Anime expos have become really popular in recent times. They provide the best stage for revealing upcoming additions to the industry, and as such, Crunchyroll is hosting its own expo in August. Crunchyroll, the Sony owned company, is the largest anime streaming service right now, so it’s fair to expect spectacular announcements at the event.
The event will take place from August 5-7 at San Jose Mcenery Convention Center, California. You can get your tickets at the official expo site. Furthermore, the Crunchyroll website revealed some of the panels to be featured. Staff from studios like Bones, MAPPA, and Pine Jam are confirmed to join the event. We’ll take a look at all the updates below.
Crunchyroll panel details: Chainsaw Man, Bungou Stray Dogs & more!
Full schedule details have been revealed at the official site. They include the following;
Crunchyroll Expo 2022:
★ Bungo Stray Dogs Season-4
New info reveal on August 5
★ Chainsawman Anime
New info reveal on August 7 pic.twitter.com/qcH88Po7do
— Shonenleaks (@shonenleaks) July 20, 2022
- Studio Bones Bungo Stray Dogs panel – The celebrated studio has definitely been on a role with so many announcements like My Hero Academia season 6 and Mob Psycho 100 III. It’s going to join the Crunchyroll Expo to give us a first look at the supernatural detective anime Bungou Stray Dogs’ fourth season. The panel will be joined by BONES president Masahiko Minami, and Producer Chiaki Kurakane. Upcoming news, updates, and most likely a first trailer for the season will be revealed.
- Studio MAPPA Chainsaw Man panel – With Part 2 of the Chainsaw Man manga just being released, the series has been trending continuously. MAPPA will give an upcoming look at the anime series, along with a new trailer. A definite release date for the anime is also speculated to be revealed as well, which will most likely be October.
- Studio Pine Jam Do It Yourself!! Premiere panel – A visual promo for the first episode of the anime will be showcased. The series is set for a Crunchyroll Fall line-up 2022 release.
- Studio Bones already confirmed details to be revealed about Mob Psycho 100 III.
- Blue Lock
- TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You ~Uniform~
- In/Spectre Season 2
Many vtubers, and voice actors are also going to join the Expo. This includes appearances from Bokobokobo, Zecretaries!, Anya Melfissa, as well as paid signings from Adam McArthur, Anne Yatco, Cris George, Kaiji Tang, Megan Shipman, Natalie Van Sistine, and Zeno Robinson.
Giveaways and special announcement featurettes are also going to take place.
It is evident that many new trailers will be revealed. Among the most likely cases include Bungou Stray Dogs, Chainsaw Man, and Mob Psycho 100 III. The studios might also drop hints relating to Jujutsu Kaisen, My Hero Academia, and other works as well.
Announcements relating to upcoming projects like Kaiju No. 8, and Black Clover Movie could also take place. Two weeks still remain for the Crunchyroll Expo, so we can expect more details to be revealed in the upcoming days.