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A-Kon


May 30 - June 1, 2008
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX

Attendance:
15,000 estimated paid attendees (15,324 warm bodies)

Attendees:
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Overall Rating: 4.7 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$28 (+$2 online fee) by Aug 31; $30 through Sep 30; $32 until ?

At-Door Rates:
$55 weekend; $35 Fri; $35 Sat; $20 Sun

Guests:
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Anthony Brownrigg (Producer / Actor / Director)
Budo Grape (Band)
Steven Cummings (Artist)
David Drake (Author)
Bill Fawcett (Author / Publisher, Mayfair Games / Bill Fawcett & Associates)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
M. Alice LeGrow (Illustrator, Tokyopop)
Helen McCarthy (Writer)
Kevin McKeever (Operations Coordinator, Harmony Gold)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Douglas Niles (Author)
Chris Patton (Voice Actor)
Wendy Powell (Voice Actress)
Monica Rial (Voice Actress)
The Sun String Quartet (Musicians)
Jonathan Tarbox (CEO, Arashi Productions)
Versailles Philharmonic Quintet (Band)
Shinichi Watanabe (Director)

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