Persona 3 The Movie 1: Spring of Birth

Movie (1 ep x 99 min)
4.161 of 5 from 1,605 votes
Rank #598
Persona 3 The Movie 1: Spring of Birth

In the spring, male student Makoto Yūki transfers to Gekkōkan High School. However, as he heads to his new dormitory, listening to the music on his headphones, he is stopped. More precisely, time has stopped, and the people who were around him turn into coffins. Makoto learns that this period of time hidden between the minute of midnight is called the Dark Hour, a time when monsters called Shadows appear. Suddenly made the leader of his fellow classmates Yukari and Junpei by his upperclassmen Mitsuru and Akihiko, Makoto must learn empathy, his connection to his comrades, and the meaning of death. With the power of his Evoker aimed at his head, Makoto fights against the Shadows threatening to attack his world from the mysterious tower of Tartarus.

Source: ANN

my anime:

If you like Persona 3 The Movie 1: Spring of Birth, you might like...

Persona 3 The Movie 1: Spring of Birth has no recommendations yet. Be the first and add some today!


Add a review
PurplePeopleEater's avatar
PurplePeopleEater May 22, 2016
Score 8.5/10

Okay, A really really really fast review. I have never played the games. I don't know what happens in the games or how similar the anime is to the game. I am reviewing the anime as it's own thing unrelated to anything else. In other words, if you have played the games, this review might not be very useful to you. It skips time. It's not as bad as SAO, but it skips time. On the upside, you know exactly what... read more

Hutai's avatar
Hutai Apr 11, 2015
Score 9/10

Persona 3 the movie  is based on a game and it's easy for us to say that game is better because this and that and blah blah blah... But it's not fair, because it's very different from a game in few ways - 1 is that you're not the main character ( girl/guy), You don't get to make decisions, do romance, study and stuff.  It's a movie which tries really hard and brings a lot of fun. ( It's the same as... read more

Related anime

Persona -trinity soul-
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2008
Persona 4 The Animation
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2011 - 2012
Persona 4 The Animation: No One is Alone
  • DVD Special (1 ep)
  • 2012
Persona 4 the Animation: The Factor of Hope
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 2012
Persona 3 The Movie 2: Midsummer Knight's Dream
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 2014
Persona 4 The Golden Animation
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2014
Persona 4 The Golden Animation: Another End
  • DVD Special (1 ep)
  • 2014
Persona 3 The Movie 3: Falling Down
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 2015
Same Franchise
Persona 3 The Movie 4: Winter of Rebirth
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 2016
Same Franchise
Persona 5 The Animation: The Day Breakers
  • TV Special (1 ep)
  • 2016

Related manga

Persona 3
  • Vol: 9+; Ch: 25+
  • 2007 - ?
Persona 4
  • Vol: 10+; Ch: 34+
  • 2008 - ?
Persona x Tantei Naoto (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 8
  • 2012
Persona 5
  • Vol: 1+
  • 2016 - ?



Love it? Hate it?

Discuss in the forums