News Persona 4 the Animation's 5th Promo Video Streamed
posted on 2011-09-15 11:30 EDT
The Mayonaka TV teaser website for the Persona 4 The Animation project began streaming the fifth promotional video on Friday. (Like the previous videos, this one debuted at midnight in Japan or 11:00 a.m. on Thursday EDT.) The anime will premiere on Japan's MBS station on October 6.
The anime's official website also confirmed that Romi Park will reprise her game voice role of Naoto Shirogane in the anime, and it posted a new key visual image from the anime. The fifth promotional video features the opening theme song "sky's the limit" by the original Persona 4 game's theme song singer Shihoko Hirata.
Director Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!, My Bride is a Mermaid) and the anime studio AIC ASTA are adapting the Persona 4 role-playing game from Atlus into a television series. Persona concept designer Kazuma Kaneko, original character designer Shigenori Soejima, and musical composer Shoji Meguro are reprising their respective roles from the game for the anime.
Cast members Daisuke Namikawa (Yu Narukami), Showtaro Morikubo (Yōsuke Hanamura), Yui Horie (Chie Satonaka), and Ami Koshimizu (Yukiko Amagi), Tomokazu Seki (Kanji Tatsumi), Kappei Yamaguchi (Kuma), Unshou Ishizuka (Ryōtarō Dōjima), Akemi Kanda (Nanako Dōjima), and Mitsuaki Madono (Tōru Adachi) are all returning from the game to play their respective characters.
Image © Index Corporation/P4A Committee
Update: Song and key visual information added. Rie Kugimiya is also reprising her role as Rise Kujikawa.
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