Lilo & Stitch (franchise)

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Lilo & Stitch
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Creator Walt Disney Animation Studios
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The Lilo & Stitch film franchise consists of four films, created by Walt Disney Studios. The series was conceived in 2002 under directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders. Between these and other producers, four films were made as of 2014.

Beyond the four films, a television series entitled (Lilo & Stitch: The Series) was made between 2003 and 2006. A Japanese anime version of the series entitled Stitch! was launched in 2008. A short film titled The Origin of Stitch was seen on the Lilo & Stitch 2 DVD.

Film series (2002-2006)[edit]

Lilo & Stitch (2002)[edit]

Main article: Lilo & Stitch

An extraterrestrial mad scientist named Dr. Jumba Jookiba (David Ogden Stiers) is put on trial for illegally creating creatures to cause chaos and destruction. His latest experiment is Number 6-2-6 (Chris Sanders): a cute little blue alien with four arms, two legs and antennae who is deceptively strong and indestructible. 6-2-6 is sentenced to exile, while Jumba himself is jailed.

Captain Gantu (Kevin Michael Richardson), a huge fish-like alien, is assigned to take 6-2-6 to a penal colony. However, during the trip 626 manages to escape in a smaller spacecraft, and crash lands on the small Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi, on Earth.

Masquerading as a dog, 6-2-6 is adopted by a little girl named Lilo Pelekai (Daveigh Chase) who is living with her 19-year-old sister Nani (Tia Carrere). Lilo is lonely and a bit of an outcast until she finds a new friend in 6-2-6 – she thinks it's a dog – whom she names "Stitch." Stitch initially attempts to escape the island but finds that it is impossible because he is afraid of the water, and cannot swim since his body is too dense. Stitch resigns himself to stay with Lilo when he spots that he is being watched by Jumba and Galactic Agent Pleakley (Kevin McDonald), who have been assigned to recapture Stitch without being detected by humans in exchange for Jumba's freedom. Lilo notes Stitch's violent tendencies and attempts to teach him to relax, holding up her favorite musician Elvis Presley as a model example of behavior.

Nani and Lilo are visited by social worker Cobra Bubbles (Ving Rhames), who tells Nani that unless she finds employment and improves their living conditions, he will have to take Lilo into foster care. She has three days to change his mind. Nani, with the help of her boyfriend David, tries several times to find employment, but is unable to secure a position. David offers Nani and Lilo a day of surfing at the beach. While the three of them are trying to help Stitch learn how to surf, Jumba and Pleakley capture Stitch from underwater, leading Stitch to grab onto Lilo, dragging her under. David manages to rescue both Lilo and Stitch, but Nani believes that Stitch was attacking Lilo. Unfortunately, Cobra Bubbles saw the entire event, and tells Nani that it's time to separate Lilo from her and that he will return the next morning. Stitch realizes that it was his fault and returns to Lilo's house alone. After seeing Lilo and Nani express affection as sisters, he experiences an identity crisis and decides to leave, hiding in the woods feeling completely lost.

Lilo & Stitch franchise chronology
Games, movies and TV

Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626
Lilo & Stitch
The Origin of Stitch
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch
Stitch! The Movie
Lilo & Stitch: The Series
Leroy & Stitch
Stitch!

The following morning, Jumba and Pleakley are fired for not capturing Stitch. The Grand Councilwoman assigns Captain Gantu to capture Stitch. This leads Jumba to aggressively chase Stitch in one last effort. He finds Stitch in the woods and finds out that Stitch is waiting for "family" to arrive. Stitch runs from Jumba and a chase ensues. Meanwhile, Lilo discovers that Stitch left, while David arrives with a job offer for Nani. Nani tells Lilo to stay at home and not to answer the door. Stitch comes back to Lilo's home, followed by Jumba, and the two begin to fight while Lilo calls Cobra Bubbles for help. The house is ultimately demolished, with Nani and Agent Bubbles arriving just after. Seeing Nani and Cobra arguing, Lilo runs off into the woods and encounters Stitch. He reveals his true alien form, and before Lilo can say any more, Gantu captures both of them. Stitch manages to escape the pod they are both placed in but is then confronted by Nani. At this point, Stitch finally speaks to her in (pidgin) English and shows that he is an alien and does understand the meaning of ohana, meaning "family". Jumba is able to capture Stitch during this moment of understanding, but Nani pleads with him to help save Lilo from Gantu, and he reluctantly agrees.

