Thank you attendees for coming to Naka-Kon 2022!
See you next year at Naka-Kon, May 26-28th, 2023!
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.
May 27, 2022
Attendees staying at the Sheraton, Sheraton has brought back the cleanest room competition! The prize includes free nights for next year's Naka-Kon and gift cards to Amazon and IHOP!
Sheraton is also offering great food specials, including a ramen bar! You can pre-purchase food specials ahead of time, so you don't have to wait in line.
For more details about the cleanest room competition and pre-pay food specials, visit the front desk.
May 27, 2022
As a reminder we are requiring proof of full COVID vaccination or a COVID test within 72 hours of picking up your badge.
Up-to-date COVID vaccination status per guidelines means THREE total vaccines for Pfizer and Moderna (2 base vaccines and 1 booster) and TWO total vaccines for Johnson & Johnson (1 base vaccine and 1 booster). This applies to all attendees 12 and older. Little attendees from 5 to 11 do not need the booster.
May 25, 2022
Hi Nakama! It's almost time for Naka-Kon 2022. With all that's going on this year, you might need a few charts or summaries to reference and find what you need. First off, we have early badge pickup today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) 6pm to 9pm.
What about when is the vendor hall, registration, or prop checks open? We now have our convention hours for different services available on our Convention Hours Page.
May 24, 2022
Interested in going to one of our 18+ Wristband events?
Great! Just a quick reminder during the crazy Pre-Kon days that you will need to pick up your 18+ Wristband PRIOR to the time of the 18+ Panels on the day of the panel you want to see. Friday wristbands count for Friday only and Saturday for Saturday only.
Wristbands available in the Access Control office, Redbud, Sheraton 12pm-9pm Friday and 10am-9pm Saturday. Info desk will also have them available.
May 18, 2022
Hi Nakama! In light of the recent FDA Authorization for the COVID-19 Vaccine booster for ages 5-11, we wanted to provide some clarification to our policy.
Only attendees 12 years of age or older are required to have the booster under our policy. For children aged 5-11, they will be considered fully vaccinated under our policy so long as they have completed the base course of the vaccine.
May 18, 2022
Naka-Kon 2022 is coming next week! Friendly reminder that you need 2 documents to pick up your badges:
- Your 2022 registration confirmation email from Eventbrite.
- Your vaccine record that shows you have received the base and booster dose OR negative COVID test administered by a healthcare provider.
Additional information about vaccine and testing requirements can be read here