Guest Announcement

In honor of our 20th Anniversary we are pleased to welcome guests from Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers and Touken Ranbu! This excellent group of guests includes members who work for Nitroplus, the most prominent Japanese software maker and content developer, and those who work for PILI, the largest and most established puppetry production company from Taiwan. Our most prominent guest in this announcement is the Creator of Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers, the talented writer and PC game maker from Nitroplus, Gen Urobuchi. [READ MORE-> Guest Page Announcement]

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Announcing Guest of Honor Director Yasuhiro Irie

Sakura-Con 2017 is pleased to announce our first Guest of Honor, just in time for the Holidays! Director Yasuhiro Irie, Director of Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood, will be appearing for Sakura-Con’s 20th Anniversary! Please see our Guest Page for full details.

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Opening Ceremonies Video Contest

Attention all AMV creators and video editors! Enjoy making videos? Love Sakura-Con? Want to help get people pumped up? Why not try your hand at making us a video for our Opening Ceremonies?

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Artist Alley Sign-Ups

Sakura-con 2017 Artist Alley sign-ups will be open for 36 hours, from 8 pm on Sunday December 25th through 8am on Tuesday December 27th. The sign-up link will be available here when applications open. Artist Alley

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Visit Team Sakura this Summer and Fall!

Anime Expo (July 1st to 4th) The biggest anime convention in North America, and we’ll be there to help promote our effort in the Pacific Northwest. Be sure to come by our booth to chat! We’d love to see your cosplay.

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