Employing Jumba's spaceship, they and Gantu give chase around the Hawaiian mountains. Stitch manages to land on Gantu's ship and attempts to free Lilo, but Gantu reconfigures the angle of the afterburners to blast Stitch off the ship. After a moment of unconsciousness, Stitch wakes up just in time to save a frog from being run over by a gasoline truck. Hijacking the same truck, Stitch drives it straight into an active volcano. The explosion launches Stitch like a rocket straight into Gantu's cockpit. Gantu tries to smash Stitch but ends up getting thrown off the ship. Stitch rescues Lilo moments before the ship explodes. When everyone lands in the ocean.

Just as they arrive to the shore, it is suddenly revealed that the Grand Councilwoman herself has come to arrest Stitch. Stitch, using his new name and broken English, asks to say good-bye to Lilo and Nani. Lilo presents the certificate of adoption from the dog pound which, as a legally binding document, makes her responsible for Stitch. The Grand Councilwoman sees that Stitch has reformed into a civilized creature under Lilo's care, and so Stitch's sentence of life in exile is altered. Cobra Bubbles is revealed to be a former CIA agent who previously met the Grand Councilwoman at Roswell, and he promises to keep an eye on the family. The movie ends with both Jumba and Pleakley assigned to Earth, and with Stitch being fully accepted into Lilo's family.

Stitch! The Movie (2003)[edit]

Main article: Stitch! The Movie

The film starts out with ex-Captain Gantu on his new spaceship (his original got destroyed in the first film), being hired by Hämsterviel to retrieve the experiments. Meanwhile, on Earth, Stitch is still not fitting in. Lilo tries to encourage him by saying he's one-of-a-kind, comparing him to Frankenstein. Naturally, that just makes him feel worse. Suddenly, a crash is heard from below. Running downstairs, the pair encounters Gantu, breaking into their home. In the ensuing chaos, Gantu finds and takes a blue ball with the number "6-2-5" on it before abducting Jumba for interrogation. Lilo and Stitch manage take Jumba's ship to chase Gantu into space and engage him in battle, before being defeated and falling back towards Earth.

Back at the house, Lilo, Stitch and Pleakley talk and find the container Jumba was hiding. Pleakley decides that these are the other 625 experiments before Stitch, in dehydrated form. He warns them not to tell anyone or put the experiments in water. Deliberately disobeying Pleakley, Stitch and Lilo retrieve the container and hydrate Experiment 221, who promptly escapes.

Meanwhile, Jumba is being held captive on the ship of Dr. Hämsterviel, who makes his appearance and is surprisingly a small gerbil/poodle/rabbit-like alien. Unable to intimidate Jumba, Hämsterviel activates Experiment 625 to attack him. Fortunately for Jumba, while 6-2-5 has all of Stitch's powers, he is incredibly lazy, a terrible coward, and prioritizes sandwiches above all else.

Meanwhile, Pleakley is able to come into contact with Hämsterviel's ship via telephone. Hämsterviel tells Pleakley that he wants a ransom of the 624 experiments in return for Jumba. When Pleakley informs the other family members what the ransom is, Nani proceeds to call Cobra Bubbles while Lilo and Stitch go out to find 2-2-1. Cobra seems to already know about what happened. Meanwhile, Lilo and Stitch finally catch a troublesome Experiment 2-2-1 at a hotel.

The rendezvous time arrives and Pleakley and Cobra show up with the container, not knowing that it contains only 623 experiments. Pleakley hands the container over to Hämsterviel, who is shocked to find that one is missing. Lilo then shows up with Experiment 221 trapped in a glass vase. Announcing that she has named it "Sparky", she says that Sparky is part of Stitch's, and thus her, ohana. Hämsterviel tells her to give him the experiment or Jumba dies.

After several moments of thinking and hearing Cobra, Pleakley, Jumba and Hämsterviel persuading them, Lilo and Stitch set Sparky free and break Jumba from his bonds. On Cobra's signal, the Grand Councilwoman's ship rises out of the nearby ocean and aims several guns at Hämsterviel. Lilo protests, saying that Hämsterviel has the other experiments and Sparky overhears.

