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Ar Tonelico ~Sekai no Owari de Utai Tsuzukeru Shoujo~

アルトネリコ世界の終わりで詩い続ける少女

TitleAr Tonelico ~Sekai no Owari de Utai Tsuzukeru Shoujo~
Original titleアルトネリコ世界の終わりで詩い続ける少女
AliasesAr tonelico: The Girl Who Continues to Sing at the End of the World
Play timeLong (38h21m from 5 votes)
DeveloperGust
PublishersBanpresto
NIS America & 505 Games
Relations
Shares characters
[unofficial] Ar Tonelico: An Ordinary life
Prequel
Ar Nosurge ~Umareizuru Hoshi e Inoru ...
Sequel
Ar Tonelico II ~Sekai ni Hibiku Shouj...
Same series
Ar Tonelico III ~Sekai Shuuen no Hiki...
LinksWikipedia (en), Wikipedia (ja), Wikidata, VNStat
Shops» US$ 33.99 @ PlayAsia
Related anime[DB-ANN] Ar-Tonelico Sekai no Owari de Utai Tsuzukeru Sh... (OVA, 2006)

Description

Ar tonelico takes place in the region of Sol Ciel, upon a huge tower that rises above a sea of deadly plasma that swallowed the surface world in a disaster centuries past. This is where the series gets its name: Ar tonelico is the name of that tower. As well as humans, the tower is home to a race of human-like artificial beings named Reyvateils, who can communicate with the tower by singing songs to cast magic.

The story starts in the city of Platina, during an outbreak of enemy creatures called Viruses. The protagonist, a Knight of Elemia named Lyner Barsett, goes to investigate with fellow knight Ayatane, and the tower administrator, Shurelia. Unfortunately, they rapidly discover that the Viruses are able to turn intangible, rendering normal defeat impossible. Shurelia therefore sends Lyner on a quest for the only thing that can help them: the Hymn Crystal Purger. Taking an airship, he travels down to the Wings of Horus, the floating continent that surrounds the tower. More accurately, he crashes thanks to an attack from a dragon, which complicates matters extremely.

In the process of searching for the crystal and a way to repair his airship, he meets and teams up with a number of people, including two Reyvateils. First is the shy Aurica, who healed his injuries after his crash. Second is the more outspoken Misha, actually his forgotten childhood friend. But there's one problem - Misha looks much younger than she should be. Aside from those two are the wanderer Jack, the local church knight Radolf, and the airship grathmelder Krusche. As the story progresses, Lyner and his comrades not only try to find the Hymn Crystal and fix Lyner's airship, but discover the reason for Misha's youthful appearance, and the source of the recent Virus outbreak.

[From TVTropes]

Releases

Japanese (2)
2006-01-2612+Ar Tonelico ~Sekai no Owari de Utai Tsuzukeru Shoujo~
2006-12-0712+Ar Tonelico ~Sekai no Owari de Utai Tsuzukeru Shoujo~ (PlayStation 2 the Best)
English (5)
2007-02-0613+Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - NA Edition
2007-02-0613+Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - NA Limited Edition
2007-05-227+Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - ES Edition
2007-05-227+Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - IT Edition
2007-05-227+Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - FR Edition
Russian (1)
2008Ar Tonelico (unofficial machine translation)

