Here’s something that a lot of fans have been waiting for. It’s the first ad for the new anime from studio, Ufotable, which is a modern retelling of fantasy light novel, Fate/stay night. Some of the crew that have previously worked on Fate/zero are also joining the crew to help bring this vision to life. Here’s the first trailer, enjoy!
Tokushima City will be holding their annual blood drive soon and development studio based in the area, ufotable, are getting ready for their Machi✩Asobi biannual anime/manga/game. The studio, who have Fate/zero in their resume, will be hoping to tap into the Otakus for their assistance with the blood drive. In the past, they have used Ryunosuke and Saber posters to deliver the message however for this year they’ll be using a Gilgamesh clearfile and poster.
During the Golden Week event, a blood mobile will be temporarily set up at Tokushima Station.
Fans of popular anime, Fate/Stay, may have seen the chess set being used by Gilgamesh in Fate/Zero. Well, now Bandai Premium has produced the very same set for Otakus everywhere to purchase.
The board incorporates seven Masters, seven Servants and a Holy Grail with the pieces measuring in at between 40 and 110mm tall. The board itself comes in at 400mm x 400mm. Orders are being taken now ahead of the December release, the set will set you back ¥9,980.
You can get more info here.
During the airing of this week’s Fate/Zero episode in Japan, there’ll be a special 30 second commercial making its debut for Good Smile Company. For the uninitiated, Good Smile Company are the brains behind the extremely popular Figma’s and Nendoroids. The commercial will be to advertise the 11th birthday for the Good Smile Company and also the ‘Let’s create Miku Art!’ quake charity project.
You can catch the commercial below.
Here’s a snippet of the press release for the occasion:
Good Smile Company has just reached the start of its 11th year! Thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years!
At Wonder Festival 2012 (Winter) we ran a charity project called ‘Let’s create Miku Art!’, where we collected a number of photos from our customers of their favorite Vocaloid figures. This commercial features a number of those lovely photos in the form of a commercial. Plus as a thank you to everyone who was a part of our earthquake support campaign, ‘Cheerful JAPAN!’ the ‘Hatsune Miku : Cheerful Ver.’ from the Cheerful JAPAN! illustration contest will also feature!