Early 2013 is going to be busy time for the Fate-verse. Fate/stay night/Fate/Zero spin-off/spoof Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya joins the winter season with Silver Link (Baka to Test, C^3) producing the Shin Oonuma (Baka to Test) directed project.
In the manga, from Fate doujinshi-creator-gone-official Kalmia, a magical girl version of Illyasviel von Einzbern gathers Class Cards. Rin Tohsaka and Gilgamesh are also significant characters, with Shirou Emiya, Sakura Matou,Kiritsugu Emiya and Irisviel von Einzbern around in smaller capacities.
The characters you might not know are the mysterious rival magical girl Miyu Edelfelt and Rin's opposite number, Luviagelita Edelfelt.
Luvia previously appeared in the mainline Fate series, most notably in visual novel Fate/hollow ataraxia, as a classmate/rival of Rin at the Mage's Association academy, Clock Tower. Her specialties include use of a pro-wrestling-like martial art.
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Then, Imageepoch developed PSP RPG Fate/EXTRA CCC hits February 21, 2013.
The sequel to the earlier alt-universe Fate/Extra PSP game, which features "Bride" Saber and a mystery girl who looks and is voiced by the same actress as the teen version of Fate/Stay night and Fate/Zero's Sakura Matou, was supposed to hit Japan in Spring.
Like the first game, the player picks a male or female student for their player character master, then they select their Servant partner: "Bride" Saber, Archer, the Fate/Extra Caster... or, new to Fate/EXTRA CCC... "King of Heroes" Gilgamesh.
Newly revealed, the game will feature characters include:
Karna is servant voiced by Koji Yusa (Yoru no Ou from Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka?, Lunatic from Tiger & Bunny). The sun god previously showed up in Fate/Apocrypha
Jineko is a net addict master voiced by Aoi Yūki (Madoka Kaname)
Mysterious servant voiced by Rumi Okubo (YuruYuri's Chinatsu)
SHAFT (Madoka Magica) will be animating the opening for upcoming dungeon role-player Fate/EXTRA CCC. TYPE-MOON writer Kinoko Nasu said that CCC will have more voice acting and story volume than Fate/Extra, also that "eros" and "a girl’s passion" are themes for the story.
Meanwhile, there's a first look at the upcoming Megahouse Fate/zero Lancer figure.