Speedpaint added! Watch here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Unlimited Budget Works fanart complete!!! Finally. ;w; I wonder why my first ideas for fan art for a series I've just finished are poster-style drawings... They're fun to do, but they take a while ;w;
My introduction to the Fate/Stay series was through the manga (or, the one adapted from the original anime). I bought the first five volumes a couple of years ago and read them a few times, but never tried to find any more. XD Finally I heard there was a new anime out, so I started watching it from around the point where I had left off in the manga...only to realize that I was not watching a remake, but an entirely different version altogether. Then
I looked it up on Wikipedia and discovered that F/SN was originally an otome game, which splits into three routes based on whichever female you prefer Shirou to follow. My mind was blown. I hadn't just switched from manga to anime, I had completely jumped routes. oAo; (from Saber's route to Rin's route) No wonder I was so confused at first XD;
I have to say, I was greatly dissatisfied with that epilogue. Shirou in this route seems to have no concept of options
(as such, the series is titled appropriately). There are so many ways one can be a "hero of justice" besides physically fighting for justice. In addition, I really disliked the hopelessness the whole route portrayed. :/ Good things were, of course, the amazing backgrounds and smooth animation, the basic storyline, and the character interaction. (Except Shinji. Everyone hates Shinji and interacting with Shinji. *cringe*)
I haven't seen Fate/Stay Night (the original anime), but from screenshots alone Unlimited Blade Works is definitely better visually, in general.
Which route is your favorite?
Tools: Paint Tool SAI (main), Photoshop (final edits)
Time: ~14+ hours
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