News Tales of Xillia PS3 RPG Gets 2 Manga
posted on 2011-08-15 18:45 EDT
This year's September issue of Media Factory's Monthly Comic Gene magazine announced that it will begin serialization of a manga adaptation of the Tales of Xillia role-playing game starting in the magazine's October issue. The manga will tell the main story of the game from character Milla Maxwell's point of view. New manga artist hu-ko will be drawing the manga. In addition, ufotable will be drawing a special Tales of Xillia cover for the October issue. The issue will also include a Tales of Xillia clear file.
The monthly Viva☆Tales of Magazine will also publish a manga adaptation of Tales of Xillia. This manga adaptation will tell the main story of the game from character Jude Mathis' point of view. The magazine will publish a pre-serialization chapter in its seventh volume, on sale on August 29. Then the manga will begin official serialization in the magazine's eighth volume, on sale on September 28. Yuuko Satou (Young Gun Carnaval) will draw the manga.
Namco Bandai Games will release Tales of Xillia on the PlayStation 3 on September 8 in Japan.
Tales of Xillia will have a collaborative tie-in with the Star Driver Kagayaki no Takuto science-fiction anime. The videogame will offer costumes from the anime for the main characters to wear as paid downloadable content after the game is released.
The game will also have a costume tie-in for its female characters with the Idolm@ster 2 videogame, which will also be made available as downloadable content.