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Crunchyroll Expo: New Anime Movies and Series Announced

Summer convention season continued this past weekend with the return of Crunchyroll Expo to San Jose. At the event Crunchyroll held their traditional industry panel at which they announced a new slate of titles and updates for previously announced shows.

From August 11 until October Crunchyroll will be welcoming some of the best in anime movies to their catalogue every Thursday. Titles will include classics like Akira, Your Name and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and movie spin-offs like Fairy Tale, Psycho Pass and Free. Additionally, the recent smash hit Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be coming to Crunchyroll on September 21.

New and returning titles announced during the panel include:


Tower of God 2nd Season "The long-awaited second season of the celebrated anime series Tower of God, based on SIU’s WEBTOON webcomic, is headed to Crunchyroll. The sensationally beloved series of the same name originated on WEBTOON--the world’s largest digital comics platform home to 82 million monthly users--where it has over 4.8 billion views online, will also be debuting its first volume of the upcoming graphic novel edition from WEBTOON Unscrolled on November 22. Season two of the dark fantasy series will follow Bam as he continues his journey through the mysterious tower. A new recap trailer and key visual were also shared in anticipation of the upcoming anime sequel."




My One-Hit Kill Sister "Based on the web novel and manga Isekai One Turn Kill Nee-san: Ane Dо̄han no Isekai Seikatsu Hajimemashita, written by Konoe, the anime adaptation, entitled My One-Hit Kill Sister, is headed to Crunchyroll."

Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire  "Adapted from the light novel and manga written by Hayaken, the anime series from Studio Comet finds Inglis, who is reborn into a beautiful girl, now free from a king’s burden and is being raised by renowned knights and begins focusing on mastering the martial arts. A new trailer and key visual for Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire has debuted, and the series will arrive on Crunchyroll this January."




The Human Crazy University  "Coming this October, Crunchyroll will take audiences to The Human Crazy University, where Satake Hirofumi, an “Undeadman” on death row, is sent for the murder of his fiancée and who has survived many desperate situations. Truth of his immortal life will be revealed that will unveil a much bigger conspiracy, which was teased in a new trailer and key visual."


The Fruit of Evolution 2: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made " Hiiragi Seiichi’s new life of success continues in the world of swords and sorcery he was transported with the second season of The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made comes to Crunchyroll in January 2023. The anime adaptation from the studio Hotline, based on the light novel series written by Miku, revealed a new teaser trailer and key visual in celebration."



The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventure: Serving Gods Who Go Too Far " After being reincarnated as Cain von Silford, the third son of an aristocratic family, Shiina Kazuya finds himself in chaotic new beginnings when the gods grant him several divine blessings on his fifth birthday that could only be described as a little overkill. A teaser key visual was shared for The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventure: Serving Gods Who Go Too Far, which will make its way onto Crunchyroll in 2023."

The Reincarnation Of The Strongest Exorcist In Another World "The story of an unrivaled genius exorcist, Haruyoshi Kuga, begins as he seeks to find happiness in a new fantasy world he reincarnates himself into. Adapted from the light novel and manga series written by Kiichi Kosuzu, the new anime series from Studio Blanc has released a new teaser trailer and key visual, as it’s set to release on Crunchyroll this January."


Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon "What would you do if you couldn’t move or speak and were stuck in a dungeon, only to find out you’ve been turned into a vending machine? The anime series adaptation, Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon, based on the work by writer Hirukuma, comes to Crunchyroll to answer that question. Discover the world of Boxxo in the brand new teaser trailer."


Sugar Apple Fairy Tale "In a world unkind to fae folk, Anne Halford seeks to spark a friendship with her new fairy bodyguard, Chalie. Based on the light novel and manga series of the same name, written by Miri Mikawa, Sugar Apple Fairy Tale will be coming to Crunchyroll. A teaser trailer and key art were revealed that shows off the character designs for Chalie and Anne."

Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World Season 2  "The much anticipated sequel to Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World, from studio Silver Link, is coming to Crunchyroll. A Season 1 recap trailer was shared during the panel with the English dub actors along with a new teaser video."


I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss  "Arriving this fall to Crunchyroll, from Maho Film and directed by Kumiko Habara, the anime adaptation of I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss, based on the series written by Sarasa Nagase, follows Aileen Lauren Dautriche who recalls her previous life and discovers she’s in an otome game entitled, "Regalia of Saints, Demons, and Maidens," where she is the villainess who gets in the way of the main character’s romance. But Aileen, knowing the outcome of the game, has other plans for her fate. A new key visual and trailer were unveiled for this title. "

A new trailer and key-art was released for the previously announced The Tale Of Outcasts. A January release date was also revealed.

A new trailer was also released for the keenly anticipated new show Chainsaw Man., coming to Crunchyroll this October.