June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon

04/19/14

                    Nerdcore Comedy comes to A-Kon for the fourth year with it’s best show yet. The Power Rangers of geek humor are back bringing you their patented brand of nerd-oriented jocularity for your entertainment! Mike, Joe and Alex have  perform at clubs and showcases across the country, but...

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

Ani-Idol at A-Kon 25

04/19/14

              Ani-Idol Hours Audition: Friday- 6pm-8:30pm - PeridotSecond Round: Saturday – 11:30am-1pm – MetropolitanFinals: Saturday – 1:15pm-2:45pm – Metropolitan 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...

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

04/18/14

                  We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots?   Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862   A bone deep thrum in the dark. Phantom scents of roses and decay. The sticky sound of breathless parting lips. All...

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

04/18/14

                  Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea Join the fun on Saturday at the Hilton Anatole Hotel as we Celebrate all Things Steampunk Come dressed in Your Finest and Fanciest in the Verandah Shelbourne Room, there will be a High Tea, scheduled to start at 8 pm Join in the High...

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...