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Anime Expo Screens U.S. Premieres for New Rurouni Kenshin Anime, Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out Anime Film

Jun 07, 2023 09:36 AM

Aniplex of America announced on Tuesday that it will screen the U.S. premiere for the new television anime project based on Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin manga at this year's Anime Expo event on July 3 at 10:00 a.m. PDT in the Main Events stage of the Los Angeles Convention Center. A conversation between Aniplex producer Masami Niwa and voice actors Sōma Saitō (Kenshin Himura) and Rie Takahashi (Kaoru Kamiya) will follow the screening.

The company will also screen the U.S. premiere for Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out film, the first part of the new sequel anime film project based on Hajime Kamoshida's Seishun Buta Yarō light novel series, on July 3 at 6:30 p.m. PDT in the JW Platinum Ballroom.

Aniplex of America previously announced that it would screen the world premiere for the English dub of the television anime special of Ryohgo Narita's Fate/strange Fake spinoff story Fate/strange Fake -Whispers of Dawn- on July 1. The anime's directors Shun Enokido and Takahito Sakazume will also have special appearances

Other events by Aniplex of America include:

  • Mashle: Magic and Muscles event on July 1 at 8:00 p.m. with Chiaki Kobayashi and Aleks Le
  • Disney Twisted-Wonderland event on July 2 at 10:00 a.m. with Natsuki Hanae and Chiaki Kobayashi
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba event on July 2 at 4:30 p.m. with Natsuki Hanae, Kengo Kawanishi, and producer Yuma Takashi
  • FGO 6th Anniversary x TYPE-MOON Projects panel on July 2 at 7:00 p.m. with Ayako Kawasumi, Kenji Akabane, Rie Takahashi, Kanou Yoshiki, and host Albert Kao
  • Aniplex of America x A-1 Pictures panel on July 3 at 11:30 a.m.
  • My Love Story With Yamada-kun at Lv999 event on July 3 at 4:30 p.m. with Koki Uchiyama and producer Masami Niwa

This year's Anime Expo will return to Los Angeles on July 1-4. The convention recently discontinued its Premier Fan Badge system.

Source: Press release

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