Exerpt from an interview with Tetsuya Nomura director, concept artist, and character designer for Kingdom Hearts , Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories , and Kingdom Hearts II
I heard it was you who suggested to insert the Seasalt Ice-cream in the game.
Yes, I did. When the Tokyo Disney Sea opened and I went there by invitation, they were selling Seasalt Ice-creams at the time. You would think a “salty ice-cream” seems a pretty weird idea, right? I was like “What is this?” so I tried it out and it turned out to be very tasty. My impression of it back then was so strong that I overlapped Disney’s image with seasalt ice-cream. Besides that, Roxas’ story is set in summer break and I wondered what did I eat back in summer breaks when I was a kid and I remembered “Ah, of course, ice-cream.” Although I was the one who said I wanted to use it, Nojima-san was was the one who actually made it show up that much. Even I was surprised; “You’re using it this often!?” (laugh) I think that shows the playful-ness of Nojima-san’s scenarios.
Spoilers in link if you still have note played.
Link to Interview
So I have eaten the sea-salt icecream from KHII ^_^
Oh yeah, back from Japan, working like a madman to catch up, miss the girl like crazy.
And sleep pattern is aaaaaallllll fucked up.