Viz Media Licenses Persona 5 Manga

Viz Media recently announced on their official twitter page that they have licensed the Persona 5 manga. For those who are not aware the manga series was released in Japan on September 22, 2016. The manga is illustrated/ written by Murasaki Hisato and is an adaptation of the Persona 5 video game. The manga also received a sequel titled, “Persona 5: The Mementos Mission.” The manga is illustrated by Rokuro Saito and it launched in the Dengeki Maoh magazine in October, 2018. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the first manga series in Winter 2020.

Atlus provided a description for the game.

“After having to transfer to a high school in Tokyo, the protagonist has a strange dream.

With the goal of “rehabilitation” looming overhead, you must save others from their distorted desires through your work as a phantom thief. After spending a memorable year bonding with the people around you, what awaits…?”

Source: Viz Media

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