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  1. Super Groupies have announced several Kingdom Hearts III Herbariums based on Sora, Riku, Roxas, Axel, and Kairi! These items are interior decorations filled with mixes of dried and artificial flowers and unique oils. Each of these specific Herbariums is also outfitted with the iconic Kingdom Hearts crown. The Herbariums are delivered in custom packages and are recommended as gifts for those close to the buyer, such as friends and loved ones. All of these Herbariums are priced at ¥7,480 ($68.71) and are only available for pre-order from now until May 10. Mid-September is the current delivery window for these products. You can view each of the Herbariums via our galleries below: In addition to these products being listed on their store page for purchase, there is also a video uploaded by the official Super Groupies Youtube channel that briefly showcases each of the Herbariums! You can view this video below: Do you have any intention of purchasing these unique products as either ornate wonders or as gifts for those close to you? What are your thought on each of the designs? Let us know in the comments below! View full article
  2. Kingdom Hearts: A World Without Sky Artist(s) commissioned: Ai-noHikari www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari ozkh www.deviantart.com/ozkh AlpacaCarlesi https://www.deviantart.com/alpacacarlesi Story by: laika6 / laika665 After Sora's disappearance at the end of Kingdom Hearts 3, Kairi (feeling responsible for Sora's fate & driven by her love for him) sets out on a journey to - hopefully - bring him home. The events of this comic occur between the Ending and Secret Ending of Kingdom Hearts 3. Cover α (art commissioned from https://www.deviantart.com/ozkh) Page 1 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure (Music: Destiny Islands – Kingdom Hearts II) Page 2 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: Destiny Islands – Kingdom Hearts II Lazy Afternoons - Kingdom Hearts II Blast Away! Gummi Ship 1 - Kingdom Hearts) Page 3 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: The Dark Crystals – Final Fantasy III Dearly Beloved – Kingdom Hearts) Page 4 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: The Launch – Treasure Planet) Page 5 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: The Launch – Treasure Planet Silver – Treasure Planet) Page 6 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: Silver – Treasure Planet) Page 7 (artist commissioned: https://www.deviantart.com/ai-nohikari) Kairi's Skills: Fire, Cure, Blizzard, Water, Thunder, Reflect (Music: The Launch – Treasure Planet)
  3. Other than the series always thematically showing that love is the ultimate answer and power, even more so than the power of light or darkness, here are some quotes: From Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep: Aqua: "A pure heart filled with light... It's strange, the Master taught me darkness needs to be destroyed. But how, if not with light?" Fairy Godmother: "Oh, my dear, you're too young to know. Experience more things, and you'll find the answer. Just trust in your dreams." (Fairy Godmother implying the only way to defeat darkness other than with light is with love.) From Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep: Yen Sid: "I will tell you what your friend needs right now. It is not your protection. He needs you to believe. You see, Ventus's heart hangs in the balance. It sleeps in the place between light and darkness. From all I can perceive, that means he will be looking for a friend--one who believes in him, to show him the way home. Just as long as you love him...then Ventus will be able to find you when he wakes. He can follow that love back to where he belongs--the realm of light.” (Yen Sid implying the balance between light and darkness is love and that love is the only thing that can lead Ventus' heart home.) From Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories: Riku: "What are you making me choose now?" DiZ: "Between the road to light and the road to darkness." Riku: "Neither suits me. I'm taking the middle road." DiZ: "Do you mean the twilight road to nightfall?" Riku: "No. It's the road to dawn." (Riku not choosing light or darkness, but choosing what he calls "dawn.") From Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance: Riku (to Ansem, Seeker of Darkness and Young Xehanort): "I walk the road to dawn!" Riku (to Ansem, Seeker of Darkness): "Consume the darkness, return it to light.” Young Xehanort (to Riku): "I don't know how you did it, but you really have found a way to trap darkness inside your heart. And a boy who's immune to darkness is of no use to us." (Riku reaffirming that he wields both light and darkness, and that he turns the darkness into light. That is the state he calls "dawn." And Young Xehanort confirming that by walking the road to dawn, Riku has somehow become immune to darkness.) From Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance: Data-Ansem the Wise: "The heart has always been quick to grow. Each exposure to light, to the natural world, to other people, shapes this most malleable part inside of us. Nobodies are not different from us in that manner. Sora was the only one able to return to his human form without destroying his Nobody. That is a statement to the love in his heart for other people, and the bonds that tie them