- Published on July 6, 2013 @ 10:35 am
Written by Cecily
For those of you who are unaware, Japan Expo is an annual convention that takes place in Paris, France celebrating all things from the land of the rising sun, from culture, to media, to everything in between. With Kingdom Hearts -HD 1.5 ReMIX- releasing in 2 months and Kingdom Hearts 3's recent announcement, who knows what new information they'll reveal there?
Japan Expo 2013 takes place from July 4-7 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center. Check back with us often as the days go by. You may discover something new! The event will be broadcast live on the Japan Expo website!
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July 3rd 2013
- 8:09 AM CEST - Square Enix France tweets image of the merchandise booth (via Twitter)
- 8:11 AM CEST - Square Enix France tweets image of the demo booth featuring LRFF, HD 1.5 ReMIX and FFX/X-2 HD (via Twitter)
- 11:42 AM CEST - Square Enix France confirms Tetsuya Nomura's presence at Japan Expo (via Facebook). He will be onstage on July 6th at 3PM to talk about Video Games and his current projects!
July 4th 2013
- 12:45 PM CEST - French fansite KHDestiny just met with Tetsuya Nomura! They will be conducting an interview with him, which will be available soon!
July 6th 2013
- 1:32 PM CEST - Nomura will be signing at Japan Expo at 4:30 PM CEST. This is limited to only 100 spots!
- 3:00 PM CEST - The Kingdom Hearts Conference begins. (via KHDestiny)
- 3:04 PM CEST - A trailer for Kingdom Hearts -HD 1.5 ReMIX- is shown. (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:07 PM CEST - Shinji Hashimoto comes onto the stage! (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:14 PM CEST - Olympus Coliseum is shown during an onstage demo! (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:20 PM CEST - Final Fantasy VII character, Cloud, is shown on screen! (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:25 PM CEST - The demo moves over to Re:Chain of Memories. Riku is shown to be in Halloween Town. (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:28 PM CEST - Nomura comes onto the stage! (Via KHDestiny) He is given a standing ovation! (via Japan Expo)
- 3:35 PM CEST - The conversation shifts to Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III, as Nomura mentions he has trailers for both of them. (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:44 PM CEST - It was revealed that inspiration for making Kingdom Hearts -HD 1.5 ReMIX- started during the development of Kingdom Hearts III! (Via KHDestiny)
- 3:52 PM CEST - The conference has finished! (Via KHDestiny)