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Hey guys, even though there was a lack of news, we'll make that up for today.

Starting off, Square-Enix updated their US website, with a pdf file announcing the new Kingdom Hearts games, obviously this means that all 3 games. However we'll have to wait to see if there's a release for the US

View it Here

Next, a 2ch member managed to take lots of images with what happened at KH TGS, such as the posters, and more. All in nice quality as well!

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Source: 2ch, and twilightsbeing for informing me about S.E's NA Update, and thanks to Monkey of KHI for noting me of the PDF saying it's only confirmed for Japan for now.
Hey everyone, The Light in the Chaos, managed to get to the Showroom, unknown if this is in TGS, it might be the "Character Exhibition" for Kingdom Hearts. And there, they took a picture of two keyblades, Oblivion and Oathkeeper, which were shown. The shop was crowded, so the blogger was unable to take a lot of photos.


Source: 2ch and Light in the Chaos
Hey everyone, later on today we plan on linking to various sites that have their own trailer report, as they might contain something extra, for an interesting read. Gamespot has their own TGS Trailer impression on the 3 KH games, and it's truly worth a look!

Gamespot's TGS Report

Gamespot: "The biggest surprise at this year's Square Enix booth was the announcement of a new Kingdom Hearts project. While it may be true that Kingdom Hearts II left some questions unanswered, Square Enix has decided to expand on the world of Kingdom Hearts with not just one or two titles, but a trio of games for the DS, the PSP, and mobile phones. What's more, all three of the titles are different games with their own settings and timelines. Tetuya Nomura is working as the director for all three titles, together with Shinji Hashimoto, who will serve as executive producer.

The first title, Kingdom Hearts Coded, is the mobile game release. The game is being co-directed by Hajime Tabata and produced by Kousei Itou. No release date or carrier has been announced yet. Kingdom Hearts Coded's CG trailer started off with the words "Mysteries get solved, making the world wider" on a blank screen. The screen changed to a scene where Jiminy Cricket is flipping through the journal that he's written during his adventures with Sora. He stops at one page, which reads, "We must return to free them from their torment." Puzzled and unable to recall what that page was supposed to mean, he runs to consult the King (Mickey Mouse), who decides to search for answers by digitizing Jiminy's journal.

From what we can gather, the player apparently takes the role of a Sora that was born inside the digitized world of Jiminy's journal. We were shown a couple of clips of in-game footage, and although the graphics were mobile-phone quality, it still runs as a 3D action game and has the Kingdom Hearts atmosphere.

The second title, Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, is the DS release. Unlike previous installments in Kingdom Hearts, the game focuses on the series' antagonists known as the Organization XIII, and Roxas, who was "the other main character" in Kingdom Hearts II.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days' trailer starts off from the last scene in Chain of Memories (PS2 version), and the words "The time during the opposite side, when Sora goes to sleep" appears on the screen. The scene changes to the station and clock tower in Kingdom Hearts II, with Roxas and Axel looking over the city at the sunset. In another scene, Roxas is seen sitting in a white room together with the rest of Organization XIII, and a new 14th member is introduced into the organization. Although the character's face was hidden by Organization XIII's traditional hooded jacket that she wore, it was apparently a female character, judging from her lips.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days is a multiplayer action game where you can fight as an Organization XIII member and attempt to complete missions cooperatively with friends. During the trailer, we saw up to four characters fighting together on the same screen against a massive boss character in a city setting. The game will also feature a single-player mode, of course. The gameplay looked similar to the combat you're familiar with from past KH games, though the frame rate was running a little low in the trailer footage. Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days is co-directed by Tomohiro Hasegawa and produced by Patrick Chen. The game is being developed by h.a.n.d Inc.