together. Perhaps...he has the power to bring back the hearts and existences of those connected to him—to recreate people we thought were lost to us forever. Our most precious treasures—even an empty puppet—the trees of the forest, and the petals on the wind—there are hearts around us everywhere we look. And it does not take superhuman powers to see them. Surely we remember as children the way our hearts made everything seem so shiny, and perfect. Sora has a heart like that—uncorrupted, willing to see the good before the bad. When he sees the heart in something, it then becomes real. When a connection seems broken, he may have the power to mend it. He has touched countless hearts, he has accepted them, and he has saved them. And some of those hearts have never left him—whether they fell into darkness or were trapped there—whether they sleep in the darkness of Sora's heart, or were welcomed into its warmth—they can be saved. All Sora needs to do is be himself and follow wherever it is that his heart takes him. It is the best and the only way." (Data-Ansem the Wise saying that Sora's uninhibited undying love for people and his willingness to always see the good before the bad in anyone or anything is the ultimate answer that could solve everything and save everyone.) From Kingdom Hearts III: Ventus: "I didn't ask for this. To be sifted apart nice and neat. We should be free to choose. Not just light, not just darkness. We decide what we are." (Ventus implying light and darkness are choices and you can choose to be both or neither.)
  4. Previously, the Version 2 of Riku and Sora's Bring Arts figures had release dates planned in Japan for April and May, with Sora being scheduled for May 15th of this year, and Riku scheduled to release in April 17th. Pre-orders were also avaliable. However, it was confirmed recently that both Sora AND Riku had their release dates delayed. An e-mail from AmiAmi was sent out to one of our staff members confirming the delay. Sora was delayed from May 15th to July 10th. Riku was delayed from April 17th to May 22nd. We will keep you updated in the event that this also affects the North American release dates of the figures, as their pre-orders are also up.
  5. Previously, the Version 2 of Riku and Sora's Bring Arts figures had release dates planned in Japan for April and May, with Sora being scheduled for May 15th of this year, and Riku scheduled to release in April 17th. Pre-orders were also avaliable. However, it was confirmed recently that both Sora AND Riku had their release dates delayed. An e-mail from AmiAmi was sent out to one of our staff members confirming the delay. Sora was delayed from May 15th to July 10th. Riku was delayed from April 17th to May 22nd. We will keep you updated in the event that this also affects the North American release dates of the figures, as their pre-orders are also up. View full article
  6. Super Groupies have announced several Kingdom Hearts III Herbariums based on Sora, Riku, Roxas, Axel, and Kairi! These items are interior decorations filled with mixes of dried and artificial flowers and unique oils. Each of these specific Herbariums is also outfitted with the iconic Kingdom Hearts crown. The Herbariums are delivered in custom packages and are recommended as gifts for those close to the buyer, such as friends and loved ones. All of these Herbariums are priced at ¥7,480 ($68.71) and are only available for pre-order from now until May 10. Mid-September is the current delivery window for these products. You can view each of the Herbariums via our galleries below: In addition to these products being listed on their store page for purchase, there is also a video uploaded by the official Super Groupies Youtube channel that briefly showcases each of the Herbariums! You can view this video below: Do you have any intention of purchasing these unique products as either ornate wonders or as gifts for those close to you? What are your thought on each of the designs? Let us know in the comments below!
  7. Here's the final of the side games for my final battle series! Though I do have one more secret one planned that I'll start on soon! Hope you all like it! Speed Paint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I8roTGVwGc&t=2s Twitter: Arcanekeyblade5
  8. FiGPiN has revealed a trio of new Kingdom Hearts-themed pins, them being Kingdom Hearts II Riku, a Shadow Heartless, and Mickey! All three of these pins are exclusive to Target stores, with the Kingdom Hearts II Riku and Shadow Heartless pins being available today! There is currently no word on when the Mickey pin will be available to pick up in stores. These pins are not viewable on FiGPiN's website, but due to their prior Kingdom Hearts-themed pins being $15.00, that same price applying here for each of the pins seems likely. FiGPiN also teased that there will be another character exclusively making its way to their website, but due to their vague wording, it is unknown if this upcoming character will be Kingdom Hearts related or not. You can check out their announcement posts on Twitter and Facebook, and their website here. FiGPiN has also had Sora, King Mickey, Donald Duck and, Goofy pins, though they are all sold out now. Do you have any intentions of purchasing any or all of these 3 new Kingdom Hearts-themed pins? And which Kingdom Hearts characters do you want to see pins of in the future? Let us know in the comments below!
