Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will host Wit Studio president and CEO George Wada at the Crunchyroll Expo event this year. He will participate in panels, autograph sessions, and other events.
Wada worked for Production I.G. before establishing Wit Studio in 2012. Wit Studio has animated series such as Attack on Titan, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, and The Ancient Magus' Bride. Other anime Wada has produced include Guilty Crown, Kimi ni Todoke – From Me to You, Psycho-Pass, Robotics;Notes, and Sengoku Basara – Samurai Kings.
Crunchyroll Expo will be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California from August 30 to September 1. Other Japanese guests include horror manga artist Junji Ito and voice actress Yuu Asakawa. The Mob Psycho 100 anime's voice actor Setsuo Ito (voice of Mob), director Yuzuru Tachikawa, and character designer Yoshimichi Kameda will also attend this year's event. Music producers Teddyloid and HEAVYGRINDER will appear for the convention's kick-off party on August 29.