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After buying my PlayStation 4, I started to platinum most of the games I’ve played just to get its money worth and bragging rights. Scratch the latter because I’m still far behind true trophy-hunters. I went on a Kingdom Hearts marathon, grabbing all those hard-earned trophies along the way – and dying like crazy to the secret bosses (I still have nightmares about the Mysterious Figure from Birth by Sleep). Amidst my scavenging, I stumbled upon the Lucky Emblems from Kingdom Hearts III. While seemingly simple to complete, finding those Lucky Emblems was quite the chore. Imagine my surprise when I discovered they also existed in the real world, at Disney World.
Lucky Emblems are shapes that resemble the world’s most famous mascot, Mickey Mouse. Usually a combination of three circles, two for his ears and one for his friendly rounded face. You can start hunting them as soon as you get the Gummiphone camera access on Kingdom Hearts III. Then, just aim at a Lucky Emblem, wait for it to be framed, take a picture, and it will count towards the progress of finding them all.
So, back at Disney World. There are also these so-called Hidden Mickey emblems spread through their parks and attractions. You can find various Mickeys in different formats. On the bathroom floor in the crudest sticky format; in the arrangement of an amplifier wire; three round plates lined up on a table forming the mouse, and much more! Luckily, I didn’t know this when I went to Disney. Otherwise, I would have spent more time hunting for the Mickeys than riding the attractions.
But since Disney World doesn’t have an online gaming profile where we can gloat over – yet – I’m sure you wanna know how to find those elusive and discreet Lucky Emblems spread throughout Kingdom Hearts III worlds, right? So charge your Gummiphone, install the best photo filters and let’s go hunt for some Mickeys while the looming shadow waits for our leisure travels. This guide will show where you can find all the Lucky Emblems with the minimap as a visual guide.
Why hunt for Lucky Emblems?
Fair question. First, access your Jimmy Cricket Gummiphone compendium. You will see how many Lucky Emblems there are in every world and how many you found or still have to find. You will earn equipment, items, and even a secret ending for photoing them.
I will list all the rewards below but know that the Lucky Emblem needed for the secret ending varies depending on the difficulty you’re playing. If you are playing on the Beginner, you need all 90 Lucky Emblems. On Standard, you need 60, and on Proud mode, you need only 30. Then, a new video will unlock in the Teather showing the enigmatic and mind-bending secret ending.
Olympus Lucky Emblems
When you first arrive at Olympus, you don’t have access to the Gummiphone yet. So while you can spot the Lucky Emblems, you can’t register them. After getting the Gummiphone, jump back into your Gummiship, return to Olympus and get ready for some Gummiphotography.
Lucky Emblem #1 – Thebes – Overlook
Warp to the Overlook save point and just go down to where you slide. After some stairs, close to the man and woman you saved, you will find the emblem carved on the wall.
Lucky Emblem #2 – Thebes – The Big Olive
Start from the Thebes Agora save point, take a left near the Hercules herculean statue, and follow the way until you reach that spot you shield-surfed around lava. Midway through this path, you will find the Lucky Emblem.
Lucky Emblem #3 – Thebes – Agora
Use the Thebes Agora save point again and instead of left, go right from the statue. Look at the stairwell from afar, and you can see a neatly etched emblem on the steps.
Lucky Emblem #4 – Thebes – Overlook
From the Thebes Overlook save point, just go up the stair, and you will find the Lucky Emblem doing some photosynthesis between some planters.
Lucky Emblem #5 – Mount Olympus – Cliff Ascent
Transport to Thebes Agora save point and begin to ascent the cliff. Eventually, you will find some buildings and pillars. The Lucky Emblem is on one of those pillars.
Lucky Emblem #6 – Mount Olympus – Cliff Ascent
After reaching the waterfall on your ascent, you will have to kill some Water Cores to thin the pouring water. Before Spiderman-ing your way to the top, pay attention to the Lucky Emblem just behind the waterfall wall.
Lucky Emblem #7 – Mount Olympus – Cliff Ascent
After climbing the waterfall, you will enter a cavern. Leave to its right and look at the cliff in front of you. You should spot a rocky Mickey emblem just standing in there alone. Look at the minimap if you’re unclear about its location.
Lucky Emblem #8 – Mount Olympus – Mountainside
When all the climbing leads you to a darker environment and enemies start to pop, look around for a tree on your left. The emblem will be made up of vines in a haunted forest-like manner.
