June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

04/19/14

                    Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon for the fourth year with it’s best show yet. The Power Rangers of geek humor are back bringing you their patented brand of nerd-oriented jocularity for your entertainment! Mike, Joe and Alex have  perform at clubs and showcases across the country, but...

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

04/19/14

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.

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

04/19/14

              Ani-Idol Hours Audition: Friday- 6pm-8:30pm - PeridotSecond Round: Saturday – 11:30am-1pm – MetropolitanFinals: Saturday – 1:15pm-2:45pm – Metropolitan 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...

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

04/18/14

                  We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots?   Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862   A bone deep thrum in the dark. Phantom scents of roses and decay. The sticky sound of breathless parting lips. All...

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

04/18/14

                  Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea Join the fun on Saturday at the Hilton Anatole Hotel as we Celebrate all Things Steampunk Come dressed in Your Finest and Fanciest in the Verandah Shelbourne Room, there will be a High Tea, scheduled to start at 8 pm Join in the High...

Cosplayer Rachel Synan comes to A-Kon 25

Cosplayer Rachel Synan comes to A-Kon 25

04/17/14

              Illa Scriptor started cosplaying thanks to a trigonometry assignment.  Six years later, she has no plans of slowing down anytime soon!  Her passion has always been in performance; as the founder and leader of Saucy Noodle Cosplay she has won several awards for skits, including Best in Show. Illa has a degree in...

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

04/17/14

A-Kon 25 hosts a Semi-Final round of the Bandai Gunpla Builders World Cup (GBWC).

Room Usage and Locations

Room Usage and Locations

04/16/14

A simple breakdown of what rooms panels and events will take place in during A-Kon 25.

NekoNeko Maid and Host Club returns to A-Kon for it’s 5th year in a row!

NekoNeko Maid and Host Club returns to A-Kon for it’s 5th year in a row!

04/16/14

Welcome to Neko Neko Maid and Host Club. Please have a seat and relax. Would you like to play a game?

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

04/14/14

              We are happy to announce our second installment of FANS, a group for Fandom and Neomedia Studies!  A-Kon’s newest effort is to encourage people to write about their favorite aspects of fandom and media.  For us, fandom can be as simple as watching your favorite show or as complex as elaborately recreating...