In an exciting announcement, streaming giant Crunchyroll revealed on Oct 25, 2023, that they have partnered with Comic Con India for the upcoming five events across the country. Crunchyroll will stand as the ‘Powered By’ partner for Comic Con events for the next six months.
Through this partnership they hope to deliver an enhanced experience for all the attendees.
The collaboration between Crunchyroll and Comic Con India will kick-off at their Bengaluru event starting on Nov 17 at KTPO Whitefield. It will then extend to Delhi (Dec 8 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla), Hyderabad (Jan 27 at Hitex), Chennai (Feb 17 at Chennai Trade Centre), and will conclude in Mumbai (April 20 at Jio World Centre, BKC).
Jatin Varma, the founder of Comic Con India, expressed his enthusiasm, stating “We are thrilled to announce a dynamic partnership with Crunchyroll, the premier destination for anime enthusiasts, for our upcoming 5 events as our ‘Powered by’ Partner. We’ve witnessed a remarkable rise in cosplayers donning anime characters year after year at Comic Con, highlighting the growing love for anime in India. Having Crunchyroll on board is the perfect synergy, allowing us to further enrich fan experiences, create interactive engagements, and fostering connections among like-minded individuals. It’s a testament to our commitment to bringing fans closer to the heart of their favorite anime content and creating unforgettable moments at our events“.
“Partnering with Comic Con India, which is at the forefront of fandom and pop culture, will allow us to immerse Indian fans into the mesmerizing world of anime. We are looking forward to celebrating anime together and delivering even more experiences to connect fans with their favorite series,” commented Markus Gerdemann, Senior Vice President, Marketing at Crunchyroll.
Crunchyroll previously had a presence Comic Con India in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai.
Source: Press Release