Crunchyroll’s Big Plans for Anime NYC


Crunchyroll is a central figure of Anime NYC and has been for a few years now. What is known as powering Anime NYC they are the life battery or backbone of the convention. Their position comes with weight to show out at the con and that’s just what they plan to do again for Anime NYC 2021.


-P.S. you can throw in some of Funimation’s weight as Crunchyroll’s boss.


Crunchyroll, the global anime brand, is heading to Anime NYC with a huge slate of activations, panels, premieres and more including a celebration of the 1000th episode of One Piece, a photo activation for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and the brand’s yearly industry panel just to name a few.


Crunchyroll Industry Panel

  •             Saturday, 11/20 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM, Panel Room 1 (1E09)

One Piece 1000th episode premiere & special presentation

  •             Saturday, 11/20 from 9:00 – 10:30 PM, Panel Room 1 (1E09)

The 1000th episode of One Piece is this Saturday night and we want to make it a special one for all of you here at Anime NYC!  Leading up to the 1000th episode of One Piece, our friends at Funimation, Toei Animation, and Youtube creator RogersBase will present episodes 998 & 999 with a variety of extra surprises like fan videos and more.  Before the 1000th episode premieres, there will also be a round of One Piece trivia and everyone who attends this event will receive an exclusive One Piece episode 1000 challenge coin!

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Crunchyroll Presents: ODDTAXI Dub Premiere

  • Sunday, 11/21 from 3 – 3:45 PM, Panel Room 3 (1E15)
  • Our friends at Funimation are also offering the following panels and presentations, with priority seating available upon request:


            Funimation Presents Attack on Titan Final

  •             Friday, November 19 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Main Stage (Hall 1D)


                        Funimation Presents My Hero Academia Official Live Concert

  • Friday, November 19 from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST, Main Stage

            Funimation Presents Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

  • Saturday, November 20 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Panel 4 – Dedicated Screening Room (1E16)
  • Experiences available at the Crunchyroll booth #426:
  • For our spoiler free review go HERE!


Blade Runner: Black Lotus
: Step inside Elle’s lotus and capture a futuristic, action-packed photo. The Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original series premieres November 13, with new episodes every Saturday on Crunchyroll and Adult Swim.

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One Piece: Snap a photo and become part of the Straw Hat legacy. Check back all weekend to see how the One Piece photo wall grows as more adventurers add themselves to the art piece.


CrunchyCast LIVE

  • Saturday, 11/20 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Panel Room 1
  • Join Tim Lyu, Cristal Marie and CurtRichy, the hosts of Crunchyroll’s official podcast, Crunchycast, as they talk and joke about all things anime. Watch previous episodes on!


Crunchyroll Presents: Orient Premiere

  • Saturday, 11/20 from 5:15 – 6:00 PM, Panel Room 3
  • From the creators of Magi, be the first to catch ORIENT, a brand new anime where Musashi confronts demons in Sengoku-period Japan!


Crunchyroll Presents: In the Land of Leadale Premiere

  • Friday, 11/19 from 7:15 – 8:00 PM, Panel Room 3
  • Get a first look at the fantasy isekai anime, In the Land of Leadale, coming to Crunchyroll January 2022.

Crunchyroll Presents: The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest

  • Friday, 11/19 from 6 – 6:45 PM, Panel Room 3
  • Get a look at the upcoming January 2022 anime, The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest!

Crunchyroll Presents: SAKUGAN World Premiere

  • Friday, 11/19 from 3:15 – 4:00 PM, Panel Room 5
  • Be among the first to get an early peek at Episode 8 of SAKUGAN! What adventures await the father-daughter duo of Gagumber and Memempu next? We really like this series and it’s a great break from the normal types of anime we’ve been getting lately.

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Crunchyroll Presents: Love of Kill Premiere

  • Sunday, 11/21 from 11:00 – 11:45 AM, Panel Room 2
  • What happens when two assassins fall for each other? Find out in this special sneak peak of the first episode of Love of Kill!

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