Square Enix’s PlayStation role-playing game Final Fantasy 9 is being adjusted into a animated series focused on children, producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios reported Tuesday.
The Final Fantasy 9 animated series is portrayed as “an adventure animation series primarily aimed at 8-13-year-old kids and family audiences with respect to co-viewing” in Cyber Group’s news release. The show plans to “please game players, as the adaptation will maintain the world of the game thanks to the supervision of Square Enix, while incorporating some additional major production and entertainment value,” Cyber Group added.
A release window for Final Fantasy 9’s animated adaptation was not declared.
Paris-based Cyber Group Studios was established in 2005. The organization’s animated series incorporate CGI shows like Gigantosaurus, Droners, My Goldfish is Evil, and Mirette Investigates, as well as series dependent on Mini Ninjas, Zorro, and Tom Sawyer.
Final Fantasy 9 first launched in 2000 on PlayStation. It was re-released in 2016 on Android, iOS, and PC; on PlayStation 4 in 2017; and on Nintendo Switch in 2019. The role-playing game stars Zidane Tribal, a thief who kidnaps (the willing) Princess Garnet and gets involved in a war between the countries of Lindblum and Alexandria. On their journey, Zidane and Garnet join a diverse cast of characters that incorporates the Black Mage Vivi, Alexandrian knight Adelbert Steiner, the anthropomorphic rat dragoon Freya Crescent, and Qu culinary chef Quina Quen.
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