June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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?

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.

Steampunk Social and Ball

Steampunk Social and Ball

03/18/14

Come dress in your finest Steampunk wear and enter the Peacock Terrace on Friday night for an evening of music, light refreshment and dance. Again this year, join DJ Infam0us as he helps set the mood for an evening of entertainment.

J-Pop Room Information

J-Pop Room Information

03/16/14

All that is J-Pop and J-Rock at A-Kon®. Whether you’re just killing time between panels or you’re a die hard Japanese music enthusiast, feel free to come on down and check us out!

Cosplay Break Room

Cosplay Break Room

03/11/14

              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, so it will be a safe space to relax. DeSoto B...

Hall Costume Contest for A-Kon 25

Hall Costume Contest for A-Kon 25

03/11/14

              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 for you! How to Enter: Simply show up at the...

Weapons Policy *Now Updated

Weapons Policy *Now Updated

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, dueling, fighting, running/swinging, firing, etc.) is grounds for removal and or ejection from convention premises without recourse, up to and including legal action depending on the...

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

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

01/05/14

For our 25th anniversary, A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

Yaya Han returns to A-Kon 25

Yaya Han returns to A-Kon 25

10/08/13

              Yaya Han is a costume designer, model and cosplay entertainer with over a decade of experience. After discovering cosplay at Anime Expo in 1999, she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume design and creation. To this day Yaya has made 250+ costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games,...