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The TalesFes 2017 Post

Tales of Festival has concluded and, as usual, here is the post outlining news given.

Reports
Famitsu (Day 1)
Famitsu 2 (Day 1)
Famitsu 3 (Day 2)
4Gamer (Day 1)

Tales of Orchestra Concert 2017 Announced

It's also been announced that Tales of Orchestra Concert 2017 feat. Tales of Zestiria the X will take place on November 7. It will be held at the usual Tokyo International Forum and performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. The official site will open later.

8th Popularity Poll Results

The results for the recent popularity poll were announced at Tales of Festival. As of now we only have ones for the side polls. The main poll will have its results announced today.
Taken from AC until the official results page is up.
Official results are up here and here.
(I'm also too lazy to translate the skit titles in one category so sorry)

Character Popularity
*reminder that Yuri and Leon are in the Hall of Fame and aren't included
30. Alvin (Tales of Xillia)
29. Colette Brunel (Tales of Symphonia)
28. Reala (Tales of Destiny 2)
27. Reid Hershel (Tales of Eternia)
26. Magilou (Tales of Berseria)
25. Spada Belforma (Tales of Innocence)
24. Kratos Aurion (Tales of Symphonia)
23. Rita (Tales of Vesperia)
22. Rokurou Rangetsu (Tales of Berseria)
21. Laphicet (Tales of Berseria)
20. Edna (Tales of Zestiria)
19. Milla (Tales of Xillia)
18. Pascal (Tales of Graces)
17. Alisha Diphda (Tales of Zestiria)
16. Guy Cecil (Tales of the Abyss)
15. Flynn Scifo (Tales of Vesperia)
14. Emil Castagnier (Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World)
13. Jade Curtiss (Tales of the Abyss)
12. Raven (Tales of Vesperia)
11. Lloyd Irving (Tales of Symphonia)
10. Judas (Tales of Destiny 2)
9. Zelos Wilder (Tales of Symphonia)
8. Jude Mathis (Tales of Xillia)
7. Velvet Crowe (Tales of Berseria)
6. Sorey (Tales of Zestiria)
5. Eizen (Tales of Berseria)
4. Asbel Lhant (Tales of Graces)
3. Luke fon Fabre(Tales of the Abyss)
2. Ludger Will Kresnik (Tales of Xillia 2)
1. Mikleo (Tales of Zestiria)

Favorite Mascot
10. Corrine (Tales of Symphonia)
9. Quppo, Pippo, Poppo (Tales of Legendia)
8. Tokunaga (Tales of the Abyss)
7. Quickie (Tales of Eternia)
6. Teepo (Tales of Xillia)
5. Bienfu (Tales of Berseria)
4. Normin (Tales of Zestiria)
3. Mieu (Tales of the Abyss)
2. Rollo (Tales of Xillia 2)
1. Repede (Tales of Vesperia)

Favorite Antagonist
10. Alice (Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World)
9. Hasta (Tales of Innocence)
8. Oscar Dragonia (Tales of Berseria)
7. Shigure Rangetsu (Tales of Berseria)
6. Duke Pantarei (Tales of Vesperia)
5. Dhaos (Tales of Phantasia)
4. Sync (Tales of the Abyss)
3. Gaius (Tales of Xillia)
2. Barbatos Goetia (Tales of Destiny 2)
1. Asch (Tales of the Abyss)

Character You Want To Be Reborn As
10. Estelle (Tales of Vesperia)
9. Rita (Tales of Vesperia)
8. Jude Mathis (Tales of Xillia)
7. Edna (Tales of Zestiria)
6. Asbel Lhant (Tales of Graces)
5. Mikleo (Tales of Zestiria)
4. Sorey (Tales of Zestiria)
3. Rollo (Tales of Xillia 2)
2. Milla Maxwell (Tales of Xillia)
1. Yuri Lowell (Tales of Vesperia)

Favorite Tales of Festival Special Skits
10. 2009 Night Show
9. 2012 Day 1
8. 2011 Day 2, Night
7. 2015 Day 1
6. 2016 Day 1
5. 2014 Day 2
4. 2013 Day 2
3. 2015 Day 2
2. 2016 Day 2
1. 2012 Day 2

ToStage to get more performances

Tales of the Stage: Last Score, a stage play based on Tales of the Abyss performed at Tales of Festival, is going to be performed a few more times this summer in Osaka and Tokyo.

Osaka:
Date: August 30, 31
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Mielparque Hall Osaka

Tokyo:
Date: September 5, 6
Time 7 PM
Venue: Nakano Sun Plaza

Tickets are 8,800 yen. Times, as usual, are subject to change. Official site is here.
As a side note, the actor who played Frings during the Festival will not appear in these.

Eizen Figure Announced

Alter announced that they will be making a 1/8 scale Eizen figure as part of their Altair line. No prototype or release window have been shown yet.