Crunchyroll Expo Hosts Mob Psycho 100 Anime's Voice Actor Setsuo Ito, Director Yuzuru Tachikawa
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Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will host the Mob Psycho 100 anime's voice actor Setsuo Ito (voice of Mob; seen right), director Yuzuru Tachikawa, and character designer Yoshimichi Kameda at the Crunchyroll Expo event this year.
Ito's other anime roles include Anime-Gataris' Kai Musashikai and Pupipō!'s Ryōhei Ameyama. Tachikawa has also directed the Death Billiards, Death Parade, and Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer anime. Kameda has designed characters for other anime such as Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima and Paroru no Miraijima.
The anime's first season premiered in Japan in July 2016, and the second season premiered this past January. Crunchyroll streamed both series as they aired in Japan. Funimation streamed English dubs for the anime and released the first series on home video. The first series joined Adult Swim's Toonami programming block in October. The Mob Psycho 100 REIGEN: The Miraculous Unknown Psychic event anime debuted in March 2018, and Crunchyroll streamed it.
In addition, Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will host music producers Teddyloid and HEAVYGRINDER as part of its kick-off party for the Crunchyroll Expo event on August 29.
Teddyloid began his career as sound producer and DJ for musician MIYAVI. He collaborated with m-flo's Taku Takahashi to compose the soundtrack for Gainax's Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt. He produced the music for the third Japan Animator Expo short "ME!ME!ME!" He also composed and produced the ending theme song "Pipo Password" for Trigger's Space Patrol Luluco shorts, which featured vocals by Bonjour Suzuki. He also composed two theme songs for the 18if anime. Most recently, Teddyloid is serving as the sound producer on XFLAG's ongoing Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators anime.
Crunchyroll Expo will take place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California from August 30 through September 1. The convention will also host horror manga artist Junji Ito and voice actress Yuu Asakawa.