The Third Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Movie Debuts Number 1 In Japanese Theaters

The Third Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Movie Debuts Number 1 In Japanese Theaters

The final entry of the Heaven’s Feel movie trilogy, "Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III. spring song" claimed first place in Japanese theaters for its opening weekend earning 4.48 million-dollars.

The final entry in the Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] film trilogy, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III. spring song debuted  into its opening weekend strong by selling 70,000 tickets for 474,890,600 yen or 4.48 million USD, while claiming number one for weekend sales in Japan. The film released in Japanese theaters on August 15th after its original launch date of March 28th was postponed to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Spring Song was scheduled to premiere at the The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on April 17 for North American audiences but Aniplex of America also pulled the event due to COVID-19. The film was planned to release for North American theaters on May 7th, with a  double feature of the first two films for April 23rd. 

The first film, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower, also debuted at number 1 during its opening weekend back in October 2017, selling 980,000 tickets and earning 1.5 billion yen (around $13.5 million USD). The film was soon brought over to North American theaters in November and December, followed by an English dub for U.S. theaters in 2018 .  

The second part, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] II. lost butterfly, premiered in Japan on January 2019 and received screenings in North America in March 2019. It sold 1 million tickets and earned 1.5 billion yen (about 13.5 million USD).

It’s currently unknown if or when Aniplex of America will bring Spring Song to North American theaters. 

The Fate/stay night series is based on a visual novel developed by TYPE-MOON and released in 2004. Studio Deen produced the first anime series based on one of the three main routes of the game in 2006, Fate/stay night. Then Ufotable took over the series with a prequel anime called Fate/Zero in 2011, followed by another anime series adaption of different route in 2014 titled Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]. Ufotable is the main studio behind the Heaven’s Feel trilogy as it follows the third and final route of the visual novel.    

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