  9. FiGPiN has revealed a trio of new Kingdom Hearts-themed pins, them being Kingdom Hearts II Riku, a Shadow Heartless, and Mickey! All three of these pins are exclusive to Target stores, with the Kingdom Hearts II Riku and Shadow Heartless pins being available today! There is currently no word on when the Mickey pin will be available to pick up in stores. These pins are not viewable on FiGPiN's website, but due to their prior Kingdom Hearts-themed pins being $15.00, that same price applying here for each of the pins seems likely. FiGPiN also teased that there will be another character exclusively making its way to their website, but due to their vague wording, it is unknown if this upcoming character will be Kingdom Hearts related or not. You can check out their announcement posts on Twitter and Facebook, and their website here. FiGPiN has also had Sora, King Mickey, Donald Duck and, Goofy pins, though they are all sold out now. Do you have any intentions of purchasing any or all of these 3 new Kingdom Hearts-themed pins? And which Kingdom Hearts characters do you want to see pins of in the future? Let us know in the comments below! View full article
  10. And the next in the series I have going is the final battle for Chain of Memories! This time with a twist! Hope you all like it!
  11. Yozora, the mystery man of the fictional “Verum Rex”, holds an appearance similar to Riku's. However, Yozora himself and the Nameless Star both have implied that he was originally a very different person in looks. So, why does Yozora look like Riku in Kingdom Hearts canon? Perhaps Yozora's heart has somehow found refuge in Riku's body? If Yozora is indeed inside Riku's body, then he maybe in control and carrying on Riku's mission. When he first appeared in Kingdom Hearts III, he already had the Riku-like appearance in the promotional material for “Verum Rex”. He has this form again Secret Ending “Yozora”, when he was looking down on Riku. However, this was only a recurring dream Riku had as mentioned in the end of the Limit Cut episode. Finally, before you fight Yozora, he made a claim that the appearance he has was “not what [he] really looks like.” This is backed up by the Nameless Star's claim in her meeting with Sora: “[Yozora's] been changed beyond recognition – his heart replaced with another's.” If Yozora is inside Riku's body, it should not be surprising given previous cases of multiple hearts inside other people. Sora and Xehanort are the most well known in this field, only in different directions: Sora has hearts inside him, while Xehanort put his heart or pieces of said heart inside others. Riku has also had a record of possession and hosting other hearts inside him; from Xehanort's Heartless possession of him in Kingdom Hearts I to Riku's Replica's heart residing with Riku during Kingdom Hearts III. There also is a case of dominance, most cases of hosting don't have outside hearts possessing their hosts, like Sora's hearts. Hostile takeovers, however, tend to take control of the body or at least has some physical indicators. Either way, each method does hold influence to the host's physical or mental traits. Yozora may be a special case as he could be unintentionally in control of Riku's body because he has a stronger heart than the latter. The two may be exchanging influence on the other. While Yozora is the one acting for both of them, Riku could possibly be influencing Yozora's memories. Not much is known to why Yozora wanted to “save Sora”, but it could be related to Riku's goal after Melody of Memories: finding and saving Sora in Unreality/Fiction. Yozora mentioned that he had wondered into the location where he would fight Sora by chance and was eventually told to “save Sora”. While most of his abilities and weapons are his own, the one skill Yozora has that could be from Riku: controlling Sora's Keyblade. In Kingdom Hearts I, Riku took temporary possession of Sora's Kingdom Key at Hollow Bastion. In his own boss battle with Sora, Yozora temporary steals Sora's Keyblade but it is absorbed and added onto his laser sword. We may not know yet what happened to Yozora or whether he and Riku crossed before Yozora fought Sora or not. Due to their similar appearances, the clues to Yozora's current state, and the ability to use Sora's power briefly; it can be implied that they are connected to each other. Finally with the possibilities of heart and body possession, Yozora could be inside Riku's body. Only he is unintentionally the dominant heart. Yozora may ultimately be possessing Riku's body, but he is being influenced by Riku to reach the latter's goal of saving Sora.
