The 26-episode anime adaptation of the classic PS2 action role-playing game is being released for free by the publisher Bandai Namco.
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The game publisher has announced that they will be uploading all 26 episodes of the anime adaptation Tales of the Abyss on YouTube to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the brand’s official channel. The first episode is available to stream now, and the company will release an additional episode of the series each week. The second volume is scheduled to premiere on January 1. The anime is available in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.
Tales of the Abyss began in 2005 as an action role-playing game for the Sony Playstation 2. The game was praised for its addictive combat but criticized for its story reliance on clichés and slow pacing. Even so, it is still the more prized items in the brand. A version for the Nintendo 3DS was released in 2011, adding stereoscopic 3D graphics and touchscreen shortcuts to the game. Both versions of the game were commercially successful; The original PS2 version sold more than 700,000 copies when it was released, and Namco boasted that they had to re-release the 3DS version “three or four times” to keep up with continued demand for the title.
An anime adaptation of the game launched in 2008 and is produced by Sunrise, the animation studio behind the Mobile Suit Gundam and Cowboy Bebop series. The anime is directed by Kenji Kodama, an industry veteran who is best known for his work on multiple entries in the City Hunter and Case Closed series. Anime has many of the same voice actors in the game. Many other Tales games have also been adapted into anime, including 2003’s Tales of Symphonia and 2008’s Tales of Vesperia.
The latest Tales anime series, Tales of Luminaria, is slated to premiere in Japan on January 21, 2022. This entry in the series is based on a mobile game of the same name and will be animated using cel. -shaded CG. The series is being produced by Kamikaze Douga, an animation studio known for its special effects expertise and previously worked on the Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime series, as well as Disney+’s Star Wars anthology, Visions. The Tales of Luminaria game is available now on iOS and Android devices, while Funimation has announced that it will stream the anime series outside of Japan.