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Fate/stay night

Fate/stay night

Alternative Titles

English: Fate/stay night
Synonyms: Fate - Stay Night
Japanese: Fate/stay night

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2006 to Jun 17, 2006
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.671 (scored by 143630 users)
Ranked: #10672
Popularity: #44
Members: 242,205
Favorites: 4,004
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

action drama fantasy romance supernatural

Synopsis

Raised by a mysterious sorcerer after the horrific death of his parents, Shiro Emiya has only just begun to help others using the small tidbits of magic that he's learned. However, when he's suddenly caught in a battle between two more powerful Magus, Shiro finds himself performing a spell above his expected ability, summoning the beautiful spirit warrior Saber to protect him! But safety is only momentary as Shiro and Saber now find themselves thrust into in a secret world of dark magic and deadly challenges: a no-holds barred duel to the death known as the Holy Grail War! At stake: a prize of unimaginable power. But can the inexperienced Shiro and Saber survive long enough to even enter the contest? First they'll have to withstand waves of treachery and assassination, even as Shiro scrambles to learn everything he'll need to know to stay alive as seven teams of Magus and Spirit Servants face off in mortal combat!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Fate/stay night
Alternative version: Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Prototype, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV), Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel
Summary: Fate/stay night TV Reproduction
Character: Carnival Phantasm
Prequel: Fate/Zero 2nd Season
Alternative setting: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya

Characters & Voice Actors

Saber
Saber
Main
Kawasumi, Ayako
Japanese
Kawasumi, Ayako
Higgins, Kate
English
Higgins, Kate
...
Archer
Archer
Main
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese
Suwabe, Junichi
O'Brien, Liam
English
O'Brien, Liam
...
Emiya, Shirou
Emiya, Shirou
Main
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Japanese
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Noda, Junko
Japanese
Noda, Junko
...
Toosaka, Rin
Toosaka, Rin
Main
Ueda, Kana
Japanese
Ueda, Kana
Lee, Mela
English
Lee, Mela
...

Staff

Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Shigeru
Episode Director
Yoshida, Shunji
Episode Director
Okada, Mari
Script



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Jun 30, 2009
711
Just finished this show a couple of moments ago, the hype I got before watching this was IMENSE, but after sitting trough it all I can definitely see where it comes from... for the better and the worse.

I will refrain myself from commenting on the show before I give my view on specific issues. I will try my best to refrain myself from spoilers, but rest assured, some will exist SO if you didn`t watch it yet you are better jumping straight to my conclusion.

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In simple words it’s GORGEOUS. If you take into account it’s from 2006 it gets even better, surely nothing that year read more
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Oct 30, 2008
Splitter
Fate/Stay Night is a bit of a sore spot for me. It's the first time I ever sat down, giddy to watch a certain series and came away scratching my head thinking "this is what all the commotion was about?" But in all fairness, Fate/Stay Night is not a terrible anime, just a very overrated one.

The story takes place in modern-day Japan, revolving around a boy named Shirou Emiya and has reluctant participation in a city-wide battle royale known as the Holy Grail War. While this sounds like a shounen set-up, Fate is rather talkative. Scratch that, Fate is way too talkative for its own read more
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Jun 19, 2008
turkeymeister
In an earlier review, Bluesnow talked about how despite being a good anime, F/SN has a tradition of being overrated. I pretty much agree with this sentiment. This is a good anime, but it definitely has plenty of areas that could be improved.

The plot of this series, is to be honest, pretty horrible. It's extremely linear, it's pretty boring, and there isn't really very much in terms of plot twists or suspense. And what little they had, which was more towards the end of the series, was executed rather badly with bad pacing and ass pulls galore. In mitigation, this was likely caused by read more
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Mar 1, 2015
WhatIsLyfe
Hey you! Yes, you there! Do you want to see a review of Fate/Stay Night from somebody that is not a butthurt fan-boy? Come click expand more already! I promise you will be entertained and informed of this series with no spoilers! Well? What'chu waiting for?

Story-4/10
Before i start, i just want to say that apparently this series is demographized as a Seinen anime, but the way that this anime was made is barely border-line shounen. If not for the violence, i could give this to little kids to watch...

What irks me the most is that this anime is all over the place, yes, the series read more
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Recommendations

Action-packed anime with magic-girl as leading cast heavily supported by a guy who only looks out for her safety.
reportRecommended by VK11 - Add to favorites
In both animes they got a master whom they are fighting together with to become the last ones left and win the competition.
It's similiar atmosphere and nice battles too.
reportRecommended by miku - Add to favorites
Both series originaly derive from visual novels by Type-Moon. The stories are also somewhat similar, both featuring a teenage boy being drawn into a conflict, supported by many female characters, and both series have strong female main characters.
reportRecommended by Baman - Add to favorites
These are both fantasy anime about a man who has a contract with a rather skilled girl that comes from nowhere. Moreover, the guy seems really useless at the beginning but will begin to fight along with her.
-Both animes are about receiving or meeting a third party to supply you with powers to fight in a survival game, and aim to defeat the other parties to win the game.

Opening Theme

#1: "disillusion" by Tainaka Sachi (eps 1-14)
#2: "Kirameku Namida wa Hoshi ni (きらめく涙は星に)" by Tainaka Sachi (eps 15-23)

Ending Theme

#1: "Anata ga Ita Mori (あなたがいた森)" by Jyukai (eps 1-13, 15-23)
#2: "Hikari (ヒカリ)" by Jyukai (ep 14)
#3: "Kimi to no Ashita (君との明日)" by Tainaka Sachi (ep 24)

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