D23 Expo is a massive Disney Fan Event owned by The Walt Disney Company. A special premiere was held for Kingdom Hearts labeled Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater. At the event, there was a live performance of Kingdom Hearts Composer, Yoko Shimomura and Final Fantasy Musician, Hiroyuki Nakayama. Kingdom Hearts Executive Producer, Shinji Hashimoto also made a guest appearance as well as Kingdom Hearts Director, Tetsuya Nomura, who revealed new Kingdom Hearts footage and other Kingdom Hearts related announcements. The event is summarized below alongside images of the event thanks to Famitsu!

Event Summary

  • Greetings from Executive Producer Shinji Hashimoto
  • Performance by Composer Yoko Shimomura and Musician Hiroyuki Nakayama
  • Tetsuya Nomura reveals recent information
  • Ven, Aqua, and Terra’s voice actor appear in clip
  • New KH3 footage is revealed
  • Special guest, KH Kingdom Mickey appears

KH News Summary

  • KHX – Beast Castle announced
  • KHUX – more powerful medals and avatars
  • KH HD 2.8 – King Mickey, Riku, Kairi, and Yen Sid must rescue Ven, Aqua, and Terra in order to gather the 7 Guardians of Light
  • KH3 – new attraction flow based on Buzz Lightyear’s Astro Blaster
  • KH3 – new lesser nobody revealed to have a sickle / scythe and resemble flower pedals (Marluxia’s lesser nobody)
  • KH3 – new heartless resembling Yellow Opera, Blue Rhaphsody, etc
  • KH3 – Daybreak Town (in production) was revealed

Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater Images

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