Originally released in 2005 on DVD and UMD, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
is a CG-animated sequel to Square/Enix's seminal RPG masterpiece Final Fantasy VII
. The film makes its Blu-ray debut with Complete
, boasting an English-dubbed cut of the film with 30 minutes of new footage
. Also included is a brand-new OAV On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel
, a side-story to Advent Children
based on an original novel, plus Reminiscence of Final Fantasy VII Compilation
recaps the entire story of FFVII
using original cutscene animation, and has been expanded to include material from FFVII: Crisis Core
and FFVII: Dirge of Cerebus
also comes with trailers for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII
games, including the main RPG plus side games Agito
As eagerly awaited as any theatrical feature, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children represents a landmark event for gamers everywhere. FFVII: Advent Children is not only a sequel to arguably the most popular Final Fantasy game ever, but it's a state-of-the-art computer animated film boasting over an hour of fully rendered CG animations that draw the viewer directly into the mythic Final Fantasy world! Many of the series' most beloved characters will be making a return for FFVII: Advent Children, and they've all been given stunning character redesigns by famed Final Fantasy character designer Nomura Tetsuya.
The setting is two years after the events of Final Fantasy VII. The once-prosperous city of Midgar has been reduced to ruins by the conflict between rebel group Avalanche and corporate power Shinra, who once sought to monopolize the world's power supply at the cost of the planet's very future. The people of Midgar are still recovering, but a mysterious disease called Geostigma is removing hope as it quietly takes their lives. In the midst of this, former Avalanche member Cloud Strife returns from self-imposed solitude to once again take up the mantle of hero...