That same year, the owner wrote a short page called “Rinoa is Ultimecia Theory”, which theorizes: Ultimecia is the future Rinoa. [52] Kitase debunked this theory when interviewed during the PAX West 2017 event, conceding that while there are similarities, such as both being sorceresses, they are not the same person. Ultimately though, the story was appropriately rich enough to keep us going, and all felt right by game’s end. After defeating Ultimecia, Rinoa and Squall become a couple. [55] Arnold Katayev of PSXextreme praised Squall's redesign in Kingdom Hearts as the game's best character design. Rinoa's shoulder-length black hair has three caramel highlights on both sides of her face. Final Fantasy VIII - Squall & Rinoa on the Ragnarok - Duration: 6:26. Rinoa Heartilly Wallpaper Rinoa Promise Wallpaper Rinoa Squall Leonhart Wallpaper Rinoa Wallpaper Squall Rinoa Wallpaper Squall and Rinoa Wallpaper Rinoa FF8 Wallpaper Rinoa Wallpaper Halloween Costume Rinoa Wallpaper 4K Rinoa Wallpaper Hallween Cosume Rinoa Heartilly Wallpaper At the end of disc one, Squall and Friends face Edea on a parade float in Deling City. 00:00 00:00 Newgrounds. [18][11] She then hires Squall and his mercenary friends Zell Dincht and Selphie Tilmitt to fight for the Forest Owls. Japanese fans voted Rinoa as the tenth favorite female Final Fantasy character in an official Square Enix survey in 2013. [51] IGN's Jeff Lundigran criticized that they did not express their feelings until late in the game and that players expected more romance from the game's promotional images. They're mostly just like cameos or minor characters though, but Squall appears a lot and is sort of a leader type for the final fantasy cameo gang in traverse town and helps introduce you to the gang. [11] The weapon is a sword that has components of a revolver that send vibrations through the blade when they are triggered;[12] this inflicts additional damage as Squall strikes an enemy if the player presses the R1 trigger on the controller. [36] The games' Event Director Hiroki Chiba said that his favorite moment in the Final Fantasy franchise was Squall and Rinoa's embrace with Faye Wong's "Eyes On Me" playing. [5] To further emphasize this, he wrote a list of vocabulary traits and physical habits for Rinoa's character that he felt conveyed this idea of "cute, not gorgeous", and sent them to scenario writer Kazushige Nojima along with the character's design. 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[6] Square's Hiroki Chiba said the scene in which Squall and Rinoa embrace in space is his favorite in the Final Fantasy franchise due to the use of Faye Wong's song "Eyes On Me" in the background and because he had to adjust every frame to make the scene work. [Major Spoilers For Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII] RELATED: FFVII Cosplayer Finds Way To … [61] 1UP.com ranked Squall second on its list of the "Top 5 Most Irritating RPG Protagonists" and stated although he was an attempt to "cater to the fedora-wearing, trench-coat-clad folks", his lack of social skills alienated players. [56] In a 2008 Oricon poll, Squall was voted the tenth-most-popular video-game character. [5] Designers also based Rinoa's appearance on feedback Nojima got after developing Final Fantasy VII. [50] GameSpot said while Squall can be viewed as a jerk, he can also be seen as "standoffish because of some repressed Wagnerian broodiness, in which case he was kind of interesting". ♥Rinoa & Squall♥-Suteki da ne Spanish-(No seria mejor) - Duration: 4:57. I guess Square Enix could have been simply trying to change things up, but honestly? Rinoa: No, of course not. [35] In this game, he works with his friends to restore their world. [69] AJ Glasser, also of GamesRadar, said Squall "has all the emotional depth of a fingernail" and that Rinoa's traits make the duo more engaging across the narrative. [54] Den of Geek listed Squall as one of the most sexually appealing video game characters based on the design, especially his scar. He is 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall. [7] In Final Fantasy VIII Nojima wanted to give players insight into Squall's thoughts in contrast to Final Fantasy VII, which encouraged players to speculate on them. When your story is character-centered, you'd better center it on a character the audience can care about. See more ideas about squall, final fantasy, final fantasy art. Squall: I'm not your mom. Tags. Hi! [46] IGN UK also ranked the pair as one of the best romances in Final Fantasy and gaming in general. [50] Brett Elston, also from GamesRadar, believed her character was too stereotypical. [67], GamesRadar's Brett Elston said the romance between Squall and Rinoa is "the most forced, uninteresting romance this side of Attack of the Clones". [45] IGN's Ryan Clements called Final Fantasy VIII "one of the best examples of the innocent relationship" based on how subtle it was. Language: