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It’s hard to believe that Crunchyroll Expo 2022 is officially behind us, but we’re still thinking about all the announcements that went down over the August 5-7 weekend in San Jose. If you missed anything, or if you just want to catch up with what went down at the Crunchyroll industry panel and elsewhere, we’ve got a handy roundup covering some of the key beats from the event.


Dig in below, and let us know what got you most excited in the comments!




If you were within shouting distance of Crunchyroll Expo 2022—both in person and online—you likely felt the reverberations of the biggest reveal of the industry panel. That’s right, Tower of God 2nd Season was announced along with a brand new key visual, making now the perfect time to catch up with the anime adaptation’s first season. Oh, and there might just be some kind of huge movies coming to Crunchyroll in the not-so-distant future!





Are you pumped for the new season of My Hero Academia. Or maybe you’re in more of an isekai mood, in which case we might recommend (gestures wildly) a little bit of everything. Chances are good there’s something for you on the way to Crunchyroll, and you can get a taste of the future in the list of acquisitions below.





Beyond the acquisition news that came paired with previews of their own, there were a few notable standalone updates that included new visuals and trailers. From The Rising of the Shield Hero to Beast Tamer, here are some of the showings that had our eyes glued to the panels and streams.





Crunchyroll has been adding new dubs both to older shows and those from the latest anime season, and Aniplex of America had a handful to reveal over the event weekend, starting with a dub for the special episode of Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace Note. Here’s a quick overview:



Alright, that about does it for Crunchyroll Expo 2022. Thanks to everyone who attended, watched at home or just followed along with the news!




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.