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Fate Franchise Delivers a Waver-Based Detective Anime Spinoff

fateWaver Velvet is known as the boy who fought alongside Iskandar during Fate/Zero‘s Fourth Holy Grail War, but he’s about to add another accomplishment to his résumé. The newly-revealed TYPE-MOON anime spinoff Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note sees Waver adopting the name El-Melloi and setting off to challenge a variety of magical and mystical cases.

While the full series isn’t set to premiere until July, Crunchyroll already announced simulcast plans, kicking things off with episode 0 today.

Anime studio TROYCA produces the series, which is based on the popular novel by Makoto Sanda. Makoto Kato (Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru) directs, with Fate/Zero director Ei Aoki supervising and Yuki Kajiura (Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) on music composition.


Territories for Crunchyroll’s simulcast include North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.