Inaugural Charity Gala

Naka-Kon cordially invites you to attend our inaugural Charity Gala! Join us for a night of formal dancing and music, including a guest performance by JIN! We are bringing back your favorite events from the masquerade ball, including the Waltz to the Moon dance contest, the rose exchange, the crowning of the Gala’s royal court, and much more.

1 month 2 weeks ago
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Pre-sales for our ticketed events are live!

Pre-sales for our ticketed events are live! If you want to attend the Lolita Tea Party, Maid Café, Saké Tasting Sessions, or the Charity Gala, get your tickets now at registration.naka-kon.com! Online pre-sales will be available thru Wednesday March 11, 2015. Remember, space is limited for our paid events. Please don't forget to print the receipt page after registering and bring a copy with you to the event. You will need a standard Naka-Kon badge in addition to the event ticket to attend these events.

1 month 2 weeks ago
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2015 Schedule is now available!

The Naka-Kon schedule is LIVE! Head over to the panel page and more. And don't forget to download the Guidebook app to put the schedule directly on your phone at the con!

1 month 2 weeks ago

Security Staff Search

How'd you like a free badge to Naka-Kon? What about some great resume experience? We need con assistants to work security!

We rely on our security volunteers to handle props and weapons check, enforce the dress code and other rules, and check badges at the entrance to panels and other events. The requirements are pretty simple, too. You must be able to handle crowds, speak loudly, and deal with problems if they arise — nicely, of course.

 

Here's the deal. As a con assistant, you get the following:

1 month 4 weeks ago
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Welcome Greggo!

Naka-Kon would like to welcome back Greg Wicker, a.k.a. Greggo, as a guest for Naka-Kon 2015! As the man behind Greggo’s Game Shows, he hosts anime-themed game shows at conventions around the country, and you may have caught his panels at Naka-Kon in the past!

Learn more: https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/greggo

2 months 2 days ago
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2015 Story of Lady Tomo begins (manga)

Have you wondered what Lady Tomo has been up to since earning her audience with Inari last year? Find out in the first few pages of the 2015 manga! Check it out at naka-kon.com/manga.

2 months 5 days ago
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Welcome Greg Ayres!

Another guest announcement! We’re happy to say that voice actor Greg Ayres will be appearing at Naka-Kon 2015!

You may know him as the voice of Kaoru Hitachiin in “Ouran High School Host Club,” Kaworu Nagisa in the Director’s Cut of “Neon Genesis Evangelion,” Heihachi Hayashida in “Samurai 7” and many, many other roles, which you can find here: naka-kon.com/guests/2015/greg-ayres

2 months 1 week ago
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Welcome Patrick Seitz

We’re excited to welcome voice actor and director Patrick Seitz as a guest to Naka-Kon! You might know him as the voice of Franky in “One Piece,” Agil in “Sword Art Online,” or as the voices of Lucian, Kog’Maw, or Renekton in League of Legends, among many other roles! naka-kon.com/guests/2015/patrick-seitz

2 months 1 week ago
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Welcome Takashi Kisaki

We are overjoyed to announce that award-winning mangaka Takashi Kisaki will be a guest at Naka-Kon 2015!

Kisaki-sensei first got his start in Weekly Shonen Jump and now currently draws Zombiemen for Monthly Afternoon. In addition to his many projects, Kisaki-sensei actually teaches courses in manga art and will be running workshops during Naka-Kon to teach aspiring artists the basics of manga and drawing.

Learn more: naka-kon.com/guests/2015/takashi-kisaki

 

2 months 3 weeks ago
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Welcome Reverend Barrish

Naka-Kon is pleased to welcome Reverend Barrish, Senior Shinto Priest of Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America, to Naka-Kon 2015! Rev. Barrish will perform a Shinto ceremony at the convention, in addition to hosting a panel to answer questions about Shinto! Learn more: naka-kon.com/guests/2015/rev-barrish

2 months 3 weeks ago
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Welcome JrockRevolution.com!

Naka-Kon is super excited to welcome Ali Watson and Jess Tran of JrockRevolution.com to Naka-Kon 2015! These JRR.com staffers travel the world to keep up with all things J-rock, including interviewing the bands and covering concerts. Learn more about them here: https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/jrockrevolutioncom

2 months 4 weeks ago

Welcome Matthew Mercer

We’re excited to announce that actor/voice actor Matthew Mercer will be joining us for Naka-Kon 2015! In addition to voicing Captain Levi in “Attack on Titan,” he has also lent his talents to roles such as Tygra in the Cartoon Network reboot of “Thundercats” and Leon Kennedy in “Resident Evil 6” and “Resident Evil: Damnation.” Find out more: https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/matthew-mercer

3 months 11 hours ago
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Welcome JIN to Naka-Kon 2015

Naka-Kon is thrilled to announce that Youtaite and visual kei vocalist JIN will be a guest at Naka-Kon 2015! The former vocalist for eqlipsE and anime song tribute band Final aNiX is also a YouTube singer. Learn more about him here: https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/jin

3 months 1 day ago
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HIZUMI

Naka-Kon is excited to announce that HIZUMI will be a guest at Naka-Kon 2015! Best known as the vocalist for D’espairsRay, HIZUMI is also the creative force behind UMBRELLA, his own design company. Find his bio here: https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/hizumi

3 months 2 days ago
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Welcome Amelie Belcher

Naka-Kon is thrilled to welcome back Amelie Belcher for Naka-Kon 2015! Ami-chan is an artist and the creative genius behind the "Loud Snow" manga well as the "Bounty Haunters" and "Real Life Adventures of Ami-chan" webcomics.

More info at https://naka-kon.com/guests/2015/amelie-belcher

3 months 1 week ago
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