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Past Guests

Here is a list of Guests that have traveled to our convention over the years. Some of them had their anime convention debut at Sakura-Con. We've had quite a variety of dignitaries, guests and performers that have come to the Pacific Northwest.

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  1998 1999

Sakura-Con 2014

Guests
Todd Haberkorn
Leah Clark
Patrick Seitz
Koichi Ohata
Hiroshi Nagahama
ELISA
Tomohiko Ito
Shingo Adachi
Koji Masunari
Toshifumi Akai
Erica Mendez
Erik Scott Kimerer
Matthew Mercer
Christopher Smith
Yui Ishikawa
Kyoji Asano
Tetsuya Nakatake
Tetsuya Kinoshita
Mami Koyama
Shigehiko Sato
Range Murata
MINT
Angelic Pretty (maki)
RinRin Doll
Chuck Huber

Sakura-Con 2013

Guests
Vic Mignogna
Toshihiro Kawamoto
Reki Kawahara
Eir Aoi
Luna Haruna
Katsuyuki Motohiro
Naoyoshi Shiotani
Bryce Papenbrook
Stephanie Sheh
Ayumi Fujimura
GASHICON
John Swasey
Atsuko Ishizuka
Joji Wada

Sakura-Con 2012

Guests
Todd Haberkorn
Steve Blum
Jamie Marchi
Clarine Harp
Reuben Langdon
Christopher R. Sabat
STEREOPONY
Fumiko Kawamura
Michihiko Suwa
Jonathan Klein
Leah Clark
Zekkyō
Retsu Tateo
Yutaka Minowa
Gen Urobuchi
Katsushi Ota
Atsuhiro Iwakami
Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Kanon Wakeshima
Yuko Ashizawa
Moi dix Mois
h.NAOTO - Naoto Hirooka
Masakazu Morita
Obitsu

Sakura-Con 2011

Guests
Clarine Harp
exist†trace
Chistopher Bevins
Tiffany Grant
Chris Cason
Berryz Kobo
DJ Saiyan
Spunk Da Bunny
Sixh.
Cynthia Cranz
Dj Blade
VOFAN
Wendy Powell
DJ Rize
Jo Chen
Stephanie Sheh
Cristina Vee
Cassandra Lee Morris
Daisuke Moriyama
Kotono Mitsuishi
Tony Oliver
Atsushi Suzumi
6%DOKIDOKI
Jason Thompson
Michael Sinterniklaas
Roland Kelts

Sakura-Con 2010

Guests
Chris Patton - Voice Actor
Richard Epcar - Voice Actor, Director
Dazzle Vision - Musical Artist
Luci Christian - Voice Actor
Brina Palencia - Actor, ADR Director
HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR - Musical Artist
Kent Williams - Actor
Todd Haberkorn - Actor
Soul Candy - Musical Artist
Vic Mignogna - Composer, Producer, Actor
Troy Baker - Voice Actor, Performer
Hsu-nami - Musical Artist
Ellyn Stern - Voice Actor, Performer
Chloe Chan - Artist
Yutaka Minowa - Character Designer, Animation Director
Tsuyoshi Nonaka - Mechanical Designer
Wendy Powell - Voice Actor
Jennie Breeden - "The Devil's Panties" Webcomic Artist
Cari Corene - Artist
DJ Sharpnel - Musical Artist
Mayumi Tanaka - Voice Actor
Jason Thompson - Author, Manga Editor
Victor Hao - "King of RPGs" Graphic Novel Arists
Katsuhiro Namba - Actor, Voice Actor, Singer
Satoshi Nishimura - Animator
Takahiro Yoshimatsu - Animator, Manga Author
Noizi Ito - Artist, Charactor Designer
Shawn Handyside - "Staccato" Webcomic artist
Ryo Horikawa - Voice Actor
Aliena Shoemaker - Artist
Performers
Dazzle Vision
HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR
Soul Candy
Hsu-nami
DJ Sharpnel

