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Tales of Phantasia (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Сказания Фантазии (Russian)
テイルズ・オブ・ファンタジア (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Based on: "Tales of Phantasia" (1995 video game) by Namco
Plot Summary: Cless Alvein, a young swordsman from the town of Totus, along with his friend Mint Adnade, a healer with the talent of Mana, are sent back in time to defeat Dhaos, a sorcerer imprisoned by their parents decades ago. Along with the help of the archer Chester Barklight, the summoner Klarth F. Lester and the half-elf Arche Klaine, they seek to right the wrongs of Dhaos and return peace to the land.
User Ratings: 428 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 22 votes (sub:18, dub:3, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Excellent: 42 votes (sub:35, dub:4, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 83 votes (sub:68, dub:8, raw:2, others:5
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 133 votes (sub:99, dub:25, ?:1, others:8
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Dutch edited dub
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 86 votes (sub:64, dub:18, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 32 votes (sub:22, dub:4, others:6
3 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 17 votes (sub:13, dub:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Bad: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 861 users, rank: #1383 (of 9315)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.944 (Good), std. dev.: 1.5727, rank: #4009 (of 9419)
Weighted mean: 6.823 (Good−), rank: #4278 (of 9419) (seen all: 6.82 / seen some: 7.69 / won't finish: 3.96)
Bayesian estimate: 6.844 (Good), rank: #3869 (of 7092)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2004-11-25
Release dates: We have 5
Opening Theme:
"Yume no Hate" (夢の果て) by Masami Suzuki
Ending Theme:
"Priere" by Masami Suzuki
[en] Tales of Phantasia DVD 1 (Apr 1, 2007)
News: Show:
[en] AVcon 2006 Day 2 (Jul 17, 2006)
[en] Tales of Phantasia Trailer (Dec 27, 2005)
[en] Tales of Phantasia Trailer (May 20, 2005)
[en] Tales of Phantasia Licensed (May 11, 2005)
[en] Tales of Phantasia Licensed? (Dec 6, 2004)
[en] Trailers and Official Sites (Apr 2, 2004)
[en] Tales of Phantasia OAV (Dec 22, 2003)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Tales of Phantasia: The Animation (Blu-ray) 2022-09-27 (from $18.71)
DVD (Region 1)
    Tales of Phantasia: The Animation (DVD) 2007-01-16 (from $32.00)
    Tales of Phantasia: The Animation (DVD) 2008-11-25 (from $64.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takuo Tominaga
Scenario: Ryunosuke Kingetsu
Music: Kimio Nomura
Original Character Design: Kousuke Fujishima
Character Design: Tokuyuki Matsutake
Art Director: Suichiro Yoshihara
Chief Animation Director: Tokuyuki Matsutake (layout)
Animation Director:
Masahito Yamashita (ep 1)
Shinjiro Mogi

Art Supervision: Yūsuke Takeda (eps 1-2)
Color Key: Yukiko Harada
Editing Assistant:
Ayako Nakagawa
Yukihiro Shii
In-Between Animation: Takuro Hiraiwa
Theme Song Composition:
Ikuko Noguchi (OP & ED)
Mika Watanabe (OP & ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Masami Suzuki (OP & ED)
Takeshi Kusao as Cless Alvein

Junko Iwao as Mint Adnade
Kazuhiko Inoue as Klarth F. Lester
Kentaro Ito as Chester Barklight
Mika Kanai as Arche Klaine
Taeko Kawata as Suzu Fujibayashi

Akio Kato as Head Knight (ep 1)
Asuka Hotta as Sylph (ep 3)
Bin Shimada as Raizen
Dai Matsumoto as General B (ep 4)
Daisuke Hirakawa as Lundgrom
Eri Kitamura as Lodi
Hiroshi Kikkawa as Elf Guard (ep 3)
Ikuko Kida as Sylph (ep 3)
Iori Hayashi as Elf Guard (ep 3)
Katsuhisa Houki as High Priest
Katsuo Katou as Head Knight
Kenichi Morosumi as Strategist
Kenichi Morozumi as Strategist (ep 1)
Kouji Tsujitani as Brambald
Mamiko Noto as Girl (ep 2)
Maria Kawamura as Meryl Adenade
Masami Iwasaki as General A (ep 4)
Naoya Sekine as Origin
Rie Tanaka as Martel
Ryuji Mizuno as Minister
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Elf A
Tesshō Genda as Mars
Tetsuo Kanao as King of Alvanista (ep 4)
Unshō Ishizuka as Morrison
Yumiko Nakajima as Sylph (ep 3)

Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Patrick Seitz
Translation: David Fleming
ADR Script: Patrick Seitz
Executive producer: Katsuhiko Tsurumoto
Assistant producer: Mami Okada
Associate Casting Director: Mami Okada
Casting Director: Kaeko Sakamoto
Dialogue Editing:
Kevin Patzelt
Patrick Rodman
Post-Production Assistant: Amie Farquhar
Production Assistant:
Charles Ohta
Mark Fujita
Production Coordination: Megumi Kunisada
Re-Recording Mixing: Michael Brooks
Recording engineer:
Kevin Patzelt
Patrick Rodman
Spotting: Tetsuya Fujita
Subtitling: David Fleming
Supervising Sound Engineer: Patrick Rodman
David Vincent as Chester
Jack Bauer as Claus F. Lester
Jennifer Sekiguchi as Arche Klein
Johnny Yong Bosch as Cless Alvein
Mia Bradly as Mint

Mike McFarland as Reisen
Patrick Seitz as Dhaos
Taylor Henry as Narrator
Tina Louise as Suzu Fujibayashi

George C. Cole as
Dozo (eps 3-4)
Official (ep 1)
Henry Joseph as
Elf (ep 3)
Head Knight (ep 1)
Official (ep 1)
Kim Strauss as
Brambert (eps 3-4)
General (ep 4)
Official (ep 1)
Kirk Thornton as
Bar Patron (ep 4)
Elf (ep 3)
High Priest (ep 1)
King of Alvanista (ep 4)
Lex Lang as Lundgrom (eps 3-4)
Michael McConnohie as Mars (ep 1)
Michelle Ruff as
Martel (eps 1-2)
Sylph (ep 3)
Steve Cannon as
Elf (ep 3)
Origin (ep 4)
Technician (ep 1)
Tara Platt as
Meryl (ep 2)
Mint's Mother
Sylph (ep 3)
Taylor Henry as Morrison (eps 1, 3)

English companies
ADR Production: Bang Zoom! Entertainment
FUNimation Entertainment (2008)
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Crunchyroll (via Discotek Media)
Licensed by:
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (Expired)
French staff
French cast
Dubbing Director: Thomas Guitard
Arnaud Laurent as Officier
Bruno Magne as
Bruno Meyere as Klarth F. Lester
Christèle Billault as Mère de Mint
Damien Da Silva as Brambald
Eric Legrand as Laizen
Fanny Billault as Mint enfant
Fanny Bloc as Mint Adnade
Geneviève Doang as Arche Klaine
Grégory Laisné as Chester Barklight
Jacques Berthier as
Jessica Barrier as
Matthieu Morel as Chester Barklight
Rémi Caillebot as Runeglom
Thomas Guitard as Cless Alvein
Yann Guillemot as Morisson
French companies
Broadcaster: Game one (from December 2008)
Distributor: Anima
Dubbing: WanTake
Dubbing Director: Thomas Guitard
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Felipe Melo as diretor (young)
Portuguese companies

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