Crunchyroll has announced its support for Borussia Dortmund (BVB), a German Bundesliga club, and the national nonprofit organization Street Soccer USA in their second annual event called the “Street Soccer Times Square Cup presented by BVB.” This event will take place in Father Duffy Square in New York City.
Crunchyroll will be present at the event to encourage participants in the 4v4 Youth Cup soccer competition, and they will have a sponsored tent where they will be giving away One Piece anime merchandise.
Additionally, Crunchyroll will be participating in the Corporate Cup by playing soccer and they also plan to organize a screening party for the newest episode of One Piece at Péle Soccer, a nearby retailer, for fans once the tournament concludes.
As part of the Youth Cup, players will be kitted out in black and yellow Borussia Dortmund uniforms and will have a special appearance by the mascot, Emma B, and Borussia Dortmund player legend, Roman Weidenfeller.
One Piece, which is produced by Toei Animation, is favored by BVB players Julian Brandt, Karim Adeyemi, and Sébastien Haller.
The streaming service Crunchyroll offers new episodes of One Piece in the US, Canada, and numerous other countries and territories globally.
The tournament is on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:00 am ET
The screening is on Saturday after the tournament at 10:00 pm ET
Tournament: Father Duffy Square and the 45-46 Broadway Pedestrian Plaza
One Piece Episode Screening: Pelé Soccer, 1560 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
How to Volunteer or Sign Up a Team
To volunteer or register a team for the “Street Soccer Times Square Cup presented by BVB” second annual event, click here.