Sakura-Con 2009

Guests
Smile.dk - Musical Artist
girugamesh - Musical Artist
The Slants - Musical Artist
Hangry & Angry - Musical Artist
Jonathan Klein - Vice-President, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of New Generation Pictures, Inc.
Aaron Dismuke - Voice Actor
Leah Clarke - Director, Writer, Voice Actress
Todd Haberkorn - Actor
Wendy Powell - Voice Actor
Kappei Yamaguchi - Voice Actor
Peter Fernandez - Actor, Voice Actor, Film Director, Film Crew Person
Greg Dean - "Real Life" WebComic artist
Roland Kelts - Author, Lecturer
Sasaki Nozomu - Voice Actor
Yoshitoshi ABe - Creator and Producer
Koichi Ohata - Creator, Artist, Director, Mechanical Designer
Hideo Okamoto - Character Designer, Planner/Creator
Jerry Holkins - "Penny Arcade" Webcomic Author
Mike Krahulik - "Penny Arcade" Webcomic Illustrator
Myuji - Musician
David Stanworth - Webcomic artist
Shawn Handyside - "Staccato" Webcomic artist
J. Michael Tatum - Voice Actor
Joel McDonald - Actor and Voice Actor
Performers
Smile.dk - Musical Artist
girugamesh - Musical Artist
The Slants - Musical Artist
Hangry & Angry - Musical Artist

Sakura-Con 2008

Guests
Vic Mignogna - Composer, Producer, Actor
Steve Prince - Actor
ketchup mania - Musical Artist
The Slants - Musical Artist
SCANDAL - Musical Artist
ALI PROJECT - Musical Artist
Roland Kelts - Author, Lecturer
Todd Haberkorn - Actor
Aki Tsunaki - Director
Caitlin Glass - Actor, ADR Director
Brina Palencia - Actor, ADR Director
Toshihiro Kawamoto - Character Designer, Animator, Animation Director
M. Alice LeGrow - Graphic Novel Artist
Nobuteru Yuuki - Character Designer, Animation Director, Manga Creator
Yutaka Izubuchi - Illustrator, Designer, Director
Hiroshi Nagahama - Anime Director, Designer
Hiroki Kikuta - Composer, Game Producer
Brandon Graham - Comic Artist
Jake Myler
Joshua Ortega
Jerry Holkins - "Penny Arcade" Webcomic Author
Mike Krahulik - "Penny Arcade" Webcomic Illustrator
Wes Hartman - Author
Robby Bevard - Comic Toner, Illustrator
J.L. Anderson - Illustrator, Designer, Comic Artist
Yuji Shiozaki - Manga Creator, Artist
Yuna Kagesaki - Manga Creator, Artist
Performers
Vic Mignogna - Composer, Producer, Actor
ketchup mania - Musical Artist
The Slants - Musical Artist
SCANDAL - Musical Artist
ALI PROJECT - Musical Artist

Sakura-Con 2007

Guests
A-Key Kyo Band
Colleen Clinkenbeard
Akitaroh Daichi
Fred Gallagher
Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck
KT Gray
Shawn Handyside
Kouta Hirano
Jeph Jacques
Kyle Jones
Jonathan Klein
Hideyuki Kurata
Jason Liebrecht
LiN CLOVER
Sam Logan
Vic Mignogna
Yutaka Minowa
m.o.v.e
Kaori Nazuka
Yasuhiro Nightow
Liam O'Brien
Penny Arcade
Monica Rial
Rooster Teeth Productions
Carrie Savage
Sumi Shimamoto
Doug Smith
Spike Spencer
John Swasey
Toshifumi Yoshida
Performers
A-Key Kyo Band
Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck
LiN CLOVER
m.o.v.e
Companies
ADV Films
Antarctic Press
Cosplay.com
Cosworx
DrMasterbooks
GameWorks
Geneon
Newtype USA
Scarecrow Video

Sakura-Con 2006

Guests
Katie Bair - Costume and Wig Designer, Manga Artist
Ippongi Bang - Manga Artist and Actress
Jessica Boone - Voice Actress
camino - Musical Artist
Fred Gallagher - Web Comic Artist
Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck - Musical Artist
Takanori Hoshino - Voice Actor
Takahiro Kimura - Character Designer and Animation Director
Hideyuki Kurata - Script and Manga Writer
Liam O'Brien - Voice Actor and ADR Director
Tony Oliver - Voice Actor, Director and Producer
Penny Arcade (Gabe and Tycho) - Web Comic Artists
Run Sasaki - Voice Actress, Team DreamCatchers Director
Jennifer Sekiguchi - Voice Actress
Goro Taniguchi - Director and Producer
David Vincent - Voice Actor
David Williams - ADR Director and Producer
Performers
camino
Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck
Team DreamCatchers
The 404's
Companies
ADV Films
Antarctic Press
Bawls Guarana Communications Group
Cosplay.Com
Cosworx
GameWorks
Geneon
Microsoft Playtest Research
Scarecrow Video
Zetta Music

