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Tales of Zestiria: Doushi no Yoake

Alternative Titles

English: Tales of Zestiria: Dawn of the Shepherd
Japanese: テイルズ オブ ゼスティリア ~導師の夜明け~


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 30, 2014
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: ufotable
Source: Game
Genres: Fantasy
Duration: 44 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.461 (scored by 16,902 users)
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TV anime special of Bandai Namco Games' Tales of Zestiria role-playing game.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kimura, Ryouhei
Osaka, Ryota
Diphda, Alisha
Kayano, Ai
Koyasu, Takehito
Kousaka, Atsushi
Toriumi, Katsumi
Ogata, Kenichi


Kondou, Hikaru
Producer, Planning
Sotozaki, Haruo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Shiina, Go
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Dec 31, 2014
ASighofRelief (All reviews)
First time ever writing a review, figure it's a new year, time to try writing reviews. Ok, that aside, on with the review:

This will be spoiler-free, rest assured.

Story: 6/10
There isn't much to say about the story - it builds up a world, but it's only within the framework of roughly 40 minutes or so. Much doesn't really happen; there is a small direct conflict physically portrayed in the episode, and then the conflict mentioned but not shown as part of the world-setting/backdrop.
Given that this episode was released under the pretense of promoting a JRPG that's to be released in late-January, it does a read more
Oct 19, 2015
Rikuson1 (All reviews)
Tales of Zestiria: Doushi no Yoake テイルズ オブ ゼスティリア ~導師の夜明け~ Review

This is from the impressions of someone who only has knowledge on on Tales of game (Tales of Hearts R on the Playstation Vita) and is going to be playing this Zestiria game when it release on Ps4 exactly 6 hours.

Story (7/10) Good

Obviously like I said before not knowing anything about this other than it's a Tales game, this story from what I am assuming will before about your first few hours when you first play the game as we are introduced to the main character and two other characters. This obviously serves as read more
Oct 27, 2015
HabitPlays (All reviews)
Tales of Zestiria follows Sorey and Mikleo as they are adventuring through the ruins of the Shepard in these ruins they stumble across a girl in trouble.
She doesn't tell them her name later on she is found out to be Alisha Diphda part of a royal knight family. Throughout this series you find out Sorey is the only human in his village, a village full of seraphs. Humans do not belong side Seraphs because they believe humans bring bad things to there village, Sorey is an exception to this because he is far advance from a meer human he can see and hear seraphs which read more


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