June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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...

After Midnight performing Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

After Midnight performing Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

04/07/14

              On Saturday June 7 at 7:00 pm in Video 3. Celebrating four years on the road, After Midnight are Texas premiere shadowcast. They have entertained audiences from El Paso to Weslaco with their infectious brand of audience participation theater. Shows performed include : Rocky Horror, Dr. Horrible, Repo! the...

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

Cosplay Information for A-Kon 25

04/07/14

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

Special Events / Demonstrations

Special Events / Demonstrations

03/30/14

Since 2003, A-Kon has provided an 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 dance demos. We are always open to new ideas: if you want to show something off, try us out!

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

03/28/14

DollAKon continues to grow, and this year will have programming in Plum Blossom throughout the three days of A-Kon®. Look for programming information and other announcements here, as well as through the groups Facebook page.

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

Pata of XJAPAN brings Ra:IN to A-Kon 25

03/12/14

A-Kon and Babel Rock present legendary guitarist of XJAPAN, Pata with his band: Ra:IN. Welcome, Pata, and his band mates Michiaki Suzuki, Tetsu Mukaiyama, and Daijiro “DIE” Nozawa.