Persona 4 Golden anime announced
posted on 05.02.14 at 11:34 AM EST by (@salromano)
New series to begin broadcasting in July.

Persona 4 The Golden Animation

Atlus’ new Persona project teased for this week’s Persona Hour stream is a new anime based on PS Vita’s Persona 4 Golden.

Persona 4 The Golden Animation will begin broadcasting this July in Japan. It’s being produced by A1-Pictures.

The official website is available at P4GA.jp.

  • JonathanisPrimus

    Why?

  • Luna Kazemaru

    lol really

  • shit

    oh great more P4 how exciting…

  • dboyz

    hmm it’s gonna be 2 Persona 4 based anime =.= where’s persona 3???

  • FlareKnight

    Yeah, I mean it’s not like they’re making a Persona 5 or anything ;).

    • dior

      Yeah, I mean it’s not like we needed P4G P4A P4U P4U2 P4GA and P4DAN after the first or anything.

  • Dede Ogbe

    Lol just wait till P5 comes out! It’ll be like this for the next 5 years for P5

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

    Another P4 anime? Well, okay then.

    On a side note, oh look! It seems downvoting has returned, lol.

    • Luna Kazemaru

      oh lovely >.>

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Actually, I think my page just glitched when I loaded it XD

        I saw plenty of downvotes in here, but now that I have refreshed it, they all seem to be gone. Weird…

        • Luna Kazemaru

          nah its here.

        • Zackasaur

          That seems to be randomly happening.

  • FlareKnight

    Kind of curious about this to be honest. Yes, there were additions and changes that came with Golden, but enough to make a whole new anime that will touch on the same ground?

    Seems curious, but could be interesting depending on what they do. Certainly will need more episodes than they gave the original P4 Anime if they don’t want to rush things again.

    • Dede Ogbe

      I hope the fights are done like how they did P3.

      • Creed1217

        yeah, I actually hope they have their weapons and fight like in the 3 movies :)

    • Samsara09

      persona got really famous in the west thanks to persona 4,it already had some attention thanks to persona 3 though.That is their way of “milking” it,in a way.

  • Samsara09

    another anime?I was expecting an persona 3 for the vita.Oh well,guess “it wasn’t meant to be”,lol.Guess I own Mister or Mistress Aurugar…

    • Creed1217

      everyone got their hopes up with that one, idk why anyone thought that would be announced

      • Samsara09

        yeah.Still,things are getting spicy here.Gonna get my popcorn.

        • Creed1217

          Ikr, I love entertainment, * gets popcorn with you

  • dior

    I just caaaaannnot wait for Persona 4 The Golden Animation The Movie: The Factor of More Persona 4 Related Products!!

    • 罪罰

      Persona 4 Mayonaka Dancing The Anime
      I bet you $10 it will happen.

      • Creed1217

        That’d be fucking hilarious, I could see that happening xD

      • FlareKnight

        There’s no doubt in my mind. Idol anime is doing pretty well right now. Could easily see them pushing the dancing game into its own anime as well.

  • shafiq95

    THEY COULD HAVE DONE A PERSONA 2 ANIME BUT NOOOOOOOOOOOO

    • 罪罰

      why would they even do that, from any standpoint.

      • MrFinalgamer

        It might just be my bias for P2 talking here, but it has an amazing plot, that could work fairly well if done right…

        • Zackasaur

          Pointless. It lacks popularity and represents a past long since abandoned.

          P4, on the other hand…

          • dior

            We live in an age where people prefer popularity over quality.

            Im crying.

          • Budgiecat

            wouldnt be the first time (Hunter X Hunter)

        • 罪罰

          WELL I WANT MY MEGAMI TENSEI III ANIME
          WHERE THE FUCK IS IT

          • MrFinalgamer

            It’s along side my P2 anime mate…maybe in another reality SMT is the popular franchise, and SMT 3 is getting animes, fighting games, and all that jazz =)

    • Creed1217

      Why would they even do that when this current decade is steeped in the modern persona universe of 3 and 4? We all know how great 2 was, all of the 2 fans should stop bitching about it not getting an anime, its never going to happen ;/

  • MrFinalgamer

    This game is the FFVII of the series man, nothing we can do about it…

    • dior

      So it’s the worst? Agreed.

      • MrFinalgamer

        I wouldn’t say the worst, specially FFVII that game is amazing, but with annoying fanboys. P4 isn’t bad, or the worst, but some people treat it like the best thing since sliced bread, which annoys the fuck out of me, specially when it isn’t the best (but not the worst)

        • Karysonson

          FFVII was revolutionary for it’s time, But has become extremely dated. That’s where my problems come into play with the fan base.

          • Shippoyasha

            I think FF7 fans are cool. The haters makes it out like the fandom is vile and toxic. Not how it actually is at all.

      • Revorse

        haha. Stop.

  • Samsara09

    Please,let’s not flame or taunt.

    it is not persona 4’s fault it is so awesome,lol.

    • dior

      The ironic part is, it’s far from the best title in the series.

      • Karysonson

        That’s subjective

        • dior

          What next, it’s the best game because it has the most fans?

          • Karysonson

            It did bring a lot of attention to the Persona series as did Final Fantasy VII. And like FFVII it became popular mostly thanks to the westerners

            • Budgiecat

              I would argue Persona 3 did that. Persona 4 just came out shortly after it and rode the hype and took off

              • Karysonson

                Yeah, I think P3 made the stage while P4 was the one that took off.

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            What next, it’s the worst game because you hate it?

            Top lel

          • Creed1217

            Next thing you know you’ll start bitching if they milk Persona 5 after release, I feel as if nothing satisfies you

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        The ironic part is, you’re trying to pass your opinion off as fact.

        • Samsara09

          indeed.

  • Eternal Wing

    Time to jump out of this horrible fan base.

    • Zackasaur

      I’ve never found the Persona fandom horrible.

    • Blueberry

      You don’t want to join the newly announced “Persona Stalker Club” then?

    • Luna Kazemaru

      I assume you are speaking about the post for the stream

  • 罪罰

    You guys got way over your heads, it was expected.
    At least maybe now the quality will be significantly better than the previous one, as good as the episodes were they never cease to make you laugh with its horrible presentation.

    • Invisbin

      It always had me laughing

  • FlareKnight

    I think the reactions are more hilarious than the anime may end up being :).

    Personally, I thought the first anime had its issues so not exactly jumping for
    joy, but the anti-P4 reaction is pretty fun. Maybe it’s turned into the FF7 of the Persona series.

    Came along at the right time, was a good game, and gained popularity…along with the ire of fans of the other games in the series.

    Should be interesting to see how they go at it. At the very least more of “fabulous” anime Narukami.

    • Invisbin

      I…don’t get the FF7 comparison. Unless you’re referring to it getting a prequel and a movie….and MAYBE the port…

      • Zackasaur

        P4 made the series much larger, especially in the west.

        FFVII did that for FF.

        We get a lot of spin-off projects as a result of that popularity.

        • Invisbin

          Hm….I suppose

  • The Ash

    Not really disappointed, but when are they going to announce the new persona game title they teased?

  • shafiq95

    Lolol Before the P5 announcement, i argued with some dude on the internet that denied that p4 has been milked to shit, because he was surprised with the amount of people who didnt want Persona 5 to be a Persona 4 sequel or P4XP3.
    Now this just proves it.

  • Hatsuaki

    Completely unnecessary and while the animation looks perfect in the trailer, everyone knows that’s not gonna be the final product. Honestly, I’m glad it’s confirmed to be entirely set 3 years after, so here’s to seeing how it goes.

  • Budgiecat

    this is just ridiculous cmon

  • Ta23 Ta28

    Hopefully Seiji Kishi isn’t directing this one.

  • new_tradition

    Luckily I never watched the first one, so if this is just a remake, I can watch this….

    So new soundtrack maybe?

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Probably a couple new songs yah.

  • ryougazell

    Awesome :)

  • Six

    I will watch this. Persona 4 is good people.

    • Ta23 Ta28

      Any video game adaptation directed by Seiji Kishi is anything but good.

    • Anime10121

      While it was good, I still fail to see how this anime will be any different than the original… besides the aforementioned Marie segment…

      • Six

        Marie is all I need. (-ㅂ-)/ ♥ ♥ ♥

        • MrFinalgamer

          An OVA is all she needs…

          • Six

            You know what is really needed? Some of you to calm down.

            • MrFinalgamer

              What I need is for Atlus to stop all the P4 milking, it’s REALLY tiring to see most of their work be related to that…

      • Revorse

        They should have just made Arena an anime instead.

        • Karysonson

          I don’t think they have enough material yet as the sequel is coming out latter this year. But they could maybe include it in the anime along with dancing all night.

          • MrFinalgamer

            What? Arena, a full fledged sequel, has less material, than Golden, which is essentially 2 social links, and an annoying ass dungeon, YEAH OKAY!

            • Karysonson

              Wait, never mind, I might have been wrong about this fact.

          • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

            I doubt DAN will get an anime. Or if it does it will not be included in the Arena anime which will be happening soon enough. There is already a manga and the sequel is coming out so just wait a while longer.

