Persona Music Fes 2013 ~in Nippon Budokan (PERSONA MUSIC FES 2013 ~in 日本武道館) was a concert held on August 13, 2013. It featured songs from Persona 3, FES, Persona 3 The Movie, Persona 4, Golden, Persona 4 the Animation, the Golden Animation and Persona 4 Arena.

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The concert was held at Budokan Concert Hall, doors opened at 5:30pm and the concert itself started at 6:30pm. Tickets can either be bought for 7,000 yen for standard or 15,000 for premium seats or won through Lawson's Lottery.[1]

The stage is designed like the main hub of the TV world, even sporting it's own TV stack in the middle of the stage. Performing on stage are:[2]

  • Shoji Meguro (Lead Guitar)
  • DJ WAKA
  • Takatomo Hamaguchi (Guitar)
  • Motohiro Kuroda (Bass)
  • Daisuke Sato (Drums)
  • Tetsuya Kobayashi (Keyboard)
  • Tomonari Harada (Saxophone & Flute)
  • MIZ (Violin)

  • Mayuki
  • Sachie
  • Hide
  • Mew
  • Yuko
  • Nanaka

Set List[edit | edit source]

# Japanese Name English Name Performer
01 -- True Story Shihoko Hirata (Vocals), Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
02 -- Mass Destruction ~Reincarnation~ + P3 ver. Lotus Juice (Rap), Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
03 -- Brand New Days Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
04 全ての人の魂の戦い Battle Hymn of the Soul Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
05 -- P3 FES Yumi Kawamura (Vocals), Lotus Juice (Rap)
06 -- Burn My Dread -Last Battle- Lotus Juice (Rap)
07 -- Beauty of Destiny Shihoko Hirata (Vocals), Lotus Juice (Rap), Yumi Kawamura (Harmony)
08 -- Key Plus Words Yumi Kawamura (Vocals), Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
09 Fog Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
10 -- SNOWFLAKES Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
11 -- More Than One Heart Yumi Kawamura (Vocals), Shihoko Hirata (Harmony)
12 -- Now I Know Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
13 -- Heaven Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
14 -- Your Affection Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
15 -- Pursuing My True Self Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
16 -- Deep Breath, Deep Breath ~Reincarnation~ Lotus Juice (Rap), Yumi Kawamura (Chorus), Shihoko Hirata (Chorus)
17 キミの記憶 Memories of You Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
18 -- The Junes Hero (P4A Medley) Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
19 -- Shadows of the Labyrinth (P4A Medley) Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
20 -- Heartful Cry -in Mayonaka Arena- (P4A Medley) Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
21 -- Spirited Girl (P4A Medley) Shoji Meguro (Lead), Band
22 -- Best Friends Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
23 -- Burn My Dread Yumi Kawamura (Vocals)
24 -- Time To Make History Shihoko Hirata (Vocals), Yumi Kawamura (Harmony)
1st Encore
25 -- Shadow World Shihoko Hirata (Vocals)
26 -- Never More Shihoko Hirata (Vocals), Audience
2nd Encore
27 -- Reach Out To The Truth Shihoko Hirata (Vocals & Rap), Lotus Juice (Rap), Yumi Kawamura (Harmony)

Poll Results[edit | edit source]

Right after the performance of Brand New Days, Teddie came on screen and announced the results Persona Music Grand Prix, the audience voted song popularity contest. The results were:

  • 10. "Mass Destruction" & "SNOWFLAKES"
  • 9. "Your Affection"
  • 8. "Brand New Days"
  • 7. "Heaven"
  • 6. "Battle Hymn of the Soul" (announcement coincided with the performance)
  • 5. "Never More"
  • 4. "Heartful Cry"
  • 3. "Burn My Dread"
  • 2. "Reach Out to the Truth"
  • 1. "Kimi no Kioku" (announcement coincided with the performance)

Merchandise[edit | edit source]

The concert is available in DVD format in both standard[3] and limited editions[4] as well as limited Blu-Ray release. There is also a CD of tracks from the concert.[5] However if you purchase the limited package with Loppi/HMV goods, in addition to the set you'll also receive a special multipurpose pouch and a muffler towel.[6] If you avail the limited editions of either Blu-Ray or DVD releases then you'll be able to enter a lottery to win either:[7]

