Crunchyroll Expo has announced that it will host five cast and staff members from The Rising of The Shield Hero anime at at its upcoming convention.
The Rising of The Shield Hero opening theme song performers MADKID, Myne voice actress Sarah Emi Bridcutt, character designer Masahiro Suwa, music composer Kevin Penkin, and producer Junichiro Tamura will appear at the convention.
Event staff also announced that the convention will host the world premiere of the first episode of the Somali and the Forest Spirit anime on August 30, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. PDT.
Somali and the Forest Spirit will premiere in January 2020 after a delay from Fall 2019. Crunchyroll is co-producing the anime, and it will simulcast the series as it airs in Japan.