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

Hair Color Symbolism in Final Fantasy

In anime, the idea of different hair colors is somewhat of an inside joke. In Japan, it’s typical for a young lady to start dying her hair. These colors aren’t […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Faris Scherwiz artwork for Final Fantasy V.

Transgender Characters in Final Fantasy

This isn’t satirical. This goes beyond a cross-dressing like in Final Fantasy VII: A puzzle in Wall Market involves Cloud collecting various articles of female attire to audition as the […]

Warriors of Cosmos wallpaer for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

What Happened to Our Characters During Dissidia?

I don’t know where or when Dissidia takes place, but it seems to be in a universe beyond their spacetime. This means the normal logic of their world doesn’t apply. […]

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, […]