Politics, magic, technology and pure human emotion fuel a quest for answers in this installment of the wildly popular Final Fantasy series. The hero of the story is Squall Leonhart, a somewhat troubled teen who is a student at the military academy known as Balamb Garden. As the game starts, the antisocial and introverted Squall is preparing to take the final steps to becoming a member of Garden's elite mercenary force called SeeD. During the required field exam, Squall's group (including his hated rival, the brash and arrogant Seifer Almasy) uncovers the beginnings of a plot by the nation of Galbadia, a global superpower with a tyrannical ruler. Squall and his comrades, Selphie Tilmitt and Zell Dincht, are SeeDs less than a day before being assigned to a mission in the Galbadian-occupied country of Timber. It is there that Squall meets Rinoa Heartilly, the young and passionate leader of a rebel faction. It is soon discovered that Galbadian President-for-Life Vinzer Deling has allied ... Written by
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All playable characters have Limit Breaks although the extra ones (Laguna, Edea, Kiros, Ward and Seifer) have only one set attack. See more
[On his way to Esthar to save comatose Rinoa. Talking to Rinoa
I... sure have changed. I wonder what everyone's doing...? They're probably laughing at me. Or maybe they're angry...? What do you think? To tell you the truth... I worry too much about what other people think of me. I hate that side of me... That's why I didn't want anyone to get to know me. I wanted to hide that side of myself. I hate it. "Squall is an unfriendly, introverted guy." It made it easy for me when people perceived me ...
During the end first half of the end credits we see a few minutes of "handheld video camera footage" taken during a party after the team's victory over the sorceress. At the end, just before the camera's battery runs out we see Riona outside pointing towards the sky. After the credits are done there is an additional scene. See more
Followed by Final Fantasy XII
Music Composed by Nobuo Uematsu
Lyrics by Kazushige Nojima
Latin Translation by Taro Yamashita
Orchestrations by Shiro Hamaguchi
(as Shirou Hamaguchi)
Conductor: Katsuaki Nakatani
Soprano: Komaki Miyabe, Matsue Hamauzu
Alto: Chie Sasakura, Hitomi Kaga
Tenor: Hirokazu Takiguchi, Jun Suzuki
Bass: Katsuyuki Nakanishi, Takeshi Yamagami
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Kenji Nagashima
Assistant Engineers: Yasuhiro Tsurusaki, Yasuo Iijimma
Recording Coordinator: Yuji Saito
(as Yuji Saitou)
Recorded at Sound City, Tokyo See more