Final Fantasy X (2001)
"Fainaru Fantajî X" (original title)

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In a world ruled by religion, technology appears and tries to destroy the world of Spira. But a powerful enemy emerges and Tidus along with Yuna must find a way to rid Spira of this threat and unravel the mystery behind Tidus' father.

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Tidus (voice) (as James Taylor)
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Yuna / Fayth (Anima) (voice)
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Wakka / Kimahri Ronso (voice)
Paula Tiso ...
Lulu (voice)
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Auron (voice)
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Rikku (voice)
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Gregg Berger ...
Jecht (voice)
Andrew Philpot ...
Lord Braska (voice) (as Andy Philpot)
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Cid (voice)
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Maester Wen Kinoc / Fayth (Ixion) (voice)
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Luzzu / Barthello / Hypello / Graav (voice)
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Gatta (voice)
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Dona / Lucil / Pacce (voice)
Julia Fletcher ...
Elma / Yunalesca (voice)
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Tidus is a star athlete in his city. He is famous, has all the ladies, and simply loves his life. However, one day, his city is attacked by a mysterious evil, and an old family friend shows up, initiating his quest. He is magically taken to the world of Spira, where that evil, known as Sin, ravages the planet and its people with death and destruction. Sin is a punishment for the world's crimes, however, Tidus has been chosen to stop it. He meets up with Lady Yuna, a summoner (and daughter of a high summoner). Summoners can call the power of the fayth; aeons. Aeons are mighty and mystical creatures. Yuna quests for the Final Aeon: the one power that can slay Sin. Tidus joins as one of Yuna's many guardians, and travels with her to obtain the Final Aeon. However, the quest goes much deeper when high-ranking religious leaders betray the teachings of Yevon, the celestial overlord of Spira, and Yevon himself condones it. Tidus battles with his past and his true self while trying to sort ... Written by Flotis / Agent0042

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18 December 2001 (USA)  »

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$33,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Some of the half-buried objects in the desert resemble pod racer engines from Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See more »

Goofs

After visiting Macalania Temple, the group are knocked down below the lake ice by the Wendigo. While they are under, they are quite close to the temple yet they fell several miles away from it. They couldn't have had time to move as Tidus regains consciousness for the first time in that location. See more »

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Lady Yunalesca: [after the group defeats Yunalesca] If I die, so does the Final Aeon. And with it, Spira's only hope.
Tidus: Then we'll find Spira a new hope!
Lady Yunalesca: Fool. There is no other way. Even if there was... even if you did destroy Sin... Yu Yevon the immortal would only create Sin anew.
Tidus: [confused] Yu Yevon?
Lady Yunalesca: Ah... Zaon... forgive me... Spira has been robbed of the light of hope; all that remains is sorrow.
[Lady Yunalesca dies]
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After the end credits, a short clip is shown of Tidus waking up underwater and swimming up towards the surface. See more »

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Followed by Final Fantasy XV (2015) See more »

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(C)2001 Square Sounds Co. Ltd.
All rights reserved
Music & Arrangement by Nobuo Uematsu
Lyrics by Alexander O. Smith
Vocals by Bill "xtillidiex" Muir
Guitar: Shigekazu Kamaki
Bass: Fumiaki Hirayama
Drums: Chihiro Tanabe
Recording Engineer: Hikaru Sawamura
Recording Studio: TOWERSIDE studio A
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Unique and powerful
12 February 2002 | by (Harrison Township, MI) – See all my reviews

It's rare to hear a video game being compared to a piece of literature, but Final Fantasy X reminds me of nothing so much as Chaucer's THE CANTERBURY TALES. (Perhaps it more accurately compares to Dan Simmons HYPERION, but since HYPERION was loosely based on Chaucer, well...)

A summoner and her six guardians embark on a holy pilgrimage whose lofty goal is to save the world from suffering, if only for a short while. The closer they get to their destination, the more treacherous the way becomes as forces gather to divert or destroy them before they can achieve their goal.

Along the way, the stories of the seven are shared: where they came from, how they became a part of this journey. We watch as their individual stories combine into an epic tale of love, camaraderie, sorrow, sacrifice, and triumph.

In a business filled with shoot-em-ups and car crashes, it's wonderful to see a series that tries to stretch the form in ways that resemble art and literature, truly exploring the possibility of video game as an art form.

As to the voice work that so many people complain of, I can only believe that these people were looking for big-name Hollywood stars to provide the voices of the characters--take a look at the resumes of the actors who provide voices for FFX and you'll find a history of American animation for the last 10 years. Check your own expectations before you criticize and you may find, as Shakespeare said, that "the fault lies not in our stars, but in ourselves."


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