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Tales of Zestiria the X


Alternative Titles

English: Tales of Zestiria the X
Synonyms: Tales of Zestiria the Cross
Japanese: テイルズ オブ ゼスティリア ザ クロス

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 10, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Studios: ufotable
Source: Game
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.601 (scored by 37,579 users)
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Ranked: #13042
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Popularity: #507
Members: 106,638
Favorites: 429
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Sorey is a human youth who grew up among the seraphim, spiritual beings not visible to humans. Sorey believes in the folklore that says "long ago, every human was able to see the seraphim" and dreams of unraveling the ancient mystery to make the world a place where people and seraphim can live together in peace.

One day, Sorey visits the human capital for the very first time. He becomes embroiled in an incident during which he pulls out a holy sword embedded in a rock and ends up becoming a Shepherd, one who casts away calamity from the world. He begins to realize the gravity of his mission, and his dream of coexistence between mankind and the seraphim becomes more intense—

And thus, the Shepherd embarks on an amazing journey with his companions.

(Source: Official site)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mikleo
Mikleo
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Sorey
Sorey
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Edna
Edna
Main
Fukuen, Misato
Japanese
Fukuen, Misato
Diphda, Alisha
Diphda, Alisha
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai

Staff

Kondou, Hikaru
Kondou, Hikaru
Producer, Sound Director, Storyboard, Planning
Sotozaki, Haruo
Sotozaki, Haruo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, 2nd Key Animation, Animation Director
Miura, Takahiro
Miura, Takahiro
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Takahashi, Takuro
Takahashi, Takuro
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, 2nd Key Animation, Key Animation


Edit Opening Theme

"Kaze no Uta (風ノ唄)" by FLOW (eps 1-4, 7-11)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "calling" by fhána (eps 1-4, 7-11)
#2: "White Light" by Superfly (ep 5)
#3: "BURN" by FLOW (ep 6)




More reviewsReviews

Stark700
Sep 25, 2016
After watching just the first few minutes of this show, I can safely say that Ufotable has once again proven that they are worthy of handling CG. Beyond the visuals, Tales of Zestiria the X is more than just another Unlimited visual porn.

The series is based on the video game of the franchise although it has its own set of principles. Early impressions of the show establishes a set-up as we meet the main protagonists – Alisha, Sorey, and Mikelo. From the setting, there are many conflicts, mostly those that revolve around the supernatural and unnatural phenomenons. In addition, the story indulges with its read more
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KuroKagami94
Sep 26, 2016
I admit it, I watched this because ufotable never disappoints me when it comes to animation. I wanted to have some eye candy, and I had. The problem with Tales of Zestiria is that nothing is memorable, the animation is pretty decent...but, what about the story, the characters. Where's the spirit?

Story 3/10

The story is about a boy who lives in a magical world and he becomes the "chosen one" to defeat evil because...yeah, that's something totally original. The story is so bad I don't even feel sympathetic with the creatures that live in this world. The world is your typical read more
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Deisiya
Sep 25, 2016
Tales of Zestiria the X was an anime that I, well not only me but most people were waiting for a very long time, knowing that it was an anime from the studio Ufotable; that is known to have flawless and picturesque CG. I was very exited and thrilled about how they were going to execute the series. I haven't played the game of it either, nor seen the play-through of it, so it was an entirely new series for me.
But... when its first 3 to 4 episodes got aired, honestly i however at first was very let down by it. The art/animation was read more
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Immortalbear
Sep 15, 2016
Have you ever had a hotdog? Its a quick and easy to prepare meal that can be enjoyed by anyone. Most people that eat a hot dog need something filling that does not take a lot of time out of their day, as they have other things to do than savor food.

Well imagine if everyday as a natural routine, you bought a hot dog from a vendor. Then one day, when you bought that hot dog, you met a world class chef who offered to make a world class meal for the price of a hot dog. However, out of habit you instinctively say read more
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