Atlus announced a new event to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Shin Megami Tensei series of games in Japan. Some of the attractions included in the event include a live stage performance of music from the series, the sale of original goods including reprints of some items, and an exhibition with artwork of the series. In addition, Atlus shared a special artwork created to celebrate the anniversary. The event will be held on May 5-6, 2023 at KT Zepp Yokohama.
You can check the original artwork featuring all 6 protagonists from the Shin Megami Tensei series in more detail here:
For the live stage performance, the band “LaiD Back Devil” will offer original arrangements of iconic tracks from all numeric entries in the Shin Megami Tensei series, from the original SMT from Super Famicom, to the latest SMT V. Chiaki Matsuzawa and Mafia Kajita will be hosting the event. In addition, performances and talks will be held throughout the event focusing on SMT III Nocturne on day 1, and on SMT V for day 2.
Tickets can be pre-ordered, and there are two available options. S Seat tickets cost 14,800 JPY (~$108 USD). Meanwhile, VIP tickets cost 48,000 JPY (~$352 USD,) and they offer special benefits, such as early entrance to the venue, and new artwork by series artist Masayuki Doi.
On December 2022, Atlus and Bandai, announced a reprint of the early 2000s SMT Trading Card game.
The Shin Megami Tensei 30th Anniversary Thanksgiving Event celebrating the series’ games will be held May 5-6, 2023 at KT Zepp Yokohama.