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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (2013)

Raitoningu ritânzu: Fainaru fantajî XIII (original title)
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As lightning awakes from her dreamless sleep she is touched by Bhunivelza and makes a deal. She becomes the savior and he would grant a miracle. Lightning then makes an attempt at becoming ... See full summary »


Motomu Toriyama


Daisuke Watanabe (scenario)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ali Hillis ... Claire 'Lightning' Farron (voice)
Barry Trachten ... Soldier
Vincent Martella ... Hope Estheim (voice)
Jessica DiCicco ... Lumina (voice)
Troy Baker ... Snow Villiers (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Serah Farron (voice)
Rachel Robinson ... Oerba Yun Fang (voice)
Georgia Van Cuylenburg ... Oerba Dia Vanille (voice)
Jason Marsden ... Noel Kreiss (voice)
Liam O'Brien ... Caius Ballad (voice)
Amber Hood ... Paddra Nsu-Yeul (voice)
Bailey Gambertoglio ... Mog (voice)
Reno Wilson ... Sazh Katzroy (voice)
Erik Davies ... Cid Raines (voice)
Andre Robinson ... Dajh Katzroy (voice)


As lightning awakes from her dreamless sleep she is touched by Bhunivelza and makes a deal. She becomes the savior and he would grant a miracle. Lightning then makes an attempt at becoming the gods savior to save her long gone sister Serah from a fate she cause so long ago. 13 days is all Lightning has to save as many possible souls she can for the new world to be born.

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Release Date:

11 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Raitoningu ritânzu: Fainaru fantajî XIII See more »

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Production Co:

Square Enix Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS (playstation 3 version)| Dolby Digital (all versions)


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Did You Know?


Credited as additional voices experienced voice actor André Sogliuzzo and experienced voice actress Maddie Taylor have previously worked together in Open Season (2006) in which Taylor was the voice of Deni the Mallard and Buddy the Porcupine while Sogliuzzo was simply listed under additional voices. See more »


Claire 'Lightning' Farron: I don't think I have to remind you, but Snow is still a l'Cie. Thanks to his bonds with the fal'Cie god, he's been granted special powers. However, in return for that terrible power...
Hope Estheim: He'll turn into a monstrous Cie'th, a beast without a mind or a heart. That's one fact I really don't need reminding of.
Claire 'Lightning' Farron: Of course. We were l'Cie once too, all six of us...
Hope Estheim: Crushed under the fear of becoming Cie'th and cursing our fates, it was only by having each other we made it through those horrifying days. ...
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The last one, a perfect ending
18 March 2019 | by sibylbryanSee all my reviews

Final Fantasy 13 series has been with me for four years,Today I finally finished it,Even if it's not easy But it brought me many good memories. Courage, friendship, love,It has always been an inseparable theme,I earnestly accomplished every task in it,It gave me enough time to experience the game,Aggregation, separation, reunion,Lumina is her weak side even though Lightning is stronger she was still afraid of loneliness but eventually all her friends came back to her , together they defeated the great gods.the end of a journey is a new journey,I won't forget their story.

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