Persona 3 RPG Gets Stage Play in January

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Shoji Meguro to compose music for adaptation of Atlus's video game

A pamphlet handed out at the Persona Music Fes 2013 in Nihon Budokan event on Tuesday revealed that a stage play adaptation of Atlus's Persona 3 game will open at Tokyo Dome City's Theatre G-Rosso in January. The pamphlet for the play titled Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~Ao no Kakusei~ (Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~The Blue Awakening~) features both the male and female protagonists from the Persona 3 and Persona 3 Portable video games. The pamphlet reads, “When light, darkness, and music are interwoven... The masquerade will begin.”

The play's production company CLIE also revealed that Persona series composer Shoji Meguro will be composing the music for the play, while Shutaro Oku will be in charge of casting. In addition, Persona 4 The Animation script-writer Jun Kumagai will be writing the scripts for the play. Cast and opening dates will be announced at a later time on the play's official website, which has not opened as of press time.

The first anime film adaptation of Atlus's RPG will premiere in Japanese theaters on November 23.

[Via 0takomu, zl24]

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