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As much as I and other fans would have liked Atlantis in KH, it makes sense why it wasn't in KH1. It was the first entry of the series and needed to have the 'classic' movies to set up the core Disney lore of the franchise. It ideally would have been in KH3 since it would have lent itself to the larger scope of the film, in the same vein as Treasure Planet having a larger than life setting.

And as much as I agree 2D films and the underrated cult favorites should come back, I still worry they'll get the same restrained treatment as the blockbuster films in KH3. Is Disney more restrictive with their newer big title films, or all their films from now on, no matter how marketable they are anymore?
 

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As much as I and other fans would have liked Atlantis in KH, it makes sense why it wasn't in KH1. It was the first entry of the series and needed to have the 'classic' movies to set up the core Disney lore of the franchise. It ideally would have been in KH3 since it would have lent itself to the larger scope of the film, in the same vein as Treasure Planet having a larger than life setting.

And as much as I agree 2D films and the underrated cult favorites should come back, I still worry they'll get the same restrained treatment as the blockbuster films in KH3. Is Disney more restrictive with their newer big title films, or all their films from now on, no matter how marketable they are anymore?
I think it's their newer titles since they are the ones still ongoing instead of films such as Atlantis or Treasure Planet. Disney might be more flexible with those sort of films
 

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I don't see why every world needs to be big/iconic movies. KH2 had a nice balance so i don't see why that needs to stop. With Disney being more involved and more restrictive with these new properties, having so many movies like that wouldn't be so good.
I would have agreed with you in the past, but if there are only going to be 7-8 Disney worlds per game from now on, they're not gonna waste a slot on movies like Robin Hood or Treasure Planet.
 

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I would have agreed with you in the past, but if there are only going to be 7-8 Disney worlds per game from now on, they're not gonna waste a slot on movies like Robin Hood or Treasure Planet.
Even though they SHOULD ;___;
 
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I would have agreed with you in the past, but if there are only going to be 7-8 Disney worlds per game from now on, they're not gonna waste a slot on movies like Robin Hood or Treasure Planet.
Yeah...this does get me down. Reality can be harsh but at the same time, there's a finite amount of big/iconic movies left that could be usable as good worlds. I feel like they'll have to mix it up just a bit so they can have more to use for the next title.
 
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If the hypothetical Kingdom Hearts IV is released for next generation systems, we could see a higher world count which would ease the worries of what kind of movies make it into the next primary entry.
 

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I thought the length of games like KHIII and DDD was sufficient. I'd rather have them continually invest in each property whole-heartedly than to give us an arbitrary additional bunch for the sake of numbers. Age old adages apply here too: Quality > quanity.

In agreement with @ultima-demi, the Disney canon only reaches so far. In the end, I think it's more likely than not to see each of the canon films represented in some fashion at the end of it all (whenever that is), other acquisitions be damned.

It's really cool to think of the idea of Atlantis's future in KH, since it was once being assessed for that first entry. Thematically, it just tips the scales wildly. And assuming that of those 30, most were probably in the WDAS canon, that's well over half of the then-current lineup being imagined into KH.
 

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Hey there everyone, how's it going? As you all know, Nomura has captivated us with each of his Kingdom Hearts games, and he's added many worlds into the universe's lore. As such, there are many Disney animated films that haven't made it into Kingdom Hearts yet. One such world is from the movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire. This movie is amazing, but unfortunately underrated, though I don't see why since the story, the characters, the locales, everything about the film is amazing, but anyways, back to my point! The reason that this world would be perfect for Kingdom Hearts 3 is the fact that what keeps the citizens of Atlantis alive is a sentient being called The Heart of Atlantis. A heart that ensures the survival of their civilization. Maybe Xehanort would be interested in obtaining the properties of this heart, and he'd send Xigbar to join Roark's crew and see what powers this mysterious heart holds. And also, Milo Thatch is an amazing character, not to mention Kida is sexy. X3 And Kida's father is voiced by Leonard Nimoy as well! So yeah, overall, I just really hope Nomura decides to add this world into Kingdom Hearts 3, or at least in a future installment of the series. Thoughts, anyone? shareit vidmate
 
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I love this movie I know there are so many Disney Movies to chose to be in the Series but Atlantis this needs to be a world maybe for Kingdom Hearts III so we can explore it and learn about the Heart of Atlantis and the Crystal. I also want a Keyblade Transformation for that World i mean Treasure Planet vs Atlantis for Kingdom Hearts III i don't even know which one will make it. 9apps app cartoon hd apk
 
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