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Are these two people with the same given name the same person?

Are Emiya Shirou and Kotomine Shirou the same person? He looks like Archer/Emiya. If so, how did he become Kotomine and get a job as Holy Grail War Mediator?
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What is the purpose of the weird gender swaps of certain Sabers they throw in in "Fate/Apocrypha"?

In Fate/Zero and Fate/Stay Night, while Saber was referred to as 'king', she was always a woman. However, watching Fate/Apocrypha, we bring in Saber of Red: The above character even refers to King ...
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Where is the divergence in Fate/Apocrypha?

I know that the light novel Fate/Apocrypha has some divergent point after the Third Grail War, but I was wondering what exactly that divergent point was. How did the world end up without a Fourth and ...
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In Fate, why do some male historical figures get turned into females, but not vice versa? [duplicate]

DISCLAIMER: My only knowledge about fate is the Fate/Zero and Unlimited Blade Works anime adaptations, as well as the Fate/Extella video game. This is something I'm genuinely curious about. The Fate ...
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How can Achilles and Astolfo lend Noble Phantasm?

Is it explained how Achilles and Astolfo can lend Noble Phantasm? I have only seen the anime so I am not sure if this is covered in the novels but for Charon to ask for a Noble Phantasm would indicate ...
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Karna's prana consumption

Throughout the fate universe, there are many strong servants. And one of them is Karna, who is said by Nasu to be on par with Gilgamesh. But it is a fact that he consumes so much mana that an ordinary ...
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Why did the Greater Grail fulfill Shirou's wish while the other Servants were still alive?

When Shirou enters the Greater Grail, it accepts his wish and starts executing it. However, at that time there were still Servants of both factions alive and fighting. Why did the Grail comply if the ...
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What are the special advantages of a ruler-type servant over any other type of servant in Fate Apocrypha?

From Wiki - Fate/Apocrypha: Fate/Apocrypha takes place in an alternate timeline from Fate/stay night. In the Third Holy Grail War, Darnic Prestone Yggdmillennia steals the Greater Grail, smuggling it ...
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Why have Fate/Zero and Fate/Apocrypha light novels not been officially translated to English?

I've just started reading fan translations of Fate/Zero and Fate/Apocrypha light novels, but it made me wonder, why have they not been officially translated to English? I don't know a great deal ...
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