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...
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...
Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s...
Ani-Idol Rules

Ani-Idol Rules

Presented by: Mu Epsilon Kappa Society   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 their singing abilities on-the-spot. People sign up for this...
A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

Over the years Shinka Studios has been a part of many conventions, winning multiple awards, taking part in promotional videos, being featured in Game Informer and Cosplay in America, announcing and judging at conventions, being interviewed by Forbes, assisting in...
A-Kon 25 Photo Galleries

A-Kon 25 Photo Galleries

  *Update 07-21-14 Added Samaze Video at the bottom *Update 06-11-14 Well, that was my bad on killing the server back then. Galleries not working correctly. We have “TOP MEN” working on it. *Update 06-10-14 Started to add videos at the bottom. Also...