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2018 Guest Reception

It is time once again for the ever-popular Sakura-Con Guest Reception!

Most Guests of Honor attend the Guest Reception, but there are always a few exceptions. Most often, this is due to unavoidable scheduling conflicts. Please see the Guest Reception Page for full details: Guest Reception Reservations

You can still register: On-site Member Registration

Pre-registration for 2018 is closed but you can still purchase your membership at the door!

Member Registration location and hours are as follows:

The Conference Center, Level 3/Tahoma level
Thursday, March 29th, 12pm-10pm
Friday, March 30th, 6am-10pm
Saturday, March 31th, 6am-10pm
Sunday, April 1st, 8am-2pm.

Sakura-Con Welcomes Mamoru Yokota

Mr. Yokota was the producer for Air Movie, Kanon TV show and the animation director for Death Note. He was the character designer for Magical Kanan, Angelium, Rune Soldier Louie and Naruto Shippuden. Gaming fans will recognize his work in BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II as the animation director and director of the opening sequence.

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Special Event Announcement: LiSA Video Concert

JOIN US at Sakura-Con 2018 for the “SEATTLE” Video Concert premiere of:

  LiSA    LiVE is Smile Always 

~LiTTLE DEViL PARADE~

Attendees of this video concert will get to witness LiSA’s Saitama Super Arena performance for the first time in the Emerald City and will receive a free LiSA light stick!

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Sakura-Con Welcomes Ray Chase

Ray Chase is an actor who has attached himself to a great many video games and anime in a very short amount of time.  In the last few years, fans recognize him as the main character Noctis in FINAL FANTASY XV, Master of Masters from KINGDOM HEARTS, Artorius from TALES OF BERSERIA,  Roy/Gauis/Alphonse/Fernand from FIRE EMBLEM, Eve from NIER AUTOMATA, and his most celebrated role as the Subway Announcer in PERSONA 5.

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Sakura-Con Welcomes John Swasey

John has gone on to voice hundreds shows and characters with Sentai Films, Funimation, ADV Films, Switchblade Films, Okratron 5000, Gearbox, Seraphim Digital and Illumitoons just to name a few.  John’s wife once quipped that there are certain actors who might be the “Brad Pitts” of anime but John is the “Kevin Bacon” of anime.

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Sakura-Con Welcomes Rumi Okubo and Yosuke Shiokawa

Rumi Okubo is a voice actress who has accomplished so much in her young career. She has been involved in many high profile projects including SERVANT x SERVICEMagi: The Kingdom of Magic and Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic.

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In 2000, Mr. Shiokawa started his career at Square (currently Square Enix) and joined SQUARE ENIX, INC. (North America) in 2009. Prior to his current position at DELiGHTWORKS Inc., Mr. Shiokawa also worked for Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.’s Tokyo RPG Factory.

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