The final two days of Hideo Kojima’s trip to Paris – Signing sessions and screenings

Promoting the launch of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Hideo Kojima and his team visited London and Paris. Here is a summary of the final two days.

March 18

On March 18th Kojima held a signing session in the Micromania store where fans could get their copy of the game autographed.

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“Finished the signing session at MICROMANIA in Paris.”

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“With security guys at the signing session.” 

After that the team went out for lunch.

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“Visiting restaurant of Jordan’s father. one of the level designers in Kojima Productions.”

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“Korekado & Jordan in Tokyo.”

Jordan Amaro is a level designer who joined Kojima Productions last year. For some more information about his involvement in MGSV, go here.

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“With everybody.”

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“My PA ordered Calzone.”

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“I ordered Pizza. Good taste, Jordan.”

After that Kojima went to a movie screening where they were playing a trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, as well as a movie selected by Hideo Kojima: 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Kojima-in-Paris-Cosplayers “My troops were standing by when I got out of car.”

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“On the boat.”

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“At sign session, Maxime Musqua from Canal+ visited me. He brought the poster signed back in 2001, when he was 13.”

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“Had event at theater w/320 fans, showing GZ trailer, JP TV ad, & a secret trailer. Then saw 2001: A Space Odyssey.”

March 19

March 19th was the final day in Europe for Kojima and co. Kojima did some more sightseeing and dropped by Konami’s office. He also took a look in one of the stores anticipating MGSV: GZ’s European release.

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“DEJA VU”

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“With team France.”

Fun fact: the woman left from Kojima is Cécile Caminades, of whom the character in Peace Walker was based.

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“Taking a walk.”

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“With Oskunk, the artist in Paris who made this brilliant FOX art.”

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“Pierre from Paris branch, who helped us a lot during our stay.”

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“Montmartre.”

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“GZ launch. To fans from Paris with LOVE.”

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“Launch in Europe, expect something tomorrow. Hint: MICROMANIA.”

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“U will see it tomorrow.”

In the evening, the team stepped on a plane back to Japan, concluding the European tour.

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“Will I make it on time to Kojima Station?!”

Source: Hideo Kojima Twitter, Konami France Twitter

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