What to expect from a Kingdom Hearts novel? exactly the same you would expect from the videogames: adventure, friendship, and Disney characters put together with Final Fantasy ones. If you are seeking the Kingdom Hearts books in order it is because the videogame series has left you craving for more. The same goes for the Kingdom Hearts manga, for which you will find its order here as well.
The Kingdom Hearts books are a great way to revisit the world created by Square Enix, do you miss Sora, Goofy, and Donald? not any more thanks to the KH manga and the novels.
Kingdom Hearts novel series
I suggest you read the Kingdom Hearts books in order of publication, since each Kingdoms Hearts novel center on a different videogame in the series.
In case you don’t know which Kingdom Hearts novel read first, here you have all of them in order. If you want to get any of them just click on their cover, the link takes you to Amazon (opens in a new tab):
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
Kingdom Hearts III: The Novel, Vol. 1
If you want a quick fun read, a Kingdom Hearts Light novel is perfect for you.
All the Kingdom Hearts manga collection
Here you have all the Kh Manga in order:
Kingdom Hearts Vol.1
Kingdom Hearts Vol.2
KH 358/2 Days
KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 2
KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 3
KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 4
KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 5
KH 2 Vol. 1
KH 2 Vol. 2
KH 2 Vol. 3
KH 2 Vol. 4
If you want to collect the Kingdom Heart Mangas then take a look a this: book set:
Kingdom Hearts novel and manga list
If you want all the Kingdom Heart books in order, as well as the mangas, here you have them:
Kingdom Hearts Novel order
- Yen Press
- Kingdom Hearts (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts X: Your Keyblade, Your Story (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts III: The Novel, Vol. 1 (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts III: The Novel, Vol. 2 (novel)
- Kingdom Hearts Vol.1 (manga)
- Kingdom Hearts Vol.2 (manga)
- Chain memories (manga)
- KH 358/2 Days (manga)
- KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 2 (manga)
- KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 3 (manga)
- KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 4 (manga)
- KH 358/2 Days, Vol. 5 (manga)
- KH 2 Vol. 1 (manga)
- KH 2 Vol. 2 (manga)
- KH 2 Vol. 3 (manga)
- KH 2 Vol. 4 (manga)
If you are seeking the Kingdom Hearts 3 manga I have bad news for you, they have not been released in English yet.
Let’s know a bit more about this series
The books are authored by Tomoco Kanemaki together with Tetsuya Nomura, while they are illustrated by the same artist as the Kingdom Hearts manga ( Shirow Amano).
You may have noticed that these books are titled as Kingdom Hearts Light novel, this is because in Japan (where this series comes from) light novel is the term used to refer to the books targeted to high schoolers and middle graders. These are usually not longer than 50k words, while a standar novel is usually 80k words.
The Kingdom Heart books and mangas retell the story we have lived in the videogame franchise. Funnily, while in the games the cursing is very limited, this is not so in the books and mangas.
Hope this post will help you meet Sora, Goofy, and Donald once again. If you like videogames then take a look at the Mass Effect books as well. Or you can check these books like Ready Player One, if you liked that novel (or the movie adaptation).
Which is your favorite of the Kingdom Hearts videogames? do you have a favorite character? leave a comment now telling us, also, if you have read any of the Kingdom Hearts book or the mangas tell us if you liked them or not and how similar you think they are to the games by Square Enix.
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