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Rika Muranaka Comes to Saboten Con!


Saboten Con is introducing another special musical guest, the talented Rika Muranaka! Rika has been in the business for 20 years, working with Konami and other professional musicians. She has written music for Silent Hill, Metal Gear Solid, and its sequels: Sons of Liberty, Snake Eater, and Guns for Patriots. Her work has spanned multiple…

SABOTEN CON 2015 | Guest Preview


Saboten Con is coming up once again, and they have been announcing an impressive guest list. The con runs September 4th through the 7th, having moved to the downtown Sheraton. That means bigger and better things, and they have started off with their guests. The guests will of course be hosting panels and events, those…

ROBOTECH 30th Anniversary coming to Saboten Con 2015!

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Nowadays, animes like “Kill La Kill” and “Attack on Titan” may be popular, but it’s the old greats that help shape what anime is today. Harmony Gold in association with Saboten Con is pleased to announce that the Robotech Convention Tour will come to Phoenix, AZ this year to celebrate its 30th anniversary in the US. In order to…

Saboten Con 2014 Review


Well, another Saboten Con is over, and everyone has packed up their artist alley booths and made their way home. But, upon leaving the convention, looking at the swag we all bought and the pictures that were taken, we look back and immediately review the event. So, here is my review of a con I’ve…

A Look At SABOTEN CON 2014


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Saboten Con 2014 Preview


Another year, another visit to Arizona’s biggest anime convention, Saboten Con. This year proves to be even bigger and better than last year’s, and has a lot to look forward to. Taking place Labor Day weekend and now sporting a 4-day event, Saboten Con runs from August 29th through September 1st. It will be held at the Renaissance Hotel & Suites…

Super Laundry Bag aka Nancy Rose


No mission is too small for this real life superhero! One moment she could be making a salad in the produce department, the next hunting down a poltergeist that just smashed a few bottles in the back room. Nancy Rose DiStefano, aka Super Laundry Bag, appeared on the Comic Con scene in 2010. SLB has…

Attack on Saboten Con ’13


What can I say about Saboten Con, I’ve gone all six years, I’ve watched it grow from a rather small con to the biggest anime convention in Arizona. It has sentimental meaning to me, like going back home and seeing friends that you left behind. In its six years, Sabo has changed its venue from…