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Extremely Hard Take-Home Anime Quiz

This is a multiple-choice, open-book, take-home quiz that begins on the Sakura-con site three weeks before the convention.

You can look up anything you want to get the answer. The questions are so hard that you probably will not know any of the answers from memory. Instead, you will need to do research into the real world of such topics as art, geography, history, literature, music, and science. Hopefully, this will give you a better appreciation of what goes on in anime and some of the hidden meanings behind the material.

Extremely Hard Take Home Anime Quiz 2019

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Masquerade Ball 2019: Midnight Reverie

Come one come all as night falls and the stars come out to play. And so do those steeped in night. The magic and the mystery that night brings causes those to dress in their finest wear and dance away.

From stars to the twinkling lights of the city, from the fae to those who still believe. Let them all dance away in a midnight reverie. Please join Sakura-Con as we present ‘Midnight Reverie’, the Masquerade Ball. For the first time, we present a gothic themed ball.

We encourage you to wear your best and darkest attire. We look forward to seeing you on Friday evening.

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Cosplay Costume Contest Judges

Here are the 2019 Sakura-Con costume contest judges, we encourage everyone to read the autograph and photography policies and guidelines regarding Guests.

Lulu Laurent

Lulu Laurent

Lulu Laurent is an award-winning Seattle based cosplayer who’s actively been attending SakuraCon since 2002 and entering cosplay competitions around the country since 2006.

Momma Sammu

Momma Sammu

A native of Portland OR, Momma Sammu was raised attending Fantasy and SciFi cons, but attended her first anime convention in 2006. She has been cosplaying ever since, now with over a decade of sewing and crafting and six years of heavy competition experience…

Sewing Savage

Sewing Savage

Tana Savage is a northwest cosplayer with 12 years of experience making costumes. She started competing in 2013 under the cosplay name Sewing Savage and has since won several awards including best in show and best skit at Kumoricon. Tana specializes…

Princess of Tea

Princess of Tea

This Sakuracon marks the 10 year anniversary since Princess of Tea started cosplaying. Since then, she has competed in numerous contests and taken home many top ranking and Best in Show awards from conventions such as Kumoricon, RCCC, and Kuronekocon….

Blood Drive 4/19 & 4/20 – You’re the Type to Save Lives!

Give Blood. Get Cookies. Be a Hero. Save a Life.

It is only with the help of wonderful volunteer donors that blood is available for patients in need.

Please consider donating blood at Sakura-Con! Let’s fill the beds!
Our goal is 70 donors each day!

Friday, April 19
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Saturday, April 20
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Washington State Convention Center
Blood Drive held in Conference Center – TCC Level 2, Chelan 5

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Guest of Honor Announcement: Justin Briner

Justin Briner is a Dallas-based actor and singer known primarily for his work in anime and video games. Recently, he’s started up the third season of My Hero Academia as Izuku “Deku” Midoriya. He can also be heard as Mikaela in Seraph of the End, Nova in Space Patrol Luluco, Yukito and Yue in Cardcaptor Sakura, Yoichi in Drifters, Ayanokoji in Classroom of the Elite, Alfonso in GARO: The Animation, Niko in Nanbaka, Ryota Mitarai in Danganronpa 3, Frate in 91 Days, Qwenthur in Heavy Object, Manato in Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions, and many more. Additionally, he has provided voices for games such as Dust: An Elysian Tail, SMITE, Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs, Cibele, and DreadOut. 

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Guest of Honor Announcement: Aniplex Guests

Originally from Niigata Prefecture, Shinobu Ono is a producer at Cloverworks studio. Mr. Ono is responsible for producing many hit shows including IDOLM@STER SideM and this year’s most talked about show – The Promised Neverland.


Mamoru Kanbe is a Japanese anime director whose repertoire features a wide range of works across all genres. He has served as director for many prestigious anime series including Cosmic Baton Girl Comet-sanElfen LiedThe Perfect Insider, and the Tegami Bachi series. Mr. Kanbe is currently working as the director for the most talked about series of the year – The Promised Neverland.


As a producer from Aniplex, Kenta Suzuki is responsible for numerous fan favorite shows including ERASED, GRANDBLUE FANTASY The Animation, Wotakoi:  Love is Hard for Otaku, and Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online. Mr. Suzuki continues to keep fans on their toes as the producer for the smash hit series, The Promised Neverland.