The most anticipated weeb festival of the year, the Crunchyroll Expo, is just around the corner. And with that in mind, the company decided to tease us with the anime premieres that will occur at the event.
Not just that, they also revealed the guest hosts who will be present at the event! These will include various mangaka, musical bands, voice actors, and many more.
The event will take place from August 5th-7th, 2021.
The world premiere of Sakugan will take place on August 5th, 2021. Kanon Amane, the voice actor of the protagonist Memenpu and the producer of the show Takayuki Funahashi, will be present at the debut.
Moreover, the first look of Crunchyroll’s original pirate-themed anime, Fena: Pirate Princess will also be revealed to the world. The other anime whose first looks will be premiered are:
- The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window
- In the Land of Leadale
The following voice actors will be present at the event; check it out for your favorites!
|Voice Actor||Other Works|
|Junya Enoki||Yuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen)|
|Maaya Uchida||Catarina Claes (My Next Life as a Villainess)|
|Sumire Uesaka||Chisato Shirasagi (BanG Dream! )|
|Kanon Amane||Memempu (Sakugan)|
|Ayane Sakura||Ochako Uraraka (My Hero Academia)|
|Azumi Waki||Nagisa Minase (Girlfriend, Girlfriend)|
|Nobunaga Shimazaki||Yuki Soma (Fruits Basket)|
|Wataru Hatano||Gajeel Redfox (Fairy Tail )|
|Junichi Suwabe||Archer (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)|
|Saori Ōnishi||Hisako Arato (Food Wars!)|
|Gakuto Kajiwara||Asta (Black Clover)|
|Reiji Kawashima||Fushi (To Your Eternity)|
|Asami Seto||Chihaya Ayase (Chihayafuru)|
|Kaito Ishikawa||Tobio Kageyama (Haikyu!!)|
|Rina Hidaka||Filo (Rising of The Shield Hero)|
Along with these, certain staff members of few shows will also be making an appearance at the event.
|Ayataka Tanemura||Director||Black Clover|
|Takeshi Takadera||Sound Director||Laid Back Camp|
The English meet & greet event will have the following voice actors:
|Voice Actor||Other Works|
|Bryce Papenbrook||Eren Yeager (Attack on Titan)|
|Cherami Leigh||Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)|
|Zeno Robinson||Hawks (My Hero Academia)|
What good is an anime Expo without some opening theme music?! So Crunchyroll has some of your favorite bands lined up for the event!
|Burnout Syndromes||Haikyuu!! (Opening Themes)|
|Seven Billion Dots||Boruto (Opening Theme 13)|
|Magic of Life||Yowamushi Pedal (Opening Theme)|
|Rhythmic Toy World||Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line (Opening Theme)|
All of this is giving me major goosebumps, and now that Crunchyroll made it a virtual event, anime fans from all over the world can attend it this year.
I really can’t wait for it to start!