Persona 5 Dancing in the Starlight's Makoto Nijima Figurine Flaunts its Punk Aesthetic

Makoto Nijima's Persona 5 Dancing in the Starlight outfit is the latest design point for a new figurine, which will be released on August 2021.

October 25, 2020

Makoto Nijima’s excellent punk outfit from Persona 5: Dancing in the Starlight will finally be available to fans — in the form of a gorgeous figurine from AMAKUNI. The figurine will run you ¥14,850 and is available now for preorder until December 15th, and then will ship on August 7th, 2021:

Check out the gallery of imagines showing off the figure in full detail:

And here are the official specs for the figure:

Persona 5 Dancing Star Night Niijima Makoto
Preorder: October 23rd- December 15th, 2021
Month of Release: July ~ August 2021
Scale 1/7
Product Size: Approximately 230mm tall
Specification: Pre-Painted PVC Figure
Manufacturing: Amakuni
Sculptor: Vispo
Painting: Pinpoint

There’s also a Joker figure from Prime 1 Studio that will run you about $700 and this pretty Kotobukiya Kasumi figure in her Phantom Thieves outfits. Previously Soul Wing released their own excellent Ren Akiyama figure. Anime Expo 2019 revealed two new figures of Goro Akechi — a Nendoroid and a Figma. Wonder Festival 2019 Shanghai revealed some lovely Joker and Noir figurines in early June 2019. Back in May Japan’s Mega Hobby Expo 2019 showcased some amazing beauties including from Good Smile, Max Factory, and Alter. In additional great news Amakuni announced that they would be crafting a figurine of the newest character from Persona 5: Royal, Kasumi Yoshizawa.

Amakuni previously showed off their figurines of Ann TakamakiFutaba Sakura, and Makoto Niijima, as well as a full-color Tae Takemi figurine. The manufacturer also debuted a prototype version of Makoto from Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight.

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Atlus has revealed that Persona 5 Royal’s worldwide sales have officially reached over 1.4 million copies sold since it was first released in Japan in October 2019, followed by its Western launch this past March. Additionally, Atlus also highlighted that the series’ total lifetime sales to date have reached over 13 million copies sold around the world. Recently Persona 5 the Animation received a full Blu-ray boxset release this September, which also included a new English dub featuring the original voice cast.

You can read our review of Persona 5 Royal written by yours truly, in which I state that “Atlus has packed Persona 5 Royal full of new content that is sure to delight newcomers and even veterans of the original with a far more robust experience.” There’s also our post review discussion featuring myself and Video Manager Mario Rivera as we broke down some of our favorite parts of the game. And be sure to check out Staff Writer David Gill’s editorial detailing why the game reminded him of what he missed about college and why Staff Writer Peter Hunt Szpytek felt this was the game he needed in 2020.

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