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There are many different opportunities to meet with Sakura-Con’s Guests of Honor over the weekend. Our guests will be attending both Opening & Closing Ceremonies. Also, the Guests will be available for various panels and autograph sessions. For a really up close experience, you can attend the Guests Reception Friday night of the Convention. Come mingle and enjoy dinner and dessert, conversing with your favorite Guest.

Abec

Abec

Abec was awarded the winner of the Best Illustrator category in the "This Light Novel is Amazing! 2013" (Kono Light Novel Ga Sugoi! 2013). He is the original character designer for the "Sword Art Online" series and also for the "Sword Art Online Movie"...
BAND-MAID

BAND-MAID

BAND-MAID is an all-girl Japanese rock group from Tokyo formed in 2013. Their authentic maid cafe outfits, based on founder Miku’s experiences in Akihabara’s maid cafes, contrast with the band’s aggressive hard rock sound. BAND-MAID’s breakthrough video “...
Miki Kazuma

Miki Kazuma

Miki works for the publishing company, ASCII Media Works, which is a brand company of KADOKAWA Corporation and is the Editor in Chief of Dengeki Bunko publishing. Miki has worked on numerous hit titles as the editor including the international best seller,...
Reki Kawahara

Reki Kawahara

Kawahara made his debut in 2009 with "Accel World" (published by ASCII Media Work’s Dengeki Bunko) which won the 15th Dengeki Bunko Prize in 2008. Along with "Accel World", Kawahara’s major hit series, "Sword Art Online" has also been serialized since 200...
Shinichiro Kashiwada

Shinichiro Kashiwada

As Aniplex’s producer, Shinichiro Kashiwada has worked on numerous hit titles including "Sword Art Online 1&2", "OREIMO 1&2", "The irregular at magic high school", "Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend" and his most recent project "The A...
Takeshi Kunitomo

Takeshi Kunitomo

Takeshi Kunitomo was born in Fukuoka in 1970 and graduated from The Tokyo Bunka Fashion School in 1991. After graduating he performed as a fashion model in Tokyo and Paris. In 1993, he joined S-inc. and started the "T.KUNITOMO" brand. Early on T.KUNITOMO...

Past Guests

Sakura-Con 2015 Guests Masaki Asai Christopher Bevins Johnny Yong Bosch Kotomi Deai GARNiDELiA h.NAOTO Arifumi Imai Kanako Itõ Shinichiro Kashiwada Hiromi Kato Katsuhiko Kitada Osamu Kobayashi Kanako Kondo Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...