Sora, the hero of this tale, was chosen by the Keyblade, a mysterious weapon. After undergoing a series of trials and tribulations, he has developed a clear sense of justice and realizes the importance of the bonds with his friends in his battle against the Heartless.
The Royal Court Magician and assistant to King Mickey. Knowledgeable in the magical arts and equipped with a staff, Donald Duck aids Sora in his journey to stop the Heartless.
Captain of the Royal Knights but sometimes absent-minded, Goofy accompanies Sora and Donald in their quest to find King Mickey. Being the one that unites the group, Goofy combats the Heartless with a shield as he has a distaste in using weapons.
King of Disney Castle and a Keyblade Master. When he realizes the impending threat of the Heartless is drawing closer, he deploys Donald and Goofy to seek out the strange occurrences that have been befalling the other worlds.
Maleficent tricked him into working against Sora once, but he has found his way back to the light and bravely fought the Heartless alongside King Mickey.
One of a certain Keyblade Master’s three pupils. Beneath Terra’s mellow exterior lies a young man with tremendous drive; he is wholly devoted to his training and determined to find greater strength. He relies on brute force in combat.
A kind young woman whose sense of right and wrong never wavers. Aqua’s dignified bearing belies an inner sensitivity, and she often looks after Terra and Ventus, who study with her under the same Keyblade Master. She is nimble and gifted at magic.
A cheerful and likeable boy who studies with the same Keyblade Master as Terra and Aqua. For “Ven”, as his friends affectionately call him, every day is a new discovery. He holds his Keyblade with a reverse grip, and fights with incredible speed.
One of Sora’s dearest friend and always seeks to support him any way she can in the battle against the darkness. When the Heartless invaded the Destiny Islands she went missing, causing Sora and Riku to leave their world to search for her.