During a special stage show for Persona 5 the Animation which took place at Anime Japan 2018, new details for the upcoming anime adaptation of the game were released, alongside a new trailer.
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Opening and Ending Song
The opening theme for Persona 5 the Animation is called “BREAK IN TO BREAK OUT.” It is sung by the vocalist for the game, Lyn, with lyrics by Benjamin Franklin. It’s arranged by series composer, Shoji Meguro of Atlus.
The ending theme is called “INFINITY”, also sung by Lyn and with lyrics from Benjamin Franklin. Arranged by Shoji Meguro.
Shibuya 109 Shop Collaboration
Persona 5 the Animation merchandise will be sold as part of a collaboration at the Shibuya 109 department store, beginning around April 2018.
It will use official portrait illustrations for the 9 main characters for the Persona 5 TV anime, with official chibi illustrations by CHANxCO.
March 28th Net Cafe Leblanc Live Stream #2
The second edition of the regular Persona 5 the Animation information live stream, called “Persona 5 the Animation Net Cafe Leblanc Attic Broadcasting Station,” will be broadcast on March 28, 2018, through AbemaTV.
Guests will include Jun Fukuyama (voice of Ren Amamiya) and Rina Sato (voice of Makoto Niijima). Comedian Yuki Iwai will be the host.
The live stream will feature new announcements, and it will also show a special pre-release edition of the first episode of Persona 5 the Animation, consisting of the episode’s first six minutes.
- Name: Persona 5 the Animation Net Cafe Leblanc Attic Broadcasting Station #2
- Date: March 28 from 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM JST (5:30 AM – 6:30 AM PST / 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EST)
- Live Stream: AbemaTV “New Anime TV Channel”
The first episode took place on February 28th, and featured:
- The sixth promotional key visual for the anime, featuring Makoto Niijima.
- The broadcast start date for Persona 5 the Animation of April 7, 2018.
- Persona 5: Dancing Star Night gameplay footage featuring Ann Takamaki.
- Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night costume DLC trailer.
- Persona O.A. smartphone app footage.
— TVアニメ「ペルソナ５」公式 (@P5_anime) March 25, 2018
- Story Draft: Katsura Hashino
- Original Character Design: Shigenori Soejima
- Demon Design Draft: Kazuma Kaneko
- Director: Masashi Ishihama
- Series Composition: Shinichi Inotsume
- Character Design: Shinichi Inotsume
- Music: Shoji Meguro
- Production Company: A-1 Pictures
- Hero: Jun Fukuyama
- Ann Takamaki: Nana Mizuki
- Ryuji Sakamoto: Miyano Mamoru
- Morgana: Ikue Otani
- Yusuke Kitagawa: Tomokazu Sugita
- Makoto Niijima: Rina Sato
- Futaba Sakura: Aoi Yūki
- Haru Okumura: Haruka Tomatsu
- Goro Akechi: Soichiro Hoshi
The first episode of Persona 5 the Animation will air on April 7, 2018.