341px-Kingdom Hearts II Boxart NA

North American box art.Picture from Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts 2(Stylized as Kingdom Hearts II) is an Action RPG Kingdom Hearts game.It is a sequel to Kingdom Hearts 1 and Kingdom Hearts:Chain of Memories.Story-wise,it is the fifth game in the series.It features several improvements and additions to Kingdom Hearts 1,including more worlds,more characters,a better plot,improved camera controls,Sora's new Drive gauge and ability,and more.

A re-issue was later released in Japan called Kingdom Hearts 2:Final Mix.

Artworks Edit

Kingdom Hearts: Renders 3DEdit

Mickey Mouse and Friends: Renders 3DEdit

Winnie the Pooh: Renders 3DEdit

TRON: Renders 3DEdit

The Little Mermaid: Renders 3DEdit

Beauty and the Beast: Renders 3DEdit

Aladdin: Renders 3DEdit

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Renders 3DEdit

The Lion King: Renders 3DEdit

Hercules: Renders 3DEdit

Mulan: Renders 3DEdit

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: Renders 3DEdit

Party Members Edit

There are nine party members in total,more then there was in Kingdom Hearts 1,where there were six.There are also assistant characters who don't technically join the party but are there to help fight along Sora.They usually appear in specific areas for a short time.

Name World They Appear In
Roxas Twilight Town
Sora Twilight Town
Goofy Twilight Town
Donald Twilight Town
Fa Mulan Land of Dragons
Beast Beast's Castle
Auron Underworld/Olympus Coliseum
Jack Sparrow Port Royal
Aladdin Agrabah
Jack Skellington Halloween Town/Christmas Town
Simba Pride Lands
Tron Space Paranoids
Riku The World That Never Was/Castle That Never Was


Name Movie Based Off
Chicken Little Chicken Little
Genie Aladdin
Stitch Lilo and Stitch
Peter Pan Peter Pan



Name Based Off Notes Alternate Name
Twilight Town N/A

First world player starts in.

Player plays as Roxas in Simulated Twilight Town.

Simulated Twilight Town

Dive to the Heart N/A
Mysterious Tower Characters are based off Sleeping Beauty and Fantasia. Player,Sora,first goes in the tower.Sora also gets his new clothes instead of the ones he kept from KH1 and Chain of Memories.
Hollow Bastion N/A It is the town in the game. Radiant Garden
The Land of Dragons Mulan
Beast's Castle Beauty and the Beast
100 Acre Wood Winnie the Pooh

An optional world.

Can be accessed in Hollow Bastion.

Olympus Coliseum Hercules Player spend most time in the underworld. Underworld
Disney Castle


However,characters are based off Mickey Mouse.

Timeless River Various old Mickey Mouse cartoons

A subworld of Disney Castle.

The party changes their appearence to a more 20's cartoon-looking appearence.

Atlantica The Little Mermaid

An optional world

The party changes their appearence.

Have the gameplay is spent in quick time event-musicals.

Port Royal Pirates of the Caribbean:The Curse of the Black Pearl
Agrabah Aladdin
Halloween Town The Nightmare Before Christmas Party members change appearence. Christmas Town
Pride Lands The Lion King Party members change appearence.
Space Paranoids TRON

Party members change appearence.

A subworld of Hollow Bastion.

The World that Never Was N/A Final world in the game. The Castle that Never Was
Keyblade Graveyard N/A Only playable in Final Mix.
Cavern of Rememberance N/A Only playable in Final Mix.
Chamber of Repose N/A Only playable in Final Mix.

Cutscenes OnlyEdit

Name  Based off Notes Alternate Name
Destiny Islands N/A Only seen in the ending cutscene.


Twilight Town/Simulated Twilight Town/Mysterious TowerEdit

  • Roxas
  • Hayner
  • Pence
  • Olette
  • Seifer
  • Fuu
  • Rai
  • Vivi
  • Setzer
  • Yen Sid
  • Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather
  • Namine
  • DiZ/Ansem the Wise
  • Sora
  • Donald
  • Goofy

Final MixEdit

In 2007,(A year after the game was released in 2005) a re-issue of the game called Kingdom Hearts:Final Mix was released only in Japan.It included several changes and additions.

It later released overseas in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX.


  • Added a difficulty mode called Critical Mode,which is an even harder version of Proud Mode.
  • Added a new drive form called Limit Form.
  • Added a new mini-game called Puzzle.It is an optional minigame that are puzzles of various Kingdom Hearts 2 artwork.Completing the puzzles grants you special items.
  • New cutscenes were added.
  • Models of Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story are left over in the game data.They are untextured,and could have been used as summon characters.It is unknown why they didn't get included in the game.


  • A new feature added is Theater Mode.Replay cutscenes you have seen throughout the game in English or Japanese.Switch between the languages using L2 and R2.
  • A new secret ending was added called Birth by sleep.It is a teaser for Kingdom Hearts:Birth by Sleep.
  • Other additions can be unlocked by having a completed save file of Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories.
  • To see more additions and changes,visit here.


Credit goes to KH

Voice SoundsEdit

Kingdom Hearts 2 / Voice Sounds

Kingdom Hearts II, Japanese trailer - Tokyo Game Show 2003

Kingdom Hearts II, Japanese trailer - Tokyo Game Show 2003

Original Kingdom Hearts 2 Trailer(E3 2005)

Original Kingdom Hearts 2 Trailer(E3 2005)