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* In ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3'', your Copy Ability changes when it's used with one of Kirby's animal friends. Using Parasol with [=ChuChu=] the octopus results with her and Kirby [[ShipTease sitting in the parasol holding hands and looking into each other's eyes.]] The parasol, by the way, [[BattleCouple is spinning in the direction that you're holding the D-Pad in, decimating anything in its way.]] Of course, Gooey can also do this.
** Also, if watching all of it, the true ending.
* The true ending of ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'', shown on the right. Ribbon actually ''kisses Kirby''. This then becomes a {{SugarWiki/Funny Moment|s}} as Kirby gets so... erm... charmed that he dances around and falls down the stairs.
** From the same game, any time Kirby's friends arrive in the middle of a level to help out. Waddle Dee will bring you a boat or vehicle to ride in and rides along with you, Adeleine will paint you either a 1-Up, Maximum Tomato, a lollipop, or a clue to getting a nearby Crystal, and King Dedede will let you ride on his back and will use his hammer to smash things in your way or help send you to the next part of the level.
** When Ribbon quite literally crashes into Kirby after falling to Popstar, he immediately offers to help her retrieve the Crystals and they set out together. It's pantomimed so there's no actual dialogue, but you don't need it to tell what's being said.
* The Waddle Dees in ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn'' seem like they would rather pal around with each other than get in the way. Try not to stop and smile at them playing catch or even just falling asleep where they stand.
** In the first level, [[SleepCute there are two sleeping Waddle Dees backed up against each other]]. A heart made of beads is above their heads.
* In the post-credits scene of ''Epic Yarn'', Kirby is seen under sleeping under some trees, holding the magic sock.
* In fact, playing any ''Kirby'' game, especially the old ones, qualify as a heartwarming moment because of the sheer amount of nostalgia fuel within them.
* The part of ''[[VideoGame/KirbySuperStar Super Star]]'' where Meta Knight orders his followers to evacuate the Halberd. When they insist on staying to fight Kirby, he acts like he doesn't care what happens to them, and it sounds like he's trying to get them mad enough to leave so they won't get hurt. Then he apologizes under his breath, either for snapping at them, getting them in danger in the first place, or said faking of indifference towards their fate.
** Kirby and his Helpers sharing food. HoYay aside, they're both replenishing each other's health. How sweet.
** If you beat Computer Virus with a Helper, the fake EXP counter will say "Your Friendship went up by [X]!"
** The ending for the ''Dyna Blade'' subgame shows Kirby feeding the titular antagonist's baby chicks with Whispy Woods' apples. Later, he is shown teaching them how to fly. Afterwards, Kirby waves goodbye to Dyna Blade and her chicks as they fly off into the sunset. D'awww. This also leads to an awesome moment in Revenge of Meta Knight where Dyna Blade allows Kirby to hitch a ride on her to get to the Halberd.
* A minor one, but after collecting all of the treasure chests and defeating the final boss in ''[[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Squeak Squad]]'', we find out that the Squeaks sent Kirby's cake back as an apology for causing so much trouble. It's such a nice thing to do, especially after Kirby endlessly beat them all up just for that cake slice.
* The ending to Revenge of the King from ''[[VideoGameRemake Kirby Super Star Ultra]]''. It begins with [[TearJerker King Dedede sadly walking against a sunset after being defeated by Kirby once again...]] and then [[YouAreNotAlone one by one, his Waddle Dees begin to follow him, still loyal.]]
* A more minor one, but in the [[MilestoneCelebration New Stage Challenges]] of ''[[CompilationRerelease Kirby's Dream Collection:]] [[LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition Special Edition]]'', [[spoiler:[[VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand Magolor]] states that after the events of ''Return to Dream Land'', he wanted to apologize to Kirby by building him a theme park. He actually means this, and that the only action that even closely resembles maliciousness is attacking you when you race.]]
** It gets more heartwarming after remembering one of Magolor's quotes from ''Return to Dream Land''. He thanks Kirby for helping him and hopes that they can be friends forever, [[spoiler:which is originally implied just to be Magolor sucking up to Kirby to help him get the Master Crown. But Magolor's actions after returning prove that this wasn't a lie. After all, he '''did''' say he was legitimately thankful for Kirby's help after getting the crown.]]
** The credits for that section of the game is another one with the music alone, if you're a longtime fan of the series: [[http://youtu.be/6PKLvVgauus?t=3m11s all the regular enemies and recurring characters clapping Kirby while 8-bit music plays]].
