Fate/Extra Last Encore Anime's TV Ad Previews T.M. Revolution's Opening Song

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Series premieres on January 27, followed by "exclusive" Netfix streaming

The official website for Fate/Extra Last Encore, the television anime of the Fate/Extra game, began streaming a 15-second commercial on Friday. The video features the anime's opening theme song "Bright Burning Shout," performed by Takanori Nishikawa (T.M. Revolution). (Note: The linked video above is region-locked to Japan.)

The series will premiere at 24:00 on January 27 (effectively midnight on January 28) on the Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11 channels. It will then debut at 27:30 on January 30 (3:30 a.m. on January 31) on MBS. The anime will "exclusively" stream on Netflix beginning on January 31. The anime's official website does not specify if the exclusivity is for inside Japan, outside Japan, or both.

The show will star:

  • Atsushi Abe as Hakuno Kishinami
  • Sakura Tange as Saber
  • Urara Takano as Rider
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Archer
  • Ai Nonaka as Caster
  • Kunihiko Yasui as Berserker
  • Takahiro Mizushima as Gawain
  • Kana Ueda as Rin Tohsaka
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Shinji Matō
  • Noriko Shitaya as Sakura Matō

Akiyuki Simbo (March comes in like a lion, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) is the chief director of the anime at the studio SHAFT. Yukihiro Miyamoto (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Arakawa Under the Bridge) is serving as series director. Along with Hiroki Yamamura, Masaaki Takiyama (Tokyo ESP, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!) is designing the characters based on Rco Wada's (Wadarco) original designs and serving as chief animation director. Type-Moon and Marvelous are credited for the original game and original Fate/stay night creator Kinoko Nasu is handling series composition. Satoru Kousaki (Bakemonogatari, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) is composing the music.

Additional staff members include:

  • Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Hiroki Yamamura
  • Action Director: Kazuhiro Miwa
  • Art Director: Takuma Mochizuki
  • Color Key: Jin Hibino
  • CG Director: Shinya Takano
  • Director of Photography: Takayuki Aizu
  • Editor: Rie Matsubara
  • Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
  • Sound Production: Rakuonsha

Marvelous Entertainment and Type-Moon released the Fate/Extra PlayStation Portable game in Japan in 2010. Aksys Games released the game in North America in November 2011. The Fate/Extra CCC companion game shipped in Japan on the PSP in March 2013.

Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.

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