Elsa, Anna, Rapunzel, and Kairi make up four of the new Princesses of Heart. Come theorise who the last three Princesses will be!


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First Appearance: KINGDOM HEARTS II (2006)
Japanese Voice Actor: Akio Otsuka
English Voice Actor: Richard Epcar

Xemnas' other and Ansem the Wise's former star apprentice, Xehanort had appeared in Hollow Bastion seemingly out of nowhere years before, with no memory to him but his name. Ansem took him in and allowed him to study alongside him with his other apprentices. It was he who suggested to study the fantastic mysteries surrounding the heart, and allowed his own to be tested in order to discover his lost memories. Indeed, he was brilliant, having absorbed so much information so quickly, but some time after that, it all changed.

He became obsessed with the heart. Although Ansem forbid further study of it, he led the other apprentices deeper With him at the head, they began performing dangerous experiments, abducting even civilians from the town all without Ansem knowing and using them as guinea pigs. Soon he discovered the door to the heart of the world, and within it lied the Heartless, creatures of darkness that he didn't understand. He didn't understand why only he was able to see it and peer into its depths, but once he opened it, he condemned the world to destruction.

He became obsessed with the darkness, the Keyblade, everything, though it remained outside of his reach. In his desperation to learn, he took a young girl from the town, Kairi, and sent her off into the ocean of worlds, hoping that she'd be able to lead him to the Keyblade and its wielder. Ansem eventually found out what he was doing and tried to stop him, but by that time, Xehanort had already turned all of the apprentices against their former master. With that, they delivered the final blow of betrayal, and following his example, they gave themselves up to the darkness.


First Appearance: KINGDOM HEARTS II (2006)
Japanese Voice Actor: 
Akio Otsuka
English Voice Actor: 
Richard Epcar

The newly formed individual created when Master Xehanort sent his heart into Terra's body, he was found by Ansem the Wise in Radiant Garden with no memories but a single name, "Xehanort." Over time, he has studied and learned alongside the other apprentices and risen to become Ansem's brightest pupil, but it seems as though he and Braig may have something hidden in the shadows. Could it be that the memory loss was a lie?

 KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]

First Appearance: KINGDOM HEARTS II (2006)
Japanese Voice Actor: 
Akio Otsuka
English Voice Actor: 
Richard Epcar

Found by Ansem the Wise in Radiant Garden with naught but the name "Xehanort," he is the wise sage's brightest pupil and quickly rose through the ranks to gain the trust of the other apprentices. It was through him that everyone began the studies on the heart, and by his doing that the apprentices took the corresponding experiments behind Ansem's back. As time went on, he became a changed man, and eventually led the others to abandon their hearts and master, unlocking a major key to Radiant Garden's downfall in the process.

It may not have been that easy though. With Keyblade in hand, he plunges it deep into the hearts of the other apprentices one after one, watching on as they fall to the ground in realized pain and their hearts leave the body, later proclaiming his name not Xehanort, but Ansem.

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