  12. Nendoroids of both Kingdom Hearts III Sora and Kingdom Hearts III Riku are available to pre-order from Good Smile Company! Both of these Nendoroids are releasing on July 2021, and are priced at ¥6,200 ($59.88). The Riku Nendoroid includes the Braveheart Keyblade and a clear plate featuring King Mickey. The Sora Nendorid includes the Kingdom Key, Crystal Snow, Wheel of Fate and Favorite Deputy Keyblades. You can view the Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid via our gallery below: You can view the Kingdom Hearts III Riku Nendoroid via our galley below: Additionally, Good Smile Company also states that more Kingdom Hearts III Nendoroids are in the works and will be announced soon! In July of last year, there was footage of Good Smile Company working on what looked like a Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid, and this final product fits the bill. Are you intending on purchasing either, or both of these Nendoroids to add to your Kingdom Hearts collection? Let us know in the comments below! UPDATE: (2/15/2021) Both the Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid and Riku Nendoroid are available for pre-order from Amazon for $99.99. Additionally, both are scheduled for an October 27th, 2021 release.
  13. The Square Enix E-store has revealed Version 2 Bring Arts Figures for both Kingdom Hearts III Sora and Riku! Both figures are priced at ¥8,580 (approximately $80) and are available to pre-order right now! The Sora Bring Arts Version 2 figure is scheduled for a January 30th, 2021 release, while the Riku Bring Arts Version 2 figure is scheduled for a February 6th, 2021 release! Both the Sora and Riku figure are available at a discounted price on amiami for ¥7,310! (approximately $69) View these figures via our galleries below: Will you be pre-ordering these beautiful Bring Arts figures right away, or will you be waiting for them to be available for purchase on the regional stores? Let us know in the comments below! [UPDATED] September 12, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Bring Arts Sora Version 2 and Kingdom Hearts III Bring Arts Riku Version 2 figures are now available for pre-order from the Square Enix North America store. You can currently purchase them for a discounted $76.49 each. [UPDATED] January 26, 2021: Both figures have been delayed on the Square Enix E-store. The Kingdom Hearts III Sora Bring Arts Version 2 figure is now currently scheduled for a May 15, 2021 release, while the Kingdom Hearts III Riku Bring Arts Version 2 figure is currently scheduled for an April 17, 2021 release.
  14. Nendoroids of both Kingdom Hearts III Sora and Kingdom Hearts III Riku are available to pre-order from Good Smile Company! Both of these Nendoroids are releasing on July 2021, and are priced at ¥6,200 ($59.88). The Riku Nendoroid includes the Braveheart Keyblade and a clear plate featuring King Mickey. The Sora Nendorid includes the Kingdom Key, Crystal Snow, Wheel of Fate and Favorite Deputy Keyblades. You can view the Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid via our gallery below: You can view the Kingdom Hearts III Riku Nendoroid via our galley below: Additionally, Good Smile Company also states that more Kingdom Hearts III Nendoroids are in the works and will be announced soon! In July of last year, there was footage of Good Smile Company working on what looked like a Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid, and this final product fits the bill. Are you intending on purchasing either, or both of these Nendoroids to add to your Kingdom Hearts collection? Let us know in the comments below! UPDATE: (2/15/2021) Both the Kingdom Hearts III Sora Nendoroid and Riku Nendoroid are available for pre-order from Amazon for $99.99. Additionally, both are scheduled for an October 27th, 2021 release. View full article
  15. Wasn't sure if I had posted this here or not, but I don't believe I have. So here a piece I did of the Destiny Island trio!
  16. I know I'm kinda beating a dead horse with this topic, but I wanted to give my take on it. As many of you know, the world of Arendelle from Disney's Frozen has gotten the title of being the worst world, not only in Kingdom Hearts III, but in the entire franchise in general. In the list of Disney worlds of the series, Arendelle definitely sticks out like a sore thumb, both gameplay and story-wise. The worlds and characters in Kingdom Hearts III all find someway to tie into Sora's character arc and journey. Hercules helping him to find the courage and strength to get back up after a defeat, Woody and Buzz showing him just how strong the power of friendship really is, and even Rapunzel reminding Sora about his first time outside of the Destiny Islands. But with Arendelle, there are really no thematic elements that tie into Sora's arc. Hell, the trio barely interact with any of the characters. And if that wasn't odd enough, none of the main character even serve as your party members! Elsa is understandable, and so is Olaf, but seriously? No Anna and Kristoff? Seriously? And before any of you say that they wouldn't work as party members, let me remind you that Rapunzel and Eugene were your party members in Corona. And I know they both had some sort of weapon (Rapunzel using her hair and Eugene using a frying pan and a barrel), but what about Woody and Buzz. We saw Buzz ground-slam, spin and leg-sweep his enemies, and was packing heat with his lasers, and don't tell me y'all didn't see Woody throwing hands at the Heartless. Even Mike Wazowski, who game-wise and canonically, is the weakest party member, still fought alongside Sulley. The only Frozen character that you actually get as a party member is Marshmallow, that snow monster Elsa made that only had like three scenes in the entire movie (one of which was an after-credits scene). Don't get me wrong, Marshmallow was a nice change of pace and was a good party member, it was kind of disappointing that we didn't get any of main stars as one. Most, if not, all of the blame for this can go to Disney. Tetsuya Nomura stated in a interview that for Kingdom Hearts III, he and his crew were given the most guidelines for the Disney worlds in this game, and Arendelle, without a doubt, was the one with the most. This claim is pretty easy to believe since Frozen is Disney's highest grossing movie, plus the fact that the movie would be getting a sequel just 10 months after KH3's release. So I decided to give my own take on what Arendelle possibly could've been like if Square Enix didn't have to deal with all these guidelines. Storywise, it would start off a little different than before. The trio would land in the middle of the Village, right after Elsa's ice powers had been exposed. Right away, Elsa would run right pass our heroes, with Anna following. The trio decide to follow as well, out of curiosity. Unfortunately, they lose Elsa when she makes it to the lake. Soon after, several Heartless appear and begin attacking the kingdom. As usual, Sora, Donald and Goofy take them out. Sometime later, the trio introduce themselves to Anna, who introduces herself, and Hans. Soon after, Anna announces to the people of Arendelle that she'll be going off to find Elsa and bring her back home, with Sora, Donald and Goofy accompanying her. Before they head off, Hans tells the trio to make sure they keep Anna safe, while the Duke of Weselton (yes, he is appearing in this version of the game) tells them to take out Elsa. Just like in the movie, the Duke believes that Elsa is a threat to everyone because of her ice powers, but here, it's even more apparent since he sees her as even more dangerous because of the Heartless, who he believes are her doing. From here, the story pretty much plays out the plot of the movie. They journey to the North Mountain, they meet Kristoff, Sven and Olaf, and so on and so forth. Also, over the course of their journey, Sora and Anna develop a close friendship with one another due to the former relating to the latter's situation, since Elsa closing herself off reminds him of Riku closing himself off to keep Sora and Kairi safe. But everything changes when they arrive at Elsa's Ice Palace. Before the could reach the doors, Larxene appears. She explains to our heroes that the Organization are interested in Elsa due to her indecisive nature. Just like her, they don't know whether she's good or evil, and if she is evil, she may be of use to them. Sora and Anna both deny this, saying that Elsa would never be evil and would never hurt anyone, especially the latter of them. But Larxene says otherwise as she reveals Elsa and Anna's past and why Anna doesn't remember any good memories with her older sister, much to the princess' shock. Soon after, Larxene uses her magic to create the Labyrinth of Ice, trapping our heroes inside. During their search for a way out, Anna begins to question why her