Sora (JP) is the main protagonist of the Kingdom Hearts series and a Keyblade wielder. He is an optimistic teenager who may seem simple-minded at times, but he has a strong sense of justice and a compassionate heart.
Appearances in other games
World of Final Fantasy
Outside of the Kingdom Hearts series, Sora also made a time-limited appearance in World of Final Fantasy as a free downloadable summon character.
Super Smash Bros. series
Sora made an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a final downloadable playable fighter, as part of its second second Fighters Pass. It consisted of nine music tracks, a new stage from the franchise, and eight new downloadable spirits. In addition, he has different costume variants based on games throughout the franchise. He is voiced in English. It was released on October 18, 2021.
- Neutral Special - Magic
- Side Special - Sonic Blade
- Up Special - Aerial Sweep
- Down Special - Counterattack
- Final Smash - Sealing the Keyhole
- Sora is the first playable character:
- To be owned by a major entertainment brand focused primarily on film and television - Disney.
- From Square Enix to be voiced in English.
- To be voiced originally by a well-known film/television actor as opposed to voice actors - Haley Joel Osmet (through archived voice clips).
- To have references to characters from non-video game media, such as Mickey Mouse.
- Whose origin series logo also included the original company logos.
- Series director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed that Sora was the most-voted new playable fighter for the series, based on the results of the "Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot". This actually surpassed the results of Bayonetta who first appeared in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.
- World of Final Fantasy adds Sora as DLC, who is free for a limited time (Destructiod) Date: 2016 ("5 years ago"). Author: Chris Carter.
- Nintendo of America Twitter post - "Sora from #KingdomHearts will be the final Super #SmashBrosUltimate DLC fighter!" Date: October 5, 2021. Publisher: Nintendo of America.
- Masahiro Sakurai reveals that Kingdom Hearts' Sora was the newcomer that received that the most votes during the Smash Ballot (Event Hubs) Date: October 9, 2021. Author: Justin Gordon.
|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC|
|Fighters Pass||Joker + Mementos • Hero + Yggdrasil's Altar • Banjo & Kazooie + Spiral Mountain • Terry + King of Fighters Stadium • Byleth + Garreg Mach Monastery|
|Fighters Pass Vol. 2||Min Min + Spring Stadium • Steve / Alex/Enderman/Zombie + Minecraft World • Sephiroth + Northern Cave • Pyra / Mythra + Cloud Sea of Alrest • Kazuya + Mishima Dojo • Sora + Hollow Bastion|
|Individual fighter||Piranha Plant|
|Free update DLC||Small Battlefield • Omnislash Ver. 5|
|Extra Mii Costumes||Coming soon|