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New Trailer & Visual for Fate/Apocrypha Cour 2 Hit the Web


It looks like the hype train’s running at full speed for this new entry into the Fate universe.

Earlier today, the official Fate/Apocrypha anime website updated with a new promotional video and key visual. We break the details down below:

Promo Video

The minute-long trailer offers a look at the new cour in action, with character dialogue framing the core plot elements.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x61qjm8

Key Visual

The new visual features Ruler in the center, holding her blade above her head. Above her is a shot of Sieg, while beneath is Shirou Kotamine.

Fate/Apocrypha will return to Japanese TV on September 30. The following networks will carry the series:

  • Tokyo MX: 9/30 at 24:00 (10/1/2017 at midnight)
  • BS11: 9/30 at 24:00 (10/1/2017 at midnight)
  • Gunma TV: 9/30 at 24:00 (10/1/2017 at midnight)
  • Togi TV: 9/30 at 24:00 (10/1/2017 at midnight)
  • MBS: 10/3/2017 at 27: 30 (10/4/2017 at 3:30AM)
  • Netflix Japan: 10/2

The series will hit Netflix outside of Japan starting November 7.

Yoshiyuki Asai is directing 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: Twitter (FateApocryphaTV)

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