Good news Persona 5 The Animation fans, because it looks like the anime will be continuing with a TV special. After the airing of its final episode, the anime’s staff revealed the new TV special, which is titled “Dark Sun”. They also posted a new announcement video for it as well:
There will be different airing dates per region for the special, but all will air by “the end of 2018”. The staff also promised to reveal more details, including its cast, story, and more in the near future.
Here’s how Aniplex describes the anime’s story in English:
Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year after transferring to Shujin Academy in Tokyo.
Following a particular incident, his Persona awakens, and together with his friends they form the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts” to reform hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires.
Meanwhile, bizarre and inexplicable crimes have been popping up one after another…
Living an ordinary high school life in Tokyo during the day, the group maneuvers the metropolitan city as Phantom Thieves after hours.
Let the curtain rise for this grand, picaresque story!
source: MoCa News