Information on Sakura-Con 2008

Sakura-Con


March 28-30, 2008
Washington State Convention & Trade Center


Attendance:
13,600 paid attendees (estimated)

Attendees:
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Advance Rates:
$35 until Jun 1; $40 until Sep 30; $45 until Mar 2

At-Door Rates:
$60 weekend; $35 Fri; $40 Sat; $30 Sun

Guests:
Ali Project (Band)
J.L. Anderson (Illustrator / Comic Artist, Antarctic Press)
Robby Bevard (Writer / Toner)
Caitlin Glass (Voice Actress / ADR Director)
Brandon Graham (Comic Artist)
Todd Haberkorn (Voice Actor)
Wes Hartman (Comic Writer)
Jerry Holkins (Web Comic Writer, Penny Arcade)
Yutaka Izubuchi (Mecha Designer)
Yuna Kagesaki (Manga Artist)
Toshihiro Kawamoto (Animator / Character Designer)
Roland Kelts (Author)
ketchup mania (Band)
Hiroki Kikuta (Composer)
Mike Krahulik (Web Comic Artist, Penny Arcade)
M. Alice LeGrow (Illustrator, Tokyopop)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Jake Myler (Artist)
Hiroshi Nagahama (Artist)
Joshua Ortega (Author)
Brina Palencia (Voice Actress / Singer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Derek Stephen Prince (Voice Actor)
Scandal (Band)
Yuji Shiozaki (Manga Artist)
The Slants (Band)
Nobuteru Yuuki (Character Designer)
26 guests listed

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Press Releases and News:

Jan 16, 2008 - Shojo Beat, Sakura-Con, and The Slants Announce Contest
Jan 23, 2008 - Sakura-Con hosts US debut of Ali Project and welcomes musical guests Scandal
Feb 04, 2008 - Bandai Visual USA to premiere Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time at Sakura-Con 2008
Mar 14, 2008 - Ali Project to perform 'Kotodama' at Sakura-Con

    Previous/Future Events:
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Baka!-Con 1999  April 23-25, 1999
Sakura-Con 2000  Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2000
Sakura-Con 2001  April 27-29, 2001
Sakura-Con 2002  April 26-28, 2002
Sakura-Con 2003  April 4-6, 2003
Sakura-Con 2004  April 23-25, 2004
Sakura-Con 2005  April 8-10, 2005
Sakura-Con 2006  March 24-26, 2006
Sakura-Con 2007  April 6-8, 2007
Sakura-Con 2008  March 28-30, 2008
Sakura-Con 2009  April 10-12, 2009
Sakura-Con 2010  April 2-4, 2010
Sakura-Con 2011  April 22-24, 2011
Sakura-Con 2012  April 6-8, 2012
Sakura-Con 2013  March 29-31, 2013
Sakura-Con 2014  April 18-20, 2014
Sakura-Con 2015  April 3-5, 2015
Sakura-Con 2016  March 25-27, 2016
Sakura-Con 2017  April 14-16, 2017

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