Below is our announced guest lineup for 2017!

Check back regularly for more guest announcements throughout the year!


Wadaiko Drummers, Sunday Concert

Mastering both the dynamic and lively beats of a Matsuri and refreshing sounds inspired by nature, AUN and HIDE’s music is bound to reach your heart and purify your soul.

Kuniko Kanawa

Priestess, Consultant, Model

Kuniko Kanawa is a certified Kimono consultant, Kimono model, founder of Washington D.C. Kimono Club, Edo Tsumami Kanzashi artisan, and also a certified Shinto priestess.

Jamie McGonnigal

Voice Actor, Producer, Advocate

Jamie has been a voice actor for nearly 20 years and known for roles in Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX & 5Ds, One Piece and more.

Vic Mignogna

Voice Actor, Actor, Producer

Vic has been in more than three hundred animated series and video games! Vic works regularly writing, producing and directing video and film productions of all kinds.

Stephanie Sheh

Voice Actress, Director, Writer

Stephanie looks forward to meeting everyone at the convention. She hopes to create amazing fun new memories and inspire people to be the best version of themselves they can be.

Matsuri Cultural Celebration Guests

Project BECK

Tribute Band

Project BECK, a tribute band for the anime series "BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad," combines the talents of six friends, including voice actor Greg Ayres.

The Slants

Rock Band

Portland’s The Slants are the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band in the world. They offer up catchy dance beats, strong hooks, and a bombastic live show that is “not to be missed.”