Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Tales of Symphonia The Animation テイルズ オブ シンフォニア (The Animation Teiruzu obu Shinfonia The Animation)


Two worlds exist, both unaware of the existence of the other. In order for one world to flourish, the other will have to perish. On the doomed world, a Chosen one is send on a journey to restore that world's mana by awakening the Spirits and becoming an angel. Colette Brunel, the Chosen of Sylvarant, sets out on her journey accompanied by her best friends Lloyd Irving and Genis Sage. As they travel further they meet new friends and even more enemies, while they learn more and more about the truth behind the World Regeneration.

Tales of Symphonia the Animation: Tethe'alla Episode
 テイルズ オブ シンフォニア The Animation テセアラ編 
(Teiruzu obu Shinfonia The Animation: Teseara hen)


Based on the same-name Game Cube and Play Station game, situation at the end of Tales of Symphonia, The Animation/ Two worlds exist, both unaware of the other, as two ends of an hourglass where sand is mana. In times, the Angels grant their blessing to a Chosen One who must travels to awaken the Spirits guarding mana: that is the world regeneration. Sylvarant is the homeland of the Chosen Colette and her friends, Lloyd, Genis and Raine. When they reached the final stage of their quest, the true nature of the world regeneration was revealed: the Chosen must sacrifice herself and become a vessel for the Goddess Martel. Refusing to let Colette face this fate, Lloyd opposed the Angels, despite the betrayal of Kratos, and they run away to the other world, Thethe'alla. The balance and the secrecy between the two worlds begin to disappear, and Lloyd and his friends must now pursue their quest in Thethe’alla to save Colette and prevent both worlds to crumble.

Tales of Symphonia the Animation: The United World Episode
 テイルズ オブ シンフォニア The Animation 世界統合編 
(Teiruzu obu Shinfonia The Animation: Sekai Tōgō-hen)


Both Sylvarant and Thethe'alla are being merges as one world, the Sylvarant chosen one Collette is still alive while Lloyd forgive his real father for killing his mother, accepting Genis & Raine as half-elf, and creating friendship between Thethe'alla's allies. In order to create a better world for various types of races as well as to carry on Mithos and Martel's dream, Lloyd, Collette, Sheena and Zelos begins another journey.

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance, Action, 
            Magical Arts, Magic

OVA 1: 4 episodes + 1 Special + 1 Special
OVA 2: 4 episodes + 4 Special
OVA 3: 3 episodes + 3 Special

Original Run
OVA 1: June 8, 2007 – December 21, 2007
Special: June 8, 2007
Special: September 26, 2008
OVA 2 & Special: March 25, 2010 – February 25, 2011
OVA 3 & Special: November 23, 2011 – September 29, 2012

OVA 1:
1. Almateria                             [Opening]
2. Negai                                   [First Ending]
3. Uchi e Kaerou                     [Second Ending]
4. Omoi no Yukue                     [Insert]
5. Fiat Lux ~Hikari Are~            [Insert]

OVA 2:
1. Tenkuu no Canaria              [Opening]
2. Inori no Kanata                     [Ending]

OVA 3:
1. Ho-n-to-u-so                                                  [Opening]
2. Darega Tame no Sekai                               [First Ending]
3. Ibitsu                                                    [Second Ending]
4. Hikari Kudaru Basho de ~Promesse~       [Third Ending]
5. Kaze wa Harukana Asu wo Shiru             [Fourth Ending]


1. Tales of Symphonia
Published: May 28, 2005 – January 30, 2007
Volume: 5

2. Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi - Onshuu no Richter
Published: October 28, 2013 – December 27, 2014
Volume: 2

3. BC Anthology Collection Tales of Symphonia
Published: February 10, 2005 – February 10, 2007
Volume: 2

4. Tales of Symphonia: Extra Load
Published: July 19, 2005 – May 21, 2007
Volume: 1

Light Novel

1. Tales of Symphonia: Toki no Kagayaki 
Published: December 20, 2003 – June 19, 2004
Volume: 4

2. Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi - Toki no Negai
Published: August 30, 2008 – December 26, 2008
Volume: 3

3. Tales of Symphonia: Shokuzai no Kratos
Published: November 9, 2013
Volume: 1

Here is the preview: