Crunchyroll has announced One Piece [Franky] & JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure [Dio Brando] voice actor Patrick Seitz as a featured guest in their upcoming Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2020 (V-CRX).
Voice actor/director Patrick Seitz, who many gaming fans will recognize as the voice of Scorpion in Mortal Kombat X and Fenrich in Disgaea 4 is officially confirmed for V-CRX this September 4-6, 2020! Virtual Crunchy Roll Expo 2020 (V-CRX) promises to bring the traditional convention experience home to anime fans similar to the recent FunimationCon 2020.
That means the classical convention experience fully loaded with panel discussions (Noblesse), exclusive premieres (“GIBIATE” Episode 9), and an exclusive virtual tour of the Studio MAPPA art gallery. You can register for completely free ‘admission over at this link.
The Natural Aristocrat® interviewed Patrick Seitz and fellow One Piece voice actor Colleen Clinkenbeard [Luffy] at last year’s New York Comic Con on film, One Piece: Stampede. Check out the in-depth interview, including the craziest things fans have asked them to sign over the years below.
Other announcements for Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2020
– V-CRX attendees will have the chance to hear from the individuals behind Crunchyroll Originals including Masahiko Komino, the director and character designer of “GIBIATE” (also the animator for “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”); Soma Saito, the voice actor (previously Tadashi Yamaguchi in “Haikyu!!); and Yoshikatsu Kimura, the director, (previously directed “Karate Girl”) of “EX-ARM”; and Jeho Son, the writer, and Kwangsu Lee, the artist for “Noblesse.”
– The next wave of guests, panels, and programming for this year’s Virtual Crunchyroll Expo has arrived to include a panel with Yongje Park, creator of “The God of High School”, discussions featuring the creative talent behind the upcoming Crunchyroll Original series “Noblesse,” an exclusive virtual tour of the Studio MAPPA art gallery, and the world premiere of “GIBIATE” episode 9.
– The V-CRX Gallery Tour Featuring Studio MAPPA will include behind-the-scenes artwork from popular series including “The God of High School” and will also include video messages from artists and creators.
– V-CRX also announced Arthell Isom, CEO of D’ART Shtajio and Roland Kelts, author of “JAPANAMERICA,” for a discussion on race in anime, voice actor Patrick Saitz, (Franky in “One Piece,” Germany in the Hetalia Series, and Dio Brando in “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”) and Tsukara Kiryu, the light novel illustrator of “So I’m a Spider, So What?” who will be joining the previously announced author of the light novel Okina Baba.
– Crunchyroll announced two remaining judges, Rock M. Sakura (@RockMSakura) & Kamui Cosplay (@KamuiCosplay), for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, which will be a celebration of fan-created costumes from anime and anime-inspired series. The Cosplay Cup will take place Saturday, September 5.
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