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Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest Open!

The Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest is now open for submissions!

Sakura-Con’s AMV contest is an event for fans to showcase their creative talents in the form of music videos. The Contest is open to anyone, be they amateur or professional!

Submissions signups and contest rules can be found HERE.

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Sakura-Con will be at Japan Week!

Sakura-Con is attending Japan Week at Bellevue College on Saturday Oct 6th.

We will have a table from 10AM to 5PM and we’ll be holding a cosplay contest from 4:15-5PM. Come sign up at the booth by 3PM and be ready to line up by 3:55 by the left of the stage.

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Chinatown Seafair Parade

If you’d like to participate in our section of the Chinatown Seafair Parade (aka the Cosplay parade!) please follow these instructions:

Date: July 22nd, 6-6:30PM line up. Parade starts at 7PM.

Objective: To show Seattle what Sakura-Con cosplay is all about!!

Where: Meet at approximately King Street and 8th Avenue.

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Dragon Fest this Weekend!

Please join us at Dragon Fest 2018 this weekend. Sakura-Con will be hosting a cosplay contest on Sunday the 15th at 1:30PM. Registration for the contest ends at noon on the 15th!

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After Con 2018 Newsletter

Thank you everyone for such an amazing 21st year! Sakura Con is “By Fans, For Fans” and isn’t accomplished without the support and hard work of everyone, including our volunteers, attendee members, sponsors and community partners. Thank you all for your amazing work this year! This Newsletter is a reflection back on the events that happened throughout the Con! We have contest winners, Special Guest Interviews, and Photos from a variety of events from throughout the weekend!

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AMV Contest 2018 Winners

The winners for the 2018 AMV Contest are:

Bullets Rain’ by Rider4Z  – WINNER: JUDGE’S CHOICE
Pride + Prejudice + Butlers’ by BecauseImBored1 – WINNER: BEST TRAILER
‘A Corner of Home’ by Nekokitkat – WINNER: BEST DRAMA
‘SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)’ by Gina Nelson  – WINNER: BEST UPBEAT
‘Counter’ by UnluckyArtist – WINNER: BEST TECHNICAL
‘Familiar’ by shorisquared – WINNER: BEST ROMANCE, BEST CONCEPT. BEST IN SHOW
‘Hell of a Feeling’ by shorisquared – WINNER: BEST ACTION
‘Ultimate Showdown of My Anime Library’ by NapThyme – WINNER: BEST HUMOR
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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 21st year such a success! “By Fans, For Fans” isn’t accomplished without the support and hard work of everyone, including our volunteers, attendee members, sponsors and community partners. Best wishes to you all, until next year!