June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Sleeping Samurai returns to A-Kon

Sleeping Samurai returns to A-Kon

03/17/14

              Sleeping Samurai is a company based around bringing Interactive Entertainment to conventions.  We supply hand made foam weapons, made to simulate actual weapons with as much historical accuracy as possible.  These weapons are created entirely by the staff of Sleeping Samurai.  Most all of the weapons that we...

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...

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

02/26/14

VO-Idol is a competition for amateur/aspiring voice actors to put their acting skills to the test. Contestants will be asked to perform different aspects of voice over – not just anime. There are three rounds total. Auditions will be submitted prior to the convention, while the second and final rounds will take place at the convention.

Model Contest Information

Model Contest Information

02/26/14

Advanced Visual Designs (AVD) once again hosts the Model Contest. As always, awards are First, Second, and Third Place in each category, as well as Best of Show. These beautifully crafted, lovingly assembled works are well worth taking time to see. But please don’t touch. If you break something, someone will cry, payment will be extracted, pain inflicted, death and destruction will follow forever.

Plano Martial Arts Academy

Plano Martial Arts Academy

02/17/14

              Plano Martial Arts Academy offers classes in a wide variety of disciplines – from open handed styles like tae kwon do and joint manipulation styles like jujutsu and hapkido to weapons-centric styles like kobudo and kenjutsu. Our focus is self-defense over sport and teaching over tournaments. Come in for a...

Swap Meet at A-Kon 25

Swap Meet at A-Kon 25

02/17/14

              Brought to you for the 4th year, don’t miss A-Kon’s very own Swap Meet! Do you have swag left over from fandoms you have gotten over? Not satisfied with something from a grab bag? Are you looking for that hard-to-find manga to complete your collection? Then bring your items to the Swap Meet, Saturday...

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

01/30/14

              Ani-Idol Rules Presented by: Mu Epsilon Kappa Society Audition Sign-Up will be located at the MEK Booth. The booth can be found in Exhibits/Dealers Room. What Is Ani-Idol? Ani-Idol is a karaoke-style competition based on the famous show seen on TV. However, unlike the famous TV show, no one will be critical of...

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

01/05/14

For our 25th anniversary, A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

Andy Ashcraft Game Design Workshop

Andy Ashcraft Game Design Workshop

12/31/13

Hands-On Game Design Tutorial

Touhou at A-Kon!

Touhou at A-Kon!

11/15/13

                A-Kon® is proud to announce that we are currently in the first planning phases of bringing Touhou related activities to A-Kon® 25.  As a first step, we are asking that qualified panelists who are interested in running Touhou related panels at A-Kon® please contact us at akon.touhou@gmail.com for a list of...