The Gullwings, Yuna, Rikku and Paine, on the Celsius in Final Fantasy X-2.

Why Only Three Playable Female Characters in Your Party for the Mainline Final Fantasy Series?

I’ve noticed every mainline Final Fantasy game has no more than three heroines. This might not sound true but check for yourself. Only three. Why is this? When I discussed […]

Tetsuya Nomura.

Discussing Why Tetsuya Nomura isn’t Destroying Final Fantasy

Thanks to Dan_Tsukasa for the inspiration! Typing “Nomura ruined Final Fantasy” in Google returns over 131,000 links of people explaining exactly that. Just on the front page alone, you can […]

Vaan's character portrait from Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Vaan’s Theoretical World B Timeline

A cheerful youth who skillfully uses a variety of weapons in battle. Confident in his skills, he fearlessly enters any fierce battle. —Description Vaan is a hyperactive street urchin living […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Terra Branford riding in Magitek artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

The “Fantasy” Genres in Final Fantasy

Low fantasy is “fiction where magical events intrude on an otherwise normal world.” This type of fantasy occurs in the Final Fantasy games Nomura designed. High fantasy “take place in […]

Cloud Strife and Squall Leonhart listen to Tidus in Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

The Meteorological Meta Story of Final Fantasy

Most of the Final Fantasy games a character, usually the flagship, with a meteorological name. Why do they do this? I guess in a ham-fisted way, to inform the player […]

Character height comparisons from Final Fantasy IX.

Aspilanti84’s Analysis of Final Fantasy IX’s Story and Characters

Hold on to your seats, everyone. This is a long one. Here, Apsilanti84 attempts to make a comprehensive analysis of Final Fantasy IX. They do so in two different threads: […]

Tidus fading away in Final Fantasy X.

The Final “Fantasy” of the Main Characters

A fantasy is a situation imagined by an individual that expresses certain desires or aims at the part of its creator. Fantasies sometimes involve situations that are highly unlikely, or […]