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Guest Announcement: Voice Actor Christopher Patton

Sakura-Con is proud to welcome back Christopher Patton in honor of our 20th Anniversary year! Chris Patton has been Voice Acting for 18 years. His credits include over 250 Anime titles, including projects for ADV Films, Funimation Entertainment, and more.

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Guest Announcement: Sword Master Isao Machii

Mr. Machii holds a number of Guiness World Records, including “Most cuts to one mat (suegiri)”, “Fastest 1,000 sword cuts”, and “Fastest tennis ball (820 km/hr) cut by sword”. Mr. Machii will be sharing his experience and expertise as a sword master at Sakura-Con!

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Masquerade host applications are now open

Masquerade Host Applications are now open until April 1st, 2017 at 11:59PM. Are you the life of the party? Do you enjoy social dance? Are you comfortable teaching people how to waltz, tango, or swing dance? Join us as dance hosts at this year’s Masquerade Ball!

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Guest Announcement: Vic Mignogna

Sakura-Con is pleased to welcome back Vic Mignogna in honor of our 20th Anniversary year! Vic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old. But his anime career started about fifteen years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II.

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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. Her debut single in 2004 was “Never Let Go / Yozora”.

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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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