Persona 5 the Animation to air in April 2018

Key visual and debut trailer.

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:

Persona 5 the Animation

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.

(MP4 Download, Region-blocked YouTube Version)

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