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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
Premiered: Winter 2006
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:30 (JST)
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 230,411 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #66
Members: 411,817
Favorites: 5,266
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Synopsis

After a mysterious inferno kills his family, Shirou is saved and adopted by Kiritsugu Emiya, who teaches him the ways of magic and justice.

One night, years after Kiritsugu's death, Shirou is cleaning at school, when he finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly encounter between two superhumans known as Servants. During his attempt to escape, the boy is caught by one of the Servants and receives a life-threatening injury. Miraculously, he survives, but the same Servant returns to finish what he started. In desperation, Shirou summons a Servant of his own, a knight named Saber. The two must now participate in the Fifth Holy Grail War, a battle royale of seven Servants and the mages who summoned them, with the grand prize being none other than the omnipotent Holy Grail itself.

Fate/stay night follows Shirou as he struggles to find the fine line between a hero and a killer, his ideals clashing with the harsh reality around him. Will the boy become a hero like his foster father, or die trying?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Staff

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


Edit 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)

Edit 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)




More reviewsReviews

Jun 30, 2009
711 (All reviews)
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
Oct 30, 2008
Splitter (All reviews)
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
Jul 7, 2007
Legion17 (All reviews)
This has to be one of the best animes I have seen a while. This review may come out a bit biased as I just finished the series and remain blown away by it. Fate/Stay Night (F/SN) is a seinen about a magical war between 7 magi and their powerful servants who were great heroes and demigods from across time. The Heroes are all mythological figures which give background to their motivation although only the main character\'s servant is ever fully explored. The story lacks in that regard but can be easily supplemented through wikipedia. The message of the story was clear by the end read more
Jun 19, 2008
turkeymeister (All reviews)
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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