is the titular pink puffball and protagonist of the Kirby series
of games by Nintendo
. Kirby hails from Dream Land
on Planet Popstar
, a planet in Gamble Galaxy
. He is eight inches tall, has blue eyes and characteristic pink cheek blushes, and red feet (or shoes).
He has a cheerful and innocent demeanour, but is not beyond spotting evil schemes by villains wanting to take over Dream Land, and Kirby is always ready to save the day. When he does not have his work cut out for him doing that, he loves nothing more than eating. And sleeping.
His seemingly unsatiable appetite for just about everything forms the basis of his signature Copy Abilities
, which lets him acquire enemy abilities after inhaling