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Please add entries in the following format:

  • The meme. Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.


  • Everyone is Sora. Explanation 
    • Everyone else is Xehanort. Explanation: 
      • "X got Norted!" Explanation 
      • The Xehafort! Explanation 
      • A Xehanort did it! Explanation 
      • "He’s Xehanort, he’s Xehanort, you’re Xehanort, I’M XEHANORT! Are there any other Xehanorts I should know about?" Explanation 
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  • No one gets left out of Kingdom Hearts like Gaston!Explanation 
  • Dive To The Heart Explanation 
  • WHEN YOU WALK AWAY Explanation 
  • Prior to the reveal of the identity of a game's walking Sequel Hook Bonus Boss (and sometimes after it), it's common for people to joke that they are a minor character or someone with little fighting experience like Kairi's grandmother or Winnie the Pooh.
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  • Donald being useless as hell. Explanation 
  • Information: Defeat X!Explanation 
  • This clip from the first episode of Future Man became infamous within the Kingdom Hearts community due to the fact that Haley Joel Osment accidentally uses his Sora voice while ranting.
  • "Simple and Clean"Explanation 
  • Water DivesExplanation 

Kingdom Hearts

  • "BEHOLD! BEHOLD! BEHOLD! BEHOLD!" Explanation 
    • "EVERLASTING DARKNESS!" Explanation 
    • "Forget it. THERE'S NO WAY YOU'RE TAKING KAIRI'S HEART!" Explanation 
    • "NOT CLAYTON! *&&X%! NOT CLAYTON!" Explanation 
  • Everything Ansem says. Some players can quote every single line of his dialogue in the first game word for word.
    • DARKNESS!!! Explanation 
      • I'll have a CHICKEN MCDARKNESS!!!!! Explanation 
    • "All worlds begin in darkness, and all so end. The <X> is no different. Darkness sprouts within it, grows, consumes it! Such is its nature! In the end, every <X> returns to the darkness whence it came!"Explanation 
    • "Darkness is the heart's true ESSENCE!Explanation 
    • "So you have come this far and still you understand nothing..."Explanation 
    • SUBMIT! Explanation 
    • "Come/Cum, guardian!" Explanation 
    • "What do you hope to accomplish? The final darkness is nigh!"Explanation 
  • "Kingdom Hearts... is LIGHT!" Explanation 
    • "Light... but why…?"Explanation 
  • Sora's mom is a meme unto herself due to her having only one line in the entire series (in the first game no less) and never being seen on screen, and mentioned only once after. Because of how little info we have on her, fan speculation and jokes have run wild resulting in a few different memes.
    • Waiting for dinner since 2002. Explanation 
    • Sora's mom is "_________". Explanation 
  • Yuffie on the bed. Explanation 
  • “Yes! Sora! You have to SCEAL me!” Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories

Kingdom Hearts II

  • "Got it memorized?" Explanation 
  • "Two!?" Explanation 
  • "As if!" Explanation 
    • "You've really put Organization XIII in a pickle..." Explanation 
    • "Ah, burrito!", "Hard, burrito!"Explanation 
  • Captain Ass Zipper. Explanation 
  • "That was undeniable proof that we TOTALLY owned you lamers!" Explanation 
  • Sora, Donald and Goofy! Explanation 
  • GET UP ON THE HYDRA'S BACK!!! Explanation 
  • The Meme That Never Was. Explanation 
  • RAGE AWAKENED. Explanation 
  • On YouTube videos of the boss theme "The Encounter" (which plays when fighting Disney bosses in Kingdom Hearts II and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep), it's popular to make up battle quotes for Disney bosses (or other bosses) one wishes were in a Kingdom Hearts game.
  • "Roxas hates X" Explanation 
  • Indeeed... Explanation 
  • Mansex, Bigrax, and E-Sexual, members of Orgy XIII. Also Rentxaho. Explanation 
  • Dance, water, dance! Explanation 
    • This has inevitably lead to Demyx being compared to David Bowie. Explanation 
    • Comparisons to The Offspring's You're Gonna Go Far Kid have also been made. Explanation 
    • "Silence, traitor." Explanation 
  • "Finny fun." Explanation 
  • "Say fellas, did somebody mention the Door to Darkness?" Explanation 
  • "Sora, it's Sephiroth!" Explanation 
  • Goofy's "death" is one of the most infamous scenes in the series, having been meme'd into oblivion due to how absolutely laughable the notion of Square Enix killing Goofy of all people is, making the whole thing extremely forced and out of place. Literally no one fell for that.
    • "They'll pay for this." Explanation 
    • Curses, OOOOOOOH!" Explanation 
  • "Learn to despise, the VOID!" Explanation 
  • Roxas McCartney Explanation 
  • Many people called the Xbox One port, and a possible Switch port, of the game (as well as the others in the HD collections) "cursed" for replacing the PlayStation 2/3/4 HUD elements in the command menu with PNGs of their Xbox One and Switch controller counterparts/equivalents.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

