June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Registration

Registration Information

Posted by on 04/20/14

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® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

Posted by on 04/22/14

For our 25th anniversary, A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance. Thursday Night starting at 8 PM.

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Hotel

Budget Car Rental to provide A-Kon® 25 attendees a discount for car rental to our event in  Dallas, Texas.

Posted by on 04/17/14

              Budget Car Rental to provide A-Kon® 25 attendees a discount for car rental to our event in  Dallas, Texas.   Budget Car Rental...

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Registration Information

Registration Information

04/20/14

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

Hilton Anatole Hotel and A-Kon® 25

Hilton Anatole Hotel and A-Kon® 25

04/16/14

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

Overflow Hotels Information for A-Kon 25

Overflow Hotels Information for A-Kon 25

04/16/14

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!

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...

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.

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...

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

04/22/14

For our 25th anniversary, A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance. Thursday Night starting at 8 PM.

International Anime Research Project

International Anime Research Project

04/21/14

Calling all Anime Fans 18 and over! Have your voice heard!

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

04/20/14

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

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

04/19/14

                    Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon for the fourth year with it’s best show yet. The Power Rangers of geek humor are back bringing you their patented brand of nerd-oriented jocularity for your entertainment! Mike, Joe and Alex have  perform at clubs and showcases across the country, but...

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

04/19/14

VO-Idol is a competition for amateur/aspiring voice actors to put their acting skills to the test. Contestants will be asked to perform different aspects of voice over – not just anime. There are three rounds total. Auditions will be submitted prior to the convention, while the second and final rounds will take place at the convention.

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

04/19/14

              Ani-Idol Hours Audition: Friday- 6pm-8:30pm - PeridotSecond Round: Saturday – 11:30am-1pm – MetropolitanFinals: Saturday – 1:15pm-2:45pm – Metropolitan Ani-Idol Rules Presented by: Mu Epsilon Kappa Society Audition Sign-Up will be located at the MEK Booth. The booth can be found in...

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

04/18/14

                  We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots?   Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862   A bone deep thrum in the dark. Phantom scents of roses and decay. The sticky sound of breathless parting lips. All...

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

04/18/14

                  Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea Join the fun on Saturday at the Hilton Anatole Hotel as we Celebrate all Things Steampunk Come dressed in Your Finest and Fanciest in the Verandah Shelbourne Room, there will be a High Tea, scheduled to start at 8 pm Join in the High...

Cosplayer Illa Scriptor comes to A-Kon 25

Cosplayer Illa Scriptor 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...