June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Mini A-Kon 7 – Mini A-Kon Levels Up with a Big Move!

7 years!

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Mini A-Kon 7

Mini A-Kon Levels Up with a Big Move!

Art by ToriKat

Art by ToriKat

Mini A-Kon this year will be Feb 22nd from 10am-5pm.  We will have all the great things we always have at Mini A-Kon, like gaming, great guests, fun panels, amazing artists, but now we will have even more.

Because of all the great support (and XP) from all our fans, we now are larger and better than before.  It will be at the Emily Fowler Central Library and the Denton Civic Center.  That’s right we need a convention hall and a library to bring you all the crazy stuff for Mini A-Kon this time.  We will be adding things like a full dealers room, more panels, more cosplay, and we’re working on adding stuff until the day of.

And the best thing is, it’s still free to go.  The Denton Public Library, The City Of Denton, and the folks at A-Kon are doing this for you, the fans. It’s the fans that make A-Kon great, so this is just one of the ways we like to say thank you.

Date
Saturday, Feburary 22nd

Time
10am – 5pm

Locations
Denton Civic Center
321 E McKinney St
Denton, TX 76201 ‎

Emily Fowler Central Library
502 Oakland St
Denton, TX ‎76201

Mass Transit to Mini A-Kon

Mini A-Kon VII  Art Contest Rules

Schedule of Events:

—Library—
  • 10:15-11 Anime Midstream
  • 11-12 Funimation
  • 12-1 VA Autographs
  • 3-4 Fairy Tail Autographs
—Civic Center—
  • 10:15-11 Manga/Comic Panel
  • 11-12 Fairy Tail Panel
  • 12-1 Raffle
  • 1pm – Ani-Idol Concert
  • 2:30-3:30 General VA Q&A
  • 2:30pm – Cosplay Contest

Guests:

AngelleFelecia Angelle is a voice actress in Dallas, TX by way of Lafayette, LA. Her hobbies include reading, playing videogames (poorly), and trying really hard to get someone else to write her bio. You can hear her voice all up in your anime, as well as coming through the TV to sell toys to your kids. Felecia loves character work almost as much as she loves eating too much pizza and taking naps. Her recent work includes Coco in “Fairy Tail”, Mero in “Sankarea”, Sakura in “Evangelion 3.0″, and Raynare/Yuma in “High School DXD”.

 

 

DelaneyBrian Delaney is the writer and artist of the creator owned web comics; The Silver Sparrow, BloodMachines and WMN. All three of these properties are found at his online publishing site, www.silversparrowcomics.com.

 

 

 

 

ElliotR Bruce Elliott has been an actor for a very long time indeed and a frequent voice actor at FUNimation since shortly after the turn of the millennium.  On stage he has performed in more than two hundred plays and musicals over the years, mostly in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, and has also appeared in films (including “JFK” and “Fletch Lives”) and on TV (“Barney & Friends,” “Walker, Texas Ranger,” “Murder in the Heartland”).  He began his anime voice career playing the comically obnoxious detective Richard Moore in “Case Closed.”  Since then he has worked on many dozens of anime shows and films.  Some of his favorite roles include Kambei in “Samurai Seven,” Narrator in “Sgt. Frog,” Szilard Quates in “Baccano,” Tanaka in “Black Butler,” Basque Gran in “Full Metal Alchemist,” Conrad in “Romeo x Juliet” (which he also co-directed), Captain Ginyu in “Dragon Ball Z Kai,” and diminutive guild master Makarov in “Fairy Tail.”  Currently he can be heard as the Narrator on the new anime series, “Space Dandy,” which runs Saturday nights on the Toonami block of Adult Swim (Cartoon Network).  He hopes to continue voice acting “until they pry the microphone from my cold, dead fingers!”

