Kingdom Hearts fans exploring the Tokyo Game Show 2022 venue have discovered new themed furniture called the "Chesterfield Armchair" that may be sold in the future as it is currently under supervision.
A variety of individuals have shared photos of the armchair; namely the following Twitter users
@_A_J, 2, 3
You can also view these images via our gallery below. We'll be sure to update you all on whether this armchair actually ends up being sold.
With the start of Tokyo Game Show 2022, Square Enix has listed a great number of new Kingdom Hearts products. To help condense the vast amount of news, we have compiled these announcements into one article.
Every item's Square Enix Japan store link and images are viewable below. Square Enix North America and Aitai Kuji store links are accessible in this article's conclusion.
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Melody Clock
Square Enix Japan - ¥16,280 - June 17th, 2023 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Mini Backpack
Square Enix Japan - ¥14,080 - January 28th, 2023 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Crossbody Pouch
Square Enix Japan - ¥8,520 - January 28th, 2023 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Flat Pouch
Square Enix Japan - ¥6,380 - January 28th, 2023 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Sling Bag
Square Enix Japan - ¥10,450 - January 28th, 2023 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 1 Box of 12
Square Enix Japan - ¥6,600 - December 24th, 2022 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 2 Box of 12
Square Enix Japan - ¥6,600 - December 24th, 2022 Shipment
Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Metallic Clear File
Square Enix Japan - ¥660 - December 24th, 2022 Shipment
UPDATE: Square Enix North America store links for the aforementioned products are listed below:
20th Anniversary Melody Clock - September 2023 Shipment - $147.99
20th Anniversary Mini Backpack - February 2023 Shipment - $127.99
20th Anniversary Sling Bag - February 2023 Shipment - $94.99
20th Anniversary Crossbody Pouch - February 2023 Shipment - $74.99
20th Anniversary Flat Pouch - February 2023 Shipment - $57.99
Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 1 - April 2023 Shipment - $72.00
Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 2 - April 2023 Shipment - $72.00
Square Enix Europe only has the Melody Clock available for pre-order, listed below:
Square Enix Europe - 20th Anniversary Melody Clock - September 28th, 2023 Shipment - €159.99
Aitai Kuji store links for the aforementioned products are listed below:
20th Anniversary Melody Clock - November 2022 Shipment - ¥16,280
20th Anniversary Mini Backpack - January 2023 Shipment - ¥13,650
20th Anniversary Crossbody Pouch - January 2023 Shipment - ¥7,990
20th Anniversary Flat Pouch - January 2023 Shipment - ¥6,180
Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 1 - December 2022 Shipment - ¥5,600
Sora Pin Badge Collection Vol. 2 - December 2022 Shipment - ¥5,600
20th Anniversary Clear File - December 2022 Shipment - ¥660
Shop Disney Japan has listed several Kingdom Hearts character stickers available for purchase, depicting various renders and cutscene shots from the series.
Each sticker is manufactured by Small Planet and costs ¥396. International shipping is explicitly stated as not possible.
All store links are listed below:
Art 01 (Hollow Bastion KH2 Shot)
Art 02 (Sora KH2 Ending Shot)
Art 03 (Namine)
Donald & Goofy
King Mickey, Chip & Dale
You can view the newly unveiled stickers via our gallery below:
As part of the Kingdom Hearts 20th anniversary collaboration with LINE Disney Tsum Tsum Japan, two new Axel and Naminé will be available to use within the game. Both characters will have voice-overs and will be avaialble staring on September 9th.
You can watch the trailer for Axel and Naminé below.
The Kingdom Hearts 20th anniversary collaboration event will run through September 22nd.
Japanese retail company Marui has announced that they will be hosting a series of Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Pop-Up Stores.
Details on this collaboration have been translated by our team's corfidbizna.
We will share more significant details regarding this Pop-Up Store collaboration as they arise.
Axes Femme has revealed new apparel themed around the Kingdom Hearts franchise, a one-piece dress, and a blouson. The former costs ¥11,000, while the latter is ¥14,300.
Their availability will be as follows:
POETIC store in Sunshine City (Tokyo) - September 9
POETIC online website orders open - September 12 at 6 PM JST
POETIC stores across Japan - September 22
You can view officially provided images of these upcoming items via our galleries below:
Retailer Aitai Kuji has listed these products, with each color variant of the two items having its own store page. The one-piece dress is ¥12,000 while the blouson is ¥15,000. Further, both products are expected to ship from this storefront sometime during September or October 2022.
Each item's store page is listed below:
One-Piece Dress - Black
One-Piece Dress - Blue
One-Piece Dress - Red
Blouson - Black
Blouson - Blue
Blouson - Red
Square Enix has released four new Kingdom Hearts video background wallpapers. They depict the Twilight Town clocktower, Daybreak Town, the Kingdom Hearts title repeatedly pasted alongside crowns, and silhouettes of various characters.
