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|Japanese voice actor||Hiroki Tōchi|
|Final Fantasy XV Character|
Head of Royal Family Guards, and one of the three strongest fighters in Lucis. While he is harsh to Noctis and the others, he is a true man of honor who takes his vows to king and country very seriously.
- —Official description
Cor Leonis is a companion of Noctis and a guest character in Final Fantasy XV. As one of the three best fighters in the kingdom of Lucis, he is also known as the "Immortal Shogun". He is not friends with Noctis, but rather with his father, and he will be a guest character in the party on occasion.
Cor is a middle-aged man with short brown hair, light blue eyes, and a grim face. He wears a black collared jacket that has skull-motif buttons, and a shirt with skull-prints. He wears black trousers and red-soled black boots.
He is a stubborn and stern, no-nonsense military man sworn to King Regis and his country. He is strict with Noctis and his friends, and though he does not always see things eye to eye with them, he is duty-bound to watch over them.
Creation and DevelopmentEdit
The age of 42 was picked for Cor, because in Japanese culture, 42 is seen as unlucky and it's thought that men of that age will befall great misfortune.
Touchi was first cast as the chauffeur of the Lucis family before he was recast as Cor Leonis.
Cor leonis is a Latin phrase that means "Heart of the Lion", or "Lion's heart". Cor Leonis is also the name of a fictitious Sicilian Mafia family (Corleone) from the novel The Godfather.
Its Latin meaning may be an allusion to the recurring name in the series.
- Cor is 42 years old in the game. In Japanese culture, the number 42 is considered unlucky because the numerals, when pronounced separately—shi ni (four two)—sound like the phrase, "unto death".
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 http://www.novacrystallis.com/2013/06/final-fantasy-versus-xiiis-story-remains-intact-in-final-fantasy-xv/
- ↑ http://www.novacrystallis.com/2013/06/final-fantasy-xv-main-characters-and-japanese-voice-cast-revealed/
- ↑ http://squareportal.net/2013/06/20/new-final-fantasy-xv-details-and-interview/