The anime for the popular JRPG Persona 5, already released in 2018, is finally getting an English version. All original speakers from Atlus' masterpiece will be represented, including Joker, who now speaks in full sentences. Whether or not there will be a German implementation at some point is still up in the air.
The anime series for Persona 5 called Persona 5: The Animation is now officially dubbed in English. The new sound will premiere on September 29, 2020 on Blu-ray. In the series, all core voices of the game return, including the largely silent protagonist Joker. This is spoken by Xander Mobus and bears the real name Ren in the anime. The creators announced the content of the new implementation:
"The complete Blu-ray set contains a new English implementation for Persona 5 (buy now): The animation with the voices of the original Atlus video game. Also included are both special episodes, a twelve-part, illustrated map set and additional bonus content. "
But the English implementation of the anime series is not the only news from the persona cosmos. A group of fans is working on an online implementation a Persona / Shin-Megami-Tensei trading card game from 1997. In addition, Persona 4: Golden is now the most played non-MMO-related JRPG in Steam's history, even though it was only released there last month. The new edition Persona 5: Royal has also been able to set some records since its publication.
For those who are not familiar with the series or the game: Ren, or Joker is a student who was recently transferred to the Shujin Academy in Tokyo. After a series of strange events, he and his newfound friends are given the ability to enter a kind of parallel world. This "metaverse" was created by the subconscious of people and reflects their innermost longings. The so-called Phantom Thieves, as the group calls itself, use this power to uncover the machinations of malicious adults.
Source: VG24 / 7
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