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Posted 11/13/17 , edited 11/16/17

Get hyped for the final stop on Crunchyroll’s 2017 convention tour -- the debut of Anime NYC!

The Crunchyroll team is heading back to New York, NY this weekend and we’re bringing along a power-packed line up of panels, exclusive merchandise, and of course, free swag!

. . . But that’s not all ~

We’ve also teamed up with Anime NYC to provide all of our Crunchyroll Premium Members with some pretty awesome perks. So be sure to grab your Crunchyroll Premium Member badge to unlock:

⭐️ Early access to the exhibit hall
⭐️ Premium seating at select panels on the Main Stage
⭐️ An extra chance to score tickets to Kyle McCarley and Chris Niosi’s autograph session at 10:30AM on Sunday
⭐️ $5 off a purchase of $30 or more at the Anime NYC Store
⭐️ $5 off a purchase of $30 or more at the Crunchyroll Booth Store

More information on the Premium Member perks and how to pick up your Crunchyroll Premium Member badge can be found on the Anime NYC website.

And while we’re on the topic of Premium Member perks, the premium bags are back! Premium Members can pick up their bag at the Crunchyroll booth (#516). There will be 5 different designs to choose from -- Yuri!!! On ICE, Boruto, Dragon Ball Super, The Ancient Magus’ Bride, and Kabaneri.

Just remember, supplies are limited. So we recommend stopping by early to claim the bag you want.

Not a Crunchyroll Premium Member yet? No problem! Sign up for a free trial at the Crunchyroll booth (#516) and you’ll still get a free bag -- plus access to all the other perks mentioned above.

Limit one bag per Premium Member account.

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Want to keep up to date on all things Crunchyroll? Maybe even win some free stuff? Then don’t miss out on the array of panels and special events that we’ve got planned for this year! Details can be found below.

Friday, November 17th
5:00PM to 5:45PM: Crunchyroll Industry Panel in Panel Room 1

Saturday, November 18th
4:15PM to 5:00PM: Mob Psycho 100: Meet the Stars Panel on the Main Stage

Sunday, November 19th
10:30AM to 11:30AM: Mob Psycho 100 Autograph Session in the Autograph Room
2:00PM to 2:45PM: Crunchyroll Simulcast Preview Panel in Panel Room 1

The Crunchyroll booth (#516) will be giving away 3 different Black Clover pins throughout the weekend. A new pin will be released each day of the convention, so check out the schedule below to join the ranks of your favorite squad:

⭐️ FRIDAY - Silver Eagle
⭐️ SATURDAY - Black Bull
⭐️ SUNDAY - Crimson Lion

A 4th Black Clover pin, featuring the Golden Dawn insignia, will be given out at the Funimation Industry Panel on Saturday at 3pm in Panel Room 1!

One lucky attendee at Anime NYC will win a Black Clover manga prize pack! To enter, simply take a photo with the cast of Black Clover at the Crunchyroll booth (#516) and tweet it with the hashtag #BlackCloverNYC.

* For the Official Rules, please go to

Crunchyroll also worked with Anime NYC to create an exclusive poster featuring Crunchyroll Hime taking on the Big Apple! The poster will only be sold at the Anime NYC store, so be sure to grab yours before they run out.

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Here’s a sneak preview of the awesome merch we’ll be selling at the Crunchyroll booth (#516) this year! From Mob Psycho 100 to My Hero Academia, you won't want to miss these!

Plus, the Crunchyroll Store is offering some very special deals for attendees at Anime NYC!

Anyone who spends $30 or more at the Crunchyroll Store will receive a free Black Clover key chain with their purchase (while supplies last).

Also, hidden amongst the Mystery Bundles and Mystery Premium Bundles are FIVE Golden Tickets. If you are one of the lucky few to find a Golden Ticket in your Mystery Bundle, be sure to come back to the Crunchyroll booth (#516) to redeem it for a MEGA fantastic prize worth $100.

Premium Members who stop by the Crunchyroll Store will also receive $5 off any purchase of $30 or more.

