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Fate/Apocrypha Novels Get Anime TV Series; PV, Staff, & Visual Released


It’s time to dive even deeper into the world of Type-Moon’s grand epic.

Earlier today, an official website and Twitter account opened to announce that Yuichiro Higashide’s Fate/Apocrypha novels will receive an anime adaptation. The site features a promotional video for the series, which will hit Japanese TV in 2017.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x56yi2d_fate-apocrypha-tv-anime-pv_tv

In addition, the site features a key visual, which you can check out below:

Yoshiyuki Asai will direct the Fate/Apocrypha anime at A-1 Pictures, with Yūkei Yamada providing character designs. Series author Yuichiro Higashide is in charge of series composition, while Masaru Yokoyama (Arakawa Under the Bridge, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) composes the music.

Yuichiro Higashide and Type-Moon kicked off the Fate/Apocrypha novels in 2012. The series spans five volumes, with the final book hitting retailers on December 30, 2014. Higashide kicked off a manga adaptation with illustrator Akira Ishida () on April 15, in the pages of Kadokawa Shoten’s Comp Ace magazine. The first collected volume was officially released in August. The Volume 2 is slated for a January 26 release.

Source: Otakomu

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