I wanted to thank Dante for sending me this photo of Mari Iijima and myself at Sacanime 2010. We had a great time there. Mari did a concert that the fans thoroughly enjoyed. We did a panel together and sat together for autographs. For those who are not aware, we both played the character of Minmei. Mari in Macross and myself in Robotech. This was the first time we had ever appeared in an anime convention together.
I thought Sacramento was very cool and enjoyed exploring Old Sac, which is a perfectly restored Gold Rush Town. They were having Gold Rush Days there, during Labor Day Weekend, and everyone was dressed up in costumes. (no not cosplay costumes. . . LOL)
The hotel that the convention was held in was very cool. It had a huge man-made lake that you could look out and see from the autograph tables. A couple fans had to be rescued because they apparently jumped in.
The actors stayed downtown, near the capital. Sacramento is so easy to walk around. Ali Hillis, Liam O’Brien, their families and I went out to dinner one night at a great Italian restaurant. Wish I could remember the name. I also went to Cosmos, a very chic restaurant near the capital.
Thanks to all who made Sacanime such a wonderful experience. The security team rocked.
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