Last but definitely not least of the three Kingdom Hearts games, Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is a new title for the PSP. From checking out the trailers, it felt the most like a true Kingdom Hearts sequel of the three games (except that it's actually a prequel). Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep's trailer started off with the words "The distant past." And as it turns out, the game takes place before Sora's era, back in the days when there were multiple "keyblade masters" around the world. We're introduced to two characters whom we assume are the protagonists; a blond boy who looks strikingly similar to Roxas, and an older, taller, black-haired guy who looks a bit like Final Fantasy VII's Zack in baggy pants.

Audiences who have finished playing through Kingdom Hearts II were in for a surprise. As it turns out, the bonus secret movie from the game was apparently an event that took place in the past. During Birth by Sleep's trailer, we saw the same landscape and bald man with a gray goatee and yellow eyes that were featured in the KHII movie. It seems certain that he plays a key role in the game, as the trailer took time to show him trying to influence the blond-haired boy in some unknown way, and also facing off in combat against the black-haired man who's trying to stop him. In another scene, he was seen shouting, "Use your powers to break the darkness and fix my wrongdoings!" At the end of the trailer, a figure who looked like Mickey mouse appeared to confront the bad guy with a weapon that looked like a cross between a sword and a magic wand.

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is directed by Tai Sasue and produced by Patrick Chen."

Thanks to our forum member Poki#3 for informing me of this.

Personally, Gamespot doesn't seem to have fully grasped the trailer, as they contradicted a few other trailer reports.
Hey everyone, it seems interesting enough, Famitsu edited their Trailer Summary, it's unknown if this was done by a request of Square-Enix or Nomura until TGS is opened to the public, or Famitsu got some information wrong and corrected it, we'll just have to wait.

Translation by Pazuzu
New Kingdom Hearts Projects Unveiled

At Square-Enix's booth, there was an Open Theatre where anyone could come and
watch, and a Closed Theatre, which was limited by numbers. So we'll give a good
long account of the queue-clogged Closed Theatre! Unfortunately, photos were
forbidden, so all we have is text. So read it carefully and try to get caught up
in the atmosphere!

The first thing to appear was the Fabula Nova Crystallis logo. In a sea of
clouds we see a plane (airship?), and the narration begins. It's 'Final Fantasy
XIII'. It's like the other trailers, except new parts are added here and there.
For example, at the beginning, we see the inside of the futuristic city up in
the air called "Cocoon". Onwards, we see the same as was shown at the end of
last year, including the army, the bandana-wearing mystery man, and the Shiva
sisters. But then it suddenly changes. The world that we've only seen parts of
so far is revealed to be a complete wasteland. Like in primeval times. We see
creatures like dinosaurs, then the camera zooms up to the top of a cliff where
we see a twin-tailed girl wearing caveman-like clothing. And as soon as you
think "New character!", the logo appears and the trailer ends. The screen reads

We see a TV commercial currently going for 'Crisis Core'.

We see the usual 'Before Crisis' trailer, but at the end of it, we see an
announcement that the snowboarding game already available in the US, 'Final
Fantasy VII Snowboarding' will be released in a few days.

After 'Dirge of Cerberus: Lost Episode', we see 'Advent Children Complete'.
Detailed scenes are included, showing more of the suffering of those afflicted
with Geostigma. Then we see Cloud and Sephiroth fighting furiously, and new
shots of Sephiroth with his single wing. At the end of the trailer, "For Release
in 2008" is shown clearly.

Next we were shown two different commercials for 'Subarashiki Kono Sekai'.

"The world was created 12 times, and now the 13th has begun." And with that,
'Dissidia: Final Fantasy' begins. The Warrior of Light from FFI, along with
Garland and Sephiroth, appear. Next, we see Zidane figting Kuja in much the same
way as we saw at the Square-Enix Party, except that Zidane has more lines. After
that, we see Frioniel (Eng: Firion), the protagonist of FFII, and Squall, the
protagonist of FFVIII. Finally, on the left and right of the logo we see a huge
Chaos and Cosmos flying in the clouds over their lands getting ready to fight,
and the trailer ends.

