If you go on 5ch and blogging sites(whch is a majority of what Japanese entertainment sites are these days), its mostly the otaku weeb basement dwellers crying about how Aerith has been westernized and she looks like a gorilla and shit just because her face is more realistic. Its stupid and you should not give it the time of day
Yeah it really does. I really don't understand this. I guess it's all about personal taste and style preference, but it looks bizarre. The original looks rather good, I don't understand what issues someone could have with it.