June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

J-Pop Room Information

J-Pop Room Information

03/16/14

All that is J-Pop and J-Rock at A-Kon®. Whether you’re just killing time between panels or you’re a die hard Japanese music enthusiast, feel free to come on down and check us out!

Registration Information

Registration Information

03/15/14

Pricing information on Membership fees and more. Also, if you have questions on Registration, you can find it here.

American Airlines to provide A-Kon® 25 attendees a discount

American Airlines to provide A-Kon® 25 attendees a discount

03/14/14

American Airlines to provide A-Kon® 24 attendees a 5% discount for round trip travel to our event in Dallas, Texas. The valid travel dates for this discount are May 24, 2013 through June 9, 2013. You can easily access American’s fares by going to www.aa.com to book your flight.

The Neko Neko Maid & Host Club wants you!

The Neko Neko Maid & Host Club wants you!

03/13/14

              Neko Neko Maid & Host Club is looking for maids and hosts that are 17+ who would like to perform at A-Kon 2014 along with our touring cast members and are ready to bring back maid/host cafe fun to A-Kon for the fifth year in a row! As a maid or host you’ll have the opportunity to cosplay your very own maid or...

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

03/12/14

A-Kon and Babel Rock present legendary guitarist of XJAPAN, Pata with his band: Ra:IN. Welcome, Pata, and his band mates Michiaki Suzuki, Tetsu Mukaiyama, and Daijiro “DIE” Nozawa.

Cosplay Break Room

Cosplay Break Room

03/11/14

              This year, A-Kon Cosplay is trying something different! Because the new hotel has a lot of awesome photoshoot locations, we’re turning our dedicated photo room next to Cosplay HQ into a Cosplay Break Room. Absolutely no photography will be allowed in this room, so it will be a safe space to relax. DeSoto B...

Hall Costume Contest for A-Kon 25

Hall Costume Contest for A-Kon 25

03/11/14

              HALL COSPLAY CONTEST: Have a costume? Want a chance to have your costume’s craftsmanship judged in a contest without having to brave the beast that is the A-Kon Main Cosplay audience? Cursed with shyness or terrible stage fright? Then the Hall Cosplay Contest is for you! How to Enter: Simply show up at the...

Artist Ken Steacy at A-Kon 25

Artist Ken Steacy at A-Kon 25

03/09/14

              KEN STEACY decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book author/illustrator, a dream he realized in 1974. Since then, he has worked in the industry as writer, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Astro Boy, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars gang, to name...

Anime LARP – Divergence: Revengeance! The Money of Soul and Villainous Control!

Anime LARP – Divergence: Revengeance! The Money of Soul and Villainous Control!

03/09/14

              What happens when there is a world devoid of heroes?  When the villains are competing for control, what type of future can there be?  We’re not sure, but we do know there will be some chaos in the making! Come join us in our fourth game of the anime LARP, Divergence this year at Project A -Kon!  The game...

Weapons Policy *Now Updated

Weapons Policy *Now Updated

03/08/14

              A-Kon® reserves the right to refuse entry of any prop/weapon it deems unfit for any reason. Any misuse of a prop/weapon (horseplay, dueling, fighting, running/swinging, firing, etc.) is grounds for removal and or ejection from convention premises without recourse, up to and including legal action depending on the...