Sora, age 14
As a teenager he has his share of concerns, but overall, he manages to keep an upbeat attitude. He seems too simple-minded sometimes, but he has a strong sense of justice.
Riku, age 15
Sora’s best friend
He may seem cool and collected for his age, but he is far from the quiet type. Always curious about the unknown, he begins to question the small, closed world in which he lives.
Kairi, age 14
Kairi moved to Sora and Riku’s island a few years ago. She may appear gentle and fragile, but she possesses a strong, unyielding will.
Court wizard and loyal servant to the king. He embarks on a journey to carry out the missing king’s orders. A feisty, impatient magician whose antics are a real highlight of Sora’s journey.
Captain of the Royal Knights, a soldier who despises weapons. Under the king’s orders, he accompanies Donald on the quest to find the key. An easygoing, clumsy knight whose endearing charm evokes smiles even in the worst of times.
The Heartless, being without hearts, appear out of nowhere. Their origin and purpose are shrouded in mystery. The Heartless cast the world into darkness, stealing away people’s hearts. They attack Sora and his world without mercy. Supposedly, there are various types of Heartless.
Selphie, age 13
An innocent, carefree girl. She is very outgoing. She always wants to be the leader of the group, and gives Wakka a hard time.
Wakka, age 15
A soft-hearted youth with a stubborn streak. He plays the dependable, pleasent big brother, teaching the others many things. He envies Riku because he is good at everything.
Tidus, age 13
A cheerful, strong-willed, excitable boy who gets carried away rather quickly. He is very confident in his athletic skills and often challenges Sora to practice duels.
Squall (as Leon), age 25
A swordsman in Traverse Town who fights the Heartless. He is reticent and often seems aloof.
Yuffie, age 16
A female ninja working with Squall. She's a free-spirit and somewhat self-centered.
Cid, age 42
Owner of an accessory shop in Traverse Town. He can be crass, but he is honest as well. He also has uncanny dexterity for a simple shop owner... Cid has a reoccuring role in the FINAL FANTASY series.
Works as a store clerk with Cid. Moogles are well known for their roles in the FINAL FANTASY series, and make an appearance in this title as well.
Cloud, age 22
A mysterious warrior that wields an impressive sword. He keeps very much to himself , which makes him something of an enigma. What is he seeking?