Crunchyroll Announces ACEN 2017 Plans!

Get hyped for the next stop on Crunchyroll’s convention tour — Anime Central!

The Crunchyroll team is heading to Rosemont, Illinois this weekend and we’re bringing you all a power-packed line up of panels, merch, and of course, free swag.

And speaking of free swag — let’s not forget the specialty item for all our Crunchyroll Premium Members! There will be 5 different premium bags to choose from — Berserk, Free!, Naruto, Twin Star Exorcists, and Kiznaiver. Pick up yours by logging in at the Crunchyroll booth (#102).

Just remember, supplies are limited. So be so be sure to stop by early to claim the bag you want.


Not a Crunchyroll Premium Member yet? No problem! Sign up for a free trial at the Crunchyroll booth (#102) and you’ll still get a free bag.

Limit one bag per Premium Member account.

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Want to keep up to date on all things Crunchyroll? Maybe even win some free stuff? Then don’t miss out on the array of panels and special events that we’ve got planned for this year!  Details can be found below.

Friday, May 19th

  • 1:00PM to 2:00PM: Simulcast Preview panel in Panel Room 1

Saturday, May 20th

  • 1:00PM to 2:00PM: Crunchyroll Industry panel in Panel Room 1

Sunday, May 21st

  • 2:30PM to 3:30PM: Working in the Anime Industry in Panel Room 1

Remember that free stuff we mentioned earlier? Well, VRV is giving away prizes all weekend long! Plus one lucky winner will get an awesome prize pack that includes a PS4 Pro! The contest is free to enter for everyone, just stop by the Crunchyroll booth (#102) for your chance to win.

Curious aboutVRV? VRV a new video service made by Crunchyroll dedicated to serving the fandom. VRV is home to your favorite channels like Crunchyroll, Funimation, Cartoon Hangover, Rooster Teeth, Adam Savage’s Tested, Seeso, and more!


Oh, and there’s one more thing we should probably mention.   Start practicing your best reaction poses for the Kiss and Cry cause we’re bringing something special for all the Yuri!!! On ICE fans this weekend!

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Here’s a sneak preview of the awesome merch we’ll be selling at the Crunchyroll booth (#102) this year! From Bananya to Yuri!!! On ICE, you won’t want to miss these!


  • Attack on Titan Tee – $20

  • Bananya Tee – $20

  • Berserk Tee – $20

  • Berserk Hoodie – $35

  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Tee – $20

  • Mob Psycho 100 Chibi Tee – $20

  • Mob Psycho 100 Tee – $20

  • Re: Zero, Rem and Ram Raglan – $20

  • Yuri!!! On ICE Chibi Tee – $20

  • Yuri!!! On ICE Pork Cutlet Tee – $20

Nendoroid Figures

  • Sora – $50

  • Shiro – $50

  • Rem – $50

Wall Scrolls

  • Yuri!!! On Ice, Portrait – $25

  • Yuri!!! On Ice, Onsen – $20


  • Bananya Pencil Case – Kuro (Black) – $20

  • Bananya Pencil Case – Kenaga (Pink) – $20

  • Bananya Pencil Case – Tora (Tabby) – $20


  • Re: Zero, Rem and Ram Necklace – $15

  • Crunchyroll Pin – $5

  • Mob Psycho 100 Button Set – $10

  • Bananya lanyard – $10

  • Dragonball Z Buckle Key Ring – $10

  • One Piece Buckle Key Ring – $10

  • Naruto Buckle Key Ring – $10

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What to know where Crunchyroll will be heading after Anime Central? Check out for more information on Crunchyroll’s 2017 convention schedule.