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Preview: FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS] Blu-ray

Aniplex of America Inc. announced at their industry panel at Anime Expo their plans for their domestic release along with the list of its English cast members of the epic masterpiece FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS].

Aniplex of America Inc. has confirmed that the first season will be available in both a Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set and Complete 1st Season DVD Set August 25th. Pre-orders for both SKUs will be available starting today on the official U.S. FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS] homepage for North, Central and South America.

Both versions of the release will feature the entire first season (episodes #00-#12) uncut with the original Japanese and English audio with English and Spanish subtitles. Bonus contents include the textless opening and ending sequences. In addition to all the features mentioned above, the Limited Edition will also include the Original Soundtrack I, a 24-page deluxe booklet and an exclusive collectible Weis Schwarz PR card while supplies last. The Limited Edition will also include a double-sided wrap for the Blu-ray case and a beautiful chipboard box featuring an illustration by the original character designer, Takashi Takeuchi. All 13 episodes will be featured across a total of 4 Blu-rays for the best visual experience.

Aniplex of America Inc. also unveiled the English dub trailer to announce the cast members of this fan-favorite anime title. The trailer demonstrated a star-studded cast list including Bryce Papenbrook (SWORD ART ONLINE, BLUE EXORCIST) voicing the role of Shirou Emiya, Mela Lee (FATE/ZERO, DURARARA!!) as Rin Tohsaka, Kaiji Tang (KILL la KILL, MAGI: THE KINGDOM OF MAGIC) as Archer, Kari Wahlgren (FATE/ZERO, DURARARA!!) as Saber, and Crispin Freeman (FATE/ZERO, DURARARA!!) as Kirei Kotomine.

FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS]

Fuyuki City — a city surrounded by the ocean and the mountains becomes the setting for an age-old ritual. Seven masters are given control of heroic spirits in order to realize the mythical Holy Grail, which is said to grant its owner any wish. These heroic spirits or servants represent legendary heroes of various classes: “Saber,” “Lancer,” “Archer,” “Rider,” “Caster,” “Assassin,” and “Berserker.” Each master will enter into a contract with their chosen servants and battle the others to the death until only one pair remains… This is the “Holy Grail War.”

The young and capable mage, Rin Tohsaka, prepares for her long-awaited Fifth Holy Grail War to begin… With her servant Archer, Rin enters the Holy Grail War as the sole heir to the prestigious Tohsaka family after her father’s death. But when Shirou Emiya, a boy from Rin’s school, unwittingly becomes a Master and is fatally wounded in battle, she has no choice but to save him. With Shirou and his servant Saber, Rin sets out to strike down the conspiracies surrounding the Holy Grail War. Will the Holy Grail bless Rin and Shirou’s path toward victory or will they be cursed with defeat?

■ STAFF
Original Story: Kinoko Nasu / TYPE-MOON
Director: Takahiro Miura
Original Character Design: Takashi Takeuchi
Character Design: Tomonori Sudo, Hisayuki Tabata, Atsushi Ikariya
Color Setting: Emi Chiba, Mika Matsuoka
Art Director: Koji Eto
Director of Photography: Yuichi Terao
Music: Hideyuki Fukasawa
3D Director: Kōjirō Shishido
Animation Production: ufotable

Opening Theme Song: “ideal white” by Mashiro Ayano (Ariola Japan)
Ending Theme Song: “believe” by Kalafina (SME Records)
Insert Song: “THIS ILLUSION” by LiSA (Aniplex)

■ CAST (Japanese / English)
Shirou Emiya: Noriaki Sugiyama / Bryce Papenbrook
Rin Tohsaka: Kana Ueda / Mela Lee
Saber: Ayako Kawasumi / Kari Wahlgren
Archer:Junichi Suwabe / Kaij Tang
Sakura Matou: Noriko Shitaya / Cristina Vee
Illyasviel von Einzbern: Mai Kadowaki / Stephanie Sheh
Souichirou Kuzuki: Masaki Terasoma / Lex Lang
Lancer: Nobutoshi Kanna / Tony Oliver
Caster: Atsuko Tanaka / Megan Hollingshead
Assassin: Shinichiro Miki / Todd Haberkorn
Rider: Yu Asakawa / Melissa Fahn
Taiga Fujimura: Miki Ito / Julie Ann Taylor
Shinji Matou: Hiroshi Kamiya / Kyle McCarley
Issei Ryudo: Mitsuaki Madono / Robbie Daymond
Kirei Kotomine: Joji Nakata / Crispin Freeman
Kiritsugu Emiya: Rikiya Koyama / Matthew Mercer
Blond Servant: Tomokazu Seki / David Earnest
Shirou Emiya (Child): Junko Noda / Mona Marshall
Ayako Mitsuzuri: Fumie Mizusawa / Brina Palencia
Yukika Saegusa: Eri Nakao / Jessica DiCicco
Kaede Makidera: Michiru Yuimoto / Erica Lindbeck
Kane Himuro: Rie Nakagawa / Dorothy Fahn

English Voice Director & ADR Script Writer: Tony Oliver

Both SKUs of FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS] can be pre-ordered and purchased at Right Stuf and Aniplex’s official retailers Anime Jungle.

Right Stuf pre-order links: Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set I DVD Complete 1st Season

FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS] Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set I
Street Date: August 25, 2015
SKU #: AOA-6305B
UPC: 851822006141
SRP: $219.98

Disc Specs
• Total of six discs: 5 Blu-ray discs + 1 Soundtrack CD
• UNCUT Episodes #00-#12 (total of 13 episodes)
• Language: Japanese & English
• Subtitles: English & Spanish
• Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
• Total Run Time: 420 Min
• Rating : 13 UP

Blu-ray Extras
• Trailer / TV Spot / CM / PV Collections
• Textless Opening
• Textless Ending

Bonus Materials & Package
• Original Soundtrack I
• Exclusive Weis Schwarz Collectible PR Card (while supplies last)
• 24-page Deluxe Booklet
• Package illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi (Original Character Design)
• Clear BD Cases with 2-sided Wraps

FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS] DVD Complete 1st Season
Street Date: August 25, 2015
SKU #: AOA-6305D
UPC: 851822006158
SRP: $99.98

Disc Specs
• Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
• Subtitles: English & Spanish
• Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
• Episodes: UNCUT Episodes #00-#12 (total of 13 episodes)
• Number of Discs: 3 DVD Discs
• Total Run Time: Approx. 420 min.
• Rating: 13UP

Bonus Content
• Textless Opening
• Textless Ending

 

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