June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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...

The Dork Forest at A-Kon 25

The Dork Forest at A-Kon 25

04/14/14

              The Dork Forest Podcast: Dork on Dork dialog with Jackie Kashian.. The Dork Forest Podcast that talks to people about their obsessions, interests and enthusiasms. It’s the safest space in podcastville. A celebration, of sorts, of our love of comics. She is doing 2 – one on Thursday and one on Friday....

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              For five years, Amber Does Dallas has presented professional quality stage shows at events and venues around the Metroplex. This year, the troupe will be taking the stage at A-Kon for their fifth year in a row, presenting the Gothic Grand Guignol REPO! The Genetic Opera. Seating will begin in video room 1...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!  Presented by Los Bastardos, DFW’s longest running shadowcast, Rocky Horror is the original interactive screen experience that you do not want to miss!  A live cast performs along to the cult classic, and you won’t just be sitting there and watching; you...

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...