Persona 3 the Movie promotional video, title, date, staff, and cast

Aniplex has released the promotional video, title, main staff and cast for the upcoming first movie, Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth.



The film will be directed by Noriaki Akitaya (Bakuman) at SIC A.S.T.A while Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation) supervises. The screenplay will be written by Jun Kumagai (parts of Persona 4 The Animation) and character designs will be handled by Keisuke Watabe (Crest of the Stars).



The voice cast will be comprised mainly of those who took part in the original Atlus game, such as:


Akira Ishida – Maokoto Yuki

Megumi Toyoguchi – Yukari Takeba

Kousuke Toriumi – Junpei Iori

Rie Tanaka – Mitusuru Kirijo

Hikaru Midorikawa – Akihiko Sanada

Mamiko Noto – Fuka Yamagishi

Isamu Tanonaka – Igor

Miyuki Sawashiro – Elisabeth


In the game, there is a time period known as the “Dark Hour” which occurs between one day and the next. During this Dark Hour all movement stops and terrible creatures called Shadows lurk. A group of high school students in the city of Iwatodai are allowed to move during the Dark Hour in order to fight the Shadows and explore the mysterious tower of Tartarus. The students can use weapons known as Evokers in order to summon Personas to fight on their behalf.

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