Crunchyroll Expo 2017 is only a week away but the final batch of guests have been announced while the event schedule is now available online. The final batch of guests include Mugi Tanaka, Roland Kelts, Amica Kubo, Mica Burton, Hiroshi Yoshimura and Keita Iizuka.

Mugi Tanaka is an artist who is best known for creating PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!, which is being adapted into the upcoming anime series URAHARA. She has been creating original character illustrations for apparel shop PARK.

Amica Kubo is animation director whose first major project will be the television adaption of URAHARA.

Roland Kelts is an acclaimed journalist and author of the book Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S.  His work has appeared in major publications such as The New Yorker.

Mica Burton is a cosplayer and a member of the Rooster Teeth Productions team.

Hiroshi Yoshimura is game director and designer who has been with Bandai Namco since 2003. He has worked on Tales of Legendia and God Eaters along with the upcoming title, Code Vein.

Keita Iizuka is a game producer who has been with Bandai Namco since 2007, having mostly worked on mobile titles.

They will be joining acclaimed animator Butch Hartman, Mythbusters host Adam Savage, Olympian and Yuri!!! on Ice super fan Johnny Weir, illustrator Yoshitaka Amano, iconic animator Hiroshi Shimizu, One-Punch Man star Max Mittelman, and anime critic Gigguk just to name a few.

Fans could now make their plans of what they like to check out since the event listing is now available online.

As an added bonus, it has now been confirmed that Crunchyroll Expo and MAGWest will be collaborating together during the weekend. This means a pass for one event will allow fans to attend both of them.

Crunchyroll Expo 2017 will be from August 25 until August 27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. 8Bit/Digi will be there all weekend while tickets are now available for purchase.


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