Lucky Emblem #9 – Realm of the Gods – Corridor
Warp to the Corridors save point and go north close to the waters you can surf on. When you find a small set of stairs, the Lucky Emblem will be just waiting for you on the wall there.
Lucky Emblem #10 – Realm of the Gods – Corridor
Ride the rail straight ahead from the save point, and you will reach a large room filled with enemies. Keyblade them down, and you will easily spot a Lucky Emblem on one of the walls, behind some vases.
Lucky Emblem #11 – Realm of the Gods – Secluded Forge
Using the Corridors save point as a waymark again, jump into the rail from its right and go all the way down to the forge. You can find the Lucky Emblem on the giant anvil.
Lucky Emblem #12 – Realm of the Gods – Cloud Ridge
This one is the hardest to find and explain, oh dear me. From the save old Corridors’ save point, look for the rail in the west and ride it up. Climb the stairs, kick enemies’ asses, grab some treasure chest and look for a fluffy cloud-shaped Lucky Emblem on the horizon.
Twilight Town Lucky Emblems
In Twilight Town, you learn about the Gummiphone and the Lucky Emblems. They are easy to find, and most are inside the town.
Lucky Emblem #1 – The Neighborhood – Tram Common
It’s part of the tutorial, so you will only miss this one if you’re playing the game with your TV off or forget to take a picture yourself. But in case you did forget, you can find this Lucky Emblem on the wall next to the store of Donald’s three nephews.
Lucky Emblem #2 – The Neighborhood – Tram Common
Find the tram circling the town, jump on its roof, and you will find the Lucky Emblem getting a free ride up there.
Lucky Emblem #3 – The Neighborhood – Tram Common
Do some parkour, walk the wall above the Moogle Shop, and look at the chimneys. The Lucky Emblem will be on one of them.
Lucky Emblem #4 – The Neighborhood – Tram Common
You will find a movie theater in the northeast part of the town. If a movie is running, wait for it to end, and the Lucky Emblem will appear on the screen.
Lucky Emblem #5 – The Neighborhood – Tram Common
Jump around the roofs close to the theater, and you will find a very elusive Lucky Emblem in the shape of plates on a table. Makes you wonder if that was their idea of a rooftop bar.
Lucky Emblem #6 – The Neighborhood – The Woods
When getting out of the city through the sewers, look behind you at the wooden hatch door as soon as you arrive in the forest. You will find a tiny emblem there. Goofy will probably warn you about it.
Lucky Emblem #7 – The Neighborhood – The Woods
Just to the left of the hatch, you will see a climbable wall. Climb it, and you will find an emblem patiently waiting to hang with you.
Lucky Emblem #8 – The Neighborhood – The Woods
Gotta love giving directions in a forest. Stick to the right side of the map until you reach a small dirt mound and a sunny Lucky Emblem reflected on it.
Lucky Emblem #9 – The Neighborhood – The Old Mansion
The last one is easily spotted when you arrive at the Old Mansion or warp to its save point. It’s on the wall among the greenery, just to the left of the entrance gate. Take out your phone and flash it up.
Toy Box Lucky Emblems
The first ones are easy to find inside or around Andy’s House. The remaining ones in Galaxy Toys are somewhat tricky. If they aren’t inside any buildings, I will list them as Main Floor. If they are, I will indicate which building.
Lucky Emblem #1 – Andy’s House
In Andy’s Room, climb the bookcase to the left of the door, and you will find the first Lucky Emblem on a small box.
Lucky Emblem #2 – Andy’s House
Outside Andy’s House, try to get up the garage roof. You will find the Lucky Emblem on it. A trampoline down below will take you precisely beside it.
Lucky Emblem #3 – Andy’s House
You will spot some fallen leaves on the ground and a beautiful Mickey made of them by Andy’s front door. You will have to adjust in the gigantic step to get an ideal angle to photograph it.
Lucky Emblem #4 – Andy’s House
From the third one, just cross the street toward the silver Minivan with license plate A113. The lucky emblem will be inscribed on the trunk. Rascals.
Lucky Emblem #5 – Galaxy Toys – Main Floor 1F
After entering the Galaxy Toys, go to your left to see a counter. There will be several gift wrapping items on aboard. Among them, a Lucky Emblem made of tapes will be posing for you.
Lucky Emblem #6 – Galaxy Toys – Main Floor 1F
You will see many toy boxes pilled up at the back on the first floor. Jump on a Gigas and shoot them away. The Lucky Emblem will be etched on the revealed platform.
