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Cardcaptor Sakura in Fate/Stay Night’s Skin – Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Season 1 Spoiler Review

So, this is a show about a grade school girl who discovers a magic staff and then learns that she has to harness the power of magic in…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Fanart Friday: Saber Stand

With her strength, integrity, determination, and will, Saber (Arturia) endures as one of anime’s most admirable characters. ★ 【中西 達哉】「 原点 」 ☆

Beneath the Tangles

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Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works (Film Version)

Writing about this one post is also kind of interesting. I mean, this film is about the second route of Fate/Stay Night. Very original at the time it…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Fate/Stay Night 2006: A Start to an Adventure

I feel like this post has been waiting for a long time for me to get to. I mean, this is a series that I rewatched after I…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Unfinished Requiem (103,000 Grimoires)

To get a better understanding of what exactly is “chuuni-kei” let’s examine music for a moment. Chuuni-kei within music is more so an inspiration and a visual element…

Artificial Night Sky

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Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – III. Spring Song

Spring Song is the final (and best) movie in the Heaven's Feel trilogy. It solves the issues I had with Lost Butterfly.

DoubleSama

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How Bad is Fate/Stay Night? An #anitwitwatches Post

Adaptations are a complex art. Any adaptation is a series of choices. What should be included? What shouldn’t be? What should be changed? How can the adapters capture…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly

Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly is tied for the honor of being my lowest-rated Fate anime. It's pretty bad.

DoubleSama

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Fate/Stay Night’s Shirou Emiya and Saber: Selfless People, Selfless Love

I’ve been examining the couples of Fate/Stay Night for a while now, and as we wrap up our look at all the current Fate properties (except those that…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Tune of the Week(ish): Fate/Stay Night’s Kirameku Namida wa Hoshi ni

This is a step down in a lot of ways from the first, but it has slowly grown on me. The tune of the week is the second…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Studio Deen’s Fate/Stay Night: A Boy, A Girl, A Holy Grail War

We are closing the book on a chapter here at Shallow Dives in Anime. With this post, I will have covered every Fate installment (aside from those that…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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4 Best Anime Openings by Kalafina

4 Best Kalafina Anime Openings: Kalafina has sung some legendary anime openings. Here are the 4 best Kalafina anime openings!

Crow's World of Anime

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 118 – Fate/Zero

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and/or Saturday with your friends and loved ones! To celebrate the holiday season. we’re covering an entry in the long…

Third Impact Anime

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Urobuchi December: Fate/Zero

This was never my introduction into the world of the Fate. For me, that was the Fate/Stay Night series from 2006 which placed me into it. With this…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Tune of the Week(ish): Fate/Stay Night’s Disillusion

I’m planning on giving my thoughts on the 2006 Studio Deen Fate/Stay Night in the new year, but for now I can simply say this. This song is…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Fate/EXTRA Last Encore (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Another Fate series joins the collection with Fate/EXTRA adapted by Shaft, aka the one that has the UMU girl Nero.

The Normanic Vault

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Fate/EXTRA Last Encore (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Another Fate series joins the collection with Fate/EXTRA adapted by Shaft, aka the one that has the UMU girl Nero.

The Normanic Vault

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Fate/Apocrypha Box Sets 1 & 2 (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

More Fate joins the collection with the Apocrypha anime series adapted by A-1 Pictures, which Aniplex of America released in two box sets a few years ago.

The Normanic Vault

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Fate/Apocrypha Box Sets 1 & 2 (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

More Fate joins the collection with the Apocrypha anime series adapted by A-1 Pictures, which Aniplex of America released in two box sets a few years ago.

The Normanic Vault

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Fate/Grand Order -First Order- (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

With the main Fate instalments now acquired, it’s finally time to delve into the spin-offs. Starting with the prologue anime special for Aniplex’s massive gacha mobile game.

The Normanic Vault

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Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel III. Spring Song

Studio ufotable flexes on the entire anime industry again with some of the most gorgeous art and animation, coupled with Yuki Kajiura’s perfect soundtrack. Unfortunately, the “rules of…

At a Glance Anime

Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works – Review

Story: 7/10 Before watching this I suggest you should watch the anime series or should have played the eroge so that you’ll have an idea of what’s happening in…

Anime Anthology

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Takt Op. Destiny Review: Fate stay/night the Musical

Studio: MAPPA x Madhouse Director: Yuki Ito Streaming on: Crunchyroll Believe it or not, I have a favorite child when it comes to seasonal anime. Usually once a…

The Otaku Exhibition

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A Very GLORIO trip to Scotland Loves Animation 2021

Scotland Loves Animation is a yearly festival that runs in Glasgow and Edinburgh, bringing a curated selection of premieres and classic movies to the big screen for a…

The Glorio Blog

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An ode to caramelldansen

Old MemoRies Before the days of apartment raves, hearing the muffled nightcore-inspired mix through your walls, or even the Doomer remixes, the internet was a different place. Some…

Artificial Night Sky

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Re-dive: Fate Apocrypha Episode 13-26: Karna’s Mighty Lance attempts to Penetrate Seig.

