Final Fantasy Trading Arts is a series of collectible figurines of Final Fantasy characters. In Japan, the figurines are sold in blind boxes, the customer not knowing which character they are going to get. In the US the characters are sold in blister packaging. The figurines are made of PVC.
List of merchandiseEdit
Final Fantasy Trading Arts vol. 1Edit
The first series of the Trading Arts figurines were released in 2004 in Japan. The Japanese figurines come in parts and require assembling. The characters included are Cloud Strife, Sephiroth, Yuna, Vivi Ornitier, Rinoa Heartilly and Lulu, as well as Zack Fair as a secret figurine. Because Zack is a "secret" character he is not present in the box art. There are two different versions of each figurine, colored and single-colored metallic versions, making 14 different figurines in all.
Later in 2004 the Final Fantasy Trading Arts was released in the US, but now consisting of only four figurines (Cloud, Rinoa, Yuna, Sephiroth). The US version figures were sold in blister bags and do not need assembling. There are no metal versions of the characters.
Final Fantasy Trading Arts Vol. 2Edit
Final Fantasy Trading Arts Vol. 2 was released in May 2006 with characters Tifa Lockhart, Vincent Valentine, Selphie Tilmitt, Zidane Tribal, Tidus and Rikku, plus one "secret" character who does not appear in the box art, Vincent in his Turks suit.
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions Trading ArtsEdit
Released November 2007, the figurines are based on the characters from Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions. Characters in this series are Ramza Beoulve, Delita Heiral, Ovelia Atkascha, Agrias Oaks and Balthier (Japan exclusive).
Dissidia Final Fantasy Trading Arts vol. 1Edit
This series was released in February 2009. The characters of Dissidia Final Fantasy appear in this series, with characters Warrior of Light, Cloud Strife, Squall Leonhart, Zidane Tribal and Tidus. The figures measure between 3.85 to 6.10" in height.
Final Fantasy XIII Trading Arts Vol. 1Edit
Released December 2010 the characters of Final Fantasy XIII appear in this series. This set includes Lightning, Hope, Sazh, and Serah, as well as Jihl Nabaat (Japan exclusive). The characters are 118.4～124mm in size.
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Trading Arts vol. 2Edit
Released in 2011, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Trading Arts Vol. 2 contains characters from Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. The figurines measure 6.8 inches. The characters included are Firion, Cecil Harvey, Bartz Klauser (Japan exclusive), Terra Branford and Sephiroth.