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...
Get Educated with Helen McCarthy

Get Educated with Helen McCarthy

Helen McCarthy has had a busy year. The Anime Encyclopedia, her epic work with Jonathan Clements, had its third edition in 2015. It’s now over a thousand pages long with over 1,100,000 words. For the new edition alone, she and Clements each wrote the equivalent...
Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 26

Jake Tarbox at A-Kon 26

Editor, translator, producer and teacher—Jonathan “Jake” Tarbox has done it all during his career in international media and content production. He’s worked for DC Comics, Time Warner, VIZ Media, Kadokawa Publications and the NFL to produce print and video content for...
Welcome Bryce Papenbrook to A-Kon 26

Welcome Bryce Papenbrook to A-Kon 26

Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps. Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and...
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...
A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Videos

A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Videos

Many thanks to Mu Epsilon Kappa for providing us with these videos. A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Walk Ons Open Category   A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Walk Ons Advanced Category A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Skits Open Category A-Kon 25 Cosplay Contest Skits Advanced...