A-Kon will be at QuakeCon this week!
A-Kon, the country’ oldest running Anime convention will have a booth at one of the largest LAN gaming events in the country! A-Kon will be at booth 261 and all we’ll have great console gaming and giveaways during all of QuakeCon. And for a special treat on Saturday we will have voice actress and mangaka Kristen McGuire, voice actress Whitney Kristen Rodgers, and a hall cosplay contest.
QuakeCon will be at the same hotel as A-Kon is, the Hilton Anatole. The space A-Kon uses for their Artist Alley will be filled with PC Gaming Exhibits and A-Kon Dealers Room will be one of the biggest PC LAN room you have every seen.
QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:
Thursday, August 1, 2013 10 am – 6 pm
Friday, August 2 2013 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, August 3, 2013 10 am – 6 pm
QuakeCon is a free convention held annually in the Dallas, TX area. Thousands of computer gamers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to play with their friends on a giant gaming network, see the latest cool technology, and compete in world-class tournaments.
A huge party for every sort of gamer, from the hobbyist to the hardcore, QuakeCon is an event not to be missed.
A-Kon® is the oldest continually running, anime-based convention in North America.
Celebrating its 24th year in 2013, A-Kon® hosts anime fans and guests and offers other items of interest ranging from gaming to independent film, all in the quest to provide the best experience for the fans and bring the most engaging and educational entertainment to the anime community.
About Kristen McGuire
Kristen 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.
Her comic titles include Enchanted and A Day in the Life of a Cat Girl.
Kristen has also recently jumped into the role of voice actress and is now working for FUNimation doing voice overs for anime.
Currently she is planning her next comic book series and can be seen around the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex teaching teenagers how to draw manga and anime at various libraries.
About Whitney Kristen Rodgers
Whitney is 21 and is originally from Grand Saline, Texas and has been active in theatre since high school. Her superb acting skills has landed her various roles doing voice active for Funimation.
Her roles for Funimation has been -
A Certain Scientific Railgun (TV)
Deadman Wonderland (TV)
EUREKA SEVEN AO (TV)
Haganai (TV) as Yozora Mikazuki
High School DxD (TV)
One Piece (TV)
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar (OAV)