that occurs in the town and the “Midnight Channel” rumor spread among youth concerning rainy days, he is involved in a major incident and he awakens to his persona.

He has an active role as the leader of the self-proclaimed Investigation Team, formed to solve the case.

Makoto Yuki (Voice: Akira Ishida)

Makoto Yuki (by Eito Nishikawa)

A second-year high school student who transfers to Gekkoukan High School, somewhere in the world. He lost his parents in an accident at a young age and was brought up by relatives, but he returns to the city where he once lived for the first time in 10 years.

In this city, he is attacked by a strange monster called a “Shadow” and awakens to his persona ability. After that, he has an active role as the leader of the shadow hunting organization “Special Extraccuricular Execution Squad.”

There are many unknown elements to his abilities, such as his use of multiple personas when one person can usually have only one persona.

Gacha Event

A “Super Pickup Character Gacha” event is being held alongside the collaboration from October 10 to October 24, where the appearance rate to get one specific character among Joker, Yu Narukami, and Makoto Yuki is greatly increased.