Call for Reviewers

Call for Reviewers

What makes a game memorable? How do good actors make the best of a bad script? What are a mangaka’s artistic influences? All these questions and more can be addressed in reviews. The A-Kon Blog is looking for reviewers. We have a selection from which you can...
Special Events / Demonstrations Information

Special Events / Demonstrations Information

Since 2003, A-Kon has provided a space for fan exhibitions and performances which are best shown in an open area outside a regular panel room. Past demonstrations and special programs have included: LARP and boffer groups, martial arts demos, musical performances, and...
Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

*Update 05-15-15 Winners announced.   T-Shirt winner is Melissa Frennea Program Book Cover Bing Lin Flyer/Poster Art Evelyn Larez Digital Art Stephanie Renteria T-Shirt winner is Melissa Frennea Program Book Cover Bing Lin Flyer/Poster Art Evelyn Larez Digital...
A-Kon 26 Masquerade Ball Rules & Info

A-Kon 26 Masquerade Ball Rules & Info

A-Kon 26 Masquerade Ball Rules & Info Event Date: Thursday June 4th Time: 8 PM – 12:30 AM Hosted by Mu Epsilon Kappa National Society and A-Kon Cosplay Staff General Information The masquerade is a formal event. A convention badge is required at the door of...
J-Pop Room Information 2015

J-Pop Room Information 2015

Located in the Morocco Room on the Tower Mezzanine. One of the few rooms open almost 24 hours, (we will close only for opening ceremonies and the concert). The J-Pop Room is where you will see Asian Metal, Jpop, Rock, the Classics, Visual-Kei and more. We aim to bring...
Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

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...