Tales of Zestiria the X 2nd Season’s Promo Video Streamed Before Sunday Premiere
The official website for the Tales of Zestiria the X anime series began streaming two versions of a promotional video on Saturday for the anime’s second season.
The first video below is for those who haven’t yet seen the first season, and the second video is for those who have already seen the first season. Only the last 40 seconds of the two videos differ.
The season will premiere on the Tokyo MX channel on January 8 at 11:00 p.m., and it will also run on BS11, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, Okayama Broadcasting, Kochi Sun Sun Broadcasting, and TV Aichi. The anime will also stream on the Niconico and Abema TV services for free in Japan, as well as on various video-on-demand services.
Daisuki will stream the anime worldwide outside of China and Japan, starting on January 8. Funimation will stream the English simuldub starting on January 22 at 10:00 p.m. EST.
The cast is returning from the original game and the first season, except Noriko Shitaya has replaced Miyu Matsuki as Lailah in both anime seasons. Matsuki passed away in November 2015.
Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria: Dōshi no Yoake, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) is directing both seasons at ufotable, and ufotable is also writing the scripts. Akira Matsushima (Tales of Symphonia the Animation, Tales of Zestiria: Dōshi no Yoake) is adapting the original game character designs from Mutsumi Inomata, Kousuke Fujishima, Daigo Okumura, and Minoru Iwamoto for animation, and Motoi Sakuraba and Gō Shiina are composing the music. Singer Minami is performing the new season’s opening theme song, and FLOW is performing the ending theme song “Innosense.”