  • Ven's goldfish. Explanation 
  • "Roxas, that's a stick." Explanation 
  • "Who else will I have ice cream with?" Explanation 
  • "Who's Xion?" Explanation (spoilers) 
    • She's Sora and Kairi's canon daughter. Explanation 
    • But nobody asks how is Xion... Explanation (Double spoilers) 

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

  • Terra's pants. Explanation 
  • Aqua's boobs. Explanation 
  • Vanitas's creepy-ass laugh. Explanation 
  • Master Xehanort's Obviously Evil design and nature, with Terra in particular being the target of mockery for being so trusting of such a creepy and shifty old man.
  • [Looking up to the sky as Dearly Beloved Plays] Sora! Explanation 
  • "At least I have some!"Explanation 
  • "Too slow."Explanation 
  • "Put Peter Pan in his place!" Explanation 
  • NO CAPES!Explanation 
  • Nomura made an entire side-game just to explain why Mickey didn't have a shirt in the first Kingdom Hearts.Explanation 
    • "And that is the story of how I lost my shirt." Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts: coded

  • "Mickey! It's Riku! They put bugs in him!" Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance

  • "Me? I'm already half-Xehanort!" Explanation 
    • "That's nuts..." Explanation 
  • "Darkness within darkness awaits you."Explanation 
  • "You shall wander forever!"Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts χ / 2.8

  • It was Abu all along!Explanation 
  • Lord PenceExplanation 
  • After his name was localized as Brain instead of the fan translation of Blaine, and the scene in which he and Lauriam stay in the laboratory to prepare for the next phase of the formation of the new Unions, many people started comparing them to Pinky and the Brain.
  • Nah, not possible. Explanation 
  • I take it you are talking about Kingdom Hearts. Explanation 
  • Illustrated Kairi [EX] Explanation 
  • #VentusIsOverParty Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • We were Xehanort all along!Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • Also in the same vein, there's a brief scene where Xehanort's mother gives a baby Xehanort to a hooded figure. Because of this it's become common to point out that player's see Xehanort's mother before Sora's mother.
    • Woody disses the entire KH fandom! Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • Just A Pancake actually predicted this.Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Dream Eaters were dead kids all along?! Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • Cursed Dream Eater memes. Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • The Dream Eater Theme. Explanation (Spoilers) 