Lucky Emblem #7 – Galaxy Toys – Lower Vents
Eventually, you will have to get through the vents to proceed with the story. When you find your first fan up, don’t go all the way to the top. Instead, land on the middle section and turn around to spot a tiny emblem on the vent wall.
Lucky Emblem #8 – Galaxy Toys – Main Floor 3F
In the main area of the third floor, go to the left side of the minimap, in front of the Babies & Toddles, and jump over the balcony to see a white and pink spaceship. Upon it, on its hatch, you will find a Lucky Emblem.
Lucky Emblem #9 – Galaxy Toys – Babies & Toddlers: Dolls
After coming down from the vent to the Babies & Toddlers: Dolls, or going back in, look up and find three golden balls glowing. You will have to align them to create a shiny Mickey. Finding the best angle is tricky, but you can do that by going up to the display up north.
Lucky Emblem #10 – Galaxy Toys – Main Floor 3F
Close to the Babies & Toddlers entrance, go all the way southeast to a robot display. The Lucky Emblem will be on the bottom of the display.
Lucky Emblem #11 – Galaxy Toys – Main Floor 1F
Weirdly enough, this is the last one, but the first you can find entering Galaxy Toys. Look for some boxes around the entrance, and you will find this sassy Lucky Emblem made by stamps.
Kingdom of Corona Lucky Emblems
In the forest, the Kingdom of Corona has one of the most elusive Lucky Emblems. But when we reach the Kingdom itself, it is just a matter of looking around. Or following this guide.
Lucky Emblem #1 – The Forest – Tower
By the river near Rapunzel’s tower, you will see Goofy mentioning a Lucky Emblem. God, I searched everywhere for this one. You have to climb the tower and take a look all the way down until you find three rocks aligned as the rodent.
Lucky Emblem #2 – The Forest – Marsh
From the Marsh save point, glue to the right side of the marshland. Eventually, you will find an almost faded Lucky Emblem on the rock wall. Use the minimap as a guide if you’re having a hard time.
Lucky Emblem #3 – The Forest – Wetlands
From the Campsite save point, go into the southern part of the Wetlands until you enter the mines where you dangled around on Rapunzel’s hair. You will find this Lucky Emblem on some barrels close to the wall.
Lucky Emblem #4 – The Forest – Shore
On the bridge close to the Kingdom entrance, look at the right side of it, and you will find the emblem bidding you welcome.
Lucky Emblem #5 – The Kingdom – Thoroughfare
From the Kingdom entrance or save point, go straight ahead before the plaza where the dancing occurred. The emblem is on the left side of an archway.
Lucky Emblem #6 – The Kingdom – Thoroughfare
Go into the dancing square and look for a wooden gate to the left. You will easily find the Lucky Emblem carved on the wood.
Lucky Emblem #7 – The Kingdom – Wharf
From the Kingdom save point, go down left into the wharf and look for a small guard tower with a spiral staircase. In its door frame lies the emblem.
Lucky Emblem #8 – The Kingdom – Wharf
Warp to the Kingdom save point again and go left to the wharf. At the end of the stairwell, look behind you close to the water, and you will find three barrels lined up as Mickey.
Lucky Emblem #9 – The Kingdom – Wharf
Search for the lighthouse on the wharf, climb it, and you will discover the Lucky Emblem up top inside an iron pot.
Monstropolis Lucky Emblems
Monstropolis is one of the hardest ones because all these doors take you to other places, so it’s easy to mess up directions. There’s also one that you can only find after completing the world.
Lucky Emblem #1 – Monsters, Inc. – Laugh Floor
From where you begin the first time you arrive in this world, traverse the corridors until you reach a hall resembling a corporate office with desks and chairs. The emblem will be doodled on a note on one of the desks. Look at the minimap for directions because they all look the same.
Lucky Emblem #2 – Monsters, Inc. – Laugh Floor
Back to this corporate room entrance, look for a clown to the right side of it. Move it by knocking your Keyblade or your head against it to reveal the Lucky Emblem underneath.
Lucky Emblem #3 – The Door Vault – Upper Level
Warp to the Door Vault save point, make a hard right, and jump on the rails. Slide up and search for a brown wall on the side. The Lucky Emblem will be all lonely waiting for your click.