English Words: 2,230 Chapters: 1/1 Kudos: 7 Hits: 36; The Promise by aejrogota Fandoms: Dissidia: Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy XIII Series General Audiences; No Archive Warnings Apply; F/M; Complete Work; 24 Dec 2020. Squall Leonhart (Japanese: スコール・レオンハート, Hepburn: Sukōru Reonhāto) is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VIII, a role-playing video game that was produced by Square (now Square Enix). Squall has appeared in several other games, including Chocobo Racing, Itadaki Street Special, and the Kingdom Hearts series as Leon (レオン, Reon). Squall and his comrades learn that they, along with Seifer and Ellone, were all raised (except for Rinoa) in an orphanage run by Edea; after eventual separation, they later developed amnesia due to their use of Guardian Forces. [52] Reed also included the theory of Rinoa being Ultimecia on the list of top nine lingering plotlines in video games. The scar on Squall's forehead was also left ambiguous although Nomura said it was important for him. [23] Although other characters try to become less reserved and Rinoa Heartilly expends considerable energy pursuing him, it takes time for him to accept the others' friendship, and fall in love with Rinoa. The character has been popular and his relationship with Rinoa resulted in praise. I’m here waving at you because we’re hoping to boost our Supporter count. Based on this conversation, one theory suggests that the evil Sorceress Ultimecia is actually a future version of Rinoa, driven mad by grief after Squall's death, who intends to compress time as a way of regaining her beloved. Meanwhile, Squall confronts his personal anxieties fueled by ongoing developments, such as Headmaster Cid appointing him as SeeD's new leader and his increasing attraction to Rinoa. [17] Rinoa first meets Squall at the SeeD inauguration ball at Balamb Garden. But now... Squall, you're the one who gives me the most comfort. My dad, too, back when we got along. [24] Later in the game, Squall becomes more comfortable in a leadership role, especially when he must fight Ultimecia. Squall and Aerith are also two of the few Final Fantasy characters to be included in the Kingdom Hearts series, ... since it is a canon Final Fantasy crossover related game that has a version of the two know each other as friends and allies, and possibly brother and sister-like figures. Kitase wanted to make fans curious about why the couple was embracing. A better love story then Twilight :) Squall-Leon and Rinoa <3 ~Trouble~ [46] GamesRadar called Squall the fifth-best Final Fantasy hero of all time, praising the development of his personality and his improved interactions with other characters. After failing to assassinate Sorceress Edea for her crimes against Timber, the Forest Owls escape the sorceress and Rinoa decides to stay with the group.[19][20]. We see some shots of the Balamb communications tower, the Ragnarok, and there’s a clip of Rinoa, still blurred, with her hair in the wind. mostly bout Squall and Rinoa but i thought i add squall's parents 2 pk ellone aurait choisi squall pour rentré dans le corps de laguna, et je trouvais que le chiffre 17 revenais trop souvent, raine est morte il y a 17 ans, ça fait 17 ans que laguna est president. [16] She is called the "princess" of the group. Squall is a secret character in Chocobo Racing[38] and Itadaki Street Special, and a sprite version of him occasionally appears on the loading screen of the PlayStation version of Final Fantasy VI. She is called the "princess" of the group. [13], During one of the cutscenes of Final Fantasy VIII, Squall is impaled by Edea Kramer in battle, creating the theory Squall dies in battle. Rinoa Heartilly (Japanese: リノア・ハーティリー, Hepburn: Rinoa Hātirī) is the co-protagonist of Square's (now Square Enix) 1999 role-playing video game Final Fantasy VIII. It’s good for Squall, too, for obvious reasons, though perhaps a little awkward, at first; he’s not the clingy child he used to be, not that he doesn’t have pangs of … Character artist Tetsuya Nomura found Rinoa the hardest character to design in Final Fantasy VIII. [19], His superiors including his teacher Quistis Trepe consider him challenging to deal with but respect his talents. It's really not and there is nothing to support the notion. [37], Natalie Flores from Paste Magazine praised her character arc as Rinoa starts as a pacifist heroine and becomes motivated to aid SeeD to defeat Edea and Ultimecia. Squall's first voiced appearance is in the first Kingdom Hearts game, in which he is voiced by Hideo Ishikawa in Japanese and by David Boreanaz in English; Doug Erholtz has since assumed the role for later English-speaking appearances. Still, there’s no denying that the Squall/Rinoa dynamic mirrors the Cloud/Aerith dynamic quite a bit. [28] He gradually warms and his detachment from his companions is later revealed to be a defensive mechanism to protect himself