So, what do you guys think? Have the KH series become a chain of fanservice with the latest titles released (starting with DDD)? In my honest opinion, YES, IT HAVE BECOME. Want some examples? Here it goes:
*ANYBODY can have/wield a Keyblade (LEA): now, please, don't get me wrong, it's really cool to see Lea being able to wield a Keyblade (and his Keyblade's design is fantastic), but, honestly, this is very awkward. Come on, ever since we first saw him (in my case, KH2), his memorable weapon is the chakrams (sorry for the spelling). It's going to take some time to get used to see him using his Keyblade in action (and not his previous weapon). You see, the Keyblade in general was supposed to be a special weapon, which only very few had the ability to wield it, based on the strenght of their hearts. Yes, Lea has a strong heart, because he wants to save Roxas and Xion, but, if we go this way, then ANYBODY IN THE KH UNIVERSE HAS A STRONG HEART, even Donald and Goofy, the Princesses of Heart (aside from Kairi), Ariel, Naminé, Pete and Maleficent, the other Disney Villains, and so on. For me, things eventually started looking fishy back in BBS, when Yen Sid revealed to Terra that he is now a retired Keyblade Master. Even Braig, before fighting Terra, said: "It seems like EVERYONE has one of those these days". And now, even the 5th Union leader can wield one.
*The return of some characters who should've stayed dead: Sora and Riku destroyed both Ansem, Seeker of Darkness and Xemnas, so, why are they back? Yes, the time-travel stuff may be an answer, however, if we go this way, EVERY TIME A VILLAIN/CHARACTER IS KILLED, HE/SHE CAN SOMEHOW, BE REVIVED using this method. So, does that mean that all our previous journeys were for nothing? Like, seriously? Why don't Sora use the time-travel method and bring back Xion, Roxas and Naminé, then?