Persona 5 Screening on All4 Service
Anime Limited has announced on its Twitter feed that Channel 4‘s All4 service is screening the English dub of A-1 Pictures‘ television anime of Atlus‘ Persona 5 game. The series is on All4 here. The 27 episodes of the series are available, including the video prologue episode, Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers-.
The voice cast members from the game are reprising their roles for the anime:
- Jun Fukuyama as the protagonist Ren Amamiya
- Mamoru Miyano as Ryuji Sakamoto
- Ikue Ōtani as Morgana
- Nana Mizuki as Anne Takamaki
- Tomokazu Sugita as Yusuke Kitagawa
- Rina Satou as Makoto Niijima
- Aoi Yūki as Futaba Sakura
- Haruka Tomatsu as Haru Okumura
- Sōichiro Hoshi as Goro Akechi
Masashi Ishihama (From the New World, Kamichu!) directed PERSONA 5 the Animation, and the game franchise‘s producer Katsura Hashino was credited with the original story concept. Satomi Ishikawa (Convenience Store Boy Friends) adapted Shigenori Soejima‘s original game character designs for animation. Kazuma Kaneko was credited for having drawn the original demon designs from the game. Shinichi Inotsume (Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers-, Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Sket Dance) was in charge of the series scripts. Shōji Meguro returned from the game to compose the anime’s music.
The latest entry in the Persona role-playing game series shipped for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on September 15, 2016.