While JRPGs have always touted the strength of their world building and compelling narratives, Western RPGs have often had the upper hand when it comes to compelling characters. Needless to say, there are many, many exceptions to this rule!
Still, if you’ve played many JRPGs in your lifetime you have thought “I love this game, but __________ is SO annoying!”
What party members do you wish you could mute? I realize they might essential to the narrative… so let’s ignore that. Just on a “I find this character very grating” scale.
Teepo (Tales of Xillia) drove me bonkers, personally.