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    Wednesday May 27, 2020
  • Anime Expo Goes Online with Anime Expo Lite Livestream

    "Virtual Japanese Pop Culture Event" will be streamed on July 03 - 04, 2020

    Head's up, anime fans! Anime Expo Lite, a "Virtual Japanese Pop Culture Event", will be livestreamed on July 03 - 04, 2020, and the newly announced virtual convention will feature industry panels as well as an appearance by illustrator Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D, the Final Fantasy video game series). Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday March 16, 2020
  • Sakura-Con Cancels 2020 Event Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    Washington state event plans to be back for 2021

    As COVID-19 concerns grow, Washington's Sakura-Con is the latest event to shutter its doors for 2020. Get the details on the cancellation, and what's to come, after the jump.

  • Wednesday November 6, 2019
  • Jonathan Ross Talks JoJo, Devilman, and New Anime at MCM Comic Con

    The British TV presenter was on hand to introduce two Crunchyroll premieres

    Jonathan Ross appeared last month at MCM London Comic Con to introduce a pair of Crunchyroll exclusive premieres. Not only that, he stayed on to talk about his own anime fandom—his favorite shows, his cosplay experience, and how he'd warm up a new viewer to anime. Get a sample of the Q&A after the jump!

  • Saturday July 13, 2019
  • Thor Star Tadanobu Asano Appointed Ambassador to Tokyo Comic Con

    Asano recounts idolizing DC heroes as a kid despite being a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    At a press conference in Tokyo on July 11, 2019, actor Tadanobu Asano (Hogun in Thor: Ragnarok, Lord Kira in 47 Ronin) was appointed as official ambassador to Tokyo Comic Con 2019, an international extension of San Diego Comic Con that will be held on November 23 - 24, 2019, at the Makuhari Messe venue in Chiba, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday July 2, 2019
  • The Best Anime Expo 2019 Artist Alley Table Names, Ranked!

    It’s Anime Expo season again, so come get you some wacky and weird artist alley names!

    We bet you’re probably as excited for Anime Expo as we are, so what better way to countdown to AX weekend than with one of the longest-running convention traditions: the weird and wonderful Artist Alley booth names! Curious to see what names made out Top 30 list this year? Hit the jump to take a look! 

  • Thursday May 30, 2019
  • Why Local Anime Conventions Are So Necessary

    There's nothing better than sharing anime love with others!

    You don't need to fly a thousand miles to have fun at a convention, as there are often some in your town or the next town over. And going to them often ensures that you'll find new anime, manga and pals. Hit the jump to read about why they're so great!

  • Thursday May 23, 2019
  • Come See Crunchyroll at MCM London Comic Con!

    We're teaming up with All the Anime for prizes, premieres, and more!

    London calling! Crunchyroll is teaming up with All the Anime for a booth at MCM London Comic Con! Come get slime selfies, enter our Instagram contest for a chance at cool prizes, check out our stock of Hime goodies and anime DVDs, and join us for a free screening of the new Saga of Tanya the Evil movie. Get all the details after the jump!

  • Monday May 20, 2019
  • World Cosplay Summit 2019 Heads to Nagoya in July

    Teams from 40 countries will participate in cosplay championship events from July 27 - August 04, 2019

    The 17th annual World Cosplay Summit is heading to venues in Nagoya from July 27 - August 04, 2019, and this year's events include the World Cosplay Championship, the One Piece-themed Cosplay King Grand Prix, online photo and video contests, and more. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday April 17, 2019
  • Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair Returns in September of 2019

    Two day event is the largest anime and manga convention in West Japan

    Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, the largest manga / anime convention in West Japan, is returning for another round of festivities on September 21 - 22, 2019, and now the convention has released a short preview video highlighting what's in store for this year. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • Tsuburaya Pro Prepares to Launch Convention for Fans in 2019

    Ultraman and SSSS.GRIDMAN company promises a peek at their "new challenges"

    Tsuburaya Productions is preparing to unite with its fans via a new convention! The 2019 event promises to be a treat for fans of the company's work, and give a peek at what's to come in the near future. Find out more after the jump!

  • Monday November 12, 2018
  • Big Apple, Big Plans for Crunchyroll and VRV at Anime NYC!

    Anime NYC returns November 16-18, 2018

    New York, we are back and excited to end the year with Anime NYC November 16-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center! We’ve got a lot going on at the Crunchyroll booth, so much we needed to get a little bigger just to fit it all! Grab your friends and check out all of the cool stuff at booth # 721. Read on to get a sneak peek!

  • Saturday August 25, 2018
  • 17 Years' Worth of Cons, and I'm STILL Excited for Crunchyroll Expo

    Whether you're a wide-eyed first-time convention attendee or on the big stage, conventions are always magical

    When was your first convention? What are your fondest memories from a convention? Whether you're there for work or play, the feeling you get enjoying a con is unlike anything else. Gather 'round and hit the jump to hear some of Nate's convention experiences, and don't forget to share yours with us too!

  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • New Guests and Panels Announced for Crunchyroll Expo 2018!

    September 1-3 at the San Jose Convention Center

    Wow! Crunchyroll Expo 2018 is coming up fast! With only a few weeks left until the big show from Sept. 1-3 begins, it’s worth taking a moment to survey the latest big guests and panel announcements! Hit the jump for more Crunchyroll Expo info!