The once classic Final Fantasy 9 will be revived as an Anime movie while fans are waiting for a remake of Square Enix.
Final Fantasy 9 was the final title in the PlayStation era of the series, and while not as popular as Final Fantasy 7, the game’s unique art style brought life to characters like Zidane, Garnet, and so on. With that success, the company created a great attraction for the gaming community at that time. Now, fans of Final Fantasy 9 are getting closer to experiencing this beautiful story again as it has been confirmed that the planned Final Fantasy 9 anime will premiere this weekend.
Plans for an anime set in Final Fantasy 9 were first made public last June, with the project set to be a co-production between Square Enix and French animation studio Cyber Group Studios. Released in 2000, Final Fantasy 9 is set on the planet Gaia in a world primarily adorned with a steampunk aesthetic that blends medieval and renaissance, rather than modern influences. as modern as that of Final Fantasy 7 or Final Fantasy 8, and it has also inadvertently become the distinct and irreplaceable symbol of Final Fantasy 9 to this day.
Getting such a unique look is sure to be one of the highlights when the Final Fantasy anime is finally revealed this week during The Licensing Expo event taking place in Las Vegas, from the 24th to the 24th. May 26. Cyber Group Studios Vice President of Advertising and International Licensing says the event will be the occasion to showcase their “most recently developed shows including Digital Girl, The McFire Family, Press Start! and Final Fantasy IX will be introduced for the first time, although there is no specific release date.
While little is known about the current Final Fantasy 9 anime adaptation, such as how many episodes or how long each chapter lasts, Cyber Group Studios’ primary area of expertise tends to focus on products geared toward Young audiences such as the Netflix series The Last Kids on Earth or Les Chroniques de Zorro, thus fueling rumors that the Final Fantasy 9 anime series will also target a child audience between the ages of 8 and 13. Licensing Expo will be streamed live, meaning Final Fantasy fans won’t have to wait too long to find out.
This isn’t the only good news Square Enix is currently holding, as the studio also confirmed a Nier Automata anime is in development via a teaser this past February. Final Fantasy 9 is the last game in the franchise that leans heavily on the flying spaceship theme that was so integral to games in the Super Nintendo era, which is part of the reason why so many fans want Square Enix to do. develop a future FF9 Remake game.
Even if Final Fantasy 9 isn’t the hardest or longest Final Fantasy title, exploring the game through the point of view of a protagonist like Vivi alone makes it worth playing, so perhaps a new anime series is the way to go. was just what the game needed to spur interest in a classic that had been forgotten for more than a decade, and it was a pity that it wasn’t released in time given the early PSX’s lifespan. close it. Hopefully Square Enix will bring fans more good news this week.