Bananya Blue Tee - $20
Mob Psycho 100 Glow Ink Tee - $20
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Red Foil Tee - $20
Berserk Hoodie - $40

Crunchyroll Naruto Dorbz - $15
Yuri Plisetsky Figure - $20
My Hero Academia All Might Pop! - $10
My Hero Academia Katsuki Pop! - $10
My Hero Academia Tenya Pop! - $10
My Hero Academia Ochako Pop! - $10
Victor Nikiforov Nendoroid - Yuri!!! On ICE - $50
Yuri Katsuki Nendoroid - Yuri!!! On ICE - $50

Bananya Plush - $15
Tabby Bananya Plush - $15
Bananyako Bananya Plush - $15
Black Bananya Plush - $15
Baby Bananya Plush - 15

Bananya Lanyard - $10
Crunchyroll Black Pin - $5
Re:ZERO Emilia Key Chain - $5
Bananya Button Set - $10
Yuri!!! On Ice Sticker Pack - $10
Re:ZERO Button Set - $10
Yuri!!! On Ice Rubber Straps - $25
Hime Throw Blanket - $25
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Wall Scroll - $25

Crunchyroll Mystery Bundle - $60
Crunchyroll Mystery Premium Bundle - $100
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Posted 11/13/17 , edited 11/14/17
Enjoy New Yorkers!
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Posted 11/14/17 , edited 11/14/17
Darn. Participation in nanowrimo = zero time to make trip to Jacob Javits.
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Posted 11/16/17 , edited 11/16/17
why i always live in the wrong country?
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O / castle in the sky...
Posted 11/16/17 , edited 11/17/17
It's gonna be sweet!
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Posted 11/18/17 , edited 11/18/17
I really enjoyed Anime NYC (Friday). Hoping you folks do it again next year as well.
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Posted 11/18/17 , edited 11/19/17
I went to both Friday and Saturday and it was great. The host during the masquerade event after a few good seconds of suspense, at the end of the event said that they will see us next year so that is pretty official.
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Posted 11/19/17 , edited 11/20/17
In terms of announcing things, convention panels are oficially dead.
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Posted 11/20/17 , edited 11/21/17
AnimeNYC was super fun — thanks Crunchyroll for hosting!

There were a few moments I wanted to capture for posterity (such as the story of #2 below which will go in a frame with the signed poster), so while I was reminiscing I figured I'd share some of them. Top 10 countdown.

#10 – All the cosplayers who worked so hard to make the weekend special. Well done!

#9 – Depleting Bandai Visual's CD stock first day, first hour. Priorities!

#8 – Yuri and Viktor Nendoroids - yeah!

#7 – Spotting an Archer F/SN cosplayer far more handsome than the original.

#6 – The Friday night panel "Anime Sports for the Fujoshi". Just fun! Enough said.

#5 – The happy energy of Sokichi Shimooka, Idolish7 Project's Executive Producer. He has that idol sparkle.

#4 – The welcome video the Idolish7 voice actors recorded, which was presented to the audience before the viewing/panel started. Adorable! ♥

#3 – Naruyoshi Kikuchi's Gundam Thunderbolt jam session. Outstanding performances by Ai Kuwabara (piano) and Akira Yamada (drums)!

#2 – Autograph session with Kaz Haruna, producer for Infini-T Force. His assistant asked which character was my favorite. Without hesitation, I pointed to Damian Gray. Haruna-san seemed surprised and asked if I actually watched the show - "Yes, every week! I love Damian Gray's voice actor Daisuke Hirakawa." I then proceeded with my best impersonation of "Ta-ke-shi!"

#1 – Yoshi Sakamoto singing "The Dreaming Girl in Me" at the Gundam Thunderbolt concert. Her performance ended the weekend on such a sweet note.
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Posted 12/2/17 , edited 12/3/17
I missed out on attending the Anime Diva Night Hi-Touch Session. Did anyone attend it? When was it scheduled?
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