Renowned video game designer Tetsuya Nomura, best known for his work on the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts series, is one busy man. Not only is he currently working on Kingdom Hearts 3, he also recently collaborated with virtual diva, Hatsune Miku and released a new video of her which was first shown in New York last month. Now, it was revealed that he is also currently working with another Japanese icon, legendary pop star, Utada Hikaru.

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The J-pop icon is known for singing the theme songs for the Kingdom Hearts games, so it was no surprise that Nomura was the one of illustrated her new album cover, which features a lot of familiar elements from the Kingdom Hearts games.

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For her latest album, Utada Hikaru will also be working with various artists such as Kumamon designer Manabu Mizuno, and the team which was responsible for the Evangelion movies. The album will also feature a collaboration with 13 other musicians, which are Sheena Ringo, Inoue Yosui, Okamura Yasuyuki, Hamasaki Ayumi, Hanaregumi, KIRINJI, tofubeats with BONNIE PINK, Yoshii Kazuya, Kato Miliyah, Ohashi Trio, AI, LOVE PSYCHEDELICO, and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis feat. Peabo Bryson.

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Source: Koi Nya

 

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