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Massive “Art of Persona 5” Book Coming West via Prima Games

Prime Games are bringing the massive “Art of Persona 5” art book west.

Clocking in at 432 pages, the tome is filled with your assorted collection of character artwork, concept art, game visuals, illustration galleries, and even creator commentary from character creator Shigenori Soejima.

Here’s what you can expect from the art book:

  • Character Gallery: Includes compelling artwork of the main characters and their personas, plus personal data never before released in English!
  • Concept Art: Loaded with initial character concepts, rough sketches, original drafts, and illustrations—a must-have for Persona fans!
  • Game Visuals: Chronicles the inspiration behind graphics seen in the game, including setting illustrations, story scenarios, and other key images.
  • Illustration Gallery: Magazine covers and posters collected in one convenient location.
  • Creator Commentary: Interspersed with exclusive details and little-known tidbits straight from character creator Shigenori Soejima!

You can find the Art of Persona 5 here on Amazon.

Persona 5 is launching tomorrow, April 4th, for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Expect our initial review for the game tomorrow, alongside the launch of our “Month of Persona,” where we’ll upload daily, lengthy videos of us playing Persona 5. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for when each video drops!

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13 comments
  1. RichardGristle
    RichardGristle
    April 3, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    Where’s the superior version that’s just 200 pages of Hifumi?

  2. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    April 3, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    That’s about twice the pages than the artbooks for 3 and 4. Pretty good, I might even get it if there’s a European release.

  3. Astro
    Astro
    April 3, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    hell yeah. Can’t wait to pick this up with the OST.

  4. BasedWolf
    BasedWolf
    April 3, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    How is this different from the one thats in the take your heart Edition?

  5. Andrew Phillips
    Andrew Phillips
    April 3, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Might have to double dip since I already have the Japanese one.

  6. Jumanji Joe
    Jumanji Joe
    April 3, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    No Marie, no buy!

  7. Vincent
    Vincent
    April 4, 2017 at 1:04 am

    This one is listed as 432 pages while the Japanese version is 512 pages. I wonder why

  8. Rob Simple
    Rob Simple
    April 4, 2017 at 3:39 am

    I wish more companies did this.

    I hate having to buy the over-priced CE just to get the artbook I want.

  9. Ebicentre
    Ebicentre
    April 4, 2017 at 8:45 am

    I can tell you after holding my own copy of that artbook that the whole thing is much smaller. Nowhere near over 400 pages.

  10. bimmyz
    bimmyz
    April 4, 2017 at 9:31 am

    where is the ps3 version on psn tho?

  11. Snorlaxation
    Snorlaxation
    April 4, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    much like the little or bigger books that came with certain bundles of p3 or p4, the p5 one we got in the tyh edition is more like an abridged version. Limited concept art, some illustrations of enemies or bosses, a little commentary, and that’s about it. Good, but abridged.

  12. Snorlaxation
    Snorlaxation
    April 4, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    because japan has a firm grip

  13. BasedWolf
    BasedWolf
    April 4, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    ah, i was hoping for more but for $100 i guess i can only get so much :P