June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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...

Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

04/06/14

A-Kon® needs original artwork for flyers, T-shirts, and other promotional needs! We are looking for images that will effectively portray A-Kon® while getting people excited about the convention and getting the word out.

Donate in Style! Check out our Charity Badge for 2014!

Donate in Style! Check out our Charity Badge for 2014!

03/20/14

              WANT TO BE PART OF SOMETHING? SHOW YOUR SUPPORT. MAKE A DIFFERENCE!     DONATE IN STYLE! CHECK OUT OUR CHARITY BADGE FOR 2014! Everyone is getting one. Don’t get left out! Donate $20 or more and you can show your pledge of support by wearing the swanky new charity donor badge we’re going to give you. It...

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

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 time to let you in on it. We are fandom – a force capable of incredible impact.  Join us in making positive change in the world today!  There is no limit to the good we can achieve by...

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...

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

01/30/14

              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 Exhibits/Dealers Room. What Is Ani-Idol? Ani-Idol is a karaoke-style competition based on the famous show seen on TV. However, unlike the famous TV show, no one will be critical of...

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

12/05/13

                Steve first honed his artistic chops when he was just a teenager living in Tokyo.  He landed a part-time gig with Noburu Furusei (New Dominion Tank Police, Lupin III, etc.) at Studio Aoehyma and was lucky enough to work on series like Only You and Yamamoto. Later he was able to turn this experience into an...

Martin “LittleKuriboh” Billany at A-Kon 25

Martin “LittleKuriboh” Billany at A-Kon 25

10/08/13

LittleKuriboh (AKA Martin Billany) is the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged series and the godfather of the abridged age.

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

10/08/13

Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter (Ryu), Naruto (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), X Men Arcade (all male voices) and Gurren Lagann (Kamina).