  • Prize A: Persona Music Fes 2013 B2 sized poster of the key art with frame, autographed by Yumi Kawamura, Lotus Juice, Shihoko Hirata and Shoji Meguro.
  • Prize B: Persona Music Fes 2013 B2 sized poster of the key art
  • Prize C: Persona Music Fes 2013 Special Microfiber Cloth of the key art

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Daisuke Sato takes over the drums from Takeshi Endoh and MIZ takes up the violin role. This is the first instance of a lineup change in the band.

References[edit | edit source]


Characters
Playable Male Protagonist - Female Protagonist - Yukari Takeba - Junpei Iori - Akihiko Sanada - Mitsuru Kirijo - Fuuka Yamagishi - Aigis - Koromaru - Ken Amada - Shinjiro Aragaki - Metis
Social Link Kenji Tomochika - Hidetoshi Odagiri - Bunkichi and Mitsuko - Kazushi Miyamoto - Chihiro Fushimi - Isako Toriumi - Keisuke Hiraga - Yuko Nishiwaki - Maiko Oohashi - Pharos - Bebe - President Tanaka - Mutatsu - Mamoru Hayase - Nozomi Suemitsu - Akinari Kamiki - Rio Iwasaki - Saori Hasegawa - Ryoji Mochizuki
Major Igor - Elizabeth - Theodore - Shuji Ikutsuki - Officer Kurosawa - Takaya Sakaki - Jin Shirato - Chidori Yoshino - Takeharu Kirijo - Kouetsu Kirijo - Eiichiro Takeba - Natsuki Moriyama - Nyx - Erebus - Margaret
Minor Kiyoshi Sakuma - Mr. Edogawa - Mr. Ekoda - Ms. Miyahara - Mrs. Terauchi - Kikuno Saikawa - Yuu Kimijima - Souta Aizawa - Kyouka Sayama
Cameo Yukiko Amagi - Noriko Kashiwagi - Man Drinking Alone
Location
Port Island Gekkoukan High School - Paulownia Mall - Iwatodai Station - Port Island Station - Naganaki Shrine - Dorm - Moonlight Bridge - Velvet Room
Tartarus Blocks: Thebel - Arqa - Yabbashah - Tziah - Harabah - Adamah - Monad Depths
Abyss of Time Malebolge - Cocytus - Caina - Antenora - Ptolomea - Judecca - Empyrean
Other Kyoto
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (JP / US / FES / Portable) - Bonus CD - Burn My Dread -Reincarnation- - Spring of Birth OST - Midsummer Knight's Dream OST - Falling Down OST - Winter Of Rebirth OST - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album
Songs "Burn My Dread" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Want To Be Close" - "When the Moon Reaches for the Stars" - "Iwatodai Dorm" - "Mass Destruction" - "Deep Breath Deep Breath" - "Deep Mentality" - "Changing Seasons" - "Current Net Price Tanaka" - "Battle Hymn of the Soul" - "Kimi no Kioku" - "P3 FES" - "Mass Destruction -P3fes version-" - "Heartful Cry" - "Brand New Days" - "Soul Phrase" - "A Way of Life" - "Time" - "Wiping All Out" - "More Than One Heart" - "Fate is In Our Hands" - "One Single Word" - "One Hand, One Heartbeat" - "One Determination" - "Sound of the Beast" - "Storm for a Butterfly" - "Light in Starless Sky" - "My Testimony" - "Self Redemption"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Prime / Ultimate) - Persona User - Shadow - Wild Card - Evoker - Tactics - All-Out Attack - Shuffle Time - Dark Hour - Moon Phase System - Full Moon Operations - SEES - Kirijo Group - Nanjo Group - Strega - Artificial Persona User - Suppressants - Apathy Syndrome - The Fall - Death - Who's Who - Phoenix Ranger Featherman R - Plume of Dusk - Daily Life
