Information on Saboten Con 2017

Saboten Con [visit site]


September 1-4, 2017
Sheraton Grand Phoenix

Organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment

Information:
Saboten Con is an American anime convention held in Phoenix, Arizona and organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment. The convention is held on Labor Day weekend and lasts for 4 days (Fri-Mon). It is currently hosted at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix. Saboten Con is the largest anime convention in Arizona with attendance reaching 6,745 (unique) / 20,983 (turnstile) for the 2015 event. Saboten Con gains its name by combining the Japanese name for Cactus "Saboten" and adding the word "con" for convention at the end. The cactus helps reference the conventions roots in Arizona which is home to many species of cactus.

Attendance:
12,132 warm bodies
37,609 turnstile attendance count

Advance Rates:
$37.50 through Mar 5, 2017
$42.50 through May 7, 2017
$47.50 through Jul 9, 2017
$52.50

At-Door Rates:
All 4 days: $55
Fri: $20
Sat: $30
Sun: $30
Mon: $20

Guests:
Robert Axelrod (Actor, Integrity Publicity)
Morgan Berry (Voice Actress)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
Ben Diskin (Voice Actor)
Eurobeat Kasumi (Cosplay Photographer)
Eyeshine (Band)
Hollow Mellow (Band)
Kazha (Band)
Kiba (Cosplaying Corgi)
Susan Lake (Author / Designer)
Cherami Leigh (Voice Actress)
Ryan McMurry (Artist / Cosplayer)
Yuko Miyamura (Voice Actress)
Enji Night (Cosplayer)
Steve "Warky" Nunez (Voice Actor / Pianist / Comedian, DragonFleet Studios)
Christophe Tang (Cosplayer / Video Game Designer, Hitspark Games)
Dave Trosko (Voice Actor)

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Previous/Future Events:
Saboten-Con 2008  May 24-26, 2008
Saboten-Con 2009  Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2009
Saboten-Con 2010  October 1-3, 2010
Saboten-Con 2011  Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2011
Saboten-Con 2012  September 1-3, 2012
Saboten-Con 2013  Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2013
Saboten-Con 2014  Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
Saboten Con 2015  September 4-7, 2015
Saboten Con 2016  September 2-5, 2016
Saboten Con 2017  September 1-4, 2017

Update Information for Saboten Con 2017
Last updated: 2017-12-08