 

HuberChuck Huber, born May 8, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, is an American actor and film maker. He has provided numerous voices for Japanese anime series and video games. Huber is best known for his voice actor roles of Hiei from Yu Yu Hakusho, Android 17 from DragonBall Z and Dr. Stein from Soul Eater. Huber has also been a TV, film and stage actor for over 20 years, most notably as Dr. McCoy in the streaming series Star Trek Continues, at Chicago’s Steppenwolf and Goodman Theaters; as a producer, co-writer and co-star of the bi-lingual feature Fragility of Seconds and as the Director/Writer of Arbor Day – The Musical. He also worked in the education field as a workshop leader, teacher and Principal for 20 years; as a founder, consultant or board member for 5 different schools; and as an author of numerous articles for education periodicals, children’s books, plays and screenplays. Chuck lives in Fort Worth, TX with Kirsten and their six children, Joshua, Sebastian, Gabriel, Sophia, Max and Juliette.

 

McGuireKristen McGuire is a future famous artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish six different comic books since 2008 and has plagued many conventions where she has convinced unsuspecting teenagers to buy her comics and art. Kristen has also recently jumped into the role of voice actress and is now working for FUNimation doing voice overs for anime.

 

 

RodgersWhitney Rodgers (born October 8, 1990 in Grand Saline, Texas) is an American voice actress working for FUNimation Entertainment. She has provided the voice for numerous anime characters including Yozora Mikazuki in Haganai, Lidea Stapleton in Eureka Seven Ao, and more! She is currently the spokesmodel for Dallas Maids and can be seen on January 17th on “D” the broadcast in the morning. She is now a Guest Host on and a freelance journalist for “That Nerd Show.”

 

 

SolusodMicah Solusod Despite his ponytail and general inability to fly, Micah Solusod is a professional voice actor and artist. Or so they say. The rapscallion made his debut in the anime world as Malek Werner in Blassreiter and is best known for his role as Soul Evans in Toonami’s Soul Eater. He has since shown up in other FUNimation titles as Toma Kamijo in A Certain Magical Index, Ao Fukai in Eureka Seven AO, Gai Tsutsugami in Guilty Crown, Midnight in Fairy Tail, older Ame in Wolf Children, Mizuki in Kamisama Kiss, Tsutomu Senkawa in Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Yukitaka Tsuitsui in Level E, Jonah Mar in Jormungand, and most recently, Bea in Space Dandy. It’s likely he’s done more but who’s counting? Micah also makes appearances in the Jisei series (visual novel), Backstage Pass (otome game), Borderlands 2 (VG), Cryamore (VG), Centipede: Infestation (VG), Tome: Terrain of Magical Expertise (webseries) and other various media. When he’s not busy making up “professional” voice acting tips on Twitter, Micah works as a freelance artist. He is currently the lead illustrator for the fantasy webcomic Ties That Bind and can be found on deviantART under the username “maioceaneyes”. Believe it.

WoodhullLara Woodhull is still a relatively new voice actor two years in. Her very first role was Clara in Princess Jellyfish. She has since been in shows such as Wolf Children (Young Yuki), One Piece (Chimney), Yamada’s First Time (Misato), .hack//Quantum (Mary), and many more.  She was named the People’s Choice breakthrough voice actor of the year for the BTVA 2012 Anime Dub Awards. Lara has been a fan of anime since childhood and attended many conventions in her teens.

 

imageTia Ballard Wow, Tia is cool! Tia is not awkward at all! Tia is letting you know that we write our own bios on here and it feels weird. Raised on generous helpings of Disney magic and video games, this Southern blonde goofball has provided the voice for Happy the Cat (Fairy Tail), Mizore Shirayuki (Rosario + Vampire), Megumi Shimizu (Shiki), Rea Sanka (Sankarea: Undying Love),  Kusano (Sekirei), Porche the Foxy Pirate (One Piece),  Xiao Mei (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), Rin Ogata (Rideback), Hibana (Deadman Wonderland), Inaho (Maken-ki!), Eris (Cat Planet Cuties), Priscilla (Nintendo’s Monster Tale), and a ton of other toons and video games! https://twitter.com/tiatoony
“Tia is a good person and if you don’t love her you’re probably a jerk.”-Tia’s best friend
“So, Tia dresses up like Mickey Mouse or something at these conventions? I don’t get it.” -Tia’s brother
“Tia is delicious!” -A cannibal
InmanJeremy Inman started his career as a voice actor in 2000 he’s a VA and ADR director who is known for his roles in Dragon Ball as Android 16, Soul Eater as Al Capone, Fullmetal Alchemist as Heymans Breda, Fairy Tail as Taurus.
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