1st Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel Film Tops 1 Billion Yen
posted on by Karen Ressler
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower, the first film in the Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel anime film trilogy, has sold 653,132 tickets to earn 1,002,394,820 yen (about US$8.78 million) as of October 31.
The film opened at #1 at the Japanese box office by both attendance and box office earnings on October 14. It sold 247,509 tickets for 413,030,840 yen (about US$3.69 million) in its first two days for a per-screen average of 3,226,802 yen (US$29,000).
The U.S. premiere event will be held at The Theater At Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on November 3 and tickets are sold out. More theaters will screen the film starting on November 17, with screenings running into mid-December. A list of theaters and dates is available on Aniplex of America's website.
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly, the second film in the trilogy, will debut in 2018.
Tomonori Sudou (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 theme song composer, Fate/Zero music and theme song composer) is composing the music. Takahiro Miura is providing the storyboards. Aimer is performing the film's theme song.
"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.
Source: Animate Times