With the Sacramento Convention Center going to undergo renovation later in 2019, fans have been concerned about the future of SacAnime. All those concerns have been answered along with details about the Summer 2019 event.
SacAnime has announced the date and the first batch of special guests for the Summer 2019 event. It has also announced the location of the Winter and Summer 2020 events.
The Future of SacAnime
SacAnime has confirmed that the Winter 2020 and Summer 2020 events will take place at Cal Expo (located 10min from the Sacramento Convention Center). It has also been confirmed that SacAnime Winter will return to the Convention Center in 2021.
During the Winter 2019 event, the first batch of guests for the Summer event were announced. Among them are stars from Disney classics along with the cast of My Hero Academia and Final Fantasy.
At the moment, the guest list includes:
Jim Cummings is an acclaimed voice actor who has played numerous iconic characters in his career. He is best known as the official voice of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger in all adaptations of in the series, with Christopher Robin being the latest entry. His other notable roles include Pete on Goof Troop and A Goofy Movie, General Muoro in the 2003 dub version of Castle in the Sky along with the titular hero on Darkwing Duck while also reprising the role for the DuckTales reboot.
Hedy Burress is a voice actress who is best known for her role as Yuna in the Final Fantasy series. Her other notable roles are Maddy Wirtz in Foxfire along with Cis and Yoko in The Animatrix.
Gregg Berger is a voice actor best known for his role as Cornfed Pig on the cult show Duckman and Jecht in Final Fantasy X. His other notable roles include The Pain in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Odie in the Garfield movies.
Gwendoline Yeo is an actress who is best known for her role as Sun Foy in Broken Trail (having been personally selected for the role by Robert Duvall) Paine in Final Fantasy X-2 and Kingdom Hearts II.
Kellen Goff is a voice actor best known for his role as Kai Chisaki on My Hero Academia and Funtime Freddy in the Five Nights at Freddy’s series.
Ricco Fajardo is a voice actor best known for his role as Mirio Togata in My Hero Academia and 9G in Darling in the Franxx. His other notable performances include Koichi in the Junji Ito Collection and Nozel Silva in Black Clover.
Aaron Dismuke is a voice actor who is best known for his role as Alphonse Elric in the Fullmetal Alchemist series and Oscar Pine in RWBY.
Terence McGovern is a voice actor and radio personality from the Bay Area. He is best known for his role as Launchpad McQuack in a verity of TV shows with Darkwing Duck and the original DuckTales being the most well known.
Samantha Ireland is an voice actress who is best known for her role as Nora Valkyrie on RWBY.
SacAnime Summer 2019 will take place at the Sacramento Convention Center during the weekend of June 7th to the 9th. Registration has not opened and more guests will be announced in the future.
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