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: […]

The Turks in Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Would the Turks Have Been Heroes in Final Fantasy VII?

Thanks to DaleLeatherwood for the inspiration! The Turks in FFVII would be the heroes in every other Final Fantasy game, but for some reason, the game tracks a group of […]

Final Fantasy VIII and IX Covers.

How Final Fantasy VIII and Fantasy Fantasy IX Turned the Final Fantasy Series on Its Head…

Dedicated to oChocoboX! A while back ago, I talked about these two games being very different: VIII was a look forward into the future of JRPGs (notices the fast-paced combat, […]

Yoshitaka Amano's General Leo artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

Could NPCs and Other Playable Characters Also Be Warriors of Light?

At the end of Dissidia Final Fantasy, the Warrior of Light appears in an open field outside of Cornelia. The Warrior of Light could’ve been anyone, while in Dissidia Final […]

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, […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Terra Branford 2 artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

What Does It Mean to Be the Main Character in Final Fantasy VI?

Thanks to Schwahn for the inspiration! The common narrative is Final Fantasy VI has no main protagonist. But where did this idea come from? Probably Kitase: “We began work on […]