SACANIME is being held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 31 - September 2, 2012 at the Woodlake Hotel in Sacramento. For more information, check out our website at: http://www.sacanime.com
Pre-Register by June 30th for only $25.
We're working on a last minute guest that has ties to both Jennifer Hale and Roger Craig Smith. Can you guess who it is?
Entries for the Digital Art Contest are due by June 30th.
Get a sneak peek at our Winter 2013 Show, being held at our new home, the Sacramento Convention Center and the Sheraton Grand Sacramento January 4 - 6, 2013.
SacAnime Summer 2012 Special Guests:
MICHELLE RUFF is the voice of such characters as Rukia from Bleach, Chi from Chobitz, and Jill Valentine from Resident Evil: Revelations.
JOHNNY YONG BOSCH got his start as Adam Park, the Black Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He later became very involved in voice acting work for various anime and video game titles including Vash the Stampede in Trigun, Kaneda in Akira, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, Nero in Devil May Cry 4,Yang in Street Fighter IV and Zero in Marvel VS Capcom 3. When Johnny is not voice acting, he is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band Eyeshine.
JENNIFER HALE is one of the industry's top voice actresses whose credits include Commander Shepard from the Mass Effect series, Cinderella, Princess Morebucks and Ms Keane from The Powerpuff Girls, Naomi Hunter from the Metal Gear Series, Sam and Mandy from 'Totally Spies', and Aayla Secura from Star Wars Clone Wars.
ROGER CRAIG SMITH is perhaps best known for providing the voice of Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series, Sonic the Hedgehog (as of 2010), and Ezio in the Assassin's Creed series. He has also voiced characters in TV shows such as Bleach, Code Geass, Naruto, and Wolverine and the X-Men and has voiced characters in video games such as MadWorld, Soulcalibur Legends, Soulcalibur IV, Tales of Vesperia, and Tekken 6.
TRAVIS WILLINGHAM is an actor/voice actor best known in the anime world for his character Colonel Roy Mustang in FullMetal Alchemist. His other credits include Ace from One Piece, The Hulk and The Human Torch in Marvel's animated series, "The Super Hero Squad Show", Guile from Street Fighter IV, Nathan Hale from Resistance 2 and many more.
LAURA BAILEY got her start in voice acting playing Kid Trunks on the hit series "Dragonball Z", and went on to play several leads in other popular anime titles: "Soul Eater" as Maka, "Crayon Shin-chan" as Shin, "Fruits Basket" as Tohru Honda, "Fullmetal Alchemist" as Lust, "Yu Yu Hakusho" as Keiko, "Kodocha" as Sana, "Blue Gender" as Marlene, "Basilisk" as Oboro, and "Gunslinger Girl" as Henrietta.
For those gamers out there, you can hear Laura's voice as Chun Li in Street Fighter IV, Rayne in the BloodRayne games, and many others.
BILLY MARTINEZ has been working in comics and fine art for over 18 years. He is the publisher of Neko Press. His works include Wildflower, Kickass Girl, and The Deepest Dark. 2012 marks his new release -In Your Face, a complete guide to drawing facial expressions.
EYESHINE is a four piece, "edge rock" band originating in West Hills, California. We should probably add something cool in this bio about "how promising we sound" but we'd be lying. Maybe you should just come check us out and let us know what you think. If we suck, please don't throw tomatoes - we prefer a bag of Peanut M&M's, Skittles, Hot Cheetos or Money (unmarked). Hopefully you'll like us and want to be our BFF. Members include Johnny, Maurice, Polo, and Crystal. Check out our YouTube series to see what it's like being in an unsigned band at http://www.youtube.com/
akai SKY stands as the premier American Jrock band in Northern California. The San Francisco-based band fuses Japanese lyrics and heavy rock sounds to create a unique mesh of music. www.akaisky.com
Hotel rooms are already going fast, so don't miss this rare opportunity to meet our guests in person during the VIP Only autograph session! Remember, VIP Upgrades are only available to those who book a room at the Woodlake Hotel, and rooms are very limited, so don't delay!
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