The new Fate/stay night anime premiering this fall will feature the Unlimited Blade Works route of the original visual novel game, the cast and staff of the series announced in a press conference last week.
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works will be presented in two cours (12-episode parts), with the first part premiering on October 04 and the second one in April 2015.
Also announced in the event were the staff of the upcoming adaptation of the popular franchise, which include:
Director: Takahiro Miura Character Design: Tomonori Sudou, Hisayuki Tabata, Atsushi Ikariya Color Key: Emi Chiba, Mika Matsuoka Art Director: Koji Eto Director of Photography: Yuichi Terao 3D Director: Kojiro Shishido Music: Hideyuki Fukasawa Animation Production: ufotable
Newcomer Mashiro Ayano is set to sing the anime’s first opening theme song, entitled “ideal white”, while highly-popular musical group Kalafina will perform the first ending theme.
The press conference also unveiled a new key visual for the upcoming adaptation.
Fate/stay night is a popular franchise based from the adult visual novel game developed by Type-Moon in 2004.
An anime adaptation of the franchise was first aired in 2006, which was produced by Studio DEEN. The series was directed by Yuji Yamaguchi, who also directed the 1999 sci-fi anime Angel Links, while Full Metal Panic! series scriptwriter Fumihiko wrote the scripts, and Takuya Sato, who directed titles like Steins;Gate and Say “I Love You.”, supervised in the scriptwriting. Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia aired the series in June 2007.
Yamaguchi and his staff also produced the anime movie adaptation of Unlimited Blade Works, which was released in Japan on January 2010.
The popular franchise also has several adaptations including the popular Fate/Zero, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya and several video games.