June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance.

04/22/14

For our 25th anniversary, A-Kon® invites you to join us for Masquerade Dance. Thursday Night starting at 8 PM.

International Anime Research Project

International Anime Research Project

04/21/14

Calling all Anime Fans 18 and over! Have your voice heard!

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

04/20/14

Latest info on sign-ups, rules, and other little know facts.

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...

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

Voice Over Idol Information and Rules

04/19/14

VO-Idol is a competition for amateur/aspiring voice actors to put their acting skills to the test. Contestants will be asked to perform different aspects of voice over – not just anime. There are three rounds total. Auditions will be submitted prior to the convention, while the second and final rounds will take place at the convention.

Actor Michael Sinterniklaas comes to A-Kon 25

Actor Michael Sinterniklaas comes to A-Kon 25

04/17/14

              Is an American actor, voice actor, ADR director and script writer who has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films and television series, as well as video games at Central Park Media, 4Kids Entertainment, Bandai Entertainment, Media Blasters, Viz Media, Funimation and...

Room Usage and Locations

Room Usage and Locations

04/16/14

A simple breakdown of what rooms panels and events will take place in during A-Kon 25.

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

04/14/14

              We are happy to announce our second installment of FANS, a group for Fandom and Neomedia Studies!  A-Kon’s newest effort is to encourage people to write about their favorite aspects of fandom and media.  For us, fandom can be as simple as watching your favorite show or as complex as elaborately recreating...

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              For five years, Amber Does Dallas has presented professional quality stage shows at events and venues around the Metroplex. This year, the troupe will be taking the stage at A-Kon for their fifth year in a row, presenting the Gothic Grand Guignol REPO! The Genetic Opera. Seating will begin in video room 1...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!  Presented by Los Bastardos, DFW’s longest running shadowcast, Rocky Horror is the original interactive screen experience that you do not want to miss!  A live cast performs along to the cult classic, and you won’t just be sitting there and watching; you...