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    Monday March 16, 2020
  • Sakura-Con Cancels 2020 Event Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    Washington state event plans to be back for 2021

    As COVID-19 concerns grow, Washington's Sakura-Con is the latest event to shutter its doors for 2020. Get the details on the cancellation, and what's to come, after the jump.

  • Saturday March 31, 2018
  • Yen Press Announces "Hakumei and Mikochi" and More Manga Licenses

    See what the publisher had to showcase at this weekend's Sakura-Con!

    Yen Press filled its Sakura-Con 2018 panel with a bunch of new license announcements earlier today. See what the publisher's latest titles are after the jump!

  • Monday March 26, 2018
  • Check out Crunchyroll’s Schedule for Sakura-Con 2018!

    Sakura-Con 2018 is held in Seattle, WA from March 30th to April 1st

    The Crunchyroll team will be in Seattle, Washington this weekend for Sakura-Con, so be sure to come visit us at booth #635! Read on for more on what's going down!

  • Sunday April 16, 2017
  • Crunchyroll to Stream "The Reflection" Anime from Stan Lee, Studio Deen, and Hiroshi Nagahama

    Collaboration streaming plans announced during Crunchyroll's Sakura-Con panel

    Hiroshi Nagahama—director of The Reflection, which also includes the talents of American comic legend Stan Lee, musician Trevor Horn, and Studio DEEN—is all over this weekend's Sakura-Con. As for The Reflection itself, it's going to be all over Crunchyroll when it debuts this summer. Crunchyroll announced plans to stream the superhero series during its panel on Saturday, and you can see more footage in the official promo after the jump.

  • Thursday April 13, 2017
  • See What "The Reflection" Anime Director Hiroshi Nagahama Has in Store for Sakura-Con

    Panels and autograph sessions are among this weekend's highlights

    The Reflection is an original TV anime co-production mixing in the talents of Studio DEEN, comic legend Stan Lee, musician Trevor Horn, and director Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushi-Shi). Set in a world where people spontaneously develop superhuman powers, The Reflection Wave One is set to make its debut this July, but you'll be able to see director Nagahama at this weekend's Sakura-Con. Read on for more.

  • Wednesday April 12, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Announces Sakura-Con 2017 Plans!

    From meet ups to exclusive swag, you'll want to prepare yourself for this weekend

    Here at Crunchyroll, we’re keeping the momentum going with the next stop on our convention tour -- Sakura-Con! Read on for details on events, swag, and much more!

  • Sunday January 29, 2017
  • Sakura-Con To Present Classic Character Designer Kenichi Sonoda As Guest Of Honor

    Sakura-Con is scheduled for April 14-16 at the Washington State Convention Center

    Sakura-Con, scheduled for April 14-16 at the Washington State Convention Center, as announced plans to host Kenichi Sonoda as a guest of honor. Sonoda is 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. As the event explains, his iconic art style has definitely helped shape the look of various 80s/90s era anime. 

  • Saturday March 26, 2016
  • Yen Press Announces New Licenses And Print Releases

    Yen Press Adds more print titles and new licenses to its catalog

    Yen Press took to its industry panel held during Sakura-Con to detail its latest print releases and new licenses. Hit the jump fo all the details

  • Saturday March 30, 2013
  • Dark Horse Announces Hatsune Miku Manga and More

    New Lone Wolf & Cub and Katsuya Terada artbook also coming

    Manga publisher Dark Horse had a handful of announcements to make at its Sakura-Con panel, including the upcoming release of KEI's Hatsune Miku: Unofficial Hatsune Mix, Hideki Mori and Kazuo Koike's New Lone Wolf & Cub manga, and The Art of Katsuya Terada book. Details past the jump.

  • Friday March 15, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Sword Art Online" Author Interview

    Reki Kawahara to attend Seattle's Sakura-Con at the end of the month

    Ahead of his visit to Seattle's Sakura-Con at the end of the month, Aniplex has posted the first part of an interview with Sword Art Online and Accel World author Reki Kawahara. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday April 23, 2011
  • Bandai Acquires Star Driver Kagayaki no Takuto

    2010-2011 series latest in distributor's lineup

    Acquisitions are rollin' out from all ends; it must be con season! The latest in a slew of announcements from this weekend's Sakura-Con comes from Bandai Entertainment, who have acquired Star Driver Kagayaki no Takuto.