Lucky Emblem #4 – The Door Vault – Upper Level
This one is quite hard to find. If you know where the Banana Flan is, go there. If not, warp to the Factory – Basement saves point and enter the white door. Then, keep going until you find a collection of doors. Enter the brown door on the left. Turn around and look for this sneaky Mickey symbol hidden among the wall of doors.
Lucky Emblem #5 – The Factory – Ground Floor
Go to the Factory – Basement saves point, ignore the elevator, and return to the corridor. Eventually, you will find the Lucky Emblem under a window.
Lucky Emblem #6 – The Factory – Ground Floor
This one is close to the Factory – Basement save point. Look for some splattered paint on the floor, and you will find a renaissance picture of Mickey around it.
Lucky Emblem #7 – The Factory – Second Floor
Now, go up the elevator from the same Factory – Basement save point. Go all the way until you reach an orange staircase and look for the conveyor belt. When you find it, look to the closest wall, and you will see the emblem.
Lucky Emblem #8 – The Power Plant – Accessway
Warp to the Power Plant Accessway save point, go to where the floor is gray, and you will find a filing cabinet with a blue hat nearby. The Lucky Emblem is on the cabinet.
Lucky Emblem #9 – The Power Plant – Accessway
Another way that needs strolling around. Warp to the Power Plant Accessway save point, use the hook to go up, then shotlock yourself even higher. Follow the path left, keep going, slide the rail until you drop to an area with pipes. You will find the Lucky Emblem on this pipe area on the top of the doorframe outside the maintenance room. Sorry if I butchered the directions.
Lucky Emblem #10 – The Power Plant – Tank Yard
From the Tank Yard save point, look for a CDA agent and jump in the blue crates nearby and on a higher platform. Look around, and you will find this Lucky Emblem made of pipes.
Lucky Emblem #11 – The Power Plant – Tank Yard
This is the one that can only be photographed after completing the world. Warp to the Door Vault – Service Area save point and head down the dark tunnel until you reach the Power Plant. Look for a CDA agent looking down to an area where once flames alighted. The Lucky Emblem will be there, all greasy.
Arendelle Lucky Emblems
What’s worse than seeking emblems on a forest? Searching for them on snow. Luckily, some of these Lucky Emblems are found inside The Labyrinth of Ice.
Lucky Emblem #1 – The North Mountain – Treescape
Warp to the North Mountain – Gorge save point and go back a screen. Go back down the mountain and, when able, jump to the left on a small plateau. You will find a treasure chest and the Lucky Emblem carved on a snowy tree.
Lucky Emblem #2 – The Labyrinth of Ice – Middle Tier
The first time you enter the Labyrinth of Ice, you will stumble upon a small bridge to nowhere. On the far end of this bridge, on your left, is the emblem. If you already left the Labyrinth, teleport to the North Mountain – Gorge save point and go back in. Then, shotlock to the elevator behind you to go down and continue until you hit a split on the path. You will find the bridge on the left side of the trail.
Lucky Emblem #3 – The Labyrinth of Ice – Lower Tier
Go to the Labyrinth of Ice – Lower Tier save point and look at the open space on the left side of the minimap. The Lucky Emblem is at a block of ice on this space.
Lucky Emblem #4 – The Labyrinth of Ice – Middle Tier
From the Lower Tier save point, go northeast, airstep until you reach the Middle Tier, and take the bridge. The icy Lucky Emblem will be on the left side of the bridge.
Lucky Emblem #5 – The Labyrinth of Ice – Upper Tier
Go to the Upper Tier of the Labyrinth – you can take the portal close to The North Mountain – Gorge save point – and slide the rail. Go left and slide the rail again to a hexagon-shaped room. Climb the ice pillars to find snowy rocks forming a Mickey Mouse down below.
Lucky Emblem #6 – The North Mountain – Mountain Ridge
Warp to the North Mountain Ridge save point, the one with our Disney friends. Go back to the mountain, go back a little bit – if you drop the scalable wall, go back up – and you will find this Lucky Emblem on one of the rocks.
Lucky Emblem #7 – The North Mountain – Frozen Wall
Don’t rely too much on the minimap for this one, or you will snap your head. Warp to the Mountain Ridge save point and go right from the castle to reach the Frozen Wall area. Defeat the monsters below and notice the scalable wall just around. Climb it up, but stick to its right side until halfway in it you will see a slope to a small area below. Drop on it, and the Lucky Emblem will be found.
Lucky Emblem #8 – The North Mountain – Frozen Wall
Go to the right of the castle again towards the Frozen Wall. You will find the emblem on an ice mound to the end of the path with the icicles. It’s on the way to the Lucky Emblem above.
