Level-5′s Fantasy Life Seen Through Yoshitaka Amano’s Artwork

By Spencer . December 8, 2012 . 9:30am

Yoshitaka Amano and Nobuo Uematsu are connected to another fantasy game, but not a "final" one. Level-5 hired the Final Fantasy artist as an illustrator for Fantasy Life. Amano also created cover art for the game’s mini-soundtrack CD. That’s a bonus for people that pickup Fantasy Life at launch.

 

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Fantasy Life’s music is composed by Uematsu who scored many Final Fantasy titles before starting his own company, Smile Please. Fantasy Life comes out in Japan on December 27.


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  • http://wiredjungle.wordpress.com/ DrakosAmatras

    The drawings certainly have a unique look from popular styles.

  • http://twitter.com/DarrylThinks The Letter D

    Always loved Yoshitaka Amano and his artwork. True art right there.

  • ronin4life

    Has anyone hinted on how many… err, “lives” one can lead on a single cartridge?
    If you can only have one and this game is localized, then that would be another excuse for me to import…>.>
    Eh, I’ll probably import it anyway… if I can afford it when it comes out…@,@

  • Elvick

    I love Amano’s art so much. Makes me wish I had some artistic capabilities.

  • Charles

    I really hope this gets localized.

  • ragingmerifes

    Amano’s art always look magical. Even when it’s porn.

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      Even porn is unable to beat the magical Amano lol.^_^

      • ragingmerifes

        Except when he draws porn himself. Which happened.

  • Aoshi00

    Awesome, pre-ordrered this from AmiAmi so I wouldn’t miss the Uematsu soundtrack, Amano cover art is even better :) Still bummed Amazon canceled my Amano artbook set :(..

  • SnowVilliers

    So, Yoshitaka Amano finally snaps and is now moving away slowly from the Final Fantasy series. That explains the lack of FF signature logo artwork in Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns.

    • http://www.siliconera.com/ Ishaan

      I wouldn’t say he “snapped” at all. He’s barely been involved in the last few games. Throwing a logo together doesn’t make him heavily involved in development to the point where he would have any reason to snap, as you put it.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Amaranth.Sparrow Allen Stuart

      Yoshitaka Amano is a freelance artist and always has been. He largely gave up lead design duties on the Final Fantasy series over a decade ago.

      Most of his work since the late-90s has been focused on fine art exhibitions and illustration work for novels.

  • YourAshyAss_Elbows

    Enlarge the artwork by just a tad bit more, please :). Looks good like always

  • Alexandra Cordes

    Such a tease. Announce it for NA already. >_<

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