Japan release 11 feb 1999
  A sorceress is manipulating armies,first to conquer the world, then rule time and universe. Various leaders have set up small academies known as "Gardens" to train teenage "SeeD" combat troops to fight the sorceress (althought the SeeDs didnt know it)
and to earn Gils they work as mercenaries.
  One young SeeD member (Squall) must confronnt his fears and doubts and reluctantly leadd a small band of elite troops against the world's evil.
Name: Squall Leonhart       Age:17       Height:5'8"
Weapon: Gunblade

The tacitern and reluctant hero.A cadet in SeeD, the special combat unit of the Balamb Garden Military Academy. His aloof and anti-social behaviour makes him appear selfish and lacking a sense of team unity. Squall dislikes having others involved in his affairs, and is best described as a lone wolf.
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Name: Rinoa Heartilly      Age:17        Height:5'3  1/2"
Weapon: Projectile blade

A beautiful, spirited young woman. A lively individual with the ability to touch people's heart.Open and honest with her feelings, she speaks her mind without reservation. Driven by her ambitions, she can be difficult at times.
Name: Zell Dincht           Age: 17         Height:5'5"
Weapon: His fists

A Garden Cadet with unsurpassed martial arts skills. Aspiring to become like his grandfather who was once a soldier. Zell entered Garden at the age of 13. Not being one to think matters through, he is known to act on impulse rather than reasoning. At heart however, he is an honest, dedicated young man.
Name: Quistis Trepe       Age:18      Height: 5'6"
Weapon: Whip

A top-notch member of SeeD who serves as an instructor. A SeeD cadet at the age of 15, Quistis now instructs Squall and his companions at Balamb Garden. Contrary to her cool exterior, she occasionaly has a difficult time coping with frustation, and as a result can become depressed over trivial matters.
Name: Irvine Kinneas      Age:17       Height: 6'0"
Weapon: Shotgun

An experience gunman and consummate lady's man. Irvine is known as the "Best Shooter in Garden". His reputation for cherishing the company of women is almost as well known as his accuracy with a gun. Although  he seems to be uncaring and frivolous at first glance, in reality he is sensitive and serious.  
Name: Selphie Tilmitt     Age: 17         Height: 5' 1 1/2"
Weapon: nunchucks

A spunky young women with a carefree spirit.
Selphie seems out of place in a military academy because of her innocent appearance and light-hearted personality. Her happy-go-lucky disposition and laid-back attitude tend to catch others off guard.