As previously reported, Persona 3 is getting the movie treatment. The first Persona 3 movie will be released in Japanese theatres this Fall, and is titled Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Birth, according to its website, which was updated today. The Persona 3 protagonist has a new name for the movie—Makoto Yuki.

 

Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Birth is being directed by Noriaki Akitaya, who has served as director on the Bakuman anime. Seiji Kishi, who is directing the Devil Survivor 2 anime, is serving as supervisor. Anime studio AIC ASTA is working on the project.

 

You can watch a short trailer for Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Birth over at its official website, linked to above.

 

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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