New Trailer Drops for Persona 5 Anime

New Trailer Drops for Persona 5 Anime

Who knows where the whims of fate may lead us?

Aniplex posted the first trailer for the Persona 5 anime yesterday. How appropriate: An anime about stealing hearts promoted on a day that's all about winning them.

The trailer is only a minute long, but it seems the anime will capture the game's unique style and flair. The plot appears to follow the events of the game. At first I thought, "Isn't Persona 5's plot a bit too long to be contained in one production?" but then I realized if the anime cuts out all the hours I spent trying to court my waifu (and failing—Makoto, nooo), the rest of the plot should fit in there all nice and neat.

The Persona 5 anime is coming in April 2018. There's no official word on a dub just yet, and the credits at the end of the trailer only list names for Japanese voice actors. For me, Yusuke just isn't Yusuke without Matthew Mercer's voice, but I guess Tomokazu Sugita's voice isn't unsuited for an eccentric painter who worships lobsters.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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