Persona 5: The Animation is an anime television series based on its video game Persona 5. It is produced by a Japanese animation studio CloverWorks, a subsidiary of anime production firm Aniplex which is owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan. The episodes of Persona 5 started getting broadcast on Tokyo MX from April 8, 2018, and the broadcasting ended on September 30, 2018. This animation series has been directed by Masashi Ishihama and written by Shinichi Inotsume.
Persona 5 has a total of 26 episodes, which were telecasted two years ago in between April and September 2018 on the Japanese network Tokyo MX. After the release of all the 26 episodes, the company telecasted four special episodes later. The first special episode was telecasted in December 2018, second in March 2019, third and fourth in May and June 2019, respectively.
Persona 5: List of Episodes
Between April 8, 2018, and September 30, 2018, a total of 26 episodes of Person 5 were aired on Tokyo MX. We have mentioned a complete list of episodes below regarding Persona 5.
- “I am thou, though art I” was aired on April 8, 2018, on Tokyo MX. It is directed by Takaharu Ozaki.
- “Let’s take back what’s dear to you” is the second episode in the series, which got aired on April 15, 2018. It is directed by Hitomi Ezoe.
- “A beautiful rose has thorns!” is the third episode in the series, which got telecasted on April 22, 2018. It is directed by Akihisa Shibata.
- “Steal it, if you can,” was released on April 29, 2018. This episode is directed by Seiji Harada.
- “The Phantoms” is the fifth episode of Persona 5, which was telecasted on May 6, 2018. It is directed by Tatsuma Minamikawa.
- “Our next target is…” was released on May 13, 2018, which was directed by Kazuki Ohashi.
- “He is my other self” is the seventh episode in the series that got aired on May 20, 2018. It was Yusuke Maruyama, who directed it.
- “Put an end to all this and use your artwork for once” was released on May 27, 2018. It is directed by Toshiki Fukushima
- “Operation maid watch” was released on June 3, 2018. Hitomi Ezoe directed it.
- “I want to see justice with my own eyes” was released on June 10, 2018. It was directed by Kazuki Ohashi.
- “Let’s be friends. Shall We?” was released on June 17, 2018, and was directed by Akihisa Shibata.
- “I found the place where I belong” was the twelfth episode in the series, which was aired on June 24, 2018. It was directed by Tatsuma Minamikawa
- “Dreams and Desires” was released on July 1, 2018. It was directed by Toshiki Fukushima
- “What life do you choose?” aired on July 8, 2018. It was directed by Yoshifumi Sasahara
- “I am Alibaba” was telecasted on July 15, 2018. It was directed by Tomohisa Taguchi
- “This place is my grave” was released on July 22, 2018. It was directed by Hitomi Ezoe
- “X Day” was released on July 29, 2018. It was directed by Kazuki Ohashi
- “I’ll guide you to victory” got aired on August 5, 2018. It was directed by Akihisa Shibata
- “Aloha” was telecasted on August 12, 2018. It was directed by Harume Kosaka
- “My name is Beauty Thief!” got aired on August 19, 2018. It was directed by Tomohisa Taguchi
- “You can call me “Noir” was released on August 26, 2018. Yorifusa Yamaguchi directed it
- “Is it our fault…?” was released on September 2, 2018. It was directed by Hitomi Ezoe.
- “How about a deal with Guam?” was released on September 9, 2018. It was directed by Kazuki Ohashi.
- “A challenge that must be won” was released on September 16, 2018. Harume Kosaka directed it.
- “Jealous Sinner” was released on September 23, 2018. It was directed by Tomohisa Taguchi and Yusuke Maruyama.
- “I won’t let it end here” released on September 30, 2018. Masashi Ishihama directed it.
After the series was over, four special episodes of Persona 5 were telecasted later on. They are:
- “Dark Sun…” which was telecasted on December 30, 2018. It was directed by Kazuki Ohashi and Hitomi Ezoe.
- “Stars and Ours” was released on March 23, 2019.
- “Proof of Justice” was released on May 29, 2019.
- “A Magical Valentine’s Day” was released on June 26, 2019.
Persona 5: The Animation Confirms English Dub
It’s been two years since Persona 5 was streamed on Tokyo MX in Japanese. Person 5: The Animation had been available for streaming later on, for both Hulu and Crunchyroll, but in the original Japanese dubbed version. However, it had subtitles in English for the viewers but, it becomes pretty tough a task, especially if you have to read every word in the subtitle to understand what is going on in the episode. The upcoming Blu-ray release in the West is bringing an English dubbed version of the complete series. Of course, to access the English dubbed version will cost you a good amount. The box set featuring this dubbed release will have a total of 28 episodes, that will have a watch time of around 14.5 hours. This box set will cost you $432. It will get released officially on September 29, 2020.
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