[ Event ] Naka-kon 2017, a huge success!
On March 10-12, 2017, the anime convention Naka-Kon was held at the Overland Park Convention Center and Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas.
Although it snowed during the weekend, that didn’t stop the approximately 10,000 enthusiastic visitors from attending the convention.
Naka-Kon was filled with a variety of exciting programming including cosplay masquerade, karaoke contests, and concerts.
Guests from Japan included manga artists Showshow Kurihara and Tei Ogata who did panel talks and ran drawing workshops for attendees.
The Japanese band RONDONRATS performance provided energy and excitement at the main stage.
Naka-Kon continues to grow each year, and the convention’s atmosphere provides a feeling of family and kinship amongst the attendees, staff, supporters, and guest of honors.
According to one of the leading organizer Takuya Jay Inoue, this sense of family and kinship is one of main reason why attendees and all those involved leave the convention with a high level of satisfaction.
The convention ended on a successful note with big expectations for next year’s event.