Third Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Movie Sweeps Japanese Box Office at #1

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By Deanna Nguyen

Talk about hype! The final installment in the Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] film trilogy, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III. spring song, debuted #1 at the box office during its opening weekend in Japan!

The film, which was originally set to premiere on March 28 (but was delayed due to COVID-19) sold 270,000 tickets for 474,890,600 yen (~$4.48 million USD) during the weekend of August 15. This third entry marks the grand finale to a trilogy that began in 2017.

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The first film, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower, also debuted at #1 during its opening weekend back in October 2017, selling 980,000 tickets and earning 1.5 billion yen (~$13.5 million USD). Subtitled screenings of the film in the United States were offered in November and December, followed by an English dub for U.S. theaters in 2018. 

Its sequel, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] II. lost butterfly, premiered in January 2019 and received screenings in the U.S. and Canada in March 2019. It sold 1 million tickets and earned 1.5 billion yen (~13.5 million USD).

The Fate/stay night series is based on a visual novel developed by TYPE-MOON and first released in 2004. It has received several anime adaptations: a 2006 anime series from Studio DEEN; a prequel anime series titled Fate/Zero from ufotable and Ei Aoki; a 2014 anime series from ufotable titled Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]; and a spin-off series also from ufotable titled Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family

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Want to learn more about all things Fate? Catch Fate/Zero, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] and more, subbed and dubbed, right here on Funimation!

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