Aniplex USA has announced that it will release the first Fate/Zero Blu-Ray box set next year on March 7th, 2012, the same day as the Japanese release date. The first set includes the following:
- Video: 16:9 HD Widescreen / 1920×1080p / MPEG-4 AVC
- Audio: Japanese dialog / Linear PCM / Stereo 48KHz/24bit
- Subtitles: English and Japanese
- Includes 7 discs (5 Blu-ray discs + 2 Bonus CDs): Total length of more than 330 minutes!!
- Extras include New bonus animation (written by Kinoko Nasu), Trailers, TV spots and Textless Opening and Ending
- Bonus CD 1: Fate/Zero Original Soundtrack Vol. 1 with Music by Yuki Kajiura
- Bonus CD 2: Fate/Zero Original Drama CD written by Gen Urobuchi
- Deluxe Production Material Booklet: Staff interviews, conceptual art, and other never-seen-before production materials
- * Exclusive for the North American release: a separate booklet of just English translations of the Japanese text from the Production Material Booklet!
New cover art exclusively drawn by Co-creator/Artist TAKASHI TAKEUCHI, who envisioned the
series‘ original character concepts and designs.
The set will retail for $498.98, but the series will be available via RightStuf for pre-order at the discounted price of $369.98. The set was previously revealed to feature English subtitles, but was not initially confirmed for a North American release.
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