Crunchyroll Reveals Panels and Premieres Schedule for Anime Expo 2024!

90-minute premiere of Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 3!

Crunchyroll reveals a program of more than 20 panels and premieres over the weekend of July 4-7 at Anime Expo 2024. Additionally, the Crunchyroll Industry Panel is something to look forward to. You can find more details about this and everything else below.

Crunchyroll Anime Expo 2024 Schedule

Thursday, July 4, 2024

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SENPAI IS AN OTOKONOKO EARLY PREMIERE
Thursday, July 4 | 10:00AM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Don’t miss an exclusive early premiere of the romantic comedy of the summer, Senpai is an Otokonoko! When Saki confesses to her crush, Makoto, he rejects her after revealing his secret to her. While unbothered by the secret, Saki perseveres and consults Makoto’s childhood friend Ryuji for advice, only for Ryuji to discover he might also have some feelings for his old friend…


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REVENGE OF THE BLERDS: BLACK LOVE OF ANIME
Thursday, July 4 | 11:30AM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Anime and African American culture have had a special relationship since it first hit American shores. Everything from hip-hop to fashion to Black-created film and television can see some influences from the likes of Dragon Ball, Naruto, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and just about every other anime under the sun. This panel brings together a wide range of Black anime superfans to talk about how the medium has influenced the culture at large and why the affinity is so strong and the love so deep.

● Panelists: The Anime Effect podcast’s LeAlec Murray; NFL Athlete from the New Orleans Saints Jamaal Williams, and more TBA

● Host: Kimberly Adams – Co-Host, the Marketplace podcast, “Make Me Smart


Rimuru and Milim

THAT TIME THERE WAS A LOT OF ISEKAI ANIME ON CRUNCHYROLL
Thursday, July 4 | 1:00PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

For all the isekai lovers, Crunchyroll is bringing you plenty of action-packed, overpowered isekai this year! Join us for a discussion with staff from both the manga and anime production of some of the hottest isekai titles this year—including That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability, and Wistoria: Wand and Sword. Let’s dive into the creative process behind creating exciting adventures in other worlds!


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CRUNCHYROLL X LOGIC AT ANIME EXPO PANEL
Thursday, July 4 | 2:45PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Join Crunchyroll as we host a fireside chat with GRAMMY-nominated rapper and songwriter Logic about his love of anime and how the medium has inspired his music.

● Panelists: Logic

● Host: Curt Richy


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TRIGUN STAMPEDE PANEL, PRESENTED BY CRUNCHYROLL AND ORANGE
Thursday, July 4 | 4:00PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Join Crunchyroll for an exclusive panel featuring the creative minds behind TRIGUN STAMPEDE. Producers Yoshihiro Watanabe and Katsuhiro Takei will give an in-depth look back at the thrilling first season and an exciting sneak peek at what’s in store for the future. Attendees are encouraged to come in their best TRIGUN STAMPEDE cosplay for a chance to win merchandise!

● Panelists: Producers Yoshihiro Watanabe and Katsuhiro Takei

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu


Witch Hat Atelier

WITCH HAT ATELIER PANEL
Thursday, July 4 | 5:30PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Join us for an enchanting journey into the world of Witch Hat Atelier with manga author Kamome Shirahama and special guests from the anime production staff! They’ll be unveiling the latest information about the upcoming anime adaptation, as well as behind-the-scenes creations.

● Panelists: Author Kamome Shirahama and Production Staff

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu


To Be Hero X

TO BE HERO X SPECIAL PREMIERE
Thursday, July 4 | 6:45PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Be among the first to get an early sneak peek at the upcoming project between Aniplex and bilibili, featuring director Li Haolin at the helm of the series. You won’t want to miss the fantastic explosion of color, slick animation, and style!

● Panelists: Director Li Haolin

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu


Solo Leveling Episode 12

WEBTOONS TO ANIME
Thursday, July 4 | 6:45PM PT
LA Convention Center – 404AB

With the success of Solo Leveling, more webtoons than ever are being adapted as anime. See what’s hot and what’s next with Takaya Yamaguchi (Head of Anime Production, Crunchyroll), Ernest Woo (Chief Strategy Officer, Tappytoon), Won Young Seo, (Editor, Ize Press), and Deb Aoki (Mangasplaining).


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CRUNCHYROLL X KADOKAWA PRESENT SPECIAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 4 | 7:15PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Crunchyroll and Kadokawa team up to bring audiences an exciting presentation with some of the hottest anime episodes to Anime Expo! Don’t miss your chance to see new simulcast titles Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian and No Longer Allowed in Another World at the start of the season!

● Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian – Season 1, Episode 1

● No Longer Allowed in Another World – Season 1, Episode 1


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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERES WITH CRUNCHYROLL
Thursday, July 4 | 8:30PM PT
JW Marriott – Crunchyroll Stage

Don’t miss your chance to be the first to catch a sneak peek at Crunchyroll’s upcoming simulcasts! Catch these special screenings before they air!

● After-school Hanako-kun – Episode 5 World Premiere

● MF GHOST – Season 2, Episode 1

● Narenare -Cheer for You!- – Season 1, Episode 1

● Quality Assurance in Another World – Season 1, Episode 1

Friday, July 5, 2024

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ARIFURETA SEASON 3 PREMIERE + VOICE CAST TALK
Friday, July 5 | 10:00AM PT
JW Marriott – Platinum Ballroom

Be among the first to watch the premiere of Season 3 of Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest ahead of its Fall 2024 simulcast, and join special guest voice actors Toshinari Fukamachi (Hajime) and Yuuki Kuwahara (Yue) for an exclusive Q&A and early previews into Episodes 2-4!

