Yu Narukami arrives by train to the rural city of Inaba, where he will be living with his detective uncle and cousin for a year, beginning classes at Yasogami High School the following day.Someone who cuts class soon discovers the corpse television announcer Mayumi Yamano hanging from a television aerial, and a crime scene of this murder is later investigated.A film recap of the series, titled Persona 4: The Animation -The Factor of Hope-, was released in Japanese theaters on June 9, 2012, featuring a condensed version of the story and new scenes of animation.
Additional opening themes include "Pursuing My True Self" by Hirata for the TV broadcast of the first episode, "True Story" by Rie Kugimiya (as Rise Kujikawa) for episode 9, and "Burn My Dread" by Kawamura for episode 15.
The main ending themes for the series are "Beauty of Destiny" by Hirata featuring Lotus Juice for episodes 1-12, and "The Way of Memories (Kizuna no Chikara)" Inside a limousine, Igor and his assistant Margaret introduce themselves to the unseen visitor, and explain the nature of their location, the Velvet Room, a place that exists between "dream and reality".
Margaret also reveals the guest's Persona is a Wild Card, providing infinite possibilities.
Yu, Yosuke, and Chie return to their world, thanks to Teddie.
Yosuke proposes a theory that not only people who appear on the Midnight Channel will die, but also the television world is somehow connected to their deaths.