After a final stretch of outstanding episodes. Fate/Apocrypha finally reaches its conclusion. A show that by all means should have been doomed by nature of the production issues that plagued it, yet one that continued to pull through by part of the incredible staff who were determined to burn their work into everyone’s memories. Let’s take one last look at what makes Apocrypha special, and why I’ve had so much fun following and covering it for the past half year.
With the climax fully underway now, we’re presented with the opportunity to look at the episodes that kickstart it and address the question of whether or not they suffered a dip in quality with episode 22 looming so near. The answer? A resounding no. Read on for more on the hows and whys of what makes them exciting in their own right.
The less frantic section of the show was a blessing for the staff who knew the heaviest episodes were about to come – in retrospect, we can say they made the right choice! And, although the grand action is the main reason why people pay attention to Fate/Apocrypha, this downtime is filled with interesting production details as well. Read more to find out about them!
We’re almost as behind on the coverage of Fate/Apocrypha as studio A-1 is on its production, but it remains a project that’s earned its right to be covered in detail without skipping to its most recent accolades. You can expect these posts to go up very consistently so that we can be fully caught up soon. But for now, here’s the beginning of its second cours!
There’s plenty to cover this time as we go through the last episodes that wrapped up Apocrypha‘s first cours. Story developments, a look into the staff’s continued attention to detail, as well as insight into the state of the production itself as it makes its way into the second cours!
If you’re in need of an example of something which more than lived up to the hype, then look no further than this episode. As it turns out, the staff weren’t lying when they promised an episode you shouldn’t miss. From spectacular action to surprisingly inspired depictions of tragic pasts, this episode’s got it all!
After a brief respite we’ve arrived to the first big clash of the series, which offers an opportunity to all the exceptional digital animators tied to this project to prove their worth. Things are heating up, and the episode all creators keep hyping is coming next!
The focus has shifted back to the Great Grail War itself after some time spent with Jeanne and Sieg, which naturally entails the return of the show’s prominent action sequences. The trend of notable industry figures coming along to help is going strong, too, so let’s see how their craft influences things this time around.
Things are progressing steadily storywise, but can the same be said for the production itself? Let’s dive in and see which industry stars have been rocking the boat these past two weeks.
We’re still pacing our way through the show’s introduction, judging by how most of this episode was setup for things to come. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about, however! The state of the production itself is becoming increasingly clear, not to mention the appearance of a surprise star!