This past weekend at D23 Expo Japan, a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club held at Tokyo Disney Resorts, Square Enix Ltd., and Disney thrilled fans with the announcement of a new Disney Pixar film based world, Monsters, Inc. in Kingdom Hearts III. Two new trailers, unveiled during the Expo, take viewers deep into the frights and delights of the animated classic as Sora, Donald and Goofy transform into monsters to blend into the Monstropolis cityscape.
During their epic adventures, Sora and his companions join forces with Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, with a special appearance by Boo. Fright team all-stars Mike and Sulley lend their scaring talents and special combination attacks against their enemies.
Square Enix also revealed new cut scenes and gameplay from the Toy Story inspired world, Disney princess Rapunzel (Tangled) as a party member, visually-striking Keyblade transformations, a link system featuring Ariel (The Little Mermaid), and the return of Dream Eater Meow Wow as well as Kingdom Hearts villains Marluxia and Vanitas.
Fans were also treated to a second trailer teasing a mysterious exchange between Riku and King Mickey, and the announcement of a new theme song by international sensation and series veteran singer Hikaru Utada, titled “Don’t Think Twice”
Kingdom Hearts III is slated for a 2018 release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.