parents would have the trolls erase her memories of all the good times she had with Elsa, even if the fact that Elsa hurt her was on accident. After awhile, they finally make out of the Labyrinth and end up in middle of the Ice Palace, where they find Elsa pondering on the upper floor. Anna tells everyone to wait for her outside while she talks wait Anna. This pretty much plays out the same as it does in the game. Anna and Elsa talk, Elsa actually hurts Anna with a blast of ice, Elsa creates Marshmallow and throws everyone out, Anna throws a snowball at Marshmallow and pisses him off, Sora, Donald and Goofy handled him while the others escape, they fall off the Mountain, they wake up and find Hans carrying Elsa, prompting the trio to following him, and Marshmallow decides to join them. While we're on that, let's talk about Hans real fast. Unlike the game, Hans will actually have a role here, and talk as well. The prince of Southern Isles would've been in cahoots with Larxene the whole time in order to take the throne of Arendelle for himself. Back to our heroes, they would meet up with Kristoff and Sven, who would both be a little startled by Marshmallow at first, but the trio assures the that he's on their side. Suddenly, the blizzard starts brewing up over at the kingdom, prompting the band of six to head over there to see what's going on. Our heroes make it to the Castle and rush inside to find Anna, alongside Olaf. Soon enough, they manage to find Anna, who's slowly freezing to death, while Hans looks at her. The trio are happy to see Hans and tells him to kiss Anna, since Kristoff told them about her frozen heart situation earlier. But the prince reveals his true nature to them and tells them about his and Larxene's plans. He also reveals he that was in fact, the person who was seen carrying Elsa and informs our heroes that she's currently locked up in the dungeon. But before he leaves, he conjured up some Heartless to finish Anna off in her weaken state, and the others as well. Marshmallow, knowing how important Anna is to Elsa, decides to make it his duty to protect her, alongside Olaf and Sven. While they do that, Sora, Donald, Goofy and Kristoff decide to take out the Heartless. After that's over, our heroes take the weaken Anna with them as they rush to the Dungeon. When they get there, they find that Elsa is gone, but there's a huge hole in the wall that leads outside, believing that Elsa must be outside. Our eight heroes rush across the frozen bay to find Elsa, while dealing with the Heartless along the way. Unfortunately, the blast from a Frost Serpent causes our heroes to separate and get lost in the blizzard. Luckily, Anna manages to spot Elsa and Hans, who's telling the former that she's dead. After the revelation, Elsa starts to breakdown and cries. But she as continues to sob, Hans starts slowly pulling out his sword. Anna notices this and begins walking towards them as fast she can. You all know that drill, Anna completely freezes over and shatters Han's sword, the blizzard stops, everyone begins to mourn for Anna's death, and Anna unfreezes thanks to the power of familial love. Shortly after, everyone regroups at a nearby ship. Elsa finally introduces herself to the trio and thanks them, along with Kristoff, Sven, Olaf and Marshmallow, for keeping Anna safe. But this loving reunion is cut short as Hans reveals that he has one more trick up his sleeve, that trick being none other than Sköll. Everyone would run off while the trio stay back to fight. Luckily, Elsa decides to join in, as a sign of gratitude for them protecting her sister, alongside Marshmallow. And with that, the five manage to defeat Sköll and save everyone. After that, Hans gets knocked the f**k out by Anna and arrested for his crimes, Elsa lifts the eternal winter from the kingdom, and also freezes the Duke so he can finally shut the hell up. Arendelle would finally come to an end as Sora, Donald and Goofy bid farewell to their new friends and wish them all a good summer. Elsa tells them they're invited to come to Arendelle anytime they liked, Olaf and Marshmallow show off their little flurries, and even Anna reveals that she's in a relationship with Kristoff now. Now that we got the new story out of the way, let's get to the gameplay itself. The world of Arendelle would be split into three mains sections. We still have the North Mountain and the Labyrinth of Ice, though the latter would be a sub-area for the Ice Palace, which is a main area this time around and can be explored. The Kingdom of Arendelle itself can also be explored as well; from the Castle, to the Village, to the Fjord and Bay. Now that we got that out of the way, let's talk about the section I'm most excited for....party members! This world would offer the most party members, having a total of four. We still have Marshmallow, who serves as your ally for the last half of the world. But