News & Updates
Posted Jul 20, 2017 2:30am
So many shows ended-- what are some new ones?? #animesuggestions
Posted Jul 19, 2017 4:17pm
Posted Jul 19, 2017 3:00pm
We have a special announcement from Neko Squared! You may have experienced their Yandere Escape at A-Kon 28. Please share the news with any friends who love acting! #NekoSquared "Actors eighteen years of age and older are invited to audition for Neko Squaredâs interactive theater troupe! Neko Squared is a group of dedicated performers who present interactive escape rooms, theater and games to conventions, such as Project A-kon, as well as independent events. Currently we are looking for more actors and actresses to perform alongside our current cast for our third year in a row! We will be meeting together for in-person rehearsals and fun get-togethers as well as web rehearsals leading up to each performance date. In addition to this there will be online challenges, quizzes, online events, and updates to keep you involved! To audition please answer the following questions in video format (avi, wmv, mpg and mp4 files only please) as well as present your chosen monologue (of 1-2 minutes in length) and e-mail them to email@example.com by August 22nd, 2017. 1. Introduce yourself! 2. Are you 18 years old or over? 3. Which city and state are you located in? 4. Are you willing and able to travel to the DFW area for rehearsal and performances? 5. Please tell us a bit about your previous theater experience. 6. Do you have any interesting or unusual talents, speak any languages other than English, have any skills you would like to tell us about ? 7. Keep in mind that while a lot of fun Neko Squared requires dedication and effort so we would ask that during cons you will be performing with us that this will be your first priority. Do you agree and understand? 8. Do you understand that this is a volunteer position and therefore unpaid? 9. Please present your chosen monologue of 1-2 minutes in length. Break a leg!"
Posted Jul 11, 2017 1:16pm
Cosplayers, begin! https://t.co/Pp0BjGdY4F
Posted Jul 5, 2017 1:33pm
Didn't know we needed such a masterpiece https://t.co/gdXe9otr9u
Posted Jul 2, 2017 10:53pm
Posted Jun 29, 2017 5:21pm
#YourThoughtsThursday What do you do to ward away con-withdrawl?
Posted Jun 22, 2017 9:37pm
Anybody see these guys when you visited A-Kon? It really is cowboy town! ð https://t.co/wf0aO1BABv
Posted Jun 18, 2017 7:16pm
Please leave feedback on any panels you liked (or didn't like)! This will help us decide on the programming attendees want for next year. Please fill out a separate form for each panel. Later this week we will have an official feedback survey and a special surprise! #AKon29 #Feedback #WeWantYourOpinion
Posted Jun 18, 2017 5:32pm
Happy Father's Day!
Posted Jun 14, 2017 7:18pm
Pre-Registration for A-Kon 29 is live.
Posted Jun 12, 2017 1:20am
It has been an absolute pleasure to host y'all in Fort Worth this year. The A-Kon community is always an extremely creative, fun, and interactive group that makes this con a fantastic experience. We wish everyone a safe trip home. In the coming week we will call for feedback on all of our social media platforms. For now, we hope your transition back to "real life" is a smooth one, and we look forward to seeing everybody at the next con adventure! Don't forget that you can get your A-Kon 29 membership for a special con discount of $45 until midnight tonight! http://a-kon.com/register/
Posted Jun 11, 2017 8:19pm
At A-Kon 28 with Cricket Wireless #AKon28 #AKonDay4
Posted Jun 11, 2017 6:05pm
Live Interview with voice actors before the Cold Read Panel at 3pm in the Convention Center Ballroom. #AKon28 #AKonDay4 ***Connection was bad in the beginning, from right to left we have Megan Emerick, Justin Briner, Jad Saxton Voice Actress, and Megan Shipman.