"Good morning,'s your third birthday." Thus begins the trailer for the
new mobile phone game 'The 3rd Birthday'. Aya Brea is walking down the middle
aisle of a church, with staff credits appearing. We have Motomu Toriyama, along
with Toshimitsu Takeuchi, an external employee. After that, bullets flood the
church and we see a shocking screen with blood-covered rings, then the trailer
ends. The last thing we see is "Made for FOMA phones" and "Work In Progress".

Next up is 'Monotone'. "Goodbye" is shown, and as a solemn song plays, we see
Mono and Tone heading for the Demon King's castle. This serious mood carries
through a trailer that shows what seems to be the final end to the series. But
then suddenly it changes, and we see scenery drawn in crayon and Mono, in
polygons, standing there. We wonder if it's a sequel, but then te next screen
shows "Incomplete". It says that the final chapter will be distributed in

Moving on, we see "Kingdom Hearts - New Concepts, New Titles" appear in waves.
The new projects hinted at before are finally shown.

The first trailer shown has "Time flows", "As mysteries are unlocked, the world
continues to expand." With Jiminy Cricket telling the story, we see Sora
standing up on te Destiny Islands. In a battle scene, we see a puzzle-style
action system, with the command "Debugging Mode". And at the end of the trailer,
we see a scene reminiscent of the beginning of Kingdom Hearts [in Traverse
Town], where King Mickey says "Sora, I was here that day. Time to tell you the
truth." This might be the story of Kingdom Hearts told from a different
perspective. In any case, the title is 'Kingdom Hearts: Coded', for mobile

The new KH project info continues.
"What happened on the other side while Sora slept.", and "Whenever they come in
contact, their hearts return to them." are shown.
We see Roxas and Axel sitting up on the clock tower in Twilight Town. Then we
see event scenes relating to Organization XIII, and a battle scene. You control
Roxas, fighting Heartless, so is he the protagonist of this game? We also see
scenes of him fighting other Organization XIII members. This also has the first
multiplayer system seen in the KH series. You can see Roxas, Xigbar, Saix and
Axel being controlled. Next, we see event scenes of arguments between
Organization XIII, and the title appears: 'Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days', for
Nintendo DS.

And on to the final new KH project.
"Far in the past." "A hidden destiny is born from sleep." A previously unseen
black-haired youth is talking with a boy who has the same face as Roxas, but
different clothing. The black-haired youth's name is Tera. The Roxas-like boy's
name is Ven. We also see the old man from the KHII:FM secret movie, along with a
person clad in what looks like black biker's clothing and a helmet. Tera seems
to be active in the battle scene, but the event scenes seem to concern both Tera
and Ven. This game's title is "Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep", reflecting the
title of the KHII:FM secret movie, for PlayStation Portable.

It seems the above three are the full story on the new projects. At the end of
the trailers, we see "Hidden" "Days are" "Born from sleep", words which embody
the three trailers. Then we see "The story leads on to an approaching time."
which puts us in mind of the three titles being linked to the next game.

Lastly, for the third time the Fabula Nova Crystallis logo appears, to announce
'Final Fantasy Versus XIII'. A lot of new things are added to the existing
battle scene. Of these, we see scenes of a girl standing up against the main
character, along with a blond youth who seems to be friends with the main
character. Then we see a black-suited group who seem to be holding a meeting.
Finally, the logo appears and the reailer ends with lines from Shakespeare. We
also see "For PLAYSTATION 3 Only".

In all, the Closed Theatre lasts 35 minutes.

You should notice some of the main mysteries of the trailer were cut out by them, so we'll wait to see if it was an error, or something else.

Thanks to Pazuzu for informing me of this.
Hey guys, you know the PDF Files that were released recently? Well KHU's Pazuzu managed to translate that PDF, and it gives off more details about the games so be sure to check it out! If you missed any previous information, be sure to catch up Here.

