First volume of Persona 4 manga released in North America

The first volume of the Persona 4 manga has been released in the North American region. If you are interested, you can purchase the paperback from the Amazon shopping website with this link. You can also take a look at the cover of the first English volume of the series below this paragraph.persona-4-mangaThe manga adaption is based on the popular Japanese role-playing game, which was first released for the PlayStation 2 in North America on December 9, 2008. Despite coming out after the launches of the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3, the PS2 exclusive ended up being quite popular.

An enhanced port of the game, called Persona 4 Golden, was released for the PlayStation Vita on November 20, 2012. Several spin-off titles were also made, including Persona 4 Arena, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and the recently-released Persona 4: Dancing All Night.

Of course, Atlus is currently working on the long-awaited Persona 5, which features a new cast of characters when compared to Persona 4. The fifth mainline installment was first announced for the PlayStation 3 before being confirmed for the PlayStation 4. The upcoming title is currently slated for a summer release for both consoles in Japan after multiple delays.