Back in 2019, it was discovered that Scholastic would be publshing a series of new middle-grade Kingdom Hearts novels by Brooke Vitale. The series was supposed to introduce brand new heroes and new story to the rich legacy of the Kingdom Hearts franchise and had initially been slated to release May 2020.
Unfortunately, it's been put on hold on account of the pandemic.????— Brooke Vitale (@VitaleBrooke) January 12, 2021
Kingdom Hearts series director Tetsuya Nomura previously announced in an interview with Dengeki Online that news on the series would be going on hold until the series' 20th anniversary in 2022 where he plans to announce "something good" for fans. While this new novel series would have originally released in 2020, hopefully fans will get to enjoy it in 2022.
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