Aniplex of America Inc. announced that the Fate/stay night (Unlimited Blade Works) - Blu-ray Disc Box I will be imported from Japan and released in North America on March 25th, 2015. This highly anticipated release, featuring thirteen episodes with unaired, new footage, all subtitled in English over five Blu-ray discs, will be released simultaneously with Japan’s release date. More after the jump.
The currently running Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is planned as a split cour production, with this fall's season picked up with a second half launched in April. There's also a movie based on the original visual novel's Heaven's Feel route in the work. The first part concludes December 27th, and, as with the episodes 0 and 1, this finale will be a double sized, hour long episode.
The long awaited Nendoroid of Archer from Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is here. To commemorate, Good Smile Companyare letting the fans choose which background will be used on his packaging More after the jump.
From tiny 4' 3" Illya to diminutive 5' Saber (she's short!) to towering 8'3" Berserker, Aniplex Plus is now offerinf live-sized standees of the cast of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]. 25 are on sale through January 9th. Each is printed with 4c color on 5mm styrene board with price varying along with the height. Get a look after the jump.
Anime studio ufotable has posted an English version of their blog post explaining the differences that will be seen between the broadcast and Blu-ray versions of Fate/stay night. Using episode eight as an example, their digital team compares the Master (no pun intended, probably) edition to the versions filtered for TV. Get a look after the jump.
In the November issue of Newtype, Asuna's deathgrip of the top anime magazine's character rankings slipped long enough for Sinon to take her place. In the December issue, they both got knocked down a peg as the Sword Art Online dominance was finally ended by everyone's favorite servant. Get a look after the jump.
Two hot heroines du jour are set to join Medicom Toy's 30cm Real Action Heroes premium figure line. Fate/stay night's tsundere star Rin Tohsaka and KanColle's hungry aircraft carrier Akagi are both scheduled for July 2015 release, with the two selling for 25,488 Akagi yen each. Get a look after the jump.
Judging from the NicoNico viewer satisfaction relating, it looks like the Japanese reaction to Fate/stay night [Unlimited Bladeworks] would have to be described as "overwhelmingly positive." Now, as the series moves past the hour long opening episodes, a new promo looks at episodes #2 and #3. Get a look after the jump.