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Lord El-Melloi II Case Files Anime's Trailer Streamed with English Subtitles

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Fate franchise spinoff had "episode 0" in December, will continue in July

Aniplex of America began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note, the anime adaptation of Makoto Sanda's Lord El-Melloi II-sei no Jikenbo (The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II) mystery novel spinoff series for Type-Moon's Fate franchise, on Wednesday.

The series will premiere in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and MBS in July 2019. "Episode 0" of the anime premiered during the television special on December 31.

Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs in Japan. "Episode 0" is available in North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

The anime's cast includes:

Daisuke Namikawa as Lord El-Melloi II

Reina Ueda as Gray


Daisuke Ono as Add


Inori Minase as Reines El-Melloi Archisorte

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Flat Escardos

Seiichirō Yamashita as Svin Glascheit

Yūsuke Kobayashi as Caules Forvedge Yggdmillennia

Namikawa, Matsuoka, and Kobayashi are reprising their roles from previous anime in the franchise.

The anime will adapt the "Rail Zeppelin" story from the novels and also include original content.

Makoto Katō (Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation, Bloom Into You) is directing the series at TROYCA. Ukyō Kodachi (Chaos Dragon, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) is in charge of series composition. Jun Nakai (GATE, Silver Spoon) is designing the characters. Ei Aoki (Fate/Zero director) is credited as supervisor.

The novels center on the titular character Lord El-Melloi II, the adult Waver Velvet from Fate/Zero, and successor of Kayneth, as well as Lord El-Melloi II's apprentice Gray. The story takes place in the Clock Tower, the Mage's Association's headquarters in England. There, Lord El-Melloi II and Gray solve various mysteries of a magical nature surrounding the Mage's Association.

Sanda published the first novel in the series in December 2014. The eighth novel shipped in Japan on August 12, and the ninth novel shipped on December 31. Tō Azuma launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine in October 2017, and Kadokawa published the manga's the third volume on January 10.

Source: Aniplex of America's YouTube channel


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