      • Karysonson

        I’m hopping to see more social links involved.

      • Luna Kazemaru

        yeah pretty much what i am thinking this will be like the endless 8 but with marie lol

    • shafiq95

      ThePersona 4 Anime was pretty bad, man….the pacing was fucking horrible

      • Six

        I only watched the first few episodes. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

        • Ghost Doge

          Likewise. That, and ‘P4 ANIME BEST MOMENTS EVAR’ on YouTube :P

  • Karysonson

    I don’t understand this hate. You want Persona 5? Its coming out latter this year. If that’s all you want then why do you care if other titles in the series are getting more lore?

    • OverlordZetta

      Pretty much this. P5 isn’t being delayed or anything, so what’s wrong with anything else happening in the meantime?

      • Blueberry

        I think a lot of people would like Persona 3 Vita or some new game rather than another P4 project.

        • Revorse

          P3 Vita? Could be interesting. I’d prefer a P3/P4 PS3 remaster. Maybe even some P1 or P2 haven’t been able to play them yet. All long as it’s good I’m fine with any amount of Persona.

        • Karysonson

          I would love P3 vita. But that’s a whole another division. The anime isn’t even really being created by Atlus, it’s made by A1-Pictures.

          • Blueberry

            You’re probably right. Yeah, this will just occupy some of the Persona “lore masters” a bit. Other than that, no extra distractions for the P Studio team. Just more money in the bank!

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      I think it is because it is kind of a silly, pointless anime. They should have had Marie in the original. That and people really wanted a new trailer for P5 in the stream because all we have is the first one still and it revealed nothing. It has been 7 months since we’ve had a trailer for it. People are hungry for P5 news not more P4 stuff. I would be ok with more P4 stuff if it wasn’t an anime that was already done, besides a character that should have been in the original anyways. I personally don’t really care that this was announced but eh. Apparently some do like Final.

      • shafiq95

        The golden game still hadnt came when p4 anime was announce, though i still dont see why this has to be a full on remake instead of an ova….

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          It was happening at the same time more or less, so they could have still used Marie and held off on the anime a little while longer.

      • Samsara09

        the game will release this winter,and we will be getting it on 2015,already confirmed.I can understand those guys too,but this is too much

    • Shippoyasha

      I am also excited that it’s coming in July which is only a few months from now and A-1 studios is behind it. Meaning it will likely have much better animation this time around. To me, this is more of an anime news than anything. I guess it’s understandable if people thought this was a game announcement, but this Persona talk show didn’t end here. There surely will be more Persona news throughout the year.

    • Samsara09

      So…this comment section busted into flames,eh?
      Man,this is pathetic.Both P4 and P5 are persona games,and all their profit goes to the same company,duh.There is no need for this childish behavior.If it will help Atlus grow,I will support it.It is as simple as this.

  • shafiq95

    I assuming that if P5 doesnt manage to capture the hype of P4, they are going to make more P4 spinoff

    • Revorse

      I feel good about P5. The theme is about Liberation from everyday strife/boredom or something along those lines, right? With a theme that can resonate with everyone and the Persona’s series track record I think it could be amazing. Only time will tell of course.

      • shafiq95

        I am starting to be afraid of all of this unnessesary treatment that its popular game is getting, P4 is my favourite of the persona games, thats no lie…but i’m super annoyed that they pretend that their 2 older games in the series is non existent, they should have gave more exposure to their older series if anything…i’m not asking a sequel or remake but an anime adaption of P2 would have been absolutely great

        • OverlordZetta

          They all got PSP remakes. I would imagine they didn’t sell well enough to warrant more than that.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          2 older games? P1, P2IS, P2EP, P3 I count four before P4.

          • MrFinalgamer

            P3 at least EXISTS in the eyes of the modern fanbase, P1-2 are completely ignored…

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Eh P1 and both P2s are more like the mainline SMT games and are hardly Persona games at this point. Persona is all about S.Links and making the MC super special wild card.

              • MrFinalgamer

                So…goodbye to dark themes, and mature characters from the days of yore, hello to friendship, and swagness…

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  Pretty much, but that is why we have the mainline SMT games, to continue that.

                  • MrFinalgamer

                    …In which we get a new game every blue moon (9 years…)

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      We get a new game whenever they feel like making a new game. For awhile we were getting an annual EO. I mean I think PQ counts as an EO game so… yah.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      If we’re only counting mainline SMT, it took 9 years to get IV…and 9 years to get SMT III…thankfully we do get spin offs from time to time =/

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      You forget SJ which is after SMT III.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Strange Journey is a main line game!?

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Yes. It was the unofficial SMTIV until IV came out.

    • OverlordZetta

      More like they’ll just make a bunch of P5 spinoffs until the PS5 comes out, at which point P6 will release.

  • OverlordZetta

    EDIT: ANN messed up on that one, this comment was never here. It has disappeared back into the depths of your souls…

    • Revorse

      say what?

    • Ta23 Ta28

      Oho. Maybe this new anime will set up the events for Persona 4-2.

      • MrFinalgamer

        WHAT!? Fuck me if P4-2 will be a thing…

        • OverlordZetta

          It’s been a thing since last year. 3 is releasing this summer and 4 shortly after.

          Seriously people.

          • MrFinalgamer

            P4 already ended well! No reason to continue that plot…

            • Ta23 Ta28

              But I need more Rise…

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              They already did.

              • MrFinalgamer

                They already made it so it ends with P4G epilouge, and believe me, I wasn’t happy with Arena continuing the plot either, specially with the whole Minato thing…

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  P4A happens before the P4G epilogue. So it still fits.

                  • MrFinalgamer

                    But with continuing the plot, I meant going after the epilogue in Golden

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Ah. Well where does Detective Naoto and DAN fit in that? I think Detective Naoto is after. But DAN might be before…

                    • OverlordZetta

                      Arena 2 and Dancing are related, so they both presumably follow Arena, though they both could still take place before the epilogue – unless either have dates on them?

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Arena 2 takes place a week after Arena or something like that. DAN all we know is Arena 2 leads up to it some how.

            • OverlordZetta

              They didn’t.

              New plots with the same characters is not the same thing as an old plot continuing.

        • bloodiOS

          I’m sure there will be an announcement stating that anything after P4G is non-canon, much like Star Wars’ EU ;P

          • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

            Nope. EU is different cause those are fan works. The games and novels are all official Atlus things.

            • bloodiOS

              Must you ruin my fun so?

              • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                Oh I am sorry. Please continue. (And no this comment is not me being snarky).

                • bloodiOS

                  Too late. Fun was ruined…

                  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                    Oops… oh well.

          • MrFinalgamer

            Ugh, don’t remind me of Disney’s epic fuck up with the EU…

            Also that would be funny, since P5 WILL take place after P4G. so technically, the series will become the P4 series after all =P

      • OverlordZetta

        Persona 4-2 and 4-3 already exists in both Arena games. 4-4 in Dancing.

        If anything, this will set up the background of the P4 cast the same way that 4Arena set up the background of the P3 cast’s for future games.

    • Anime10121

      ANN has made mistakes before, but if this is truly a sequel story, I AM HYPE!!! Hoping everybody’s sporting those new styles they showed in the Golden epilogue, as I LOVED Chie’s new look!

      • OverlordZetta

        Chie was okay, but some of them were kinda drastic, especially considering how close it takes place to Arena, where they all look the same.

        • Anime10121

          The Golden epilogue was a year later if I recall correctly… Arena took place a few weeks after 4 ended

          • MrFinalgamer

            *months

            It would be dumb to have such an emotional goodbye, for him to return a couple of weeks later =P

    • Luna Kazemaru

      ah really now xD atleast it makes sense now

    • Karysonson
    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      “According to the staff, the new anime will retell the events of the first television anime series, but will include new character Marie.” Yah no. Sorry bud. Would love a story of what happens after the year skip.

      • OverlordZetta
        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          They were wrong, to be fair.

          • OverlordZetta

            And I’m denying that where?

            You replied to a comment referencing the article before it had been changed.

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              I didn’t claim you were denying it.

      • Creed1217

        I’m so stoked since I just finished golden again recently!

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Why would that make you stoked for the anime? xD All it would be doing is telling the same story for another time.

          • Creed1217

            The extra events in golden, I really want to see animated especially the beach scene and ski trip xD
            I really loved Marie as a character and seeing the progression of the Adachi link intrigues me. I can’t wait to see how it’s done in an anime format :)

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Hmm I guess. I completely forgot about the ski trip. That one will be interesting.

              • Creed1217

                It’ll be funny to see who he gets lost with in the “blizzard”.Also hopefully they take a page from the p3 movies give the investigation team their weapons

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  Maybe he takes everybody to the cottage with him? xD Who did he take to new years in the original?

                  • Creed1217

                    I can’t remember who he took for new years before :/
                    Lol it’d be funny if they did the scenario with all the guys stranded and all the girls run in later xD

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      xD That would would be hilarious.

    • Frii

      No, the ‘3 years’ means P4 Anime was aired 3 years ago

      • OverlordZetta

        “the new anime will retell some events of the first television anime series, and will also focus on three years after the end of the original anime and video game.”
        That’s… sadly not what the article said.

