The official website of the anime adaptation of Fate/strange Fake light novel, titled Fate/strange Fake: Whispers of Dawn, announced on Dec 7, 2022, that there will be a change of schedule in the release date of the anime from the previously announced date, Dec 31, 2022.
The staff of the anime released a statement saying that the delay was due to unavoidable production circumstances.
“Due to production reasons, we have no choice but to postpone the broadcast of “Fate/strange Fake -Whispers of Dawn-“. We sincerely apologize to all those who have been looking forward to the broadcast for the delay.“
The new release date of Fate/strange Fake: Whispers of Dawn will be revealed soon on its official website and Twitter handle.
“The scheduled ‘Fate Project New Year’s Eve TV Special’ will not be broadcasted. We will be showing the latest footage of the film in production during the scheduled ‘Fate Project New Year’s Eve TV Special’. The entire staff will continue to make every effort toward the completion of the film, and we would appreciate your understanding.
Thank you for your understanding.“
The anime adaptation was originally slated to be aired during the Fate Project New Year TV Special program on Dec 31. And now, in its stead, a trailer for the anime will be shown.
A-1 Pictures in charge of the animation of the anime.
The staff working on the anime include:
- Directors: Shun Enokido, Takahito Sakazume
- Original Character Designer: Shizuki Morii
- Character Design: Yukei Yamada
- Screenplay: Daisuke Ohigashi
- Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
Fate/strange Fake: Whispers of Dawn will be getting a same day English dub release. Both Japanese and English version cast for the anime were announced on the official website.
- Ayaka Sajyou: Kana Hanazawa (Jp), Anjali Kunapaneni (En)
- Saber: Tomoki Ono (Jp), Ben Balmaceda (En)
- Archer: Tomokazu Seki (Jp), David Vincent (En)
- Lancer: Yuu Kobayashi (Jp), Marin Miller (En)
The official website describes the plot of the anime as follows:
The “Holy Grail War” is a battle between the “Master” and the “Servant” over the “Holy Grail,” a wishing machine that grants wishes of all kinds.
It has been several years since the end of the Fifth Holy Grail War that took place in Japan. A sign of a new Holy Grail was observed in Snowfield, a city in the western part of the United States. The Masters and Servants gather to fight for the Holy Grail.
A missing class.
Servants who were never meant to be chosen.
A nation in the dark.
A city built for war.
–The “Holy Grail War” becomes confused and twisted due to numerous irregularities.
The curtain opens on a feast of humans and Servants dancing on the altar of the false Holy Grail.
Fate/strange Fake is a Japanese light novel series in Type-Moon’s Fate franchise, written by Ryōgo Narita and illustrated by Morii Shizuki. It was published by Kadokawa’s Dengeki Bunko imprint, with 7 volumes released as of March 2022.
A light novels also received a manga adaptation.
Source: Official Website