Ahead of the game’s release this September, Bandai Namco has released the opening movie for Tales of Arise. While an animated opening isn’t new for JRPGs, Tales of Arise’s opening is a treat for anime fans as it is created by the anime studio Ufotable!
Aside from being animated by Ufotable, the Tales of Arise opening also features the opening song “HIBANA” by J-rock band, Kankaku Piero.
Watch the opening movie for Tales of Arise here:
In case you’re unfamiliar with Ufotable, the studio’s work includes the Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works and Fate/Zero series, as well as the incredibly popular Demon Slayer anime along with the Mugen Train movie. Ufotable is widely known among anime fans for the studio’s impressive animation quality, especially for series’ which features lots of action scenes. Plus, Ufotable has also done opening movies for other games, including the God Eater titles, Code Vein, and more.
Tales of Arise will release on September 9, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S. The game will then release on September 10, 2021 for PC via Steam.
Pre-orders for the game are available now on the Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia Store, as well as in participating retailers.
For more info on Tales of Arise, check out our first impressions of the game here: