Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii to attend Anime Expo 2018

Dragon Quest XI playable on the show floor.

Yuji Horii

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.

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