At this weekend's Anime Expo, Aniplex of America announced released plans for the domestic version of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] Blu-ray Box Set I and DVD Complete 1st Season, and DURARARA!! x 2 Volumes 1 & 2 (Blu-ray and DVD). Along with this was news that an English dub is being produced for Your Lie in April with Patrick Seitz directing.
The 10th edition of Comp Ace's irregularly published TYPE-MOON spinoff hit Japan on July 1st with news about various multi-media projects inspired by the Fate/stay night visual novel creator. Illustrator/co-founder Takashi Takeuchi offered a look at Return to Avalon, a combination art book and travelogue of his trip to Saber's British homeland. It also updated the plans for long anticipated remake of vampire vidual novel Tsukihime.
The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan manga artist Puyo has been sketching up storm and with the adaptations of his series Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] ending, he's posted a sketch of the latter's Rin. Get a look after the jump.
Fate / stay night [Realta Nua], the 15+ rated port of the original visual novel, released for the PlayStation 2 with the anime cast voicing dialog, in 2006, then for the PS Vita with new Ufotable anime in 2012, was released for Android and iOS with 1280 x 960 resolution on April 25th. TYPE-MOON has now announced the addition of the Sakura "Heaven's Feel" route in addition to previously available Rin "Unlimited Blade Works" and Saber "Fate" routes.
Ufotable has posted a preview of the A3 tapestry illustrated by TYPE-MOON co-founder Takashi Takeuchi, offered with pre-orders for the second box set of Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works] through August 10th. The collection, which features 13 episodes with English subtitles, soundtrack CD, drama CD and 50 page production booklet is selling for 35,000yen + tax ahead of an October 7th release.
Anime Expo has announced gest seven additions from the creators and performers behind Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Work], who will be attending Q&A's and autograph sessions, along with a presentation of the anime's English dub. The special event featuring Aimer and Mashiro Ayano, dub premiere, Special Talk Session and Live Drawing will be July 4th 1PM ~ 3PM. Tickets go on sale Monday at 6PM PDT.
The battle against the King of Heroes is here! The Fifth Holy Grail War is reaching a climax over the next two weeks with Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works] with this week's "Incarnation" and next week's "Infinite Creation of Swords," which will be screened at ufotable's Tokushima theaters. Get a look after the jump.
You'll notice a certain pattern in the latest Newtype character rankings. While Sword Art Online's leads are still clinging to upper slots, both follow Fate/stay night's principal Servants and Masters, with at least one other Fate character sandwiching their bronze spots. See who ranked in the latest issue of the high-profile anime magazine after the jump.
In Tokyo from July 25-28 at Ikebukuro Sunshine City and then in Kobe from August 21-23, a Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works] -Holy Grail’s Atrium exhibit will present life-sized Rin and Archer figures and recreations of scenes such as Archer's summoning, the school hill and the Caster battle. Character goods markers Cospa has announced plans to exhibit Cospatio label cosplay outfits of Rin and Sabers' casual outfits at the event.
During its panel at Animazement, Aniplex of America has detailed the contents of the second Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Limited Edition set. Hit the jump for the details.
Phantasy Star Online 2 has reunited with the Nasu-verse for a new Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] collaboration scratch. After 2013 Fate/stay night and Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA and 2015 hollow ataraxia and ILLYA 2wei! collaborations, the latest features Scenery Pass UBW, King of Knights Formal Wear, men's and women's Homurahara Academy Uniform (with a B form of the latter) and more. Get a look after the jump.
Teased at various figure events earlier this year, the anticipated Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works] Rin Tohsaka (2.0 version) poseable figma is now available for pre-order. The popular mage is joined by Persona 4 Arena's Ultimax Yu Narukami on Good Smile Company's September release schedule. Then, in time for Halloween, Silent Hill's Bubble Head Nurse is due, along with a re-release of the "Red Pyramid Thing."
This weekend, the anime/manga/gaming event Machi ★ Asobi is being held in Tokushima, the neighborhood of anime studio ufotable. Aniplex+ joined in with an exhibition at the ufotable CINEMA of the Saber 10th Anniversary ~ Royal Dress Version figure, which they were taking a limited number of pre-order for a reprint, along with an early look at a prototype of Rin in Archer armor, being produced by Stronger. Get a look after the jump.
A pair of new figures are set to join the collection of doll-sized versions of the Fate series. First, Azone's Hybrid Active Figure 1/3rd scale line adds a Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] Rin Tohsaka in October for 57,240yen. Then, Medicom Toy's Real Action Heroes (who have their own Rin coming), has the Fate/EXTRA RPG's playable Saber (aka Red Saber) coming in January for 26,784yen.
Type-Moon's original Fate/stay night visual novel had three routes: "Fate," "Unlimited Blade Works," and "Heaven's Feel." Ufotable has a a "Heaven's Feel" anime movie adaptation in the works. Joining this, Young Ace magazine has launched an adaptation from Taskohna (the Hyouka manga), debuting in the June issue on May 2nd. Get a look at their promo after the jump.