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Fate/stay night

Fate/stay night

Alternative Titles

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


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


Score: 7.651 (scored by 150180 users)
Ranked: #11262
Popularity: #46
Members: 255,928
Favorites: 4,094
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Raised by a mysterious sorcerer after the horrific death of his parents, Shirou 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, Shirou finds himself performing a spell above his expected ability, summoning the beautiful spirit warrior Saber to protect him! But safety is only momentary as Shirou 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 Shirou and Saber survive long enough to even enter the contest? First they'll have to withstand waves of treachery and assassination, even as Shirou 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

Kawasumi, Ayako
Kawasumi, Ayako
Suwabe, Junichi
Suwabe, Junichi
Emiya, Shirou
Emiya, Shirou
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Noda, Junko
Noda, Junko
Toosaka, Rin
Toosaka, Rin
Ueda, Kana
Ueda, Kana


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

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Episodes  0 / 24
Aired  Jan 7, 2006 to Jun 17, 2006
Status  Finished Airing
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Jun 30, 2009
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.

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
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
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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Oct 8, 2009
This anime feels like a plain retelling of the original story, and those who have played the visual novel game won't find great content in watching it. On the other hand, those who haven't are unlikely to find it any better either - chances are they would find the story and the characters completely uninspiring.

Fate/stay night does not have any horrendous flaws in it, enough to make your watching experience miserable. That said, it will fail to instill many emotions in the viewer and putting the hype aside, I cannot fathom how those new to the Fate/stay night universe might find it anything other than read more
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Action-packed anime with magic-girl as leading cast heavily supported by a guy who only looks out for her safety. 
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It's similiar atmosphere and nice battles too.  
reportRecommended by miku
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
In both animes they got a master whom they are fighting together with to become the last ones left and win the competition. 
reportRecommended by Kyo_Kagami
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. 
reportRecommended by ManteR
-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. 
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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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