Aniplex of America to host Launch Celebration for English-language version of acclaimed mobile RPG
LOS ANGELES, CA — June 22, 2017 — Aniplex of America has announced today that it will host a Launch Celebration for the English-language release of Fate/Grand Order at the upcoming Anime Expo in Los Angeles, CA. The event will be held on July 1st at 3:00 pm local time in Petree Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, and will open admittance to approximately 2,000 show attendees.
The celebration will include special guest appearances by franchise luminaries including Fate/Grand Order Producer and Aniplex Inc. President Atsuhiro Iwakami, DELiGHTWORKS Creative Director Yosuke Shiokawa, and Fate series voice actor Ayako Kawasumi (Saber). A printed mini-poster with Ms. Kawasumi’s signature will be featured as an exclusive giveaway at the Launch Celebration.
The English-language version of Fate/Grand Order will officially launch in North America on June 25th at 9 pm PDT for iOS and Android devices, and will be available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Fate/Grand Order Booth Highlights
In addition to the Launch Celebration event, Aniplex of America will have an official Fate/Grand Order booth with demo area on the show floor. Expo attendees can enjoy exclusive stage programming and try their luck on the Summoning Stand to win special prizes.
Among the scheduled guest appearances at the Anime Expo booth are popular cosplayers Lisa Lou Who (winner of SyFy channel’s new TV Show “Cosplay Melee”) and Linda Le, also known as Vampy Bit Me. Fate/Grand Order creative principals Yosuke Shiokawa and Shizuka Kurosaki will also be on-hand to discuss the franchise.
Anime Expo attendees will also have the opportunity to receive an exclusive lanyard at registration while supplies last. Other exclusive giveaway items at the Aniplex booth include mini-posters, Aniplex calendars, Command Seal temporary tattoos, t-shirts, sticker sets, and more.
About Fate/Grand Order
Fate/Grand Order is a tactical turn-based role-playing game that challenges players to become Masters and summon powerful allies or Heroic Spirits, who are based on historical figures such as King Arthur, William Shakespeare, Hercules, and Joan of Arc. The free-to-play mobile game takes players back through history to embark on an epic quest known as Grand Order.
One of the most successful mobile role-playing games in Japan, Fate/Grand Order has consistently topped iOS and Android charts and been downloaded over 9 million times, outperforming other popular games in downloads and revenue. The game’s exciting storyline and compelling play keep fans engaged and wanting more.
Further information and details are available through the official Fate/Grand Order website (http://fate-go.us), Facebook (@FateGO.USA), and Twitter (@FateGO_USA).
FATE/GRAND ORDER (ENGLISH VERSION):
Title: Fate/Grand Order (English)
Genre: Role-Playing Game
Release Date: Summer 2017
Copyright: ©TYPE-MOON / FGO PROJECT
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan) – a Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) group. Aniplex Inc. is a leading provider of anime content, along with music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD titles including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our mostrecent titles: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, WAGNARIA!!3, GOD EATER, HAIFURI (High School Fleet), GRANBLUE FANTASY, and Eromanga Sensei.