Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV Arrives August In Cinemas, VOD

Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV Film details Takeshi Nozue, Takashi Hasegawa Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Director: Takeshi Nozue 

Writer: Takashi Hasegawa

Release Date: 19th of August 2016

Format: VOD, Cinemas

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 1Hr 50 Min

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama


King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire’s plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power.

Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV will be available on Video on Demand the 30 of August 2016. This release is to follow a limited release in cinemas on the 19th of August 2016. A digital release for the Soundtrack to Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV will have a worldwide release on the 9th of September 2016. A CD release will follow on the 26th of October 2016. Also, the video game tie-in will be available across multiple game platforms on the 30th of September 2016.

Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, is not a live action film. Instead, fans of the series will be introduced to a CGI-driven film. According to the press release The storyline:

“….is effectively self-contained, it is also part of a complex and dynamic fictional universe shared with two other properties, Brotherhood series and upcoming video game….”

John R. Graham composed the soundtrack for Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV. Graham grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains area. His career as a music composer extends into various facets of the video game and movie industry. Yoko Shimomura penned the main theme for the film. Shimomura’s work can also be heard via the video game tie-in.

“I was brought into write filmic music that would inhabit the world of the film, a counterbalance to Yoko Shimomura’s beloved music for the Final Fantasy game series.

I ended up writing about 100 minutes of music which I hope conveys this simultaneous light-and-dark feeling and underlines the contradictions of the characters, the plot and even the lighting of the film.”

“In Kingsglaive, sacrifice is real and the stakes for the characters are sometimes fatal….”

“….Musically the score moves back and forth between dark and light, reflecting the ambiguity and changing position of both the characters and even the place, Lucius, where much of the action occurs.”

John R. Graham

Watch the first twelve minutes to Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV below along with a couple of stunning trailers to the film.


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