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Persona 3 the Movie 1: Spring of Birth

Persona 3 the Movie 1: Spring of Birth

Alternative Titles

English: Persona 3 the Movie: #1 Spring of Birth
Synonyms: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, P3M
Japanese: PERSONA3 THE MOVIE —#1 Spring of Birth—

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 23, 2013
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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Statistics

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Ranked: #4652
Popularity: #1297
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Synopsis

Terrible creatures lurk in the dark, preying on those who wander into the hidden hour that lies between one day and the next—the Dark Hour. A secret school club known as SEES defends humanity from horrors and disasters while working to solve the mystery of the Dark Hour once and for all.

A movie based on the 2006 RPG Persona 3, announced at the end of the Persona 4 movie, The Factor of Hope.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Persona 3
Other: Persona: Trinity Soul
Alternative setting: Persona 4 The Animation
Sequel: Persona 3 the Movie 2: Midsummer Knight's Dream

Characters & Voice Actors

Iori, Junpei
Iori, Junpei
Main
Toriumi, Kousuke
Japanese
Toriumi, Kousuke
Kirijo, Mitsuru
Kirijo, Mitsuru
Main
Tanaka, Rie
Japanese
Tanaka, Rie
Sanada, Akihiko
Sanada, Akihiko
Main
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Japanese
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Takeba, Yukari
Takeba, Yukari
Main
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Japanese
Toyoguchi, Megumi

Staff

Kawamura, Yumi
Theme Song Performance
Watanabe, Keisuke
Character Design, Animation Director
Soejima, Shigenori
Original Character Design
Atlus
Original Creator



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May 21, 2014
Noellage
[No one can escape time.]
[It delivers us all to the same end.]

The latest effort in animating this esteemed JRPG series is finally here, aaaaand it's a movie series. This means the release schedule will be hell to endure, but the payoff is definitely worth it so far.

First things first, the animation is beautiful. Anyone let down by the Persona 4 anime’s low quality should breathe easy, for the P3 movie looks stunning. The backgrounds looks great and the characters are sharp and on-model at all times. That movie budget is showing. The Dark Hour in particular looks great, with a muddy painting-esque look differentiating it read more
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Nov 24, 2013
FMBurst
Persona 3 The Movie: Spring of Birth is directed by Noriaki Akitaya, director of the Bakuman series. He’s also been an episode director for series such as Code Geass, Honey and Clover II and Nodame Cantabile.

The first big-screen outing of Persona 3 is roughly 90 minutes long and it covers April to June. They have cut out much of the school life aspect, and there is no mention of the characters joining clubs or taking exams. Instead, it focuses on the members of SEES and how their bond grows stronger. Makoto Yuki was a blank canvas in the game and at the beginning of the read more
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Recommendations

Both movie's have great Fantasy, supernatural, and action elements.
Similar strong MC's that also have hidden potential that later on awakens.
Both involve a special organization that fights to protect the human raise.
The two movies have amazing art work not to mention a awesome soundtrack that makes every scene that more exciting.

Opening Theme

"Burn My Dread -Spring of Birth Ver.-" by Yumi Kawamura

Ending Theme

"More Than One Heart" by Yumi Kawamura

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