Also before I move on, I'm going to point something out, because this has annoyed me for the last time, KHInsider, has recently stole the translation I did for the 3 trailers without crediting. I know it's the translation I did, because despite them trying to reword some parts, it has some of the few mistakes I made, and most of it is almost an exact copy of what I translated. It's always best to give credit when it's due.

Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days

Organization XIII, No. 13, Roxas
The untold story of a new protagonist

In single player mode, go and explore all of the Disney worlds! Then in multiplayer mode, go and do missions with your friends!


Twilight Town.
As always, Roxas and Axel are watching the sun from the clock tower.
Their mission as members of the Organization: find and destroy Heartless, and collect their hearts.
And at the end of that mission, they always meet up at that clock tower, eat ice-cream together and chat about the day's missions.

"Do you know why the evening sun is red? It's because light has lots of colours, and of all of those, red reaches us from the furthest away."
"What're you getting all proud about, Axel?"

Two who should not have hearts, continuing to engage in their exclusive conversation.
This is the untold story of Roxas's time in Organization XIII...


Director: Tetsuya Nomura
Co-Director: Tomohiro Hasegawa
Producer: Patrick Chen
Executive Producer: Shinji Hashimoto
Production Company: h.a.n.d. Inc.

Game Information

Name: Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
System: Nintendo DS
Genre: RPG
Release Date: Unknown
Estimated Price: Unknown
CERO Rating: Unknown
Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. Developed by Square-Enix/h.a.n.d.


Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

This is a story of awakening, one which connects to the grand beginning of the Kingdom Hearts story.

The PSP's high-level graphics aility is taken to its very limits.
A new set of three protagonists compose three different scenarios.
The controls, system and graphics follow those of the series so far, while at the same time bringing a whole new feeling to the system!


The legendary Keyblade is said to hold phenomenal power.
Some legends say that long ago, its wielder saved the world, while some say that he brought chaos and ruin upon it.
(Ansem Report 8)

Before Sora gained the Keyblade, there were many "Keyblade Masters" in the world.
One of those Masters, Master Xehanort, and his only disciple suddenly disappears, an omen of the great disaster that would subsequently erupt.
And as soon as one Master realises this, he tells his three disciples that they must track down Master Xehanort at all costs...


Director: Tetsuya Nomura
Co-Director: Tai Yasue
Producer: Patrick Chen
Co-Producer: Yoichi Yoshimoto
Executive Producer: Shinji Hashimoto

Game Information

Name: Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
System: PlayStation Portable
Genre: RPG
Release Date: Unknown
Estimated Price: Unknown
CERO Rating: Unknown
Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. Developed by Square-Enix


Kingdom Hearts: Coded

An unlimited range of Disney worlds, distributed to your mobile phone.

An adventure spanning across many diverse, rich Disney worlds.
A new system and new graphics put high-end mobile phones on the same level as game consoles!
Our first collaboration with Disney's Internet division, the Disney Internet Group.


This story revolves around a single fragment of Jiminy Cricket's "Jiminy Memo".
Following the events of "Kingdom Hearts II", Jiminy returns to Disney Castle. Jiminy has been reading his memo along the way, and a single page makes him stop in his tracks.

This page contains a mysterious message:
"We have to go back, to heal their pain."

But no matter how much he racks his brains, he can't remember what the page is referring to.
The King turns the Jiminy into data, and begin to investigate. And in a world traced by the Jiminy Memo, the Destiny Islands, a sleeping boy awakens.
Thus Sora's new adventure in the Data World begins.


Director: Tetsuya Nomura
Co-Director: Hajime Tabata
Producer: Kakuko Obinata
Assistant Producer: Kousho Ito
Executive Producer: Shinji Hashimoto

Game Information

Name: Kingdom Hearts: Coded
System: Mobile Phone
Genre: RPG
Release Date: Unknown
Estimated Price: Unknown
Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. Developed by Square-Enix

Edit: We also have a new angle of the Mega Theater KH Art!


Source: KHU and Square-Enix PDF, also Courtesy of 2ch and IT-PLUS for the better image angle.