Funimation To Hold Sneak Peek English Dub of Tales of Zestiria the X at Anime Expo

Watch the English dub first at AX 2016

Funimation has just announced that they will be showing a sneak peek of Tales of Zestiria the X's English dub at Anime Expo this weekend.
Aside from doing a simulcast, they will also be having the English dub of the Tales of Zestiria the X anime later this summer via FunimationNow. The first episode of the English dub will be premiering at Anime Expo 2016 this weekend at Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the first time the anime will be shown overseas even before the broadcast time (as Japan already held an advanced theater screening last June 25).

Tales of Zestiria Panel, Screening and Guest Talk
Saturday, July 2 at 1:30 PM
Video 1 – Platinum Ballroom at the JW Marriott

Funimation disclaimer: this dub premiere episode is a preliminary version created exclusively for this Anime Expo premiere, and some of the performances and casting will be changed for the final dub version.

The Funimation website also lists Tales of Zestiria the X with 13 episodes. There have also been reports that the anime will be split, 13 episodes this summer and the second half during the winter anime season.

Tales of Zestiria the X
Tales of Zestiria the XThe Tales of Zestiria the X anime (read as "the Cross") is a TV series adaptation of Tales of Zestiria that was first announced during Tales of Festival 2015 as the "Tales of 20th Anniversary Animation". The animation is done by ufotable. The first season aired during Summer 2016, with a second season confirmed for 2017. Its tagline is "The Journeys of the Shepherd go beyond Zestiria," and shows hints of connections with Tales of Berseria

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Tales of Zestiria
Tales of ZestiriaTales of Zestiria is the Tales of 20th anniversary title and was released in Japan for the PS3 on January 22, 2015 and for the PS4 on July 7, 2016. It was also released in North America and Europe for the PS3, PS4 and PC Digital on October 16 and 20, 2015. The game features Sorey, a young man set out to be the Shepherd. The game is a distant sequel to Tales of Berseria. An anime series by ufotable, called Tales of Zestiria the X is currently airing worldwide.

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