Meet Shionne and Alphen in the Latest Tales of Arise Trailer

Get to know Tales of Arise’s two leading characters


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Bandai Namco has unveiled a new trailer for upcoming Tales title, Tales of Arise.

The first Tales of Arise character trailer to debut, this video focuses on protagonists Shionne and Rena. Shionne is said to be a girl from the planet Rena, and is cursed with “Thorns”, which causes pain to anyone with whom she makes physical contact. Alphen is a young man hailing from the planet Dahna. Unable to feel pain and missing the entirety of his memories, he bands together with Shionne in order to fight for Dahna’s freedom. For look at the two in action, you can check out the trailer below:



Further information on Tales of Arise, including a release date, is currently unknown, but stay tuned for more details as they are released. What are your initial thoughts on Tales of Arise? Let us know in the comments below!

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