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Crunchyroll heads up north for first-ever showing at FAN EXPO Canada


Tue, Aug 15th 2023 11:35 am

Canadian premieres for upcoming fall season include ‘The Rising of the Shield Hero’ season 3, ‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride’ season 2 part 2, ‘MF Ghost’

Press Release

Crunchyroll is making anime history in Canada! The global brand delivering the ultimate anime experiences for fans is taking a trip up north for its first-ever showing at FAN EXPO Canada. From Aug. 24-27, Crunchyroll will treat attendees at Canada’s biggest popular culture event of the year to thrilling premieres from the upcoming fall season, an announcement-packed panel and a massive interactive show floor experience.

FAN EXPO Canada badge holders can get a jump on the fall anime season with Canadian premieres for “The Rising of the Shield Hero” season 3, “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” season 2, “MF Ghost,” “I Shall Survive Using Potions!” and “Firefighter Daigo: Rescuer in Orange.” Fans can also partake in some anime and chill at the Crunchyroll Screening Room – which will feature “Attack on Titan” final season “The Final Chapters Special 1,” “Toilet Bound Hanako-Kun” and more!

On the show floor, Crunchyroll’s booth (South Building, CROLL01) invites fans who long for their own domain expansions to enter “The Jujutsu Kaisen Experience,” where fans will find themselves immersed in iconic moments from the hit dark fantasy series. Attendees can take picture-perfect moments with all-new digital photo ops featuring some of the most beloved anime, including “One Piece,” “My Hero Academia” and “Spy x Family.”

No convention is complete without swag! Crunchyroll members are invited to test their skills at the Premium Member Arcade to win exciting prizes. Everyone is welcome to take a bit of FAN EXPO Canada home with free swag. Crunchyroll is offering free drawstring bags, perfect for filling with Crunchyroll branded lanyards, “Jujutsu Kaisen” character cards, and posters for “Spy x Family,” “The Rising of the Shield Hero” and more! Fans can stop by the Crunchyroll industry panel for updates on all the anime coming to Crunchyroll and leave with a “Solo Leveling” postcard!

Check out the full FAN EXPO Canada line up where you can find Crunchyroll below, details to be updated on Crunchyroll News!

•“Crunchyroll Presents: The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Canadian Premiere”

Date TBD |Time TBD // Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

After defeating the Spirit Tortoise, Naofumi has no time for rest. An attack from the next Guardian Beast is imminent, but the three other Cardinal Heroes have gone missing. So, Naofumi and his party set out to search for the legendary trio. Join us for a continuation of the “Shield Hero World Tour” with an exclusive look at episodes 1 and 2 ahead of the newest season.

•“Crunchyroll Presents: MF Ghost Canadian Premiere”

Date TBD |Time TBD // Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

Street racing, internal combustion engines, and Eurobeat are back in this “Initial D” sequel! Kanata Rivington has arrived in Japan with two goals in mind: racing and finding his father. Join us for the first episode of “MF Ghost!”

•Crunchyroll industry panel // Date TBD |Time TBD

Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

Hear about all the latest and greatest anime coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source! Hosts: Crunchyroll’s Lauren Moore and Tim Lyu.

•“Crunchyroll Presents: The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Part 2 Canadian Premiere”

Date TBD |Time TBD // Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

More magical adventures await Elias, Chise, and all of her new friends at the College. Just how strong will Chise’s magic grow? Join us for an exclusive early screening of “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” season 2 part 2!

•“Crunchyroll Presents: I Shall Survive Using Potions! Canadian Premiere”

Date TBD |Time TBD // Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

If you could restart life in another world with superpowers, what would you pick? After a supernatural accident, Kaoru begins her new life with (what she thinks is) the ultimate cheat skill: the ability to create overpowered potions! Join us for the Canadian premiere for episode 1 of “I Shall Survive Using Potions!”

•“Crunchyroll Presents: Firefighter Daigo: Rescuer In Orange Canadian Premiere”

Date TBD |Time TBD // Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Location TBD

In the face of an impending crisis that threatens all of Japan, three ambitious, determined young individuals seek to join “Orange,” an elite firefighting rescue corps, in order to make a difference. Watch these young heroes band together in an early preview of “Firefighter Daigo: Rescuer in Orange”!

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