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Breath of Fire Promotion VTR / ーブレス オブ ファイアー プロモーションVTRー is a VHS cassette created by Capcom in 1993 to promote their debut RPG, Breath of Fire.

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The video cassette was most likely issued to retailers to play within their stores in Japan prior to the release of the game on April 3, 1993.

This tape features a Japanese narration explaining the premise, plot, characters, and gameplay of Breath of Fire. Some of the footage features elements that were changed in the final game, such as a particular cutscene involving Bo during the prologue.

Additionally, four tracks from Breath of Fire's score are used in the video: "Culvert", "Distant View", "Expedition", and "Battling". The versions of the music exhibited in this cassette are the original versions of the tracks prior to being down-sampled for the Super Famicom / Super Nintendo.

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Although the VHS runs for 27 minutes and 43 seconds, the video actually loops once after the 13 minute, 55 second mark.

On June 4, 2021, a digital copy of the VHS was uploaded to YouTube by the Breath of Fire fan page. No English subtitles currently exist.

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