        Doesn’t matter now, but yeah.

  • bloodiOS

    I’m in class and missed the stream so can someone fill me in what’s going on here? Is this something like Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Uh… sort of like FMA:B yes. But that was a different situation.

      • bloodiOS

        Well, that was the closest thing that I can think of.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Yah I get you. It is pretty much the same idea. Except instead of the manga telling a different story it is Golden telling an expanded story.

    • MrFinalgamer

      More like the Hunter x Hunter reboot…

  • Terumi

    I woke up this morning ready for disappointment and that’s what I got. Anybody making a big deal over it had their expectations way too high.

    • Creed1217

      people expected p3 vita , man that was funny. I feel like I’m one of few who were satisfied with the stream. People expected to much

      • OverlordZetta

        Why? I mean, I admit to wanting that, but expecting it is way too much.

        • Creed1217

          They never said the announcement was game related , I’d love to have ps3 FES on vita with extra additions but the idea of that happening amidst all this year’s persona projects is just illogical right now. Might come in the future or never but I didn’t even bother hoping

  • Ta23 Ta28

    So, both SAO Season 2 and P4G anime in July.

    A-1 Pictures/Aniplex gonna make some mad dosh.

  • Unretributed

    Why?

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

  • Zackasaur

    I see that a mod is burning down this comment forest. lulz

    • Luna Kazemaru

      hahah i did nothing

  • shafiq95

    What I expected : 3rd Persona 3 movie
    What I wanted : Persona 2 Anime adaptation
    What I got :ANOTHER FUCKING PERSONA 4 ANIME!!!!???

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Why? The 2nd isn’t out yet.
      Eh… game would be better than an anime.
      Yah… *shrug*

      • shafiq95

        From the preview trailer, it didnt look like they would be able to adapt the whole game, but then again i can expect a terrible pacing again…With that said,i just thought they might announce an P3FES movie adaptation or something

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          There is a third movie coming. And possibly a fourth. But to announce it before the second is even done? Doesn’t make much since.

          • shafiq95

            well,there are a lot of movies that has already announce a 3rd movie even before the 2nd was made….Hell, I remember, Samurai X trilogy was announced just when they released the first trailer for the 2nd movie…so why not this

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Oh? I am not really that much of a movie buff. I guess they could have then… and I mean we already know it is coming so… *shrug*

  • Nice Boat

    Yeah!!

  • Nice Boat

    Narukami X Marie pls!

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      She did admit to loving him in the game. But so did all the girls…

      • Nice Boat

        Yeah but I want an official couple in the anime

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          That would more than likely be Rise then.

          • Nice Boat

            Probably but their relationship would be really strained due to Rise’s life.

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Distance makes love grow fonder or something like that. I don’t remember the quote verbatim anymore.

              • Creed1217

                Who do you think Narukami’s canon love interest is Aura? I always though it was Rise

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  I say Rise. I mean Marie makes a good competitor but… eh.

                  • Creed1217

                    Marie and Rise are funny rivals xD
                    But Rise was one of the few that openly said they loved him in the story xD

                    I feel like this will be the thing now, all lovers arcana female protagonists will be canon love interests. Like yukari from 3

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      More than likely yah. But similar to P4 a certain Elizabeth is also a potential canon love interest.

                    • Creed1217

                      Margaret

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Elizabeth for Makoto.

                    • Creed1217

                      Can’t wait to see that request fulfilled in the films <3

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Will that happen though? I mean… I like her FAR more than that bitch Yukari.

  • fyi1191

    Judging from that image above.
    Just be a narcissist already. Narukami is too good for anyone but himself.

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Who you talking about? Yu? His character is already defined… so…

      • Protagonist

        Respect to you for enlightening everyone on here. Theres seems to always be some uproar or confusion regarding the persona series. Good to see actual facts.

  • Nice Boat
    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Dat beautiful sprite work. <3

      • Nice Boat

        So cool

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Do you have a link to the rest of the characters. I hope they also rip the new characters from P4A2 like Rise, Yukari, Junpei, and that badass Sho.

          • Nice Boat

            I just searched Google images and put animated in specifics. Try doing that with the other characters

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Oh? Well I notice it is from a wikia wiki likely the mt/atlus wiki. So I could always look there.

  • VaultBreaker

    It’s funny too see the words that rhymes with “milking franchise” more in this comment section rather than the COD Advance Warfare,but then again this is P4G Anime -_-.I was hoping for Persona 3 remake of some kind or at least P4 arena anime but ugh….

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      People would probably complain that they were milking P3 with that remake.

      • VaultBreaker

        But it would not conjure this much hate.The way I see it P4 itself looks like it’s own franchise than an entry in the series now.And I also think it would be nice to see persona or persona 2 animation in the future.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          *shrug* Persona and Persona 2 (IS, and EP) are in the past at this point.

        • dior

          If P3 had as much shit as P4, even me, someone whose favorite game of all time is P3, would find it ridiculous. You’re acting like people are upset because they think P4 is bad. P4 is a great game but that doesn’t justify countless spin offs and sequels, shit aint even THAT good.

          • Creed1217

            You complain a lot. If you don’t like something than don’t give it the time of day, find something else to hold your interest

          • VaultBreaker

            I didn’t say anything about P4 being bad -_- I was pointing out that at this point people would think atlus is milking out P4.In fact I love P4 gameplay than P3.And yeah I do agree even that won’t justify the countless spinoff and remakes.

  • Protagonist

    Now, p4g animation has to be the most unnecessary anime known to date. It would be understandable if they did an OVA or for something a little different, p4 arena anime. Atlus needs to move on, at this point “milking” is an understatement. Its sad because they could have used A1-pictures to make a smt 4 anime instead. That would have been more exciting. Smt series seems to be shunned, and they need it most, its the MAIN series.

    • Manny Being Manny

      SMT anime wouldn’t sell given the otaku audiences. Its like why Devil Survivor 2 anime sold like 2k while the Persona 4 anime sold 35k.

      • jaggery

        Omg. That anime was a trainwreck. Unlike that one, persona 4 anime did follow the original source from the game.

      • Protagonist

        SMT has just as much or even greater depth than all the spin offs. I played them. I Don’t understand how it wouldn’t sell to what you call “Otaku audience”. Since Otaku is a Japanese term for people being obsessively interested in anime and manga fandom commonly. None of Atlus’s games were well known back then, (With an audience, theres fandom, and with fandom, theres money) until the arrival of p3, which launched in 2006 in Japan, 2007 NA, 2008 EU and AUS. P3 not only helped put Atlus on the map, but the persona series as well. So of course persona is gonna rack in more, its Atlus’s most popular series. Also, Seiji Kishi directed both Devil Survivor 2 and persona 4 anime.

  • Protagonist

    Attention to those that were expecting P5: Don’t expect any information till September, which is TGS2014. Matter of fact, don’t even think about it, to save you all the trouble. Heres why. From a business standpoint of view, Atlus is promoting pQ which releases next month on the 5th. To announce any p5 information, would be like shooting themselves in the foot. P5 info would overshadow all there other products, which in turn, would kill there sales for PQ, P4u2, and P4D thus resulting in them losing money, at the end of the day, its just a business. Now, P4u2, release 8/28/2014, and P4D Fall 2014, So after PQ is released, then Atlus will perform a full on promo for the games, as they only revealed bits and pieces. P5 is being released late winter in Japan. TGS 2014 is in September, which is after August, so from that point, Atlus can start promoting P4D and P5, and whats the perfect starting point? You guessed it, TGS 2014. See ya guys till then.

    • VaultBreaker

      Trust him everyone,his username is Protagonist.

      • Pyrofrost

        and we’re supposed to not trust you because you’re the “Vault Breaker,” right? :p

        All joking aside, I fucking choked on my soda laughing when I read your post. Fucking A, dude, fucking A.

        • Budgiecat

          It’s hard to trust you I can’t tell when you’re being hot headed or cold as ice….:P

          • Pyrofrost

            Upvote for wit :p

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      They should still give us something because giving news like a month or two before release but nothing leading up to it? That is also odd imo. The problem here is that they have too many projects right now (not that that is a bad thing for us consumers). You also forgot to make mention of P4DAN also releasing this year…

      • Protagonist

        Edited, thanks.

  • Rafael Martines

    Doens’t a matter… I’ll download it :D

  • Pyrofrost

    Ok, this has seriously gone on long enough Atlus.

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      It will keep going on forever!!! Muhahahaha.

      • Pyrofrost

        The only reason people don’t hate Atlus like they do SE, is because their quality hasn’t steeply declined. As long as they go on squeezing the P4 tit, they will need to continue to make sure there quality everywhere else is top notch, and doesn’t take a drop off.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Are you saying the P4 stuff isn’t quality? o.o

          • Pyrofrost

            No. Are you trying to read into what I’m saying?

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              I understand what you are saying. But it makes it sound like you think P4 isn’t quality.

              • Pyrofrost

                I’m only talking about the epic milking P4 is getting; and I’m saying that they need to make sure to keep the quality top notch, so people will continue to put up with it.

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  Oh I see… I think after P5 they will stop milking P4, but who knows.

