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Posted by Milton Griepp on November 21, 2019 @ 11:48 am CT
"We know that fans continue to clamor for additional experiences hitting the cross-section of anime, manga, and cartoons," ReedPOP President Lance Fensterman said of the new deal. "We couldn’t be more excited to work with a brand as strong and dynamic as Crunchyroll."
Crunchyroll Announces New Anime Con"). The move escalates Reedpop’s competition with LeftField over the anime event space to a new level. The companies are already competing aggressively over the New York market, with LeftField launching AnimeNYC in 2017, and ReedPOP adding Anime Fest @ NYCC X Anime Expo, a separate anime event the same weekend as New York Comic Con in conjunction with Anime Expo, the following year. The two events are less than 60 days apart; LeftField just completed its third event last weekend (see "AnimeNYC Report").
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