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D23 Expo Japan Memories and Rey Comes to Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

D23 Expo Japan treated fans to some amazing sights and sounds, and Star Wars Launch Bay gets a new hero… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Relive D23 Expo Japan 2018!

D23.com had “yellow shoes on the ground” in Tokyo for the third annual D23 Expo Japan, and we have several fantastic…

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Tokyo Disney Resort's 35th anniversary exhibit

We’re Obsessed with All of the Magical Merchandise in Store for Tokyo Disney Resort’s 35th Anniversary

By D23 Team

We’re already excited for Tokyo Disney Resort’s 35th anniversary celebration, and D23 Expo Japan 2018 provided a sneak peek into some of the merchandise we can expect to see at the parks during this spectacular celebration. As part of the Oriental Land Company’s Tokyo Disney Resort’s 35th Anniversary Special Commemorative Program, D23 Expo Japan…

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Disney Parks announcements from D23 Expo Japan 2018

Breaking News About Disney Parks and Resorts from D23 Expo Japan 2018

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Super (Hero) surprises, sneak peeks from a far-off galaxy, and a “Year of Pixar.” Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek just shared with guests at D23 Expo Japan 2018 exciting updates and new details about these and more experiences coming to every Disney theme park all around the globe. Fans can look forward to reimagined…

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Kingdom Hearts III Opens the Door to the World of Monsters, Inc.

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’ve been keeping up with all the magic from D23 Expo Japan 2018, you know that there was a much-anticipated announcement that is very dear to many fans’ hearts. Fans were thrilled when SQUARE ENIX® and Disney announced a new Disney•Pixar world inspired by Monsters, Inc. in Kingdom Hearts III.

Two new trailers were…

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FULL RECAP: D23 Expo Japan 2018 Delights Fans with Disney Magic

By Jeffrey Epstein

Day Three Brings D23 Expo Japan to an Unforgettable Finish

Day three of D23 Expo Japan continued the cascade of the pixie dust that fell upon Tokyo Disney Resort over the long weekend in Japan.

The day opened with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek taking to the Maihama Amphitheater stage to outline some of the thrilling…

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Walt Disney Archives at D23 Expo Japan 2018

Everything You Need to Know About the Walt Disney Archives Exhibit at D23 Expo Japan 2018

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The Walt Disney Archives is a treasure trove of dreams and creativity that brings together items from all the worlds of Disney, while preserving the passion and story behind the pieces. But not everyone can have access to this storehouse of priceless works. The exhibit Inside the Walt Disney Archives: From Mickey Mouse to Forever After grants D23…

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News Briefs - Coco, D23 Expo Japan, Star Wars Rebels

Coco, Star Wars, and Chip ‘n’ Dale—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Meet Miguel and Dante in Disney•Pixar’s Coco, and get a glimpse at construction for Disney Parks’ new Star Wars-themed lands… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Colorful Coco Teaser Trailer Debuts

Disney•Pixar’s next animated film, Coco, doesn’t debut ‘til later this fall……

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D23 Expo Japan Returns February 10–12, 2018

By Nicole Nalty

After an unbelievable event in 2015, D23 Expo Japan is back in 2018! This special event for Disney fans, created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place February 10–12, 2018, at Tokyo Disney Resort. The first D23 Expo in Japan was held in 2013, inspired by the original D23 Expo held in Anaheim, California (returning this summer, July…

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