So official info abut Persona 5's setting has been detailed by Dengenki.....
"Dengeki reports that Persona 5 will be an RPG that sends a strong message of catharsis, after overcoming trials to free yourself from your shackles. The game will take place in the series’ usual juvenile school setting, but will take on a different mood this time around."
Seems like at least part of my speculation is right. I expected those chains to be a metaphor for something tying the characters down and this seems to suggest that. Now to see if the other part of my speculation is correct. Is the setting going to be an exaggeration of the Japanese school system or is it going to be normal. Also, I'm expecting the protagonist to be a deliquent. Just get that vibe from from all these themes.
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