Persona 5 The Day Breakers Visual 001 - 20160902Hide your valuables, and get ready for action! The Phantom Thieves of Hearts are coming to a household near you!

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers- as part of their simulcast lineup. The one-episode special will hit the service on September 3, at 5:00AM Pacific (8:00AM Eastern). The episode will be available to members in the following regions:

  • North America
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland

Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers- is a prologue to PlayStation 3 and 4 game Persona 5, which hits retailers on September 15. The 55-minute title was helmed by Takaharu Ozaki at A-1 Pictures, with Shinichi Inotsume (Garo: Crimson Moon, Hayate the Combat Butler) writing the script. The team of Keita Matsumoto (Sands of Destruction, Shining Hearts) and Toshiyuki Yahagi (Joker Game) provided character designs.

Persona 5 is the latest entry in Atlus’s long-running Megami Ibunroku Persona role playing game series. The game was directed by Katsura Hashino, with Shoji Meguro scoring the soundtrack. Atlus USA will release the title in North America on February 14, 2017.

Source: Crunchyroll