How Final Fantasy defined weird JRPG fashion

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  • Potato Patato
    Potato Patato  3 days back

    But... fashion *is* dumb.

    • Bløødÿ Mercurÿ
      Bløødÿ Mercurÿ  1 weeks back

      You didn't talk about Akihiko Yoshida , Who's the Chara Designer of Bravely default, FF 12, FF tactic, FF 3 remake , FF 14, Nier automata etc etc

      • Adrianne Powell
        Adrianne Powell  2 weeks back

        Okay it might not be dumb but a single pant leg still sends me into a rage

        • No Bo
          No Bo  1 months back

          fashion dumb

          • loafhero
            loafhero  2 months back

            Nomura is a hack.

            • Fithrealmhuntsman
              Fithrealmhuntsman  2 months back

              “Optional suspenders — MANDATORY garters” has changed my life

              • Garou
                Garou  3 months back

                So I'm NOT weird for liking the fashion in JRPGs! I just have a high taste in fashion!

                • james bore
                  james bore  4 months back

                  I have that great wave art peace in my room

                  • Looter Penguin
                    Looter Penguin  4 months back

                    And then that someone counters you with a:
                    "But fashion is stupid" and you just have to nod in silent agreement

                    • Like a Leaf in the Wind
                      Like a Leaf in the Wind  4 months back

                      You talk about fashion, but no honorable to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure??? Granted, it began as manga but it has games and it is FABULOUS enough to merit.

                      • John Madden John Madden John Madden

                        Idk if it's just my screen, but I think all of Jenna's shots could do with some temperature correction or grading or something. There's a lot of red that I think needs balancing. But anyways this is one of my fave videos to date!

                        • Gorinich Serpant
                          Gorinich Serpant  5 months back

                          I knew Jojo's Bizarre Adventure had a lot of fashion in it, but now it seems obvious that other "wacky anime clothes" would be influenced in such a way as well.

                          • Alexa Coble
                            Alexa Coble  5 months back

                            Can I get some Baby Metal wood prints though? Please?

                            • Super Brad
                              Super Brad  5 months back

                              Sepheroth looks like a DMC cosplayer on his way to an Oakland Raiders game. There. I said it.

                              • Aozora
                                Aozora  6 months back

                                kinki kids !!!!!

                                • Xavier Triggs
                                  Xavier Triggs  6 months back

                                  It’s not a jrpg outfit if it doesn’t have an abundance of zippers and or buckles

                                  • Jacob Xiao Long
                                    Jacob Xiao Long  6 months back

                                    Final Fantasy/Valkyria/Persona fashion >> "Hype" dudebro rich white kid clothes like Supreme, Yeezys etc etc.

                                    • Claire McQuistan
                                      Claire McQuistan  6 months back

                                      Thank you so much for that TWEWY shout out. It's been ten thousand years...

                                      • modknight
                                        modknight  6 months back

                                        That "fucking fire" caught me off guard xD

                                        • Charlie Arlet
                                          Charlie Arlet  6 months back

                                          Whoa, this video is so awesome!! I love learning about character design and fashion, and I didn’t realize there was so much historical and cultural context in those crazy designs. Thank you Jenna! I’d love to see more of these c: 💕

                                          • Kazuma - kun
                                            Kazuma - kun  7 months back

                                            Yeah, but for real though, their fashion would get them killed.

                                            • Merry Machiavelli
                                              Merry Machiavelli  7 months back

                                              I mean, dumb and fashionable aren't exactly mutually exclusive. I can never get my head around how long it would most of these characters to get dressed in the morning, let alone making the decision to add all the accessories whilst trekking through the wilderness to fight the Big Bad.

