Sora and friends face mysterious new enemies as they continue their journey to save all worlds, and find Riku and King Mickey.

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Sora (voice)
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Riku (voice)
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Kairi (voice)
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Roxas (voice)
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Naminé (voice)
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Hayner (voice)
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Pence (voice)
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Olette (voice)
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Luxord (voice)
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Demyx (voice)
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Saïx (voice)
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Xaldin (voice)
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Xigbar (voice) (as James Patrick Stewart)
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One year after the events of Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, Sora, Donald, and goofy awaken in Twilight Town. Bent on his quest to find Riku and King Mickey, the three set off on another adventure. However, they soon discover that while they have been asleep, the Heartless are back! Not only that, but Sora, Donald, and Goofy must face new enemies: The Nobodies and Organization 13! They set off on a quest to rid the world of the Heartless once more, uncovering the many secrets that linger about Ansem and Organization 13... Written by Redfern226

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Kingudamu hâtsu II  »

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Trivia

This game takes place one year after Kingdom Hearts: Chain Of Memories. See more »

Goofs

In Land of Dragons, after the Captain finds out Ping is really Mulan, he tells the rest of his troops "Move out!" He then leads the group away. However, after all the troops have passed by, you see the Captain following behind them at the back of the group. See more »

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Sora: [Roxas's voice] A scattered memory like a far-off dream. A far-off dream like a scattered memory. I want to line the pieces up, yours and mine.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits are finished you see Sora, and Riku at their old hang out on Destiny Islands talking about how a whole lot has not changed. Then Kairi comes running with a bottle in her hand that has a note contained inside it. The note is from the king which is insinuating that he is asking for their help. See more »

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References Final Fantasy VII (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Fantasia all Marcia for piano, chorus and orchestra
Composed by Yôko Shimomura
Orchestra Arrange: Kaoru Wada
Piano Solo: Shinko Ogata
Orchestra: Tokyo Philharmonic
Chorus: MUSICCREATION
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Masahiro Yamada
Recording Hall: Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall
Recording & Mixing Studio: Avaco Creative Studio Inc.
Recording Coordinator: Kazuyuki Doki (Rebirth Inc.)
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Almost 4 years we waited....and Kingdom Hearts II does not disappoint at all
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no idea where to start with Kingdom Hearts II. What stands out is the excellent graphics, catchy voice actors, the amazing gameplay, and a wonderfully mysterious story.

I will do my best to explain the plot of KHII. It's been a while since Sora, Donald, and Goofy defeated Ansem, and it appears that the Heartless are back to their old tricks, but before we learn of them, we see a new, and mysterious enemy: The Nobodies. Also different, the first 4 to 5 hours of gameplay are spent playing as a new character, Roxas. For a while, the story will seem confusing, but once you reach the end, it will ALL make sense. After a few hours of gameplay, you'll play as Sora once again, and you'll meet old and new friends alike. Also going on as a side story, Kairi has forgotten all about Sora, but is eager to learn more about 'the boy I used to have so much fun with', and Riku seems to be gone without a trace. Meanwhile, Roxas (who sounds eerily like Jesse McCartney *wink*) has been dreaming about Sora, and his past adventures, despite never having met him before, and while all this is going on, a mysterious new force called Organization XIII is taking shape....

The gameplay behind KHII is phenomenal. Rather than the basic play behind KHI, the system has been overhauled with a new thing called drive form, which allows Sora to increase his power for a limited time. The MP gauge is also different, which isn't that great. It's the only flaw of KHII. You'll be hooked within minutes of playing this game.

With appearances from the Disney classic characters Beast, Belle, Cogsworth, Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann, Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, The Peddler, Iago, Chicken Little, Peter Pan, Stitch, Mulan, Captain Shang, Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumbaa, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Chip and Dale, Hercules, Megara, Phil the Satyr, Ariel, Sebastian, Flounder, King Triton, Tron, Jack Skellington, The Mayor, Sally, Dr. Finkelstein, Lock, Shock, and Barrel. Disney's villains are also back, including Captain Barbossa, Jafar, Shan-Yu, Hades, Scar, Commander Sark, The Master Control Program, Oogie Boogie, and Ursula. Square's Final Fantasy heroes are back as well, including Squall Leonhart, Aeris (Aerith), Cloud, Auron, Yuffie, Tifa Lockheart, Raijin, Fujin, Seifer, Yuna, Rikku, and Paine, not to mention the most evil villain in video game history, Sephiroth is back.

Kingdom Hearts II also has some cool voice actors, including Haley Joel Osment, Hayden Panitierre, David Gallagher, Sean Astin, Jesse McCartney, David Boreanaz, James Arnold Taylor, Tara Strong, B.D. Wong, Mena Suvari, and Robbie Benson.

This is one game you cannot afford to miss. If you play one game on PS2 this year, Kingdom Hearts II should be that game. Don't miss this clever blend of fun, epic battles, romance, action, adventure, humor, and gripping suspense.

10/10 --spy


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