Aniplex of America Announces Release Details for Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works and Durarara!!×2 Shō

Aniplex of America announced the release details for both Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works and Durarara!!×2 Shō during its panel at Anime Expo 2015.

Aniplex of America will release the first season of Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works in a limited edition Blu-ray Disc box set and a complete first season DVD set on August 25, 2015. Both versions will include uncut Episodes #00-#12, and will include Japanese and English audio as well as English and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray Disc set will include the 13 episodes on four Blu-ray Discs.

The limited edition Blu-ray Disc set will include the trailer, TV spot, commercial, and promo video collections, textless opening and ending, an original soundtrack I, a 24-page deluxe booklet, and an exclusive collectible Weis Schwarz PR card while supplies last. The limited edition will also include a double-sided wrap for the Blu-ray Disc case, and a chipboard box featuring an illustration by the original character designer Takashi Takeuchi.

The limited edition Blu-ray Disc box set will retail for US$219.98 with a store price of US$179.98.

The DVD set on three DVDs will include the textless opening and ending video extras. The set will retail for US$99.98 with a store price of US$79.98.

In addition to these release details, Aniplex of America also announced the English cast for the Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works anime:

  • Bryce Papenbrook is Shirou Emiya
  • Mela Lee is Rin Tohsaka
  • Kari Wahlgren is Saber
  • Kaiji Tang is Archer
  • Cristina Vee is Sakura Matou
  • Stephanie Sheh is Illyasviel von Einzbern
  • Lex Lang is Souichirou Kuzuki
  • Tony Oliver is Lancer
  • Megan Hollingshead is Caster
  • Todd Haberkorn is Assassin
  • Melissa Fahn is Rider
  • Julie Ann Taylor is Taiga Fujimura
  • Kyle McCarley is Shinji Matou
  • Robbie Daymond is Issei Ryudo
  • Crispin Freeman is Kirei Kotomine
  • Matthew Mercer is Kiritsugu Emiya
  • David Earnest is Blond Servant
  • Mona Marshall is Shirou Emiya (Child)
  • Brina Palencia is Ayako Mitsuzuri
  • Jessica DiCicco is Yukika Saegusa
  • Erica Lindbeck is Kaede Makidera
  • Dorothy Fahn is Kane Himuro

Tony Oliver is serving as the English voice director and ADR script writer.

Aniplex of America plans to release Durarara!!×2 Shō on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in two releases on September 29, 2015 (with Episodes 1-6) and November 24, 2015 (with Episodes 7-12 and the bonus 4.5 episode). Both the DVD and Blu-ray Disc releases will include Japanese and English audio with English and Spanish subtitles.

Both the Blu-ray Disc and the DVD for Volume 1 will include the following: pre-broadcast cast talk show, a textless opening and ending, a 16-page booklet, illustration postcards, a package illustrated by character designer Takahiro Kishida, and clear cases with two-sided wraps. The Blu-ray Disc will retail for US$99.98 with a store price of US$79.98, and the DVD will retail for US$59.98 with a store price of US$49.98. The second volumes will retail for the same prices.

The second volume of the Blu-ray Disc and DVD will include: a 16-page booklet, illustration postcards, a package illustrated by character designer Takahiro Kishida, and clear cases with two-sided wraps.

The English cast for Durarara!!×2 Shō was also announced:

  • Kari Wahlgren is Celty Sturluson
  • Darrel Guilbeau is Mikado Ryugamine
  • Bryce Papenbrook is Masaomi Kida
  • Michelle Ruff is Anri Sonohara
  • Johnny Yong Bosch is Izaya Orihara
  • Crispin Freeman is Shizuo Heiwajima
  • Yuri Lowenthal is Shinra Kishitani
  • Steve Blum is Kyohei Kadota
  • Brian Beacock is Walker Yumasaki
  • Mela Lee is Erika Karisawa
  • Spike Spencer is Saburo Togusa
  • Patrick Seitz is Simon Brezhnev
  • Christopher Smith is Dennis and Kinnosuke Kuzuhara
  • Vic Mignogna is Kasuka Heiwajima
  • Kyle McCarley is Aoba Kuronuma
  • Lex Lang is Egor
  • Brina Palencia is Varona
  • Richard Epcar is Sloan
  • Grant George is Chikage Rokujo
  • Bridget Hoffman is Kururi Orihara
  • G.K. Bowes is Mairu Orihara
  • Cristina Vee is Ruri Hijiribe
  • Doug Stone is Shingen Kishitani
  • David Earnest is Seiji Yagiri
  • Bridget Hoffman is Namie Yagiri
  • Kira Buckland is Mika Harima
  • Cassandra Lee Morris is Saki Mikajima
  • Keith Silverstein is Tom Tanaka
  • Dan Woren is Haruya Shiki
  • Doug Erholtz is Max Sandshelt
  • Brianna Knickerbocker is Akane Awakusu
  • Karen Strassman is Emilia
  • Jamieson Price is Mikiya Awakusu

Kirk Thornton and Patrick Seitz are directing the dub.

Source: ANN

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