Sparky proceeds to use his electrical abilities to blow the power on the Councilwoman's ship, while Hämsterviel and Gantu climb back aboard their own ship with the experiments. In a last attempt to stop Hämsterviel, Lilo and Stitch stow away on it as it leaves, with Sparky following.

Lilo and Stitch manage to swipe the container with the other experiments in it. The struggle for the container between Lilo, Stitch and Gantu results in the releasing the dehydrated pods to rain down on Hawaii. Having captured the heroes, Hämsterviel tells his plans to clone Stitch a thousand times over. While Gantu puts Lilo in a teleportation pod to send to an intergalactic zoo, Stitch is strapped to a weight just heavier than he can lift.

Watching as Stitch tries to avoid being vivisected by a laser for the cloning process, Sparky thinks and shows that he has reformed by causing the cloning machine to short-circuit. He then breaks Stich free and the two strap Hämsterviel to the device before rescuing Lilo.

Having locked Hämsterviel in handcuffs, Lilo, Stitch, and Sparky short-circuit Gantu's ship, causing it to crash near a waterfall on Kauai. Landing Hämsterviel's ship back at the rendezvous point, they give Sparky a new home powering an old lighthouse. They then persuade the Grand Councilwoman to let them rehabilitate the other 623. The Councilwoman places Hämsterviel under arrest and Jumba whispers to Pleakley that he has plans for making Experiment 627.

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)[edit]

In this movie (set before Stitch the Movie) Lilo and her classmates are preparing for a hula competition where the winner gets to perform at the local May Day festival. Each student is required to create an original dance. While preparing for the competition, Stitch's past comes back to haunt him. It seems that after Stitch was created, Jumba did not get a chance to fully charge Stitch's molecules before they were both arrested. At first this glitch causes Stitch to revert to his old destructive programming, but it will ultimately destroy him if Jumba cannot create a charging pod before Stitch's energy runs out.

Leroy & Stitch (2006)[edit]

Main article: Leroy & Stitch

After three years, their mission to capture all 624 experiments and repurpose them on Earth has been completed, so Lilo and her family are honored as heroes by the Galactic Alliance. Jumba is given the confiscated key to his laboratory again, Pleakley is offered a post as chairman of Earth Studies at G.A.C.C. (Galactic Alliance Community College) and Stitch (experiment 6-2-6) is made a Captain of the Galactic Armada and commander of the BRB-9000 (BRB stands for "Big Red Battleship"). Lilo is made Ambassador to Earth and sole guardian of Stitch's "cousins". At first, the others refuse their rewards because they see how sad Lilo is when she finds out they would leave. But at the end of the day, Lilo accepts it and gets ready to say goodbye to her extended family from outer space. Before they leave, Lilo gives Jumba an Elvis record, Pleakley a paperweight (which is actually an Earth rock) and Stitch a necklace with a Tiki Ku (the Hawaiian god of strength), then says her goodbyes.

Meanwhile, Gantu has decided that he would break Dr. Hämsterviel out of prison. He takes the two-man shuttle, leaving 6-2-5 alone.

At Galactic Alliance HQ on Planet Turo, Stitch is given his first assignment - recapture Hämsterviel. Pleakley is first overjoyed at his new position at G.A.C.C., until his assistant tells him that he is merely a supervisory professor—he will teach no classes. Jumba is also happy at first returning to many of his "evil genius" ways, but soon discovers that without anyone to show his accomplishments to, he is as unhappy as the others.

Jumba's sadness is short-lived when Hämsterviel and Gantu burst in. Hämsterviel demands a new and better experiment to defeat the Galactic Alliance. When Jumba refuses, he is forced to do it at laser-point. This new creation has all of Stitch's powers and then some, with some doubled fur. After running through several names and one number (Experiment 627, which Gantu reminds Jumba he already created), Hämsterviel names this new monstrosity: Leroy (which is the name everyone except Lilo laughs at).

