Kirby lives in the rainbow islands of Dream Land. The rainbows that connect the islands have been stolen by the evil Dark Matter! Dark Matter has taken control of King Dedede and wants to turn Dream Land into a dark world. With the help of three friends, Kirby sets out on his latest quest to save Dream Land.
— Story of the Rainbow Islands • Kirby's Dream Land 2 Instruction Booklet

The Rainbow Islands are an archipelago in Dream Land. It is the main setting of Kirby's Dream Land 2. Kirby's adventure here begins when Dark Matter steals the rainbows connecting the islands.


Related Quotes

The game takes you on an extended journey across the islands of Dream Land, each with its own unique features and dangers.
— Description • Nintendo Power (Volume #72)


  • Rainbow Islands is the title of a platform action video game released by Taito in 1987, as a spin-off of the Bubble Bobble series. It has received sequels of its own.
  • The Rainbow Islands are more commonly featured as cameos in the Kirby series than locales Kirby can visit. They appear on Kirby: Planet Robobot’s title screen and in Obstacle Arena in Kirby Battle Royale’s Slam Hockey mode.


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