June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

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.

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.

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862

04/18/14

                  We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots?   Goblin Market – CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, 1862   A bone deep thrum in the dark. Phantom scents of roses and decay. The sticky sound of breathless parting lips. All...

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea

04/18/14

                  Inviting All Steampunk Aficionados to the Second A-Kon® High Tea Join the fun on Saturday at the Hilton Anatole Hotel as we Celebrate all Things Steampunk Come dressed in Your Finest and Fanciest in the Verandah Shelbourne Room, there will be a High Tea, scheduled to start at 8 pm Join in the High...

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...

Cardfight!! Vanguard & Yu-Gi-Oh CCG Tournaments

Cardfight!! Vanguard & Yu-Gi-Oh CCG Tournaments

04/06/14

              Come play the popular Collectible Card Games Yu-Gi-Oh and Card Fight Vanguard in various tournament formats through out the weekend.  And for newer Card Fight Vanguard players we will even have Trial Deck tournaments where all participants will be provided with a Trial Deck to play with.  There will be a Yu-Gi-Oh...

Magic the Gathering Events

Magic the Gathering Events

04/06/14

              MTG Super FNM Standard Sealed Pack ($30 entry) Each player will receive 7 packs (one each: Return to Ravnica, Gatecrash, Dragon’s Maze, m14, Theros, Born of the Gods and Journey Into Nyx) to build a 40 card minimum deck.  The event will be 4 rounds swiss.  Payout:  1 pack per match win.  Undefeated get 2 extra...