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Donbe & Hikari

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Donbe & Hikari
Donbe & Hikari.png
Artwork of Hikari (left) & Donbe (right), as seen in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
First appearance Kirby's Dream Land 3 (1997)
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Donbe & Hikari are a pair of characters debuting in Shin Onigashima. In the Kirby series, they only appear in Kirby's Dream Land 3.


Donbe is rather short. His outfit consists of a turquoise robe and his bluish-green hair covers his eyes. Hikari dwarfs him. Her outfit consists of a white robe and a red skirt. She has black hair held up in a ponytail.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby's Dream Land 3[edit]

KDL3 Donbe Sprite.png KDL3 Hikari Sprite.png Donbe and his sister make their only appearance in the Kirby series in Kirby's Dream Land 3. The two of them get separated, and Hikari wants Kirby to return her brother to her side. Donbe & Hikari retain their 8-bit sprites from their classic game, just like Chao & Goku do.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

In Super Smash Bros. Melee, Donbe & Hikari appear as a trophy, where their game was originally spelled "Shin Oni Ga Shima".

Image Description Found in
SSBM Donbe & Hikari Trophy.png "Donbe and Hikari are the main characters in this video-game version of a classic Japanese folk tale. The game chronicles the lives of our fearless heroes, from their births to the time they drove the evil from the Island of Ogres. They are accompanied in their adventures by Ringo the dog, Matsunosuke the monkey, and Ohana the pheasant." Shin Oni Ga Shima

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Donbe appears solo as a sticker, and upon collection, his game title is unlocked under the Chronicle's Disk System section in the Japanese version.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Donbe & Hikari appear as a spirit that depicts their "Zenpen" artwork for Shin Onigashima. The spirit can be enhanced into their "Kouhen" artwork, in which they appear older.


Names in other languages[edit]


Language Name Meaning
Japanese どんべ


Language Name Meaning
Japanese ひかり