Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

When Final Fantasy Villains Became Sociopaths Instead of Psychopaths…

I’ve written about the tonal shift of Final Fantasy villains and how they changed from one-dimensional stock characters to having some type of pathos. But why did they shift this […]

Tetsuya Nomura's Cloud Strife menu for Final Fantasy VII.

Every Final Fantasy Plot Mirrors Their Respective Main Character…

Thanks to Jason_Wanderer for the inspiration! Dedicated to guihcz! In this post, I talked about this: [Final Fantasy VIII] perfectly mirrors the hidden complexities within Squall himself. All the half-truths, […]

Firion's Blood Weapons in Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Blood Type Personality in Final Fantasy

Thanks to Schwahn for the inspiration. In Japan (and other East Asian countries), blood type is predictive of personality, temperament, and compatibility with others. So whereas the West has Myer-Briggs, […]

Edea's Orphanage with Squall Leonhart, Seifer Almast, Selphie Tilmitt, Zell Dincht, and Irvine Kinneas in Final Fantasy VIII.

What’s the Deal With All the Orphans in Final Fantasy?

I mean, c’mon. What…like they can’t they keep their parents or something? Orphans seem to be a common theme in Final Fantasy, but parents aren’t amirite?!. Here’s a SPOILER list: […]

Ignis Scientia, Noctis Lucis Caelum, Gladiolus Amicitia, and Prompto Argentum in the original Final Fantasy allusion looking over Insomnia across a Bridge in Final Fantasy XV.

Every Chapter of Final Fantasy XV Refers to the Previous Final Fantasy Games

Final Fantasy XV. A game for fans and first-timers. Well, I guess. It’s definitely new. Final Fantasy XV is the first game to incorporate real-time battle, something battle planner Ito […]

Tidus fades away in Final Fantasy X.

Most Final Fantasy Relationships Won’t Last 😞

Thanks to OnlyThingToDo for the inspiration! Every mainline Final Fantasy game has a happy ending. At the end of every Final Fantasy game, we tend to think the lead male […]

Garland holds Sara hostage in front of the Warrior of Light in Final Fantasy.

How are the Final Fantasy I – VI Worlds Connected? Let’s Look to Final Fantasy I: The 20th Anniversary Edition…

“Our promise to ourselves is that for every single game that we make, we are going to give it our all, and then we finish it, we’ll end it in […]

Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Why Final Fantasy Villains are Twisted…

We’re all aware that the main villains of Final Fantasy are a little off. Obviously, they’re “evil”. But for the most part, their “evil” is based on irrationality. So what […]