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Crunchyroll Expo Hosts The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime's Voice Actors

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Asami Seto, Kaito Ishikawa, Rina Hidaka attend August event

Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that this year's Virtual Crunchyroll Expo event will host the following voice actors from The Rising of The Shield Hero:

Asami Seto (Raphtalia in The Rising of The Shield Hero, Chihaya Ayase in Chihayafuru, Mai Sakurajima in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)

Kaito Ishikawa (Naofumi Iwatani in The Rising of The Shield Hero, Sakuta Azusagawa in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, Ledo in Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Rina Hidaka (Filo in in The Rising of The Shield Hero, Ririchiyo Shirakiin in Inu X Boku Secret Service, Nagisa Akatsuki in Strike the Blood)

The event will also host the following Japanese rockbands: Burnout Syndromes (Haikyu!!, Dr. Stone), Seven Billion Dots (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Granblue Fantasy: The Animation), Magic of Life (Yowamushi Pedal, Joker Game), and Rhythmic Toy World (Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line).

The event will host voice actors Bryce Papenbrook (Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer, Sword Art Online) and Zeno Robinson (My Hero Academia, Fire Force, Re:Zero).

The event will host a preview of the first 15 minutes of the upcoming original video anime (OVA) for TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You titled Tonikaku Kawaii ~SNS~.

Crunchyroll announced on March 12 that this year's Crunchyroll Expo convention will be a free virtual event from August 5-7 in order to emphasize the health of attendees, staff, exhibitors, and guests.

Customers who rolled over their tickets from Crunchyroll Expo 2020 can roll them over again for next year's in-person event, regardless of if prices change, or can request a full refund.

This year's physical Crunchyroll Expo was scheduled take place on August 6-8 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.

Crunchyroll announced in June 2020 that it canceled the 2020 physical Crunchyroll Expo due to the nature of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and in order to emphasize the health of attendees, staff, exhibitors, and guests. The convention moved to an online format in September 2020 with guest panels, interactive events, special announcements, and other content.

Source: Email correspondence


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