Cosplay Break Room

Cosplay Break Room

This year, A-Kon Cosplay is trying something different! Because the new hotel has a lot of awesome photoshoot locations, we’re turning our dedicated photo room next to Cosplay HQ into a Cosplay Break Room. Absolutely no photography will be allowed in this room,...
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...
A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Videos

A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Videos

Many thanks to Mu Epsilon Kappa for providing us with these videos. A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Walk Ons Open Category   A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Walk Ons Advanced Category A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Skits Open Category A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Skits Advanced...
A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

First, pictures of entrants to A-Kon 23 CosPlay JUDGES AWARDS: Ana Aesthetic (pro cosplayer, reporter and geek blogger): Walk-On #89, Rarity from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic by Holly G. Cat (owner of Pirate Kitty Crafts): Walk-On #63, Plusle and Minun from...

Kimono: Modern Art for Modern Life

The following item was originally published on 7 September 2012 on Helen McCarthy: A Face Made for Radio and is republished here with the kind permission of the author. Yuko Omori doesn’t want kimono to die out. The fashion stylist and TV costume designer has launched...