Singapore-based anime licensor ODEX has announced in a video on Monday the tentative screening dates of Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. spring song anime film in Southeast Asian cinemas.
The company reveals that the anime film is tentatively set to hold its Fan’s screening event in the Philippines exclusively at SM Cinema branches on Saturday, November 21, while its general screening is scheduled for Wednesday, November 25.
The film is also set to be screened in Vietnam and Indonesia in November, while Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia and Myanmar are tentatively set to be released between December 2020 and January 2021.
The company has also announced updated screening dates for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train anime film.
In the Philippines, the fan’s screening event is scheduled for Saturday, November 28, at SM Cinema branches in Masinag (Rizal), Bacoor (Cavite) and San Mateo (Rizal), while the general screening are tentatively set for February 2021.
The film is set to be screened in Singapore this month, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam in December, while Myanmar is tentative set to be released between January to February next year.
The company clarifies that the release dates may be subject to change, possibly due to government guidelines in preventing COVID-19.
In the Philippines, the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has announced in a resolution last June that mass gatherings, which includes movie screenings, will only be allowed in areas under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) status but limited up to 50% of the venue capacity.
The IATF announced in a resolution last August that the entire country has been placed under MGCQ, except for Metro Manila and select provinces and regions, subject to decision by local government units.
Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. spring song
Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel is a three-part anime film series based on the third & final route of the popular visual novel Fate/stay night, developed by Type-Moon for Microsoft Windows devices in 2004.
The first film, presage flower, opened in Japanese cinemas on October 2017, which ODEX screened the film in the Philippines in February the following year.
The second film, lost butterfly, opened in Japanese cinemas in January this year. ODEX screened the film in Philippine cinemas last March.
Tomonori Sudou, who previously worked on the Coyote Ragtime Show anime series, directed the anime film series, while Akira Hiyama worked on the scripts, which was produced by Ufotable.
Yuki Kajiura, who previously worked on the music of several Fate television anime series, handled musical composition and Japanese singer Aimer performed the theme song for the final film “Haru wa Yuku”.
The Japanese voice cast were lead by Noriko Shitaya (“Chelsea” Coyote Ragtime Show) as “Sakura Mato” and Noriaki Sugiyama (“Sasuke Uchiha”, Naruto) as “Shiro Emiya”.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is an anime film based on the hit manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge, which is being published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since February 2016 and currently has 22 volumes.
The anime film is based on the “Infinite Train” arc, which is on the manga’s seventh volume. The film was released in Japanese cinemas on Friday, October 16.
The main staff of the television anime, including director Haruo Sotozaki and character designer Akira Matsushima, returns to work on the upcoming film, which will be produced by anime studio ufotable. The film’s distribution will be handled by Toho and Aniplex.
The television anime’s voice casts, which includes Natsuki Hanae (as Tanjiro Kamado) and Akari Kito (as Nezuko Kamado), will reprise their respective roles in the anime film, where they will be joined by Daisuke Hirakawa (“Rei Ryugazaki”, Free! Iwatobi Swim Club) as “Enmu”.