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The death of Aeris -- or is it Aerith these days? -- in Final Fantasy VII is one of the most memorable moments in gaming history. Fanboys shed a tear once Sephiroth's Masamune sword impaled the lowly flower girl. Throughout the years, artists have applied their personal touch to Aerith's shocking goodbye. Below is a collection of this artwork. After viewing this gallery, check out the artists' personal pages for more amazing pieces.
Warning: Many of these images are graphic and are rated "M" for Mature. Proceed at your own risk.
Painting by Deviant Artist RussianTsarina
Artwork by Deviant Artist NeverDiexArtwork by Deviant Artist JohnnyBuddahFist
Painting by Deviant Artist DestinyFall
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lol that sculpture was hilarious
DB_Kun's was the best, easily. All the cosplay stuff is embarrassing. The rest are of crazy varying quality, its crazy. There's a good chunk of people here who need work on their perspective and proportions.
So...is GI just going to start combing through DeviantArt galleries on slow news days now? I'm not complaining, this just seems weird is all...
yeah, that'll always be one of my most vivid memories in front of a screen
DB_Kun's is my favorite. I like how some of these are comical, but they don't particularly suit my tastes.
DB_Kun's is obviously the best.
All Deviantart. Why? :l
Yea, Deviant Art must have had one of their usual contests and what not.
If the second one on the first page (the one with the pink and red background) had also included Sephiroth, it would be an epic drawing. As it is right now, I'd still say it's my favorite from this batch, even though most are a little . . . weird.
all well done, and some quite ammusing. Bravo to the artists
brutal. i always liked tifa better anyways.
My favorite is the black and white one by Tsagimasa... rofl I laughed so hard on the one being acted out!
Most of these are an insult to one of my favorite games, and yet I'm still laughing.
JohnnyBuddhaFist = The man.
I cried when I saw this in the actual game back in 2005 awww man it was horrible
DB_Kuhn; Tsagamisa; Russian Tsarina - those are my top 3 picks from these. Most of these lack, I don't know...something is just missing from most of them. But those three listed - my favorites easily.
I like the very first one best, very visually pleasing presentation
Some of these are awesome, and some are just flat out weird
I don't know what's scarier, the fact people would waste time doing this, or the cosplayers.... either way this is going to require a healthy dose of inebriation to forget so I'm going to go get started on that.