According to official website, film of role-playing gamed turned anime series Persona 4 – The Animation will be released in selected films in Japan this June 9.
With a total of 90 minutes, Persona 4 The Animation -The Factor of Hope- is a re-edited version of the Persona 4 anime however it is also include an unaired episode, “True End Story”, that was included on the 10th DVD and Blu-ray of the 25 episode.
Four of the Persona cast members , namely Daisuke Namikawa (Yu Narukami), Shōtarō Morikubo (Yosuke Hanamura) and Kappei Yamaguchi (Teddie) will be attending the opening premiere night in Shinjuku.
Tickets for the said midnight screening will cost around 3,000 yen and attendees will receive a set of of film stickers.
Yu Narukami has moved from Tokyo to Inaba to stay with his uncle and cousin, while his parents are away on business. However, after a murder shakes up the sleepy town, things get even more crazy when he discovers the mysterious “Midnight Channel,” and that he has the even more mysterious ability to enter TVs. Accompanied by his disbelieving friends, Yu discovers another world inside the TVs, that seems to be connected with the murder.
They also discover the ability to summon ‘Persona’, their ‘other selves’, whose power they can use to fight the shadows that inhabit the TV world. The murders, the Midnight Channel, the world inside the TV, and Persona. Yu and his friends fight to figure out how they’re connected, and to solve the case before it’s too late. [ANN]