By Patrick Aguda / January 14th, 2019
Aniplex USA has announced the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 for fans of the mobile game in the United States. The tour will kickoff at the California Market Center in Los Angeles, CA for a two-day event. This event will start on February 23 at 6:00 pm and will run till 9:00 pm. On February 24, the festivities start at 10:00 am and run until 6:00 pm PST.
The kickoff event will feature many attractions including the following:
- Photo Op Area – Take pictures on elaborate sets featuring scenes from the game.
- Challenge Quest Battle Zone – Compete in in-game quests alongside other Masters.
- Kigurumi Greeting Stage – see the Female Protagonist and more from “Learning with Manga.”
- Fate/Grand Order Memorial Message Wall – Write a message on the tour wall!
- Fate/Grand Order VR Experience – Join Mash Kyrielight or Altria Pendragon in a VR adventure!
- Fate/Grand Order Duel -collection figure- Play Zone – Challenge other Masters to the official FGO tabletop game
- Cosplay Gathering Area – Cosplay gathering sessions with fellow fans!
- Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 Official Merchandise Store – Your stop for official tour merchandise!
Fans will also be able to see a special Fate/Grand Order Monument which shows an iconic moment from the mobile game’s story. A special Noble Phantasm Exhibit will also be available fans. This museum features life-sized weapons from the game including the following:
- Altria Pendragon (Alter)’s Excalibur Morgan
- Jeanne d’Arc and Jeanne d’Arc (Alter)’s Flags
- Nero Claudius’ Aestus Estus
- Gilgamesh’s sword, Ea
- Leonardo da Vinci’s staff
- Sakata Kintoki (Rider)’s Golden Bear (never-before-seen!)
This two-day event also promises some special guests for fans of the game. Kana Ueda (voice of Rin Tohsaka and Ishtar) and Satoshi Tsuruoka (voice of Arash, Gilles de Rais, Caligula, and Spartacus) will both be appearing at the Los Angeles kickoff event. FGO Project’s Creative Producer, Yosuke Shiokawa, will also be in attendance at the event. All three guests will be at special panels on the Main Stage at the event.
In addition to all of this, fans at the event will be the first to be able to get their hands on exclusive tour merchandise as well as other Fate merchandise from other vendors at the event.
Tickets for the kickoff event go on sale on January 16, 2019 at 10:00 am PST. There are 3 different ticket options available for attendees. The options are as follows:
- February 23, 2019 – $20
- February 24, 2019 – $30
- 2-Day (Feb. 23 & 24) – $45
You can purchase tickets when they go on-sale HERE.
If you are unable to make it to the event in Los Angeles, do not fret. The tour will be making stops at other conventions across the US. Other than the kickoff event, the tour will stop at the following conventions:
- Anime Central (Rosemont, IL) (May 17-19, 2019)
- Anime Expo (Los Angeles, CA) (July 4-7, 2019)
- Anime Weekend Atlanta (Atlanta, GA) (October 31 – November 3, 2019)
- Anime NYC (New York, NY) (Final Stop!) (November 15-17, 2019)
If you are interested in attending the tour at all, please check out its official website for more information. You can reach the official website HERE.
Will you be attending any of the stops on the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019?
SOURCE: Press Release
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