Aniplex Announces Fate/Zero Blu-Ray, DVD Release Dates








Aniplex of America Set to Release Fate/Zero in a Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD

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SANTA MONICA, CA (July 15, 2013) – This holiday season, Fate/Zero fans are in for a real treat. Recently at their panel at Anime Expo, Aniplex of America Inc. announced their Limited EditionBlu-ray Box Set and Standard Edition DVD release plans for the anime series Fate/Zero. They will feature both Japanese and English dialogue as well as bonus contents. They are scheduled for release at the following dates:

Volume 1 – November 5th

Volume 2 – December 31st

All SKUs are available for pre-order and purchase through and Aniplex’s official retailers ( Each Limited Edition Blu-ray Set will contain the show’s episodes on 3 Blu-ray discs. The set will also feature an Original Soundtrack CD and an exclusive DVD featuring Staff and English cast interviews. In addition, inside the deluxe rigid

box illustrated by TAKASHI TAKEUCHI (Original Character Design) includes the clear BD cases with double-sided wraps and a deluxe booklet. The Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Sets will also include an exclusive Weiβ Schwarz Collectible Card from Bushiroad (while supplies last).

The Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Sets will be distributed in limited quantities and sold while supplies last.

Fate/Zero Blu-ray Box Set I features:

Video: 16:9 widescreen

Audio: Japanese & English dialogue

Subtitles: English and Spanish (OP/ED themes and Bonus contents are English subtitles only)

5 Discs (3BD discs + 1 DVD + 1 CD)

Vol. 1 will feature Episodes 1-13 (330 min.)

Commercials and Trailers

1st Season Textless Opening and Ending

<Exclusive Bonus Materials and Special Packaging>

Original Soundtrack CD1

Exclusive Staff Interview DVD

Deluxe Booklet I

Exclusive Bushiroad’s Weiβ Schwarz Collectible Card #1 (while supplies last)

Rigid Box illustrated by TAKASHI TAKEUCHI (Original Character Design)

Clear BD Cases with 2-sided wraps

Fate/Zero DVD Complete 1st Season features:

Video: 16:9 widescreen

Audio: Japanese & English dialogue

Subtitles: English and Spanish (OP/ED themes and Bonus contents are English subtitles only)

3 DVD discs

Vol. 1 will feature Episodes 1-13 (330 min.)

1st Season Textless Opening and Ending

<Exclusive Bonus Materials and Special Packaging>

Mini Pin-up Poster


3-disc Clear Case with 2-sided wrap

All Fate/Zero Releases can be pre-ordered and purchased at:

Right Stuf:

Official Retailers:

Product number and UPC bar code

Title Street Date SKU # UPC SRP Store
Fate/Zero November 5 AOA-2303B 850527003288 $187.98 $149.98
Blu-ray Box Set 1
Fate/Zero December 31 AOA-2304B 850527003301 $174.98 $139.98
Blu-ray Box Set 2
Fate/Zero DVD November 5 AOA-2303D 850527003295 $87.98 $69.98
Complete 1st Season
Fate/Zero DVD December 31 AOA-2304D 850527003318 $74.98 $59.98
Complete 2nd season

About Fate/Zero

“Fate/Zero” is a visual novel written by Gen Urobuchi (“Madoka Magica”, “Psycho Pass”) and is a prequel to TYPE-MOON’s hit visual novel “Fate/stay night”. The best-selling novel series has since been adapted into a television animated series in 2012, of which each episode directly covers the original novels. Fate/Zero was the first animated series to be simulcasted worldwide in 8 different subtitle languages immediately following its airing in Japan.

About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favoriteDVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Bakemonogatari,

Durarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the Garden of Sinners, Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist, and Blast of Tempest. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Oreshura, Oreimo 2, Fate/Zero, VALVRAVE the Liberator, and Vividred Operation.

About Right Stuf

Currently celebrating its 26th year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation (“anime”) industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, through its online storefront at and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.


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