This is an incomplete listing of the major characters that appear in Final Fantasy: Unlimited. As with the main page, information from Episode 25 or After from the spinoff projects should be in spoiler text.
"I know nothing of ideals. As long as I get to finish things, I couldn't care less what happens to this world, or who dies!"Kuroki Kaze, more commonly known by the alias Kaze (real name unknown) is the man of the Black Wind and the possessor of the Magun. He awakes on Wonderland with little to no memory of his past, but finds himself drawn to protect others, despite his rather aloof nature. He also carries a grudge against Makenshi.
Voiced by: Nobutoshi Canna (Japanese), James Hudson Brownlee (English)
- Aloof Ally: In the first half of the anime. His spotlight is gradually stolen by other characters; Kumo takes his place in the second season.
- Calling Your Attacks: "The Soil Charge Triad to use on you has been decided. The sleep that wraps death: Steel Gray. Bubbling and boiling blood: Heat Crimson. And finally, the light that penetrates darkness: Lightning Yellow. Howl! I summon you, Ixion!" Every. single. time. he uses the Magun, complete with an entire Stock Footage sequence (though he does go through a number of summons, making people wonder where in the hell he gets all those Soil bullets from.
- Catch Phrase: "Soil is my power!" Also, "The Soil Charge Triad to use on you has been decided!" (or in some versions "I've chosen the Soil for the likes of you!")
- Fan Nickname: Known as "Rock-boy" on many forums due to his near-complete lack of emotions.
- Giving Someone the Pointer Finger: He does this when he announces "The Soil Charge Triad to use on you has been decided!"
- Good Scars, Evil Scars
- Heroic Sacrifice / Not Quite Dead: At the end of Episode 25.
- Honorifics: "Kaze-sama~!"
- I Can Still Fight: In episode 24, after having his ass handed to him by Kumo and spending quite some time unconscious in Jane's sickbay, the first thing he does upon waking is demand to know where Kumo is so that they can keep fighting.
- I Was Just Passing Through: It turns out to be true.
- Jerkass: Really doesn't give a damn who gets hurt as long as he can fight Kumo and Chaos, and can't always be arsed to get up and help people who need him.
- Kill It with Water: "Come out! I summon you, Bismarck!"
- Laser-Guided Amnesia
- Love Triangle: With Lisa and Dolk.
- Married to the Job: "Where is White Cloud?"
- Pet the Dog: He is incredibly tolerant of Lou and Moogle's clingy antics despite being The Stoic. Whenever he actually gets off his behind and helps Lisa of his own volition, it is always portrayed as a huge deal.
- Power Incontinence
- Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: Kaze's in episode 8 also counts as his Crowning Moment of Awesome.Kaze: You cannot hurt me with such a weak gun. Is something wrong with the Magun? Why don't you use it?
- Summon Magic
- Theme Music Power-Up: When loading the Magun.
- Transformation Is a Free Action: Pist and Oscha make a few attempts to avert this early on, but as it turns out to be useless anyway, they eventually give it up.
Yu: "So hey, sis, aren't you even scared?"
Ai: "We're going to look for mom and dad, you know. There's no time to be scared right now."One of the two Hayakawa twins. She tends to be more feisty than Yu, but also more practical. Fabula gives her a companion called "Poshepocket."
Voiced by: Haruko Momoi (Japanese), Jessica Schwartz (English)
- Beware The Cute Ones
- Bratty Half-Pint
- Brutal Honesty
- Fiery Redhead
- Girlish Pigtails
- Kid with the Leash: To Kaze's Magun.
- Odd Friendship: Her friendships with Clear and Kumo.
- Parental Abandonment: The reason she and Yu went to Wonderland in the first place.
- Punny Name: Along with Yu, it makes "you and I."
- Running Gag: Chobi's fascination with her hair, Lamp Shaded in the show's first closing credits theme
- Screw Destiny: Her and Yu in the second season.
- Theme Twin Naming: "Ai" and "Yu" mean "love" and "courage" respectively
Yu: "Mind your manners, sis."One of the two Hayakawa twins. He possesses a tender, gentle nature and is good with animals.
Voiced by: Yuka Imai (Japanese), Evan Slack (English)
- Adorably Precocious Child
- Heroic B.S.O.D.: After he finds out what his parents have really been up to all this time.
- Kid with the Leash: To Kaze's Magun.
- Punny Name and Theme Twin Naming: Same as above
- Screw Destiny: Him and Ai in the second season.
- Shout-Out: His hairstyle comes from the Warrior's sprite in Final Fantasy I.
- Shoo the Dog: Tries (ineffectively) to make Chobi stay with Chocoimo's herd.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: Putting Chocobaba's feather in his hair allows him to communicate with all chocobos.
- Spell My Name with an "S": Yu's name has been Romanized as Yu, Yuu, and Yuh. ADV went with Yu, but it's spelled Yuh whenever the show uses English text—some fans still can't agree on how it should be written.
- Useless Protagonist: Has a real complex about this. Eventually outgrows it, to great effect.
- Voiced by: Kyoko Hikami, Shawn Sides
- But Not Too Foreign: Russian father, Chinese mother.
- Break the Cutie: Much of her backstory.
- Brown Eyes
- Everything's Better with Princesses
- Faux Action Girl: For about the first half of the anime, though she certainly does try.
- Kill It with Water
- Magic Skirt
- Parental Abandonment: Her mother died when she was little, and her father neglected her.
- Parental Substitute: To the twins.
- Ship Tease: With Kaze, quite often.
- Stepford Smiler: Tries really hard. Doesn't get too far.
- The Woobie
- Voiced by: Akira Ishida (Japanese), Shanon Weaver (English)
- Cry Cute
- Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": His nickname sticks post-Heel–Face Turn.
