Alright I finished this game last night so I figured I should share my opinions on it.
The story is fairly weak.I thought the story progressed too slowly and at times it seemed too simple for my liking. However, it was good enough to keep my attention.Spoiler!
The gameplay is very similar to Final Fantasy Tactics. However, it is significantly easier. The battle system follows the chess-like system which was employed in FFT. But there are a few key differences which work in your favour. Firstly your characters cannot actually die foreverIf a character gets KO'd then you will still be able to use them in later battles. Secondly, there is no charge time for spells (unlike FFT) this means that there is no chance that you could 'accidentally' heal an enemy or harm an ally (unless of course you target the wrong tile).Spoiler!
There are plenty of side missions to keep you occupied too. There are 300 missions in total and only 24 of them are compulsory. So if you are into that sort of thing, go nuts!
The gameplay makes up for the storyline. It provides the player with a game which relies on a certain level of strategy. But as I said before it is incredibly easy, which is either a good thing or a bad thing, you decide.
Nothing special, but it's not horrible. I thought it got really annoyingly repetitive after a while though.
Fairly cartoonish, but decent. I think the cartoonishness ties in well with thesetting. They didn't leave me in awe or anything, but they complimented the game nicely.Spoiler!
It's worth a play, but you wouldn't be missing out on too much if you gave it a miss.