Zidane Tribal wallpaper in Final Fantasy IX.

Should Developers Cut Zidane’s Overly Dark Backstory Fom the Potential Final Fantasy IX Remake?

Thanks to Scott Baird of ScreentRants.com for the inspiration! 9. ZIDANE’S OVERLY DARK BACKSTORY Zidane Tribal was created to be a contrast to the moody protagonists who preceded him. Cloud […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Necron artwork for Final Fantasy IX.

Did Necron Posses Kuja Throughout Final Fantasy IX?

Thanks to RichtersMask for the inspiration! My theory is that in FFIX, Necron was possessing Kuja. The devs seem to try to play it off like Necron just comes out […]

Early title concept logo of Final Fantasy IX.

Main Reasons for Why Final Fantasy IX’s “Sticks Out”?

Thanks to kerokaze for the inspiration! I wrote this post a while back about Final Fantasy VIII. Now I think I’ll come around to the next game in the series. […]

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 […]

Tetsuya Nomura's Tifa Lockhart and Tidus artwork for Final Fantasy VII and X.

How Should We Pronounce Final Fantasy Character’s Names?

Thanks to peppygrowlithe for the inspiration! Sometimes fans aren’t sure how to pronounce certain names in Final Fantasy. Is it TIF-fah or TEE-fah? Is it TY-dus or TEE-dus? How do […]

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. […]

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 […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Cecil Harvey's Paladin and Dark Knight forms artwork for Final Fantasy IV.

Each Main Character’s Traditional Job Class Is Linked to Their Respective Story and Gameplay

Thanks to Leth09 for the inspiration. Game designers develop worlds which inform us of how our character’s progress. Each main character’s job class can achieve this. Can’t say much about […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cloud Strife Tifa Lockhart Wallpaper for FInal Fantasy VII.

Narrative Conflicts in Final Fantasy

Here are the conflicts in Final Fantasy, the challenges main characters need to solve to achieve their goals: Game Man against Man Man against Nature Man against Self Man against […]