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"Ahead on Our Way"
FFV Ahead on Our Way
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The "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" (ファイナルファンタジーV メインテーマ, Fainaru Fantajī Faibu Mein Tēma?), also known as "Ahead on Our Way" is the main theme of Final Fantasy V.

Game appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy VEdit

"Four Hearts"
Four Hearts
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As the game's main theme, a large number of tracks from the game's soundtrack are either arrangements of this theme, or contain it on the track. Examples of arrangements are the tracks "Four Hearts", the first overworld theme; "Deception", which plays during the encounter with Siren; and "The Day Will Come". The theme was also included in the tracks "A Presentiment", and the "Ending Theme".

The "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" was the first main theme in the series to not be used as an overworld theme, but was rather the background theme for the opening intro of the game. It wa released as the first track of the Final Fantasy V: Original Sound Version.

The arranged versions of the "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V", "Four Hearts", "Deception" and "The Day Will Come" by TOSE for Final Fantasy V Advance are included in the limited Final Fantasy Finest Box collection. They are, respectively, the first, third, fifteenth and twenty-eight tracks of the collections' second disc, which is analogous to the game's original soundtrack's first disc.

Final Fantasy: Legend of the CrystalsEdit

The main theme of Final Fantasy V was included in the opening theme of the OVA Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals, the sequel to Final Fantasy V.

The aforementioned opening theme was released in the Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals Kaze no Shou, Hono'o no Shou album, as its first track.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

An arrangement of "Four Hearts" by Takeharu Ishimoto appears in Dissidia Final Fantasy, and plays on the stage board of Destiny Odyssey V. It is known as "Four Hearts -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY V"; it is the twenty-second track of the first disc of the Dissidia Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack album.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

"Four Hearts -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY V" is reused in Dissidia 012 as Bartz's world map theme.

Theatrhythm Final FantasyEdit

The "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" appears at the opening sequence of the Final Fantasy V Series play. Furthermore, "Four Hearts" was selected as the theme for the Final Fantasy V Series play's respective Field Music Sequence.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain CallEdit

An arrangement of "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" is used as the background music for the game's main menu.

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's DungeonEdit

An arrangement of "The Day Will Come" by Yuzo Takahashi and titled "Together Forever" appears in Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon. It was released as the fourteenth track of the game's original soundtrack.

Arrangement Album appearancesEdit

Piano Collections: Final Fantasy VEdit

A piano arrangement of this theme by Shirou Satou was featured in the Final Fantasy V Piano Collections album, named as "Ahead on our Way".

Final Fantasy V: Dear FriendsEdit

A high-quality arrangement of the "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V", called "Ahead on our Way", is found on this album. It features Saami vocals at the beginning of the arrangement.

Tour de Japon: Music from Final FantasyEdit

The "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" was performed at the Tour de Japon concerts by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Piano Opera Final Fantasy IV/V/VIEdit

A piano arrangement by Hiroyuki Nakayama of this theme is included in this album as its ninth track.

Final Fantasy Orchestra AlbumEdit

The main theme of Final Fantasy V appears on this Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary arrangement album.

Final Fantasy Tribute ~Thanks~Edit

"Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" was arranged for this tribute album by JABBERLOOP and is the first track of its second disc.

Compilation Album appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy V 5+1Edit

This theme was included in this mini album as "Main Theme" and is its second track.

Final Fantasy V Mambo de ChocoboEdit

The "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V" was included in the "FINAL FANTASY MEGAMIX" medley featured at the end of the album.

An unused version of an opening theme for Final Fantasy V has been released on the Final Fantasy V Mambo de Chocobo album, under the name "Opening Idea Version2" (unreleased). However, the theme is very distinct from the final main theme.

Final Fantasy VinylsEdit

"Final Fantasy V Main Theme" is included on the first disc of this collector's edition set. The arrangement "Four Hearts" is found on the second disc.


  • The ending theme of Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, is a two-track long variation of the game's main theme, and has some resemblances to the "Main Theme of Final Fantasy V".

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