The anime adaptation of final yr’s acclaimed RPG Persona 5 now has a premiere date for the United States. Aniplex of America, which just lately acquired the rights to Persona 5: The Animation within the US, introduced in the present day at Sakura-Con that it’ll simulcast the collection on Crunchyroll and Hulu, Anime News Network experiences. The premiere is scheduled for April 7, the identical day it is going to air in Japan.
Persona 5: The Animation follows the identical premise as the sport. It begins with the protagonist–named Ren Amamiya–transferring to Shujin Academy. Soon after, his persona awakens, and he and his pals type the Phantom Thieves. In February, Aniplex of America launched an English-subtitled trailer for the collection, which you’ll be able to watch under.
While Production I.G (finest identified for Ghost within the Shell) made the animated sequences from the sport, A-1 Pictures is producing Persona 5: The Animation. A-1 Pictures beforehand labored on Persona four: The Golden Animation. Additionally, the sport’s Japanese voice forged are reprising their roles for the anime, and Shoji Meguro is returning to compose the music.
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