June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Review of Helen McCarthy’s “The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga”

Review of Helen McCarthy’s “The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga”

07/26/12

Osamu Tezuka is a pop cultural icon and as such should not only be studied from a scholarly approach, but also as a storyteller who compares with the greatest writers and film makers of the twentieth century.

Review of Kouno’s “Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms”

Review of Kouno’s “Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms”

07/18/12

The book is actually three short works combined into one. They share a narrative structure and art style which tell a cogent story of young people’s lives as they are affected by the Hiroshima bombing, spread out from 1955 to 2004.

Past A-Kon T-Shirt Winners

Past A-Kon T-Shirt Winners

07/13/12

I’ve been remise in doing this, so I will do it now. Here is a gallery of Past A-Kon T-shirts. Please enjoy.

So, I write a post…

So, I write a post…

07/12/12

So, I was asked to write an intro or something. Well, here it is in all it’s luster. Sure, I could talk about my time as Exec. Director (I won’t bore you), but I’ll just post this.

Hi there, and welcome to the A-Kon web site.

Hi there, and welcome to the A-Kon web site.

07/11/12

It’s a brand new website to celebrate a new hotel and new convention.

Art of TOKUSATSU Special Effects

Art of TOKUSATSU Special Effects

07/10/12

From NHK World. A celebration exhibit of the art of Hand Crafted Special Effects.

Dealers Room Information

Dealers Room Information

07/09/12

Information for vendors in the Dealers’ Room.

A-Kon 23 In the Press

A-Kon 23 In the Press

07/08/12

Lots of things happen at A-Kon 23 and lots of Press covered them!

The A-Kon Staff

The A-Kon Staff

07/08/12

Need assistance? A-Kon can be a fantastic experienc with much to do and see, but problems can certainly bring your fun factor down a notch or two. A-Kon staffs volunteers, however, they are not all-knowing, all-seeing gods (although they try!)

A-Kon 23 Photo Galleries

A-Kon 23 Photo Galleries

07/08/12

A crowdsource venture to drive me mad! I kid. Actually a semi-comprehensive listing of all the A-Kon 23 pictures sent to me, your webmaster.