Anime Expo 2022 Reveals Full Programming Lineup

Anime Expo 2022 Reveals Full Programming Lineup

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) has revealed its complete programming lineup for Anime Expo 2022. This event is occurring at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 1 through July 4, 2022.

For Science Adventure fans who will be there, the Spike Chunsoft panel is happening on July 2 in 408AB at 5:45 PM. As we previously reported, Chaos;Head Noah / Chaos;Child Double Pack will be showcased alongside an announcement of a new title.

A sample of select notable panels is listed below, but the full list can be viewed via the official Anime Expo website.


  • My Hero Academia OVAs North American Premiere

    • Exclusive North American screening of two new OVAs, presented by Crunchyroll


    • Exclusive screening with Production I.G. co-directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki

  • Mob Psycho 100 III Kickoff

    • World-premiere of the brand-new OP theme song, plus what to expect in the upcoming season

  • Dr. STONE Special Episode – RYUSUI World Premiere

    • Exclusive screening presented by Crunchyroll and TMS Entertainment

  • Made in Abyss Season 2 Premiere

    • Exclusive screening presented by HIDIVE

  • Crunchyroll Presents: New Simulcast Premieres

    • Exclusive screenings of new seasonal anime coming this summer


  • Bleach Celebration Panel

    • Prepare for the Thousand-Year Blood War arc with new announcements, special messages from Japan, exclusive content reveals and more; Michelle Ruff (Rukia) and surprise guests will also appear in-person

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Third Anniversary Celebration

    • Aniplex celebrates the anime’s third anniversary with appearances from Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro Kamado) and Producer Yuma Takahashi

  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Anniversary Panel

    • Celebrate 35 years of JJBA with Golden Wind actors Phillip Reich (Giorno), Ray Chase (Bucciarati), and Lizzie Freeman (Trish), plus Stone Ocean actors: Kira Buckland (Jolene) and Yong Yea (Pucci)

Industry Panels

  • SPY x FAMILY English Dub Cast

    • Crunchyroll presents the first official SPY x FAMILY panel, featuring Q&As with Alex Organ (Loid Forger), Megan Shipman (Anya Forger) and Natalie Van Sistine (Yor Forger), plus a special message from the Japanese cast and more

  • JUJUTSU KAISEN With the Staff

    • Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work on both the hit series and movie, direct from the staff themselves

  • Chainsaw Man by MAPPA and Crunchyroll

    • Producers from the upcoming anime adaptation are set to appear

The NOVO Events

  • One Piece Film Red Presents Steve Aoki Live

    • Presented in partnership with Toei Animation, Steve Aoki will perform live to promote the upcoming release of “One Piece Film Red.” Fans can also be among the first to purchase “DIM MAK x ONE PIECE” merchandise in the main Exhibit Hall.

  • Neon District, Headlined by Slushii

    • Get ready for some electrifying anime beats and pulsing lights in an unforgettable night filled with dancing and some of the best EDM talent around, including headliner Slushii, Danger, No Mana and Tokyo Machine!

  • Anime Expo Homecoming: City Pop

    • Travel back to the 80’s with Japanese City Pop hits at this inaugural dance headlined by special guest Mari Iijima! Featured DJs for the event are TUNE IN TOKYO’s ShowaPOP and Dave Tada. All ages are welcome, and cosplay is encouraged.

Additionally, participants must provide proof of vaccination, or a negative test, and face coverings for health safety.

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