Lucky Emblem #9 – The North Mountain – Snowfield
This one is simply invisible to the untrained eye. From the North Mountain – Snowfield save point, go on your merry way until you drop a scalable wall and spot another one in your front. Go all the way to the top and turn around. The Lucky Emblem will be disguised as snow on a small patch of… snow.
Lucky Emblem #10 – The North Mountain – Snowfield
Go to the North Mountain – Foothills save point and walk until you leave the narrow path into an open area. Hug your left – using the minimap as orientation – until you find some logs stacked. The Lucky Emblem will be between these logs.
Lucky Emblem #11 – The North Mountain – Foothills
From the Foothills save point again, go into the area where you had to hide from the snowstorm. The Lucky Emblem will be on the other side of the fourth rock.
The Hundred Acre Wood Lucky Emblems
After all these Lucky Emblem scavenging hunts, you deserve some well-rewarded refresher. The Hundred Acre Wood is tiny and carries only three emblems for you.
Lucky Emblem #1
Look to the right of the save point on the grassy horizon to spot a far-off Lucky Emblem made of well-trimmed trees.
Lucky Emblem #2
Search for the largest pumpkin in the garden and then go around it to find the emblem.
Lucky Emblem #3
At the left of the treehouse, you will find an empty bucket. Not empty, by the way, cause it holds a Lucky Emblem.
The Caribbean Lucky Emblems
I was hoping we never got here. With all the islands and the underwater exploration, finding these Lucky Emblems can be quite a hassle. But buckle up yaar. Time for some Mickey-silhouette-hunting.
Lucky Emblem #1 – Port Royal – Docks
After first landing your ship at Port Royal, look for a small boat on your left, and you will find the Lucky Emblem. You can also get it by warping to the Port Royal – Docks save point.
Lucky Emblem #2 – Port Royal – Docks
From the pier, take a left and walk almost to the end of it until you see a roofed spot. Break some yellow boxes to reveal the emblem on the wall.
Lucky Emblem #3 – Port Royal – Seaport
Warp to the Port Royal – Settlement save point and go towards the beach. You will find a hut close by. Go in it, and you will spot a sunny Lucky Emblem on the crates.
Lucky Emblem #4 – Port Royal – Seaport
From the hut where you found #3, go to the pier nearby and look for a hanging sign above. The emblem will be stuck on it.
Lucky Emblem #5 – Port Royal – Fort
Warp to the Port Royal – Fort save point and go up the fort until you find a flag pole. Look around to find a jumble of ropes forming Mickey.
Lucky Emblem #6 – Port Royal – Fort
From the Fort save point, go into the second cell of the prison to find a shackle of ball and chain and the emblem engraved on it.
Lucky Emblem #7 – The High Seas – Isla Verdemontaña
Now it’s where the sailing hunt begins. Go to Isla Verdemontaña by looking at the map or warp to the Save Point if you already went there. Then walk to the top of the isle until you can’t no more. Look down the cliff to find the Lucky Emblem floating on the sea.
Lucky Emblem #8 – The High Seas – Isle of Luck
Sail to the Isle of Luck, far left on your map, and climb on a rock north of the isle. Look around to search for a rocky Lucky Emblem.
Lucky Emblem #9 – The High Seas – Horseshoe Island
To the east of the Isle of Luck is the Horseshoe Island. Sail towards the isle and go under the archway. You will find a giant Lucky Emblem made of rocks under it.
Lucky Emblem #10 – The High Seas – Isla de los Mástiles
Find the Isla de los Mástiles on your chart and drive there. But instead of landing on it, look at its left for a small dot on the minimap and a small patch of land. There you will find the Lucky Emblem made of broken barrels.
Lucky Emblem #11 – The High Seas – The High Seas – Ship’s End
You will find the Ship’s End at the south of the map. Go there until you find a shipwreck sticking out. The Lucky Emblem will be the sole survivor of this crash.
Lucky Emblem #12 – The High Seas – Sandbar Isle
Who had the big idea of putting Lucky Emblems under the sea? Luckily, #12 and #13 are next to each other, so you will only have to dive once. Sail to the Sandbar Isle and climb to the largest area in it. You will spot a lagoon that you should dive into. The #12 Lucky Emblem forms the cave entrance.
Lucky Emblem #13 – The High Seas – Sandbar Isle
This one is just below you after you dropped into the lagoon. It’s on the surface of a pile of rock.