- Good All Along
- Green Eyes
- Heroic Albino
- Heroic Sacrifice: Episode 25.
- Lonely Rich Kid
- Odd Friendship: With Ai.
- Replacement Goldfish: Seems to view Ai as a surrogate for Kiri.
- Offscreen Moment of Awesome: The conclusion of his and Kiri's character arc, which was reduced to a summary in the After 2 CD booklet.
- Pet the Dog
- Power Incontinence: During most of After.
- Ship Tease: With Kaze, Kiri, Crux, and Aura.
- Theme Music Power-Up
- Trauma Conga Line: His backstory.
- The Woobie
- Voiced by: Akiko Yajima, Samantha Inoue-Harte
- Voiced by: Yukitoshi Hori, Ken Webster
- Good Smoking, Evil Smoking
- Plucky Comic Relief
- Fan Disservice: His Shower Scene and attempt to use CPR on Kaze.
- Supporting Leader
- Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki, Robert Newell
- Berserk Button: Don't hurt his machines if you know what's good for you.
- Dark-Skinned Blond
- Drop the Hammer
- Mr. Exposition
- Voiced by: Houko Kuwashima
- Voiced by: Houko Kuwashima
- Voiced by: Kaori, Larissa Wolcott
- Genki Girl
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice
- Last of Her Kind
- Smitten Teenage Girl
- Third-Person Person: In Japanese.
- Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa
- Barbie Doll Anatomy: He doesn't seem to be wearing anything besides a pair of gloves and boots.
- Mysterious Waif
- The Woobie
"At last, Kaze! You finally found a memory of me, buried somewhere deep within your heart!"Also known as Mogli, Moogle Kupow and simply Moogle, Moogle Kupo is Kaze's partner. The two were separated, but the party discovered him in a village within the Ocean Puzzle. Kaze did not initially remember him, but the events of the episode sparked his memory and the two were reunited.
Voiced by: Tomoe Hanba (Japanese), Bill Wise (English)
- Badass Adorable
- Cloud Cuckoolander: He regularly uses his pom-pom to apply electric shocks to himself to block out the effects of the strange radio tower in the village, which causes people to be trapped in nostalgic memories.
- Heroic Sacrifice: In Episode 25, he transforms himself into the Soil Soul Gun Metal in order to aid in summoning Bahamut.
- Sidekick: To Kaze
- Sole Survivor: Moogles were common in his homeworld of Windaria
- Verbal Tic: How much he says "kupo" tends to depend on what version you're watching.
- Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue, Samantha Inoue-Harte
Lords of Gaudium
- Voiced by: Akiko Yajima, Elena Carillo
- A God I Am
- Emotion Eater: Taken a bit more literally then with most; having the emotions prepared into actual dishes.
- Evil Overlord: In a compact size.
- Evil Plan: See: Take Over the World.
- Royal Brat
- Take Over the World
- Sealed Evil in a Can: Wants to unseal Omega the destroyer, under his control, of course.
- Utopia Justifies the Means
- Voiced by: Kouji Ishii, Brian Jepson
- Big Bad: Along with Earl Tyrant. Although he's subservient to the Earl, the Earl's well-being is part of his plan.
- The Dragon
- Evil Genius
- Faux Affably Evil: He often adopts an affable demeanor that isn't genuine.
- Humanoid Abomination: He can absorb his arms into his torso, and his body is abnormally flexible.
- Magnificent Bastard
- Malevolent Masked Man: Exactly what he looks like beneath it is never revealed. We do see part of his face when his mask cracks in the final episode, and his skin is heavily decayed.
- Meaningful Name: Oscha = Chaos
- The Man Behind the Man: Acts as this to Earl Tyrant in some ways. Oscha is the aspect of Chaos responsible for nurturing its Earl Tyrant avatar, and he's also the one who does most of the planning. After Tyrant's death, he focuses his efforts on the twins.
- White Mask of Doom
- Voiced by: Kana Ueda, Jessica Smolins
- Beauty Is Bad: Very, very bad.
- Dragon Their Feet: Survives the destruction of Gaudium with Oscha
- Plant Person
- Voiced by: Daisuke Gori
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He cares a great deal for his homeland.
- Even Evil Has Standards: Shows Kaze respect and gratitude as he dies.
- No Sympathy Between Mooks: None of the others cry over his "last" death.
Pist Shaz XI
"If you know your enemy and work out a plan, there is no one in the entire universe whom you need to fear."Pist Shaz XI, commonly referred to as Pist, is one of the central antagonists and, as such, one of the Lords of Guadium. He is confident and intelligent, able to create intricate plans quickly. However, it is usually his certainty in them that causes his plans to backfire and fail.
Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu, Edwin Neal
- Fish People
- Sinister Geometry: That weird "Ocean Puzzle" of his.
- Surrounded by Idiots: He seems to think so.
- Voiced by: Ken Narita
- Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue, Claire Hamilton
Joe and Mary Hayakawa
- Put on a Bus: In After.
- Replacement Goldfish: Mary miscarried their original children, probably because of their abrupt transfer to Wonderland; they found and adopted Ai and Yu there instead.
Chocobaba and Chocoimo
- Voiced by: Rin Mizuhara, Lainie Frasier
- Catch Phrase: "At least that's the rumor!" and "Or something like that!" respectively.
- In close second are "It never ends" and "I don't know." Ai inevitably gets fed up and demands that they stop using those phrases.
- Voiced by: Hideyuki Tanaka
- Can't Catch Up: To his own little brother, due to Kumo being Unlimited. He has just a little bit of a complex about this.
- Ensemble Darkhorse: Easily one of the most popular characters in the series, despite only showing up in one episode of the anime proper.
- Fiery Redhead
- Posthumous Character
- Voiced by: Tomoe Hanba
Other: After-Exclusive Characters