Panels Submissions are now being accepted for Sakura-Con 2018!

Submissions will be accepted through February 1st, 2018. For more information, check out the panel page for the submission form and updated FAQ!

Artist Alley is Accepting Applications for 2018!

Artist Alley is now accepting applications for Sakura-Con 2018! Don’t worry, you don’t have to rush because our AA is no longer “first come, first served” (please see our FAQ). The application deadline is by Midnight on  Decembe…

We are extending the Mascot Contest deadline to April 10th!

Why? Because we don’t have as many Mascots as we need to have a proper contest, in fact, submissions are at about 1/3 of what we normally have before the convention.

Make-A-Wish Charity Auction Noon Sunday

Come visit the Charity Auction! All proceeds benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation to help make wishes come true. We have many items up for bidding, with more coming in as the weekend progresses. Autographed memorabilia signed by your favorite guests, original art by acclaimed manga creators, and much more! Preview the items as they come in, …

Kiznaiver World Premier event at Sakura-Con! Live Streaming from Japan!

Join us for the world premier of the first 2 episodes of the latest series from Trigger, the studio that brought you Kill la Kill. There will be a panel with Kiznaiver voice actors Yuki Kaji and Hibiku Yamaura streaming LIVE from Japan following the premiere! Everyone who attends gets a free Kiznaiver poster! Location & …

Fight for those in need of blood at the Sakura-Con annual blood drive!

Please join us to help save lives! Our goal is 70 donors each day and appointments are short of that goal at this time. Sakura-Con will be giving donors a free hawk plush (as supplies last). Manga Library will also have manga on hand. The blood drive is 12-6pm Friday and 10am-4pm on Saturday. Visit the Bloodworks website or call 800-398-7888 to schedule your …

The Guidebook app is out!

Download the official mobile guide to Sakura-Con 2016 for your smartphone or table. Schedules, Maps, and more in a custom mobile app! The schedule is also available on PDF.

Sakura-Con Exclusive: Cu-Poche Girls und Panzer Akiyama Yukari from Kotobukiya

Previously available only at Winter Wonder Festival 2016 and from Kotobukiya Direct in Japan, this limited edition Cu-Poche figure of Akiyama Yukari from GIRLS und PANZER will be available exclusively at Sakura-Con 2016.

Sakura-Con Exclusive: Frame Arms Girl Stylet “Blue Impulse” with “T-4 Egg Plane” from Kotobukiya

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Frame Arms Girl is a new expansion of Kotobukiya’s Frame Arms series combining the customizability of the Frame Arms plastic model kits with the aesthetics of our Ani*Statues. Previously available only during Winter Wonder Festival 2016 and through Kotobukiya Direct in Japan this limited edition Frame Arms Girl “Blue Impulse” model …

We need your Mascots!! Contest deadline is March 15th!!

The Mascot should reflect the spring theme of Sakura-Con 2017. No animated formats or copyright-protected characters may be submitted; all art and characters must be original compositions. Submitted art must contain no background, be full body characters, and should be 8.5″ X 11″ size or larger and at least 300dpi (roughly 2500×3300 pixels). Submit your …