J-Pop Room Information 2015

J-Pop Room Information 2015

Located in the Morocco Room on the Tower Mezzanine. One of the few rooms open almost 24 hours, (we will close only for opening ceremonies and the concert). The J-Pop Room is where you will see Asian Metal, Jpop, Rock, the Classics, Visual-Kei and more. We aim to bring...
Weapons Policy 2015

Weapons Policy 2015

A-Kon Weapons Policy GENERAL Props, Prop Weapons and Replica Weapons used as props must be carried in a safe manner that will not endanger or alarm other convention attendees. Violation of this rule may subject the attendee to charges of disorderly conduct and/or...
Titanesque Cosplay

Titanesque Cosplay

Sumner, Marissa, Heather and Caitlin are Titanesque Cosplay, Dallas’s premier group of super poor college students who make costumes. Over the last six years of our cosplay careers, we have created dozens of costumes with our self-taught sewing and crafting skills. We...
Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

HALL COSPLAY CONTEST: Have a costume? Want a chance to have your costume’s craftsmanship judged in a contest without having to brave the beast that is the A-Kon Main Cosplay audience? Cursed with shyness or terrible stage fright? Then the Hall Cosplay Contest is...
A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

Over the years Shinka Studios has been a part of many conventions, winning multiple awards, taking part in promotional videos, being featured in Game Informer and Cosplay in America, announcing and judging at conventions, being interviewed by Forbes, assisting in...
Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Destiny (Velours Requiem) has always had a passion for fashion. Dreaming of becoming a professional fashion designer, she has used Cosplay as a medium to express her creativity and love for design. Self-taught for 9+ years, her sense of style is often found in her...