Thousands of years ago a being known as Nightmare appeared and formed a company called NightMare Enterprises (N.M.E.) which began the takeover of many planets in the galaxy. One day, a knight named Kirby crashes in the village of Pupupu Village(Cappy Town in the dub)and the citizens are surprised to find he is a child, but is very strong. He is soon befriended by two village kids named Tiff and Tuff and their servants Fololo and Falala and must train to defeat the Nightmare. Meanwhile, the ruler of Dream Land, King Dedede is jealous and suspicious of Kirby and is trying to get rid of him.