Tales Festival 2015 News Recap

Here's a summary post of all the news from Tales Festival 2015.

New Tales: Tales of Berseria

- Will be on Playstation 3 AND Playstation 4

- Will feature a lead female protagonist, Velvet, voiced by Rina Satou and designed by Mutsumi Inomata.

- Velvet appears to be a pirate as the trailer featured pirate themes and ships.

- ufotable is in charge of the animated cutscenes.

- According to the website, Kosuke Fujishima is also listed as a main character designer.

- No background info was provided for Velvet or Berseria as they said it's not time to reveal it yet.

- No localization plans announced at the moment.

- The official website is up here.

- Read the full news post here

Tales of Zestiria TV Anime

- Advertised as the Tales of 20th Anniversary Animation.

- Animation done by ufotable.

- Showed a new character in the trailer at the event. (View the trailer here)

- Airs in 2016.

- The teaser website is up here.

- Read the full news post here

Other News

- ALTAiR announced Ludger & Julius figures, also showed a Ludger prototype at the event. (Full news post here)

- A Tales of Museum will be open on the second floor of the Akihabara UDX in Japan from August 7-23, 2015. Will feature illustrations and the series' history. Entrance fee of 1,800 yen.

- The Tales of Ichiban Kuji Lottery prizes will feature mini figures of the main Tales heroes.

- An announcement that Tales of X Hello Kitty merchandise will be released in the future.

Tales of Berseria
Tales of BerseriaTales of Berseria is the latest mothership title of the Tales of Series which was first announced during Tales of Festival 2015. The game was released for both the PS3 and PS4 on August 18, 2016 in Japan, January 24, 2017 in North America and January 27, 2017 in Europe for the PS4 and PC. The game features a female protagonist named Velvet and a theme of pirates and ships. It’s also confirmed as a distant prequel to Tales of Zestiria.

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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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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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