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You may be betrayed
You will see your friends die before your eyes
You may lose those who are important to you
And in the worst case, you can lose your life as well
But if you can emerge from the pond of tears and blood
The end will be worth the sacrifice.
Fantasia: Requiem of the Abyss' Ominous Prophecy.

The Fantasia Trilogy is a Freeware Otome Game Series created by Memento Mori Games (led by Azurextwilight), consisting of three games - Fantasia: Realm of Thanos, Fantasia: Requiem of the Abyss and Fantasia: Memento of Grand Finale. The first two games were developed in Ren'Py, and the final game has yet to be completed, but a demo has been released.

In Fantasia: Realm of Thanos, Cheryl Nielsen (who you can actually name whatever you want) , an Ordinary High-School Student, is given a very important mission by a mysterious woman (whom she calls "White Lady"): to save Fantasia from the Demon Lord, Oswald. To do that, she must choose to save one of the four other boys who have suffered as much as she has and use The Power of Love to stop him.

The second game, Fantasia: Requiem of the Abyss, deals with Thanos' imminent plot to Take Over the World, as the latent tension between the Kingdom of Seldrus and the Southern Empire of Valdrox threaten to start a new war. Now it is Valen Leingold's duty to go on a journey, along with a colorful group of allies, to, yet again, save Fantasia from Thanos' evil plans and stop The End of the World as We Know It.

Then comes an interlude game, Fantasia: Before Requiem, a non-interactive visual novel which provides intricate backstories of the characters of Requiem of the Abyss. Though it is chronologically set before Requiem of the Abyss, it is highly recommended that it be read after playing Requiem of the Abyss.

Originally, the third game was going to be called Fantasia: Memento of Grand Finale and was set 200 years after Requiem of the Abyss. The Guild, now called Pacifist Alliance Organization, is by far the most powerful force of Fantasia. Having stopped the meaningless struggle for resources between kingdoms a few years prior to the begining of the game, PAO now seizes control of the land, trying to keep the world's increasingly frail balance to the best of their abilities. In the midst of this, Lenarche Seleniarius, a girl who has no idea who her parents are, has been having vivid dreams of various major plot points of the previous games. She joins PAO to try to find out more about her past. Only a demo was released before the game was cancelled. A different third game is currently in development.

Fantasia has a WMG page and a character page, so please refrain from putting character specific tropes on this page.

Has nothing to do with Disney's Fantasia.

This series of visual novels provides examples of:

