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EGOIST, GARNiDELiA Perform Fate/Apocrypha Anime's Theme Songs

posted on 2017-05-06 00:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime based on novel series debuts in July in Japan on TV, Netflix

The official website for the television anime adaptation of TYPE-MOON and Yuichiro Higashide's Fate/Apocrypha novels announced on Saturday that EGOIST and GARNiDELiA will perform the show's theme songs. EGOIST will perform the opening theme song "Eiyū Unmei no Uta" (The Song of a Hero's Fate), and GARNiDELiA will perform the ending theme song.

EGOIST previously performed theme songs for Guilty Crown, the three Project Itoh films, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, and both seasons of Psycho-Pass, among others. GARNiDELiA previously performed theme songs for Kill la Kill, Qualidea Code, The irregular at magic high school, and Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo, among others.

The show will premiere in July and will air on Tokyo MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, and MBS. The series will also exclusively stream on Netflix.

The show stars:

  • Maaya Sakamoto as Ruler
  • Natsuki Hanae as Sieg
  • Junichi Suwabe as Saber of Black
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Shirō Kotomine
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Saber of Red
  • Saori Hayami as Archer of Red
  • Koji Yusa as Lancer of Red
  • Makoto Furukawa as Rider of Red
  • Tetsu Inada as Caster of Red
  • Satoshi Tsuruoka as Berserker of Red
  • Kei Shindou as Assassin of Red
  • Shunsuke Takeuchi as Archer of Black
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Lancer of Black
  • Rumi Ookubo as Rider of Black
  • Mitsuru Miyamoto as Caster of Black
  • Ai Nonaka as Berserker of Black
  • Sakura Tange as Assassin of Black

Higashide himself is in charge of the anime's series scripts, and Yoshiyuki Asai (Charlotte) is directing at A-1 Pictures. Yūkei Yamada is adapting Ototsugu Konoe's original character designs for animation. Masaru Yokoyama (The Lost Village, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Nobunaga Concerto) is composing music.

In the story, there was once a Holy Grail War waged by seven Mages and Heroic Spirits in a town called Fuyuki. However, a certain Mage took advantage of the chaos of World War II to steal a Holy Grail. Several decades have passed, and the Yggdmillennia family, who took upon the Holy Grail as its symbol, defected from the Mages' Association and declared their independence. Furious, the Association sent a force to deal with the Yggdmillennia, but they were defeated by the summoned Servants. With the Holy Grail War system changed, war at an unprecedented scale, with seven versus seven, breaks out. And so, the curtain rises on the epoch-making Great Holy Grail War.


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