The FFXIV Eorzea Academy manga will be out by Christmas

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The Final Fantasy XIV manga was revealed in the latest dwell Letter to the Producer stream, which will be referred to as both Academia Eorzea or the less complicated Eorzea Academy in English and Shiritsu Eorzea Gakuen in Japan. Now we bought our first have a look at the comedian, together with a shock identify for the Academy’s Principal.

The spin-off manga collection for Final Fantasy XIV has at present solely been revealed for a Japanese launch as a part of Square Enix’s Manga Up! platform and will seemingly be a prequel to the occasions of the MMO. In Japan at the least the primary situation will debut on the service on December 24 and will be up to date weekly each Friday from that time on.

While we nonetheless don’t know in regards to the launch in different international locations, at least at present followers bought a have a look at the primary teaser artwork by Amaichi Esora and a short synopsis of what the collection will be about. The artwork exhibits well-liked characters Alisaie, Alphinaud, G’raha Tia, and Estinien as college students in a classroom, with Y’shtola standing by within the background as their trainer.

The synopsis – initially revealed by Famitsu and translated by Twitter person @aitaikimochi – states that the Academies of Light and Dark have been merged into the highschool Eorzea Academy, the place their earlier rivalries trigger quite a lot of points. Most apparently, Scion receptionist Tataru Taru appears to be the brand new Principal of this academy – one thing just a few followers might elevate their eyebrows at.

One of essentially the most fascinating issues in regards to the manga is that it was seemingly introduced again in 2019 however dismissed as an April Fool’s joke, as 4Gamer notes. Well, it’s positively actual, and it’ll launch in Japan by Christmas – and will hopefully get a worldwide launch shortly after.

As for Final Fantasy XIV itself, the massive new Endwalker enlargement will additionally drop in December – and you’ll verify out the brand new patch roadmap proper right here.