Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour Event Launches in February
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it is launching Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019, an event focused on the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game. The first event will take place at the California Market Center in Los Angeles on February 23 and 24. The tour will continue with booths in various anime conventions throughout 2019, including Anime Central on May 17-19, Anime Expo on July 4-7, Anime Weekend Atlanta on October 31-November 3, and Anime NYC on November 15-17.
The opening event in Los Angeles will include voice actors Kana Ueda (Rin Tohsaka, Ishtar) and Satoshi Tsuruoka (Arash, Gilles de Rais, Caligula Spartacus), as well as Fate/Grand Order producer Yōsuke Shiokawa as panel guests. The event will also feature a monument setpiece, a Noble Phantasm display area, a memorial message wall, a photo op area, the Fate/Grand Order VR Experience, a play area for the Fate/Grand Order Duel -collection figure- board game, and other stage events.
Aniplex released the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game in Japan in summer 2015. The game received an English release in the United States and Canada in June 2017. The series has spawned numerous animated projects, including an upcoming TV anime adaptation and two-part film project. The game earned an estimated 9 billion yen (US$82 million) in September 2018.
Source: Press release