* If you beat the extra mode of ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand''; there's a short scene of Kirby consoling King Dedede [[FriendlyEnemies after defeating him.]]
* HeartwarmingInHindsight: ''Kirby Air Ride'' was the last game that Masahiro Sakurai was personally involved in before he left Nintendo to found his own company. At the time, there were rumors floating around that he considered ''Air Ride'' to be an OldShame due to the amount of ExecutiveMeddling involved during development. However, every project Sakurai has worked on since then has had at least one thing in common with ''Air Ride'': ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl'' and ''VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising'' borrowed the way that certain features were unlocked via a large grid that slowly revealed more objectives the more you unlocked, along with a tool to bypass certain objectives that the player found too challenging. Not to mention the concept of the Dragoon and the Hydra; a potentially game-breaking ability that's divided into three parts that players have to collect or fight over before it can be used. Not only did the Dragoon appear as an item in ''Brawl'', but this is also how Daybreak works in ''Uprising'''s multiplayer mode. And finally, the Smash Run mode from ''Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS'' was explicitly stated during a Nintendo Direct to have been inspired by Air Ride's City Trial mode. Looks like Sakurai doesn't hate ''Air Ride'' after all!
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqkhESNTxKA Speaking of Sakurai, this short video which features Sakurai moving to the beat of past and present games of the series.]] Special mention goes to the moment where Kirby and King Dedede are moving their arms the same way their creator is doing it. It was also made a day before Sakurai's 44th birthday.
** "Sakurai Directs Forever!"
* One of Elline's diary pages from ''[[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse Kirby and the Rainbow Curse]]'' bears mentioning-
-->'''Elline:''' I wonder if [[EvilFormerFriend Claycia]] and I will be friends again. I have my doubts... [[ThePowerOfFriendship but when I'm with Kirby, I can do anything!]]
** By extension, just the whole Secret Diary -- with all its references to previous ''Kirby'' games (with cameos from long-missing characters such as [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand2 Rick, Coo, Kine,]] [[VideoGame/KirbysAdventure Mr. Shine and Mr. Bright,]] [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3 Pon, Con,]] and [[VideoGame/KirbySuperStar Chef Kawasaki]]), funny and charming paintings and drawings showing the level of friendship between Kirby, Waddle Dee and Elline, with a lovely guitar and flute [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsdS8IW5m6k remix]] of [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand Green Greens]] in the background. Even better? [[spoiler:The last page shows a photograph of the three together with [[HeelFaceTurn Claycia]], friends with Elline again]].
** After you defeat Claycia, she and Elline quickly go back to being friends and share a heartful hug. Awww.
* ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot:'' After the final boss fight, [[spoiler:the Robobot Armor sacrifices itself to save Kirby, throwing him back to Popstar while it drifts through space, shedding tears of coolant.]] It's a TearJerker at first... but then you get to [[spoiler:6-8, the final secret level unlocked through obtaining every other Code Cube in the game. Here, Kirby runs through practically every giant obstacle and tons of enemies in Space, until he reaches an inactive suit. And then [[FridgeBrilliance you realize]]: ''Kirby returned to save the Robobot Armor.'' Suddenly, every time you've used the suit feels less like Kirby using advanced tools and more like him partnering up with a new friend.]]
* ''Videogame/KirbyStarAllies'' is literally all about making new friends. How can that be more adorable? The first time Kirby makes a friend, a Poppy Bros. Jr., the new friend quickly runs over to Kirby and lovingly nuzzles him, before giving a hi-five, and going on their way. Now that's just too darn cute.
** After beating Whispy Woods, you can throw a Friend Heart at him, and his sad face turns happy and he gives you lots of Point Stars, food and puzzle pieces in return.
** Kirby's ultimately friendly nature is seemingly immovable in the face of being wronged. [[spoiler: Even the ''incarnation of chaos and destruction'' does not earn his ire in the end, and he hopes when it comes back, they can be on better terms.]]
** What is the big reason Flamberge is so mad at Kirby? [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes Because he just beat Francisca.]]
*** Adding onto that is that fact that during the [[spoiler:second]] fights with both Francisca and Flamberge, it focuses on how much one misses the other. Evil as they may be, they still love each other.
** After [[VideoGame/KirbyCanvasCurse spending a]] [[VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe decade]] having to fight her sisters, it's really sweet that you can finally make friends with a sister of Drawcia and Paintra. Even better, in the artwork that follows after the battle with [[spoiler: Hyness,]] one of the characters riding off to face the [[spoiler: EldritchAbomination of the week]] with Kirby is [[TrueCompanions Vividria.]]