UPDATE: Persona 4 Arena & Ultimax Manga Coming West 2023 via UDON; Covers, Preview Pages & Synopses

UDON has announced that they will be publishing Persona 4 Arena: The Manga and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax: The Manga in 2023.

The following synopsis was provided for Persona 4 Arena: The Manga:

Following the events of Persona 3 and Persona 4, the anti-shadow suppression weapon Labrys has been stolen, and the investigation leads the casts of P3 and P4 into a deadly tournament battle set inside the TV World!

Persona 4 Arena: The Manga features manga-ka Aya Kiya (The Rising of the Shield Hero Manga Companion) teaming with game-studio Atlus to adapt the story of the hit game! The series will run for three volumes, bi-monthly starting in February 2023.

The first volume comprises 160 pages and will cost $13.99. A February 2023 launch is expected. Then, the second and third volumes are planned to release in April 2023.

Pre-orders for the first volume are available via the following storefronts:

The three volumes’ covers are viewable via our gallery below:

UPDATE 3/20/2023: The following Barnes & Noble exclusive covers were shared and viewable via our gallery below. Thanks to fansite Persona Central for catching these.

Preview pages for Persona 4 Arena: The Manga are viewable via our gallery below:

The following synopsis was provided for the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax: The Manga:

The battle isn’t over! While the teams think the mastermind has been defeated, the battle tournament resumes, this time in the real world! Will Yu, Mitsuru, Aigis, and the crew be able to survive General Teddie’s deadly assault?

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax continues the hit story of P4A with acclaimed Persona 5: Mementos Missions artist Rokuro Saito and the team at Atlus!

The first volume of this series is currently expected to launch in August 2023.

Its cover is viewable below:

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Persona 5 Royal is now available for PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Windows and Steam on October 21, 2022. There is no planned upgrade path to PlayStation 5 for PlayStation 4 users.

Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden are also launching for modern platforms on January 13, 2023. The former is not available on any contemporary platforms, while the latter is currently only available on PC via Steam.

The Persona franchise has sold over 15.5 million units worldwide.

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