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Aniplex Japan Reveals ‘Persona 3 Movie’ Anime 2nd Feature Film Blu-ray Box Set Digest Video

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Persona 3 MovieThe Persona 3 movies began releasing in 2013 and finished in 2016 and now a new collection is being put together for them. Aniplex Japan has scheduled a full box set of all four movies on Blu-ray with it set to land on February 22nd, 2023. The set will be priced at 29,000 yen and it’s listed with a booklet that reproduces the booklets from the individual films.

With that just under a month away, Aniplex previously released a 4 1/2 minute digest video of the project to help get people excited to revisit it below for the first film. Now, they’ve added another one that focuses on the second film in the set.

The films had some changes to the staffing throughout the run but it was all coordinated to tie them together well. The first movie was directed by Noriaki Akitaya based on the script by Jun Kumagai and character designs by Keisuke Watabe. Tomohisa Taguchi directed the second while the third had Keitaro Motonaga on board. Taguchi came back for the fourth film which was released in January 2016. Animation production was done by A-1 Pictures.

The main Japanese cast includes Akira Ishida as Makoto Yūki, Hikaru Midorikawa as Akihiko Sanada, Kousuke Toriumi as Junpei Iori, Maaya Sakamoto as Aegis, Mamiko Noto as Fūka Yamagishi, Megumi Ogata as Ken Amada, Megumi Toyoguchi as Yukari Takeba and Rie Tanaka as Mitsuru Kirijō.

2nd film digest

1st film digest

Plot concept: “If I told you that there’s more than 24 hours in a day, would you believe me?”

The “Dark Hour”—the time which exists between each day. During those hours, the town stands still, the people are transformed into mere objects, and countless monsters called “Shadows” run rampant through the town.

Only the Personas, beings with special powers, are able to combat these creatures.

Makoto Yuki, a transfer student at Gekkoukan High School, is suddenly awakened with the powers to control a Persona. Yuki is recruited to join other Persona summoners of his school in the “Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad.”

As they continue to investigate the situations surrounding the Dark Hours, they all come face to face with their shocking fate…

Persona 3 The Movie Collection Blu-ray Cover

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