Persona 1 Extra Media

Much of the supplementary media for Persona 1 is obscure and has yet to be translated. This page will be updated as necessary.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2024

Megami Ibunroku Persona (1996 - 2000)

A manga adaptation of Megami Ibunroku Persona, spanning eight volunes and written by Shinshū Ueda.
It greatly expands upon the protagonist's backstory and is a highly recommended read to experience the story of Persona 1. It is the source of the MC's common 'canon' name, Naoya 'Naorin' Toudou.

Fully translated in 2016 by Megaten Translations. It can be read here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona: Shadow Maze (1997)

JP title: [女神異聞録ペルソナ シャドウメイズ]

Shadow Maze is an official novelization of Megami Ibunroku Persona, written from the perspective of Maki. Authored by Naoko Korekata and published by Aspect Novels. MC's name in this is Jihei 'Jay' Suzakuin.

Translated in 2021 by gabriulio. It can be read here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona: Kandori's Ambition (1997)

JP title: [女神異聞録ペルソナ 神取の野望]

A prequel written from the perspective of Takahisa Kandori as he navigates the politics of SEBEC and heads the company's research division on a matter-transporting machine.

Authored by Jun Nanbara and published by Victor Novels.

Recently scanned by fadetoblack1058 here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona: Digital Collection (1998)

A CD-ROM produced by Atlus for the PC, featuring a collection of 12 minigames. It is set during the St Hermelin High School festival after the events of the game.

Archived here by p1scans. Music tracks uploaded here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona CD Dramas (1997 + 2009)

Drama CDs covering the game's story, a little over two hours long. MC's name in this is Yuuya Narumi. Translated in 2015 by pipeds3000. Vol 1 and Vol 2.

Channel also contains the drama CDs for Persona 2: Innocent Sin and Persona 3.

There was also a 70-minute long drama CD released for the PSP port in 2009, apparently a prequel featuring Maki. You can listen to the first (untranslated) track here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona Club Book (1997)

A fan-contributed book featuring character profiles, submitted fanart, and occasional developer commentaries. Archived here.

Ongoing translation by dalaamclouds. Pages can be read here.
12 of Kaneko's Persona sketches have been scanned and translated by VeskScans in 2023. They can be found here.

Untranslated page scans by p1scans: [1] [2]

Persona World Book (1998)

A booklet that came with the prior Megami Ibunroku Persona Digital Collection. Features developer interviews about production design and sound design.

Archived here by p1scans. It's also on the Internet Archive here.

Untranslated Hidehito Aoki (Sound Designer) interview can be viewed here.
Untranslated Tadashi Satomi interview can be viewed here.
Untranslated voice cast introductions can be viewed here.

Cozy Okada, Kazuma Kaneko, and Tadashi Satomi interview was translated in 2015 by PepsimanGB and is available to read here.

Persona Official Guidebook (Date: ???)

A detailed guidebook for Megami Ibunroku Persona.

Contains an interview with Cozy, Kaneko, and Tadashi about the development of Persona 1, which has been translated by TurquoiseHammer. It is available to read here.

Revelations: Persona no Subete (Date: ???)

A guidebook for Megami Ibunroku Persona. Not translated.

Male character profiles scanned by p1scans and can be viewed here.
Same for female character profiles, which can be found here.

Persona World Guidance (2001)

A world guide for Megami Ibunroku Persona, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment.
It has been archived here.

See the now-defunct Persona World Guidance Translation Project by Joseph Rodriguez/Yoshitsune here.
Translated section on Elly, Yuuko Himeno, and Persona users can be found on that site.

A few sections have been translated by gabriulio and can be found here.
He also has some Demon Encyclopedia entries translated here.

@Bo_deWindt has scanned a few pages here.

Megami Ibunroku Persona PS1 and PSP manuals

JP PS1 manual can be viewed here. EN PSP manual can be viewed here.

Standard game manuals.

Megami Ibunroku Persona Arrange Album (1997)

Composers: Hidehito Aoki, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Misaki Okibe, and Shoji Meguro.

Consisting of over a hundred tracks present in Persona 1, this album also contains six extra arranged tracks and a separate CD with a compilation of character voices.

You can listen to the entire album here.

My personal recommendations: Revelations Awakening, the police station theme, and Monochrome.

Shin Megami Tensei Persona Original Soundtrack (2009)

Arrangers: Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Atsushi Kitajoh, and Ryota Kozuka.

With the PSP port, the soundtrack of Persona 1 was entirely redone and rearranged by Shoji Meguro. This album consists of 67 tracks in total, including new vocal performances by Yumi Kawamura and Junichi Nozawa.

You can listen to the entire album here.

Persona 1 Fan Anthology Comics

Fan anthology comics are often not the subject of preservation efforts, so much of it either remains lost or unknown to the English-speaking side of the internet.

Last updated: 1 Feb 2024

These comics from various anthology volumes have first been scanned by P1scans and can be viewed/downloaded there.

Selected illustrations from various anthology comics, sourced from p1scans and various boorus.