Aeris (Final Fantasy VII)
It’s an unwritten rule of video game character obituary lists to at least mention what is perhaps that most agonizing death in all of JRPG-dom. Yes, Aeris (or Aerith) from Final Fantasy VII dies at the end of the first disc, and we all cried. So there you have it; I have officially fulfilled my duty in the “mentioning Aeris at least once” department. Now let’s move on.