March 16–18, 2018 Overland Park Convention Center & Overland Park Sheraton Hotel
Join Us for Naka-Kon 2018
Voice actor Ian Sinclair will join the Naka-Kon 2018 guest lineup.
Late-Night Dance Party Lights. Music. Energy. The sweet tunes cranked out by DJs Scratch and Sniff keep the good vibes going late into the night at Naka-Kon 2017.
Characters come to life at Naka-Kon’s cosplay events! The duo known as Strangecat Cosplay appear in stunning gijinka-style pokémon, Haunter and Chandelure.
RONDONRATS Concert 2017 J-Rock quintet RONDONRATS deliver plenty of underground attitude all the way from Hiroshima for their first-ever concert in the United States.
Charity Ball 2017 Attendees waltz the night away for a good cause at the annual Charity Ball, with proceeds benefiting charities both locally and abroad.
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. Read more »
Online Registration Open
Online registration for Naka-Kon 2018 is now officially open, featuring the lowest badge prices of the year and a chance to enter the Pre-Registration Sweepstakes.
Applications are being accepted between now and October 15, 2017 for artist tables and vendor booths for Naka-Kon 2018.
Applications should be submitted no later than October 15, 2017...Read more
Fan Panel Applications Open
Calling all panelists! Panel submissions for Naka-Kon 2018 are now open.
Panels must be submitted by Jan. 5, 2018. Visit the Fan Panels page for more information...Read more
Sheraton Rooms Sold Out
The Naka-Kon 2018 room block in the Sheraton Hotel, the main convention hotel, is sold out.
Rooms in our overflow hotels are still available. Also, Individual rooms at the Sheraton may...Read more
Courtyard by Marriott—Metcalf Room Block Opens
The Naka-Kon 2018 room blocks are now open at the Courtyard by Marriott— Metcalf, located at 11301 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, Kansas, which is just about a mile from the Overland Park Convention...Read more
Cleanest Room Contest Held at Sheraton
2018 Naka Kon Convention guests who stay at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel may compete to win prizes for having the the cleanest room upon their check out day.