Blackfox, an original feature film project from six-year-old Japanese animation studio 3Hz (Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online, Princess Principal), will make its world premiere at the 2019 Crunchyroll Expo. Taking place Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in San Jose, California, the Labor Day weekend event put on by top anime brand celebrates all things about Japanese pop culture with screenings, merch, cosplay and other unique fan experiences.
The World Premiere of Blackfox is scheduled for Friday, August 30 at 5 p.m. in Cinema 1 (Upper Level) of the convention center.
Synopsis: Living in a ninja residence tucked away in a corner of a futuristic city is Rikka, the eldest daughter of a Ninja clan, who looks up to her father — a researcher — very much. Carrying on with her life normally, Rikka’s home came suddenly under attack one day. Driven into a corner, what would she do to overcome this crisis? Rip darkness to pieces and become “BLACK”!
The movie is directed by Kazuya Nomura and Keisuke Shinohara. Ayaka Nanase voice stars as Rikka, with Haruka Tomatsu, You Taichi, Eizou Tsuda, Keiji Fujiwara, Aki Toyosaki, Kousuke Toriumi, Nobuo Tobita, Hiroki Touchi and Rikiya Koyama.
Crunchyroll Expo is Crunchyroll’s owned anime convention, celebrating the best and brightest in Japanese animation, gaming, cosplay and more. This year, fans are invited to take a trip and explore New Crunchy City, an interactive anime convention that will transport attendees to a place where anime and Japanese pop culture comes to life. CRX features special guests, panels, a large shopping area and artist alley, autographs, concerts and other musical events, a gaming area, movie premieres, episode showings and many other activities.