Following the success of SacAnime Spring, the first batch of guests for the Summer show have been announced and it’s a treat for fans of Halo. Steve Downes and Jen Taylor from the Halo series are the first confirmed guests for SacAnime Summer 2022.

Steve Downes is a voice actor who is best known for his role as John-117 (better known as Master Chief). He has voiced the iconic character since Halo: Combat Evolved and has appeared as the character in every entry of the series. He has also voiced the character in spin-off titles and crossovers. Downes is also set to return as Master Chief in the upcoming entry, Halo Infinite.

Jen Taylor is a voice actress who is best known for her role as Cortona in the Halo series and Princess Peach in the Super Mario series. She has voiced Cortana in every title since Halo: Combat Evolved along with crossover titles and spin-offs. She also plays Cortana in the Paramount+ series. From 1996 to 2006; she was the voice of Princess Peach in every Mario and Nintendo title. Her other iconic roles include Zoey in the Left 4 Dead series.

More guests along with details about the event will be announced in the future. Tickets for SacAnime Summer 2022 are currently on sale now. Hotel blocks are also expected to open up in the coming weeks.

SacAnime Summer 2022 will take place at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center from September 2nd to September 4th (Labor Day Weekend). It’s one of the largest anime conventions in Central California that organizes a series of insightful panels along with cosplay gatherings, musical events, and more.

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