Sakura-Con

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Sakura-Con

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April 14th-17th, 2022

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Washington State Convention Center

Held over Easter weekend at the Washington State Convention Center, Sakura-Con is Washington state’s largest Anime and Japanese Pop-Culture convention. While pop culture is the event’s primary driving force, one can still find panels discussing traditional culture.

 

Running since 1998, Sakura-Con benefits from strong name recognition, it regularly pulls over 25,000 attendees, many of which travel from out of state.

 

Events at Sakura-Con typically include:
Contests
Ranging from karaoke to cosplay

 

Fan Panels
For discussion of all varieties of anime and Japanese pop culture

 

Masquerade Ball
Sporting a different theme each year, the Masquerade Ball is a formal and family-friendly event

 

Cosplay Chess
A flamboyant take on chess featuring your favorite anime characters as chess pieces

 

Gaming Room
Sakura-Con hosts a massive gaming room available for free to all registered attendees

 

Manga Library
A huge selection of manga is made available along with library staff to aid your search for great reads