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Fate/stay night TV Anime's 3rd Character Ad Highlights Shirō Emiya

posted on by Egan Loo
Anime of original game's 'Unlimited Blade Works' route to premiere on October 4

A third character ad for ufotable's Fate/stay night television anime began airing on Saturday. The ad focuses on Shirō Emiya, "a boy who seeks to become an Ally of Justice." He is one of the Masters in the Holy Grail War, and his Servant is Saber.

The ad features the theme song "ideal white" by Mashiro Ayano.

Shirō: The reason I'm an Ally of justice...
Text: The Holy Grail War that revolves around a miracle
Shirō: I'm Shiro... Shirō Emiya.
Text: The boy who seeks to become an Ally of justice - Shirō Emiya
Shirō: If you're telling me that the reason behind the fire ten years ago was the Holy Grail War, I can't let that kind of thing happen ever again.

The new anime will follow the original game's 'Unlimited Blade Works' route and will premiere on Japanese television on October 4 at midnight. It will be split up into two cours or quarters of the year. The latter half of the anime will premiere in April 2015.

The staff list includes:

Original character designs: Takashi Takeuchi
Director: Takahiro Miura
Character Design: Tomonori Sudō, Hisayuki Tabata, Atsushi Ikariya
Color Key: Emi Chiba, Mika Matsuoka
Art Director: Koji Eto
Director of Photography: Yuichi Terao
3D Director: Kōjirō Shishido
Music: Hideyuki Fukasawa
Animation Production: ufotable

An anime film of the original game's 'Heaven's Feel' route has also been green-lit.

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