After years of waiting, Persona 5 finally got an official release date and it will be coming to Japan on September 15th for both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Atlus has now released the floodgates and with it we have details regarding the new characters.
Voiced by Satou Rina
Makoto is a third-year student who attends the same school as the rest of the cast. She is the council president, has high morals and is always ready to take action. Because of this she may be a bit stiff, not allowing any compromises.
Her powers awakened when she was once in trouble. Her persona is a bad-ass motorcycle, based on Pope Joan, the name of a woman in a popular legend who reigned as pope in the middle ages.
Voiced by Yuki Aoi
Sakura is not very good at talking to people, but her computer skills are second to none. Despite her skills, she is a shut-in and hasn’t attended school since, graduating from middle school. Because of her shut-in nature she hides her face when she’s in a crowd.
Her Persona is a mysterious UFO that plays into her character having mysterious powers.
Voiced by Tomatsu Haruka
Haru is a cold but elegant person who doesn’t find interest in communicating with other people. She is the daughter of the president of a leading food service manufacturer.
Haru’s Persona is Milady, inspired by same named Milady de Winter from The Three Musketeers.
Igor is voiced by Masane Tsukayama, while Aki Toyashi will be voicing both Justine and Caroline.
As always, the most challenging part of Persona 5 will be deciding on a waifu.