Yoshinori Kitase News

One of the most celebrated individuals in the history of Final Fantasy, Yoshinori Kitase served as director on Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII.

Since then, Kitase has acted as producer and following his work on the Final Fantasy XIII Saga, he is now hard at work on the Final Fantasy VII Remake.


Final Fantasy VII Remake - 6 hours ago

Business Division 1 recruitment page goes up, other original FFVII staff involved with Remake

Square Enix has finally put up a recruitment page for Business Division 1, the Square Enix Japan studio headed by producer Yoshinori Kitase. Business Division 1 was formed in December 2013 with the team behind Lightning Returns: Final Fa...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 3 months ago

Kitase talks VII Remake voicing and latest artwork

Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Final Fantasy VII Remake has discussed the voicing and latest artwork for the game in the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation. Kitase revealed most of the voice acting has been finished for the main stor...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 4 months ago

Kitase talks VII Remake and asked about a remake for VI

Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Final Fantasy VII Remake and head of Square Enix Business Division 1 has discussed the latest progress on the game in an interview with Famitsu. Kitase says "We're currently brushing up the scene from th...


Mobius Final Fantasy - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy VII Remake event coming to Global version of Mobius Final Fantasy in February

Square Enix has confirmed via the official Mobius Final Fantasy Facebook page that the Final Fantasy VII Remake event is coming to the Global version of Mobius Final Fantasy next month. This event was originally held in the Japanese vers...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 12 months ago

Mobius Final Fantasy Arriving In The West Soon

Soon good news for mobile gamers today, as legendary Final Fantasy creator Yoshinori Kitase has said that Mobius Final Fantasy will be arriving for Western gamers to play in the "not-so-distant future". Speaking on the Final Fantasy Port...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy VII Remake Series Compared To Final Fantasy XIII Trilogy

Square Enix has confirmed that each part of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake will offer plenty of content, with Yoshinori Kitase comparing it to the Final Fantasy XIII Trilogy. In an interview with Game Informer, Kitase offered some...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 1 year ago

Speculation: Final Fantasy VII Remake To Feature Advent Children Cast

In a recent interview with Dengeki PlayStation, Tetsuya Nomura and Yoshinori Kitase discuss a bit about the Final Fantasy VII Remake's voice acting and in a way have hinted that the Advent Children cast might be reprising their roles. “Basically," Nomura states, "it will be fully voiced. We still haven’t decided...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Be A Multi-Part Series

Following on from yesterday's trailer announcement during the PlayStation Experience, the Final Fantasy VII Remake has now been confirmed as a multi-part series due to the sheer depth of the the title. "The idea that a remake of Final Fantasy VII would not fit into a single release was there from...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 2 years ago

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Coming To PC This December

For those of you waiting to finish out your Final Fantasy XIII experience on PC, thankfully the wait is almost over as Square Enix has announced that the third and final game, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, will be coming out sometime in December. See - Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII...


Final Fantasy X-3 - 3 years ago

Final Fantasy X-3 Is Not On The Horizon Says Kitase

After the release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, namely the audio drama, there has been rumors regarding the future of the Final Fantasy X series and a possible sequel. Finally, we have an answer from Square Enix's director/producer Yoshinori Kitase. In a recent interview with Famitsu magazine, Kitase has given...

Final Fantasy XV - 3 years ago

Final Fantasy XV Is A Top Priority For Square Enix And Is Far Into Development

The end of the 8 year development of Final Fantasy XV might be closer than we think according to Square Enix producer Yoshinori Kitase. In a recent interview, Kitase mentioned that he believes the next installment of the Final Fantasy series is quite far into its development and assures fans...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Children More Interested In Final Fantasy Spin Offs Than Main Series Says Producer

In a recent interview, Square Enix producer Ichiro Hazama spoke about what he believes younger fans want from the Japanese developer and what he think fans will appreciate more. "When you ask kids in their teens about their favorite Final Fantasy titles, Final Fantasy Type-0 and Dissidia are more popular than...


Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster - 4 years ago

Kitase Talks Original Concept For Final Fantasy X And More

Only about a month and a half left until the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster comes out in Japan and Yoshinori Kitase has sat down to discuss some interesting information regarding the game's original development. According to Kitase, originally the Final Fantasy X story was centered around this world where no...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Final Fantasy Committee Created To Ensure Quality Of Future Titles

Although Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has steadily grown in popularity and Final Fantasy XV's recent revamp has had many fans talking, Square Enix has decided that it's in their best interest to form a Final Fantasy Committee for quality assurance purposes for future titles. This committee is not made...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 4 years ago

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Behind The Scenes Video Series Begins

Square Enix has started a brand new behind the scenes video series called Inside the Square and this is the first time the company has ever had a behind the scenes video for a major Final Fantasy title. This first part is all about the characters and the world in...


Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 4 years ago

Kitase Compares Lightning Returns To Dark Souls

Good news folks, Square Enix are back to talking about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII again and this time they're talking about the gameplay in a bit more depth. As part of this, when asked to describe the gameplay by Famitsu Magazine, Yoshinori Kitase stated that he felt it had similarities...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 4 years ago

The Coliseum Will Return In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

It seems as though the Coliseum from Final Fantasy XIII-2 is set to return in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, although it might be in a different form. When speaking to French website Final Fantasy Dream, Yoshinori Kitase said that the Coliseum would return in "some form" for Lightning's next adventure. This...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 4 years ago

Lightning Returns Q&A With Kitase, Toriyama

At the recent Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII preview event we were able to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Motomu Toriyama. Kitase started things off by talking about his vision for Lightning Returns. This started by talking about how Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIII-2 shipped 9.7 million...