The 26-episode television anime series based on Atlus' Persona 5 role-playing game premiered on April 7 and aired through September. Aniplex of America streamed the series on Crunchyroll and Hulu as it aired.
The first anime special, PERSONA 5 the Animation: Dark Sun, aired on December 30. Crunchyroll is streaming the first special. The anime's 11th home video release, which will ship on May 29 in Japan, will include both PERSONA 5 the Animation: Dark Sun and an unaired episode. The 12th home video release of the anime will also include an unaired episode titled "A Magical Valentine's Day."
Persona 5 shipped for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on September 15, 2016. The game shipped in North America on April 4, 2017 after a delay. The game featured animation sequences from the Production I.G studio. Atlus revealed a Persona 5 The Royal project on Saturday.