Square Enix announced through their Square Enix Manga & Books imprint a brand new Final Fantasy VII Remake art book titled Final Fantasy VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania.
Final Fantasy VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania isn’t just an art book as the over 300-page hardcover will also include visual reference materials used during the development of the game as well.
It will also include song liner notes, Q&A interviews with the Japanese voice actors and cutscene storyboards as well.
The official description begins, “Packed with art and visual reference materials used during development of the game, this deluxe, hardcover volume is a must-have for fans of hit video game Final Fantasy VII Remake.”
“Final Fantasy VII Remake: Material Ultimania presents a comprehensive collection of production and CG art assets, including character models and illustrations, locations and backgrounds, accessories, weapons, enemies, and more, all accompanied by staff commentary,” it continues.
The description adds, “This volume also includes detailed costume references, cutscene storyboards, song liner notes from the sound staff, and Q & A interviews with the Japanese voice actors.”
Finally, it concludes, “At over 300 pages, this full-color, jacketed, hardcover book is a visual tribute to the stunning new rendition of one of the most beloved RPGs of all time.”
Final Fantasy VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania will be available to purchase on December 7, 2021.
The book is 8-1/4 x 11-5/8 and will be 336 pages long. It will retail for $39.99.
My Isekai Life
Along with the announcement of Final Fantasy VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania, Square Enix also announced My Isekai Life: I Gained a Second Character Class and Became the Strongest Sage in the World! volume 1.
My Isekai Life is created by Shinkoshoto, Ponjea, and Huuka Kazabana.
The story follows corporate worker Yuji Sano as he is transported into another world through his computer and becomes a member of the Monster Tamer character class.
The official description begins, “Whether at the office or at home, corporate drone Yuji Sano works all the time. So when his home PC flashes a message about him being summoned to another world, Yuji restarts his machine…only to find that he’s inadvertently accepted the summons!”
It adds, “Now in a fantasy world far removed from paperwork and computers, Yuji has just one thing on his mind: waking up from what he thinks is a dream and getting back to the mountain of work he left behind!”
The description concludes, “But this other world has other plans for Yuji, who quickly discovers his Monster Tamer character class allows him to befriend slimes! And thanks to their number, those slimes help him absorb so much magical knowledge that he gains a second character class in the blink of an eye! How will Yuji wield his power now that he’s the greatest sage the realm has ever known?! And what about all that paperwork?!”
My Isekai Life will be available to purchase on December 14, 2021. It will retail for $10.99. It is 192 pages long and 5 x 7-1/8.