Crunchyroll announced that the virtual version of its Crunchyroll Expo convention on September 4-6 will feature the following guests:
- Yongje Park, The God of High School series creator
- Masahiko Komino, Gibiate anime’s director and character designer
- Sōma Saitō, voice actor of Tadashi Yamaguchi in Haikyu!! anime
- Yoshikatsu Kimura, EX-ARM anime’s director
- Writer Jeho Son and artist Kwangsu Lee of Noblesse manwha
- Tsukasa Kiryu, So I’m a Spider, So What? light novel’s artist
As previously announced, the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo will feature:
- Cast members from Kanojo Okarishmasu including: Sora Amamiya (Chizuru Mizuhara), Aoi Yūki (Mami Nanami), Nao Tōyama (Ruka Sarashina), and Rie Takahashi (Sumi Sakurasawa).
- Staff of The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter including: director Kenta Onishi (Little Witch Academia key animator, My Roommate is a Cat episode director), line producer Yuki Yamada (Baby Steps, My Roommate is a Cat), and editor of light novel series and manga adaptation Satoshi Shoji
- Okina Baba, So I’m a Spider, So What? light novel’s author
Crunchyroll announced on June 3 that it canceled this year’s physical Crunchyroll Expo due to the nature of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and in order to emphasize the health of attendees, staff, exhibitors, and guests.
The next physical Crunchyroll Expo will take place on August 6-8, 2021 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Crunchyroll had announced in November that it was partnering with pop culture events organizer ReedPop to produce this year’s event at the same convention center from September 4-6.