Post Street, between Laguna and Fillmore
San Francisco, California

"San Francisco's Sailor Moon" Maria Watanabe will appear at the Cherry blossom Festival on Saturday April 17 at 5:00 during the Sounds Of Japan Show,then on sunday, During the Cherry blossom Grand parade ( in sailor moon costume), and at the Cosplay talent show with her group animemyu on sunday.

Maria is a Sailor moon performer who has been doing free shows for children since 2007, Maria has been given the Honor award by the City of San Francisco for her volunteer work this year. She has also appeared in a japanese show called Mokusupe(broadcasted in japan), and has been invited as a special guest to mexico.In the united states, Maria has appeared at various animation conventions including wondercon where she won an award for her sailor moon costume .Maria has participated in various festivals including Cherry blossom festival,Spirit of japantown,Asian heritage.On April 2 2010 Maria was invited to do a show by a japanese pre-school in Japan,she is now became a friendship embassador,, the show was a success and she has been invited to once again visit japan next year.

Added by sailormoon on April 7, 2010