                  • Pyrofrost

                    I can understand the business prospective of it though.

                    Persona 3 and Person 4 are to Persona; as Final Fantasy 6 and Final Fantasy 7 are to Final Fantasy.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      6? More like 12 or 13. 6 only had the one game.

                    • Pyrofrost

                      What are you talking about?

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      6 had one game. 12 has had 3 or 4. I also made an edit including 13 which had 3.

                    • Pyrofrost

                      I was talking more about the scale of popularity between the two franchises really putting them on the map.

                      P3 and FF6 basically raised world wide awareness of their respective series’ and P4 and FF7 made their respective series’ a household name. As well, the latter pair was milked to high heaven.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Ah. Makes sense. Though P3 itself is milked too.

                    • Pyrofrost

                      So has FF6 and all the other FFs, I’m just talking about what the games have in common, that’s all.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I guess that is true… remakes upon remakes.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      “…and all the other FFs…”

                      Really? Where’s my FF 9 milking? ='(

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      So…is P2 the FF 4 of the series then?

  • http://twitter.com/M_Demolish Demolish

    great news,but if they make persona 3 and 4 together will be awesome.

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Huh?

    • Jason

      That would be Persona Q coming Q3 on 3DS :-)

  • miria

    The introduction on the official website talks about Yuu coming to Inaba to live with his uncle and transferring to Yasogami High, so it sounds like this will be a retelling/expanded version of the original anime that includes the events and characters unique to Golden. The intro also mentions “Yuu’s new comrades”, “the shopping mall after school”, “the serial murders happening in the town”, and Mayonaka Terebi/the Midnight Channel.

  • surakian

    At least it’s A-1 Pictures animating it this time around…

  • $102890726

    This is just so pointless. The stuff added in P4G isn’t enough to create a whole new anime series. At max this will probably just be 2-3 episodes of new content. Are they seriously planning to re-broadcast/re-release the anime with those few episodes of extra content?

    • Pyrofrost

      Maybe we will get lucky and it will turn out to be a 2 or 3 episode chunck of OVAs

    • Manny Being Manny

      No, they’re not planning to re-broadcast/re-release the anime with a few new episodes. They are completely remaking it because its a different anime studio and some different staff.

      • $102890726

        Yeah I realised that a while after I posted my comment. Still a pointless anime though since the actual new content would probably still be equivalent to a few episodes.

  • Nerroth

    Perhaps they could be using this as an opportunity to tee up adaptations of the expanded universe storylines later on; be it the two Arena games, P4: Dancing All Night, or even the Naoto-themed light novel series.

    (It would be particularly interesting to see more on that latter one, since it hasn’t been shown in game form yet either.)

  • Miyako Arima

    I think people should be more excited for this. Its like how Fate/stay night is being re-adapted

    • FlareKnight

      Honestly I do think there is some positive to take from this. The game was limited in what it did with the additional material because it wanted to re-use as much of the original game as possible while updating and adding to it.

      Here they can just plain change some things to tie the additional stuff more to the core story. Not like they didn’t have to change up some social links related stuff to make everything fit in the first series.

      I get the worries about milking the source material. But P5 is still coming out. The other games have added to the story.

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Why?

      • Miyako Arima

        In my opinion, Persona 4: The Animation, as much as I enjoyed it, didn’t really do the name justice.

        This is basically their second chance at giving “Persona 4″ the anime that it deserves.

        • Budgiecat

          So soon? Look at Hunter X Hunter and Berserk…

          • Miyako Arima

            Well, I don’t really know how they decide these things. All I’m saying is that this might be worth checking out

            • Budgiecat

              sure why not

              just makes the recent Persona4 animation seem like a rush job milked mistake and this milking off it and P4G recent popularity.

              I mean, yeah, HxH, Berserk, new Sailor Moon, new Yatterman, new Berserk OVA, new Mazinger Z anime, new Cutey Honey OVA, new Sailor Moon remake….these are all redone shows based on OLD anime…

              • Miyako Arima

                I fully agree that the tits have long been shriveled

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          It will be even worse than the original probably having to have Marie’s story jammed into the same amount of episodes.

          • Miyako Arima

            I wouldn’t say it WILL be worse right off the bat, but I don’t doubt the possibility.

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              That people’s complaint. The bad pacing. Having to have even more content? Even worse pacing and therefore even worse reception and more hate for it.

    • Budgiecat

      Here’s some Anime/.Manga that deserve to be re-adapted more:

      Devilman
      Bastard!!
      Saint Seiya

      As far as another Atlus anime, yeah, a Devil Summoner, Digital Devil Saga, or one of the Shin Megami tensei (pick one I dont care) would have been a cooler idea..

  • Eclipse

    Yay! I’ll be looking forward to hearing HanaKana as Marie <3

  • BlazingSkies

    Wow, it’s f*cking nothing! Gotta wait for news on that P5.

  • Sae-Won Yoon

    >mfw it’s real

    AAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  • $61526767

    + Improved animation
    + Beach scene
    + Winter trip
    + More scenes with Adachi
    + Marie
    + Concert at Junes
    + Picking up chicks with scooters

    Anything else I’m missing? I look forward to seeing this. At least they improved the animation. That’s all i gotta say.

    • MrFinalgamer

      That god awful new dungeon, and the most important addition, the epilogue.

      • $61526767

        Indeed. That dungeon was rather annoying.. lets hope no battles aren’t rush. Besides all that.. i look forward to the scooter part. lol

        • Creed1217

          Let’s hope they Al have their fucking weapons this time

    • Creed1217

      Thank you, you’re one of the few non close minded people people to realize this! All that extra shit will be so entertaining!!

      • Samsara09

        The winter trip will be gorgeous.
        Well,everything here is.Man,people are too fussy about silly details.

      • MrFinalgamer

        …I’m sorry but all of that could’ve easily be done in a couple of episodes/OVAs, no need to do ALL the series…again

        • Samsara09

          they say the animation was shitty,right?This is their way to correct their mistake,i think.

          • MrFinalgamer

            My problem with P4A is the same I have with Danganronpa anime, the pace is horrible. And if they could barely fit ALL that content into 25 episodes, I doubt that it’ll be any better with even more stuff to showcase now…

            • Samsara09

              let’s see.Besides,we aren’t paying them anything.This won’t cost us anything.

              • MrFinalgamer

                So…because we’re not paying for this, it’s okay for them to do a bad show?

                • Samsara09

                  Will it be bad?What if it isn’t?

                  I said that to justify that this isn’t milking.

                  Besides,whoever sees this and hates persona 4 or the series itself probably wouldn’t play the game to begin with .

                  Of course,if you play the games,then hating the anime is rather pointless,since you are not the target for this anime.

            • Pyrofrost

              They didn’t say “better pacing” after all :p

              But seriously, this is the equivalent of releasing a “remaster” with “all new scenes” just a few years after the previous run. Imagine if every anime with a moderate following adopted this practice.

              • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                Ewwwwwwww noooooooooo

                • Pyrofrost

                  This is the future of the anime industry. Every new season will be a “remaster” of the same season three years in the past, with “all new scenes.”

                  PLEASE BE EXCITED!

                  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                    If that is what it turns into I will not be pleased.

                  • Samsara09

                    fuck,don’t even joke about it.PLEASE.

                    • Budgiecat

                      And so lo and behold, this is partially why the meh reaction many have to this Anime being announced is..

                      We really dont need this becoming a trend…

              • Budgiecat

                But it’s not a remaster; its a remake

                A remaster would be like what Bandai did with Gundam SeeD Destiny

                A hack lazy job would be like what toei did with Dragonball Kai…

                • Pyrofrost

                  Ah, I see what you mean then.

          • Budgiecat

            who said that?

            I just downloaded this anime 2 days ago (never saw the whole thing when it first came out; just like the first three episodes)

            should I delete it? :P

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Yes. P4GA will cover it.

            • MrFinalgamer

              Well, P4G is coming out soon enough, so this is kind of pointless (you can’t even argue that it has the better Chie voice actress =P)

              But I liked it, but the pacing was god awful, so if you do watch it, keep that in mind.

            • Samsara09

              just saying that to try to get his angle and get him to talk.I didn’t see all the anime myself,just some parts

              • Budgiecat

                No I was asking you who said the Animation was shitty? Atlus?

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  Fans

                  • Budgiecat

                    Can fans be trusted?

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Sometimes. If I were to watch it. You could get an answer that would be more definitive.

                • Samsara09

                  i was trying to sugarcoat my speech,so I said something I expected he wanted to hear,in order to make a smoothly talk.Yeah,it didn’t work.

                  Well,many here said it.But,yeah,I don’t think that just because something is said many times,it is true.

      • Pyrofrost

        It’s not so much about close mindedness as it is some people would like to see P4 given a break. There isn’t anyone who loves P4 or MegaTen any more than I do, I assure you.

        However, some people (like myself) feels that it needs a break, for at least a little while.

        • FlareKnight

          That saying seems iffy here. If no one loved it more than you than there wouldn’t be anyone thinking positively about this, so clearly such people must exist ;).

          • Pyrofrost

            Disappoint doesn’t reflect a lack of love, think about that.

