A worldwide movement has sprung up around Tifa’s hairstyle from Final Fantasy VII. Yes indeed. On social media, Tifa fans are creating a mood to change Tifa’s hairstyle. You want a short haircut for Tifa and underline it with lots of beautiful illustrations.
Tifa is actually known for her long braid. But now even report polygon of Tifa’s short hair and the author is delighted. The “movement” gained a lot of popularity from Twitter users’ CG images strawberrySTwhich have already been shared and liked a thousand times. Even Square Enix did it with one Tweet responds to it.
Some users are arguing out loud Vending machinethat the short haircut does not only suit her much better optically. Because short hair would be much more practical for martial artist Tifa in action. StrawderryST himself believes that such ‘real life facts’ play no role in video games. After all, there are also people who carry swords larger than themselves.
– strawberry ice cream | COMMITTEES CLOSED (@StrawderryST) August 12, 2021
Polygon finds that too many women in video games still tend to conform to men’s feminine ideals. One remembers the enthusiasm that Zelda evoked in the announcement trailer for, for example, the sequel to Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In the video, she also appears to have short hair.
Anyway – Final Fantasy fans around the world think Tifa is beautiful with short hair. And underneath they give to their feelings Hashtag #TifaShortHair with many great artwork expression. There are even the first cosplays!
By the way, there were actually thoughts of changing Tifa’s appearance for Final Fantasy VII Remake. Nomura’s mind wasn’t about her hair, though. “We wanted Tifa to have abs, so she has an athletic body. The Ethics Department at Square Enix told us to tighten her chest so that she doesn’t look unnatural during the intense actions,” Nomura said in a 2019 interview.
Until Square Enix releases the next installment of Final Fantasy VII Remake, fans will likely continue to struggle with things like Tifa’s hair. In May, Tetsuya Nomura said work on the next episode was progressing well.
Images: Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, © 1997, 2020 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All rights reserved. CHARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA / ROBERTO FERRARI. ILLUSTRATION OF THE LOGO: © 1997 YOSHITAKA AMANO
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