from the emotional pain he suffered when he and his older sister were separated. [35] David Smith at IGN UK regarded her as one of the franchises' most memorable characters. All I did … [8] Rinoa's first voiced appearance was in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, with Kana Hanazawa providing her voice in Japanese, and Skyler Davenport performing the English version. [22] Ultimecia then uses Rinoa to release Sorceress Adel from her orbital prison. Final Fantasy VIII Remastered - Squall and Rinoa in Space - Duration: 20:35. [47][48], On the other hand, Charlie Barratt of GamesRadar listed her as an example of "lazy character cliches". [22] During a late battle against Galbadia Garden, Squall has difficulty leading because of his lingering isolation. 8 Rinoa Is The Only Party Member With No Connection To SeeD Or Garden Squall, Zell, and Selphie are students of Balamb Garden who get drafted to SeeD. Most of the famous Final Fantasy theories work this way. [37] Chiba listened to the song many times to make the scene's action line up precisely. [58] Complex listed him as the one of the greatest Final Fantasy characters. Rinoa becomes a Sorceress partway through the game. [38] Mike Gorby, writing for Goomba Stomp, observed that Rinoa subverts gender stereotypes and roles expected of a typical female character and compared her favorably to Squall as he found her more realistic. [24][25] Rinoa discovers that she now has Edea's magical powers from her time possessed by Ultimecia, making her a Sorceress as well. The design team set out from the beginning to make Rinoa's clothing more realistic than past Final Fantasy games. The best GIFs for squall and rinoa. Squall takes the name Leon as an alias because he is ashamed of not protecting those he loved from the Heartless when his home world the Radiant Garden was consumed by darkness. [57] The original video received more than 1 million views as of March 2020. And that's how Squall finally hugged. Rinoa is the daughter of Gen. Cartwright, Carter --- forget his name too. [73], Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All Star Carnival, "The Bouncer Team Talks About Its Mysterious Game", "Interview with Final Fantasy X Development Team", "Final Fantasy Masterminds Reminisce About Their Favorite Moments", "Is Squall Really Dead? Final Fantasy Producer Addresses The Series' Biggest Fan Theories", "Every Scott Pilgrim vs The World videogame reference", "Watch This Lady Transform Final Fantasy VIII's Rinoa Before Your Eyes", Rinoa's Profile on the official Square Enix Website, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rinoa_Heartilly&oldid=995822782, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles using Infobox character with multiple unlabeled fields, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 December 2020, at 02:02. The game's logo that depicted Squall embracing Rinoa was left open for interpretation by players. [30][31] Her outfits are available for players to put on their characters in the video game Gunslinger Stratos 2. [48] The website called Squall and Rinoa the best couple created by Square Enix, noting the differences between them and that their relationship is the first in the series to drive the plot of a game. As a child she wears a blue short-sleeved dress with a white collar and yellow shoes, while her attire as an adult consists of a blue sleeveless top with a bigger white collar, paired with a white, below the knee skirt and similar yellow sho… [5] He believed that these innovations might tempt developers to make their female characters "too beautiful" and focus more on physical appearance than personality. [70] According to Ryan Woo of Complex, "critics/fanboys had a somewhat legitimate point—why the hell was Squall such a sphincter, when he had a dime like Rinoa constantly hitting on him? It’s not so impossible that part of that narrative mirroring was a genuine response to the fervent “ship wars” that stemmed from the previous love triangle. [32] Rinoa, accompanied by her pet dog Angelo, appears as a playable character in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. [5] The first illustration of Squall was used to create the world around him. [38], One fan theory about the game was that the overarching antagonist of Final Fantasy VIII, Ultimecia, is Rinoa from the future. [12] Although the weapon was intended as a novel way for players to control weapons in battle, Nomura said he feels it looks odd in retrospect[5] and that it was very difficult to master. ♥ RinoaMoogle 28,333 views. 