Altered Beast - Title Screen

You get little hints at it with the between-level scenes found only in the arcade version, but the ending is all of the werebeasts and monsters taking off their costumes and revealing the human actors beneath.

Persona 5

Persona 5 - Title Screen

While the story is certainly not devoid of anime tropes…it’s easily the best written and thought out story that the modern series has seen so far.



Mikami also noted that Vanquish was heavily inspired in both look and feel by the 1970s anime Shinzou Ningen Casshan by Tatsunoko Productions.

Phantasy Star Nova

Phantasy Star Nova - Title Screen

Phantasy Star Nova is essentially Sega letting tri-Ace run with Phantasy Star Online 2, with the guidelines that it must be story and single-player focused.