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

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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Recent Posts

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...

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.

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...

Cosplayer Rachel Synan comes to A-Kon 25

Cosplayer Rachel Synan 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...

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

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

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 is proud to provide A-Kon® 25 attendees a discount for car rental at our event  in  Dallas, Texas. The valid travel dates for this discount are May 30, 2014 through June 15, 2014....

Actor Michael Sinterniklaas comes to A-Kon 25

Actor Michael Sinterniklaas comes to A-Kon 25

04/17/14

              Is an American actor, voice actor, ADR director and script writer who has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films and television series, as well as video games at Central Park Media, 4Kids Entertainment, Bandai Entertainment, Media Blasters, Viz Media, Funimation and...

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

04/17/14

A-Kon 25 hosts a Semi-Final round of the Bandai Gunpla Builders World Cup (GBWC).

Room Usage and Locations

Room Usage and Locations

04/16/14

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

NekoNeko Maid and Host Club returns to A-Kon for it’s 5th year in a row!

NekoNeko Maid and Host Club returns to A-Kon for it’s 5th year in a row!

04/16/14

Welcome to Neko Neko Maid and Host Club. Please have a seat and relax. Would you like to play a game?

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....