Join Us for Naka-Kon 2019
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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. Read more »


Artist & Vendor Applications Open

Applications for Artist Tables and Vendor Booths in the Exhibit Hall for Naka-Kon 2019 are now being taken. Visit the Vendors & Artists page for complete guidelines, prices and links to the application form.

ReKon 2018: Silver Spoon Day at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

ReKon is almost upon us! Expect the same great grill and gathering that gets you out into the Kansas weather, but in a fabulous new location, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, Sunday, September 16 from 11 a.m.– 5 p.m., located at 13800 Switzer, Overland Park, Kan. The Deanna Rose Farmstead is a petting zoo with loads of adorable farm animals, native Kansas animals, and activities for all ages. Read more about Rekon 2018 here.

Join the Naka-Kon Team!
Staff Applications are Available Now!

Naka-Kon is an entirely fan-run convention that takes place every March in Overland Park, Kansas. Everything you see is a labor of love, from the concert and dances to the game room, panels, and contests!

We can’t do it alone, and that’s why we need you. We have openings at every level of commitment, whether you just want to get your feet wet or throw yourself headlong into the fun, crazy world of convention planning.

Read more about joining the Naka-Kon Staff and submit your Staff Application.

Sheraton Rooms Sold Out

There are two rooms remaining for Friday night at the Overland Park Sheraton Hotel. Otherwise, the convention hotel is currently SOLD OUT!

Thank you so much for your support! If you want to book the Sheraton, don't give up! Rooms may free up, so continue to check back!

Information about overflow hotel options will be coming very soon. All of the information will come at the same time for those options.


Naka-Kon Pre-Registration Sweepstakes

Grand Prize
Grand Prize

When you pre-register for Naka-Kon 2019, you're eligible to enter our pre-registration sweepstakes, with a chance to win one of five great prizes! It costs nothing to enter the sweepstakes. Read more here!


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