Illustrations from the Kratos novel.
Tales of Food Collection, from the January 2014 issue of the Viva! Tales of Magazine. There are some nice pictures and a short story featuring Mimi Bread.
"…Wanna sneak out?"
Tales of Symphonia the animation - The United World key animations book cover. Someone asked me about this some time ago, so here it is!
Quick, rather rough translation of this page from the Lalabit Book, feel free to correct.
Holding back his bad feelings, Aster smiled as he nodded a greeting. The female chef gave them a strange look. Aster hurriedly sat at an open table. Richter followed, sitting across the table from him.
"What’s wrong, Aster."
"…Yeah. I was just thinking that there aren’t many vegetables."
"What are you even saying. Weren’t you listening a while ago?"
"I was listening," Aster said as he looked at a small glass bowl of coleslaw. "Since this place is for people in the government, there’s as many vegetables as they can get. But even saying that, there aren’t many at all. Meaning, normal people have even less to eat."
"So what? You feel bad so you aren’t going to eat?"
"No, not at all. I feel bad, so I’m going to eat it all! But it’ll be bad if this keeps going. There’s gotta be something we can do."
As he spoke, Aster stirred his salad.
"Something we can do?"
"The Tree’s Spirit," Aster grasped the amulet on his chest. "Couldn’t our research results mean something now?"
"But field work regarding the Spirit Martel is banned."