Friday, August 31, Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, various times, Sacramento Convention Center and the Sheraton Grand, $20-$50
Pick up a three-day, one-way ticket to SacAnime, a fantasy foray into cosplay and all things anime. There’s an incredible amount of happenings, with panel talks on Yuri!!! On Ice, My Hero Academia, Winnie the Pooh and lots more, cosplay contests and workshops that range everything from fighting with foam, to being a good Dungeons & Dragons player, to developing makeup art skills, to 3D printing. If anime is your cup of tea, this is just about the biggest mug you could possibly find. 1400 J Street and 1230 J Street, sacanime.com.