Like many hit series, The Fate series was originally based on a visual novel (VN) popular video games based anime called Fate/Stay Night by Type-Moon and originally released for Windows on January 30, 2004. The original series tells a story of a young mage named Emiya Shirou, who becomes a warrior in a battle between masters and their servants known as the Holy Grail War.
With gain huge popularity with both critics and fans, the Fate franchise spawned dozen of anime movies and many more anime adaptions. But, How many Fate series are there, and what is the correct order to watch all Fate series in order?
If you’re new to the Fate series, and you really want to get into it, it can be a little daunting, if you watch all anime and movies in chronological order. So, I am present more information about the best viewing order to guide you through the Fate series and help you out.
Fate franchise production order of series and movies
To date, the number of eight Fate franchise produced series and movies. If you simply wish to watch all of the Fate series and movies in the order they were released, then you need to follow the series in production order.
1. Fate/Stay Night (2006) – Anime
2. Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade works (2010) – Movie
3. Fate/Zero (2011) – Anime
4. Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade works (2014) – Anime
5. Fate/Grand order -First Order (2016) – Anime TV movie
6. Fate/Apocrypha (2017) – Anime
7. Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel (2017) – Movie trilogy
8. Fate/Extra Last encore (2018) – Anime
Besides, the Fate/stay night series continues with two more spin-off series produced by Type-Moon named Carnival Phantasm and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya.
Fate anime series in chronological order
If you’re want to watch all Fate anime series in chronological order. So, I personally recommended for you watch perfect order is as follows:
1. Fate/Zero (2011-2012) – Anime
2. Fate/stay night (2006) – Anime
3. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (2010/2014-2015) – Movie, Anime
4. Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel (2017) – Movie trilogy
List of Fate/stay night characters
The cast of the Fate/stay night varies across the series. Notable cast members in the collection include Shirou Emiya, Saber, Rin Tohsaka, Archer, Sakura Matou, Rider, LLLyasviel von Einzbern, Kirei Kotomine, and Gilgamesh.
Who is the best Fate/stay night anime or movie?
According to IMDb, those anime or movie ranked from best to last-best is as follows:
1. Fate/Zero (2011-2012) – 8.3/10
2. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (2014-2015) – 8.0/10
3. Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel (2017) – 7.4/10
4. Fate/stay night (2006) – 7.4/10
5. Fate/Apocrypha (2017) – 6.5/10
6. Fate/Grand Order: First Order (2016) – 5.6/10
I hope all information about Fate/series viewing order prove to useful.