Tales of Zestiria TV Anime Adaptation Confirmed for 2016

Tales of Zestiria TV Anime Adaptation Confirmed for 2016

Earlier this year, at the annual Tales of Festival event, Tales of. publisher Bandai Namco Games have announced that a TV anime adaptation of the franchise’s latest game, Tales of Zestiria, will be receiving a TV anime adaptation in 2016. The anime itself will be animated by ufotable (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Kara no Kyoukai).

The anime’s official website has launched and revealed that the anime will be titled Tales of Zestiria the X. The upcoming anime will be produced by ufotable, who have been producing the Opening anime scenes for many of the recent games in the franchise.The anime itself was announced as part of the franchise’s 20th anniversary. Here is the announcement promotional video of the upcoming anime:

Tales of Zestiria is a Japanese role-playing game. It is the fifteenth main entry in the Tales series, developed by Bandai Namco Studios and tri-Crescendo, and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It was released on January 22, 2015 in Japan on the PlayStation 3. For western release, it was also ported to PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows via Steam. It was released on October 16 in Europe and Australia, and October 20 in North America. As with previous entries in the Tales series, the game uses a variation of the action-based Linear Motion Battle System, with additional elements including a navigable open world, and the ability for certain characters to fuse into a single entity in battle to deliver powerful attacks.


Tales of Zestiria is an action role-playing game set in a fantasy world with three-dimensional characters rendered to scale with the areas around them. The game’s main world employs an open world layout in contrast to previous entries in the series.Skits, extra conversations between characters that can be either dramatic or comical, also return: their full-body representation of characters is carried over from Tales of Graces.

General Information


  • Bandai Namco Studios
  • tri-Crescendo


  • Bandai Namco Entertainment


  • Yuuta Hase
  • Mari Miyata


  • Hideo Baba


  • Hikaru Kondo
  • Tatsuro Udo


  • Minoru Iwamoto
  • Kōsuke Fujishima
  • Mutsumi Inomata
  • Daigo Okumura


  • Naoki Yamamoto
  • Takashi Hasegawa


  • Motoi Sakuraba
  • Go Shiina


  • Tales


  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 4
  • Microsoft Windows

Release dates  

PlayStation 3

  • JP January 22, 2015
  • NA October 20, 2015
  • EU October 16, 2015

PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

  • NA October 20, 2015
  • EU October 16, 2015


  • Role-playing


  • Single-player
  • Multiplayer

The Tales of Zestiria the X anime will be broadcasting throughout 2016. The game itself is currently available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and on PC via Steam. Further information about the anime will be revealed in the upcoming months.


Source OtakuTale


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