Stitch blasts through the door, seeking to capture Hämsterviel. After a fight that destroys Jumba's lab, Stitch is defeated when Pleakley appears at an unfortunate moment, distracting Stitch long enough for Leroy to lock him in a container. Hämsterviel then reveals his master plan: to clone an army of Leroys to take over the Galactic Alliance. Before leaving for Turo, Hämsterviel locks Jumba, Pleakley and Stitch in Pleakley's G.A.C.C. space vehicle, with its autopilot set to send the ship into a black hole.

Back on Earth, Lilo makes the rounds to ensure that all of the "cousins" are still happy in their "one true place". After a confrontation with Mertle (who tells Lilo that she thinks Stitch ran away because she was too weird), Lilo decides to contact Stitch. After calling Cobra Bubbles (and getting his answering machine), Lilo realizes that there is still one inter-galactic videophone on the planet: Gantu's ship. She makes her way there and finds Experiment 6-2-5, who is grouchy about being left behind by Gantu and has plans to convert the ship into a sandwich shop. Lilo offers him a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. 6-2-5 is touched since no one has ever made him a sandwich before, but still remains suspicious of Lilo. When she asks about the videophone, 6-2-5 says it is broken and he will not fix it. It occurs to Lilo that 6-2-5 is the one experiment who still does not have a name and, after several bad sandwich puns, settles on "Reuben" (as in the Reuben sandwich). Reuben likes his name very much and consents to help Lilo.

Once the videophone is fixed, Lilo contacts the BRB-9000. Leroy tries to pass himself off as Stitch, but only manages to fool 6-2-5. Lilo knows that Leroy is not Stitch because he does not have the tiki necklace. Leroy blasts the communication screen. Hämsterviel decides on a new task for Leroy: go to Earth and capture all of the other experiments so that he may destroy them.

Lilo, sensing Stitch is in trouble, asks Reuben for help fixing Gantu's ship because he has almost all the same powers as Stitch. After some reluctance, he agrees and uses his powers for the only time in the entire series. Soon, Gantu's ship is space-worthy, but as they leave, Leroy crashes on Earth in Mertle's backyard (in much the same manner as Stitch in the original film).

As Jumba, Pleakley, and Stitch head towards the black hole, Stitch escapes confinement and quickly frees the others. However, the navigational computer is locked on course for the black hole. Jumba says that the black hole will teleport them to a volcanic planet where they will be instantly vaporized, but if they can disrupt the event horizon, it will send them somewhere else. Pleakley pulls out the rock that Lilo gave him and asks if this will work. After Jumba says it is too heavy, Stitch takes a bite out of it, then crawls out the front of the vehicle and throws it at the black hole. There is a flash and the vehicle is sucked in.

On Earth, Leroy obtains Lilo's scrapbook of "cousins" and quickly captures all of them (along with Mertle).

Lilo and Reuben have arrived at Turo, but they are too late. Hämsterviel has taken over using Leroy and he orders Gantu to lock them up, then turn in his I.D. card and cape. Gantu captures Lilo and Reuben, but a few minutes later, Gantu decides to release them because Hämsterviel fired him. After a close call with several Leroy clones, they are trapped. All looks lost until the G.A.C.C. van suddenly appears (from the black hole). With no time to explain, Lilo, Reuben and Gantu all climb in and head for Earth.

On Earth, the original Leroy has herded all the experiments into a large stadium, which appears to be based on real Aloha Stadium (where "Alohapalooza," a fictional event clearly parodying Lollapalooza, was scheduled to take place). The BRB-9000 appears and Hämsterviel prepares to obliterate all of the experiments, until a timely appearance by Lilo, Stitch and the others destroys the BRB's primary cannon. Hämsterviel is unfazed and reveals that he brought along his Leroy army as backup. Stitch rallies his "cousins", and the experiments begin to battle. It soon becomes apparent that the Leroys are more than a match for the good guys. In the nick of time, Jumba remembers that he programmed a secret shut-down command into Leroy. When the original Leroy was created, Jumba was playing Lilo's record, which had a copy of Elvis Presley's performance of "Aloha 'Oe". If Leroy hears that song again, it will cause him, theoretically, to deactivate. Lilo, seeing the equipment set up for the concert, devises a plan.

