Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021

Crunchyroll reveals new Summer line-up and Virtual Crunchyroll Expo guests

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll revealed their summer line-up including a number of new shows coming to the platform as well as returning favourites. Also announced were three Japanese guests joining the the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo next month.

Battle Game in 5 Seconds

A battle of quick wit and power commences as a group of individuals battle every five seconds after meeting! Premieres this month.

Peach Boy Riverside

One princess aims to travel the world when one day she encounters a famous ogre-slaying warrior! Premieres this month.

Girlfriend, Girlfriend

From Hiroyuki, the creator of Aho-Girl, comes a story of a triangular relationship as one high schooler dates two girlfriends at the same time! Premieres this month.

TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy-

Shunned by a goddess by not being enough of a hero, one former high school student aims to survive in a new fantasy world! Premieres this month.

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Realizing his mysterious past, one orphan sets out to live a better life attending a prestigious academy for noble children.

Restaurant to Another World 2

There is a certain restaurant that looks completely normal through the week, but on Saturdays, it opens in secret exclusively to some very unique guests in various areas of a parallel world. Premieres this October.

SAKUGAN

This original anime follows a father and daughter on an epic journey that brings them face to face with danger in order to uncover the truth. Premieres this October.

The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window

In this horror mystery anime, bookstore employee Mikado has a fateful encounter with an exorcist named Hiyakawa and must help out with exorcism duties. Premieres this October.

The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat

When a great assassin is reborn in another world, he finds himself the heir to a long line of killers from the shadows. With both his modern-day knowledge and experience and the special magic and techniques of this new world, he could very well become the most unstoppable assassin in history! Premieres this October.

In the Land of Leadale

A leisurely adventure tale is about to begin, featuring a girl transported to a game world and the smiles and tears she shares with her quirky companions! Premieres January 2022.

Orient

This is a story about Musashi, a 15-year-old boy who lives in Japan during the Sengoku period where Japan is ruled by demons and Mushashi must try to confront these creatures with a certain special power!

Fena: Pirate Princess

After an orphan escapes to the high seas, she takes her place as captain of a pirate crew for a swashbuckling adventure! Fena: Pirate Princess is a Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original premiering this summer. Adult Swim will air the English dubbed series in North America and Crunchyroll will stream the subtitled series worldwide outside of Asia.

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S

Tohru, Kobayashi and all the dragon friends are back in all-new episodes of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S! Premieres this month.

My Next Life As a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X

All routes lead to another great season of Catarina Claes’ comedic adventures in love. Premieres July 3rd.

Drug Store in Another World – The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

One man sent to another world is going to make the best of his medicine crafting skills, and that’s the doctor’s orders! Premieres this month.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo guest list updates

Attending Virtual Crunchyroll Expo next month are three cast members for the second season of Restaurant to Another World: Junichi Suwabe, Saori Onishi and Sumire Uesaka.

Junichi Suwabe voices the Shopkeeper in the series and has also appeared in Jujutsu Kaisen as Ryomen Sukuna, as the perpetually tired Shota Aizawa in My Hero Academia, and Yuri Katsuki’s Russian coach Viktor Nikiforov in Yuri!!! on ICE.

Saori Onishi as the voice of Kuro has appeared as Ais Wallenstein in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, the Japanese thoroughbred race horse Mejiro McQueen in Umamusume: Pretty Derby and as the hitter Kanoka Amanai for the Hikari Pharmaceutical Red Rabbits in Haikyu!!.

Sumire Uesaka who voices Aletta and known as Hayase Nagatoro in Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro, as the Director of the Magic Tool Laboratory Suzanna Randall from My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X and as the mystic gem destroyer Kyoko Jingu in The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo is an online anime convention that runs August 5th-7th, 2021.

Source: Crunchyroll press release

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