There are a bunch of RPGs out there, and a good deal of them are actually pretty decent. Face it when you follow the winning formula pioneered by Final Fantasy it's pretty hard to screw things up. Tales, Lost Odyssey, Fable; all of these games have definitely found that comfort zone where they know exactly what they are doing, how they are going to do it, and why it's going to be awesome.
But what about the RPGs that aren't so traditional? Believe it or not, there are RPGs out there (American and Japanese) that have strayed from the path set by Final Fantasy to forge their own unique gameplay/story. Here are RPGhead.com's top five most unusual RPGs that were awesome.