                                              • Charlie Innis
                                                Charlie Innis  7 months back

                                                Love this video! I learned so much

                                                • YAT PUI LAM
                                                  YAT PUI LAM  7 months back

                                                  amano is inspired by Gustave Moreau.. research please

                                                  • AegisEpoch
                                                    AegisEpoch  7 months back

                                                    shivas and divas
                                                    turning the highwind to a runway

                                                    • Jeevesie1988
                                                      Jeevesie1988  7 months back

                                                      This is so freaking cool. <3

                                                      • Horace Gentleman
                                                        Horace Gentleman  7 months back

                                                        NO ONE LOOK AT FINAL FANTASY 9

                                                        • Cho Natasha
                                                          Cho Natasha  7 months back

                                                          I love this kind of videos!!

                                                          • Kristina Dobyns
                                                            Kristina Dobyns  7 months back

                                                            "actually *blink blink* its fassshion" *rolls eyes*

                                                            • Christopher Kelly
                                                              Christopher Kelly  7 months back

                                                              All the designers cited in this video just have a much better sense of balance and control than Nomura. Incorporating streetwear was a good idea, but he's so cartoonish, especially coming on the heels of Amano. It's fine for KH but disastrous for FF. Tidus is basically a Minion.

                                                              • Jon Pasciuti
                                                                Jon Pasciuti  7 months back

                                                                This clears up so much! Amazing vid!!!

                                                                • Luka Music
                                                                  Luka Music  7 months back

                                                                  I did my hair like Cloud Strife for Junior HS photo day! it was great Yoshitaka Amano is my favorite artist besides Dali the girl hosting this video shouldnt speak about fashion when she looks like a feminist SJW. Feminist took the sweet JRPG style and shit on it!

                                                                  • Daniel Fung
                                                                    Daniel Fung  7 months back

                                                                    the crossover with THECASUAL is fucking awesome

                                                                    • Kaile Chante
                                                                      Kaile Chante  7 months back

                                                                      I love this video

                                                                      • Brandon Tackett
                                                                        Brandon Tackett  7 months back

                                                                        Cool video!

                                                                        • Wahyu Setiawan
                                                                          Wahyu Setiawan  7 months back

                                                                          Weird -> strange -> unique -> not boring

                                                                          • Pipperoni
                                                                            Pipperoni  7 months back

                                                                            I love your existence

                                                                            • Saffron Sugar
                                                                              Saffron Sugar  7 months back

                                                                              This video is IT. We need more gaming content like this because seeing how characters' clothing tells a story is so so important imo. Just wondering... how do we get western gamedevs to care about fashion? So much of the costuming is atrocious and in historical settings, inaccurate (and obv creative liberties aren't necessarily a bad thing, but there's no valid reason for a renaissance setting to include lace knickers.)

                                                                              • David
                                                                                David  7 months back

                                                                                Can you please send this lady to work for buzzfeed instead?


                                                                                Thank you

                                                                                • Soru7
                                                                                  Soru7  7 months back

                                                                                  calling ff a jrpg shows, that youre yet another ignorant sheep, who doesnt know shit about what rpgs are and thinks, some action adventure or shooter games nowadays are rpgs...

                                                                                  • GamingTV
                                                                                    GamingTV  7 months back

                                                                                    shameful that squall's outfit was never mentioned

                                                                                    • Blond Gabriel
                                                                                      Blond Gabriel  7 months back

                                                                                      Imagine these guys having to dress/undress everytime they switch from their pajamas.

                                                                                      • Julian Galeano
                                                                                        Julian Galeano  7 months back

                                                                                        Still, too many belts!

                                                                                        • Zovin Chen
                                                                                          Zovin Chen  7 months back

                                                                                          I love how after all those explanation, Claire's ass is still not cool enough

                                                                                          • Tosh
                                                                                            Tosh  7 months back

                                                                                            Such a great video! +1 subscriber :)

                                                                                            • Marcus Robinson
                                                                                              Marcus Robinson  7 months back

                                                                                              Asia influences the worlds fashion IRL, it would have been more impressive if you had included that information and why in this video.

                                                                                              • JP
                                                                                                JP  7 months back

                                                                                                The Organization XIII jacket is one of the most iconic articles of clothing in video games.

                                                                                                • Stuart Jones
                                                                                                  Stuart Jones  7 months back

                                                                                                  actually... its real dumb
                                                                                                  and i like it