June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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...

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).

Project: Intern

Project: Intern

09/20/13

A-Kon is looking for two new interns!

Cosplay Videos

Cosplay Videos

06/08/13

Random A-Kon 24 Cosplay videos.

A-Kon 24 Cosplay Skits

A-Kon 24 Cosplay Skits

06/08/13

              Here are the cosplay skits from the cosplay contest at A-Kon 24. From MEK

A-Kon Bean Count Contest!

A-Kon Bean Count Contest!

05/16/13

Can you guess the actual number of “how many people will be at A-Kon 24″? Last year we had 21985 and we’re looking to grow even bigger and better.

Review of Frank Bramlett’s “Linguistics and the Study of Comics”

Bramlett, Frank, ed.  Linguistics and the Study of Comics.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012.  xiv + 310 pp.  $85.00.  Hardback.  ISBN 978-0-230-36282-6. The basic purpose of this edited volume is best stated in the editor’s “Introduction.”  Namely  that this is “a book for anybody who wants to know more about how language and comics go together.  It begins...

A-Kon Reviews

A-Kon Reviews

08/12/12

A-Kon is now doing reviews of some of your favorite anime, manga, books, and movies in our Blog section, The Good, The Bad, the WTF!?