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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 (2006)

Persona 3 (original title)
A new student arrives at a school full of monsters that attack at night. A team of Persona users recruit him to help battle alongside them to rid the monsters for good.


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Katsura Hashino (Written by), Yûichirô Tanaka (scenario) (as Yuichirô Tanaka)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Akira Ishida ... Hero / Phallus / Ryoji Mochizuki (voice)
Megumi Toyoguchi Megumi Toyoguchi ... Yukari Takeba (voice)
Rie Tanaka Rie Tanaka ... Mitsuru Kirijo (voice)
Maaya Sakamoto ... Aegis (voice)
Kôsuke Toriumi Kôsuke Toriumi ... Junpei Iori (voice) (as Kohsuke Toriumi)
Hikaru Midorikawa ... Akihiko Sanada (voice)
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ... Shinjiro Aragaki (voice)
Megumi Ogata ... Ken Amada (voice)
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ... Fuuka Yamagishi (voice)
Nobutoshi Canna ... Takaya Sakaki (voice) (as Nobutoshi Kanna)
Masaya Onosaka Masaya Onosaka ... Jin Shirato (voice)
Miyuki Sawashiro ... Chidori Yoshino / Elizabeth (voice)
Hideyuki Hori Hideyuki Hori ... Shuji Ikutsuki (voice)
Kôji Totani ... Takeharu Kirijo (voice) (as Kouji Totani)
Yuka Komatsu Yuka Komatsu ... Natsuki Moriyama / Isako Toriumi (voice)


A new student arrives at a school full of monsters that attack at night. A team of Persona users recruit him to help battle alongside them to rid the monsters for good.

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Release Date:

14 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 See more »


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Atlus, PCB Productions See more »
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The game takes place from 2009 to 2010. See more »


Referenced in Them's Fightin' Herds (2018) See more »


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Composed by Shoji Meguro
Lyrics by Shigeo Komori, Yoshihiro Komori
Sung by Yumi Kawamura
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One of the most unique and engaging role playing games of all time!!!
23 October 2007 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

This game took me 97 hours and 43 minutes to win on my first play through. Normally, I would not ever want to touch the game again seeing as how it lasted that long, but I can see myself playing this one again. The story, is very intriguing. A boy goes to a new town to start at a new school. He becomes involved with an organization that is involved in the elimination of a creature known as shadows. These creatures only appear during the dark hour. What is this you ask? A forgotten time that occurs during twelve o'clock and is unknown to most. The exceptions, poor souls who are unlucky enough to be prey for the shadows and our heroes who have the ability to wield an ability known as persona's. Yes, sounds complicated, and it is. Your school also transforms during this time and is called the tarturas and this is where you do the majority of the fighting at. The fighting is turned based with a twist, you really only control the main character and this will make some fights more difficult than necessary. However, I won the game with the battle level at normal rather than easy and while there was some tough spots I got through most of the game rather smoothly. During the day you proceed with normal school activities and this is important as the more friends and stuff you have the more powerful persona's you can make through fusing. Yes, it is somewhat complicated to explain. You will notice that the main character's persona looks like the many enemies and such that you have encountered in other games made by this company like Digital Devil Saga and the very hard to find Nocturne. This one though is my favorite of the bunch though they are all rather good...though I am not crazy about Devil Summoner. So when you play this game be prepared for it to take a while, as the last boss fight alone took me over an hour to beat. However, be prepared for a lot of fun too.

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