With Jumba controlling the sound, Pleakley on lights, and Gantu providing fireworks, Stitch pops out on-stage in full Elvis attire. Then, along with Lilo and Reuben, he begins to play "Aloha 'Oe" and, sure enough, the Leroys shut down. His plan foiled, Hämsterviel is recaptured. Back at Galactic Alliance HQ, the Grand Councilwoman calls Lilo and the others "heroes of the Alliance." Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley ask to be allowed to return to Earth with Lilo. The Grand Councilwoman accepts this, then asks Gantu if he would like to be reinstated as a Captain of the Armada. Gantu agrees, on the condition that Reuben be assigned to his ship as its Galley Officer.

Back on Earth, Lilo sets up for one last picture. Mertle arrives with Gigi (during the battle, Mertle learned that Gigi could talk and was one of Jumba's experiments). Though Mertle don't thinks Lilo's weird anymore, she says that Gigi wants to be part of the "ohana." Lilo's last picture in the cousins album is of all of the experiments still on Earth, plus herself, Mertle, Jumba, Pleakley, Nani, and Nani's boyfriend David.

Meanwhile, Lilo has already found out where Leroy and his clones belong — in jail. Before the ending credits, the clones of Leroy happily dance to Elvis Presley's song, "Jailhouse Rock", with an angry Dr. Hämsterviel tapping his foot. As the credits roll, a full list of Jumba's experiments 0-0-1 through 6-2-6, and the names they were given by Lilo, scrolls along the left side of the screen.

TV Series (2003-2012)[edit]

Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003-2006)[edit]

Continuing where Stitch! The Movie left off, Lilo and Stitch are given the task of collecting the rest of Jumba's missing experiments, changing them from bad to good, and finding the one place where they truly belong. Meanwhile, the former Captain Gantu and his reluctant partner, experiment 625, try to capture the experiments for the imprisoned Dr. Hämsterviel.

Running for two seasons and a total of 65 episodes, the series ended with the direct-to-DVD movie Leroy & Stitch. The series has been adapted into an anime series, Stitch! in Japan, taking place a few decades after Leroy and Stitch. The series had low quotes in the USA, but it was also a great hit in Europe. On May 29, 2007, Lilo and Stitch moved from its daily 12 p.m. time slot to its new daily time slot at 5 and 5:30 a.m.

Stitch! (2008-2012)[edit]

Main article: Stitch!

The show features a Japanese girl named Yuna in place of Lilo, and is be set on a fictional island off the shore of Okinawa instead of Hawaii. It is animated and co-produced by the Japanese animation house Madhouse LTD.[1][2][3] Many of the past characters, such as Jumba Jookiba and Pleakley, appear, as well as five villains; Captain Gantu, Dr. Jacques von Hamsterviel, Reuben, Experiment 627, and Leroy. It also features new experiments exclusive to this series. Although the series is doing very well in Japan, it has received only moderate appraise everywhere else. 86 episode were made.

Cast and characters[edit]

Character Appearances
Lilo & Stitch Stitch! The Movie The Series Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch Leroy & Stitch Stitch!

Principal characters[edit]

Stitch (626) Chris Sanders Ben Diskin
Lilo Pelekai Daveigh Chase Dakota Fanning Daveigh Chase Gwendoline Yeo
Nani Pelekai Tia Carrere (no voice actor)
Dr. Jumba Jookiba David Ogden Stiers Jess Winfield
Agent Pleakley Kevin McDonald Ted Biaselli
Captain Gantu Kevin Michael Richardson   Kevin Michael Richardson Keith Silverstein
Dr. Jacques von Hämsterviel Silent Cameo Jeff Bennett   Jeff Bennett Kirk Thornton

Minor characters[edit]

Mertle Edmonds Miranda Paige Walls Liliana Mumy  
Cobra Bubbles Ving Rhames Kevin Michael
Richardson
  Ving Rhames  
Grand Councilwoman Zoe Caldwell   Zoe Caldwell  ?
David Kawena Jason Scott Lee  
Reuben (625)   Rob Paulsen   Rob Paulsen Dave Wittenberg
Angel (624)     Tara Strong   Tara Strong Kate Higgins
Yuna           Eden Riegel
Experiments   Various   Various
Glunk  
Aunt Marge (Lilo's Aunt)   Silent Cameo  