        • Creed1217

          Seeing as how I came into the persona series late in the game (just got into it last year) I couldn’t care less whether or not it needs a “break” or not. There are a lot of games that need a break but they never get one. Even if Atlus is milking ti they’re milking a game that’s really fucking good no matter how many times you play. 3 and 4 are both milked but I love them so much anything to hold me down till 5 that keeps me well versed in the persona universe is welcome :)

          • MrFinalgamer

            It’s been 6 years, though. I mean heck, back in 06, I never expected Persona to become a thing, and that it would end with P2 (favorite in the series, of course!), so I was glad to see it become a thing again, and, while P4 was disappointing in some ways, I loved the fuck out of it, but…6 years of the same cast is tiring.

            • Creed1217

              I feel ya , the only reason I’m not tired yet is because I haven’t been exposed long. P2 is DAMN good though, I don’t think it needs another reboot, because I feel like everyone would complain if it had all the modern look of p3/p4 with j pop music

              • Budgiecat

                Well there ya go, your experience doesn’t speak for obviously the majority…

                • Creed1217

                  I know that but the complaints are ridiculous

                  • Budgiecat

                    Well this anime announcement is kinda ridiculous so 2 opposing forces of ridiculous = the big bang lol

                    • Creed1217

                      Lol

              • MrFinalgamer

                Oh don’t remind of the j-pop *remembers P1 PSP* *shivers*. But at first it was nice seeing the persona series getting an exposure, but this is too much IMO. Hopefully it’ll calm down soon enough =/

                • Creed1217

                  It’ll calm down when all the spinoff finish end it the p4 and p3 saga. P5 will hopefully start a brand new cast of characters doing its own thing. I can’t wait

                  • Budgiecat

                    thats why this is a milk. they’re milking everything for what its worth to keep the hype train rollin’ till Persona 5.

                    I mean, we have zero footage of it and its supposed to come out later this year or next? Even S-E “please be excited” isn’t that secretive…

                    • Creed1217

                      It’s not like this hasn’t happened in the history of gaming you get used to waits and secrets

                    • Budgiecat

                      I feel like its a form of marketing trolling lol

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      This year in Japan yes. Though with how they are doing I am expecting a delay.

          • Budgiecat

            ‘I’ll take anything they throw at us’ fanboy approach is heartwarming and nice, albeit cliche, but what other Atlus titles have you played?

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              albeit it? The it isn’t needed.

          • Pyrofrost

            It’s all about perspective. I know I’m in the minority with my feelings; and even if I was in the majority, that wouldn’t change what Atlus has set in motion.

            However, to call people close minded for not sharing your point of view, is close minded.

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              I think you are in the majority actually, most people are sick of P4 at this point.

              • $61526767

                As much as i love persona 4, i think its time for a break. But makes me think will they stop after P4U2, P4D? Nah, I think not.

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  And P4GA and PQ. Maybe. But who knows. I mean at that point P5 will be out.

              • Pyrofrost

                Personally, I’m not actually sick of it, as I take it in doses, regardless of how it’s shoved out the door.

                I can just see what Atlus is doing to it, and the past shows what happens to things that are treated this way. That’s what makes me most sad about it.

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  Well let me phrase it a different way. Most people want P4 to take a break.

                  • Pyrofrost

                    Pretty much, in then end, all they will accomplish if they keep this up is pushing away their core fanbase from Persona. That will be good for neither Atlus, nor the JRPG genre.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      At this point, I think the fanbase P4 has gathered is bigger than the core fanbase, though XD

                    • Pyrofrost

                      I’d say the core fanbase itself has grown as well. However, my whole point is that we’ve seen companies time and time again drive a franchise into ruin, doing the very thing Atlus is doing now.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Sure hope that doesn’t happen! I like the Persona franchise a lot for it to die off (and then that might cause a chain reaction to kill SMT too O_O)

                    • Pyrofrost

                      Yeah, that’s definitely a future I wouldn’t look forward to as a gamer. :(

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      It would be the end of most of my favorites. SE is sucking then Atlus sucking? What would I be left with? Namdai? :/

                    • Budgiecat

                      SNK Playmore!

                      (Casino games)

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Uh… I don’t know them but based on your parenthetical text, I wouldn’t care for them.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Y-you’re joking right!? You can’t just NOT know who SNK is!

                    • Budgiecat

                      HYPER MEGA SHOCK!

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Only thing I know is they had a hand in the Neogeo right?

                    • Budgiecat

                      *falls UP stairs*

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      So… no? I REALLY don’t know. I am being serious.

                    • Budgiecat

                      oh cmon lol we’re on the internet here.. in about the 4 minutes it took you to reply, you could have learned the entire history of SNK lol

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      So? I am asking you.

                    • Budgiecat

                      So you really never heard of:

                      King of Fighter
                      Samurai Showdown
                      Art of Fighting
                      Fatal Fury
                      Metal Slug
                      SNK vs Capcom

                      Yes SNK created the NeoGeo home arcade system, NeoGeo CD Rom system, NeoGeo Pocket

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRPgQkVXvGM
                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1yyAA1wgDE

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I think have heard of Metal Slug and I think Fatal Fury. Don’t really know about them though.

                    • Budgiecat

                      wow you’re really missing out…which probably means you’ve never played Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves…and I’m honestly stunned you never heard of King of Fighters or SNK vs Capcom/Capcom vs SNK…and Samurai Showdown….wow

                      Well (since you don’t like emulators) you have a choice of getting some off of PS3 (NeoGeo station, though it can get kinda pricey)

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Never heard of Mark of the Wolves, no. Now that I think of King of Fighters didn’t Atlus release one? That one I do know a little about, and I do mean a little. When did I ever say I don’t like emulators? I might have said my computer sucks ass and can’t play many emulators but I don’t think I have ever said I hate them. I used a Virtual Boy Emulator to play Jack Bros.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      “I used a Virtual Boy Emulator to play Jack Bros.”

                      Oh you poor soul, why would torture yourself like that! D=

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      But Jack Bros… was fun… extremely difficult but fun.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Do you know Jack Bros was Atlus first localized game?

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Yup. I actually do know a bit more about Atlus’ history. xD

                    • Budgiecat

                      Mark of Wolves is Fatal Fury 7 and yeah I do remember you saying I hate emulators or roms and using the word ‘shit’.

                      Anyways, Atlus localized King of Fighters XIII, but KoF was always an SNK developed product.

                      Atlus getting involved is not any different from them publishing Cursed Crusade…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I see. Did I? Meh. Probably because of how shit they are on my computer. I seriously need to get a new computer (or build one).

                      Yah I am just saying I have heard of that one.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Also I don’t own a PS3. Only PS4 and Vita.

                    • Budgiecat

                      So what are you going to do when Persona 5 comes out

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      You should really play Metal Slug, there’s a collection available on the PSP (compatible with the vita). Most fun I had at an arcade hands down (House of the Dead being a close second).

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Meh.

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      H-how can you just “meh” the most dumb fun you could find in an arcade (not to mention it ate quarters like a gameboy ate batteries…)

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I am not into arcade style games.

                    • Budgiecat

                      I could easily see Jack Bros being an arcade game back in the day though.

                      And Persona4Arena certainly is one

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      So could I. Stupid second boss, skeleton head pile of shit. >_>

                      Eh… I guess so but like I said I have never played it besides I want P4A for the story not the gameplay.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Either way it’s still an arcade game. Plus, one could always just youtube a walkthrough if you dont give a crap about the gameplay…

                      I take it you’ll be getting XBLAZE as well (if you’re a fan of Blazblue?)

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I have watched a walkthrough of it that is why I know the story (sort of).

                      Mhm. I have XBlaze and BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Vita in my Amazon save for later list.

                    • Budgiecat

                      You can’t meh something you’ve never tried.

                      I dare you to play and beat Magician Lord! Muahahahaha

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7f9zPgSpnVw

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Sure I can. I just did, didn’t I?

                      I don’t feel like watching the video, but I am sure I could play it, beat it… well since you are making it seem like a difficult task who knows.

                    • Budgiecat

                      You played Capcom’s Ghouls & Goblins? Magician Lord is supposedly harder.

                      Here’s Metal Slug
                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nwChfIadFc

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Nope. Though I have heard it is hard. Harder than that huh? If it is hard not because of shit controls (made me not want to play Castlevania I).

                      Again not gonna watch no stinking videos.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Stop saying you wont watch them; I don’t need to know that. Besides, its nice to learn things and be informative…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Stop posting them I don’t need to watch them.

                    • Budgiecat

                      fine but it helps to be open minded and learn more about things of your hobby; I mean, you did earlier state incorrectly that Atari saved the industry from the video game crash right?

                      And imagine if you never heard of Atlus, and because of that, you chose not to bother looking into Jack Bros and Persona, because you barely heard of them.

                      theres things out there you might actually end up liking just as you did those…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Still think I am right about that. >_> *pouts*

                      Kind of hard to not hear of Atlus when on a Japanese gaming website. Besides I have always loved RPGs so there is that…

                    • Budgiecat

                      No you’re not right about that lol. Video game crash was in 1984, direct result over oversaturation of crap shovelware games mostly pushed out by Atari (E.T. )(besides Collecovision, Intellivision, Commodore 64).

