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Tales of the Abyss (Manga)

Tales of the Abyss

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: ToA
Japanese: テイルズ オブ ジ アビス

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 47
Status: Finished
Published: May 27, 2006 to Apr 26, 2011
Authors: Rei (Art), Bandai-Namco (Story)
Serialization: Dengeki Maoh

Statistics

Score: 7.621 (scored by 537 users)
Ranked: #28922
Popularity: #2432
Members: 1,727
Favorites: 35
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Fonons. Essential components of all matter on planet Auldrant.

Ages ago, a new type of fonon was discovered—the Seventh Fonon. Its discovery threw humanity into chaos, for if one could use the Seventh Fonon, one could learn the future. Wars over the Seventh Fonon raged across the lands, ending only when the miasma—a poison from within the planet—covered the entire world. This is when Yulia appeared.

A fonist skilled in prophecy, Yulia saw thousands of years into the future and foresaw a way to seal away the miasma. With the guidance of her prophecies, humanity sealed the miasma deep within the planet.

Over two thousand years passed.

The world is ruled by Yulia's prophecy, known as the Score. People believe in the coming “unprecedented prosperity” promised in the Score, never straying from the path set forth in the Score which will lead them to that prosperity. They look to the Score as revealed by the Order of Lorelei, the religion Yulia founded, and hold that the greatest virtue is to follow the Score faithfully.

Yulia's Score tells of a young man who is necessary in order to bring “unprecedented prosperity.” His name is Luke fon Fabre. An heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Kimlasca-Lanvaldear, he was kidnapped as a child by the kingdom's enemy, the Malkuth Empire. Since his return he has been confined to his family's manor for his own safety. He has no idea of the evil that now draws close.

(Source: MU)

Related Manga

Side story: Tales of the Abyss: Tsuioku no Jade, Tales of the Abyss: Senketsu no Asch
Adaptation: Tales of the Abyss

Characters

 Asch
Asch
Main
 Guy
Cecil, Guy
Main
 Jade
Curtiss, Jade
Main
 Luke
Fon Fabre, Luke
Main
 Tear
Grants, Tear
Main
 Natalia
Luzu Kimlasca Lanvaldear, Natalia
Main
 Anise
Tatlin, Anise
Main



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Jul 26, 2011
CuccoLady
The most impressive aspect of this manga adaptation of Tales of the Abyss is that it includes not only a good re-telling of the game's events, but also a series of short side stories that illustrate the lives of certain characters-- protagonists and antagonists alike-- as they were before the events of the game. This provides fans like me more details on their favorite characters and delves deeply into events that were only vaguely mentioned in the game. My review of the Tales of the Abyss manga focuses heavily on these side stories, as they were the most striking in their presentation of new material read more
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Something about the world building reminds me of each other - like the military and the rivalry between island countries. Also, the main "couple" in both have a very "it's complicated" type relationship.
Both shounen titles from the same game series, if you liked one, sure thing you'll like the other.

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