Tales of the Abyss

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Original run: 3 Oct 2008 – 27 Mar 2009

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Adventure, Anime, Drama, Fantasy

Network: Tokyo MX JP

Watched by: 810 of 664 059 0.12%

Total running time: 10 hours 50 minutes

Episode duration: 25 minutes

IMDB rating: 6.9 of 10 165

kinopoisk.ru rating: 6.615 of 10 263

MyShows rating: 3.62 of 5 418


Tales of the Abyss takes place on Auldrant, a planet composed of elementary particles called Fonons. For much of Auldrant's history, only six fonons were known to exist, representing the elements of Shadow, Earth, Wind, Water, Fire and Light; but eventually a seventh fonon, controlling Sound, is discovered. Its discovery brings great chaos: using this newest Seventh Fonon allows one to read the future. One such Seventh Fonist, Yulia Jue, puts in place a future for the world for thousands of years to come, with the promise of unlimited prosperity at its end. This prophecy of the future's set path becomes known as the "Score" and is documented on "Fonstones" scattered throughout the world. The nations of Kimlasca-Lanvaldear and Malkuth have fought over the fragments of these tablets for generations, each uncovering them and hoping to discover the future before the other. Meanwhile, a holy...

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