Lists Arcana - Personas (P3 - FES - P) - Shadows - Bosses (P3 - FES) - Skills - Items (Heart Items / Vending Machines) - Status Effects - Tanaka's Amazing Commodities - Elizabeth's Requests - Activities - Calendar
Other Media
Games FES - Portable - Dancing in Moonlight
Productions The Movie - The Movie: Escape from the Dark Hour - the Weird Masquerade: -Ao no Kakusei- / -Gunjou no Meikyuu- / -Souen no Kesshou- / -Ai no Seiyaku- / -Hekikuu no Kanata e- - Persona Stalker Club - 「PERSORA AWARDS」 - PERSORA AWARDS 2 - Persora -The Golden Best-
Drama CDs A Certain Day of Summer - Daylight / Moonlight - Character Drama CD Vol. 1 / Vol. 2 / Vol. 3 / Vol. 4 / Vol. 5 - New Moon / Full Moon - Portable Vol. 1 / Vol. 2
Publications Manga - Shadow Cry - Owari no Kakera - Alternative Heart - Velvet Blue - Persona Magazine
Mobile Games The Night Before - Social - Escape - Illust Puzzle - Broken Shadow - Aegis: The First Mission - Qix - Chaining Soul - Em
Events Music Live 2008 - Music Live 2009 - Music Tour 2010 - Music Live 2012 - Music Fes 2013 - Music Box 2014 - Super Live 2015 - Livehouse Tour 2015 - Super Live 2017 - Super Live 2019
Miscellaneous Merchandise
Characters
Playable Protagonist - Yosuke Hanamura - Chie Satonaka - Yukiko Amagi - Kanji Tatsumi - Rise Kujikawa - Teddie - Naoto Shirogane
Social Link Margaret - Nanako Dojima - Ryotaro Dojima - Naoki Konishi - Kou Ichijo - Daisuke Nagase - Hisano Kuroda - Sayoko Uehara - Yumi Ozawa - Ayane Matsunaga - Ai Ebihara - Fox - Shu Nakajima - Eri Minami - Marie - Tohru Adachi
Major Igor - Mayumi Yamano - Misuzu Hiiragi - Saki Konishi - Mitsuo Kubo - Hanako Ohtani - Kinshiro Morooka - Noriko Kashiwagi - Taro Namatame - Old Lady Shiroku - Master Daidara - Minoru Inoue - Yuuta Minami - Kaneko - Aika Nakamura - President Tanaka - Chihiro Fushimi - Mr. Edogawa - Kanami Mashita - Moel Gas Station Attendant
Major enemies Shadow Yosuke - Shadow Chie - Shadow Yukiko - Shadow Kanji - Shadow Rise - Shadow Teddie - Shadow Mitsuo - Shadow Naoto - Kunino-sagiri - Ameno-sagiri - Kusumi-no-Okami - Izanami
Locations
Inaba Central Shopping District - Dojima Residence - Junes Department Store - Samegawa Flood Plain - Velvet Room - Yasogami High School
Midnight Channel Twisted Shopping District - Yukiko's Castle - Steamy Bathhouse - Marukyu Striptease - Void Quest - Secret Laboratory - Heaven - Magatsu Inaba - Hollow Forest - Yomotsu Hirasaka
Other Okina City - Shichiri Beach - Midnight Trivia Miracle Quiz - Tatsumi Port Island (Gekkoukan High School - Club Escapade - Iwatodai Station)
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (Persona 4 / Golden) - Never More -Reincarnation- - Persona 20th Anniversary All Time Best Album
Songs "Studio Backlot/Backside of the TV" - "Heartbeat, Heartbreak" - "Heaven" - "Never More" - "Pursuing My True Self" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Reach Out To The Truth" - "I'll Face Myself" - "Signs of Love" - "Someone Else's Man" - "Your Affection" - "P3 FES" - "Sky's The Limit" - "Beauty of Destiny" - "True Story" - "Key Plus Words" - "The Way of Memories" - "True Feelings" - "Shadow World" - "Time To Make History" - "SNOWFLAKES" - "We Are One and All" - "Time For True Revelation" - "Falling into Right Places" - "Alone in this World" - "Koisuru Meitantei" - "Dazzling Smile" - "Ying Yang" - "Ain't Nobody Can Hold Me Down" - "Just Like The Wind"
