Did you get extremely excited for the Persona 3 movie upon seeing its first teaser (even if it’s just a 15-second video where the main character uses his evoker)?

 If you’ve been anticipating the solid details of the upcoming movie, here’s the good news: Persona 3 the movie is now titled and has revealed its details on the cast, staff and release schedule.

The first film is titled Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth. Aside from the details, a PV has been shown:

The original cast from the game will be returning for the movie.

Cast:

  • Akira Ishida as Makoto Yuki (the main protagonist)
  • Megumi Toyoguchi as Yukari Takeba
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Junpei Iori
  • Rie Tanaka as Mitsuru Kirijo
  • Hikaru Midorikawa as Akihiko Sanada
  • Mamiko Noto as Fuka Yamagishi
  • Isamu Tanonaka as Igor
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Elisabeth

Staff:

  • Directed by Noriaki Akitaya (Bakuman)
  • Supervised by Seiji Kishi (Devil Survivor 2 The Animation)
  • Script written by Jun Kumagai (script writer for some Persona 4 episodes)
  • Music composition by Shoji Meguro
  • Animation Production: AIC A.S.T.A.

persona 3 movie 2013 Solid details revealed for the upcoming Persona 3 anime movie

In the Persona 3 game, the story opens with a young teenage boy who transfers to Gekkoukan High School. Soon, he gets attacked by dark creatures known as “shadows” and learns that he has a special ability to defeat these creatures that feed on the minds of humans during the “Dark Hour”. He joins a special group in school called the Special Extracurricular Execute Sector (SEES) in order to stop the menace of the shadows.

Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth premieres this fall in Japan.

via Crunchyroll