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ToAsteria Part 3 CM, Theme Song, More Characters

So a commercial for part 3 of Tales of Asteria, titled "Tales of Asteria: Kesshou no Daichi to Michibiki no Hikari" (something like "The Crystallized Land and the Guiding Light" which was announced back during the 20th anniversary stream) was uploaded by Bandai Namco. It includes some new scenes from the opening anime as well as the theme song "We Belong" by BONNIE PINK, who previously did Tales of Vesperia's theme song.

The official site updated with Stahn as one of the main characters, with Gaius, using his Xillia 2 design, listed as a key character.

Julius & Edna Colored Prototypes, Velvet Figure Announced

The colored prototypes for the Julius and Edna figures by Alter were shown at Wonder Festival 2016 Winter. (Photos taken from here)

Also announced was a Velvet figure by Kotobukiya.

ToS OVA-German LE Art, Dub Preview

I missed a bit of this recently because I wasn't really keeping as close an eye as I should have (oops), but KSM uploaded the cover art of the limited edition of Tales of Symphonia: The Animation (the separate volumes should be using some of the character art from the Japanese volumes, though not all the characters since there are less discs, that is unless they changed their minds about that) as well as a short preview of the German dub using the scenes from episode 2 with Raine's Ruin Mode and the Ktugach fight, so basically nothing too spoilery in terms of story, but also means we don't get to hear certain characters who come along later just yet. EDIT: Video no longer available. They deleted everything when they updated their page.
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Some TalesFes 2016 Cast Announced

Some of the cast members to appear at Tales of Festival in July have been announced.

Day 1 (July 9)

  • Masaya Onosaka (Zelos Wilder, Tales of Symphonia)
  • Misato Fukuen (Edna, Tales of Zestiria)
  • Katsuyuki Konishi (Lloyd Irving, Tales of Symphonia)
  • Nobuyuki Hiyama (Veigue Lungberg, Tales of Rebirth)
  • Kappei Yamaguchi (Tytree Crowe, Tales of Rebirth)
  • Chihiro Suzuki (Luke fon Fabre, Tales of the Abyss)
  • Kosuke Toriumi (Yuri Lowell, Tales of Vesperia)
  • Mai Nakahara (Estelle, Tales of Vesperia)
  • Ryouta Osaka (Mikleo, Tales of Zestiria)

*others to be announced

Day 2 (July 10)

  • Masaya Onosaka (Zelos Wilder, Tales of Symphonia)
  • Misato Fukuen (Edna, Tales of Zestiria)
  • Katsuyuki Konishi (Lloyd Irving, Tales of Symphonia)
  • Kosuke Toriumi (Yuri Lowell, Tales of Vesperia)
  • Kumiko Watanabe (Karol Capel, Tales of Vesperia)
  • Takahiro Sakurai (Asbel Lhant, Tales of Graces)
  • Daisuke Namikawa (Richard, Tales of Graces)
  • Ryouhei Kimura (Sorey, Tales of Zestiria)
  • Kenjirou Tsuda (Zaveid, Tales of Zestiria)

*others to be announced

Tales of Orchestra CD Tracklist

Okay, so Amazon Japan has the song list for the Tales of Orchestra Concert CD to be released on March 9 and it looks like a few songs may be excluded from it:

  • 1-Sorey's Theme ~Shepherd~ (Tales of Zestiria)
  • 2-Yume wa Owaranai ~Koboreochiru Toki no Shizuku~ (Tales of Phantasia)
  • 3-Tales of Boss Battle Medley
    -Decisive (Tales of Phantasia)
    -Lion-Irony of Fate (Tales of Destiny)
    -COUP DE GRBCE (Tales of Destiny 2)
    -Scutum-Decisive Battle (Tales of Rebirth)
    -For the sake of mutual proof (Tales of Xillia 2)

  • 4-ETERNAL MIND (Tales of Eternia)
  • 5-Captivated by the Journey (Tales of Xillia)
  • 6-Starry Heavens (Tales of Symphonia)
  • 7-The End of a Nightmare, But Still in the Middle of a Dream/This Advancement Will Not Be Stopped (Tales of Innocence)
  • 8-Lithia's Lullaby (Tales of Hearts)
  • 9-Royal Capital ~Majestic Grandeur~ (Tales of Graces)
  • 10-Hotarubi (Tales of Legendia)
  • 11-Tales of Zestiria Trials Medley
    -Flaming Bonds Are Being Tested
    -Competing with the Honor of the Land
    -Melody of Water is the Guide in Spiritual Mist
    -Fight Between the Wind and the Blinking Sky

  • 12-Journey's End (Tales of Zestiria)
  • 13-mirrors/meaning of birth (Tales of the Abyss)
  • 14-White Light (Tales of Zestiria)
  • 15-Yume de aru youni (Tales of Destiny)

So according to the list, the Phantasia field medley, progress, and The Full Moon and the Morning Star aren't included for some reason.