2nd Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel Film Screens in U.S. Theaters in 2019
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Aniplex of America announced during its panel at Anime Expo on Thursday that it will screen Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly, the second film in the Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel anime film trilogy, in theaters in the United States in 2019.
The film will debut in Japan this year.
In addition, Aniplex of America also announced that it will release Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower, the first film, on Blu-ray Disc on November 20.
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower opened at #1 at the Japanese box office by both attendance and box office earnings last October. The film sold a total of 980,000 tickets to earn 1.5 billion yen (about US$13.7 million). The film's regular screenings in Japan expanded to 30 theaters in December and extended to January. The anime also received 4DX and MX4D screenings in Japan beginning on February 3.
The film held its United States premiere at The Theater At Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on November 3. More theaters began screening the film on November 17, with screenings running into mid-December. The film screened in Canada on January 14. The English dub of the first film debuted in theaters in the United States on June 5 and June 7.
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 performed the first 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 television 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: Aniplex USA's Anime Expo panel (Gabriella Ekens)