Crunchyroll has announced the first round of guest announcements for this year’s Crunchyroll Expo event. Guests include The Legend of Zelda manga author duo Akira Himekawa, and No Game, No Life anime director Atsuko Ishizuka.
In addition, the event will host director Atsushi Nishigori, character designer Masayoshi Tanaka, and producer Yūichi Fukushima from the DARLING in the FRANXX anime.
Crunchyroll Expo is also collaborating with GKIDS to screen 15 animated features at the festival, including Mary and The Witch’s Flower, Fireworks, Lu over the wall, and older films such as Napping Princess, and Patema Inverted. GKIDS and Crunchyroll will also screen several Studio Ghibli films.
Crunchyroll Expo will be taking place at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California from September 1-3, 2018.