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Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021, an online, digital take on Crunchyroll’s flagship convention is officially open for Free Registration and Fan Submissions.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 will take place this August 5-7, with celebrity guest panels, exclusive world premieres, and newly announced merchandise. Registration for the aptly titled V-CRX 2021 is now open at It’s time to step back into ‘New Crunchy City’ with full access provided to the global anime community free of charge.

If a digital guest registers by April 30, they will receive exclusive backgrounds for desktop computers, mobile, and Zoom. They will also qualify for all future exclusive digital pre-show prize packs to come.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021

Art provided by Crunchyroll

V-CRX 2021 has also opened submissions for fan panels, entries for Crunchyroll-Hime’s Cosplay Cup, and Artists’ Alley! Fan panel submissions close on Friday, June 11, entries for the Cosplay Cup are due on Sunday, June 6, and submissions for Artists’ Alley are due on Friday, May 7.

Last year’s V-CRX 2020 virtual event saw AEW star Miro, Scorpion voice actor Patrick Seitz, and Final Fantasy Type-0 voice actress Minori Chihara among its featured guests.

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki also gave Crunchyroll an exclusive sit-down interview at V-CRX 2020 about the upcoming Shenmue anime.

You never know what of big announcements for Crunchyroll originals will arrive at V-CRX 2021. Especially as digital streams & chats become the primary means of convention interaction during the pandemic.

Looking for Anime Streams, Interviews, and News?

– Interested in more anime streaming news? Check out Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S to stream this fall!

– Crunchyroll and VRV Premium subscribers should take a look at this latest dub news featuring Tokyo Revengers for Spring!

– Be sure to watch our exclusive interview with Food Wars! voice actor Jay Hickman on Joichiro Yukihira!

My Hero Academia fans read our Kenny Omega Interview on My Hero Academia and Luci Christian Interview on My Hero Academia!

– Looking to watch Anime Shows and Anime Films Dubbed and don’t know which service carries what? Visit our Anime Dub Availability Master List (in-progress)! All paid services are ad-free.

– Speaking of Food Wars!, the English Dubbed Season 4 is now on streaming platforms! The Fourth Plate is out now on Blu-ray!

– Calling all Anime fans, check out more industry news in the Anime News section!

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