Manga & Cosplay at Sakura Matsuri - Brooklyn - May 2 & 3

Coming up on May 2 & 3 is Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 28th Annual Sakura Matsuri. Because sooo many anime/manga fans and cosplayers keep showing up every year, BBG keeps adding programs for us! Let's keep it going!! Spread the word!

- NYC's Largest Cos-Play Photo Shoot (new this year!) Thousands of festival-goers in costume will gather together under BBG's peerless flowering cherry trees for some unforgettable image-making.
- Misako Rocks! A Crazy Comic Life (new this year!), during which illustrator Misako Rocks!, known for her works Rock and Roll Love, Biker Girl, and Detective Jermain, will guide visitors through her colorful childhood in Japan and other sources of inspiration for her manga.
- Funny Voices: Anime Voice Actor Roundtable (new this year!) features New York City's hottest talents in anime cartoon voice talent talking about, and as, their legendary characters.
- Kensuke Okabayashi presents a fantastic character-sketching talk and demo and signs copies of his book Manga for Dummies.

- AnimeNEXT Manga Library

-Sakura J-Lounge returns with an expanded lineup of DJs spinning a wide variety of Japanese pop and rock old and new!
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
900 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
May 2 & 3
10am - 6pm
$12 adults, $6 students & seniors, children under 12 free
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