Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 Kicks Off with a Major Two-Day Event in Los Angeles
SANTA MONICA, CA (January 14, 2019) – For the first time ever, American fans of Fate/Grand Order will get a chance to experience the fantastic world of the mobile game thanks to the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019. The tour will be making its first stop in Los Angeles, California with a special two-day event held at the California Market Center. The celebration begins with a kickoff night on February 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (PST) and continues the next day on February 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (PST). Tickets for the event will go on sale January 16th at 10:00 a.m. (PST), with $20 tickets for the February 23rd kickoff night, $30 for February 24th, and a $45 option for both days.
Hosted by Aniplex of America, the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019’s kickoff event in Los Angeles will feature a plethora of attractions including many immersive photo-op areas, a Challenge Quest Battle Zone, and a Kigurumi Greeting Stage where fans can catch a glimpse of the Female Protagonist and more from “Learning with Manga.” Upon entering the event, fans will be dazzled by the large-scale Fate/Grand Order Monument, which captures an iconic scene from the game’s story that is sure to pull at any fan’s heartstrings. The Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 will also have a mesmerizing Noble Phantasm Exhibit featuring life-size weapons from the game including both Jeanne d'Arc and Jeanne d'Arc (Alter)'s flags, Nero Claudius's Aestus Estus, Gilgamesh's sword, Ea, Leonardo da Vinci's staff, and the unveiling of the never-before-seen Sakata Kintoki (Rider)’s Golden Bear and Altria Pendragon (Alter)’s Excalibur Morgan.
The Los Angeles event will also summon special guests Kana Ueda (voice of Ishtar), Satoshi Tsuruoka (voice of Arash, Gilles de Rais, Caligula, and Spartacus), and FGO PROJECT’s Creative Producer, Yosuke Shiokawa, for special panels on the Main Stage. Fans attending the Los Angeles event will also be the first ones to get their hands on exclusive tour merchandise, as well as products from other vendors selling Fate merchandise.
For fans unable to make it to the Los Angeles event, the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 plans to head to Anime Central (Rosemont, IL), Anime Expo (Los Angeles, CA), and Anime Weekend Atlanta (Atlanta, GA) throughout 2019, before making its final stop at Anime NYC (New York, NY) in November.
For the most up-to-date information on the tour, please visit the official website for the tour (https://fate-go.us/tour2019) or follow the Fate/Grand Order Facebook (@FateGO.USA) and Twitter (@FateGO_USA) pages!
About the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 in Los Angeles:
Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019
California Market Center
110 E. 9th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90079
Dates & Times:
February 23, 2019 (Kickoff Night): 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (PST)
February 24, 2019: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (PST)
February 23, 2019 - $20
February 24, 2019 - $30
Two-Day (Feb 23 & 24) - $45
Ticket Sales Begin:
January 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (PST)
Official Tour Website: https://fate-go.us/tour2019
Kana Ueda (Voice of Ishtar)
Kana Ueda has brought to life to a variety of roles and characters through her voice acting. Her voice can be heard in shows such as: Gurren Lagann (Kinon), Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (Anastasia), and the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series (Hayate). One of Ms. Ueda’s most renowned roles is Rin Tohsaka from the Fate franchise, including Fate/stay night and Fate/Zero. In the mobile game Fate/Grand Order, she portrays the Servant Ishtar.
Satoshi Tsuruoka (Voice of Arash / Gilles de Rais / Caligula / Spartacus)
Satoshi Tsuruoka’s voice acting talents have been heard on stage, in video games, and in a vast amount of anime. He has been cast as the cautious cowboy Dyne of Sword Art Online II, as well as multiple Servants in the wildly popular Fate series, including: Gilles de Rais (Fate/Zero, Fate/Apocrypha, Fate/Grand Order), Spartacus (Fate/Apocrypha, Fate/Grand Order), Caligula (Fate/Grand Order), and Arash (Fate/Grand Order).
Yosuke Shiokawa (Creative Producer of FGO Project)
Yosuke Shiokawa began his career in 2000 when he joined Square Co., Ltd. (presently Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.). He was then seconded to SQUARE ENIX, INC. (North America) in 2009. After holding positions in Square Enix Holdings and Tokyo RPG Factory, he joined DELiGHTWORKS Inc. as a Creative Officer. In 2018, he became involved with the FGO Project as the Creative Producer, and is concurrently the studio head of DELiGHTWORKS SWALLOWTAIL Studios.
Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 Schedule:
Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 in Los Angeles (February 23- 24, 2019)
California Market Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Anime Central (May 17-19, 2019)
Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Anime Expo (July 4- 7, 2019)
Los Angeles Convention Center
(Los Angeles, CA)
Anime Weekend Atlanta (October 31 - November 3, 2019)
Renaissance Waverly & Cobb Galleria Center
Anime NYC (November 15-17, 2019)
(New York, NY)
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows include: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation, Eromanga Sensei, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, BLEND-S, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower, Slow Start, Record of Grancrest War, Today’s MENU for EMIYA Family, PERSONA5 the Animation, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs, Cells at Work!, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, DAKAICHI –I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year-, and Sword Art Online Alicization. In June 2017, the company launched the English version of the popular mobile game, Fate/Grand Order, which has exceeded four million downloads.