Premiere event with special guests to be held at Anime Expo 2014
San Francisco, Calif. (June 23, 2014) – Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading global Anime and Asian drama streaming service,will co-host the premiere of the English dub of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS in conjunction with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Japan Inc. at the Anime Expo convention in Los Angeles, California on Saturday July 5, 2014.
This special event will include a screening of first 3 episodes of the new English dub of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS along with a talk session with special guests including executive producer Satoshi Adachi, producer Hiroyuki Omori, and producer Ryosuke Mori. Anime Expo will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6. Please consult the Anime Expo schedule at www.anime-expo.org for official times and information on how to attend this screening.
The first 3 episodes of the JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS English dub will also be available to watch on Crunchyroll at www.crunchyroll.com/jojos-bizarre-adventure for a limited period of time between the commencement of the Anime Expo event and midnight (PST) on July 6, 2014 for all Crunchyroll members.
Based on the long-running and hugely popular manga series by Hirohiko Araki, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE features a different protagonist for each of its story arcs, with the fact that each one is a descendent of the powerful Joestar family. Because of inheriting the Joestar family genes, each member in STARDUST CRUSADERS has special fighting abilities known as “Stand,” which manifests itself differently in each person. Part 3 of the series, STARDUST CRUSADERS, focuses on Jotaro Kujo, the grandson of Joseph Joestar, protagonist from the second series. The English dub of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS features the talents of voice actors Matthew Mercer (Jotaro Kujo), Richard Epcar (Joseph Joestar), and Patrick Seitz (DIO).
For more information on JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS please visit www.crunchyroll.com/jojos-bizarre-adventure
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