Crunchyroll Expo released the first list of guests, panel, and event announcements last week. All these preparations are for the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2020. Mark the dates as it is all set to go online over the September 4-6’s weekend.
Crunchyroll recently released the next wave of guests list and much more. This includes a bunch of guests behind Crunchyroll Originals, additional judges for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, and much more.
Crunchyroll Expo: Crunchyroll Originals Staff and Cast Members
This year’s expo is all set to feature even more reasons to celebrate Crunchyroll Originals. Yongje Park is one of the confirmed guests. Park is the creator of hit WEBTOON series The God of High School.
Some of the other Crunchyroll Originals guests attending the expo are:
GIBIATE director Masahiko Komino
Soma Saito (the voice actor of Akira Natsume in EX-ARM, Tadashi Yamaguchi in Haikyu!!)
EX-ARM director Yoshikatsu Kimura
Both Soma Saito and Yoshikatsu Kimura are on board for an EX-ARM panel
Noblesse artist Kwangsu Lee and writer Jeho Son
Tsukasa Kiryu, the light novel illustrator of So I’m a Spider, So What? He will join the series’ previously announced author, Okina Baba.
GUEST: Voice Actor Patrick Seitz
Patrick is the English dubbed voice behind One Piece anime’s Franky. He also is Germany in Hetalia and Dio Brando in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure among many other credits.
PANEL: A Discussion on Race in Anime
JAPANAMERICA author Roland Kelts will join Arthell Isom, CEO of anime studio D’ART Shtajio.
CRUNCHYROLL-HIME’S COSPLAY CUP
Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup has revealed two more judges for the competition. They had previously announced a Creature of Habit and God Save the Queen. Look for Rock M. Sakura and Kamui Cosplay (Svetlana Quindt) will join in the celebration and fill the voids. They will help choose from the finalist’s incredible list which will go down on Saturday, September 5.
V-CRX Gallery Tour Featuring MAPPA
This year’s Crunchyroll Expo is going to celebrate the hottest studios around with the V-CRX Gallery Tour Featuring MAPPA. Anime’s fans can see and experience behind the scenes artwork from popular series like The God of High School. This will also feature various video messages from the creators and artists that bring these works to life. So, you are in it for a treat!
NEW CRUNCHY CITY CENTRAL SHOPPING DISTRICT
The new crunchy city central shopping district is on and the official page features all vendors and what they’ll be selling!
NEW CRUNCHY CITY ANIME ARTS DISTRICT
Just when you thought that this virtual convention will take the artists alley away, here’s the cherry on your cake. Around 158 artists will participate in the event.
You can register your place at crunchyrollexpo.com. You can catch a free pass for this year’s event and witness all the action, announcements, guest panels, and more.
One of the greatest anime destinations is coming to your home, on your computer. So why miss this opportunity? Register now and get ready for the ultimate fun on September 4-6!
We will bring new insights very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!
(Note: All the images are taken from the original Crucnyroll website)