6:30 AM

Composer Nobuo Uematsu has announced on his Facebook page that he will begin playing concerts in Japan next year. He still hasn’t decided when he will return to composing. It sounds like his health is improving. Good news!

10:50 AM

Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu announced on his blog that he will be taking an indefinite hiatus from work due to illness and fatigue.I have decided to take an extended leave of absence and give my mind and body the time they need to properly mend,” he said.If I am to return, I want to do so in full health.”

7:30 AM

Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu is cancelling a live music performance and talk scheduled for October 7 in Kanazawa, Japan for health reasons. In his apology, Uematsu said he hopes he can regain his health to perform in the future with the Kanazawa ensemble.

4:56 PM

Nobuo Uematsu loves indies—the famed composer best known for his work on the Final Fantasy series is going to work on the upcoming strategy game Defender's Quest 2. Cool!