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Have a slice of Persona 5 cake along with your Persona 5 tea

You might remember we recently reported on an eclectic range of Persona 5-themed teas, which are launching in Japan this December. Well, it looks like your Phantom Thieves tea-party is almost all set to go, with the arrival of this new rang...

 
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Persona 5 anime begins streaming on Funimation today

If you enjoyed Atlus' blockbuster JRPG Persona 5 and thought "Y'know, I'd love to see this exact same story again, but told really breathlessly and not quite as well," then you're in luck, as Persona 5 the Animation joins the Funimation str...

 
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Persona 5 notebooks will make you the talk of Shujin Academy

Ever wondered how you can prove to Makoto that your schoolwork is your top priority? Want to get top grades so you don't become one of those shitty adults? Sick of leaving that GameFAQs page open so you can check the answers to the test que...

 
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Atlus to hold Persona 5 and Catherine art galleries in LA

Atlus has announced that it will be teaming up with Gallery Nucleus to put on a Persona 5 Royal and Catherine: Full Body art gallery in LA next month. Similar to what Sega held last year for Yakuza 6, this exhibition will be a showcase of v...

 
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Persona 5 to be adapted into a Japanese stage play

Atlus has announced that Persona 5 will be adapted into a stage play for Japanese audiences. Going under the name of Persona 5: The Stage, this live-action retelling follows in the footsteps of both Persona 3 and 4 as a new vision of the be...

 
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Persona 5's Futaba Sakura Figma coming to pinch your cheeks

It's been a pretty neat day for Persona fans. First we had day one of the great Persona Super Live P-Sound Street 2019: Welcome to No. Q Theater! concert, which was then followed by further info on the upcoming Persona 5 The Royal release, ...

 
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Persona 5 has hit the $20 sweet spot on PS4

If you or someone you know slept on Persona 5 these past couple years, now's the time to think about waking up (or at least rolling onto your side). The high-school RPG is sporting a red PlayStation Hits banner, and that box art adjustment ...

 
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Persona 5 S gets a teaser site with vague info

Atlus has launched a teaser website for a project called Persona 5 S. Much like how Persona 5 R ended up becoming Persona 5: The Royal, this new project is likely to be another version of the popular JRPG. Whether this will become the rumor...

 
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Persona 5 as a Game Boy Advance Game? Yeah, I'd play it

I am a simple man: when I see Game Boy Advance era art, I'm immediately drawn to it. Created by Sea Handler Art, this fantastic rendition brings the Phantom Thieves to the forefront of a bygone handheld, and I have to say, it fits.&nbs...

 
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Atlus teases the announcement of Persona 5 R

Atlus is teasing something big for Persona fans. Just today, the company uploaded a teaser for the announcement of Persona 5 R. What that possibly could be is anyone's guess, because the teaser trailer simply has protagonist Joker asking ev...

 
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Enhanced Persona 5 release rumoured after Atlus update domain

Yesterday, publisher Atlus updated one of its domains pertaining to billion-hour RPG Persona 5, leading some fans to believe a revamped edition of the Palace-hopping game is to be announced soon. The discovery was made by dedicated website ...

 
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Looking back at Persona 5, one year later

Wednesday marked exactly a year since many Persona fans dug through their mailboxes with glee to find the newest instalment in their favourite JRPG series. We'd had quite a wait since the Japanese launch the previous September, and the drib...

 
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Check out the first few minutes of the Persona 5 anime here

The first six minutes of Persona 5: The Anime have been released to fuel the hype of eager fans, chomping at the bit to see Joker and co. in action. The new series, an adaptation of last year's fantastic RPG, begins broadcasting today.In th...

 
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Poseable Persona 5 Joker figurine on the way from Kotobukiya

[UPDATE: I apologise for royally messing up my facts regarding this line and its manufacturer. It's all on me. Corrections have been made regarding the production company.]How adorable. Master toy-makers Kotobukiya are releasing a new figur...

 
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New trailer released for upcoming Persona 5 anime series

A new trailer has been released to pump up the hype for the upcoming Persona 5 anime series, which will broadcast in Japan in just a couple of weeks.The video features our boy Ren (which has been decided as the anime's canon name for the Ph...

 
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I'd love a set of these cute Cocorot Persona 5 plushies

Video game merch company Algernon Product have released images of an upcoming set of soft toys, designed after the hipster heroes of Persona 5. The quirky spherical plushies are part of the "Cocorot" range.Measuring an adorable 70mm in heig...

 
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Show and tell: Subtlety and bluntness in storytelling

One of the most important rules in storytelling is to show, not tell. Actions speak louder than words because it’s more convincing to see somebody act out a storyline than to have them face the camera and recite every letter of their ...

 
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The real-life places that games made me want to visit

TV programmes, films, books and games give us the opportunity to explore distant worlds without even having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms; they also allow us to see representations of countries and towns that we wouldn't be able ...

 
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Video game mashups to brighten up your day

I am fond of a video game mashup or two, so I was stoked when I heard 2 Mello (the composer for 2064: Read Only Memories) was releasing a Streets of Rage mashup album this week. When it came out on Tuesday, I downloaded it right away for li...

 
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Persona 5 now has an 'Ultimate Edition' and it's $125

$125? Come again?! While it's true that Atlus is offering an Ultimate Edition of Persona 5 on PlayStation Network, it's essentially just a DLC bundling for the sake of convenience; this isn't equivalent to those "game of the year" editions ...

 
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You too can wear Persona's Ann and Futuba's slick jackets

Japanese cosplay company Cospa are bringing the rain-deflectors of two of Persona 5's badass babes to life, so you too can wear the super-cool jackets adorned by uber-hacker Futaba Sakura and high-school sweetheart Ann Takamaki.The coats ar...

 
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Persona 3 dorm found in Persona 5 (Update)

[Update: Word has gotten out that the Persona 3 dorm assets were not a discovery, but actually someone's custom mod work. I was fooled like many others by the internet. Sorry for getting anyone's hopes up, but this is still pretty cool...

 
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Persona 5 prototype figures have stolen my heart

An abundance of cool figures and statues were on display at this weekend's Wonder Festival in Japan with Figma, Kotobukiya and others all showcasing their upcoming wares. Spotted among all the expensive shelf-fillers were these lovely proto...

 
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Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will ship i...

 
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PSA: Persona 5's free swimsuit DLC is out now

If you're knee deep in Persona 5 but feel like you haven't accomplished much yet, I feel you. It's a long ass video game, made even longer when you're compelled to re-run dungeons to level up and wander around Tokyo aimlessly trying to cour...

 
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Persona 5's 'Phan-Site' blog is now real

At some point in Persona 5, and I won't reveal too much as I know it's a long ass game, the crew has access to a blog called a "Phan-Site," which covers their goings on. Naturally someone decided to create their own real Phan-Site, and whil...

 
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Persona 5 quickly eclipses 1.5 million shipments

Just a few days after the worldwide release, Persona 5 has moved over 1.5 million copies. For context, the only single Persona game that has reached over one million worldwide lifetime sales so far is Persona 4: Golden. Atlus added tha...

 
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Some fans are pissed about Persona 5's localization

Localizing a game is no easy task, especially a game like Persona 5. It's a good game, but also a huge one, and localizing it was apparently a mammoth undertaking for Atlus USA. With reportedly 50% more dialogue in its script compared ...

 
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Go grab some free Persona 5 DLC now

Although the DLC for Persona 5 will roll out in the coming weeks according to this schedule, you can grab some stuff for free now. That includes the healing item and skill card sets (read: boosts), a Japanese audio track, and a new difficul...

 

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