Debut title: Final Fantasy IX
Year released: 2000
Vivi Ornitier stands out as one of the franchise's greatest characters mainly because of how iconic his overall appearance is. One of the central protagonists for Final Fantasy IX, Vivi gave a spark of personality to the franchise's signature black mage look by endowing the design with a sense of purpose as well as rich layers of emotion. On the search to find out what the meaning of his existence is, Vivi represents a classic human struggle, wherein we all must find out what truly makes us unique in the world. With Vivi, we were all to happy to accompany him on his journey of self-discovery.