Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note

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Synonyms: Lord El-Melloi II Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note
Japanese: ロード・エルメロイⅡ世の事件簿 -魔眼蒐集列車 Grace note-


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Notes
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: TROYCA
Source: Light novel
Genres: FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.361 (scored by 3524535,245 users)
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Ranked: #20612
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Popularity: #1287
Members: 100,558
Favorites: 280
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Ten years after facing defeat in the Fourth Holy Grail War, Waver Velvet, now Lord El Melloi II, teaches classes at the Clock Tower—the center of education for mages. However, his new status as "Lord" comes with a caveat: obey the orders of Reines, the younger sister of the deceased Kayneth El Melloi, until she is old enough to rule the House of El Melloi.

Waver, along with his mysterious apprentice Gray, takes on a series of cases assigned by Reines and the Mages Association. With each case proving to be more complex than the last, could there be more to the Clock Tower than meets the eye, and what secrets does Reines hide?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Katou, Makoto
Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kodachi, Ukyou
Script, Series Composition
Miwa, Kiyomune


Opening Theme

"starting the case: Rail Zeppelin" by Yuki Kajiura

Ending Theme

"Hibari (雲雀)" by ASCA

Sep 28, 2019
Stark700 (All reviews)
Like the sands of an hourglass, the Fate franchise almost seems to be timeless since it started. It’s 2019 and we now live in an age where another one of its light novel series gets an anime adaptation from the Nasuverse. Taking place years after the events of Fate/Zero, you have to wonder how the show will be able to keep up its hype. This is especially true with a protagonist like Waver Velvet, a professor from the Mage’s Association. But with a sigh of regret, I am rather flabbergasted at how this Nasuverse anime ended up being no more than mediocrity.

Watching Lord El-Melloi II read more
Sep 28, 2019
rironka (All reviews)
In the world of mages, it doesn't matter who did it, or how.

I'll preface this short review with a quick statement about myself - I'm writing this review as a novice fan of Type-Moon lore. I have yet to reach a level of knowledge that could even be faintly construed as being an expert, and as a result I welcome any corrections to lore mistakes I may be making!
When I first heard that Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files would be receiving an anime adaptation, I was overjoyed. I have read a portion of Case Files before, and I am aware that Makoto Sanda is read more
Sep 28, 2019
CorkMars (All reviews)
"You've really done it this time Waver! What in the world is going on here?" My thoughts exactly Melvin. What in the world is going on in this series????

Ah, Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note, this is I think the first time ever I have given an episode 0 a higher score than the actual series!! I have long awaited this anime as a big fan of Fate anime series, and summer 2019 seemed like it was going to be an incredible season!! For nearly a year I looked forward to Lord El- Melloi, Vinland Saga, and Mo dao zu shi read more
Sep 28, 2019
ACasualViewer (All reviews)
Imagine a story taking place in the fate world except all the focus is on magician lore instead of hero lore and you got rail zeppelin. Set a few years after the grail war, Rail zeppelin is heavily focused on the exploits of a former master and his apprentice, specifically it is focused on a magical train where an auction on mystic eyes is held.


Story: 6
The main character is one of the surviving masters from Fate Zero, Waver Velvet, who is now a famous magician and one of the lords of the mages association. Most of the story is focused on read more

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