Crunchyroll Expo

Junji Ito Streetwear Collection Launches Ahead Of Crunchyroll Expo

The Crunchyroll Expo is coming to San Jose this Summer! The anime convention celebrates the best and brightest in Japanese animation, gaming, cosplay, and more. The organizers send word ahead of the event of a new line of streetwear from renowned artist Junji Ito. Junji Ito has been a Manga artist for more than 30 years. In that time he has penned¬†various masterpieces, such as “Michi no Nai Machi” (The Town Without Streets), “Kubitsuri Kikyu” (The Hanging Balloons), “Soichi” series, “Shibito no Koiwazurai” (Lovesick Dead), “Uzumaki,” and “Gyo.” Can’t make the Expo this year? Fear not! The organizers won’t let you miss out on this haul of awesome artistry.

Read on for all the details!

Crunchyroll Expo - Junji Ito Artwork

From The Crunchyroll Junji Ito Press Release

Today, Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, is announcing an exclusive Junji Ito streetwear collection for Crunchyroll Expo, based on never-before-seen artwork from the iconic horror manga artist. The CRX x Junji Ito Collection features three new designs, created by the artist exclusively for Crunchyroll Expo and will be available until supplies sell out. All items will not be restocked and will only be available onsite.

For fans unable to attend Crunchyroll Expo, exclusive Junji Ito merchandise from the Crunchyroll Store is available for purchase now, including a specially-designed skateboard, short-sleeved and long-sleeved shirts, hoodies and more.

This year’s Crunchyroll Expo will be more interactive than ever, with fans invited to explore New Crunchy City, and a slate of experiential activations to transport fans into the incredible world of anime.

This year’s Expo takes place at the San Jose Convention Center over Labor Day weekend (August 30 – September 1). Single day or weekend tickets can be purchased here.

Junji Ito
Junji Ito

Final Thoughts

Cool stuff! I expect fans will jump at the chance to grab this streetwear. What do you think? Are you going to make it out to the Crunchyroll Expo this year? Which design is your favorite? Tell us in the comments!

About Kenn Hoekstra

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