Another Day, Another Holy Grail War
Whether you are a diehard fan of the original visual novel, fell in love with the anime adaptions of Fate/Zero and Unlimited Blade Works or are just looking to check out a new fantasy anime, then prepare to be elated.
According to an article on Anime News Network, the first in the trilogy of Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel movies will be theatrically released at select venues in the United States.
Aniplex of America announced at its panel at Crunchyroll Expo on Saturday that it will release the first Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel film theatrically in the United States. The company has not yet announced theater locations or dates
The film, Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. presage flower, will be the first in a three-part film series. The film will premiere in theaters in Japan on October 14.
Aniplex of America describes the story:
“The boy wished to protect the girl. That was his thought. 10 years after the Holy Grail War—a battle waged by Masters and Servants over the wish-granting container, the Holy Grail—another war breaks out in Fuyuki City. Shirou Emiya—the adopted son of Kiritsugu Emiya, a participant of the previous Holy Grail War—resolves to fight, carrying out Kiritsugu’s dying wish.
There’s a young girl by Shirou’s side who’s in love with him—Sakura Matou. Every morning, she goes to Shirou’s house to make breakfast and dinner for him, bringing kindness into the life of a boy utterly alone in the world. But once the Holy Grail War starts, there’s a change in the air in Fuyuki City. Murders abound across the city, and the atmosphere grows ominous. Shirou decides to shelter Sakura in his home.
Along with Saber, the Servant he summons, Shirou allies himself with the magus Rin Tohsaka and takes part in the Holy Grail War. But the battle starts to go awry as secret maneuvers by unseen forces are put into play.”
Saber groupies, your time has come once again.
For ever more heavenly feels, be sure to check out the theatrical trailer below.