San Fransokyo Lucky Emblems
Last one, guys! Not as annoying as the Caribbean, but searching around a city for emblems can still be annoying. Change the time of day to night at a save point before proceeding.
Lucky Emblem #1 – Hiro’s Garage
At Hiro’s Garage, look around to the right of the Moogle Shop to find the Lucky Emblem made of cables on the wall.
Lucky Emblem #2 – City – South District
Fast travel to the South District and look for the giant white statue. Climb on top of it and search for some red bushes posing as Mickey.
Lucky Emblem #3 – City – South District
You can only find this one at night. Climb the building in front of the South District save point and search for a giant M on the building beside you. The Lucky Emblem will be below this M. There are two M buildings, so look at the other if you don’t find it at first.
Lucky Emblem #4 – City – South District
Now climb the giant M building and look for statues holding a fan. One of these fans will have the emblem on it.
Lucky Emblem #5 – City – Central District
Go to the Central District save point and climb the buildings until you find one with a metal dome on top. The Lucky Emblem will be on the dome.
Lucky Emblem #6 – City – Central District
In the Central District, look for a tall building with ventilators around it. Climb to the top to find an emblem on its surface.
Lucky Emblem #7 – City – Central District
Now, air step on these fishlike ventilators until you get on one close to the water edge with red, blue, and black patterns. Voilá, Lucky Emblem.
Lucky Emblem #8 – City – North District
Warp to the North District save point and keep walking on the sidewalk until you find pink trees. Walk among them and go west from the minimap, and you will come across some steps and the Lucky Emblem on the middle of it.
Lucky Emblem #9 – City – North District
Jump into the North District monorail until you enter a tunnel. The Lucky Emblem will be inside this tunnel.
Lucky Emblem #10 – City – North District
Get down from the monorail tunnel from the west to a dark alley and search for a small yellow car. The emblem will be on the car’s door.
Lucky Emblem #11 – City – North District
The last one, let’s go! Find the tallest building in the North District – the monorail passes through it. They air step up to finally find the last emblem there.
Lucky Emblem Rewards
You’re probably wondering why I’m going to waste my time looking for Mickey silhouettes throughout the game, right? Besides unlocking the secret ending, here are some reasons that might motivate you:
- 1 – Ap Boost
- 2 – Mega-Potion
- 5 – Expert’s
- 10 – Thundara Trinket
- 15 – Moon Amulet
- 20 – Magic Boost
- 25 – Star Charm
- 30 – Ribbon / Secret Ending on Proud Mode
- 35 – Buster Band+
- 40 – Strength Boost
- 45 – Master’s Necklace
- 50 – Wisdom Ring
- 55 – Defense Boost
- 60 – Orichalcum Ring / Secret Ending on Standard Mode
- 65 – Cosmic Belt
- 70 – Royal Ribbon
- 80 – Orichalcum+
- 90 – Mickey Clasp / Secret Ending on Beginner Mode / Hidden Kings Trophy/Achievement / Proof of Promises after finishing the game
Question: Do I need to get all Lucky Emblems?
Answer: If you want to get some additional items, hunt for all trophies, or see the secret ending, then yes. But if you don’t have the patience or are not an achievements hunter, you can turn to Youtube to see the secret ending.
Question: What’s Kingdom Hearts 3 secret ending?
Answer: Spoiler alert! But if you manage to photograph a set amount of Lucky Emblems, you will unlock the enigmatic Secret Ending. As with anything involved with Kingdom Hearts, the ending is very cryptic. Some say it was just Tetsuya Nomura taking advantage of assets from the late Final Fantasy Versus XIII; others say it’s him throwing breadcrumbs to justify any potential future lore. Honestly, I have no idea. But we do see Sora and Riku transported to contemporary Japan. Sora in Shibuya and Riku is looking at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (or actually, he’s in Quadratum, the world of Verum Rex). This is corroborated when we see Yozora, the protagonist of Verum Rex, staring from above.
Question: Should I search for the Lucky Emblems after beating the game?
Answer: As with most RPGs, unless there are missable, I always suggest taking your precious time to enjoy the game as a whole, and then, if you feel compelled to hunt and complete everything, do it after beating the game. However, I must confess I prefer to use a guide (like this one!) on my first playthrough for collectibles because I don’t like to replay a game just for it. Ultimately, it’s up to you. I tried my best to avoid spoilers, so you can keep this guide on the side while you play the game.