Ambitious art: How Mistwalker fulfilled their magnificent vision for FANTASIAN

May 16, 2022 Adam Axler

Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of the iconic Final Fantasy series, had an ambitious vision for his latest production FANTASIAN. By importing photos of over 150 miniature handcrafted dioramas and innovating photogrammetry techniques, his team set out to create stunning sets and character effects for mobile.

We sat down with Sakaguchi and Takuto Nakamura, the director and main programmer of FANTASIAN, to peek behind the curtain at Mistwalker. In this blog, they share insight on how the team brought such a behemoth of an artistic vision to mobile. Check out our recent case study to delve even deeper into Mistwalker’s incredible achievement.

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