Aniplex USA to Release 2nd Persona 3 Film on Blu-ray Disc
posted on by Karen Ressler
Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it will release Shin Megami Tensei Persona 3 The Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream as an imported Blu-ray. Pre-orders are now open for both standard and collector's editions shipping on March 11.
The standard edition will include the film along with trailers, commercials, and audio commentary. The collector's edition will also include a soundtrack CD, art box with an illustration by character designer and animation director Keisuke Watabe, new cover art, 48-page booklet, 10 stickers, and three illustration cards.
The collector's edition retails for US$99.98, but Aniplex is selling it at a sales price of US$79.98. The standard edition retails for US$74.98, but Aniplex is selling it at a sales price of US$59.98.
Tomomi Ishikawa directed the film at A-1 Pictures from scripts by Jun Kumagai with supervision by Seiji Kishi. Keisuke Watabe designed the characters for the film, and also served as animation director. Shoji Meguro and Tetsuya Kobayashi scored the soundtrack.
The film opened in Japan on June 7. The third film, Persona 3 the Movie #3 Falling Down, will premiere in Japan on April 4.
Aniplex of America released the first film in May.