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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sat Oct 18, 2014 8:16 pm

I don't know what ufotable was thinking when they first appointed Ayano Mashiro for opening theme song vocals and Fukasawa Hideyuki for music composition. Pretty risky move in my opinion, but it turns they knew what they were doing. For Ayano's first single, "ideal white" is damn amazing, and probably just shot her to the top ranks. I wouldn't be surprised to see her name start popping up everywhere. Or rather, I hope to see her name pop up everywhere.
Sorry Kalafina, but you've been overshadowed this time around.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Reverend » Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:17 pm

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Story Adaptation: 8/10
Less length is disappointing (well, can't help it..)
Pacing still great, and I still smell a possibility of an UBW good ending 0_0
(Please, if you can, make this a Fate Final Ending (FSN PSVita Bonus Scene, the one officially stated as "The True Ending of Fate Route and FSN in general"))

Animation: 7/10
Some unnecessary effect, though I know it was meant as a tool to bring that epic feeling...
The next episode spoiler spoiled the pacing for next episode too much...

Voicing and OST: 8/10
Once again stated, would have preferred Kajiura-sensei, since FSN is not adventure: it's tragic, more tragic than Fate Zero
But still: it's not bad, and certainly proper for the greatness of the story and the amount of budget and time spent...

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at least they give some reassuring fan-service for Rin fans, with that Rin tsundere moment...
Loving that part where Archer stands above the church roof looking at Saber with those eyes that shown readiness, killing attitude, yet also show love and worry
it's breaking me- it's the best scene of this episode for me... :(
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:49 pm

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It's UBW route so that Rin's fanservice is necessary.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:22 pm

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Glorious animation. But I wish they balanced it out with plot.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Reverend » Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:54 am

Fate Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Episode 003Show
Story Adaptation: 7.5/10
They failed to play with Saber's character (Well this is UBW after all)
I will not complain about a little lack of accuracy in plot: this is not UBW made raw in the first place
One thing I am worrying, though, is pacing: if this is Fate route then current pacing is fine, but this is UBW; I'm afraid they would have to skip later in the 2nd part to make up for the current pace

Animation: 10/10
Give me more of that Saber vs Berserker first encounter, please 0_0

Voicing and OST: 9/10
Voicing is perfect
and the OST finally shows its quality <3
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Desufire » Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:38 am

RailWarrior wrote:
Unlimited Blade Works Episode 3Show
Glorious animation. But I wish they balanced it out with plot.
Reverend wrote:
Fate Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Episode 003Show
Story Adaptation: 7.5/10
They failed to play with Saber's character (Well this is UBW after all)
I will not complain about a little lack of accuracy in plot: this is not UBW made raw in the first place
One thing I am worrying, though, is pacing: if this is Fate route then current pacing is fine, but this is UBW; I'm afraid they would have to skip later in the 2nd part to make up for the current pace

Animation: 10/10
Give me more of that Saber vs Berserker first encounter, please 0_0

Voicing and OST: 9/10
Voicing is perfect
and the OST finally shows its quality <3

Wut. This scene was extremely long and included 3 bad ends in it in the VN. They got pretty much the entire scene too. And considering this is a split cour with 24 episodes, I think they had the right to use an entire episode for this BAD ASS scene
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:04 pm

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Because Berserker is OP and Illya is devilish.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sun Nov 02, 2014 1:12 am

Desufire wrote:Wut. This scene was extremely long and included 3 bad ends in it in the VN. They got pretty much the entire scene too. And considering this is a split cour with 24 episodes, I think they had the right to use an entire episode for this BAD ASS scene
Under normal circumstances, I'd agree it doesn't seem a bad idea to go all out for that scene. However, as the circumstances are that this is the second adaptation of UBW, it seems that ufotable did all this just to mock DEEN: "this is the scene you guys neglected to include."

Also, there are times when an adaptation shouldn't follow the source work unquestioningly. VN's and anime are different; the former can afford to throw in long episodes of action because the player can continue reading indefinitely; the latter, the viewer has to wait a whole week for ~20 minutes of material. Not forwarding the plot would ultimately result in a lost of interest.

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The last episode hinted at it, but this episode pretty much confirms this is more of a direct sequel to Fate/Zero than it is a stand-alone sequel. I have no problem with that. In fact, it makes F/SN more interesting.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:16 pm

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After watching Prisma Illya, it's easier to distinguish her two servants in F/SN.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:02 pm

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Alright, Rin and Shirou form an alliance. We're one step closer to the dolphins!
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Reverend » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:06 am

Fate Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Episode 005Show
Story: 8/10
This pacing is fine :bigsmile:
Plot goes well, though I am still worried for episode 3 and 4

Animation: 9/10
Shirou vs Rider first encounter was never long, but even if it is short, they certainly give much detail on it (A big applause for Ufotable)

Voicing & OST: 8/10
Nothing's special for this episode, so far... though I think I'll watch this episode again just to confirm

Comment: why does it have to be UBW? why can't they just make a spin-off of Fate x UBW route? :(
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don't worry, this time it will be a dove :p
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:47 pm

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Rider appears. She jiggles.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:15 pm

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Engaging Caster and Assassin.
The reason of Archer saving Shirou is...
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Tue Dec 02, 2014 2:45 pm

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Rider is down.
Who is the hidden master?
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by akumaxx » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:12 pm

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Shinji is looking for revenge, and there is an extra servant.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:29 pm

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Does the "Gilgamesh and the ten slaves" part really occur in the mythology?

Oh my god the worms. The worms! Poor, poor Sakura.

Rin doesn't trust Archer.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Homura » Sun Dec 14, 2014 12:36 am

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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sat Dec 20, 2014 10:51 pm

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Lmao. I swear ufotable is having fun with Rin's facial expressions.

The one problem with making a name as being the top studio of the animation industry is that any scene with a lack of animation really stands out. Most of this episode was merely dialogue that, while having beautiful graphics, has a severe lack of movement.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by RailWarrior » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:03 am

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In the final episode, ufotable once again flaunts its unlimited budget.

Honestly, UBW had been on a decline in recent episodes, and the start of this episode seemed as if ufotable was ready to throw their success out a window. Everything was just too calm and out of place, definitely not something fitting of a concluding episode. Not to mention that after the action finally kicks in, we are met with a typical "Hold on! Pause the battle for a second. I gotta talk" shounen speech.

But THEN shit goes down the drain when Saber is defeated. At that point, everything is fast-paced greatness. The suspense continues to escalate until the very end of the episode, where we are met with a beautiful soundtrack, followed by a new ED to conclude.
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Re: Fate/stay night universe

Post by Homura » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:40 am

RailWarrior wrote:followed by a new ED to conclude.
Actually it's the OP of the original game, but this time it's sung by LISA.
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