Tales of Arise features many animated cutscenes from the Demon Slayer Ufotable studio, but according to its producer, it will never become an anime.
Kodoani.com – Fans hoping for an anime Tales of Arise But there’s some disappointing news.
In a new interview with Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, translated by Siliconera, Tales series producer Yusuke Tomizawa turned down a request for an anime based on Tales of Arise. “Since a lot of Tales of Arise is made on the basis of it being a game, such as the story and the overall experience,” Tomizawa said, eventually clarifying, “We have no intention of retelling the story. that’s through an anime adaptation.”
Many other entries in Bandai Namco’s long-running Tales series have been adapted into animated films, though perhaps also designed as games first, namely Gamecube’s beloved classic Tales of Symphonia and Tales of the Abyss in 2005, is currently being released for free through the official Tales YouTube channel. The last major Tales series games to be adapted into an anime series were Tales of Zestiria and Tales of Berseria, which were originally released for the Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC in 2015 and 2016 respectively. of the two games were introduced in Tales of Zestiria X, a 26-episode anime series that aired in 2016. Tales of Luminaria: The Fateful Crossroad, a CG anime based on one of the mobile side stories of the series, currently airing in Japan and being broadcast by Funimation.
Tales of Arise is the latest game in the action RPG series and is due to be released in 2021. The game has received positive reviews for significantly improving the series’ traditional gameplay and lovable cast of characters, and is praised for its excellent performance. awarded RPG of the Year at The Game Awards 2021. The game’s story centers on Alphen, a man with amnesia, inability to feel pain, and whose face is covered by an iron mask without can be removed. After meeting a mysterious woman named Shionne, who is cursed to inflict pain on anyone she touches, Alphen is drawn into a war between the two worlds.
Notably, the game features cutscenes created by Ufotable, an animation studio known for producing anime. Ufotable recently released a new animated short based on the game, leading to fan speculation that a full anime adaptation has been made.
Tales of Arise is currently available for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S.