20:35. This is good, in that Rinoa has someone to talk to that both understands her situation, and has a lot of care for Squall. When Squall starts yelling, Rinoa starts hammering on the glass. The ballroom dress is her alternate costume in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.Her signature outfi… After objections from the game's director Yoshinori Kitase, Nomura made the character more masculine and added a scar across Squall's brow and the bridge of his nose to make him more recognizable, leaving its cause up to scenario writer Kazushige Nojima. Squall had a mixed reaction from critics, some of whom judging him poorly in comparison with other Final Fantasy heroes due to his coldness and angst, and others praised his character development. 27 likes. There's almost NOTHING in VIII that's left unclear when you finish the game. Along with the ‘Squall’s Dead’, 'Rinoa is Ultimecia’ is one of the more famous theories about Final Fantasy VIII. Squall must shed his cold, selfish introverted nature to protect something greater than himself. During the dance, she manages to charm the usually antisocial Squall into dancing with her. The orphans were cared for by Edea; although Squall remembers little about his past, he becomes an emotionally detached, cynical, and introverted boy whose goal is to go through life without emotional ties or dependence. Login / Sign Up. [62] Edge compared Squall unfavorably with Final Fantasy VII protagonist Cloud Strife, saying Squall's angst "didn't seem to have any context" unlike Cloud's, which developed from one of the pivotal events in Final Fantasy VII. [7], For the Kingdom Hearts series, some parts of Squall's design were changed to reference Rinoa's, most notably the wings in his jacket. [11][12][13] Over the course of the game, she falls in love with the protagonist, Squall Leonhart. [39][40][41][42] He is a playable character in Itadaki Street Portable and is the main character representing Final Fantasy VIII in the rhythm games Theatrhythm Final Fantasy,[43] Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call,[44] and the arcade-only game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All Star Carnival. [29], After Ultimecia is defeated, the time and space she had absorbed begin to return to normal, pulling Squall's comrades back into their places in the timeline while Squall returns to the orphanage and meets a younger Edea. The entire ending portion is recreating Squall and Rinoa reuniting after being separated. Squall Leonhart (Japanese: スコール・レオンハート, Hepburn: Sukōru Reonhāto) is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VIII, a role-playing video game that was produced by Square (now Square Enix).In Final Fantasy VIII, Squall is a 17-year-old student at Balamb Garden, a prestigious military academy for elite mercenaries (known as "SeeDs"). [32] His role in Kingdom Hearts is to help guide the protagonist Sora in his battle against the Heartless. Squall Leonhart (スコール・レオンハート, Sukōru Reonhāto) is the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VIII.He is a young student at Balamb Garden who is identifiable by the scar on his face that a fellow student, Seifer, inflicted.He rarely speaks and has the reputation of being a lone wolf. [53] According to Glenn Morrow of RPGamer, most of the arguments in favor of it have potential but also opined that the theory is "in no way" plausible. He is forced into a heroic role midway through the game when Cid, headmaster of Balamb Garden, appoints him the leader of the academy. Squall, in a moment of purity, states that even if the entire world decides to stand against Rinoa, he'll go … Squall is expecting something special from Rinoa. He sees Rinoa above, reaching to him as he falls. She wears the ballroom outfit again at the Garden Festival event in Fishermans Horizon. Squall HP-J Curagax100 Str-J Thunderx100 VIt J Regenx50 Mag-JBillzarax50 ST-ATK J Deathx100 Rinoa HP-J Regenx50 Str-J Firax100 Mag-J THunderx100 Elem Dx2 Firex100 Blizzardx100 Quistis HP-J Curagax75 Mag-J THundara x80 I never had any trouble because I would normally one shot weaker mobs. The fears that Rinoa has after becoming a sorceress is quite palpable while she talks, causing her to panic before taking a nap aboard the Ragnarok. Joined by several companions, including love interest Rinoa, Squall combats the efforts of a mysterious witch named Ultimecia. 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"[4] Rinoa, an English post-metal group active from 2007 to 2010, was named after the Final Fantasy character. His virtual replica appears in Kingdom Hearts coded, in which it meets Sora's virtual replica.[37]. It's really not and there is nothing to support the notion. blues clues blues clues and you parks and rec parks and recreation archery. [54], According to Official PlayStation Magazine, "the Final Fantasy VIII characters have certainly been embraced by the Japanese gaming public. [47] GameZone rated him the fourth-best character in the franchise, saying while fans "either love or hate this guy" he becomes, despite little dialogue, the "ultimate anti-hero" of an entertaining journey. Dec 24, 2015 - Explore Brandon Smith's board "Squall and rinoa", followed by 802 people on Pinterest. Rinoa is a member of the " Forest Owls ", a tiny resistance faction seeking to liberate the small nation of Timber from Galbadian occupation. [6] Yoshinori Kitase, the director of Final Fantasy VIII, designed the game's logo, which shows a male and female character embracing. She is a teenaged member of a resistance faction known as the Forest Owls. Agree 0 Disagree 1 -+ SPAM Inappropriate. [15] She has been noted due to her beauty by multiple video game publications. [10] Nomura designed Squall to contrast with Laguna. Negative. Adel was Adel until Rinoa went upto space. 