Virtual Crunchyroll Expo Announces First Wave of Guests and Programming!

Today, the first round of guests and programming for Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 has arrived to include a premiere preview of TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You OVA, new as well as returning guests, and exclusive merch!

V-CRX attendees will be able to hear from English voice actor, Cherami Leigh (previously voiced Asuna Yuuki in “Sword Art Online,” Minako Aino/Sailor Venus in “Sailor Moon,” and Lucy Heartfilia in “Fairy Tail”).

Japanese vegetable carver, Okitsugu Kado, will return to showcase his talent of carving anime characters from vegetables.

Cosplayer Vampy Bit Me and content creator Mario Bueno will be back this year to co-host Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, an international cosplay competition that will take place during V-CRX.

Fans can pre-order an exclusive commemorative t-shirt to wear during V-CRX this year. It will be available for pre-order until June 30 on the Crunchyroll Store here.

Registration for V-CRX is open at The global anime community is encouraged to sign up for a free pass for this year’s event to catch all the action, announcements, guest panels, and more.


Virtual Crunchyroll Expo brings together the global anime community to celebrate the best and brightest in Japanese animation. The event will be streaming from August 5-7 only on