10 strange facts about the Kingdom Hearts franchise

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Kingdom Hearts settled the "Aeris" vs. "Aerith" debate



For years, Final Fantasy fans argued back and forth about the correct pronunciation of Aeris' name. The character's actual name is "Aerith Gainsborough" but when crafting English subtitles for Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Tactics, translators wound up spelling her name "Aeris," based on the phonetic pronunciation "Ea-ri-su." Strangely, it was Kingdom Hearts that finally broke the impasse by choosing the original pronunciation and enforcing it across worldwide release regions. So, say goodbye to "Aeris" and say hello to "Aerith".

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