Persona 5 the Animation will air in April 2018 on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, MBS, and BS11, Atlus and animation studio A-1 Pictures announced.
Here is the key visual:
The Persona 5 protagonist’s official name will be Ren Amamiya. The same name will be used in the upcoming Persona 5: Dancing Star Night.
The staff and cast are as follows:
- Original Work: Persona 5 (Atlus)
- Story Draft: Katsura Hashino
- Character Drafts: Shigenori Soejima
- Demon Design Drafts: Kazuma Kaneko
- Supervisor: Masashi Ishihama
- Series Organizer: Shinichi Inotsume
- Character Design: Tomomi Ishikawa
- Music: Shoji Meguro
- Production: A-1 Pictures
- Ren Amamiya: Jun Fukuyama
- Ryuji Sakamoto: Mamoru Miyano
- Ann Takamaki: Nana Mizuki
- Ikue Otani: Morgana
- Yusuke Kitagawa: Tomokazu Sugita
- Makoto Niijima: Rina Sato
- Futaba Sakura: Aoi Yuuki
- Haru Okumura: Haruka Tomatsu
- Goro Akechi: Souichirou Hoshi
The announcement came via today’s “Persona 5 the Animation Super Secret Information Reveal! Broadcast Special” on AbemaTV. Starting in February 2018, AbemaTV will host one such broadcast per month.
Atlus also announced it will release a Persona O.A. “official support app” for iOS and Android. Further information will be announced at a later date.
Watch the debut trailer for Persona 5 the Animation below. Visit the official website here.