Sega have announced on their Joypolis news site that they are to hold a special ‘party’ to celebrate the launch of Sonic ‘Toon’ in Japan.
Translated the event is named ‘Sonic Fan Thanksgiving 2014′ and will be held at Tokyo Joypolis on December 28th 2014. Tickets to get into the fan event are free, however you will need to pay for admission to Joypolis itself.
Events confirmed so far are as follows…
- Stage Events.
- Autograph Session.
- Art Contest.
- Prize lottery
- A game tournament (This might be a miss-translation).
- Sale of original/new merch.
There’s also the mention of something called ‘A Sonic fan Thanksgiving passport with novelty’ which is being sold.
The list of confirmed speakers include Takashi Iizuka, Jun Senoue and a number of other Sonic Team/Sega staff.