MasterThe following sections will contain both factual and analytic information about Aqua as well as my personal opinions and beliefs. Please take note that there are heavy spoilers on most of these pages!
→ Learn about the world of Kingdom Hearts, the story and setting of Birth by Sleep and how Aqua fits into everything.
A BASIC RUNDOWN
→ Everything about Aqua at a glance. This page contains a collection of journal entries, some quick facts about her character, what games she appears in and her surface personality.
→ Aqua has various different roles that are often in conflict with each other. This page will not only look at these conflicts, but also how she resolves them.
→ Looking at changes from promotional artwork to finalized design as well as discussing what being a female video game character tends to mean in terms of appearance.
NOT BLACK & WHITE
→ Discussing Aqua's naive viewpoint that light is good and darkness must be destroyed. I will also explore her evolution while coming to terms with the reality that the issue is not that simple.
→ Taking a look at Aqua's relationships with both Ven and Terra individually as well as how she draws her strength from them.
→ What we know as well as my opinions about what the future has in store for Aqua.
→ Analyzing Aqua's connection to water through her name and her Keyblade. Also a brief discussion of why she is called "dancing waters forming bonds" and what water tends to represent.
THE COLOR BLUE
→ Drawing connections between the meanings of the color blue and Aqua's personality and roles.
→ Looking at the Wayfinder trio and how tragedy befalls the three of them in terms of the state of affairs at the end of Birth by Sleep. Also considers Aqua as a tragic heroine.
STRONG FEMALE LEAD
→ Discussing how Aqua is the first female character in the Kingdom Hearts series that is capable of taking care of herself and saving the day. Also looks at the game's attempts to make her more "feminine."
→ My personal story with Aqua and why she is my favorite character in the Kingdom Hearts series.