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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children
Japanese: ファイナルファンタジーVII アドベントチルドレン


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 14, 2005
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Square Enix
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 41 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.971 (scored by 90,490 users)
Ranked: #5582
Popularity: #308
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Two years after the end of Final Fantasy VII the world is starting to get back on it's feet and is working towards a new future. However, there is a new threat from a new illness called Geo-stigma, and three men that seem to be seeking Jenova. Cloud and his friends from the orginal game must once again reunite to combat the new threat.

(Source: ANN)


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Sakurai, Takahiro
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Morikawa, Toshiyuki
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Ito, Ayumi
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Morikubo, Showtaro
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Nozue, Takeshi
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Nomura, Tetsuya
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Director, Animation Director, Original Character Design
Uematsu, Nobuo
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Nojima, Kazushige
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Ending Theme

"Calling" by Kyosuke Himuro

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Jun 10, 2008
I've never actually played FFVII. I know, blasphemy, right? But it's impossible to live on the Internet and not know these characters, and the animation looked so pretty, how could I resist?

(This review contains spoilers for the FFVII game, but not the actual movie.)

STORY - I recall looking up FFVII's backstory and plot once or twice on Wikipedia, but most of what I know is based on sniplets of casual conversation, fanart, random other things on the Internet, and the (bastardized) versions of the characters' stories in Kingdom Hearts. That said, Advent Children's story was mostly "Wait, what?" to me. Even for movies based off read more
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Jan 8, 2007
There aren't many video game players that I know of who haven't heard of Final Fantasy, and there aren't any RPG maniacs that I've met that haven't heard of Final Fantasy VII. The seventh installment of the never-ending Final Fantasy series is the most famous, and for a while I had no idea why, since I had never played the game. When the sequel, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children was announced, I had no idea what it was to be about, but since I was consumed with Final Fantasy X, X-2 and the Kingdom Hearts series, I decided to give the movie a shot.

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Oct 6, 2007
Title: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Anime(?): AC is a digitally animated film that was released in 2005 by Square-Enix (famous for the Final Fantasies, duhr!), and directed by Tetsuya Nomura (Kingdom Hearts, FFVIII, FFX, duhr!). The original version was released in Japan in 2005, and it finally made its way Stateside in April of 2006 thanks to Squenix NA and Sony.

There have been several super-deluxe ultimate editions released, as is Squenix's habit, and I'm not even going to bother covering those.

Story: I would assume that you know this, but maybe you've been hiding under a rock. Basically, it's two years after read more
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Oct 14, 2008
Final Fantasy VII, the game, will have a special place in my heart for the reason that it was the first RPG I ever completed. It holds powerful sway, so much so I've beaten it 100% many times, worked hard to raise gold chocobo's and even defeated the "unbeatable" Weapons.

Sitting down to Advent Children I came into it with mixed thoughts. On one hand I knew it would never capture the charm of the game, but since it had all the same characters it must have some good parts. Was I right? No, I was horribly wrong.

I watched this movie both subtitled with Japanese audio read more
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