Yuji Horii, the creator of the Dragon Quest series, will attend Anime Expo 2018 from July 5 to 8 in Los Angeles, Square Enix announced.
Horii will participate in autograph sessions at the Square Enkx booth at the following times:
- Friday, July 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- Saturday, July 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Saturday July 7 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Autograph tickets will be distributed at the Dragon Quest area of the Square Enix booth starting at 10:00 a.m. of the day prior to each session. Attendees who receive a ticket will be able to receive an autograph on an exclusive 8×10 inch signing card prepared by Square Enix and a photograph with Horii. Square Enix noted that Horii will not be signing personal items.
Throughout the weekend, attendees will also be able to get hands-on time with Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, which is due out for PlayStation 4 and PC on September 4. The demo features two separate areas of the game: Cobblestone, where the player’s journey begins, and Gallopolis, where you can participate in horse racing, battle the Slayer of the Sands, and more.
Square Enix will also host a variety of Dragon Quest XI giveaways, including t-shirts and double-sided posters, while supplies last.
Finally, Square Enix will host a special Dragon Quest XI livestream featuring Yuji Horii and the development team on Friday, July 6 at 7:00 p.m. PT on Twitch. Viewers will have the chance to ask questions live and win prizes throughout the stream.
More information on Square Enix’s plans for Anime Expo 2018 will be announced next week.