Those Who Fight Further

Those Who Fight Further

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Updated Mar 23, 2013 at 09:33AM EDT by mona_jpn.

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Those Who Fight Further (Japanese: 更に闘う者達, Sarani Tatakau Monotachi) is one of the popular soundtracks of the J-RPG series Final Fantay.

Similar to Clash on the Big Bridge, Decisive Battle and J-E-N-O-V-A, this song is also a popular subject of covers by numerous audio and instrumental remixes. The song has also been one of the standard music resources of MAD videos on the Japanese video sharing service Nico Nico Douga (NND).


“Those Who Fight Further” is the normal boss theme song in Final Fantasy VII which was first released in Japan in 1997.[1] As same as other Final Fantasy series songs, it was written by the Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uematsu.[2]

Since it gains a large popularity among fans, its arranged version have been included to several subsequent spin-off titles in the series : Final Fantasy VII Advent Children_[3], Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII[4], Dissidia Final Fantasy[5] and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy.[6]


Reflecting the popularity, many fan works are created and have been posted to the video sharing services since the middle of 2000s. In particular, its fast and complex melody is a popular subject of playing covers among guitarists and keyboardists. Besides, it had been quite often reused in parody videos in the early days of the MAD phenomena on NND. One of the earliest MADs in this series was a derivative of Billy Herrington’s Gachimuchi Remixes, which was posted on March 6th, 2008.[7]


There are hundreds videos related to this song on both NND[8] and YouTube.[9]

Notable Examples

For more videos, check out the videos section in this entry.

Playing Covers

Left: LVocal Percussion[10] | Right: Piano[11]

Left: One man band | Right: Electric Guitar


Left: Nichijou[12] | Right: Mirai Nikki[13]

Left: Yu-Gi-Oh![14] | Right: Chargeman Ken![15]

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External References

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[1]Wikipedia – Final Fantasy VII

[2]Wikipedia – Nobuo Uematsu

[3]Wikipedia – Final Fantasy VII Advent Children

[4]Wikipedia – Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

[5]Wikipedia – Dissidia Final Fantasy

[6]Wikipedia – Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

[7]Nico Nico Douga – ゲイナルファンタジー7より「更に闘うガチ達」 / Posted on 03-06-2008

[8]Nico Nico Douga – Search results for 更に闘う者達

[9]YouTube – Search results for 更に闘う者達 OR “Those Who Fight Further”

[10]Nico Nico Douga – Final Fantasy 7『更に闘う者達』全部俺の声【+MP3】 / Posted on 03-14-2009

[11]Nico Nico Douga – FF7「闘う者達」「更に闘う者達」をピアノで弾いてみた / Posted on 04-25-2010

[12]Nico Nico Douga – 更に闘う日常 / Posted on 04-06-2011

[13]Nico Nico Douga – 【未来日記MAD】更に闘う12th達【FF7ボス曲】 / Posted on 11-20-2011

[14]Nico Nico Douga – 【遊戯王MAD】更にウザくなる人達【合作】 / Posted on 04-18-2009

[15]Nico Nico Douga – 更に気違う者達 / Posted on 03-21-2009

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