Crunchyroll has announced additional guests for the virtual version of its Crunchyroll Expo convention on September 4-6, 2020. The newly announced guests include:
- Junji Ito, Junji Ito’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu manga creator
- One Piece voice actors: Mayumi Tanaka (Monkey D. Luffy), Kazuya Nakai (Roronoa Zoro), Ikue Ōtani (Tony Tony Chopper), and Hiroaki Hirata (Vinsmoke Sanji)
- The Rising of The Shield Hero anime staff: series composition Keigo Koyanagi, character designer Masahiro Suwa, and producer Junichiro Tamura
- Grand Summoners game staff: producer Masayuki Yamaigishi (Yama-P), global lead Erik
- Kensuke Mita, producer of Naruto x Boruto Ninja Tribes
- Miho Tanino, Tower of God character designer
- Minori Chihara, voice actress of Yuki Nagato in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
- Teddyloid, musician
Crunchyroll announced on June 3, 2020 that it canceled this year’s physical Crunchyroll Expo due to the nature of COVID-19, and in order to emphasize the health of attendees, staff, exhibitors, and guests.
The next physical Crunchyroll Expo will take place on August 6-8, 2021 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.