                      It was the NES in 1985 and the Sega Master System in 1986 which brought back a resurgence in video game interest and profitablity.

                      Remember the Nintendo “Seal of Approval” gold stamp? that was a marketing ploy by Nintendo to assure consumers they weren’t buying shovelware junk again lol.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      But I am talking about the era of arcades failing.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Yeah it was all around the same time.

                      And arcades truly died last decade.

                      Now all we got are your Dave & Busters, mayybe some Chucky Cheeses and a few hole in the wall places

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Ok… well whatever then.

                      Dave & what? And I didn’t know hole in the wall as a thing besides a show.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Dave & Busters. Its a family restaurant chain that also serves as an arcade joint, usually old games nothing really new

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Oh? This conversation must be making you feel old huh? I don’t even know how old you are. I am like the only one who has told his age and I happen to be like the youngest member at that.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Dave & Busters isnt more of a sense of being young or old Its probably more of situation where there might just not be any in your area. 60 places across U.S.

                      Just like thre’s no Checkers or Jack in the Box in my area,and very little Chucky Cheeses for that matter.

                      Its just that when all the arcades started finally closing down for good a few years ago, these were what was left in the wake…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Ok then old man. ;p

                    • Budgiecat

                      *facepalmasaurus*

                      Dave & Busters didn’t really get popular until around 2005-2008 when the arcades died out and like I said, there’s only 60 locations…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Shh! I am having fun

                    • Sevyne

                      Atari was kind of the cause of the crash, not what saved it lol.

                    • Budgiecat

                      huh? Now you’re confusing even me!

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Not from what I read… but ok.

                    • Budgiecat

                      what the heck did you read? lol

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Honestly don’t remember. It was an article in some magazine.

                    • Sevyne

                      Don’t know wtf you’ve been reading, but it’s definitely wrong.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Well ok then.

                    • MrFinalgamer
                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I know what the Atari is and surely that is older right? Atari is what saved the gaming industry…

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      “Atari is what “saved” the gaming industry”

                      I guess fucking up the gaming industry in the west for Nintendo to dominate counts as saving XD

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I don’t know I read an article about it. Arcades were failing and then they were like yah we will save it. Of course they did fail and Nintendo took their place later on but eh.

                    • Pyrofrost

                      So, Persona 4 Pachislot? :p

                    • Budgiecat

                      OMG Delete that before they see it!!

                    • Pyrofrost

                      ROFL xD

                    • Budgiecat
                    • Pyrofrost

                      Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!!!!!! What’s the Gamestop, Amazon, and Bestbuy exclusive preorder bonuses!

                    • Budgiecat

                      How did we miss the livestream announcement of this??

                      SAL!!! *shakes fist*

                    • $61526767

                      …. wow.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      lol That came out like a year ago. Surely you heard of it before now.

                    • $61526767

                      Honestly? No. I haven’t. Seen it till now. lol

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      …k

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      SEGA to the rescue!

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Sega is doing a whole lot of nothing here. Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic.

                    • Budgiecat

                      they’re spin dashing themselves in circles!

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      lol

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Don’t forget Miku, and a lot of great titles that we’ll never experience (VC3, Yakuza)!

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      I meant here in the US.

                    • Pyrofrost

                      Yeah, when you see your favorite companies repeating mistakes of the past, to the letter. It kinda hurts knowing there is nothing you can do about it.

                      I mean sure, you can speak out; but in the end, they are a publicly traded company and the stock holders call the shots. So our cries will only fall upon deaf ears. Until they are in the position Capcom is currently in.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      They need to listen less to the people with money and more to people who actually care about their products. It should be about the fans and not about those with money.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Persona 1 & 2 fans are left out in the dust lol

                      as are Devil Summoner, and Digital Devil Saga fans (still waiting for those PSN versions, Ghostlight)

                      Persona fans and SMt fans are usually pretty angrily divided lol

                      I think now even Persona 3 and 4 fans are divided..

                      And SMt hasn’t had an Anime since……Megami tensei….which was crap

                      And then there’s the Maken Shao and Princess Crown fans in a coma!

                    • $61526767

                      Makes me wounder if Persona 1 or 2 will receive that kinda love in the future. I’d totally watch that!

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Let’s be real here. Atlus only cares about 2 main franchises: SMT, and Persona (this being the poster boy). Trauma Center, and EO get some love here, and there, but everything else are one-offs, nothing else. If we ever got a sequel to one of their games, my god I hope it’s for Radiant Historia, but meh

                    • Budgiecat

                      Hah see? I forgot about those…

                      Atlus needs to not follow S-E business model…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      They are seemingly wanting to support EO a lot more lately.

                    • ddsfan2

                      I know it says a lot when one of my most anticipated games is a low budget clone of one of the aforementioned games, and another mimicks the general style and atmosphere…

                      I love Atlus, but man, they really only care about their modern Persona, Etrian Odyssey, and mainline SMT fanbases…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Well I don’t know about all that but eh.

    • FlareKnight

      This may just be worth it for fabulous Narukami taking part in the scooter plan XD.

      I’m kind of hoping they can give it more episodes this time so everything doesn’t have to be so crammed to fit in 26 episodes.

      • $61526767

        I’d be happy if they could extend it a little more than 25, 26 episodes. Since their is going to be A LOT of content here. I expect them not to cram everything and take everything slow.

        Including putting effort in social links, personal time with friends, Adachi, Marie. I don’t know how this is going to be paced. But good luck to them.

  • Samsara09

    man,when that sal guy talked about keeping hype to a minimum,I finally got why he said it,and he was right.Fucking Jesus,the “hype backlash” lifted tons of trolls and idiots to this comment section

    • Budgiecat

      what were you expecting

      • Samsara09

        something more civilized and clean.Oh well,this is what happens when everyone has internet,lol.

        • Budgiecat

          No what were you expecting from Atlus…

          • Samsara09

            ah,a P3 vita…
            but I am not making a fuss.

            • Budgiecat

              Why a Persona 3 Vita? they already had a FES version off the original, remade the game for PSP and put FES up on PSN and patched it AND a movie is coming out

              • Samsara09

                well,I wanted something that put the gameplay of perosna 3 portable with fes,in order to get a “definite” edition of it.

                but yeah,I don’t mind it.I will be getting a vita,regardless.just wanted some more stimulus.

                • Budgiecat

                  Not needed.

                  Not like this anime is needed either. At least not this soon…

                  Its really the definition of milking…

                  • Samsara09

                    Are we paying them for this anime?So,how can this be milking?If it were a shower of sequels/prequels or tons of DLC,then yeah.That would be milking,at least to me.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Nah its milking

                      I consider day 1/on disc Disc Locked Content, $4 to $8 DLC outfit microtransactions always online DRM/Pay to win Freemium …extortion lol

                      thank God they haven’t stooped to those levels yet

                      “Are we paying them for this anime?”

                      Well eventually they would like you to (though I’d imagine by then most here would have found alternate ways to watch it without paying heh)

                    • Samsara09

                      -releasing game every year

                      -releasing game with small change

                      -releasing half-complete game with DLC to complete it

                      -keep releasing game remake

                      this is milking to me.But let’s not stay here.

                      well,this anime is promoting the series,in a way.Is that bad?i highly doubt it gets in the way of atlus’s other projects,since it is being headed by another team.

                    • Budgiecat

                      Persona 4 is its own series now lol. and why so soon?
                      Why not a Persona4 Arena Anime if they wanted to promote something Persona4 related? they got all their sales from Persona4G that they could get (unless they’re planning on a PS3/PS4 version ugh)

                    • Samsara09

                      yeah.Still,it is good since this way people will have something more immediate to look forward to.Even if P5 gets released this year…we are only getting it next year.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      That is what the other games are for.

                    • Budgiecat

                      lol was just gonna type that

                    • Budgiecat

                      I honestly woulda been fine with just some Persona 5 footage

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      It was a new project though. That wouldn’t be a new project.

                    • Samsara09

                      yeah,too bad people can read,but not interpret…

                    • MrFinalgamer

                      Adding stuff to an already existing, and quite recent, anime is stretching it for “new project”…

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      It is being completely redone. It is a new project like it or not.

                    • Creed1217

                      It’s a new project regardless of what you say, a brand new restart to the anime with new additions is NEW

                    • Creed1217

                      Promotes towards the people who don’t want a vita or can’t afford one so they could just watch p4g hm? Ever think of that?

                    • FlareKnight

                      Maybe they actually are planning on an Arena anime down the road, but wanted something that would bridge the gap. Can lay some hints for Arena in Golden’s anime. Maybe not overly necessary, but I could see some reasoning.

                      I mean when you think about it the start date is going to be a little under 3 years since the original anime. Golden was 4 after the original PS2 game. It’s soon, but I don’t feel it’s the worst stretch ever either.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      There will be an Arena anime of that there is no doubt.

                    • FlareKnight

                      Probably won’t be tough. Could probably fit Arena and it’s sequel’s story within a 13 episode series without much trouble.

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Who knows. There is an anime too so they are likely going to base it on that.

