Persona 4 the Golden Animation

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Synonyms: P4GA
Japanese: ペルソナ4 ザ・ゴールデンアニメーション
English: Persona 4 the Golden Animation
German: Persona 4 The Golden Animation
Spanish: Persona 4 The Golden Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 11, 2014 to Sep 26, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:49 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Genres: AdventureAdventure, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.621 (scored by 4053340,533 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #59672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2137
Members: 91,268
Favorites: 156

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Spring. Far from the city, time flows peacefully in this rural town. As the cherry blossoms scatter in the wind, a young man named Yu Narukami steps off the train at Yasoinaba Station. Yu has come to this town, where his uncle lives, for family reasons; he will be transferring into the local high school, Yasogami High. And so begins his school life... The shopping mall after school. A series of murders taking place in town. The Midnight Channel, airing late at night.... What lies in store for Yu and his friends ‘this time around?

(Source: Aniplex USA)


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Opening Theme

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1: "Shadow World" by Shihoko Hirata (eps 1)
2: "Next Chance to Move On" by Shihoko Hirata (eps 2-7, 9-11)
3: "key plus words" by Shihoko Hirata feat. Yumi Kawamura (eps 8)

Ending Theme

1: "Next Chance to Move On" by Shihoko Hirata (eps 1)
2: "Dazzling Smile" by Shihoko Hirata (eps 2-9)
3: "Subete no Tamashii no Uta (全ての人の魂の詩)" by Shouji Meguro (eps 10)
4: "Dazzling Smile" by Marie (Kana Hanazawa) (eps 11)
5: "Never More" by Shihoko Hirata (eps 12)


May 17, 2023
tl;dr: supplement, not a replacement

I don't understand half the hate this gets. From the intro you can tell this is meant to emulate a new game+ for the main character, with his stats maxed out, lending to the main character's more lively personality. If you actually played a new game+ run of P4G, this is how your save would look, easily skipping over character introductions and dungeons, while absorbing all the new content of the game. The important part of this version is the GOLDEN, but negative reviewers mostly lament the fact they didn't re-animate the events of the original Persona 4 animation. What did ...
Jun 23, 2022
Mixed Feelings
How can I possibly start this review without saying how much of a loss of time this anime was like? Because it is.
But let's start with something more simple. This anime is the adaptation of the remasted version of Persona 4, Persona 4 Golden, so I was expecting the plot of Persona 4 (maybe without many details, since it's a lot to put in 12 episodes) plus the story added in the Golden. I was really wrong.
This anime is completely a filler season. It's literally the Social link story of Marie, the character added in Golden that is really important for the story. For those ...
Jun 15, 2017
Remember in my Psycho Pass Movie review about the movement of Michaelbayanism? Well, in a few words, Persona 4 the Golden Animation belongs in that movement. You could literally rename it to Persona 4 the Cashgrab Animation or Baysona 4 the Michael Bay Animation. In short, it is not good and a disgrace.

When I saw how Golden in comparison to the Original, its score was almost 1 mark lower than the former. I did not think it will be bad until I watched it and...yeah it was poorly done. Despite that fact, there were very few moments when I had fun one being the ...

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