How To Watch The Persona 5 Anime

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The anime adaptation of last year's acclaimed RPG Persona 5 is now streaming. Persona 5: The Animation is available on Hulu in the US and Crunchyroll in the Americas, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland. The first episode premiered on April 7 and will be simulcast every Saturday for the duration of the series.

Persona 5: The Animation follows the same premise as the game. It begins with the protagonist--named Ren Amamiya--transferring to Shujin Academy. Soon after, his persona awakens, and he and his friends form the Phantom Thieves. Aniplex of America released six minutes of the Episode 1 prologue with English subtitles, which you can watch below.

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While Production I.G (best known for Ghost in the Shell) made the animated sequences from the game, A-1 Pictures is producing Persona 5: The Animation. A-1 Pictures previously worked on Persona 4: The Golden Animation. Additionally, the game's Japanese voice cast are reprising their roles for the anime, and Shoji Meguro is returning to compose the music.

For more on anime, see our list of the biggest anime to watch in 2018. If you're looking for new shows to watch in the meantime, check out our gallery of the best anime available on Netflix and our top 10 anime of 2017.

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