for the first half, we have Anna and Kristoff. Their fighting style is similar to that of Woody and Buzz. Anna is more on the agile side, attacking enemies with punches and kicks. She can also throw snowballs at aerial enemies. But just like Ping and teenage Herucles, she's rather clumsy and can stumble alot. Kristoff on the other hand, while not as agile, has higher strength. He attacks enemies with punches like Anna, but mixes it up with tackles and charges. He also uses a grappling hook to attack aerial enemies as well. Their team attack would be called Snowball Slide. The attack has Sora, Anna and Kristoff rolling around on a giant snowball, crushing any enemies in their path. The attack would then finish with the trio jumping off the snowball and Sora striking it with his Keyblade, sending it bouncing all over the place like a pinball and collecting any enemies it runs over. The snowball would be sent flying into the air via snowy ramp, and plummet to the ground, destroying itself and the Heartless along with it. Finally, we have Elsa, who'll serve as a party member for the fight with Sköll. Like Donald, she's a mage character that relies on magic to attack enemies. She able to simply freeze enemies with her ice powers, conjure up barrages of sharp icicles, and cause giant icicles to pop out of the ground. Her team attack would be called Frozen Heart. The attack has her and Sora attacking their enemies with a barrage of Blizzard-based attacks. The attack would finish with the duo using their ice magic to form a giant chandelier made of ice, with a snowflake-like design, and drop it on enemies. As for enemies and bosses, the enemies would stay the same, but the bosses would be different. There are three bosses in total in this world. The first boss is with the wolves that caused Anna, Kristoff and Sven shortly after they met. The second boss would the Frost Serpents, who Sora and company would fight in the Labyrinth of Ice. And finally, we have Sköll. Unlike in KH3 where he was a giant Heartless wolf made out of ice, he would....still be giant Heartless wolf...but made of fire this time. I think I've went on about this for long enough. I'm gonna go, I hoped you all liked my discussion and if you have any ideas on how Arendelle could be fixed, let me know!
  17. The Japanese online store, animate, has listed plushies for Riku and Aqua! These plushies can currently be pre-ordered, and are both ¥4,180. ($40.07) Additionally, they are both stated to have January 2021 releases. You can view both the Aqua and Riku plushies via our galleries below: [UPDATED] October 28, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Riku and Aqua plushies are now available for pre-order from Square Enix Japan's e-Store for ¥4,180 ($40.07) as well from AmiAmi and Aitai Kuju for a discounted price of ¥3,550 ($34.00). The respective store links can be found below. Riku Plush - Japanese Square Enix Store Aqua Plush - Japanese Square Enix Store Riku Plush - AmiAmi Store Aqua Plush - AmiAmi Store Riku Plush - Aitai Kuji Store Aqua Plush - Aitai Kuji Store Thanks to rote on Twitter for the tip! [UPDATED] October 29, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Riku and Aqua plushies are now available for pre-order from Square Enix North America store for a discounted price of $39.59 each, with $43.99 being their base price. Additionally, both have scheduled February 2021 releases. Riku Plush - North American Square Enix Store Aqua Plush - North American Square Enix Store Are you excited for these 2 characters to get plushies in this style? Let us know in the comments below! View full article
  18. Good Smile Company has announced that the Kingdom Hearts II iteration of Sora will be receiving its own Nendoroid figure! This figure will be releasing on May 2021 for ¥5,400 and is currently available for pre-order on the Japanese Store. This figure is also currently available for pre-order on the English store for $51.99 and releases on June 2021. You can take a look at this upcoming Nendoroid via our gallery below: Additionally, Good Smile Company has also stated that they have plans to release Riku, KH3 Sora and Mickey Mouse Nendoroids! Thanks to Churro for this tip. Are you planning on purchasing this upcoming Nendoroid? Let us know in the comments below! View full article
  19. Good Smile Company have announced the next Kingdom Hearts Nendoroid figure. The newest one is Kingdom Hearts II Riku. The figure is available for pre-order on Good Smile's Japan site for ¥4,800 (about $46.00) and on the North America site for $45.99. It will be available in June 2021 for Japan and July 2021 for North America. You can check out the description and gallery below. Kingdom Hearts II Sora Nendoroid will be releasing in May in Japan and June in North America. Thanks to @gsc_kahotan for the info! We will update the article when more information of the figure is available!
