Musical Guest Announcement: Miliyah Kato

Known as “the charismatic leader of Japanese high school girls,” Miliyah Kato used to “hate adults” when she started her career during her teens. In her debut single in 2004, “Never Let Go / Yozora,” the way of life expressed in her personal lyrics and her excellent sense for creating melodies were immediately recognized and stood out.

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RPG Game Masters Wanted

RPG Game Masters Wanted: If you are a registered member of Sakura-Con 2017, or plan to be, and interested in running any games at Sakura Con this year; please contact gaming@sakuracon.org

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Guest Announcement: Chikashi Kubota

Sakura-Con presents Chikashi Kubota as our Guest of Honor! Chikashi Kubota is an artist, designer and animation director, known for work on One Punch Man, Space Dandy and more!

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Cosplay and Skit Contest Applications are now Open

Applications for Sakura-Con 2017 Cosplay contests are now open, both Skit and Costume! Please visit our contests page for more information http://sakuracon.org/programming/contests/  Please direct your questions to cosplay@sakuracon.org

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Guest Announcement: Designer Kenichi Sonoda

Sakura-Con 2017 presents designer Kenichi Sonoda as a Guest of Honor! He best known as the character designer for the Bubblegum Crash/Bubblegum Crisis series, as well as the designs for Gall Force, Otaku no Video, and Riding Bean.

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Guest Announcement: Director Hiroshi Nagahama

Sakura-Con is pleased to announce Hiroshi Nagahama, celebrated animator, designer and director, as a 2017 guest of honor! US fans may know him best as the Director of Mushishi, the Assistant Director of Fruits Basket, and many more.

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Guest Announcement: Illustrator Shiki Douji

Sakura-Con is proud to present Shiki Douji as a guest of honor for our 20th Anniversary! Shiki Douji is a prolific character designer and illustrator known best for the Full Metal Panic! series of manga, light novels, TV, and OAV.

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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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