Thursday, August 26th, 2021

KOF XV Masami Obari Animated Movie Preview


Back in January, SNK's Yasuyuki Oda and Eisuke Ogura announced that legendary Japanese anime director, Masami Obari (Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture), will be returning to the SNK universe to direct an animated short movie to coincide with the release of King of Fighters XV. The latest KOF XV trailer from Gamescom 2021 provided the first look at the new animation, confirming the appearances of Terry Bogard, Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Mai Shiranui, and Shun'ei for the movie. It's worth noting that this is the first time seeing Kyo and Iori drawn and animated in the Masami Obari art style! Below, scroll down to take a closer look at some stills from the animation that will be included within KOF XV's Gallery mode.


Learn more about the in-development anime and history behind Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture (1994) inside TFG's article from January 2021, which also includes some commentary from KOF15 creative director, Eisuke Ogura, and SNK's director Yasuyuki Oda. Also be sure to check out all of the new KOF15 content revealed during Gamescom 2021!
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Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture (1994) is a cult classic and easily one of the best fighting game anime adaptations ever made. One of the most memorable aspects of the movie is the incredible art direction, made possible by legendary Japanese anime director, Masami Obari.
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