  20. Good Smile Company have announced the next Kingdom Hearts Nendoroid figure. The newest one is Kingdom Hearts II Riku. The figure is available for pre-order on Good Smile's Japan site for ¥4,800 (about $46.00) and on the North America site for $45.99. It will be available in June 2021 for Japan and July 2021 for North America. You can check out the description and gallery below. Kingdom Hearts II Sora Nendoroid will be releasing in May in Japan and June in North America. Thanks to @gsc_kahotan for the info! We will update the article when more information of the figure is available! View full article
  21. The Japanese online store, animate, has listed plushies for Riku and Aqua! These plushies can currently be pre-ordered, and are both ¥4,180. ($40.07) Additionally, they are both stated to have January 2021 releases. You can view both the Aqua and Riku plushies via our galleries below: [UPDATED] October 28, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Riku and Aqua plushies are now available for pre-order from Square Enix Japan's e-Store for ¥4,180 ($40.07) as well from AmiAmi and Aitai Kuju for a discounted price of ¥3,550 ($34.00). The respective store links can be found below. Riku Plush - Japanese Square Enix Store Aqua Plush - Japanese Square Enix Store Riku Plush - AmiAmi Store Aqua Plush - AmiAmi Store Riku Plush - Aitai Kuji Store Aqua Plush - Aitai Kuji Store Thanks to rote on Twitter for the tip! [UPDATED] October 29, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Riku and Aqua plushies are now available for pre-order from Square Enix North America store for a discounted price of $39.59 each, with $43.99 being their base price. Additionally, both have scheduled February 2021 releases. Riku Plush - North American Square Enix Store Aqua Plush - North American Square Enix Store Are you excited for these 2 characters to get plushies in this style? Let us know in the comments below!
  22. Good Smile Company has announced that the Kingdom Hearts II iteration of Sora will be receiving its own Nendoroid figure! This figure will be releasing on May 2021 for ¥5,400 and is currently available for pre-order on the Japanese Store. This figure is also currently available for pre-order on the English store for $51.99 and releases on June 2021. You can take a look at this upcoming Nendoroid via our gallery below: Additionally, Good Smile Company has also stated that they have plans to release Riku, KH3 Sora and Mickey Mouse Nendoroids! Thanks to Churro for this tip. Are you planning on purchasing this upcoming Nendoroid? Let us know in the comments below!
  23. The Square Enix E-store has revealed Version 2 Bring Arts Figures for both Kingdom Hearts III Sora and Riku! Both figures are priced at ¥8,580 (approximately $80) and are available to pre-order right now! The Sora Bring Arts Version 2 figure is scheduled for a January 30th, 2021 release, while the Riku Bring Arts Version 2 figure is scheduled for a February 6th, 2021 release! Both the Sora and Riku figure are available at a discounted price on amiami for ¥7,310! (approximately $69) View these figures via our galleries below: Will you be pre-ordering these beautiful Bring Arts figures right away, or will you be waiting for them to be available for purchase on the regional stores? Let us know in the comments below! [UPDATED] September 12, 2020: The Kingdom Hearts III Bring Arts Sora Version 2 and Kingdom Hearts III Bring Arts Riku Version 2 figures are now available for pre-order from the Square Enix North America store. You can currently purchase them for a discounted $76.49 each. [UPDATED] January 26, 2021: Both figures have been delayed on the Square Enix E-store. The Kingdom Hearts III Sora Bring Arts Version 2 figure is now currently scheduled for a May 15, 2021 release, while the Kingdom Hearts III Riku Bring Arts Version 2 figure is currently scheduled for an April 17, 2021 release. View full article
  24. SuperGroupies has announced a new line of Kingdom Hearts III-inspired shoes based on Sora, Riku, Kairi, Roxas, and Axel. The shoes range from ¥16,800 to ¥18,800 (about $160-$180). The pre-order period runs until September 12th at 12:00 AM Japan Time and will be limited. Aitai Kuji has started accepting pre-orders for all 5 shoes. We have updated our gallery with promotional picture of each item. You can check them out below. Which one(s) would you want for your collection? Let us know in the comments below!
  25. SuperGroupies has announced a new line of Kingdom Hearts III-inspired shoes based on Sora, Riku, Kairi, Roxas, and Axel. The shoes range from ¥16,800 to ¥18,800 (about $160-$180). The pre-order period runs until September 12th at 12:00 AM Japan Time and will be limited. Aitai Kuji has started accepting pre-orders for all 5 shoes. We have updated our gallery with promotional picture of each item. You can check them out below. Which one(s) would you want for your collection? Let us know in the comments below! View full article
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