Livestream shopping platform NTWRK and the Anime NYC Powered By Crunchyroll convention have announced that they are collaborating for an online version of the event on November 17-20, 2020. The online Anime NYC event will be available worldwide in the NTWRK app.
The event “will include exclusive interviews and presentations with the creators and companies at the forefront of Japanese pop culture together with opportunities to take home exclusive, pre-release, and original goods.” The announcement added, “Beyond exclusive entertainment and merchandise, expect offerings focused on cosplay, music, artists, and more.” Crunchyroll will be the title sponsor.
Organizers of the Anime NYC Powered By Crunchyroll convention announced in August 2020 that this year’s event is canceled due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The next convention is scheduled for November 19-21, 2021.
This year’s convention was scheduled for November 20-22, 2020 at the Javits Center in New York City.