                    • Samsara09

                      that sounds like envy to me.The series is the company’s property,they will use it as they see fit,based on fan feedback and/or popularity.

                    • Budgiecat

                      sure sure. Doesn’t mean they’re immune to criticism

                    • Samsara09

                      This is criticism?You read everything here,right?

                    • Budgiecat

                      Well there’s obviously ranges of anything. But criticism is criticism, no matter of one’s opinion of it

                    • Samsara09

                      you use range somewhat lightly…

    • Creed1217

      Exactly

    • Sevyne

      Told ya so! :P

      • Samsara09

        yeah,yeah…still,this would happen regardless.

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      That Sal guy… wow… ok…

      • Samsara09

        I usually refer to mods or administrators as “Sir” or “mistress”.Guess I was so pissed of at the amount of ingrate whiners here that I forgot my manners.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Siress? Uh… I don’t think that is a word.

          • Samsara09

            mistress.

            • Budgiecat

              haha mistress has an entirely different connotation than sir. And using it might spark a sense of unintentional rudeness rather than politeness (implications of adultery)

              Miss
              Mrs.
              Madame

              • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                Mistress of the night ;p

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              Uh… females should have the honorary title lady or madam.

        • Budgiecat

          Actress
          Waitress
          Heiress
          Princess

          Siress? nope never heard of that one…

          • Samsara09

            mistress

  • AlphaSixNine

    Glad to see they ditched AIC for A-1 Pictures. Though my dream is still Persona done by KyoAni, looks like it’s gonna remain a dream for now.

    Though not quite what I wanted, Marie animated is more than enough for me. :3

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      All dem Japanese studios…

  • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

    Can we please keep the comments in here somewhat on topic. We have an open forum for off topic stuff. http://gematsu.com/tag/open-forum/

    Also. Please stop with the comment wars junk. Many of those types of comments have been removed to prevent others from replying to them again.

    Please, discuss things in a kind and civil manner. Thanks.

  • Kobracon

    Well I certainly didn’t expect this….I guess that means more Marie and thats ok with me :D

  • Zuhri69

    Okay, I love P4 as much as the next guy, but come on!!!

    • DrForbidden

      Agreed. P4G is just an expansion of P4. So, they’re just going to insert new scenes? Are they reanimating the entire series?

      Why? This strikes me as completely unnecessary. Why don’t they just go with a new story, like adapting P4 Arena and Ultimax plots into one TV series instead?

      • Zeongundam

        I was curious about that as well. If anything couldn’t they just do a short OVA for Golden or maybe a movie, sort of like how some of the Gundam shows have done?

  • Akari Akaza

    Everything is great at your Junes…..♪♪♪♪

    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

      Everything?

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        The girls? The deals on merchandise? The food?

        Yes, everything.

        • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

          Wait… the girls? What?

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            You ever seen any butterface girls in Junes? I haven’t :p

            • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

              I’ve never really seen any girls at Junes besides the ones you bring with you on your team, the one that died, and those two snooty bitches that are there on occasion. That and several older women.

              • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                Well, I wouldn’t mention the older women, haha. I just mean the high school girls, mostly. The girls you bring with you on your team and the NPCs (in the anime and game) that you see there are pretty cute/hot, yo. Come to think of it… That whole town is a babe magnet, lol.

                The ratio of good looking girls there definitely outweighs the bad looking ones.

                • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                  I don’t count the girls on your team. As for NPCs. Never seen the anime. And that leaves the bitches. Not into them. And to me if they are bitches they are instantly unattractive. As for around town while there are more females I didn’t really pay attention much to the NPCs.

                  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                    Ah, who am I kidding anyway? We all just want Nanako.

                    http://www.hectormadrigal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/p4a_junes_jingle.gif

                    • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

                      Nanako is cute as hell sure but I haven’t ever felt like that with her.

                    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                      There is plenty of time for you to grow up and see the error of your ways. Don’t worry :3

  • Budgiecat

    Persona4Arena: the Animation
    Persona4Dancing on Ice All Night: touring Ice skating show
    PersonaQ: the Animation
    Persona4Dancing Pachislot
    PersonaQ: Pachislot
    Persona4Dancing: iOS version
    Persona4Dancing: PS4/XB1 Kinect version
    Persona4GG (Great Golden): PS4 edition
    Persona4GG: the Animation – All new remake of Persona4 based on the PS4 version (because last one still wasn’t good enough)
    PersonaQ live action tv series
    Persona4G live action movie
    Persona4G Hollywood remake of Japanese live action movie

    • MrFinalgamer

      I swear, if I see ANYONE from P4 in 5…I’ll need a brand new controller…and TV

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Damn right, because it will be on a new console and only viewable on a 4K TV XD

    • DrForbidden

      You forgot the inevitable porn parody of the Persona4G Hollywood remake.

    • kaotron

      I love persona 4 as much as the next guy around here but seriously, the series is being milked like crazy but most fans I know can’t see it for some reason..

      I don’t mind there fighting game that’s full of dlc but what’s with the dancing?

      what’s next? Persona 4GP: Racing

      • FlareKnight

        Maybe if it’s a scooter racing game ;).

        I think there’s no doubt it’s getting milked, but as it stands what they’ve made has been enjoyable. Golden? Best version of the game. Arena? Good enough fighting game (though not my genre).

        The dancing game? A bit of a surprise but does work within the universe. You do have a main character in the series that’s an idol and some good music to work with. Is a good chance for fans of the series to branch out to different game types and a chance to get fans from those genres to check out the Persona games.

        I can see why they are doing it. If you find something with great success might as well take advantage of that. More money they can funnel into everything they are working on and long as the quality doesn’t nose-dive has some value for the gamers.

        Honestly it’s not a big issue. A lot of these games are being worked on with people who specialize in them so it’s not taking up a ton of Atlus resources. They are still working on P5. Not really much of a downside aside from people who get bothered by it.

        • kaotron

          yeah, I feel the exact same way, persona golden was just a good port with some added content for me but when it comes to the actual spin-off games, they aren’t my cup of tea either so I just don’t play them. I really like fighting games and arc system works(guiltygear&blazblue) but I didn’t get arena because I don’t really support that kind of milkage to a series.

          From a business point of view using their most popular title and pretty much Mario-ing it is a good idea for making money but annoys some of their fans/customers. But some people actually end up enjoying the spinoff games.(I really don’t care for personaQ with the chibi sprites.)

          fortunately, these cheap spinoffs arent getting in the way of persona5 though.

          the first time they showed the teaser and said that it’d be a winter 2014 release I thought it was weird how early it would be released, now it’s confirmed as a Q4 title(which is a bit more realistic) I was hoping they’d reveal some screenshots of the game/character models instead of an anime remake of p4 but for now they are being almost as secretive as square enix.

          • FlareKnight

            Yeah, I’m probably not going to jump on the whole PersonaQ thing (mostly since I don’t have a 3DS XD).

            There are certainly pros and cons. I thought Arena was a good thing since generally I’m not big on fighting games, but this gave a good excuse to try getting into one. Easier to jump into a genre you haven’t played much of if there’s something familiar to anchor it (like the story mode).

            It would be nice to get more info on P5. Have tried to put it out of mind since it is so far off and whenever we get the English version that will still take some time to get to us.

            I’m more than ready for jumping into a new story with a new cast. But long as the P4 (and somewhat P3) casts keep getting some attention I won’t mind playing some more of the games and watching the anime.

            • kaotron

              even if I had a 3ds I still wouldnt get PQ..

              I played p4 for the ps2 multiple times back then, I didnt feel like replaying it for the vita(so i just watched the extra contents of golden on youtube instead)

              I think the golden anime shouldve just been a few episode OVA, redoing the whole 24 episode thing like FMA:brotherhood wasnt all that necessary but I if I have nothing better to do I might rewatch it.

              • FlareKnight

                Honestly I think they should have just waited to do a P4 anime in the first place. They knew Golden was coming soon. Maybe they weren’t sure the popularity would warrant it later or something like that.

                I’m iffy on what Golden’s anime should be. An OVA has some positives, but honestly I think it’d feel too jumpy to just jump between animated versions of the new events. I think just outright re-doing it probably makes the most sense, just that I think they should have just done this in the first place.

                I’ve basically gotten a run in for Golden per year since I got it. So sure I’m up for watching this thing. I just hope they do a good job.

    • Hidayat246

      live action show is suck

  • Elvick

    I’m okay with it.

    • Budgiecat

      Ah! thank God…..

  • Djkarl Pierre

    I never had the chance to play Persona 4 so i’m a little intimidated on trying get on hype train for this or wait for P5.

    • Guest

      the last time I played p4 was the original in ’08. I wanted to see the new content on the ports so I just watched some playthroughs on youtube.

  • PrinceHeir

    Haven’t played enough P4 yet.

    With things are going, i’ll probably just watch the anime instead of playing the whole game since i don’t really want to spend 80+ hours gameplay like i did with P3(and i’m still not done with that game, with the extra dungeon and all)

    Sure i’ll missed out the side relationship with the school and all. But eh i probably prefer the main cast relationship above all.

    Glad they kept the original voice cast from P4 :)

    Can’t wait to hear more Yui Horie fiery goodness and Rie Kugumiya’s song!

