June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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...

M. Alice LeGrow returns to A-Kon 25

M. Alice LeGrow returns to A-Kon 25

12/27/13

              M. Alice LeGrow is a freelance graphic novelist and the creator of Bizenghast, an eight-volume graphic novel series published by Tokyopop, Inc. Bizenghast has been translated into over a dozen languages for fans all over the globe. The series has spawned a full novelization, iTunes companion soundtrack, puzzles,...

Caitlin Glass at A-Kon 25

Caitlin Glass at A-Kon 25

12/27/13

              A voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been working in the anime industry since 2004. Most recently Caitlin has played Zessica in Aquarion: EVOL, Arissa in Guilty Crown, Pepe Lima in Michiko & Hatchiin, Magnolia in Last Exile: Fam, The...

Taliesin Jaffe at A-Kon 25

Taliesin Jaffe at A-Kon 25

12/27/13

              Taliesin Jaffe started his career as a child actor appearing in films such as Mr. Mom, 2010 and Explorers, and television shows such as She’s the Sheriff, Amazing Stories and The Facts of Life. After a brief adventure living in Japan, he went on to work as an ADR director and script adaptor for animation...

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...

Meet Ben Dunn at A-Kon 25

Meet Ben Dunn at A-Kon 25

12/05/13

                Ben Dunn was born in Taiwan on April 17, 1964. His first professional work was in BLOODY BONES AND BLACK-EYED PEAS #1 for Galaxy Comics in 1983. In 1985 he started Antarctic Press with MANGAZINE. A manga inspired comic book where he introduced TIGER-X, MIGHTY TINY, THE MAGICIAN and MESSERSCHMITT. In 1986...

Kristen McGuire returns to A-Kon 25

Kristen McGuire returns to A-Kon 25

12/05/13

Kristen McGuire is a self published manga artist who has plagued the local anime conventions for years convincing unsuspecting victims to purchase her comic book series, Enchanted.

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

12/05/13

                Steve first honed his artistic chops when he was just a teenager living in Tokyo.  He landed a part-time gig with Noburu Furusei (New Dominion Tank Police, Lupin III, etc.) at Studio Aoehyma and was lucky enough to work on series like Only You and Yamamoto. Later he was able to turn this experience into an...

J. Michael Tatum will be at A-Kon 25

J. Michael Tatum will be at A-Kon 25

12/01/13

                Nurtured on anime classics from the tender age of Star Blazers, this reclusive fanboy-turned-voice actor/writer/ADR director/flake extraordinaire spent more years than he cares to remember in what might charitably be described as freefall before landing, mostly by accident, smack dab on the industry of his...

Meet Andy Ashcraft at A-Kon 25

Meet Andy Ashcraft at A-Kon 25

11/18/13

            Andy Ashcraft got the game-design bug in the 80’s when he started designing D&D worlds and adventures for his friends.  This lead to board-games, card games and LARPs designed for ENIGMA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy club at UCLA, where Andy got a degree in Graphic Design.  After designing a 65-player ‘Sandman’...