If Final Fantasy Can Have A Soft Drink, So Can Persona

By Spencer . June 13, 2012 . 1:41am

per1Video game soft drinks are all the rage in Japan with Final Fantasy "potions" and Sengoku Basara Cassis flavored soda. In July, Persona 4: Golden will get a drink thanks to beverage company Sapporo.


Each 500 mL can of Ribbon Citron costs 110 yen ($1.40) and should recover 10 SP if the real beverage is anything like the in-game counterpart.


Persona 4: Golden comes out on June 14 in Japan and is slated for a fall release in the States.

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  • Ooh Bee
    • Testsubject909

      Yup… Made quite a lengthy joke about all the sort of Persona 4 items they could do…

      Think they’ll name PS4 the Persona Station 4, a PS4 with a built in Persona 4 game in it? Persona 4 the retro TV? Persona 4 the live action TV drama? Persona 4 the diet energy zero carb drink? Persona 4 the happy meal? McPersona 4 special at McDonald? A baby named after Persona 4?

      • Alexander Aubert

        ONLY ON JUNES!!

    •  Can’t wait for the lawnmower!

    • lottery numbers please 

  • landlock

    Resident Evil had a anti-virus energy drink aswell. It was quite horrible…

    • Testsubject909

      That… I didn’t know… But that said, I wouldn’t trust anything related with Umbrella..

  • Wow…But…
    Where’s Durian Soda?Mad Bull??SoBay?Cielo Mist?

    I need to see Vid Commercial for this….

    Maybe they will make it epic commercial like FFXII Potion thing lol…


    • mirumu

      That was my first thought too. Always wanted to sample the Jamaican goodness of Cielo Mist.

    • DoctorAllosaurus

      I’m more partial to NasTea to be honest.

  • malek86

    Can I find these lying around in schools or even inside recycle bins? If not, what’s the point.

  • Tan Wei Lun

    Don’t you mean, ‘If Final Fantasy can have a soft drink, SODA CAN Persona.” *pfft* Puns.

    • keithmaxx

       …and I thought the Japanese had it bad with the puns.

      • kool_cid414

         at least theirs are bear-able

  • Now where can I get this?

  • Might as well market Kanji’s hand made dolls or soft toys, Atlus. ;)

    Or Risette’s tofu.

  • Considering how hard Altus has been milking Persona, I’m guessing that the main ingredient of this drink is milk.

  • Freud_Hater

    This is getting a bit ridiculous…

    • Niyari

      Japan never fails to amuse.

  • Jiikae

    Still not enough! More, more! Persona deserves Pokemon levels of milking! =P

  • Needs to be in the limited Edition!

    • Testsubject909

      Just one or a six pack?

      • Hmm Now that is good question! I want the six-pack so I can enjoy refilling my SP slowly (✿❛◡❛)ノ. But… I’d settle for just one if that’s all they could give.

  • Alexander Aubert


  • Hah! This is sweet! n_n  I’ll have to grab myself a can and uh, drink it?

  • Cephrien


    Oh man, I am loving this.

  • Zonic505

    You mean a PerSODA!

    …….worst pun ever?

    • Testsubject909


    • LynxAmali

       5 star post right here.

      Made my day.

  • I’m waiting for the day where we start seeing the Persona cast wearing Prada or something.

    • Anime10121

       Gotta wait for them to announce Persona 5 first and then release it  4-7 years later. :P

  • flavors?
    And will each flavor have a different character to each can?

    • Testsubject909

      Yu Citrus
      Yosuke Cola
      Chie Fsteak
      Yukiko Cherry
      Kanji Strawberry and Banana mix (in a completely black can with skulls all over it)
      Teddie Be(a)rry Punch
      (edit:) Rise Soy Milk or Rise Tofu
      (Old idea: Rise Orange (Kind of ran out of ideas here. Alternatively Spanish Fly)
      Naoto Iced Tea

  • neetyneety

    Now, you too can gaze at brotagonist’s pimp face while enjoying a hearty drink! With an added bonus of a 10 SP recovery! Healthy for both the mind AND body!

  • NorthernPatches

    Why are all these ‘gamer fuel’ flavors so awful?   I’ll admit I haven’t tasted this one, but man the various ones I have tasted were just bad.

    The only time it works out is if they just slap “HALO 6” onto a regular can of Pepsi and don’t change the flavor.

  • RmanX1000


  • I wonder if it’s anything like mountain dew

  • Come on ATLUS, skip the small crap and just go ahead and build Junes (or
    take a bunch of Wal-marts/local malls and stick the name Junes on them,
    whatever). Then there will be a convenient place us to buy your
    crapload of Persona merchandise while grocery shopping (for
    Persona-brand cabbages and Second Maid, of course) and getting a new TV
    (which has a new feature that allows you to stick your head in it). And
    hell, while you’re at it, force every employee to dress up as Brosuke or

    I will never say P4 has been milked enough until this happens. Yep, can’t wait.

    • Testsubject909

      Persona 4 themed mall Junes now having a sales on the official Persona 4 day with Persona 4 T-shirts, Persona 4 Jackets, Persona 4 Trenchcoats, Persona 4 Underwear, Persona 4 swimwear, Persona 4 rackets, Persona 4 jetskies, Persona 4 automobiles, Persona 4 HDTVs, Persona 4 Bluray players, Persona 4 DVDRs, Persona 4 PCs, Persona 4 trinkets and Persona 4 cellphones and Persona 4 cellphone plans now on sale!

      Buy 4 get 4 free!

      • Blue_card_

        Fun 4 the whole family.

  • klkAlexar

    I wonder what it tastes like, I’m a bit curious. Anyway, has Persona had a theme cafe? If it hasn’t then it probably will be next. 

    • Testsubject909

      Well, from the packaging and the color, I can only guess that it tastes like Yu’s…

      Citrus, it’s citrus!

  • AnimusVox

    Lol I want to try it. Probably taste like crap but still.

  • Roberto Armando Iraheta

    What? No Muscle Drink?

    Oh wait, I already answered my own question.

  • Mod Balushi

    after all of this i still can’t believe P4 is getting this popular 
    don’t get me wrong i like the persona games and this made me happy…
    but it still think SMT and it’s other spin offs need some love.

  • I really want to try it! I remember I ordered one of the Suntory Dissidia cans, I regret drinking it because it was so tasty :’) Gotta love Suntory.

    Also, is the Sapporo were talking about the same one that makes beer?

  • Barrylocke89

    I’m tired of diets, and enough with going to the gym! Good there’s something even I can handle. ^_^

    Slim down this summer, with the refreshing taste of Ribbon Citron. Now at a convenience store near you.

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