Tifa is Cloud Strife's long time friend and the hero of Final Fantasy VII. She persuades him to join the organization in order to keep him near and secure, and she subsequently supports him in saving the planet from Sephiroth, the game's villain. After Sephiroth's defeat, further parts in The Collections of Final Fantasy VII built on her personality, such as in the film Advent Children, where she tries to persuade Cloud to let go of his inner guilt and move on with his life.
Tifa is a girl. A female character in the game adventure.
Tifa has been likened to Lara Croft as an illustration of a powerful, autonomous, and attractive young woman heroine in video games, and has been dubbed the “pin-up girl” of the “cyber generation” by The New York Times. The character's strength and looks have been acclaimed by the media, and she has been dubbed one of the best female personalities in video games.