The sprawling universe spawned by the favored visible novel Fate/Stay Night has impressed and produced many anime, from diversifications of the unique supply to brand-new spinoff works. Original creator Kinoko Nasu’s multiverse has grown past his authentic story, now encompassing alternate timelines and universes the place different authors can convey their very own distinctive concepts to the franchise.
While many Fate followers are conscious of the existence of many of those spinoff sequence, some will not be conscious that this multiverse extends past the Fate franchise. Many different written works by Nasu have been tailored into anime initiatives. While they will not be associated within the strictest sense, all of them canonically exist in a multiverse often known as the Nasuverse, they usually share many connections with the general Fate franchise and one-another.
Kinoko Nasu’s authentic novel has spawned a number of anime diversifications. While Studio Deen claimed the variation rights at first and produced each a TV anime sequence and an authentic movie, it was Ufotable’s works which have earned essential consciousness and widespread acclaim. Fate/Stay Night‘s Fifth Holy Grail War has three totally different story routes; Ufotable tailored the Unlimited Blade Works route right into a TV anime sequence and the Heaven’s Feel route into a movie trilogy. Both diversifications have been cited as glorious methods to expertise the unique story and are acclaimed for his or her animation high quality and accessibility for followers who don’t have any prior Fate expertise.
Ufotable additionally produced the wonderful adaptation of Fate/Zero, Gen Urobuchi’s prequel mild novel which covers the occasions of the earlier Holy Grail War. While this may very well be thought of a by-product, it explicitly takes place in the identical universe and timeline as all three of Fate/Stay Night’s story routes, options extra recurring characters that serve to arrange Stay Night’s plot, and was animated in the identical type later used for Ufotable’s visible novel diversifications. Therefore, it’s typically listed amongst Nasu’s personal work as a part of the core expertise of Fate.