It is important to say this out of the gate, even more so than with Fate/Apocrypha – this is a film for people who have been watching Fate/Stay Night from the beginning. This, to a large degree, has to do with the structure of the original game. Heaven’s Feel is the third route of the game, played after (in order) the Fate and Unlimited Blade Works routes. Consequently, the story of the route has a lot less focus on explaining the Holy Grail War, Servants, or mages, because you’ve played through the game twice already. Continue reading “Movie Review: Fate/Stay Night – Heaven’s Feel – Part I, Presage Flower”
Let’s make this clear from the beginning – if you’re looking for a gateway to the Fate universe – this isn’t it. While Fate/Apocrypha is set in an alternate timeline which would, in theory, free it from some of the baggage from the original work, this is not even remotely the case. I’ve discussed the first half of the series a few months ago, but now it’s time to talk about the series as a whole. There will be spoilers – so if you haven’t decided to watch the show yet, read that review first. Continue reading “Anime Review: Fate/Apocrypha”
In a few days (as of when this goes live) the second half of Fate/Apocrypha will come out on Netflix. This show was licensed as part of Netflix’s first really large anime licensing initiative, and was split into two chunks, one per “cour” (Japanese TV season) of the show. So, as we wait for the show’s second half, I might as well talk about the first half of the show. Continue reading “Anime Review: Fate/Apocrypha (First Half)”
I’ve previously reviewed the first two Fate anime. Now it’s time to review the third – Ufotable’s adaptation of the second route – Unlimited Blade Works.
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This time I’m taking a look at the Prequel to Fate/Stay Night by Ufotable Continue reading “Anime Video Review: Fate/Zero”
Fate/Grand Order: First Order is the latest of a series of anime that have been adapted from mobile titles, and one of the small handful that received an adaptation contemporaneously or not long before their game’s US release. Continue reading “Anime Review: Fate/Grand Order – First Order”
This time I’m taking a look at the 2005 Anime adaptation of Fate/Stay Night, by Studio DEEN. Continue reading “Anime (Video) Review: Fate/Stay Night (2005)”