Video games[edit]

Lilo & Stitch Pinball[edit]

Lilo & Stitch Pinball was released on January 1, 2002 on PC.[4]

Disney's Lilo & Stitch[edit]

Disney's Lilo & Stitch
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (GBA) 75.58%[5]
(PS) 57.73%[6]
Metacritic (GBA) 80/100[7]
(PS) 54/100[8]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 3/5 stars[9][10]
Game Informer 8/10[11]
GamePro 4.5/5 stars[12]
GameSpot 3.8/10[13]
GameSpy 3.5/5 stars[14]
GameZone (GBA) 8.9/10[15]
(PS) 8.5/10[16]
IGN (GBA) 8/10[17]
(PS) 5/10[18]
Nintendo Power 3.7/5[19]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 3.5/5 stars[20]

Disney's Lilo & Stitch was released for Game Boy Advance on June 7, 2002,[21] and then for the PlayStation a week later.[22] The game was met with positive to very mixed reception; GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 75.58% and 80 out of 100 for the GBA version,[5][7] and 57.73% and 54 out of 100 for the PlayStation version.[6][8]

Lilo & Stitch: Trouble in Paradise[edit]

Lilo & Stitch: Trouble in Paradise was released June 14, 2002 for the PC.[23]

Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626[edit]

Cover of Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 for PlayStation 2.
Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 63.59%[24]
Metacritic 59/100[25]
Review scores
Publication Score
Computer and Video Games 5/10[26]
Electronic Gaming Monthly 5.5/10[27]
Game Informer 6/10[28]
Game Revolution C[29]
GameSpot 5.7/10[30]
GameSpy 3/5 stars[31]
GameZone 6.5/10[32]
IGN 6/10[33]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 2.5/5 stars[34]

Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 is a platform game for the PlayStation 2 on June 19, 2002.[35] It also serves as a prequel to the original film Lilo & Stitch. In the game, the player plays as Experiment 626 as he battles robots, mutated monsters (called Greemas), Experiment 621, and causes mass destruction. Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 is about finding DNA for Jumba's illegal genetic mutations. The game is set as a prequel to the first movie, describing 626's destructive rampage around the galaxy until his capture by the Galactic Federation.

Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 is a basic platformer, with an environment for exploring, item finding and fighting enemies. Plasma guns are the standard armaments. With his four arms, Stitch can equip up to 4 at once, but only 2 when climbing or holding an object. There are 2 special weapons: a "Big Gun" that fires guided rockets which do massive damage and a Freeze Ray which coats enemies in ice. Platformers commonly include collectibles that the player must equip and find to progress throughout the game. Stitch is under the control of Jumba at the time of the game, and he orders Stitch to find DNA samples, which assist him in performing more experiments. Squid bots allow the player to try and garner a "movie reel", these reels are used to buy various scenes from the movie. Stitch also can find gadgets to assist him in navigating the environment. Grapple guns are provided to allow Stitch to swing over hazardous substances or to reach difficult spots. A jet pack is also featured which can allow Stitch limited flight time.

Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 has many enemies in his dangerous and deadly quest for DNA. These include UGF soldiers, frogbots, heavy soldiers, Gantu's elite frogbots, mutant greemas and buzzers. Bosses include Dr. Habbitrale in his giant robot, 621 (after being mutated), and Gantu.

The game was met with mixed reception upon release; GameRankings gave it a score of 63.59%,[24] while Metacritic gave it 59 out of 100.[25]

Disney's Stitch Jam[edit]

Cover of Disney's Stitch Jam for Nintendo DS.

Disney's Stitch Jam, known in Japan as Stitch! DS: Ohana to Rhythm de Daibouken (スティッチ!DS オハナとリズムで大冒険?, Stitch! DS: A Great Adventure of Ohana and Rhythm), is a musical rhythm video game and the first video game in Stitch! series. It was released in Japan on December 3, 2009, in North America on March 23, 2010 and in Europe on March 26, 2010. Different from past Lilo & Stitch adaptations, Disney's Stitch Jam is a rhythm game. Players can take control of Stitch and friends in variety of missions set in space, out on the seas, and in a variety of areas by touching the notes and exclamation marks. The story happened when Angel was kidnapped by Gantu and Hamsterviel. Stitch has to rescue her by travelling into 10 worlds. Stitch is the main playable character. Angel, Reuben and Felix are unlockable.

