FINAL FANTASY® IX will be adapted for the first time as an animated series
PARIS, June 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cyber Group Studios, the leading international producer / distributor of animated series and creator of entertainment brands for children and families, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive option agreement with Square Enix Co., Ltd. for an adaptation of the timeless classic, FINAL FANTASY® IX in an animated series for the first time.
Cyber Group Studios will produce the series at its studios in Paris and Roubaix (France) and will also be in charge of global distribution as well as merchandise licensing activities.
Based on a fan favorite, FINAL FANTASY® IX, will be an adventure animated series primarily aimed at children ages 8 to 13 and a family audience when it comes to co-viewing. It will target and appeal to gaming players as well, as the adaptation will maintain the game world through the supervision of Square Enix, while incorporating additional production and major entertainment value.
“We are honored and enthusiastic to participate with our friends at Square Enix in such a great adventure”, both declared Pierre Sissmann, Chairman of the Management Board of Cyber Group Studio, and Dominique Bourse, COO, who added: “The opportunity to Reach such a large crowd with hundreds of millions of fans around the world as well as a new audience of children and adults is a huge challenge of which we are extremely proud. It’s a dream come true for our teams France and the United States and we already look forward to creating great entertainment that respects this fantastic brand. ”
About Cyber Group Studios:
Cyber Group Studios is a leading producer and distributor of animated series and a developer of global brands of entertainment for children and families around the world. Founded in 2005 and employing approximately 150 people, the company has established offices in Paris, France) and Los Angeles (United States), workshops at Paris and Roubaix (France) and has structured strategic partnerships in Russia and China. Cyber Groups Studios creates and promotes content for broadcasters, digital platforms, theaters and consumer products (home entertainment, interactive games, consumer products). The company’s dedication to managing content that resonates with children and families around the world has earned Cyber Group Studios numerous international awards. For more information visit:www.cybergroupstudios.com
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