Anime streaming giant Crunchyroll is returning to New York Comic Con 2023 with lots of exclusive gifts for fans of One Piece, My Hero Academia, Dr. Stone, etc.
According to Crunchyroll, the San Francisco-based anime streaming service will attend this year’s New York Comic Con at the Javits Center. The event, which will be held from October 12 to 15, will feature various premieres from the world’s biggest anime series. My Hero Academia special screening will be shown at NYCC. One Piece fans will enjoy a new English dub episode and hear the voices from the English voice cast of the series’ most memorable villains. Dr. Stone Season 3, Season 2 will also premiere in the US ahead of its fall release.
Additionally, Crunchyroll will be showing episodes of A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special — including the exclusive premiere of Episode 3. The Crunchyroll Store will also be on the runway as booth location 1653. Booth retail will display more than 50 anime items, some of which are exclusives. Items include an Attack on Titan themed watch featuring Eren and Levi; a Chainsaw Man Pochita Otaku lamp; a new Funko Pop Trigun featuring Vash and Kuroneko; and the Sparkling Edition of Sailor Moon FiGPiN.
Comic Con attendees in New York will be able to use digital kiosks to snap anime-themed snapshots from series like One Piece, My Hero Academia, and Goblin Slayer II. At the second booth (#1643), Crunchyroll will be handing out Jujutsu Kaisen photo cards, posters for Solo Leveling and A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special, as well as temporary Hanako-kun tattoos after school. Anime fans can also join The Jujutsu Kaisen Experience to immerse themselves in Gege Akutami’s popular dark fantasy series.
Here is the complete list of Crunchyroll New York Comic Con.
DR. STONE SEASON 3 (PART 2) ANNOUNCED North America, presents CRUNCHYROLL
Thursday, October 12 | 2:45 p.m. ET
Javits Center – Main Stage
Be one of the first in North America to witness the return of Dr. STONE Season 3 with the first two episodes of Season 2 (episodes 12 & 13) at this exclusive event introduced by Aaron Dismuke, the English voice of Senku!
BUILDING THE WORLD AND MORE: FI & FANTASY SCIENCE AT HOLLYWOOD
Thursday, October 12 | 3:00 p.m. ET
Javits Center – Room 408
Hear from some of the most exciting creators, writers and producers in science fiction and fantasy about the state of these genres and their predictions for world-building. painting, literature, television and film. How science fiction and fantasy can break the mold, build immersive worlds, and grow the fan communities that bring these genres to the screen.
Moderator: Journalist Rosie Knight Panelist: Pres. by wattpad WEBTOON Studios Aron Levitz, Executive Editor of VIZ Originals for VIZ Media Fawn Lau and CEO from Crunchyroll
INDUSTRIAL SHEETS Crunchyroll
Friday, October 13 | 3:00 p.m. ET
Javits Center – Room 405
Hear about all of Crunchyroll’s latest and greatest upcoming anime right from the source!
Hosts: Lauren Moore and Tim Lyu of Crunchyroll
MY HERO Academia SPECIAL SCREENING EVENT
Friday, October 13 | 5pm ET
Javits Center – Empire Stage
Join Crunchyroll for a special English dub screening from My Hero Academia!
THE MAGIC OF THE BACK SHOULD BE EVOL 1-3 SPECIAL, BY Crunchyroll
Saturday, October 14 | 6:00 p.m. ET
Javits Center – Room 409
Be one of the first to watch A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special Episodes 1-3 at this exclusive premiere!
DUB VILLAINS ONE PIECE CONTROLLER
Saturday, October 14 | 6:30 p.m. ET
Javits Center – Main Stage
Join Crunchyroll and Toei Animation for an early One Piece dub episode premiere, followed by a Q&A with English voiceovers for some of One Piece’s most iconic villains.