Sakura-Con 2005

Guests
angela - Musical Group
Ippongi Bang - Manga Artist
Kumiko Kato - Musical Artist
Hiroki Kikuta - Composer
Hiroshi Nagahama - Director
Ikue Ohtani - Voice Actress
Tatsuo Sato - Director
Run Sasaki - Voice Actress, Team DreamCatchers Director
Greg Dean - Web Comic artist
Penny Arcade (Gabe and Tycho) - Web Comic Artists
Kevin McKeever - Harmony Gold Operations Coordinator
Dan Woren - Voice Actor
Travis Willingham - Voice Actor
Tommy Yune - Harmony Gold Creative Director
Performers
angela
Kumiko Kato
Ikue Ohtani
Team DreamCatchers
The 404's
Companies
ADV Films
Antarctic Press
Bandai
Geneon
FUNimation
Harmony Gold
Tokyopop

Sakura-Con 2004

Guests
hiro - J-pop artist
Yoshitoshi ABe - Creator and Producer
Akitaroh Daichi - Creator and Director
Hiroki Kikuta - Composer
Hiroshi Nagahama - Director
Run Sasaki - Voice Actress
Yasuyuki Ueda - Director
Yoshihiko Umakoshi - Character Designer
Kaeko Sakamoto - Producer, Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Eric P. Sherman - ADR Director, Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Gabe and Tycho - Web Comic Creators, Penny Arcade
Fred Gallagher - Web Comic Creator, Megatokyo.com
Colleen Clinkenbeard - Voice Actress
Michael Dobson - Voice Actor, Ocean Studios
Scott McNeil - Voice Actor, Ocean Studios
Monica Rial - Voice Actress, ADV Films
Performers
Circle of Fire
Fujiyama Yowau (Vicki Marsten)
hiro
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Companies
ADV Films
Antarctic Press
Funimation
Geneon
Dark Horse

Sakura-Con 2003

Guests
Hiroshi Nagahama - Director
Yoshinobu Yamakawa - Animator/Character Designer
Hidakazu Shimamura - Character Designer
Yukio Kikukawa - Producer Tokuma Shoten
Susumu Sakurai - Editorial Director Raijin Comics
Fred Gallagher - Manga Artist MegaTokyo
Michelle Ruff - Voice Actress
Hillary Haag - Voice Actress
Companies
ADV Films
Manga Entertainment
Super Techno Arts
Urban Vision
Synch-Point/Brocolli
Dark Horse

Sakura-Con 2002

Guests
Norio Shioyama - Animator/Creator
Hiroshi Nagahama - Director
Masakazu Yonemura - Script/Screenwriter
Pam Lauer - Voice Actress
Jessica Calvello - Voice Actress
Johnny Yong Bosch - Voice Actor
Dr. Antonia Levi - Author, Professor
Performers
Tsunami Taiko
Dignitaries
Fumiko Saiga - Consulate General of Seattle
Ron Simms - King County Executive
Companies
ADV Films
Bandai
Pioneer
Super Techno Arts
Enix
Dark Horse

Sakura-Con 2001

Guests
Hiroki Hayashi - Director/Creator
Mitsutaka Iguchi - Animator
Lia Sargent - Voice Actress
Steven Bennett IV - Animator/Manga artist
Pam Lauer - Voice Actress
Lorraine Reyes - Manga Artist
Dr. Antonia Levi - Author
Performers
Taka Koto Ensemble
Mary Ohno & the Kabuki Academy
Dignitaries
Fumiko Saiga - Consulate General of Seattle
Companies
ADV Films
Bandai
Manga Entertainment
Dark Horse
Ironcat(now IC Entertainment)
Enix
Bungie

Sakura-Con 2000

Guests
Lex Lang - Voice Actor
Sandy Fox - Voice Actress
Doug Smith - Voice Actor
Tristan MacAvery - Voice Actor
Tiffany Grant - Voice Actress
Dr. Antonia Levi - Author
Performers
Taka Koto Ensemble
Yushin Daiko
Companies
Bandai
Dark Horse
Enix(now Square Enix)

Baka-Con 1999

Guests
Stan Sakai - Manga Artist
Tiffany Grant - Voice Actress
Tristan MacAvery - Voice Actor
Performers
Yushin Daiko

Baka-Con 1998

Guests
Dr. Antonia Levi - Author, Professor
Stu Levi - CEO Mixx Entertainment
Ron Scovil - Editor In Chief Mixxzine
Sam Liebowietz - Founder of Software
Sculptors/Media Blasters
Neil Nadelman - Translator
Tony Butler - Aquarian Productions
Bruce Duffy - Tomodachi Anime
Companies
Mixx Entertainment(now TokyoPop)
Media Blasters

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