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    As E3 inches ever closer, I keep getting the feeling that we're gonna get something big regarding Kingdom Hearts III! That recent Tweet from Square only makes me feel more suspicious! Gahhh, the hype!!! I really wanna see something from Square regarding Kingdom Hearts III at E3! D:

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#KH13MeetUp for Los Angeles Concerts!

Some of the KH13 team are attending the "Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour -" concert in Los Angeles on the 10th & 11th of June. And after the success in London, we thought this would be another great opportunity to meet up with fans before the concert begins!

#KH13MeetUp for Los Angeles Concerts!


We will be meeting at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday the 10th from 5:30pm and Sunday the 11th of June from 12:30pm.

We'll be in a public space so even if you're going to the concert the next night or are an eager fan, feel free to pop round! We welcome all! We may also meet up with fans on other concert nights; we'll keep you posted!

As well as a meet up, KH13 have created a 2nd booklet to give to Yoko Shimomura (composer of Kingdom Hearts soundtrack) after the concert to show our appreciation of her musical talents in the franchise.

Fans who meet us at the concert hall beforehand and write a small compliment/message within the booklet, will receive an exclusive KH13 sticker! We will have 3 choices, but they will be limited!

Few things to note before writing in booklet:
  • Maybe write it out beforehand so you can just copy it in booklet on the day; we want to reduce the amount of spelling errors or mistakes as much as we can.
  • We’ll ask that you write in capital letters so it’s easier to understand/translate for Yoko Shimomura.
We will also be creating another short film of the meet up before the concert of what we got up to on the day! We will be taking general shots of group, but it will also let you show off cosplays and let you say why you love the franchise. Of course if you don't want to be a part of this, you can just tell us on the day. The film will hopefully be created and uploaded within the following week!

If you take any pics with us be sure tweet about them using the hashtag #KH13MeetUp Look forward to seeing you all there!

You can also join our Facebook event page to get all the updates about the meeting by clicking here.

During the Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour, various new SHFiguarts figures were revealed for the first time. Among these new figures, a Sora (Kingdom Hearts II ver.) figure was shown off. This Kingdom Hearts II Sora figure comes with a stand, and does indeed have articulation. View a photo of the image in the gallery below:

Sora (Kingdom Hearts II ver.) SHFiguarts figure 2 Sora (Kingdom Hearts II ver.) SHFiguarts figure 1


Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour is an event to celebrate the anniversary of Bandai's Tamashii Nations line of figures and memorabilia. It's being held from December 2016 to November 2017. It's coming to Brazil, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, and United States. During its time at Osaka, Japan, from May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017, the Sora figure, along with the other figures mentioned, were revealed.

There are currently no pricing or release date information regarding this figure. We'll keep you updated.

Square Enix CEO, Yosuke Matsuda, gave a statement about upcoming titles, including Kingdom Hearts III, during the Financial Results Briefing of the FY 2017 Financial Briefing Report back on May 11, 2017.

Matsuda said that the games that were listed on the FY 2018 and beyond column on the Digital Entertainment-HD Games slide, which currently list Kingdom Hearts III, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and the currently unnamed Marvel IP Project, are planned to be released within "the next three years or so." Read the full quote below:

"This slide shows our release lineup for FY2017/3 as well as for FY2018/3 and beyond. We plan to launch each of these upcoming titles in the next three years or so."


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This “release window" for Kingdom Hearts III is exciting! What do you guys think? Let us know how you feel in the comments down below!

Thanks to Gematsu for the tip!

Square Enix have announced that the Kingdom Hearts Concert - First Breath - album is now available for pre-order on the Square Enix Japan E-Store for 3,564 yen ($31.97 USD). It will be available on the E-Store for a limited time only. The album will release on July 26, 2017.

Kingdom Hearts Concert - First Breath - album 1 Kingdom Hearts Concert - First Breath - album 2


The Kingdom Hearts Concert - First Breath - officially began on August 11, 2016 and had a showing in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. After, on March 10, 2017, the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour - officially began, and it will have sixteen showings in total. Check out the upcoming show dates and locations here!

The Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour - also has an album that's available. Check it out/order it on the Square Enix Japan E-Store!

UPDATE: There is a message from Kingdom Hearts series composer, Yoko Shimomura, on the Japanese Square Enix website, regarding this Kingdom Hearts Concert - First Breath - album. Read the message, translated by Katie Armstrong, below:

Hello! I'm Yoko Shimomura, composer for the Kingdom Hearts series.

At this time, the orchestral concert 『KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour-』 recording is available for purchase at the concert venue (and for a limited time on the Square Enix e-store). From the beginning of it's 2016 tour, many people have been asking for a CD of the brass concert 『KINGDOM HEARTS Concert -First Breath-』, and it's finally been decided to release it! Yay! We did it!

Certain pieces are better suited to receive brass band or orchestral arrangements; the different timbres, arrangements, and set lists from different concerts are now all content that you can enjoy. I would be so happy for anyone who came to last year's concert, and those who couldn't make it to have a listen, by all means! Please look forward to the launch!

「 KINGDOM HEARTS 」 series composer,
Yoko Shimomura


Ichiban Kuji is making Kingdom Hearts character collection cards which will be on sale starting May 24, 2017. These cards can be purchased from their site for 150 yen ($1.34 USD) and they will be selling the collections on different periods starting from May 24, 2017 until the last collection to be sold in August 31, 2017.

View two sample images of what the cards look like, as well as an actual photo of the cards, provided by @print1KUJI and @ArikaMiz on Twitter, below:

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UPDATE: Another photo of the cards has been shown off by @naxkia on Twitter. View this photo with the other photos in the gallery above.

The US video games sales ranking for April have been released. Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX comes in at #14 behind Mario Kart 8, Persona 5, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Horizon Dawn Zero among others. The number of units sold in the month of April have not been announced yet.

As of April 8th, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD ReMIX has sold 445,914 units worldwide in its first 5 weeks compared to Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which sold 648,902 units during its initial 5 weeks.

An Organization XIII themed Kingdom Hearts jigsaw puzzle by Tenyo is releasing soon. This puzzle consists of 1,000 pieces and is 57 x 73.5cm when assembled. You can pre-order this jigsaw puzzle from AmiAmi for 3,024 yen ($26.60 USD). Pre-orders are offered on a first come, first served basis in case of manufacture stock shortages.

View the picture that the puzzle creates when assembled below:

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UPDATE: Pre-orders have since been closed! We'll update you if they open again.

Fifteen new story quests have been added to the Japanese version of Kingdom Hearts Union χ[cross]! Ten of these new quests mark the first appearance of Enchanted Dominion within the game. This is particularly interesting due to Enchanted Dominion's involvement in the secret ending for the original Kingdom Hearts χ[chi]. You can view an untranslated playthrough of the fifteen new quests below, courtesy of Everglow. A translated version will be available soon.


UPDATE: A translated version of the story update has been made available, courtesy of Everglow! Check it out below!


Are you excited to finally explore the long-awaited Enchanted Dominion? Let us know in the comments below!

Square Enix Holdings have released their Financial Briefing Report for Fiscal Year 2017, which began on April 1st, 2016 and ended on March 31st 2017. Kingdom Hearts III is listed as "To Be Announced" under the "FY 2018 and Beyond" column on the Digital Entertainment-HD Games section of the report, along with the Final Fantasy VII Remake and a currently unnamed Marvel IP Project.

The slide was previously used in the U.K. Road Show report back in February.

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On May 8, 2017, Twitter user José Álamo (@Jose_Strife), a reporter for the website Koi-nya, claimed to have apparent leaked information coming straight from the development team of Kingdom Hearts III (the Osaka Team). The information he provided, in a series of tweets, has been translated as follows.

Please keep in mind that these are unconfirmed and lack solid evidence, and have therefore been classified as rumors until proven otherwise.

