Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Return of the Demon and Sakura Duo

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.

The Ahoge is the Mark of the King – Fate/Complete Material Artbook 2: Character Material

hisui_icon_4040 From the perspective of a translator, the first Fate/Complete Material Artbook was easy mode. It had the most artwork and the least amount of text out of all the Type-Moon artbooks. While it was still a decent challenge for a translator it is a cake walk compared to the later books. The first book was mostly just the CG from the game with some extra material. In many ways, it works perfectly as a test of the viability of the licensing of the series for the English market. Start off with the easiest book to adapt before diving into the more complicated morass of the later books. Character Materials has interviews and long boxes of text. There is still a lot of artwork but this book has meat. Since Type-Moon fandom is such a lore based fandom it makes the book much more valuable since this is where the real insights and revelations are held. The true Dark Souls starts here.

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Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Other King Arthur

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.

  • Nasu ♡ Tamamo Cat
    4gamer.net has a fairly lengthy interview with Kinoko Nasu about Fate/Grand Order with some interesting insights including who his favorite characters currently are, which skills they know are garbage, and even some hints about Tsukihime characters finding their way into the game. “All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope.”
  • That is Not an Arthur
    Apparently Tamamo no Mare has found her way into Kairisei Million Arthur.
  • That is an Arthur But It’s MALE! 
    In what is almost a stealth launch Fate/Grand Order added Prototype Saber to Fate/Grand Order along with a bunch of Bishonen Craft Essences. It has been a good time to be a female Type-Moon fan.
  • Blackbeard is the Next Logical Step 
    Some more details about Fate/Grand Order VR.
  • Chaldea Ace Rimmer, What a Guy!
    What exactly will be in the first issue of Fate/Grand Order Chaldea Ace?
  • Shooting for a Platinum Album
    The Fate/Grand Order Original Soundtrack I has been selling rather well.
  • Hero Servant Mr. Belvedere
    More details in English about the Fate/Stay Night themed glasses from Eyemirror.
  • White Day Cafe
    The Ufotable Cafe has a treat on White Day for anyone who likes the Sexy men of Type-Moon.
  • A Peek at the Stars
    A look at the Fate/EXTELLA Comic Anthology.
  • Saberface-Luv Alternative
    The Crazy Clover Club dives into the Alters of Shinjuku.
  • Unlimited Lost Works
    EMIYA (Alter) in the spotlight.