During the stream for Persona 5 by Atlus today, the release date for the anime has been announced. ‘Persona 5 the Animation: THE DAY BREAKERS‘ will release in September 2016, where it is aimed to release just before the game, according to a post on the Persona 5 Website.
It is reported to be a prologue to the game, and will feature a character that you can meet in the game.
Persona 5 will be releasing in Japan on September 15, 2016, for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. There will be a 20th anniversary edition available, as well as the standard edition.