Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Getting A Record-Long 7-Minute Commercial In Japan On November 2-3

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Square Enix is going all out with the TV spots for Final Fantasy VII Remake, as they’ve announced that they’re airing a 7-minute long TVCM, making it the longest commercial in terrestrial TV history in Japan. [Thanks, 4Gamer.]

 

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The commercial features Masataka Kubota, who takes on the role of a boyfriend who never played Final Fantasy VII before.

 

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The girlfriend, portrayed by Misato Morita, was once huge fan of Final Fantasy VII, but Kubota is described as being too cool and “uninterested” in the game.

 

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However, after hearing about it from his girlfriend as well as his friend portraoyed by Tetsuji Tamayama who is also a big fan, it begins to pique his interest.

 

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The commercial is packed with little references and Easter eggs for older fans in Japan, including a look at a beat-up official guide book from back in the day.

 

Fans will get to check out the commercial from November 2 starting 6:30pm JST to  November 3 at 9:54pm JST during the FNS 27-hour TV special on Japanese sports, but it’ll likely get uploaded online later for everyone else to check out.

 

Final Fantasy VII Remake releases for PlayStation 4 on March 3, 2020. Check our previous report for a look at its latest screenshot featuring an updated look the Ghost monster.


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