A previous batch of wallpapers was shared in May 2020.
You can view these newly unveiled video background wallpapers via our gallery below:
Modder WaterKH has announced that his newest mod, Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory: Final Mix, is now available for installation via the official PC version of Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory.
The primary function of this mod is to allow all players to match with their friends in the online mode, regardless of their rankings. For those unaware, the vanilla and official version of the game does not feature matchmaking with friends, drastically impeding replayability.
You can access the Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory: Final Mix mod via Github,
Moreover, you can view the announcement trailer for the Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory: Final Mix mod via WaterKH's YouTube channel below.
Specific installation instructions are stated, and the video's description contains numerous links for various resources, such as MelonLoader, used for more straightforward patching.
Additionally, a tournament was held utilizing this new Final Mix mod. A showcase of said tournament is viewable below:
WaterKH is also the mod developer behind Kingdom Hearts ReChart, a tool that allows fans to implement new tracks into Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory.
Japanese fans have begun receiving their Kingdom Hearts III Alba & Ater Chess Sets via the Square Enix E-store. However, several purchasers have noted how many of the pieces are defective, which eventually caused Square Enix Japan to respond with the following statement:
Customers affected by this unfortunate circumstance can contact the Support Center to remedy these faults.
There is currently no word on whether the North American and European shipments will offer similar services. As of now, the Chess Set is planned to ship from those regions in October 2022 and on November 18th, 2022, respectively.
The official Japanese Twitter PR account for LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum has announced that the mobile game is receiving a new Kingdom Hearts collaboration soon.
No details on what this collaboration will consist of were stated, but the app icon has already changed. The new image contains Sora, Kairi, Riku, Mickey, and Roxas, so they'll likely be included in some capacity.
The tweet initially announcing this development is viewable below. Its message states, "May your heart be your guiding key...":
UPDATE 8/29/2022: Further details on this collaboration have been provided, viewable below with translations by our team's Ryuji:
The Tsums are also all voiced, and arrive on September 1st, 2022. The event will conclude on September 30th, 2022.
Additionally, to celebrate the appearances of these new Tsum Tsums, a giveaway is being held via the game's official Japanese Twitter account. 15 winners will win an original cushion set.
Two winners will be drawn to win autographs from Sora's and Roxas' Japanese voice actors, Miyu Irino and Kōki Uchiyama, respectively.
The new collaboration trailer is viewable below:
Disney Japan has announced that they will be hosting their first special Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary discussion, premiering on August 31st, 2022, at 8 PM JST/ 7 AM ET/ 4 AM PT. Specifics on what will be brought up were not shared.
The broadcast will occur via the official Disney Games Japan YouTube channel. This is speculatory, but since the tweet explicitly states "#1," it's possible there might be more of these broadcasts down the line.
The tweet initially announcing this development is viewable below:
UPDATE 8/30/2022: An additional tweet has confirmed that the broadcast will have Miyu Irino and Koki Uchiyama discussing the new LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum Japan collaboration.
Additionally, you can set a reminder for the upcoming broadcast.
Japanese retailer AmiAmi has listed two Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary 1000-piece puzzles depicting stained glass platforms and the 20th Anniversary-specific patterns.
Both items are available for pre-order for ¥3,740 and are expected to ship sometime in the middle of November 2022. However, neither product has provided images yet.
Alongside the launch of Kingdom Hearts Dark Road's final update, Square Enix released a Q&A with Tetsuya Nomura regarding specific parts of the game's narrative and correlative material to the series as a whole.
Our team's Ryuji translated the entirety of the interview, viewable below. However, note that the interview contains spoilers for pivotal Dark Road plot points.
We will have also have edited images containing the translations shortly.
Additionally, the Q&A images revealed new Tetsuya Nomura artwork of Young Xehanort, viewable below:
Square Enix has announced that the final update for Kingdom Hearts Dark Road is now available globally. The update is roughly 462 MB, while the full game install is around 2.1 GB on Android devices.
You can view all of the new cutscenes below via Kingdom Hearts content creator Damo:
The names of each upper classmate are viewable below alongside their origins:
As teased last month, Disney Japan has listed new Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Tsum Tsum plushes. The products arrive in three distinct sets, comprising The Caribbean (¥3,740), Timeless River (¥4,620), and Halloween Town (¥3,740). Further, pre-orders will begin on August 30th, 2022, at 10:00:00 Japan Time. However, there are currently no estimated shipment dates.
The Caribbean and Halloween Town Tsum Tsum sets solely depict Sora, Donald, and Goofy in their world-specific attire, while the Timeless River versions also include Mickey and Pete.
You can view these upcoming items via our galleries below:
Additionally, Aitai Kuji will be selling these products at the same time with shipments expected to occur during September 2022. Their store pages and prices are listed below:
The Caribbean - ¥4,000
Halloween Town - ¥4,000
Timeless River - ¥5,000