Information on A-Kon 2012

A-Kon


June 1-3, 2012
Sheraton Dallas Hotel


Information:
A-Kon is the oldest continually running, anime-based convention in North America. Celebrating its 23rd year in 2012, A-Kon hosts anime fans and guests, and offers other items of interest ranging from gaming, to independent film, all in the quest to provide the best experience for the fans and bring the most engaging, and educational, entertainment to the anime community.

Attendance:
21,982 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 23 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

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


At-Door Rates:
$62 weekend; $42 Fri; $42 Sat; $25 Sun

Guests:
Curtis Arnott (Voice Actor / Writer, Team Four Star)
AYABIE (Band)
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Brentalfloss (Musician)
Nathan Robert Brown (Author)
Anthony Brownrigg (Producer / Actor / Director)
CJ Cherryh (Author)
Ming Doyle (Illustrator)
Sheldon Drzka (Manga Translator)
Sarah Elkins (Artist / Colorist)
Jane Fancher (Artist / Author)
Melanie Fletcher (Writer)
Quinton Flynn (Voice Actor)
Scott Frerichs (Amateur Voice Actor, Team Four Star)
Esther Friesner (Author)
Catherine E. Hajek-Harris (Web Comic Creator, Acrylic Eyes)
Bev Hale (Author)
Yaya Han (Cosplayer)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
DJ Infam0us (Disc Jockey)
Nick Landis (Amateur Voice Actor, Team Four Star)
Chris Layfield (Web Comic Writer, Zap!)
Cherami Leigh (Voice Actress)
Pascalle Lepas (Web Comic Artist, Zap!)
Russell Lissau (Writer)
DJ MaRia (Disc jockey)
Lee Martindale (Writer, Society for Creative Anachronism)
Helen McCarthy (Writer)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Elizabeth Moon (Author)
Jana G. Oliver (Author)
OZ (Band)
Meredith Placko (Costume Designer / Actress / Reporter)
Tak Sakaguchi (Actor / Director / Stuntman)
Rikki Simons (Artist / Voice Actor, Studio Tavicat)
Sleeping Samurai (Foam Weapons Battle Arena)
Elizabeth Sloan (Costumer)
Jesse Sosa (3D Character Artist)
Jonathan Tarbox (CEO, Arashi Productions) cancelled
Dirk Tiede (Web Comic Artist, Paradigm Shift)
Harry Turtledove (Writer)
Lisle Wilkerson (Voice Actress / Media Correspondent / Interpreter, LW Entertainment)
Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons (Artist, Studio Tavicat)
43 guests listed

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Project: A-Kon 1996  May 31 - Jun 2, 1996
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Project: A-Kon 1998  May 29-31, 1998
Project: A-Kon 1999  June 4-6, 1999
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A-Kon 2002  May 31 - Jun 2, 2002
A-Kon 2003  May 30 - Jun 1, 2003
A-Kon 2004  June 4-6, 2004
AnimeDay 2004  August 14, 2004
A-Kon 2005  June 3-5, 2005
A-Kon 2006  June 9-11, 2006
A-Kon 2007  June 1-3, 2007
A-Kon 2008  May 30 - Jun 1, 2008
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A-Kon 2010  June 4-6, 2010
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Last updated: 2016-07-06