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Crunchyroll Unveils NY Comic Con Lineup

The anime platform will premiere ‘One Piece’ and ‘Dr. Stone,’ bring new exclusive merch, and host a variety of panels; event runs October 12-15.   

Crunchyroll has just revealed their plans for New York Comic Con, coming to the Javits Center October 12-15, which includes a slate of panels on their newest series, activations, premiere screenings, and new exclusive merchandise.

Highlights include the special screening of My Hero Academia, and Crunchyroll and Toei Animation’s One Piece panel where fans can watch a new English dub episode and hear from the English voices behind some of the show’s most popular villains. In addition, Crunchyroll will screen the U.S. premiere of Dr. Stone Season 3, Part 2 and episodes of A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special, including an exclusive premiere of Episode 3.

Crunchyroll will have two booths this year. Booth #1653 will feature new exclusive Crunchyroll Store items:  Attack on Titan-themed watches featuring Eren and Levi; a Chainsaw Man Pochita Otaku Lamp; a new Trigun Funko Pop featuring Vash and Kuroneko; and a Sailor Moon Glitter Version FiGPiN. Additionally, attendees can visit the digital kiosks featuring One Piece, My Hero Academia, Goblin Slayer II and others.

The second booth, #1643, will have Jujutsu Kaisen photo cards, posters for both Solo Leveling and A Returner’s Magic Should be Special, and temporary After-school Hanako-kun tattoos. Attendees can also enter The Jujutsu Kaisen Experience, an immersive world of the dark fantasy series.

Crunchyroll’s full NYCC lineup:

Dr. Stone Season 3 (Part 2) North American Premiere, Presented by Crunchyroll

  • Thursday, October 12 | 2:45 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Main Stage
  • Be among the first in North America to see Dr. Stone Season 3's return with the first two episodes of its Part 2 (Episodes 12 & 13) at this exclusive event introduced by Aaron Dismuke, the English voice of Senku!

World Building and Beyond: Sci-Fi & Fantasy in Hollywood

  • Thursday, October 12 | 3:00 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Room 408
  • Hear from some of the most exciting creators, writers, and producers in sci-fi and fantasy about the state of these genres, and their predictions for world-building in comics, literature, TV, and film. How can sci-fi and fantasy break stereotypes, build immersive worlds, and grow fandoms bringing these genres to screens?
  • Moderator: Journalist Rosie Knight
  • Panelist: President of Wattpad WEBTOON Studios Aron Levitz, Executive Editor of VIZ Originals for VIZ Media Fawn Lau, and an executive from Crunchyroll.

Crunchyroll Industry Panel

  • Friday, October 13 | 3:00 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Room 405
  • Hear about all the latest and greatest anime coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source!
  • Host: Crunchyroll’s Lauren Moore and Tim Lyu

My Hero Academia Special Screening Event

  • Friday, October 13 | 5:00 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Empire Stage
  • Join Crunchyroll for a screening featuring special English dubbed content from My Hero Academia!

A Returner’s Magic Should be Special Premiere Episodes 1-3, Presented by Crunchyroll

  • Saturday, October 14 | 6:00 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Room 409
  • Be among the first to watch A Returner's Magic Should Be Special Episodes 1-3 at this exclusive premiere!

One Piece Dub Villains Panel

  • Saturday, October 14 | 6:30 PM ET
  • Javits Center – Main Stage
  • Join Crunchyroll and Toei Animation for an early One Piece dub episode premiere screening followed by Q&A with the English dubbed voices for some of One Piece’s most iconic villains.
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Whitney is a freelance writer focusing on VFX-driven fantasy film & TV as well as preschool animation.