June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Patrick Owens of Fractal Fox at A-Kon 25

Patrick Owens of Fractal Fox at A-Kon 25

03/28/14

              Patrick Owens: Producer at Fractal Fox, Patrick has been working in the game industry since 2008.  Starting out doing animation and now specializing in game design and production; Patrick works with his team to bring the spirited games Greeble, Cat Juggling, Brain and Zombie, and more to life. Fractal Fox:...

Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 25

Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 25

02/24/14

              Anthony Brownrigg is a filmmaker, actor, musician and all around media specialist. For over thirty years he has been in the video and film production industry producing and directing the award winning Red Victoria, Silent Interchanges, Dark Evolution and many others. His recent projects include the werewolf...

A-Kon 2014: Helen McCarthy

A-Kon 2014: Helen McCarthy

02/17/14

              Helen McCarthy loves conventions; this year she celebrates four decades of congoing since the first British Star Trek Convention in 1974. Her first American convention was Boskone in 1977, where she looked her most ladylike in long gloves and pearls at the Regency tea dance. Her first anime convention was ANIME...

Starlog Publisher Kerry O’Quinn will be at A-Kon 25

Starlog Publisher Kerry O’Quinn will be at A-Kon 25

02/12/14

              In 1972, after working as Art Director for two different New York magazine publishers, Kerry launched his own publishing company with partner Norman Jacobs. They started with DAILY TV SERIALS, a soap opera magazine that became the most respected publication covering the 14 daytime, 5-day-a-week dramas. In 1976...

Team Four Star returns to A-Kon 25 *Updated Info*

Team Four Star returns to A-Kon 25 *Updated Info*

02/12/14

                *UPDATED INFORMATION*  - Nick “Lanipator” Landis and Curtis “Takahata101” Arnott are not going to be able to join us at A-Kon this year. So, KaiserNeko is bringing some new friends to the convention. Please read below on Chris Guerrero and Lawrence “MasakoX” Simpson and welcome them to...

Take One Productions returns to A-Kon 25

Take One Productions returns to A-Kon 25

01/29/14

Comedy. That’s what they will give you. Lots of comedy.

Meet Gilles Poitras at A-Kon 25

Meet Gilles Poitras at A-Kon 25

12/27/13

              Gilles is best known to anime fans for his three books; The Anime Companion, Anime Essentials and the Anime Companion 2, he has also written for NewType USA and Otaku USA. Gilles also sits on the senior board of Mechademia, an annual scholarly anthology of essays on anime, manga and fan culture. Gilles also has...

Meet Kevin McKeever – Robotech V.P. of Marketing

Meet Kevin McKeever – Robotech V.P. of Marketing

12/27/13

              A graduate of the lighting design program from Emerson College, Kevin has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly 15 years. He has worked in theater production at world class venues such as the Goodspeed Opera House, the Emerson Majestic Theater, Foxwoods Casino, and the Mohegan Sun Resort which he...

Meet Jackie Kashian at A-Kon 25

Meet Jackie Kashian at A-Kon 25

12/07/13

              Jackie Kashian is probably best described as a comedian with a sardonic delivery matched with a geeky interior and surprisingly chill exterior. That’s perhaps the greatest thing about Jackie, her very real, very personal delivery, and very human thoughts on what she’s expounding. Her comedy is like...

Patrick Scott Patterson at A-Kon 25

Patrick Scott Patterson at A-Kon 25

11/18/13

Patrick Scott Patterson is a video gaming personality and historian, gaming since 1981. His gaming exploits have been featured by outlets such as Guinness World Records and ESPN and his creative content has appeared on The Jace Hall Show, G4tv, Kotaku, MSNBC and more.