1st Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel Film Reveals Full Title, October 14 Premiere

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1st film in trilogy subtitled "presage flower"

The "Fate Project 2017" stage event at AnimeJapan 2017 announced the full title and the premiere date of the first film in the three-part Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel anime film project on Sunday. The first film is titled Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower and will premiere in theaters in Japan on October 14.

The staff of the Fate/stay night franchise announced last March that the film project will be split into three separate films, with the first premiering sometime in 2017. The advance ticket page for the TOHO CINEMAS Kinshicho theater in Tokyo previously briefly listed the first film's opening date as September 30. The project was initially announced in 2014 as a single film.

Tomonori Sudō (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Zero animation director) is directing the films, and ufotable is animating the work. Yuki Kajiura (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Zero) is composing the music. The initial announcement revealed that Takahiro Miura was providing the storyboards.

Note: The summary below reveals spoilers about the Fate/stay night story. Highlight to read.

[The story of the film will revolve around Sakura Matō, the younger sister by blood to Rin Tohsaka, but when she was young, Sakura was sent to the Matō household as an adopted daughter. There, she was given torturous training in order to give her powerful magic powers. Sakura was not supposed to enter the Holy Grail War, but due to her getting into a romantic relationship with Shirō, the passion hidden within herself and her mental restraints go berserk. Sakura becomes a large game-changer in the Holy Grail War, and forces Shirō to walk toward a cruel fate.]

"Heaven's Feel" is a route from the original Fate/stay night visual novel. A manga adaptation of the route launched in May 2015.

The TV anime adaptation of Fate/stay night's 'Unlimited Blade Works' route premiered in October 2014. The initial Fate/stay night anime premiered in 2005.

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