Final Fantasy is finally getting an Ultimania book for the English audience with Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive covering Final Fantasy I through Final Fantasy VI, to be published by Dark Horse in Summer 2018.
The first volume of Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive covers the first six Final Fantasy games with over 300 pages of lore, development details, artwork, and more. The first English release promises to remain faithful to its original Japanese source material while simultaneously offering unparallelled accessibility for Western readers.
Here’s more on Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1:
An astonishing journey through the creation of the seminal role playing epic, officially available in English for the first time ever! This holy grail of Final Fantasy fandom is packed full of original concept art, process pieces, and notes from the original artists and designers chronicling the creation of these timeless games.
Dark Horse and Square Enix are thrilled to offer the first of three volumes celebrating the entrancing lore and exciting development of the initial six entries into the Final Fantasy saga. Totaling over three-hundred pages and collected in a high-quality hard-cover binding, Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 remains faithful to its original Japanese source material while simultaneously offering unparalleled accessibility for Western readers. No Final Fantasy collection is complete without this beautiful tome of art, lore, and history.
Those of you interested can pre-order the book at Amazon. It’ll release on June 5, 2018 for $39.99.