Yoshitaka Amano, famous for his illustrations and character designs featured in the Final Fantasy series and many other games/anime, announced that his film directorial debut Deva Zan will release worldwide in Spring 2012.

The animated film, which Amano concepted a decade ago and has been developing since, is "set after the Jinshō (Buddhist divine generals) were defeated by darkness and became lost in time," according to a report from Anime News Network.

Zan, the amnesiac samurai lending his name to the movie title, gathers a group of fellow soldiers who can cross through time and space to fight against "the legions of darkness." Stay tuned to Deva Zan's official site for more details soon!

[Via Nobuooo]