    • kaotron

      yeah, the average to complete the game is 75+ hours(and can be 100+ depending on how many social links you want to see).

      I lent a friend a copy of p4 golden and he was overwhelmed when I told him how long it’d be to complete it so he just skipped most events and watch the cutscenes on youtube.

    • ddsfan2

      IMO Persona 4 is a better game than 3, although I’m biased since I finished 4, and not 3. Yes, it’s crazily long like you said, Prince. (I think it took me nearly 100 hours to complete, too long…)

      I really need to finish Innocent Sin so that I can play Eternal Punishment…

      • MrFinalgamer

        “I really need to finish Innocent Sin so that I can play Eternal Punishment…”

        YES, YES YOU DO!

  • MasterSensei

    I don’t get it… Hasn’t there already been a P4 Anime? (Not that I have a problem with them releasing more episodes)

  • Hidayat246

    oh come on atlus where PERSONA 3 PORTABLE THE ANIMATION?????

    Please don’t forget P3P Female Protagonis!!!!!

    #Pray

  • VeniVidiVici

    This is the big, special announcement we’ve been waiting for?

    Are you fucking kidding me Atlus

  • Haku_Luvs_You

    predicting the next big atlus announcement.

    Persona 4 Dancing all Night: The Anime!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOT WOOT!

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

    “shit taste”

    That would be what logical people around here call a subjective viewpoint.

  • dior

    “Subjective”

    Is what plebeians who don’t want to put the effort into arguing why something is actually worthy of it’s praise. Stop chirping and run to Atlus forums and circlejerk over your next big P4 project man.

  • Karysonson

    Calm down. It’s really not that serious. If you don’t care for this then don’t watch it. It’s not hindering your Person 5. problem solved.

  • Six

    You are embarrassing.

  • Creed1217

    stop bitching, it makes you look like a chump

  • shafiq95

    i’m pretty sure it’s wrong, everywhere else is reporting that is a remake, even the preview looks like it.

    ANN also tend to report announcement wrongly

  • Karysonson

    yup. It wasn’t true

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    What is your first statement trying to say?

    P4G added Marie.

  • new_tradition

    Igor’s VA in English is still alive and well. It sounds crude, but he basically talks about the same thing every game, so they could reuse lines.

    Maybe synth technology has come far along that extra dialog can be created by a program? Or they can get the assistants to fill in the gaps or something…

  • Jason

    I think P4G was one of the greatest games ever made, had so much fun playing it. Did you really mean that you think no new Persona games were coming to the vita, or just pulling everyone’s leg. Considering how it surpassed expectations and was extremely profitable you would think they would work on a new one. Sorry but its really hard to hear sarcasm over the web.

  • Budgiecat

    New Persona for PS4? Not until 2018-2020

  • Creed1217

    Dude no offense but no one’s touching wii u .
    Just drop the whole wii u anything because none of of this persona stuff will ever come to it

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    You’re trolling? Ok…

  • Hatsuaki

    I don’t know what information you’re talking about, but if it’s about the 3 years part it’s written in the trailer so uhm maybe check it again? If it’s about the final product, you’re clearly NOT aware of how bad P4’s animation was and how they made it look in the first trailer.

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    I would say longer than that.

  • Budgiecat

    Well maybe….depending on Japan’s overall PS4 attach rate…

    PS1 was high out the gate, so we only had to one year (and only 2 months after JPN release for Westerners)

    PS2’s was high out the gate, so we only had to wait….6 years (7 for Westerners) possibly delayed like that due to Atlus having being busy with SMt II and SMt DDS…

    PS3’s was a snail pace out the gate, so we had to wait….8 years (9 for Westerners)

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    lol the attach rate was high so we only had to wait, oh wow really that long, uh 6 years! That sounds backwards as fuck. xD

  • Samsara09

    There is something different now.Atlus belongs to Sega.So,I think Atlus is in quite a privileged position.And besides,Atlus was somewhat active in the last gen,at least on portables.

  • Budgiecat

    Like I said, during PS2 days, Atlus was busy with:

    Maken Shao in 2001
    SMt III Nocturne was 2003/2004
    SMt Digital Devil Saga 1 was 2004/2005
    SMt Digital Devil Saga 2 was Jan/Oct 2005
    SMt Devil Summoner 1 was Mar/Oct 2006 (before Persona 3)

    Atlus was much busier back in the PS2 days than their PS3 days, plus, remember, prior to Persona 3 & 4, Persona wasn’t that popular…

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    So you think it took so long because of those? Twas truly a time of the mighty Atlus.

  • Budgiecat

    yeah they were busier and more Sony focused…

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    It was the good years of Atlus. I mean this year has been crazy too. Like 10 projects 6 of which are gaming related?

  • Budgiecat

    Yeah but honestly, they really didn’t have to wait this long…PS3’s user base is what, 90 million now? What do they expect to sell? 30 million copies? lol

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    The reason P5 took so long is the odd architecture. This has been explained before.

  • Budgiecat

    Yeah well I call BS on that

  • MrFinalgamer

    Not to mention their stubbornness to make a new engine, and not re-use Catherine’s (still makes no sense…)

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    *shrug*

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Heh… well Persona is their holy godsend. It must be made meticulously from scratch.

  • Creed1217

    That doesn’t make them stubborn, they just wanna make the best game possible for people like you who are unsatisfied when you don’t get a trailer for it. Stop complaining and just wait. Be grateful Atlas isn’t like square Enix with building up hype for a game and killing it over the span of an 8 year wait!

  • Samsara09

    can it be milking if we don’t pay them a penny for it?

  • Samsara09

    I wonder,people say this anime is milking…but we aren’t paying a penny for it.

  • Budgiecat

    Well, anyways, if this game ends up looking inferior to Catherine’s presentation, that’ll be a real shame. the visual jump overall from Persona 2 to 3 was pretty significant back in the day, so with an eight year wait, and not much released within that timeframe from Atlus, and them not just reusing Catherine’s engine, it better look worth it.

    Also, now I’m wondering if they’ll just pull a ‘Persona 4′ and make Persona 6 for PS3 one year after Persona 5 since they made a whole new engine just for one game…
    Or will that engine be carried over to PS4 or will they make a cross gen game? hmm…

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    It will look at least as good as Catherine, don’t know why it wouldn’t. One would hope it would be better looking. They could. I don’t know. Who knows.

  • MrFinalgamer

    Well they did do 2 sequels in the PSOne era, and 1 for the PS2, so I doubt that we won’t see P6 fairly close to P5’s release (unless they want to milk the shit out of it, like right now)

  • Budgiecat

    Ugh please don’t bring up Sega like they are anything meaningful now….horrible former shadow of themselves..

    I’ve yet to see any company merger where we the consumers benefit out of it…

  • Budgiecat

    well…..it’s been 6 years since the last console Persona lol

  • MrFinalgamer

    lol, wut? I wasn’t expecting a single sec. of footage for P5 mate, so I don’t know what you mean by that.

    And seriously, what was wrong with Catherine’s engine? I seriously doubt the game will look significantly better, so it just seems like a waste of time.

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Well Atlus hasn’t been fucked by Sega yet so that is something right?

  • Samsara09

    let’s see if it will happen here.It may not be so pre-determined as it seems to you.Well,for DS we got the shin megami tensei DS series…and now,remakes for the 3ds.Gold.

  • Budgiecat

    Well….3DS isnt that much of an archaic slouch of hardware…I mean…it pulled off PS2’s tales of the Abyss just fine.

    And so look at the presentation difference between SMt IV and SMt III….

  • Budgiecat

    well yeah I guess lol

  • Budgiecat

    huh??

  • Budgiecat

    well yeah, probably cause they had their Persona PS1 engine and were like ‘we can easily make another game or 2 off this before the PS2’s numbers increase’

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    They did SMTIV in 2D / 3D on purpose.

  • Budgiecat

    obviously

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Then what was your point exactly?

  • Budgiecat

    Well actually I forgot to mention I saw many supporters defend that saying there was no way the 3DS could have made SMt IV look like SMt III because of the 3DS limitations and number of enemies..

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Ok…? I am sure it could have. But they wanted to do it how they did. I kind of like the 2d style myself.

  • Budgiecat

    But what I said was defenders were saying they couldn’t….

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Yah? And I am saying they could have.

  • Budgiecat

    Well you’re one person. I have seem way more people with the opposing opinion

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    You’ve seen my track record for being right. Those opposing can go suck it.

  • Budgiecat

    lol

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    There is nothing, lol, about my comment. I should be honored for my ability to predict the gaming market.

  • Budgiecat

    But I don’t have any money and I’m not good at preparing honorary speeches…

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Give me Pachter’s show and his money and I will be happy. That dumbass can’t predict a boat going to sail.

  • MrFinalgamer

    Boat jokes…are you C-boat? The legendary insider from MS???

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Uh no. I don’t know who C-boat is though the name does sound familiar.

  • MrFinalgamer

    He has basically spoiled every single announcement from MS in E3 for a couple of years now. He’s from Neogaf

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    I see… not like MS ever has much. And of course he is from NeoSHIT.