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Naka-Kon is an annual three-day convention, celebrating anime, manga, cosplay, music, fashion, gaming, and more! Every year, we bring your favorite voice actors, musicians, cosplayers, artists, designers, and industry experts to the Overland Park Convention Center. Catch guest panels and performances, be part of our cosplay competitions, enter contests, and learn about working in the anime, manga, and music industries.

 

October 15, 2020

Naka-Kon's Twitch or Treat will be hosting a cosplay horror stories panel to share some of the spookiest cosplay experiences! Our panel of seasoned cosplayers will be sharing their own stories of cosplay horror, but we'd love to hear from you too! Share your kookiest, most bone chilling cosplay-related mishaps below and they might be shared on air during the panel. Stories will be shared anonymously.

October 9, 2020

 

Join us for a day of spooky programming and creepy fun on our official Twitch channel! Programming starts at 3:00pm CST on Halloween. More details to follow!

twitch.tv/nakakonanime

October 9, 2020

Naka-Kon is asking you to bring your pumpkin decorating skills, but with a Japanese culture twist! From carving, to painting, to decoupage we want you to flex your artistic abilities. Bring us your Shoujo Squash and your Plus Ultra Pumpkins. Your artistic creations will be shown throughout the Twitch event for all to enjoy and admire. Post your pumpkin creations on the Facebook event page with the name you’d like displayed!
 

2020 - Halloween Teaser

October 5, 2020

Something Twitchy this way comes! Naka-Kon is brewing up some Halloween fun! Haunt us on our social media channels for more information coming soon!

Twitch, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Black Lives Matter

June 3, 2020

We stand in support of our Black community. It is our belief that it is the responsibility of conventions, organizations, community members -- all of us -- to speak out in support of those from our community when they are treated unjustly. In the words of Desmond Tutu: "If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor", and as such, we cannot ignore the injustices the Black community is facing.

Listen, learn, and act.

March 18, 2020

First, we heard that you guys would like to know what days Naka-Kon 2021 would be before making a decision on either deferring your ticket to 2021 or to get a refund. And we are happy to announce that Naka-Kon 2021 will be held March 12th thru 14th. Because of this, we are extending the registration refund/deferral request to March 27th. We don't have a theme yet, but that will be finalized soon.

Event Tickets

March 16, 2020

Updated: March 17, 2020

Working with the Sheraton Hotel, Overland Park Convention Center, and the City of Overland Park, it was decided to not hold Naka-Kon 2020 the weekend of March 13-15, 2020.

Due to scheduling constraints, we have decided rather than postpone until later to instead cancel Naka-Kon 2020, and concentrate our efforts on developing Naka-Kon 2021. This decision is based on the information we have regarding logistics and availability of our facilities.

March 9, 2020

The 2020 schedule is here! Inside are tons of panels, events, and other fun things to do while you are at the convention this year.

View the Schedule Here

March 8, 2020

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The 2020 Tomo Times has a new issue with information for the discerning Naka-Kon fan!

Read it now! (PDF)

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