Crunchyroll officially announced the identity of the mystery headliner for its Anime Expo concert as electronic music star and anime fan Porter Robinson. He will perform his full live show at the concert, which will be held at the Microsoft Theater on Friday, July 3 from 8PM-11PM. Hit the jump for more.
LOST IN ANIME is the first art book from Thomas Romain, a French Tokyo-based anime creator affiliated with Satelight inc. On the eve of his in-person appearance at Anime Expo (which includes a Q&A at the Crunchyroll booth), we present an exclusive look inside his gorgeous new book that celebrates the first decade of his career in the Japanese anime industry. Enjoy after the jump!
If you’re attending this week’s Anime Expo you can look forward to a special appearance by Keiji Inafune, who will be hosting a panel along with Studio 4ºC president Eiko Tanaka. The panel—which will have the two discussing anime and video games—is set for July 4 at 11:30am Pacific Time, with autograph sessions to be held throughout the weekend. Hit the jump for more.
Head’s up! Crunchyroll is bringing Miki Yoshikawa, creator of the Yamada-Kun and the Seven Witches manga, to Anime Expo 2015! Read on for all the details about her special guest appearance!
Entertainment business journal Variety has run a look at Anime Expo's attempts to position itself within the industry as a tradeshow for the connection between Japanese and American media. The piece also mentions that the LA event featuring a collaboration between idol group Momoiro Clover Z and rock band KISS will have July 1 MomoClo performance taped for broadcast on late night comedy/variety The Jimmy Kimmel show in August.
Crunchyroll's Anime Expo presence is shaping up to be its biggest yet, with a concert featuring New York-based chiptune rock band Anamanaguchi and a yet-to-be-announced mystery headliner! Hit the jump for the details!
Anime Expo announced this week that Naokatsu Tsuda, animation director at David Production, and director of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, will be a guest at the event and present the world premieres of the English versions of episodes 3 and 10 from season one of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure along with Joseph Joestar voice Ben Diskin. Also at the event will be an premiere of the first two dub episodes of Sailor Moon Crystal. More after the jump.
Anime Expo has announced that July's LA event will host Hiroyuki Imaishi and Yoh Yoshinari as guests. Together, they will present the premiere of Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, the sequel to the popular Anime Mirai short on Friday 7/3 from 5:45pm – 7:15pm. The premiere event will also include Q&A session afterwards. More after the jump.
Momoiro Clover Z and members of KISS are scheduled to perform at Anime Expo this July, according to Japanese press. Hit the jump for details.
An English dub is in the cards for the first three episodes of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS, and Crunchyroll has got the exclusive in the form of streaming video for all members and a special screening event to be held at Anime Expo. Read on for further information and cast info!
Anime Expo recently announced the addition of Keiji Inafune to the convention as a Guest of Honor. Known both for his work on Mega Man and more while at Capcom, as well as current projects like Mighty No. 9, Inafune will participate in a Q&A and autograph sessions. Read on for more.