Archives
Terminology Persona (Initial / Ultimate) - Persona User - Glasses - Fog - Shadow - Shadow Self - Party - Tactics - All-Out Attack - Shuffle Time - Arcana Chance - Fusion Forecast - Weather Forecast - Investigation Team - Mystery Food X - Phoenix Ranger Featherman R - Daily Life - Fishing - Shrine - Books - Part Time Jobs
Lists Arcana - Personas - Shadows - Skills - Items (Vending Machines) - Requests - Status Changes - Tanaka's Amazing Commodities - Activities - Calendar - Golden Trophies - The Animation / Golden Animation Episodes - Patches and Updates
Other Media
Games Golden - Arena - Arena Ultimax - Dancing All Night
Productions The Animation / -The Factor of Hope- / The Golden Animation - Visualive / the Evolution - Persona Stalker Club - 「PERSORA AWARDS」 - PERSORA AWARDS 2 - Persora -The Golden Best-
Publications Manga - The Magician - Kiri no Amnesia - Your Affection - Persona x Detective Naoto - Persona Magazine
Mobile Games The Card Battle - Colors - Persona 4: The Slot - Persona 4 the Pachinko
Events Music Live 2008 - Music Live 2009 - Music Tour 2010 - Music Live 2012 - Music Fes 2013 - Music Box 2014 - Super Live 2015 - Livehouse Tour 2015 - Super Live 2017 - Super Live 2019
Miscellaneous Merchandise
Ultimax - Manga (Arena) - Manga (Ultimax) - Stageplay (Arena) - Stageplay (Ultimax)
Characters
Playable Arena Yu Narukami (Izanagi - Regular / Izanagi-no-Okami - Instant Kill) - Yosuke Hanamura (Jiraiya) - Chie Satonaka (Tomoe) - Yukiko Amagi (Konohana Sakuya) - Kanji Tatsumi (Take-Mikazuchi) - Naoto Shirogane (Sukuna-Hikona) - Teddie (Kintoki-Douji) - Aigis (Pallas Athena - Regular / Palladion - Instant Kill) - Mitsuru Kirijo (Artemisia) - Akihiko Sanada (Caesar) - Elizabeth (Thanatos) - Labrys (Ariadne) - Shadow Labrys (Asterius)
Playable Ultimax Yukari Takeba (Isis) - Junpei Iori (Trismegistus) - Sho Minazuki (Tsukiyomi) - Rise Kujikawa (Himiko) - Ken Amada & Koromaru (Kala-Nemi & Cerberus) - Tohru Adachi (Magatsu-Izanagi) - Marie (Kaguya-Hime) - Margaret (Yoshitsune - Cu Chulain - Ardha - Regular/ Helel - Instant Kill)
Non-Playable Unit #024 - Igor - Theodore - Nanako Dojima - Ryotaro Dojima - Detective Kurosawa - Fuuka Yamagishi - Eri Minami - Yuuta Minami - Malevolent Entity - Erebus - Kikuno Saikawa - Shuji Ikutsuki - Minoru Inoue
Locations
Inaba Midnight Channel - Velvet Room - Yasogami High School - Tartarus
Music
Albums Original Soundtrack (Arena / Ultimax) - Original Arrange Soundtrack
Songs "Best Friends" - "Now I Know" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Reach Out To The Truth" - "Mass Destruction" - "Break Out Of..." - "Today"
Archives
Terminology Dark Hour - Evoker - Midnight Channel - P-1 Grand Prix - Persona - Persona User - Plume of Dusk - Shadow - Shadow Self - Shadow Operatives - Investigation Team - Wild Card - Persona Fragments - Red Fog
Lists Status Changes - Trophies (Arena / Ultimax) - Skills
Productions The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena Stageplay - Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold Stageplay
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