June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Rachel Lara returns to A-Kon 25

Rachel Lara returns to A-Kon 25

11/18/13

Model/Actress/Gamer/Professional Zombie Slayer

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.

Nene Thomas at A-Kon 25

Nene Thomas at A-Kon 25

10/08/13

              Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the artist’s professional name “Nene” comes from her family nickname.   Her sister called her Oneesan, which means “Big Sister” in Japanese, which eventually was shortened to Nene. With no formal art education other than a figure drawing class in...

Yaya Han returns to A-Kon 25

Yaya Han returns to A-Kon 25

10/08/13

              Yaya Han is a costume designer, model and cosplay entertainer with over a decade of experience. After discovering cosplay at Anime Expo in 1999, she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume design and creation. To this day Yaya has made 250+ costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games,...

Meet the Original “Nova” Amy Howard Wilson

Meet the Original “Nova” Amy Howard Wilson

10/08/13

Born in Detroit on May 28, 1955, Amy was “bit by the acting bug” in high school. She is a proud graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City – Class of ’75. In 1979, Amy was working in the front office of the Weist-Barron School for TV and Commercial Acting. Kit Carter, the casting director, called the school...

Martin “LittleKuriboh” Billany at A-Kon 25

Martin “LittleKuriboh” Billany at A-Kon 25

10/08/13

LittleKuriboh (AKA Martin Billany) is the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged series and the godfather of the abridged age.

Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 25

Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 25

10/08/13

              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 both the Japanese and American markets. While...

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

10/08/13

Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter (Ryu), Naruto (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), X Men Arcade (all male voices) and Gurren Lagann (Kamina).