In addition, Sakaguchi will also be the main Guest of Honor at the VideoGameStory Exhibition in Paris on July 3. At both events, Sakaguchi will discuss the highlights of his career, express his vision for the video game industry.
A videogame icon, Sakaguchi joined the Publisher Square Co., Ltd in 1986 before becoming its Executive Vice President in 1991. He was consecrated as an executive producer of the worldwide-acclaimed video game saga Final Fantasy. In 2004, he founded Mistwalker Studio, where he produced numerous critically acclaimed role playing games such as Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey and The Last Story.
At Japan Expo and VideoGameStory, Sakaguchi will deliver a lecture on the large "Video Game" stage; the Japan Expo lecture will take place on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 5.45 p.m. CEST, while the VideoGameStory lecture will take place on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 4.30 pm. CEST.
During both events, fans will have access to interviews and signing sessions with Sakaguchi at the following times:
Japan Expo - July 2, 2014
- 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Press interviews
- 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Conference and Q&A session
- 6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - PhotoCall with fans
- 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Signing session with fans
VideoGameStory - July 3, 2014
- 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Press interviews
- 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Conference and Q&A session
- 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Fan signing session