I finished this series a while ago, but other posts sadly took up my time! No more though, and I’m eager to get back and wrap this re-dive…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III

By Kim Morrissy. The animation studio ufotable is best known these days for the record-shattering hit anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Yet in the same year the…

All the Anime

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Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel] III. spring song (Limited Edition Blu-ray Disc Box) Unboxing

The third Heaven’s Feel film Spring Song recently released in Japan earlier in the year and I finally picked it up to complete the trilogy. Note: This unboxing…

The Normanic Vault

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The Summer of Love III: Final Thoughts on Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya

The Summer of Love III concludes! We have now reached our final post in the third annual Summer of Love. It’s been a long journey and as always,…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya Oath Under Snow

The Summer of Love III continues! We have now reached the final piece of story released so far for the series! With all the characters in place, and…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Anime short double feature: Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san / Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family

I’m back sooner than expected, and with more anime shorts! This time, I’m taking up another set of half-length-episode one-cour series — 12 to 13 minutes times 12…

Everything is bad for you

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Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel III. Spring Song

Looking at this screen before typing this post, I am a bit astonished and a little wordless. I mean, obviously not the second one literally because this is…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya’s Illyasviel von Einzbern: The Reboot that Works

The Summer of Love III continues! We are heading into the final season next week, but for now I want to take sometime to do a character dive.…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Perfect Slice of Life Spin-Off

Slice of life is a real hit or miss. On the one hand, stories reflecting everyday life can be as important and as emotionally stirring as any other…

The Otaku Exhibition

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya 2wei Herz! Episodes 1-5: Peaceful Days of Magical Girls!

The Summer of Love III continues! We are now in the third season of Fate/Illya and before we switch gears into full Fate/Stay Night mode, we need to…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya 2wei Episodes 6-10: The Arrival of Bazett

The Summer of Love III continues! We are wrapping up the second season of Fate/Illya today and there is plenty that happens! With Kuro now on the scene…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya 2wei Episodes 1-5: Kuro’s Arrival

The Summer of Love III continues! We are now onto the second season of Fate/Illya and things are changing quite a bit! The class cards might have been…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Summer of Love III: Let’s Talk about Kuro

The Summer of Love III continues! We have wrapped up our look at the first season, and the second season will be getting started next week. However before…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Is Studio Deen’s Fate/Stay Night Really That Bad?

What we’ll be talking about today is the original, and only, adaptation of the Fate route. Studio Deen’s Fate/Stay Night. To put it mildly, people don't like this…

| Side Of Fiction

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Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel III- Spring Song

I’ve already gone through the first two films in this trilogy and now it’s time to look at the third. See if, unlike Unlimited Blade Works, it manages…

Anime Reviews

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The Summer of Love III: Fate/Illya Season 1 Episodes 1-5: The Introduction Arc

The Summer of Love III begins! I’ve been wanting to get started on this series for a long time, and thankfully it hasn’t let me down. Now sadly…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel II- Lost Butterfly

A couple weeks back I looked at the first film in the Fate/Stay Heaven’s Feel trilogy. It was okay. The main issue it suffered was one that seems…

Anime Reviews

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A Fate/Grand Order Movie With A Good Story? | A Review of Wandering; Agateram

The only thing more annoying than stupidly long light novel titles is unnecessarily wordy Fate titles. I bet it’s half the reason this franchise seems so alienating to…

Sakura Sunrise

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Fate/Stay Night Film: Heaven’s Feel I- Presage Flower

I’ve talked about the Fate franchise a few times. It hasn’t always been positive. I like the concept, but then you get rubbish main characters like Shirou and…

Anime Reviews

30 Day Anime Challenge: Day 28

What anime has the best fight scene? I don’t think I ever told you guys but I loathe trying to determine what is the best of something. To…

A Winter's Reverie

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Fate stay/night Heaven’s Feel Movie Trilogy Review

My earliest memory with the Fate series started with the DEEN adaptation of the Fate route (Saber’s Route) and that Play Station Portable fighting game spin-off published by…

Cherry Blossom Media