Netflix's New J-Drama 'Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light' Is Not What You Think It is, Perv

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A samurai in Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. (c) Square Enix

I swear this isn’t an April Fool’s joke: Netflix has picked up the Final Fantasy series’ first on-screen foray, a J-Drama titled Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light.

Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light is a wholesome family drama about a father and son who bond over Final Fantasy 14 , not some kind of healslut exposé, and Square Enix has provided a preview of the show below:

According to the show’s official Twitter account, international viewers can watch Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light starting this fall.

An update on the official website states that Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light airs in Japan on MBS and TBS starting April 16; it will be available on Japanese Netflix starting April 20 as well.

The drama coincides with Final Fantasy ’s 30th anniversary and is inspired by a true story about a father and son whose relationship changes due to their encounters in Final Fantasy 14 . The show is a mix of in-game and live-action footage and stars Yudai Chiba and Ren Oosugi.

Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light is a classic father-son story with a Square-Enixified twist: the son gives his dad a copy of Final Fantasy 14 for PS4 and joins him online, but without telling his dad who he is. While helping his dad on FInal Fantasy 14 , the son writes a blog about his experience of reconnecting with his pops. It promises to be heartwarming as anything, so keep an eye out if that’s what you’re into.

Will you be watching out for Daddy of Light ? Are you sure this isn’t an April Fool’s Joke? Feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

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