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Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (2010 film)

Fate/stay night the Movie: Unlimited Blade Works (劇場版 フェイト/ステイナイトアンリミテッドブレイドワークス, Gekijōban Feito/sutei naito Anrimiteddo Bureido Wākusu) is a 2010 Japanese animated fantasy action film directed by Yuji Yamaguchi.[1] The film was released in Japan on January 23, 2010 on 12 screens and grossed 37,699,500 yen.[2] Unlimited Blade Works covers the events of the second route of the visual novel Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. The DVD and Blu-ray version was released on 31 October 2010 in Japan, with Sentai Filmworks releasing the DVD and Blu-ray to North America on 12 June 2012.[3] Manga Entertainment released the DVD and Blu-ray on 30 September 2013.

Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
Unlimited Blade Works Movie DVD.jpg
Japanese cover art
Directed byYuji Yamaguchi
Screenplay byTakuya Satō
Based onFate/stay night
by Type-moon
StarringAyako Kawasumi
Junichi Suwabe
Kana Ueda
Noriaki Sugiyama
Tomokazu Seki
Hiroshi Kamiya
Nobutoshi Canna
Music byKenji Kawai
Distributed byJapan:
The Klockworx Co., Ltd.
North America:
Sentai Filmworks
United Kingdom:
Manga Entertainment
Release date
  • 23 January 2010 (2010-01-23)
Running time
105 minutes
Box office$3,205,829



Shirou Emiya is an average student that is dragged into a war over the Holy Grail, an item that can fulfill any wish or desire. The contestants all use spirit servants to fight each other, however as Emiya is a newcomer and unskilled he must join together with Rin Tohsaka to survive the battles. This is only a temporary solution, as Tohsaka's spirit servant Archer greatly dislikes Emiya for an unknown reason.

Voice castEdit


Title Singer
Imitation Sachi Tainaka
Voice ~Tadoritsuku Basho~ Sachi Tainaka


DVD Talk wrote that the movie was "basically a clip-show" and that while the action was polished, it had "a rushed, incomplete feeling" and was for "fans of the series only".[4] A reviewer for the Anime News Network gave an overall positive review but mentioned that the film felt like it had been overly edited.[5]

Box officeEdit

Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works grossed $3,205,829 worldwide, including ¥280 million ($3.2 million) in Japan[6] and $5,829 in Taiwan.[7]


  1. ^ "預測1月23日奈葉VS Fate!". Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Japanese Box Office, January 23-24". Anime News Network. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works" Anime Movie". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Review: Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works". DVD Talk. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Review: Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works". Anime News Network. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Top Anime Movies at Japanese Box Office, 1st Half of 2010". Anime News Network. July 30, 2010. Retrieved August 28, 2010.
  7. ^ "Taiwan Box Office, December 25–26, 2010". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 31, 2018.

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