The lights are on
Bring on the subtitles. The Persona 3 animated movie is releasing in Japanese theaters on November 23, 2013. After seeing this short trailer, I'm hopeful that it makes its way to North America.
For those that aren't familiar, Persona is a branch of the Shin Megami Tensei RPG line. This animated movie, subtitled Spring of Birth, seems to closely follow the story of the game (most recently released on the PSP as Persona 3 Portable).
Right now, I'm just hoping that Atlus USA manages to bring it over as a digital or direct-to-Bluray release. Where else are we going to see high-school students make magical creatures spring out of themselves with a gun-like object held to the head?
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Damn, that looks sooooo good. ^_^
Ah you know, movie release in Japan in November means several months until this makes it to DVD and BD, or even out of the country.
This looks great :D So far i'm trying to finish P4 Animation but one thing i don't like about it is how they don't fight with weapon but instead only with their Persona.
Also i'm really liking the dark art style like in the P3 game
US release! US release! Atlus is usually really good about bringing its Persona games and related media Stateside (with the exception of the manga...), so I'm betting this will get some sort of release here, particularly considering the success of Persona 4: the Animation. Still, can't wait to see it!
yeap, US RELEASE! US RELEASE! XD
I'd love a US release. Hell, I'd even import something with decent English subtitles. Persona 3 may be my favorite game ever. Followed closely by Persona 4, of course.
I don't think I can wait. I'll import the Japanese Blu-ray when it releases, and then hopefully a translation group will release a subbed HD version I can download.
If they bring it over, they should hunt down the original voice actors from the game. That would make me really happy.
Woo woo! I am feeling the hype!
Wasn't there a Persona movie that came out earlier this year? Maybe I read/heard wrong.
"#1 - Spring of Birth". I'm not much of a Persona nut but it seems to me like that means more on the way.