The official website for the upcoming TV anime Tales of Zestiria the X (Cross) today announced its premiere schedule in Japan, starting on Tokyo MX at 23:00 on July 3. Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed the TV anime in December 2015 as the 20th anniversary project for its "Tales" RPG franchise.
Following its one-episode TV anime special "Dawn of the Shepherd" aired in December 2014, the PS3 game Tales of Zestiria was released in Japan in January 2015. The director of the TV special, Haruo Sotozaki (Ninja Nonsense, Tales of Symphonia The Animation) is again attached to direct the TV series animated by ufotable (Fate/Zero, GOD EATER).
Premiere schedule in Japan:
July 3: Tokyo MX (23:00-)
July 5: KBS Kyoto (24:00-), Sun TV (24:30-), BS 11 (24:30-), TV Aichi (26:05-)
July (TBA): TV Ehime, Kochi Sunsun TV, Okayama Housou
In addition, an advance screening event for its first four episodes is scheduled to be held at Cinema
in Tokyo at 12:30 on June 25 (JST). The director Sotozaki and the three main voice cast: Ryota Oosaka
(Mikleo), Ai Kayano (Alisha) and Noriko Shitaya (Lailah) will also join for a talk show. And fhána will
perform the anime's yet-titled ED song on the stage. 4,000 yen tickets go on sale today.
Teaser for the PS3/PS4 game "Tales of Berseria"and TV anime "Tales of Zestiria the X"