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Ross to host Crunchyroll premieres at MCM

October 21, 2019

Crunchyroll, the global anime streaming platform, has announcd that TV presenter and anime fan Jonathan Ross will host the UK premiere screening of two new anime programmes that have not yet been aired in Europe at this year’s MCM Comic-Con London on October 25th at 5pm.

The screening will consist of the first two episodes of In/Spectre, a supernatural mystery thriller from the creator of Blast of Tempest and The Record of a Fallen Vampire, and Somali and the Forest Spirit, based on the fantasy manga by Yako Gureishi.

These new programmes had their world premiere at Crunchyroll Expo in California in August 2019 and will not be aired on the platform until 2020.

Host Ross said: “It’s no secret that I love anime and I’m excited to see this sneak preview of two of Crunchyroll’s exciting new shows. I hope that if you haven’t yet caught the anime bug, you can come along and enjoy a world that has brought me so much pleasure over the years.”

With more than 50 million registered users and 2 million subscribers worldwide, Crunchyroll has the largest collection of anime for its fans to enjoy. To find out more about Crunchyroll, head to its stand – S610 – at MCM Comic-Con, which will be bigger and better than ever, so make sure you check it out.

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