154.6K views # Squall# and#rinoa # dance# final fantasy# rinoa heartilly#squall leonhart # Fantasy# Final# Rinoa# Squall#VIII. [26] Although Seifer later allies with the Sorceress, requiring Squall to fight him several times, Squall still feels a camaraderie with Seifer. The Theory In November 2001, a Rinoa shrine entitled “Girl Next Door” went online. [27] During the game's ending, she reunites with Squall and kisses him on the Balamb Garden balcony for the first time. Looking for squall and rinoa stickers? His reserve, indifference, and cynicism would give way for this one important battle. [9] In the video game it is implied the character Laguna Loire is Squall's father but Square Enix has never confirmed this idea. He would have to do whatever he could to save the person who needs him. To ensure players understand Squall's silent attitude, Kazushige Nojima made the character's thoughts open to them. While at the Fishermans Horizon, she shares a moment with Squall during a concert performed by other members of her group. [33] Rinoa and Angelo are also available for recruitment in the free-to-play mobile game Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. [9][10], Rinoa Heartilly is the 17-year-old daughter of General Caraway, a high-ranking officer in the Galbadian army, and Julia Heartilly, a famous singer. [17], At the beginning of Final Fantasy VIII, Squall is known as a "lone wolf" because he never shows his feelings[18] and seems unresponsive to his associates. Originally a pre-rendered video, the demo recreated the ballroom dance scene in real-time. [33] A memory-based version of Squall (as Leon) appears in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories teaching gameplay in a tutorial. Squall was born after Laguna went on his way again and when their mother (can't remember her name) died they were taken away and seperated, Squall went to the Orphanage at then and met the others for the first time. Squall stumbles back and falls off the platform. This one actually works, and the machinery starts spraying mist everywhere. The sorceress and knight. Jan 6, 2014 - Final Fantasy VIII - Squall Leonhart x Rinoa Heartilly - Squinoa [43] Aneni Soren of RPGamer wrote a feature article about the "great" relationship between Squall and Rinoa. Rinoa said Ultimecia chosen the young Adel. Meanwhile, some parts of his design were changed to reference Rinoa's, most noticeably the wings in his jacket. He returns in Kingdom Hearts II and is voiced in the English version by Doug Erholtz, who said he had a "fun journey" voicing Leon and that it was a "really fun role to play". [34], Rinoa Heartilly has been mostly well-received by video game critics and the general public. Share a GIF and browse these related GIF searches. Event planner Jun Akiyama persuaded Nomura to change Squall's name to Leon. [51], Christopher Michael Baker of Allgame said he initially hated Squall but although the character seemed "cold and uncaring" at first, his romance changes him for the better. The relationship that Rinoa and Squall share in Final Fantasy VIII is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the series, and perhaps one of the most beautiful romances in video game history as well. Rinoa: Squall... You missed out on all the good things in life. You never know people might go after Rinoa and Squall with side with her. I am talking about Squall and Rinoa side of things. ", "9 theories that transform two characters into the same person", "Is Squall Really Dead? As the story progresses, Squall befriends Quistis Trepe, Zell Dincht, Selphie Tilmitt, and Irvine Kinneas, and falls in love with Rinoa Heartilly. After the fight, when Edea seems defeated, she conjures an enormous ice shard and propels it through Squall’s chest. [4] Nomura emphasized that he tried to avoid letting the possibilities presented by the recent advancements in full-motion video technology become the entire focus. [45] Squall also appears as a premium character in Pictlogica Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy: All The Bravest, both of which are designed for Android and iOS. In Final Fantasy VIII, Squall is a 17-year-old student at Balamb Garden, a prestigious military academy for elite mercenaries (known as "SeeDs"). [44] Jenni Lada of TechnologyTell ranked Final Fantasy VIII as the third most romantic Final Fantasy game. 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