Crunchyroll Hosts Chainsaw Man English Dub Premiere, One Piece Film Red Panel At 2022 New York Comic Con

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Crunchyroll will be hosting a slate of exclusive English dub anime premieres, promotional booths, and panels at this year’s New York Comic Con, taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from October 6-9, 2022. 

NYCC attendees will have the chance to see the U.S. English dub premiere of the highly anticipated Chainsaw Man anime series, based on the hit manga by Tatsuki Fujimoto. Crunchyroll will also host a special Q&A with the English dub cast, moderated by Mike McFarland

Additionally, Crunchyroll will also host a My Hero Academia panel featuring Justin Briner, the English voice of Deku,  who will join as a panelist, along with some other unannounced guests. Lauren Moore will be hosting this panel. The company will also host its own industry panel.

Another anticipated panel Crunchyroll will host is for One Piece Film Red. Before the film debuts in North American cinemas on November 4, 2022, the panel will host members of both the English and Japanese staff. The panelists will include executive producer Shinji Shimizu, director Gorou Taniguchi (ESTAB LIFE: GREAT ESCAPE), and voice actors Colleen Clinkenbeard, Christopher R. Sabat, Luci Christian, Sonny Strait, and Ian Sinclair. Crunchyroll managing editor Kyle Cardine will serve as moderator. 

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On NYCC’s show floor, attendees can visit two unique Crunchyroll booths. The first booth is themed around “Movies in the City” and will exhibit a Tokyo skyline. A photo op area will be added, designed to be a replica of the Forger family’s apartment from Spy x Family anime series. 

The second booth will host two photo ops for One Piece and Chainsaw Man where main characters Denji, Makima, Aki, Power, and Pochita will be gathered next to a unique chainsaw sculpture art installation. 

Attendees will also be able to see My Hero Academia character monuments depicting fan favorite moments displayed throughout the weekend in various locations. 

Here are the full dates and times of Crunchyroll’s New York Comic Con 2022 panel lineup:


CRUNCHYROLL INDUSTRY PANEL

Friday, October 7 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Room 405


CHAINSAW MAN DUB CAST PANEL AND US PREMIERE

Friday, October 7 | 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM ET

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Empire Stage

  • • Panelists: TBA
  • • Moderator: Mike McFarland

ONE PIECE FILM RED CAST & CREW PANEL 

Saturday, October 8 | 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM ET

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Empire Stage

  • • Panelists: Shinji Shimizu (Executive Producer), Goro Taniguchi (Director), Colleen Clinkenbeard (English voice of Luffy), Christopher R. Sabat (English voice of Zoro), Luci Christian (English voice of Nami), Sonny Strait (English voice of Usopp), and Ian Sinclair (English voice of Brook).
  • • Moderator: Kyle Cardine

MY HERO ACADEMIA PANEL 

Saturday, October 8 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Empire Stage

  • • Panelists: Justin Briner (Deku) and more TBA
  • • Moderator: Lauren Moore

Source: press release 

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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