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New Fate/stay night Anime Gets Simultaneous Premiere in 5 Countries

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Premiere of Unlimited Blade Works TV anime screens in Los Angeles, Paris, Nuremberg, Seoul

The official website for ufotable's Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works television anime announced on Wednesday that premiere screenings of the anime will be held in seven different locales: Japan's Tokyo, Osaka, and Tokushima prefecture, Los Angeles, California in the United States, Paris, France, Nuremberg, Germany, and Seoul, South Korea. All seven screenings will be held at the same time on September 28.

The screenings held in Japan will star special guests related to the project, with Tokyo's showing featuring director Takahiro Miura, character designer and animation director Tomonori Sudō, voice of Shirō Emiya Noriaki Sugiyama, and voice of Saber Ayako Kawasumi. Osaka's showing will star Rin Tohsaka voice actress Kana Ueda and voice of Kirei Kotomine Jouji Nakata. Tickets to the Japanese screenings will cost 2,000 yen (about US$20), and will be available to apply to purchase on September 13.

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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