Tales of Hearts R is indeed coming to the West, thumb as confirmed by an official announcement from Bandai Namco via the Tales Series Facebook fanpage, therapy The @TalesofU Twitter and the EU PlayStation blog.
Some of you may be wondering - but wasn't the game already confirmed in that video of Baba-san announcing the game? That video, surgeon actually, was leaked out ahead of schedule. The "official" announcement is, apparently, today. The announcement video is now open for public viewing at the Bandai Namco EU YouTube channel (as well as the Bamco US YouTube channel:
In addition, the announcement also has a few... interesting name changes. For instance, Shing is now, for some reason, Kor. Also, despite getting a localized name of Kohak as Amber in Tales of Graces f, for some reason they are now back to (or changed to) Kohaku.
Here's a short summary of the story:
That said, this is still great, great news. Tales of Hearts R will indeed be coming to the West this Winter 2014. Look forward to it!