A bunch of big name guests join the lineup of the August 5-7 virtual event
Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 is less than a month away on August 5-7, and another huge slate of guest announcements is here ahead of the festivities. The latest reveal includes special guests from the cast and staff of anime like JUJUTSU KAISEN, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X, SAKUGAN, Girlfriend, Girlfriend, and more, so read on for all the details.
The newest additions to the guest lineup include:
The voice of Yuji Itadori in JUJUTSU KAISEN, as well as Pannacotta Fugo in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, Nasa Yuzaki in TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You, Jack in BEASTARS, and Senjuro Rengoku from Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, among many others.
The voice of Catarina Claes in My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X, as well as Melty Melromarc in The Rising of the Shield Hero and Norman from THE PROMISED NEVERLAND. Maaya will be joined on the panel by Sumire Uesaka, who voices Susanna Randall in the Villainess anime.
From the original SAKUGAN anime—which will have its world premiere streamed at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo—comes Kamon Amane, the voice of heroine Memempu. Amane was chosen for the role out of over 1,400 applicants!
The producer of SAKUGAN will also be on hand!
The next trio of guests are all featured in this summer's Girlfriend, Girlfriend anime, starting with Ayane Sakura as the voice of Saki Saki. Other roles include Ochaco Uraraka in My Hero Academia and Gabi Braun in Attack on Titan, among many others.
The voice of Nagisa Minase in Girlfriend Girlfriend, as well as Hinata Tachibana in Tokyo Revengers.
Junya Enoki will also be on hand for Girlfriend, Girlfriend as the voice of Naoya Mukai, who is at the center of the anime's love triangle.
The first of two cast members from horror mystery anime The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window, Nobunaga Shimazaki voices bookstore employee Kosuke Mikado, who has a fateful encounter with an exorcist named Hiyakawa and must help out with exorcism duties.
The voice of Rihito Hiyakawa in The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window, as well as Causative in My Hero Academia and other roles.
As for musical guests, the next to be announced is DJ TeddyLoid, who will be playing a special set at the halftime show for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup.
Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup Wildcard Qualifier
The finalists for this year’s Cup have been determined—or have they? This special pre-show event will feature a group of dynamite cosplayers vying for the final spot in Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup. Don’t miss a potential Cinderella story in the making!
Finally, Virtual Crunchyroll Expo is on the lookout for the best pet cosplay! During the pre-show for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, V-CRX wants to feature the cutest and coolest pets in their most dashing cosplay. Submissions are currently being accepted on Twitter now using the hashtag #VCRX alongside your pet’s name, their character, and a photo of your furry friend in their best anime attire.
Virtual Crunchyroll Expo brings together the global anime community to celebrate the best and brightest in Japanese animation. The event will be streaming from August 5-7 only on expo.crunchyroll.com.