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Staying a Fateful Night at AFA14

Heeding the call of her Masters all over the region, Saber has finally been summoned to the site of Anime Festival Asia 2014!

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Tagging along with her in this trip is the producer of this season’s now running anime series, Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works.

Featured Anime: Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works

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Synopsis:

Fuyuki City—a city surrounded by the ocean and the mountains becomes the setting for an age-old ritual. To realize the mythical Holy Grail, which is said to grant any wish from its possessor, seven masters are given seven heroic spirits chosen by the Grail. These heroic spirits or servants are:

“Saber”

“Lancer”

“Archer”

“Rider”

“Caster”

“Assassin”

“Berserker”

Each master will enter into a contract with their assigned servants and battle the other masters and servants to the death until only one pair remains…

This is the “Holy Grail War.”

The Battle Begins Fall 2014

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This story focuses primarily on the heroine Rin Tohsaka. After her father’s death, Rin enters the Holy Grail War as the sole heir to the prestigious Tohsaka Household, with her servant Archer. But, she soon finds out that Shirou Emiya, a boy from her high school has gotten himself involved in the battles and unexpectedly saves him when he is fatally injured. Before long, Rin sets out to strike down the conspiracies surrounding the Holy Grail War along with Shirou and his summoned servant Saber. And so, the story begins to explore the truth behind Shirou’s powers and the nature behind his unyielding will to become a “hero.”

AFA is excited to have Ayako Kawasumi, the voice actress of Saber, as well as Producer Atsuhiro Iwakami share with us their experience on working on this wonderful anime.

Links:

Official Website: http://www.fate-sn.com/

Kawasumi Ayako

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Profile:

Ayako Kawasumi is a voice actor originally from Tokyo. As one of Japan’s most prolific voice actors, Kawasumi has voiced countless iconic anime characters throughout her career including Saber from “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]“, Megumi Noda from “Nodame Cantabile”, and Erina Pendolton from “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure”. Her most recent work includes her role as Moffle from the anime series “Amagi Brilliant Park”.

Ms. Kawasumi will be at AFA 2014 as a special guest for “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]“.

Iwakami Atsuhiro

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Profile:

Producer, Aniplex

Mr. Iwakami has worked on many of Aniplex’s hit anime series including “Fate/Zero,” “Puella Magi Madoka Magica,” “Bakemonogatari,” “Nisemonogatari,” “the Garden of sinners” and “Oreimo” to name a few.

Joining us at his second AFA Singapore, Iwakami comes from Japan to present his most recent work, “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]”.

Mr. Iwakami will be appearing at the stage event on December 6 with Ms. Ayako Kawasumi!

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