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Last Persona 3 Film's Video, Story, Title, Date, Staff, Visual Unveiled

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Winter of Rebirth finale to open January 23 with director Tomohisa Taguchi

The official website for the Persona 3 film series updated at midnight on Thursday, and unveiled the newest promotional video, story introduction, title, release date, staff, and teaser visual for Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth. The last film will open in Japanese theaters on January 23, 2016.

Yukari: Your life is on the line! Do you want to die!?
Makoto: I don't really care.
Yukari: What...!?
Makoto: Is dying... really that scary of a thing?
Makoto: I guess this is... what people call "fun?"
Makoto: It's going to end soon, huh...
Makoto: Everything's going to disappear someday... You too, Aegis...
Fallos: Then we don't need anything from the beginning.
Makoto: You're wrong...!
Fallos: We don't want for anything.
Makoto: You're wrong...!! I won't run away from bonds!
Elizabeth: It's time to awaken.

The website lists the story:

"The time of destruction is coming ever closer without a doubt. It cannot be stopped."

To know death, to gaze at death, to face death.

Makoto and his allies have grown through the many meetings and partings they have experienced.

Their fight might not be for the sake of the world, but for themselves. Even so, they have continued to fight, believing that there are peaceful days waiting at the end of the battle.

However, a boy says that destruction is the fate that humanity must shoulder. The boy they believed to be their friend tells them the truth of the situation without an emotion on his face.

The season changes to winter. Makoto makes a decision in order to greet the spring that is waiting beyond....

Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream, Persona 4 the Golden Animation) will take over as director for the fourth film, and Seiji Kishi will return as a supervisor. Zenou Tanioka of Bihou, Inc. will return as art director from the second film, after Toshihiro Kohama served in that role for the third film. Junpei Takatsu is the composite and visual director.

The rest of the returning staff at A-1 Pictures include:

Scripts: Jun Kumagai
Character Design: Keisuke Watabe
Persona Design: Kyouma Aki
Prop Design: Shinobu Tsuneki
Color Coordination: Saori Goda
Art design: Kaoru Aoki (Bihou)
Editing: Takashi Sakurai
Music: Shoji Meguro, Tetsuya Kobayashi
Sound Director: Satoki Iida
Action Director: Ryo Tanaka

Thanks to Kagayaki for the embedded video


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