After months of teasing, we finally get a better look at the upcoming Persona 5 TV anime adaptation. During a live-streaming special, A-1 Pictures, which will be animating the project, has revealed the anime’s new PV.
The live-streaming program also revealed that the anime’s protagonist is named Ren Amamiya. During the stream, they also revealed the anime’s key visual, which features Ren in Shibuya’s world-famous crossing. In the original game, the protagonist is unnamed.
From the New World’s Masashi Ishihama will be directing the anime over at A-1 Pictures. Meanwhile, they also credited the game franchise’s producer. Katsura Hashino, for the original story. As for its character designs, Satomi Ishikawa is handling them, while Kazuma Kaneko is handling the demon designs. A-1 Pictures also animated the game’s anime special before it even got released.
Based on Atlus’s critically-acclaimed PS4 and PS3 JRPG, the Persona 5 anime will make its premiere in April 2018. This means that it will be part of the Spring 2018 anime season.
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Source: Animate Times