June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Like Video Games? Like Cosplay? Want to help break a WORLD RECORD?

Like Video Games? Like Cosplay? Want to help break a WORLD RECORD?

04/07/14

              We will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Video Game Characters! Be part of the excitement!… On Saturday June 7th, at the Hilton Anatole, the anime convention A-Kon® will be attempting to breaking the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Gathering...

After Midnight performing Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

After Midnight performing Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

04/07/14

              On Saturday June 7 at 7:00 pm in Video 3. Celebrating four years on the road, After Midnight are Texas premiere shadowcast. They have entertained audiences from El Paso to Weslaco with their infectious brand of audience participation theater. Shows performed include : Rocky Horror, Dr. Horrible, Repo! the...

Friday and Saturday Night Dances

Friday and Saturday Night Dances

04/01/14

When the sun goes down, we turn the beats up…. Every year we the djs for project A-Kon, strive to make the Friday night and Saturday night dances , an event to remember.. we invite every last one of you to share these experiences with us and dance to your hearts content!

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

03/28/14

DollAKon continues to grow, and this year will have programming in Plum Blossom throughout the three days of A-Kon®. Look for programming information and other announcements here, as well as through the groups Facebook page.

AMV contests submissions

AMV contests submissions

03/18/14

              AMV contests submissions are live and being accepted for 2014.  Do it at http://vse.a-kon.com.

Steampunk Social and Ball

Steampunk Social and Ball

03/18/14

Come dress in your finest Steampunk wear and enter the Peacock Terrace on Friday night for an evening of music, light refreshment and dance. Again this year, join DJ Infam0us as he helps set the mood for an evening of entertainment.

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...

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...