Tifa Lockhart is a character from the role-playing video game Final Fantasy VII. Tifa is the childhood friend of Cloud Strife, the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VII. Tifa Lockhart is often being compared to Lara Croft as an example of a strong, independent and also very attractive female character in video games.
In 2005, Tifa appears appears in the CGI film Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, the action being set two years after the events of the game. She tries to give emotional support to Cloud, urging him to come to terms with the unwarranted guilt he places upon himself.