Motto! Stitch! DS: Rhythm de Rakugaki Daisakusen[edit]

Cover of Motto! Stitch! DS: Rhythm de Rakugaki Daisakusen for Nintendo DS.

Motto! Stitch! DS: Rhythm de Rakugaki Daisakusen ♪ (もっと!スティッチ!DS リズムでラクガキ大作戦♪?) is a rhythm video game and a sequel of Disney's Stitch Jam. It was released in Japan on November 18, 2010. This game aws not released in North America and Europe.

This game will be the same gameplay as its prequel, Disney's Stitch Jam, and has more new features, characters, and experiments. This game will be a modified engine of its prequel. Players can enjoy the rhythmic action of Stitch, who has a magic microphone that can draw his drawings on the air for decorations and travelling (which resembles and is a parody of Doraemon's secret tool, "Air Crayon"). Players can also dress up characters like Stitch and Angel.

Lilo & Stitch: Hawaiian Adventure[edit]

Lilo & Stitch: Hawaiian Adventure is a 2002 video game, which AllGame rated 3/5 stars, writing, "Less like an adventure game and more like a series of arcade games, there's enough entertainment on hand to get to the three-game finale."[36]

Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterviel Havoc[edit]

Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterviel Havoc
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 71.67%[37]
Metacritic 66/100[38]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameZone 7.5/10[39]
Nintendo Power 3/5[40]

Based on the film of the same name, Lilo & Stitch 2: Hämsterviel Havoc is an action/platformer developed by Climax Studios and published by Disney Interactive Studios for the Game Boy Advance platform on October 12, 2004. While Disney's Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterviel Havoc is primarily a platformer, the player will have the chance to play as other characters and vehicle segments. The game was met with average to mixed reception, as GameRankings gave it 71.67%,[37] while Metacritic gave it 66 out of 100.[38]

Other appearances[edit]

  • Disney Infinity - in series 1 of power disc gamers can use Stitch blaster, in series 2 of power disc the gamers can use hangin ten stitch with surfboard, and in series 3 of power disc there is surfboard Stitch.
  • In Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, Stitch is a playable character in a Toy Box game titled Stitch's Tropical Rescue.[41]
  • In Disney Universe, Stitch costumes are available in the game.
  • In Kingdom Hearts II, Stitch is a character that may be summoned alongside the main protagonist (Sora) to aid him in battles.
  • In Disney Friends, players can voice and touch to control the actions and emotional behaviors of the game’s characters.
  • In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, Stitch is a playable character.

Theme park attractions[edit]

Stitch's Great Escape![edit]

Stitch's Great Escape! opened in 2004.

Stitch's Supersonic Celebration[edit]

Stitch's Supersonic Celebration ran from May 6, 2009 - June 27, 2009 at Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort, and is currently closed.

Stitch Encounter[edit]

Stitch Encounter at Hong Kong Disneyland at the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney Studios Park at the Disneyland Paris as "Stitch Live!, Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort in Spring 2015, Shanghai Disneyland Park at Shanghai Disney Resort in Fall 2015.

The Enchanted Tiki Room: Stitch Presents Aloha e Komo Mai![edit]

The Enchanted Tiki Room: Stitch Presents Aloha e Komo Mai! at Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort.

Songs[edit]

  • "Aloha E Komo Mai"
  • "Kahuna Matata"

Reception[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

Film Release date Box office
United States Outside US Worldwide
Lilo & Stitch[42] June 21, 2002 $145,794,338 $127,349,813 $273,144,151
Stitch! The Movie August 26, 2003 Direct-to-video Direct-to-video Direct-to-video
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch August 30, 2005 Direct-to-video Direct-to-video Direct-to-video
Leroy & Stitch June 26, 2006 Direct-to-video Direct-to-video Direct-to-video

Critical reaction[edit]

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Lilo & Stitch[43][44] 86% (145 reviews) 73% (30 reviews)
Stitch! The Movie N/A N/A
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch[45] 40% (10 reviews) N/A
Leroy & Stitch[46] 40% (5 reviews) N/A

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