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Persona 5 the Animation is making its debut tomorrow but you can catch a bit of the action with an Episode 1 Prologue from Aniplex US, giving us a look at the first six minutes of the first episode.

 

Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year after transferring to Shujin Academy in Tokyo.

Following a particular incident, his Persona awakens, and together with his friends they form the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts” to reform hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires.

Meanwhile, bizarre and inexplicable crimes have been popping up one after another…

Living an ordinary high school life in Tokyo during the day, the group maneuvers the metropolitan city as Phantom Thieves after hours.

Let the curtain rise for this grand, picaresque story!

 

Here’s the cast for Persona 5 the Animation:

  • Ren Amamiya: Jun Fukuyama
  • Ryuji Sakamoto: Mamoru Miyano
  • Ann Takamaki: Nana Mizuki
  • Morgana: Ikue Otani
  • Yusuke Kitagawa: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Makoto Niijima: Rina Satoh
  • Futaba Sakura: Aoi Yuki
  • Haru Okumura: Haruka Tomatsu
  • Goro Akechi: Soichiro Hoshi

 

And here’s a look at key visuals for the Phantom Thieves of Hearts:

 

Persona 5 the Animation will start airing on April 7, 2018. Aniplex of America will have simulcasts available on the same day via Crunchyroll and  Hulu in the United States. You can check out its latest screenshots here.

Sato
Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards. Editor-in-Chief @Siliconera

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