Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.0  (8,790)

Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is an anime series produced by Aniplex and aired from 2014 to 2015. The show tells the story of an ancient ritual called The Holy Grail War where seven magicians, referred to as Masters, are each paired with a powerful spirit entity, known as a Servant. Together, they fight to the death in a battle royale for the ultimate prize, the Holy Grail, which will grant the victor a wish of their choosing.

The protagonist of the story is a high school student named Shirou Emiya. He accidentally summons a powerful Servant known as Saber in a battle against another Master, and thus finds himself thrust into the dangerous world of the Holy Grail War.

The story mainly takes place in the city of Fuyuki, where Shirou and other Masters engage in battles that take place across different dimensions. Each battle is a spectacle of dazzling animation and spectacular magical feats, making for some truly impressive visual sequences.

As Shirou becomes more involved in the war, he discovers that there are darker secrets hidden within the Holy Grail War than he initially anticipated. The show explores themes of power, sacrifice, and the consequences of one's actions.

The characters in the show are all given their own unique arc, with each of them developing and changing over the course of the series. Shirou, in particular, undergoes significant personal growth as he struggles to reconcile his desire for justice with the harsh reality of the cruelty and violence that he must participate in to obtain it.

The cast of the show is superbly voiced, with Noriaki Sugiyama delivering an excellent performance as Shirou. Kana Ueda is also outstanding as Rin Tohsaka, one of the other Masters, who serves as a sort of mentor figure for Shirou as the story progresses. Bryce Papenbrook brings a lot of energy to his role as Shirou's Servant and is always entertaining to watch in action.

The show's animation is top-notch, showcasing some truly impressive action scenes that are both exciting and visceral. The series has a distinct style that is both striking and memorable, with each Servant possessing a distinct visual design and personality.

Overall, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is an excellent series that offers a thrilling, thought-provoking story with fantastic animation and memorable characters. It's a must-watch for fans of action, drama, and fantasy, and is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats as the story unfolds.

Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (38 episodes). The series first aired on October 4, 2014.

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26. Epilogue
June 27, 2015
The Holy Grail War is over... The dust has settled... What awaits Rin and Shirou on their next journey?
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25. Unlimited Blade Works
June 20, 2015
Everything seems to be against them, will Shirou and Rin be able to survive?
24. Incarnation
June 13, 2015
While Saber faces off against the guard at the gate, Shirou and Rin try to destroy the Holy Grail!
Winter Days a Long Way Home
23. Winter Days a Long Way Home
June 6, 2015
Wishing to avenge Archer and destroy the Holy Grail once and for all, Rin and Shirou consider their options and try to come up with a strategy.
22. Answer
May 30, 2015
Shirou's battle with Archer continues. But then an unexpected visitor appears, and new information unfolds.
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21. Unlimited Blade Works
May 23, 2015
Rin is helpless now in Kirei's hands, while Shirou faces Archer. Is he skillful enough to defeat Archer?
Idealisms End The Answer
20. Idealisms End The Answer
May 16, 2015
Together with Saber and Lancer, Shirou is set out to rescue Rin. He is not afraid to face Archer! Will they be able to save Rin?
The Beginning of the Circle
19. The Beginning of the Circle
May 9, 2015
Now that Archer is no longer Rin's Servant, he is determined to kill Shirou. However, Shirou is not afraid of him. Rin and Saber are willing to do anything to stop Archer!
The Dark Sword Bares Its Fangs
18. The Dark Sword Bares Its Fangs
May 2, 2015
Rin and Shirou begin their battle against Caster and Kuzuki while Lancer faces off with Archer. Will Rin's plan work in the end?
Winter Days the Form Wishes Take
17. Winter Days the Form Wishes Take
April 25, 2015
Shirou is devastated since he was unable to save Illyasviel. Together with Rin, he is determined to fight Caster and the others. Out of the blue, they are visited by a Servant who is willing to lend a hand!
A Battle of Legend
16. A Battle of Legend
April 18, 2015
Shirou and Rin finally reach the castle where Illyasviel and Berserker are. However, there are other unexpected guests visiting Illyasviel.
Princess of Colchis
15. Princess of Colchis
April 11, 2015
Despite losing Saber, Shirou is determined to fight. Since Caster is protected by Kuzuki and Archer, Shirou and Rin decide to team up with another Master. Left with no other option, they set out to find Illyasviel and Berserker.
Time of Departure
14. Time of Departure
April 4, 2015
Caster keeps Saber hostage, but Kuzuki is not happy with his Servant calling her own shots. Rin, determined to take out Caster and her Master, orders Archer to take out Kuzuki. Will Archer do as she says?
Where to Watch Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]
Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] is available for streaming on the Aniplex website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] on demand at Amazon Prime and Hulu.
  • Premiere Date
    October 4, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (8,790)