Kairi is one of several original characters appearing in Kingdom Hearts, and is also one of the main characters in the series. She is the original persona of Naminé. Kairi was born in Radiant Garden and currently lives on Destiny Islands along with her two best friends, Sora and Riku.
- Kairi is also one of the seven Princesses of Heart (along with Snow White, Cinderella, Alice, Jasmine, Aurora and Belle).
- Kairi will meet Nighlock and Red Smoke in Nighlock and Red Smoke in Kingdom Hearts.