● Panelists: Japanese voice of Hajime, Toshinari Fukamachi; Japanese voice of Yue, Yuuki Kuwahara

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Lauren Moore


Luffy one piece 25th anniversary banner

ONE PIECE – EGGHEAD ARC ENGLISH DUB PREMIERE
Friday, July 5 | 11:30AM PT
LA Convention Center – Main Events

Toei Animation and Crunchyroll present the English Dub premiere of Episodes 1090 and 1091 of One Piece! Be among the first to catch the Straw Hats’ arrival at the futuristic and mysterious Egghead Island.


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SOLO LEVELING PANEL
Friday, July 5 | 4:00PM PT
JW Marriott – Diamond Ballroom

Join Crunchyroll in a behind-the-scenes Solo Leveling panel with Taito Ban and Aleks Le, the Japanese and English voice actors for Sung Jinwoo, along with Atsushi Kaneko (A-1 Pictures Producer)! Don’t miss the chance to see some exclusive behind-the-scenes content and hear directly from our guests!

● Panelists: Producer Atsushi Kaneko; Japanese Voice of Jinwoo, Taito Ban; English Voice of Jinwoo, Aleks Le

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Chris Han


Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 3

EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE OF Re:ZERO SEASON 3 FT. YUSUKE KOBAYASHI
Friday, July 5 | 5:00PM PT
LA Convention Center – Main Events

Join Yusuke Kobayashi and special staff members to watch the first full-length (90 minutes!) episode of Re:Zero Season 3, ahead of its simulcast and exclusively on Crunchyroll in 2024.

● Panelist: Japanese Voice of Natsuki Subaru, Yusuke Kobayashi; Japanese Voice of Garfield Tinsel, Nobuhiko Okamoto; Director, Masahiro Shinohara; Character Designer, Haruka Sagawa; Kadokawa Producer, Sho Tanaka

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Lauren Moore


BOCCHI THE ROCK!

BOCCHI THE ROCK! PANEL WITH DIRECTOR KEIICHIRO SAITO AND YOSHINO AOYAMA
Friday, July 5 | 8:00PM PT
JW Marriott – Diamond Ballroom

Join Crunchyroll in a BOCCHI THE ROCK! panel with Director Keiichiro Saito and Yoshino Aoyama, Hitori Gotoh’s voice actor! Don’t miss the chance to hear some exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the award-winning slice of life music anime.

● Panelists: Director Keiichiro Saito; Japanese Voice of Hitori Gotoh, Yoshino Aoyama

● Host: The Anime Effect podcast’s Nicholas Friedman and LeAlec Murray

Saturday, July 6, 2024

OVERLORD: The Sacred Kingdom

CRUNCHYROLL PRESENTS KADOKAWA ANIME
Saturday, July 6 | 10:30AM PT
JW Marriott – Diamond Ballroom

Join Crunchyroll and Kadokawa for an exclusive and in-depth look behind some of Kadokawa’s hottest anime of the year! Including a sneak peek of OVERLORD: The Sacred Kingdom and featuring notable Japanese guests.

● Panelists: Voice Actor Yusuke Kobayashi; Various Special Guests

● Host: The Anime Effect podcast’s Nicholas Friedman and LeAlec Murray


Black Butler Public School Arc

BLACK BUTLER -PUBLIC SCHOOL ARC- PANEL
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00PM PT
JW Marriott – Diamond Ballroom

Join Crunchyroll in a behind-the-scenes Black Butler panel with Producer Yoshito Ito, Director Kenjiro Okada and voice of Sebastian Michaelis, Daisuke Ono! Hosted by CDawgVA, don’t miss the chance to see some exclusive behind-the-scenes content and hear directly from our guests!

● Panelists: Producer Yoshito Ito; Director Kenjiro Okada; Japanese Voice of Sebastian Michaelis, Daisuke Ono

● Host: CDawgVA


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Saturday, July 6 | 5:00PM PT
LA Convention Center – Petree Hall

Hear about all the latest and greatest anime and manga coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source!

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu and Lauren Moore


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TOWER OF GOD 2ND SEASON SPECIAL PREMIERE
Saturday, July 6 | 5:45PM PT
JW Marriott – Diamond Ballroom

The long-awaited second season of hit WEBTOON-turned-anime Tower of God has finally arrived! The treacherous journey to the top of the tower continues in this exclusive premiere of Episodes 1 & 2.


jujutsu kaisen key artJUJUTSU KAISEN PANEL, POWERED BY CRUNCHYROLL
Sunday, July 7 | 10:00AM PT
LA Convention Center – Main Events

Join Crunchyroll and special guests Junya Enoki (Japanese voice of Yuji Itadori), Shota Goshozono (Director of Season 2), and Keisuke Seshimo (Animation Lead Producer, MAPPA) in celebration of the mega-hit series -JUJUTSU KAISEN!

● Panelists: Japanese Voice of Yuji Itadori, Junya Enoki; Season 2 Director Shota Goshozono; Lead Animation Producer (MAPPA), Keisuke Seshimo;

● Host: Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu

Source: Crunchyroll

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