During Atlus special Persona 5 broadcast today, the release date for the Persona 5 game was released. The game will launch on September 15, 2016 in Japan. It was also announce that the Persona 5 The Animation: The Day Breakers will air before the release of the game.
The anime will tell a prologue story for the game, it will show missions the characters took on during the game. A-1 Pictures the same studio who worked on Persona 3: Golden The Animation will be working on the anime. Katsura Hashino will be directing this new anime and hinted that the anime will have its on original story that will link up with certain parts of the game.