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Crunchyroll Expo Announces Huge Guest List
Crunchyroll Expo Announces Huge Guest List

Crunchyroll Expo Announces Huge Guest List

Written by Ross Locksley on 09 Jul 2021



The latest slate of guests from the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo has been released, with voice actors and staff from the major anime series of the year, including JUJUTSU KAISEN, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X, SAKUGAN, Girfriend, Girlfriend and more.

From the Press Release:

From the smash-hit dark fantasy series “JUJUTSU KAISEN,” Virtual Crunchyroll will welcome Junya Enoki, the voice of Yuji Itadori (also known for his work as Pannacotta Fugo in “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind”, Nasa Yuzaki in “TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You”, Jack in “BEASTARS” and Senjuro Rengoku from “Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train” among many others). 

V-CRX will also welcome Maaya Uchida, voice of Catarina Claes from “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X” Uchida is also known for her roles as Melty Melromarc in “The Rising of the Shield Hero” and Norman from “The Promised Neverland.” On the panel for the show, Maaya will be joined by Sumire Uesaka, who plays the part of Susanna Randall.

“SAKUGAN” is an original anime following a father and daughter on an epic journey that brings them face to face with danger in order to uncover the truth. The series, which will stream the world premiere at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo and officially premieres on Crunchyroll this October, is bringing two guests to V-CRX: 

  • Kanon Amane, the voice of Memempu, the heroine of “SAKUGAN” (Amane was chosen for the role out of more than 1,400 applicants!)

  • Takayuki Funahashi, Producer

Streaming on Crunchyroll this summer, “Girlfriend, Girlfriend,” follows the story of a triangular relationship as one high schooler dates two girlfriends at the same time! Guests from the show include: 

  • Ayane Sakura, the voice of Saki Saki (also known for her work as Ochaco Uraraka in “My Hero Academia,” and Gabi Braun in “Attack on Titan” among many others.

  • Azumi Waki, the voice of Nagisa Minase (also known for her work as Hinata Tachibana in “Tokyo Revengers”)

  • Junya Enoki will also join the “Girlfriend, Girlfriend” panel to discuss his role as Naoya Mukai who is at the center of the love triangle. 

In the horror mystery anime “The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window,” bookstore employee Mikado has a fateful encounter with an exorcist named Hiyakawa and must help out with exorcism duties. The following cast will be attending V-CRX ahead of the series premiere in October: 

  • Nobunaga Shimazaki, voice of Kosuke Mikado (also known for his work in Black Clover as Yuno, Fruits Basket as Yuki Sohma and Free! as Haruka Nanase.

  • Wataru Hatano, voice of Rihito Hiyakawa (also known for his work in "My Hero Academia" as Causative)

V-CRX is also announcing that the DJ TeddyLoid will be the next musical guest, playing a special set at the halftime show for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup.

Finally, Virtual Crunchyroll Expo is on the lookout for the best pet cosplay! During the pre-show for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, V-CRX wants to feature the cutest and coolest pets in their most dashing cosplay. Submissions are currently being accepted on Twitter now using the hashtag #VCRX alongside your pet’s name, their character, and a photo of your furry friend in their best anime attire. 

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo brings together the global anime community to celebrate the best and brightest in Japanese animation. The event will be streaming free from August 5-7 only on expo.crunchyroll.com.

Enjoy the official "Extended Teaser" video:


Ross Locksley
About Ross Locksley

Ross founded the UK Anime Network waaay back in 1995 and works in and around the anime world in his spare time.


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