Kingdom Hearts III

  • Now in Development. Explanation 
    • Choo Choo motherfuckers. Explanation for both 
  • The new trailer for Kingdom Hearts 3 has spawned many comments on Sora's apparently fantastic Man- cleavage
  • "It's time to summon Hitler."Explanation 
  • Fans have noticed that "You've Got a Friend in Me" takes on a much more literal meaning when applied to Sora.
  • When a Toy Story world was announced to appear in the game, there were jokes about how Woody wouldn't believe whatever Sora attempted to tell him and will yell at Sora the infamous "YOU! ARE! A! TOOOOYY!!" line. Amusingly, when the game was released, it's Buzz who's being skeptical while Woody is pretty open-minded throughout the game.
  • "Do you wanna beat a Heartless? It doesn't have to be a Heartless!" "Go away, Sora!" "Okay, byeee..."
  • "Mickey, you're too late."note 
    • AQUA NO Explanation 
    • Aquanort Explanation 
  • Drop Kicking Hayner Explanation 
  • He's gonna hyuck you up! Explanation 
  • Sora throwing Mike Wazowski like a bowling ball seems to be getting a lot of attention.....
  • The thirteenth month of 2018. Explanation 
  • Skrillex is The Killers' Nobody. Explanation 
  • "Kairi, I don't feel so good..."Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • Sora is just going to Super Smash Bros.Explanation (Spoiler) 
  • Axel is Deadpool now. Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • E X P I R EExplanation (Spoilers) 
    • D A R K N E S S R E I G N S Explanation (Re:Mind Spoilers) 
  • "Whatever you're talking about, I don't care."Explanation 
    • Savage WoodyExplanation 
  • Sora taking selfies during battle has quickly become a meme of its own. This is a... particular example.
  • This image of Rabbit whispering in Sora's ear is ripe for memes.
  • "YEETUS VANITAS!" note 
  • Related to the above, jokes about the hilarious places Vanitas got himself thrown into.
  • Me? I've always been Luxu. Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Nomura, you sly fox...Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Sora killed Goofy Explanation 
  • "This might be a good spot to find some ingredients!" Explanation 
  • #DoSomethingDonald Explanation 
    • Donald is the strongest Square Enix mage. Explanation (Spoilers) 
    • "Donald, dooooon't!" Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Young Xehanort don't give a fuckExplanation (Spoilers) 
  • The "Nort Court." Explanation 
  • Press △ for SoraExplanation (Spoilers) 
  • Goofy is YozoraExplanation (Spoilers) 
  • "Mike, we have to defeat Sephiroth! ... Mike?"Explanation 
  • I didn’t ask you for your garbage opinion! Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • ''the snow storm cant get us here''
  • "BRING ME XEHANORT!" Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • "Finally, Critical Mo- WHAT THE?!" Explanation 
  • A lot of Christopher Lloyd-related memes popped up in the wake of the Re:Mind DLC, in which he replaced the late Rutger Hauer as Master Xehanort:
    • "Sora! It's your kids! We gotta go back... to the future!" Explanation 
    • I WAS FROZEN TODAY! Explanation 
    • Remember me, Sora? When I killed Kairi, I TALKED! JUST! LIKE! THIIIIS! Explanation 
  • Come on Sora, I thought you were stronger than that! Come on Sora, I thought you were stronger than that! COME ON SORA, I THOUGHT YOU WERE STRONGER THAN THAT! Explanation (Re:Mind Spoilers) 
  • The Suite Life of Sora and Yozora. Explanation 
  • Metal Gear Mickey. Explanation 
  • Nope. Still not a Master. Explanation 
  • Eraqus cheated.Explanation (Spoilers) 
  • Kingstagram. Explanation 
  • Kingdom Hearts Versus XIII Explanation 
  • Marluxia whispering in Sora's ear. Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

  • Sora dancing during sad moments. Explanation 
  • Ya like jazz? Explanation 

Kingdom Hearts IV

  • Sora's normal shoes. Explanation 
  • Strelitzia's apartment. Explanation(spoilers) 
    • Starbucks Sora Explanation 
    • Sora's been doxxed! Explanation 
  • Plenty of people also took note of the man recording a Heartless attack on his phone instead of running away.
  • Fans noticed parallels between the announcement trailer and previous gameplay footage from Final Fantasy Versus XIII, leading to jokes about Nomura's grudge over being taken off the Versus XIII project.
  • Sora Flipping the Bird Explanation 
  • Given the more realistic nature of Quadratum, there has been renewed interest in an AU where Donald and Goofy are a non-anthropomorphic duck and dog, respectively, as that would be what they would likely become in Quadratum.
  • Jokes have also been made on the fact that the apparent first place Donald and Goofy went to look for their dead friend was the Greek equivalent of Hell.
  • Comparisons of Sora's outfit to Aruto Hiden's, as well as comparing a side-by-side shot, have also been made.
  • "I can't wait to play this in 20XX!!"Explanation 
  • Gurren Lagann SoraExplanation 


  • "This guy." Explanation 
  • BEES! Explanation 
  • "Kairi!" "Traitor!" "Sephiroth!" "Goofy!" "Sora!" "Roxas!" "Why?" "Axel!" "I'm a fool." "Xemnas!" "You're right."Explanation 
  • "Super Smash Bros. is canon" Explanation 
  • “There’s a MAGIC LAMP in there!”Explanation