Posted Jun 11, 2017 4:20pm
Meet and Greet with Haenuli in the Hilton going on right now! Later at 1pm, sit down with Quantum Destiny as she gives some great tips to cosplayers who want to go big or go home. Then at 3pm, Carl Martin hosts a panel that we can all relate to! Cosplay on a budget. See ya there! #Cosplay #AKonDay4 #AKon28
Posted Jun 11, 2017 1:00pm
Good morning A-Kon! Hope everyone had a great night. After you're refreshed and showered, let's keep the party going with some early fun, such as the Swap Meet at 8am until 2pm in the Sheraton. Then, don't miss any deals when the Exhibit Hall opens to all attendees at 10:30am, and be sure to check the schedule for autograph times from any guests you still haven't met! The Hall closes at 5pm. The Social Media team will be near the front of the Exhibit Hall to take pictures and talk with anybody who'd like to be featured on our accounts. Have a great day 4! #AKon28 #AKonDay4 #DawnofTheFinalDay
Posted Jun 11, 2017 11:45am
Act now and save on your A-Kon 29 membership! We have pre-registration open for next year on the A-Kon website! This special early deal lasts until MIDNIGHT on Sunday, June 11th, before the price begins at the standard pre-reg pricing. Don't miss out on the fun for next year! http://a-kon.com/register/ #AKon28 #AKon29
Posted Jun 11, 2017 12:00am
Don't miss OXT's overseas debut! The Concert is at 9pm in the Convention Center Arena. Then, don't miss our Saturday Night Dance with ZachFest and HeavyGrinder at 11pm! #AKon28
Posted Jun 10, 2017 10:00pm
Cosplay Contest Preview - Fort Worth Convention Center. #AKon28 #AKonDay3 #Cosplay
Posted Jun 10, 2017 9:04pm
#Akon28 #Akonday3 Bluefin's Gunpla Contest
Posted Jun 10, 2017 9:00pm
Come see some creative art at the A-Kon Art Show today until 5pm. Then, bid on your favorites during the Art Auction today from 7pm to 10pm. You can find us in Room 121 B in the Fort Worth Convention Center. If you miss the Art works today, you can still see them tomorrow, June 11th from 10am to 3pm.
Posted Jun 10, 2017 8:19pm
#AKON28 Bluefin Brands Exhibit Hall. GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 2017. DONT MISS THIS! BLUEFIN BOOTH
Posted Jun 10, 2017 8:00pm
If you missed Pentagon Japan's autograph session last night, catch them today in the Exhibit Hall at 5:30pm! There are tons of guest autographs happening today. Check guidebook for times and be sure to get in line early! Several guests have booths in the Exhibit Hall where you can catch them most of the day. #AKon28 #AKonDay3 #Autographs
Posted Jun 10, 2017 7:19pm
Live with Aniplex at A-Kon 28! Check them out in the Exhibit Hall.
Posted Jun 10, 2017 6:42pm
Tonight in the Hilton Crystal Ballroom D 9pm!ð
Posted Jun 10, 2017 6:16pm
#AKon28 #AKonDay3 #Charity
Posted Jun 10, 2017 4:39pm
***UPDATE - Traditional Tea Demo has moved to 12pm to 1pm! FWCC Room 121 A. This cultural activity including aspects of the traditional Japanese lifestyle. From calligraphy to pottery we have a lot to explore! Come check it out! #TEA #AKon28 #AKonDay3 #NotHotLeafJuice
Posted Jun 10, 2017 2:36pm
Posted Jun 10, 2017 2:10pm
Join us for the A-Kon 28 J-Fashion Show at the Convention Center Arena from 1pm to 2:30 p.m on Saturday! We'll be showcasing a variety of Japanese street fashions during the J-Fashion Showcase, followed by new and current releases from for ATELIER PIERROT, Octopie, and Haenuli during the Guest Designer Fashion Show. Models participating in the Guest Designer Fashion Show will also be showcasing a selection of wigs from our wonderful sponsor, Arda Wigs! #AKon28 #JFashion #AKonDay3
Posted Jun 10, 2017 12:00pm
Good Morning A-Kon! We are keepin' it going for Day 3! The weather is looking clear and the schedule is full. This morning look forward to a hand full of panels in the Sheraton and a few early-bird games in the Omni. The Convention Center opens at 9am. Keep up with guidebook for the day's events. We have autographs starting as early as 11:15, with several sessions going on all day! Then, at 1pm don't miss the J-Fashion Show in the Convention Center Arena! #AKon28 #AKonDay3
Posted Apr 28, 2017 10:00am
Very soon, A-Kon will be looking for blog writers. If you're an aspiring blog writer, get those ideas ready! We're looking for topics such as anime, cosplay, voice acting, gaming, or anything nerd related. Keep checking back for updates!