Get Educated with Helen McCarthy

Get Educated with Helen McCarthy

Helen McCarthy has had a busy year. The Anime Encyclopedia, her epic work with Jonathan Clements, had its third edition in 2015. It’s now over a thousand pages long with over 1,100,000 words. For the new edition alone, she and Clements each wrote the equivalent...
Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 26

Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 26

Editor, translator, producer and teacher—Jonathan “Jake” Tarbox has done it all during his career in international media and content production. He’s worked for DC Comics, Time Warner, VIZ Media, Kadokawa Publications and the NFL to produce print and video content for...
Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 26

Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 26

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....
DollAkon Guests

DollAkon Guests

Ringdoll Huang Shan is the main founder and chief designer of Ringdoll, which he created with four other designers in 2009. After graduating from the top university, China Academy Of Art, he built a strong reputation and influence in the area of art because of his...
Titanesque Cosplay

Titanesque Cosplay

Sumner, Marissa, Heather and Caitlin are Titanesque Cosplay, Dallas’s premier group of super poor college students who make costumes. Over the last six years of our cosplay careers, we have created dozens of costumes with our self-taught sewing and crafting skills. We...
A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

Jim O’Rear has been involved in the entertainment industry for over thirty years, beginning his career on tour as The Youngest Professional Magician and quickly transitioning into the world of film and television. Trained in New York at The American Academy Of...