Yuji Naka in Leipzig

Yuji Naka in Leipzig

Everyone’s favourite Ferrari fanatic, Yuji Naka, will be attending a European Games Convention, held in Leipzig, Germany. SEGA-Europe’s German website has revealed details of his special appearance during two days of the event.

August 17th will be a special developer’s-only day which Naka-san will attend, to present the three latest Sonic the Hedgehog titles in the saga (that’s Shadow the Hedgehog, Sonic Gems Collection and Sonic Rush in case you haven’t been catching up). The event would be perfect for European fans to learn more about the upcoming games (and perhaps on secret projects too) but we assume this pleasure will be reserved for the Tokyo Games Show commencing mid-September instead.

More interesting for fans is the Samba-meister’s appearance the following days (18th August), which is open for the public. He will be available to sign autographs for one hour between 11:00am and 12:00noon. The signatures will be made – for the benefit of those able to go to the show – at the Game Pro stand in Hall 5, Stand C16.

If you live in or can get to Germany and manage to meet the Phantastic (sorry!) man in person that day, be sure to drop us a line and let us know how the event went (and show us your pictures too, we love seeing them). For those who won’t be able to make it, the Games Convention Germany will still be open until the 21st August to the public, sans Naka-san.

Thanks to ‘SuperDragon’ on the SSMB Forums for the tip-off.

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