FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HIDIVE Reinforces Streaming Lineup with “Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia”
HOUSTON, TX — October 29, 2019 — HIDIVE announced today that it acquired distribution rights to Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia, the adaptation of the wildly popular Fate/Grand Order mobile game’s seventh Singularity, for audiences in the United States and Canada. The series premieres on HIDIVE, Tuesday, November 5, at 14:30 UTC, with new episodes premiering on following Tuesdays at the same time.
Ritsuka Fujimaru, the final human Master, and his Demi-Servant, Mash Kyrielight, have journeyed through multiple lands, realities and eras to prevent the Incineration of Humanity and repair “realms that cannot be observed” called Singularities. As the duo journeys in ancient Mesopotamia in the year 2655 B.C. to repair a newly discovered seventh Singularity, they find the fortress city of Uruk fighting back a fearsome attack of Demonic Beasts, known as the Absolute Demonic Front. What insidious power has begun to awaken in this ancient land?
Produced by CloverWorks (The Promised Neverland, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, DARLING in the FRANXX), Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia is directed by Toshifumi Akai (director Shelter, assistant director DARLING in the FRANXX, animation director Toradora!). UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (March comes in like a lion, Welcome to the Ballroom, Tiger & Bunny) performs the series’ opening theme “Phantom Joke” and Eir Aoi (Arslan Senki, Kill la Kill, Sword Art Online) performs “Hoshiga furu yume,” the series’ ending theme song.
The series stars Nobunaga Shimazaki (My Love Story!!, Black Clover, Free!) as Ritsuka Fujimaru, Rie Takahashi (School-Live!, SHIROBAKO, Comet Lucifer) as Mash Kyrielight, Tomokazu Seki (Psycho-Pass, Steins;Gate, Nanbaka) as Gilgamesh, Yu Kobayashi (Cutie Honey Universe, Gourmet Girl Graffiti, Negima!) as Enkidu, Takahiro Sakurai (Ahiru no Sora, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, Mob Psycho 100) as Merlin and Kana Ueda (Girls und Panzer, Maria Watches Over Us, Hayate the Combat Butler) as Ishtar.
For more information on Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia, visit: https://anime.fate-go.us/ep7-tv/.
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