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     The Fantasia Series in general 
  • The Abridged Series: Check out Ominias' Fanon videos.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: All of the main characters end up with a Jerkass. Seems to be the mentality of the writer, as well as a large chunk of the fan base.
  • And I Must Scream: Demons are reborn to accomplish just one goal which they couldn't fulfill when they were human. This goal is the only thing that drives their life. As long as this goal isn't fulfilled, the demon will suffer constant pain, and the only thing tha can supress that pain is working towards their goal. Knowing that, you can't feel but feel a little bit sorry for them.
  • Animesque
  • Anime Hair: Some characters have rather spiky hair. Zephyr's (From MoGF) hair is not very spiky, save that really quite huge spike near the top of his head that the fandom enjoys calling "Snarkfin".
  • As Long as There Is Evil: In Realm of Thanos and Requiem of the Abyss, even if you successfully defeat Oswald and/or Thanos, they claim this trope. unless you're on the true ending(s) in each game
    Thanos: So you think you've won... But don't forget. As long as Oswald and the Realm, hatred and pain still exists... They will complete my dreams...
  • Author Appeal: So, how many of those Nice Guy characters are the official love interest? None of them, you say? Notably, even though Leon isn't the canon love interest in the first game, he gets almost as much development as Oswald outside of his own arc.
  • Babies Ever After: Eventually, almost every couple from Realm of Thanos to Requiem of the Abyss.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Cain and Valen are prime examples. Lenarche and Zephyr seem to be heading down this route, too.
  • Beta Couple:
    • In Realm of Thanos - Leon and Melodia, Gil and Xirara.
    • In Requiem of the Abyss - Cyrus and Faye, Klavios and Serenade, Ciel and Vahn.
  • The Beautiful Elite: Mainly, the Leingolds.
  • Big Bad: Oswald in Realm of Thanos and Thanos in Requiem of the Abyss.
  • Big, Screwed-Up Family: The de'Renquolds.
  • Bishounen: The entire male cast, supposedly. It's kind of hard to tell with the art style.
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: With the distinction of not having been translated in the first place.
    Oswald: Don't expect you really are going to come.
    Vestoria: Actually, your plan ruined.
    Oswald: Sure, plan A did. But plan B did not.
  • Cain and Abel: Oswald and Thanos, to some extent.
  • Curse: Seems to be somewhat of a trend in the series, with Ian in the first game and Volg in the second one.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Almost all characters have this. More notably are Leon, Thanos, Cain and Volg.
  • Everybody Lives: The canon endings of all games are like this. At least, until now...
  • Elemental Absorption: People with the Null ability can do this - Valen, Cain, Thanos and Lenarche.
  • Evil Minions: Cain to Oswald in Realm of Thanos and Shea (as well as several other demons who didn't matter as much) to Thanos in Requiem of the Abyss.
  • Evil Laugh: Oswald and Thanos have their moments. Had, at least.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Many characters do this. Oswald's was one the most Tear Jerking... until he gets better after all.
  • Fantastic Fruits and Vegetables: To the Fantasia characters, tropical fruits from our world are this. Oswald loves pineapple, Cain loves mango, and Word of God had confirmed that Shea loves durian and Thanos loves guava. Also, Gil, Raven and Zephyr like vegetables.
  • Final Battle: All games seem to have one.
  • Immortality: The Leingolds are probably the only immortals left now that Vestoria and Aldius are gone.
  • Immortality Begins at Twenty: The immortals stop growing at around 19 years old.
  • Immortal Immaturity: The Leingolds, despite being hundreds to thousands of years old, act only about as old as they look.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Cain and Ian both say it to Valen and Cheryl respectively.
  • Love Interests: Do I even need to explain?
  • Luminescent Blush
  • Melodrama: Though it's up to the player to decide whether it's actually done well or not.
  • Multiple Endings: Naturally.
  • Non-Standard Game Over: Most bad endings, especially those where you pick a wrong choice during a fight in RotA and get killed by the enemy almost immediately.
  • Not Quite Dead: No matter what ending you get, Oswald never truly dies in RoT. Similarly in RotA, Thanos never truly dies either.
  • Off-Model: The way the characters are drawn leaves something to be desired.
  • Official Couple: Oswald and Cheryl, Cain and Valen, Thanos and Lenarche.
  • Only One Female Mold: Aside from the fairy in the second game, all the women have the exact same body type. To be fair, though, so do all the men (excepting Cyrus, of course).
  • Only Six Faces

  • Ray Gun: The Rune Guns in the series are not used as actual guns, but guns used to amplify the user's magic. Thus, mages usually use them.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Oswald and Thanos.
  • Reincarnation: Demons are born from the deep desire to accomplish something they couldn't when they were human. Until they can fulfull this goal, they are endlessly reborn.
  • Rouge Angles of Satin: A side-effect of the writer not being a native English-speaker (probably).
  • Shōjo
  • Shout-Out: The games contain shout-outs to Final Fantasy and other JRPGs:
    • Zephyr's mask looks almost identical to Sync's.
    • "Leingold" looks a lot like "Leingod".
      • And Albel from the third Fantasia game shares a name with another Star Ocean character
    • Prince Zanarkand, you say?
    • Euphemia? With the nickname "Euphie?"
    • Fir looks a lot like Serah, pink-haired side-ponytail and all.
    • The key icon from the first game looks a lot like a Keyblade.
  • Sparkling Stream of Tears: Cheryl, Valen and Cyrus go through this.
  • Time Skip: Between the first and second games there is a gap of 50 years, while the second and third ones have a gap of 200 years.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: The realm inhabitants (mostly the Leingolds) love their tropical fruits. Oswald loves pineapple, Cain really likes his mangoes, Shea is addicted to durians and Thanos has a soft spot for guava. Apart from them, Leon likes meat and Gil likes vegetables. Zephyr claims to like broccoli in an interview.
  • Tragic Villain: All villains are, to some extent.
  • Unusual Ears: All of the Nomads have little furry ears.
  • Year Inside, Hour Outside: Time in Fantasia passes a lot more slowly than in the real world. While it has been 250 years since Cheryl has come to Fantasia, her ex-crush's son only has 16 years.
  • Visual Novel: Although Fantasia MoGF will actually be a Visual Novel/RPG hybrid.
    • Also one of the few Ren'Py visual novels to have a sequel, much less a trilogy.
  • White-and-Grey Morality: The villains are never complety evil. Heck, even the main Love Interest in the first game starts out as one.
  • World of Technicolor Hair: In Fantasia, it's completely normal to have humanly impossible hair colors. Such shades include: Blue, green, purple, white, red and pink.

     Fantasia: Realm of Thanos 

    Fantasia: Requiem of the Abyss 

     Fantasia: Memento of Grand Finale