Fate/stay night

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  • TV-14
  • 2006
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (6,411)

Fate/stay night is an anime series from 2006, based on a visual novel of the same name created by Type-Moon. The show is directed by Yuji Yamaguchi and animated by Studio Deen, and features the voice talents of Noriaki Sugiyama, Kana Ueda, Ayako Kawasumi, and Hiroshi Kamiya among others.

The story follows the adventures of Shirou Emiya, a high school student who becomes embroiled in a perilous battle for the Holy Grail, a legendary artifact said to have the power to grant any wish. Shirou is unexpectedly summoned as a "Master" by a powerful warrior known as Saber, who is one of seven heroic spirits summoned to take part in the Grail War. Accompanied by Saber and his friend, the skillful mage Rin Tohsaka, Shirou must navigate treacherous supernatural battles, deadly opponents, and his own conflicting desires as he fights to claim the Grail and fulfill his own wish.

The show is broken down into three parts, each dealing with a different route through the story. The first part, titled "Fate", focuses on Shirou's relationship with Saber as they battle against other Masters and Servants in the war. The second part, "Unlimited Blade Works", shifts the focus to Shirou's rivalry with Rin Tohsaka and their differing ideologies about the value of self-sacrifice and personal growth. Finally, the third part, "Heaven's Feel", delves into the true nature of the Holy Grail War and the dangerous consequences that come with trying to claim the Grail.

One of the standout features of Fate/stay night is its impressive animation, which brings the characters and battles to life in stunning detail. The fight scenes are especially engaging, with each Servant possessing unique abilities and weapons that make for dynamic and thrilling battles. The show also features a rich and complex cast of characters, with both the Masters and Servants displaying intricate motivations, backstories, and personalities that make them more than just simple archetypes.

Despite the show's supernatural elements, Fate/stay night is also grounded in real-world themes and struggles. The story explores issues of self-worth, identity, loss, and sacrifice, as Shirou and his companions grapple with the consequences of their choices and the toll that the Grail War takes on their lives. This also adds depth to the show's romantic subplots, which are much more mature and nuanced than many other anime series.

One of the criticisms of Fate/stay night is that it can be confusing or hard to follow at times, due to the complex lore of the Holy Grail War and the multiple routes through the story. However, the show is still able to present a compelling and emotional narrative that draws viewers in and keeps them engaged. The show also features a memorable soundtrack, with stirring orchestral pieces and intense battle themes that enhance the impact of the action scenes.

In conclusion, Fate/stay night is a highly respected and beloved anime series that has stood the test of time since its release in 2006. With its intricate characters, breathtaking animation, and powerful storytelling, the show is a must-watch for fans of action, romance, and supernatural intrigue. Whether you're a newcomer to the series or a dedicated follower of the Type-Moon franchise, Fate/stay night is a thrilling and enjoyable ride that will leave you wanting more.

Fate/stay night is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2006.

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The All Distant Utopia
24. The All Distant Utopia
June 16, 2006
Shiro and Saber combine their powers to try and defeat Gilgamesh and Kirei, and Shiro orders Saber to destroy the Holy Grail.
Holy Grail
23. Holy Grail
June 9, 2006
Shiro and Saber set out to defeat Kirei once and for all. While Shiro goes after Kirei, Saber battles Gilgamesh.
Result of a Wish
22. Result of a Wish
June 2, 2006
When Kirei orders Lancer and Gilgamesh to kill Shiro and Saber, Lancer makes the ultimate sacrifice so that the two can escape.
Separation of Heaven and Earth and the Creation of a Star
21. Separation of Heaven and Earth and the Creation of a Star
May 26, 2006
Shiro and Saber are attacked by the Servant Gilgamesh. Later, Shiro decides he wants Saber to stay after the war ends.
Distant Trace of a Dream
20. Distant Trace of a Dream
May 19, 2006
Shiro finally realizes his feelings for Saber and invites her on a date.
The Golden King
19. The Golden King
May 12, 2006
After Shiro and the others escape, Saber reveals the identity of the eighth servant.
Decisive Battle
18. Decisive Battle
May 5, 2006
Shiro, Rin, and Saber make an attempt to rescue Sakura and prevent the Holy Grail's summon.
Mark of the Witch
17. Mark of the Witch
April 28, 2006
Sakura is captured by Caster to use as a sacrifice that will summon the Holy Grail.
The Sword That Brings The Promised Victory
16. The Sword That Brings The Promised Victory
April 21, 2006
Shiro manages to find a weapon powerful enough to defeat Berserker.
The Twelve Trials
15. The Twelve Trials
April 14, 2006
Shiro gives part of his magical circuit to Saber so that she may replenish her mana. Shortly after, Ilya and Berserker return for a final match.
The Ideal Conclusion
14. The Ideal Conclusion
April 7, 2006
Archer battles Berserker to give Rin, Shiro, and Saber a chance to escape. Meanwhile, Rin's last Command Spell disappears, and Saber collapses.
Winter Castle
13. Winter Castle
March 31, 2006
Shiro catches a glimpse into Saber's past. Later, Shiro is captured by Ilya who makes him an offer he adamantly refuses.
Splitting The Sky
12. Splitting The Sky
March 24, 2006
In a battle against Shinji, Saber unleashes her Noble Phantasm, Excalibur. However, it leaves her depleted, and Shiro comes to her aid.
Blood Fort Andromeda
11. Blood Fort Andromeda
March 17, 2006
In a battle against Shinji, Shiro's death becomes imminent. Luckily, he is able to summon Saber before his time runs out.
The Calm Interlude
10. The Calm Interlude
March 10, 2006
Shiro's first training session doesn't go well. Later, Rin gives Shiro a jewel to swallow, which allows him to turn on his power.
Elegance Under the Moon
9. Elegance Under the Moon
March 3, 2006
Saber and Shiro make a deal, and Saber begins training Shiro for battle.
Dissonant Melody
8. Dissonant Melody
February 24, 2006
Rin decides to move in with Shiro until the danger dissipates, and Shiro and Saber still can't find a common ground.
7. Writhing
February 17, 2006
While trying to destroy the force fields at school, Shiro discovers who Rider's master is.
The Two Magi (Part 2)
6. The Two Magi (Part 2)
February 10, 2006
The Servant Rider almost kills Shiro. As a result, Rin and Shiro form a temporary alliance to find out who Rider's master is.
The Two Magi (Part 1)
5. The Two Magi (Part 1)
February 3, 2006
Rin unexpectedly attacks Shiro at school.
The Two Magus, Part 1
5. The Two Magus, Part 1
November 23, 2005
Rin unexpectedly attacks Shiro at school.
The Strongest Enemy
4. The Strongest Enemy
January 27, 2006
After an attack that could have been fatal, Shiro heals himself and has a realization about who Saber is.
Raising The Curtain
3. Raising The Curtain
January 20, 2006
Rin discovers Shiro's ignorance of the most basic spells. Later, Shiro makes a decision to join the Holy Grail War.
Night of Fate
2. Night of Fate
January 13, 2006
After witnessing an act of violence, Shiro accidentally summons the most powerful Servant of all: Saber.
The Day It Began
1. The Day It Began
January 6, 2006
Shiro Emiya dedicates himself to being a man of justice. With the aid of his magical powers, he seeks to do good in the world, but becomes alarmed by the rise of violent crime.
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  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (6,411)