After months of speculation and anticipation, the first batch of Crunchyroll Expo 2017 guests have been revealed. The guest list currently includes Yoshitaka Amano, Hiroshi Shimizu, Gigguk, Max Mittelman, Ray Chase, Adam Croasdell, along with Chris Parson

Yoshitaka Amano is an artist and illustrator who is best known for creating iconic characters such Gatchaman, Tekkaman, along with Casshan.  His other notable works include his work on the Final Fantasy series and collaborating with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Dream Hunters. 

Hiroshi Shimizu is an animator who has worked on many iconic classics such as Princess Mononoke, FLCL, Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade and Porco Rosso. Other major projects he has worked on include Samurai Champloo and Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Max Mittelman is a voice actor who is best known as the voice of Saitama in the English version of One-Punch Man.  His other major roles include Kousei Arima in Your Lie in April, King in The Seven Deadly Sins, and Ryuji Sakamoto in Persona 5.

Ray Chase is a voice actor who is best known for his role as Noctis Lucis Caelum in Final Fantasy XV. His other major roles include Piccolo on Dragon Ball Super and Puri-Puri Prisoner on  One-Punch Man.

Adam Croasdell an actor who is well known for his role as Ignis Scientia in Final Fantasy XV. His other major roles include Captain Hook on Once Upon a Time and Baldur on Supernatural.

Chris Parson is a voice actor known for his role as Junkrat in Overwatch and Yusuf Tazim in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. 

Gigguk is a respected anime and manga critic. He also hosts a major YouTube channel of the same name that has about 727,673 subscribers.

Crunchyroll Expo 2017 will be from August 25 until August 27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. More guests will be unveiled in the weeks leading up to the event but tickets are now available for purchase.

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