Shocking, huh? The series, however, could have some interesting tweaks in store.
Katsura Hashino's last two previous credits were as director and producer of PS2 role-playing games Persona 3 and Persona 4. In a recent interview with Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation, Hashino stated, "We are preparing to start work on the next Persona."
"I want to add things that are being expected of the series," Hashino added. "I also want to change things that can be changed within those boundaries."
In August 2009, Sony's mobile phone site listed Atlus staffer Shoji Meguro as the producer of Persona 5. There have been rumours for some time that the game is coming to the PS3. Persona 4 was released on the PlayStation 2.