Thursday, September 29, 2011
Anime Network to Simulcast Persona 4: The Animation
HOUSTON, TX - September 29, 2011 - Broadcast and digital distributor Anime Network announced today that they will begin simulcasting the anime adaptation of the bestselling role-playing-game PERSONA 4 the Animation. From AIC A.S.T.A. (Bamboo Blade, Blood+), and renowned director Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!, Kamisama Dolls), comes a story of a group of students, their ability to harness the powers of supernatural Shadows, and the grisly murders that connect their two worlds together. The voice cast from the original game have reprised their roles for the series.
Starting on Thursday, October 6th, the series will stream every week for free on Anime Network Online at 3 PM Eastern, the same day that it airs on TV in Japan. In addition, the episodes will be available to watch on free, ad-supported Hulu and the Hulu Plus subscription service within 24 hours. Distribution on additional services and platforms will follow in 2012.
Man, things keep getting better and better for the Persona 4 anime! There are going to be so many different ways to watch it. Whether you want streaming, on-demand or even Blu-ray and DVD, you have all the options you could ever want. This has the potential to be pretty damn big. Let's hope the actual anime is worth all this attention!
Posted by RawmeatCowboy at 6:53 PM