The fantasy role-playing game Tales of Xillia 2 is the 14th major title in Namco Bandai's "Tales of..." franchise. Like the first Tales of Xillia game from 2011, the sequel is also developed for the PlayStation 3 and features animated sequences created by studio ufotable. Tales of Xillia 2 is releasing in Japan on November 1, 2012. The story will take place one year after the original's end, and its characters include the main hero Ludger, his cat Lulu, and an 8-year-old girl named Elle Mel Martha - who is said to be the key to the story. "Are you ready to destroy the world for the girl?"