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Tales of Zestiria the X: Saiyaku no Jidai

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English: Tales of Zestiria the X Prologue: The Age of Chaos
Synonyms: Tales of Zestiria the X Episode 00
Japanese: テイルズ オブ ゼスティリア ザ クロス #00 災厄の時代


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2016
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: ufotable
Source: Game
Duration: 23 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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A prologue episode to Tales of Zestiria the X.

Strange weather phenomena strike the kingdom of Hyland. Alisha, a courageous and patriotic warrior-princess of the Hyland kingdom, sends herself to investigate.

(Source: FUNimation)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Diphda, Alisha
Kayano, Ai
Komatsu, Mikako
Koyasu, Takehito
Igarashi, Hiromi
Koyama, Mami
Kokido, Shiho
Morinaga, Chitose
Kakuma, Ai
Terasoma, Masaki
Hirose, Jun


Kondou, Hikaru
Producer, Sound Director, Planning
Sotozaki, Haruo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Fukunaga, Gen
Executive Producer

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"Kaze no Uta (風ノ唄)" by FLOW

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Jul 3, 2016
Stark700 (All reviews)
Tales of Zestiria, the franchise based on the game. To be clear, the prologue is literally the special that apparently takes place before the main series. Dubbed also as “Tales of Zestiria the X Prologue: The Age of Chaos”, it stars protagonist Alisha as she investigates a strange phenomena that has hit the kingdom of Hyland.

For those unfamiliar with the game, I think it’s safe to venture into watching this without a decent knowledge. Although judging on the setting, it’s probably a good idea to get familiarized with the world fiction as the show has high fantasy elements. The special episode contains elements of read more
Jul 3, 2016
4b3 (All reviews)
*This Ova is a prequel of the main anime that will be aired the 10 july *

The point of this prequel is to make us familiarize with the setting of the anime (medieval, with dragons, knights, beast, magicians,...).

I've discovered that there is an other prequel called: Tales of Zestiria: Doushi no Yoake(2014) which I raccomend not to watch since it will ruin you the surpries of the main serie.

This is similar of the most common fantasy/medieval anime, to summon is a sort of King Artù, we can clearly see that there is a sword on the stone, and the rest... well yea magicians, dragons,...

Just one read more
Jul 4, 2016
hexjam (All reviews)
Just an introduction episode to set up the story. The poster boy wasn't in it and we are really only introduced to the princess. There seems to be some political strife, ongoing natural disasters (which don't seem to be natural at all), some mysterious runes, and some magic stuff (which kind of just inserted at the end). The narrative was a bit confusing because it kept jumping around but the art and animation were pretty good. There is the sword in the stone reference to King Arthur. Not familiar with the source material but I'll give the main show a try but we'll see.
Jul 4, 2016
Kangchenjunga (All reviews)
As a fan of the Tales of Zestiria game and the Tales series of games as a whole, I was excited to see a new Tales anime be released, though I approached cautiously and made sure to not expect too much out of what was coming as the anime adaptations of Tales games have a history of coming off at a sub par level. Going into this "prologue" episode, it was good that I didn't hold my expectations at too high of a level because it failed most everything I was expecting, and the unexpected parts were all details that could have been far better.

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