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Crunchyroll Reveals An Exciting Line-Up And Premieres for 2021’s Virtual Expo

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.

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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.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 will premiere some of the most awaited shows of this year, like Restaurant from Another World 2 and Sakugan

The event will take place from August 5th-7th, 2021.

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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.

Crunchyroll Reveals an Exciting Line-Up & Premieres for 2021’s Virtual Expo
Fena Pirate Princess | Source: Crunchyroll

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 ActorOther Works
Junya Enoki Yuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Maaya UchidaCatarina Claes (My Next Life as a Villainess)
Sumire UesakaChisato Shirasagi (BanG Dream! )
Kanon AmaneMemempu (Sakugan)
Ayane Sakura Ochako Uraraka (My Hero Academia)
Azumi WakiNagisa Minase (Girlfriend, Girlfriend)
Nobunaga ShimazakiYuki Soma (Fruits Basket)
Wataru HatanoGajeel Redfox (Fairy Tail )
Junichi Suwabe Archer (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
Saori Ōnishi Hisako Arato (Food Wars!)
Gakuto KajiwaraAsta (Black Clover)
Reiji KawashimaFushi (To Your Eternity)
Asami SetoChihaya Ayase (Chihayafuru)
Kaito Ishikawa Tobio Kageyama (Haikyu!!)
Rina HidakaFilo (Rising of The Shield Hero)

Along with these, certain staff members of few shows will also be making an appearance at the event.

Staff PositionWorks
Takayuki FunahashiProducerSakugan
Ayataka TanemuraDirectorBlack Clover
Takeshi TakaderaSound DirectorLaid Back Camp

The English meet & greet event will have the following voice actors:

Voice ActorOther Works
Bryce PapenbrookEren Yeager (Attack on Titan)
Cherami LeighLucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)
Zeno RobinsonHawks (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 LifeYowamushi Pedal  (Opening Theme)
Rhythmic Toy WorldYowamushi 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!

Source: Crunchyroll Expo 2021 Official Website

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