‘Persona 5 the Stage’ Announced, Performances in December 2019

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A stage play adaptation of Persona 5, to be titled Persona 5 the Stage has been announced. Performances will be held in December 2019 in Osaka and Tokyo.

The protagonist will be played by Hiroki Ino, with the screenplay and direction by Hidemori Nishimori.

Persona 5 the Stage Description

Because of a “rehabilitation” imposed upon him, and to save people from evil desires, how does the protagonist who has become a “phantom thief” reform corrupt adults!? A story full of mystery and thrill depicted with exhilirating battle action, along with an intimate psychological depiction of boys and girls growing up, fostering friendships and making bonds.

Information

  • Title: Persona 5 the Stage
  • Based on: Atlus’ Persona 5
  • Performance Schedule:
    • Osaka Performance: Osaka Mielparque Hall, December 13, 2019 – December 15, 2019
    • Tokyo Performance: Tennoz Galaxy Theatre, December 19, 2019 – December 29, 2019

Cast

  • Hero: Hiroki Ino
  • Ryuji Sakamoto: Kouhei Shiota
  • Ann Takamaki: Yuki Odera
  • Goro Akechi: Yoshihide Sasaki
  • Yusuke Kitagawa: Koji Kominami
  • Sae Niijima: Kaoru Marimura
  • Yuuki Mishima: Nukanobu Taishu
  • Suzui Shiho: Yu Saotome
  • Principal: Takou Yamagishi
  • Suguru Kamoshida: Shun Takagi

The official website for the stage play can be found here, and the official Twitter account is @p5_the_stage.

Previous Persona series stage adaptations include Persona 4: The Visualive, Persona 3: The Weird Masquerade, Persona 4 Arenaand Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax.

Persona 5 the Stage, Famitsu