5. Tales of Zestiria the X
Tales of Zestiria the X is the anime adaptation of the Tales Series game, Tales of Zestiria. It follows the adventures of Sorey is a human youth who grew up among the seraphim. He believes in the folklore that says “long ago, every human was able to see the seraphim” and dreams of unravelling the ancient mystery in order to make the world a place where people and seraphim can live together in peace.
After his first time visit to the human capital, though, he ends up pulling out a holy sword embedded in a rock and ends up becoming a Shepherd, a figure who casts away calamity from the world. Thus his journey begins.
Tales of Zestiria the X (2017) is the mid-season continuation of the anime that first started broadcasting on July 10, 2016, and picks up after the 12th episode “The Lord of Calamity” that was broadcasted on September 25, 2016.