With a planned October 17th, 2015 release date for the second cour of Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works set by Aniplex Japan, the 35,000 yen box set now has something a bit extra to it. While we knew that the second half of the season was goign to include a couple of CDs with it, it’s now been revealed that the set will include a ten minute short as well as it adapts the “sunny day” alternate ending from the original game. It’ll be produced by the same team that did the show so it’s expected to hit all the right notes in terms of continuity with what was presented during the broadcast season.
Based on the original story by Konoko Nasu and Type-Moon, the series is directed by Takahiro Miuria with character designs by Tomonori Sudo and hisayuki Tabata. The series stars Noriaki Sugiyama as Shirou Emiya, Ayako Kawasumi as Saber, Kana Ueda as Rin Tohsaka, Junichi Suwabe as Archer, Noriko Shitaya as Sakura Matou, Mai Kadowaki as Illyasviel von Einzbern, Nobutoshi Canna as Lancer, Miki Itou as Taiga Fujimura, Jouji Nakata as Kirei Kotomine and Rikiya Koyama as Kiritsugu Emiya.
Plot concept: Fuyuki City—a city surrounded by the ocean and the mountains becomes the setting for an age-old ritual. To realize the mythical Holy Grail, which is said to grant any wish from its possessor, seven masters are given seven heroic spirits chosen by the Grail. These heroic spirits or servants are: “Saber,” “Lancer,” “Archer,” “Rider,” “Caster,” “Assassin,” “Berserker.” Each master will enter into a contract with their assigned servants and battle the other masters and servants to the death until only one pair remains… This is the “Holy Grail War.” The Battle Begins Fall 2014. 『Unlimited Blade Works』 This story focuses primarily on the heroine Rin Tohsaka. After her father’s death, Rin enters the Holy Grail War as the sole heir to the prestigious Tohsaka Household, with her servant Archer. But, she soon finds out that Shirou Emiya, a boy from her high school has gotten himself involved in the battles and unexpectedly saves him when he is fatally injured. Before long, Rin sets out to strike down the conspiracies surrounding the Holy Grail War along with Shirou and his summoned servant Saber. And so, the story begins to explore the truth behind Shirou’s powers and the nature behind his unyielding will to become a “hero.”
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