Crunchyroll announced the world premiere for Dr. STONE at Anime Expo 2019 alongside the official anime website’s announcement yesterday. Attendees will get to watch the first episode on Thursday, July 4th at 12:00 PM. Special guests at the panel include anime producer Shusuke Katagiri and Weekly SHONEN JUMP editor Hiroyuki Honda. Following the premiere, fans will have the opportunity for a Q&A.
Anime Expo 2019 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center between July 4 and 7. Main Events Hall B will host the Dr. STONE world premiere.
Crunchyroll describes the show as:
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens.
Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing…
Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!