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Square-Enix Theatrhythm Static Arts mini adds more characters photo
Square-Enix Theatrhythm Static Arts mini adds more characters
by Natalie Kipper

We have been tracking the Final Fantasy Theatrhythm Static Arts mini series since the first figures were spotted at last year's Tokyo Game Show. At that point, the only characters to be seen were Final Fantasy VII's Cloud, Sephiroth, and Tifa. More than a few Final Fantasy fans were disappointed to not have heroes from other entries in the series represented. Well, your prayers have been answered (sort of)!

Three new characters have been revealed in a Facebook album: Final Fantasy VIII's Squall plus series mainstays, the Moogle and Chocobo. I kind of enamored with both the Moogle and Chocobo but I will admit that more protagonists would have been nice. No price nor release date has been revealed for this trio as of yet.

[via Hidemi Matsuzuka's Facebook]

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TomoTour: Final Fantasy edition photo
TomoTour: Final Fantasy edition
by Natalie Kipper

Final Fantasy is one of gaming's most well-known roleplaying series with millions of fans. It stands to reason that a good portion of them would have to have to be crafters. On this edition of TomoTour, we look at some of the Final Fantasy-inspired loot to be found on Etsy. So cue the overworld theme, because we are going on an adventure!

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9:05 PM on 02.16.2014

Toy Fair 2014: Square Enix debuts its newest figures

Square-Enix has made a lot of strides in its offerings. The Play Arts line evolved into Kai and in more directions than just the company's own game lineup. The Variant line for DC Comics, for example, has been fantastic so fa...

Andres Cerrato

3:00 PM on 02.04.2014

New Variant Play Arts Kai Dragoon photos jump out

Hidemi Matsuzuka has posted two new photos of Square-Enix's upcoming Variant Play Arts Kai Dragoon (previously seen at NYCC 2013). While I wasn't sure what I thought of the figure when we first saw it unpainted, I've quickly ...


7:00 AM on 01.30.2014

Now is your time to get Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures

It feels like a long time since I first saw Square Enix’s Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures painted. That was only in October, but now there’s no need for waiting because these mini figures are finally open for p...

Vanessa Cubillo

4:00 AM on 11.29.2013

Lightning Returns: FFXIII Lightning PAK gallery

Holy cow. I thought I liked the design of the Lightning Play Arts Kai from Final Fantasy XIII-2, but this one takes the cake for me. I really hope somehow I can get my hands on the Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII versio...

Rio McCarthy

6:00 PM on 11.15.2013

Variant Play Arts Kai Bahamut is now in color

First off, I'll admit I'm really torn on this now. I absolutely loved the sculpts we've covered previously, but I don't think I'm a fan of these colors... I know it's supposed to be a 'variant', but whether it's the filters o...

Rio McCarthy

11:00 AM on 10.16.2013

VPAK Bahamut getting remodeled, size increase

Size? It makes all the difference.  Hidemi Matsuzuka has tweeted that the upcoming Variant Play Arts Kai Bahamut is being remodeled with a bigger body (presumably to appeal to fans who thought the King of Dragons' propor...


NYCC 2013: Square Enix - Final Fantasy photo
NYCC 2013: Square Enix - Final Fantasy
by Brian Szabelski

Of course, if it's Square Enix and the Play Arts Kai line, that means we have to have some Final Fantasy stuff, right? There was plenty to gawk at inside Square Enix's booth, whether it's figures we've seen before like Yuffie, Warrior of Light, Red XIII, Rufus Shinra, and Lightning, but it was the big debut (at least at shows like this) for the massive Play Arts Kai Bahamut. Man, does he ever look imposing.

You might also notice some other unpainted prototypes in the gallery: the Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Statue Arts Mini figures of Sephiroth, Cloud and Tifa were also at NYCC after their Tokyo Game Show debut. I have to believe there's more in the works other than these three, but we might be waiting a while to see them.

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11:30 PM on 10.03.2013

Painted Theatrhythm Cloud figure emerges online

Edit #2: Added image of Painted Theatrhythm Sephiroth Edit: Added image of Painted Theatrhythm Tifa Prototypes of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures were seen at the latest Tokyo Game Show. Square Enix's booth had prototype fi...

Vanessa Cubillo

8:00 AM on 09.27.2013

Tidus and Yuna re-mastered with some PAK photos

Official promo shots for painted Play Arts Kai Tidus and Yuna have shown up on Hidemi Matsuzuka's Facebook page. Tidus was previously seen unpainted at SDCC. Final Fantasy X has always evoked mixed feelings for me as it was t...


7:00 AM on 09.18.2013

Pre-orders open for Square Enix's Variant PAK figures

Square Enix has three figures from their Variant Play Arts Kai line open for pre-orders now. From the DC Variant PAK line comes Supergirl and Superman, and from Final Fantasy Variant PAK comes Hero of Light. It was only last...

Vanessa Cubillo