X Japan leader Yoshiki will host a special screening of the documentary film We Are X at Anime Expo on July 2. In his first USA public appearance since his surgery last month, Yoshiki will participate in a live Q&A with fans to discuss the award-winning film and the past, present, and future of X Japan.

As a special gift to fans, Yoshiki will also present the first-ever public screening of the We Are X featurette, “The Birth of Yoshikitty”, which includes:

– video interview with Hello Kitty designer Yuko Yamaguchi
– inside look at the creation and design process explained by Yuko Yamaguchi herself
– behind-the-scenes with Yoshiki working on the “Hello Kitty Theme Song”
– Yoshiki speaking about his relationship with the founder of Sanrio

“Yoshikitty” is the first Hello Kitty character to be based on a living person. Fans who attend the We Are X screening at Anime Expo will be the first to see this in-depth featurette on the big screen with live commentary by Yoshiki himself.

Yoshiki and X Japan have contributed music to several historic anime titles, including X, X – X2 Double X, Buddha: The Great Departure, and Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary. Yoshiki also served as the inspiration for the Blood Red Dragon comic book created by Stan Lee, with creative direction from Todd McFarlane.

WE ARE X @ ANIME EXPO
SUNDAY, JULY 2 12:00PM
Video 1/JW Marriott Diamond Ballroom

Info: http://bit.ly/WeAreX_AX2017

WE ARE X FILM TRAILER

OFFICIAL LINKS

Yoshiki Official Website: http://www.yoshiki.net
Yoshiki Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YoshikiOfficial
Yoshiki Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/yoshikiofficial
Yoshiki Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoshikiofficial
Yoshiki Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/yoshikiofficial
X JAPAN Official Website: http://www.xjapan.com
X JAPAN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XJapan
X JAPAN Twitter: https://twitter.com/xjapanofficial
WE ARE X Official Website: http://www.wearexfilm.com
WE ARE X Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wearexfilm
WE ARE X Twitter: https://twitter.com/wearexfilm
Yoshikitty Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YoshikittyOfficial
Yoshikitty Twitter: https://twitter.com/yoshikitty