Staff

  • Scenario
  • Tomimatsu Genki
  • Tsuchiya Akira
  • Artist
  • Nagi
  • Vocals
  • Ishibashi YuukoInsert song "Soyo Kaze no Uta" & "York of love." & Claire's hymns
  • Mitose NorikoInsert song "EXEC_SUSPEND/.", "EXEC_RIG=VEDA/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Shurelia's and Mir's hymns
  • Shikata AkikoOP "Utaouka -Harmonics EOLIA-", insert song "XEC_PAJA/.#Misya extracting", "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/.", "Tsugau Inochi no Koe", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMGORIA/.", "EXEC_HARMONIUS/." & Misha's hymns
  • Shimotsuki HarukaInsert song "EXEC_PAJA/.#Orica extracting", "EXEC_LINCA/.", "EXEC_RE=NATION/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Aurica's hymns
  • Composer
  • Shikata AkikoInsert songs "EXEC_PAJA/.#Misya extracting", "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/." & EXEC_HARMONIUS/." composition, arrangement, lyrics
  • Shimotsuki HarukaInsert songs "EXEC_LINCA/." & "EXEC_RE=NATION/." composition
  • Tsuchiya AkiraOP composition, arrangement, lyrics, ED composition & arrangement
  • Director
  • Tsuchiya Akira
  • Staff
  • Hiyama NaoInsert songs "EXEC_LINCA/." & "EXEC_RE=NATION/." lyrics
  • Point PicturesAnimation
  • Tsuchiya AkiraGame design, insert songs "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/." & "EXEC_HARMONIUS/." lyrics
  • Vocals
  • Ishibashi YuukoInsert song "Soyo Kaze no Uta" & "York of love." & Claire's hymns
  • Mitose NorikoInsert song "EXEC_SUSPEND/.", "EXEC_RIG=VEDA/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Shurelia's and Mir's hymns
  • Shikata AkikoOP "Utaouka -Harmonics EOLIA-", insert song "XEC_PAJA/.#Misya extracting", "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/.", "Tsugau Inochi no Koe", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMGORIA/.", "EXEC_HARMONIUS/." & Misha's hymns
  • Shimotsuki HarukaInsert song "EXEC_PAJA/.#Orica extracting", "EXEC_LINCA/.", "EXEC_RE=NATION/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Aurica's hymns
  • Director
  • Tsuchiya Akira
  • Composer
  • Shikata AkikoInsert songs "EXEC_PAJA/.#Misya extracting", "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/." & EXEC_HARMONIUS/." composition, arrangement, lyrics
  • Shimotsuki HarukaInsert songs "EXEC_LINCA/." & "EXEC_RE=NATION/." composition
  • Tsuchiya AkiraOP composition, arrangement, lyrics, ED composition & arrangement
  • Director
  • Tsuchiya Akira
  • Vocals
  • Ishibashi YuukoInsert song "Soyo Kaze no Uta" & "York of love." & Claire's hymns
  • Mitose NorikoInsert song "EXEC_SUSPEND/.", "EXEC_RIG=VEDA/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Shurelia's and Mir's hymns
  • Shikata AkikoOP "Utaouka -Harmonics EOLIA-", insert song "XEC_PAJA/.#Misya extracting", "EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/.", "Tsugau Inochi no Koe", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMGORIA/.", "EXEC_HARMONIUS/." & Misha's hymns
  • Shimotsuki HarukaInsert song "EXEC_PAJA/.#Orica extracting", "EXEC_LINCA/.", "EXEC_RE=NATION/.", ED "EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/." & Aurica's hymns

Full character list

Character summary

Lyner BarsettProtagonist
Voiced by
Fuse MasahideJapanese
Miruno JunJapanese (childhood)
Aurica NestmileMain character
Voiced by
Kari WahlgrenEnglish (Uncredited)
Miyazaki UiJapanese
Don LeonMain character
Voiced by
Dave WittenbergEnglish (Uncredited)
Kanna NobutoshiJapanese
HamaMain character
Voiced by
Miyazaki UiJapanese
Mona MarshallEnglish (Uncredited)
Jack HamiltonMain character
Voiced by
Kanna NobutoshiJapanese
Spike SpencerEnglish (Uncredited)
Krusche ElendiaMain character
Voiced by
Jessica StraussEnglish (Uncredited)
Nanjou YoshinoJapanese
Misha Arsellec LuneMain character
Voiced by
Karen StrassmanEnglish (Uncredited)
Nogawa SakuraJapanese
Radolf SchneizenMain character
Voiced by
Handa MasakazuJapanese
Vic MignognaEnglish (Uncredited)
ShureliaMain character
Voiced by
Paula TisoEnglish (Uncredited)
Sakai KanakoJapanese
Ayano Raizer EldukeSide character
Voiced by
Karen StrassmanEnglish (Uncredited)
Shioyama YukaJapanese
Ayatane MichitakaSide character
Voiced by
Kibe ShootaJapanese
Liam O'BrienEnglish (Uncredited)
Bishop FalssSide character
Voiced by
Jamieson PriceEnglish (Uncredited)
Kaseda SusumuJapanese
Bourd RadeSide character
Voiced by Kawai TomoyaJapanese
Claire BranchSide character
Voiced by
Shioyama YukaJapanese
Wendee LeeEnglish (Uncredited)
Flute Ross LoriaSide character
Voiced by
Dave WittenbergEnglish (Uncredited)
Kibe ShootaJapanese
Leard BarsettSide character
Voiced by
Ginga BanjouJapanese
Kirk ThorntonEnglish (Uncredited)
Lyra Ross ReitelSide character
Voiced by
Miruno JunJapanese
Sandy FoxEnglish (Uncredited)
Mei MeiSide character
Voiced by Nogawa SakuraJapanese
Spica NealSide character
Voiced by Miruno JunJapanese
Tastiella de LuSide character
Voiced by
Mona MarshallEnglish (Uncredited)
Nanjou YoshinoJapanese

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Popularity: ranked #272 with a score of 6.19

Bayesian rating: ranked #277 with a rating of 7.53

Screenshots

Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia - NA Edition

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