June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Registration

Registration Information

Posted by on 03/15/14

Pricing information on Membership fees and more. Also, if you have questions on Registration, you can find it here.

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Kon Info

Weapons Policy *Now Updated

Posted by on 03/08/14

              A-Kon® reserves the right to refuse entry of any prop/weapon it deems unfit for any reason. Any misuse of a prop/weapon (horseplay,...

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News

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

Posted by on 03/20/14

              We call it The A-Kon Charity Initiative! For years, it’s been one of the best kept secrets at the convention and we thought it was...

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Hotel

Room Usage and Locations

Posted by on 03/14/14

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

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Recent Posts

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...

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

04/07/14

Latest info on sign-ups, rules, and other little know facts.

Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

04/06/14

A-Kon® needs original artwork for flyers, T-shirts, and other promotional needs! We are looking for images that will effectively portray A-Kon® while getting people excited about the convention and getting the word out.

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

03/20/14

              We call it The A-Kon Charity Initiative! For years, it’s been one of the best kept secrets at the convention and we thought it was time to let you in on it. We are fandom – a force capable of incredible impact.  Join us in making positive change in the world today!  There is no limit to the good we can achieve by...

Registration Information

Registration Information

03/15/14

Pricing information on Membership fees and more. Also, if you have questions on Registration, you can find it here.

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

03/12/14

A-Kon and Babel Rock present legendary guitarist of XJAPAN, Pata with his band: Ra:IN. Welcome, Pata, and his band mates Michiaki Suzuki, Tetsu Mukaiyama, and Daijiro “DIE” Nozawa.

Overflow Hotels Information for A-Kon 25

Overflow Hotels Information for A-Kon 25

02/26/14

As many of you have no doubt noticed, the Hilton Anatole Hotel is almost sold out at this time. It IS sold out of a variety of room types, including Double Rooms.

Here is information on the “Official” Overflow Hotels for our event!

How to Volunteer

How to Volunteer

02/07/14

A-Kon is primarily staffed by volunteers. Here is information of how to volunteer and requirements.

GEEKS comes to A-Kon 25

GEEKS comes to A-Kon 25

01/28/14

              Babel Entertainment is pleased to present GEEKS live at this year’s A-Kon 25 June 6th to 8th. GEEKS have been ranked Number 1 on the INDIE MUSIC ROCK CHARTS of JAPAN in July 2013 and their live performance is one you can not miss! NEW MV 『NOBLE DARK』 and All Music video watch below. (*Contain English...

Hilton Anatole Hotel and A-Kon® 25

Hilton Anatole Hotel and A-Kon® 25

10/15/13

Hotel Reservations are now open. Click here for more info.

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...

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...

Cardfight!! Vanguard & Yu-Gi-Oh CCG Tournaments

Cardfight!! Vanguard & Yu-Gi-Oh CCG Tournaments

04/06/14

              Come play the popular Collectible Card Games Yu-Gi-Oh and Card Fight Vanguard in various tournament formats through out the weekend.  And for newer Card Fight Vanguard players we will even have Trial Deck tournaments where all participants will be provided with a Trial Deck to play with.  There will be a Yu-Gi-Oh...