Kingdom Hearts (キングダム ハーツ Kingudamu Hātsu) is a Japanese-American franchise of action role-playing games developed and published by Square Enix. The series is a collaboration between Square Enix and Disney and is under the direction of Tetsuya Nomura.
Kingdom Hearts is a crossover of various Disney properties based in a fictional universe. The series' plot centers on the main character Sora's search for his friends as he travels world from world and his encounters with various Disney, Pixar and Square Enix characters and many original characters from this game series.
The series currently consists of seven games across multiple video game consoles, and future titles are already planned. Most of the games in the series have been both critically acclaimed and commercially successful, though each title has seen varying levels of success. As of March 2011, the Kingdom Hearts series has sold over 17 million copies worldwide. A wide variety of related merchandise has been released along with the games, including soundtracks, figurines, companion books, novels, and manga.
- Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
- Kingdom Hearts I
- Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
- Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
- Kingdom Hearts II
- Kingdom Hearts coded
- Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance
- Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep -A fragmentary passage-
- Kingdom Hearts III
- Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory