Kingdom Hearts Director Tetsuya Nomura Began Working On 20-Year Anniversary Art Yesterday
The official Japanese Twitter account for Kingdom Hearts has shared a message from franchise director Tetsuya Nomura, stating that the highly anticipated anniversary artwork is not yet ready, as he just began the illustration process yesterday. However, he is hoping for it to be concluded and unveiled by the anniversary event’s occurrence on April 10, 2022.
A translation of the message has been provided by our team’s Ryuji, viewable below:
Good evening. Thank you all for the 20th anniversary messages. The 20th anniversary event is not quite ready, so I don’t have anything prepared for now. I have begun on the 20th anniversary illustration since yesterday, and I can’t wait to unveil it when it’s done.
You can view the tweet initially sharing this news below:
こんばんは。皆さん20周年のお祝いメッセージありがとうございます。現在20周年イベントの準備がえげつない事になっておりまして申し訳ないですが今日は何のご用意もありません。20周年用の絵も昨日から描き始めイベントに間に合うかドキドキです。引き続きよろしくお願いします＠野村#_KH #KH20th pic.twitter.com/H0s4Pox1TG
— キングダム ハーツ (@_KINGDOMHEARTS) March 27, 2022
UPDATE: The official English Kingdom Hearts Twitter account has shared a translation of Nomura’s aforementioned message, viewable below:
"Thank you for your messages celebrating the 20th Anniversary. Sorry I’ve not been able to prepare anything special as we’re busy with the upcoming anniversary event. I started the illustration for it, I’m nervous about whether it’ll be done in time." – Tetsuya Nomura#KH20th pic.twitter.com/JFi7il0Bi7
— KINGDOM HEARTS (@KINGDOMHEARTS) March 29, 2022
Check out my appreciative piece on the Yozora battle.
I defeated the Kingdom Hearts III data battles and Yozora on the recent Nintendo Switch cloud port.
If you missed them, check out my appreciative pieces on the following data fights:
- Check out the fully playable Riku mod for Kingdom Hearts III, titled “Project EQUINOX.”
- Check out the fully playable Kairi mod for Kingdom Hearts III, titled “Project Embrace.”
- Check out the fan efforts to create Traverse Town within Kingdom Hearts III.
- The Kingdom Hearts community is hosting 2 ambitious fan-led events next month, March Caprice and KH20.
- Regarding artwork, view the official Kingdom Hearts media accounts sharing art of Sora commemorating Final Fantasy VII’s 25-year anniversary.
- Check out the unironic simplicity of the Kingdom Hearts timeline.
- Check out the legendary fan-made videos, titled “The 13th Clash”.
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