Fate/Grand Order: Zettai Majū Sensen Babylonia Anime's Video Reveals October Premiere
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Fate/Grand Order: Zettai Majū Sensen Babylonia (Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia), the television anime adaptation of the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game's "Dai Nana Tokuiten Zettai Majū Sensen Babylonia" (Order VII: The Absolute Frontline in the War Against the Demonic Beasts: Babylonia) story, unveiled a new promotional video and visual for the anime on Sunday. The video reveals the anime's October premiere date. (Note: The YouTube video on the website is region-locked to Japan. The anime's official Twitter account is streaming a region-free version of the video, embedded below.)
The site also revealed new staff members:
- Sub-Character Designer: Shōta Iwasaki
- Creature Designer: Megumi Kouno
- Prop Design: Kouta Michishita
- Action Director: Megumi Kouno, Toya Ooshima
- Technical Director: Yohei Miyahara
- Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa
- Art Director: Hisayo Usui, Satoru Hirayanagi
- Color Setting: Kazuko Nakashima
- Director of Photography: Yūya Sakuma
- 3DCG: GEMBA
- 3D Director: Hisashi Egawa, Toru Shinozaki
- Editing: Akinori Mishima
- Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
The anime's cast includes:
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Ritsuka Fujimaru
Rie Takahashi as Mashu Kyrielight and Ayako Kawasumi as Fou
Tomokazu Seki as Gilgamesh
Yu Kobayashi as Enkidu
Kana Ueda as Ishtar
Takahiro Sakurai as Merlin
Yuu Asakawa as Ana
Kenichi Suzumura as Romani Archaman
Maaya Sakamoto as Leonardo Da Vinci
CloverWorks (DARLING in the FRANXX, Persona 5 The Animation) is producing the television anime series, with lead character designer Takeshi Takeuchi (Fate anime franchise). Toshifumi Akai (assistant director DARLING in the FRANXX, Porter Robinson's "Shelter" director) is directing the series, with assistant director Miyuki Kuroki (The [email protected] SideM director). Tomoaki Takase (Occultic;Nine, Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend) is the character designer. Keita Haga (Fate/Stay night theme song lyrics) and Ryo Kawasaki (Fate/Grand Order: First Order) are composing the music.
The game is also inspiring a two-part anime film project. Fate/Grand Order Shinsei Entaku Ryōiki Camelot: Wandering: Agateram and Fate/Grand Order Shinsei Entaku Ryōiki Camelot: Paladin: Agateram will adapt the "Dai Roku Tokuiten Shinsei Entaku Ryōiki: Camelot" (Order VI: The Sacred Round Table Realm: Camelot) story from the game.
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.
Update: Aniplex confirmed with ANN that the anime's official English title is Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia.
Sources: AnimeJapan 2019 stage presentation, Fate/Grand Order: Zettai Majū Sensen Babylonia anime's website
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