“Seems like Nomura is still ‘in his teens’ with not advancing with Kingdom Hearts III’s development due to his ‘perfectionism’. If everything goes according to plan, there will be a trailer at E3 and the game will be released in 2018, even if it’s unfinished. Seems like it has been exhausting for the Osaka Team to have worked on a home console Kingdom Hearts game. On a flip note, Nomura seems to be more interested in what comes after Kingdom Hearts III than in Kingdom Hearts III itself. The Kingdom Hearts III development team was obsessed with releasing a trailer last April and launching it [the game] around 2017 Fall/holidays with removed content. And, to the surprise of no one, all of this is due to the development hell of Versus*. All of these details came [to me] with a delay of 1-2 weeks, keep this in mind as things can change quickly in-house at Square Enix. The E3 presentation is almost confirmed and Nomura should be at the event in some way or another.”


He also added:

“As many of you may know, Kingdom Hearts II, Birth by Sleep, and Dream Drop Distance ended up having removed content, so it is nothing new for Kingdom Hearts. All that was planned won’t be in Kingdom Hearts III, simple.”


Today, he tweeted some clarifications in English due to some people being confused by his statements because of mistranslations.

“Square Enix is not rushing KH3, that reports [sic] are incorrect. I said that they may cut things, but I didn’t say they are in a rush. People change my words. If they can’t finish something when they hit the deadline, it’ll be cut. There is no rush when you delay a game twice. Reports about KH3 being in development hell like Versus* are also inaccurate. I said that the development of Versus was a hell. And as Nomura has said so many times, this affected him and SE**. If Nomura was a [sic] Osaka Team resident and he set his goals accurately, the game would be out in December like planned. Nomura, as you should know, is working with a lot of teams in SE** in a lot of games/projects.”


KH13.com has contacted José Álamo for further clarifications.

José Álamo’s rumors on Kingdom Hearts III go way back to January 30, 2017, where he stated the following:

“Development on Kingdom Hearts III seems to not be going as well as expected and development team is using assets with subject to change. It should be playable by August and they still don’t have various sections ready. WELP. It is possible that launch (in March of next year) won’t be affected, but they will have to work a lot for it. Kingdom Hearts III’s problem resides in all of the content they have to include: levels, animations, models… And they are very slow in doing it… Every time they make a build, they review it and Nomura says: “No, we should work more on this” and back to work, when there are assets from PlayStation 2 still to be worked on, untouched levels and things of the sort.”


He added: “Obviously, this perfectionism from Nomura assures certain quality standards and the finished parts from the game look really good. In that sense we shouldn’t be worried. Slow, but safe.”

On March 16, 2017, Álamo also talked about a cancelled presentation for Kingdom Hearts III, (which has also been classified as a rumor):

“Seems like Square Enix has cancelled/delayed a presentation for Kingdom Hearts III for the press… The closeness to E3 and other factors could be the reason for this decision. They are looking for a more efficient marketing campaign. Nomura had prepared two trailers: one for the end of last year and one for the beginning of this year. At E3/after E3 we should start getting details and, when Square Enix announces the release date, the big marketing campaign will begin.”


José Álamo is known for having leaked a few things in the past, such as the reveal for The Last of Us Part II a week before its official announcement at PlayStation Experience 2016, and a new Fire Emblem game releasing for Nintendo Switch before the end of 2018.
He also has some other unconfirmed rumors, such as a Pokémon announcement being delayed, a new Assassin’s Creed game announcement coming up on the week of May 15, 2017, a new Animal Crossing and a new Metroid (Prime-style) games coming to the Switch before the end of 2018, and Square Enix internally discussing The World Ends With You IP.

It is also worth noting that in June 2016, there were some leaks in 4chan about the plot and overall game of Final Fantasy XV. Álamo stated that an inside source of his had confirmed that all those leaks were fake, but when the game released, all of those leaks turned out to be true.

With all this in mind, we advise our readers to take what they just read with a grain of salt, as they are all rumors at this point in time that could eventually be proven wrong.

*Final Fantasy Versus XIII, which was officially renamed in 2013 as Final Fantasy XV.
**Square Enix