Via Famitsu: French animation company Cyber Group Studio announced that it had signed a contract with Square Enix to animate the popular JRPG “Final Fantasy IX“. The animated adaptation is said to be a family-friendly show that mainly targets children aged 8 to 13.
The official Square Enix site in English describes the game as:
Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria. To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle. Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey. Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.