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
Friday night of the Convention. Come mingle and enjoy dinner and dessert,
conversing with your favorite Guest.
We also encourage everyone to read the autograph and photography Policies and
guidelines regarding Guests. This ensures that the Guests of Honor and fans will
have positive mojo for the entire weekend.
2013 Guests of Honor
Vic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old. But he started his career in anime a little over ten years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II.[more]
Born in 1963, Mr. Toshihiro Kawamoto founded Studio BONES in 1998, together with Masahiko Minami (former Sunrise producer) and Hiroshi Ousaka (animator colleague who passed away in 2007).[more]
Kawahara made his debut with his published work Accel World (published by ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko) in 2008, which won the 15th Dengeki Bunko Prize.[more]
Eir Aoi has loved singing since she was a child, during her high school period, she sang in a band she had formed. After graduating from high school, she continued performing publicly.[more]
Born in 1991, Luna Haruna has loved singing and watching the animation since her childhood. While in junior high school, she auditioned for the Internet radio program called "Rental Magica", and was selected to perform the opening theme.[more]
Katsuyuki Motohiro is famous as a director and producer of live-action movies and TV dramas for Fuji Television. He made his directorial debut with Seventh of July, Sunny Day in 1996, then gained fame for his work on the hit police procedural TV series Bayside Shakedown in 1997.[more]
Naoyoshi Shiotani is one of the up-and-coming creators at studio Production I.G. He steadily worked up the ranks until he gained acclaim for directing the third opening sequence for the TV series, BLOOD+.[more]
Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps.[more]
Stephanie is very excited to be attending SAKURA CON again. Although Stephanie has worked as a producer, writer, and director, she is best known for her voice acting work.[more]
A Tokyo native, Ayumi Fujimura is no stranger to the world of voice acting. Affiliated with Ken Production, she has held many leading roles including heroine Audrey Burne (Mineva Zabi) in Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Shion in Naruto: Shippuden the Movie, and Azaka Kokutou in The Garden of Sinners.[more]
In 2004, GASHICON entered the graphics production company of S-INC – "INCS."
GASHICON became the person in charge for the graphic design of the fashion brand "h.NAOTO.[more]
According to Anime News Network, John Swasey is the most prolific male voice actor in North America with more roles and titles under his belt than any other male VA.[more]
Atsuko Ishizuka is a Japanese animator and director at Madhouse, one of the leading animation production companies in the world. She has been with Madhouse since 2004.[more]
ANCEA is proud to present Joji Wada as a guest of honor for Sakura-Con 2013. This is Mr. Wada's first Sakura-Con appearance.[more]
For more information or to suggest a guess visit the Guest Section of the
If your curious about Guests that have attended our Convention in the past,
be sure to check the Past Guests page.
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