This year Akumakon will be starting on Friday the 17th of January and will finish on Sunday the 19th of January. It will be taking place in Áras na Mac Léinn and the surrounding buildings.

FAQ

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You're saying I haven't covered everything already? I'm insulted. But I knew this would happen so there's some frequently asked questions below.

Also, meet our Con-Director Sarah and the Co-Cons Paul and Lizzy!

What is Akumakon?

Akumakon is one of the longest running Anime and Manga conventions in Ireland. Held over a weekend, and run by students of NUI Galway, it is a non-profit convention with many events used to raise money for charity. Over a thousand people attended Akumakon 2018 last year, making the convention one of the largest of its kind in Ireland. Ran every year since 2010, Akumakon 2019 will be our ninth event, and we're hoping to make it bigger and better than ever.

When is Akumakon 2019?

Akumakon 2019 will take place over a weekend in January. Our doors will open at 17:00 on Friday, and will close at 19:00 on Sunday.

Where does Akumakon take place?

Every year, Akumakon takes place on the campus of the National University of Ireland Galway, in Áras Na Mac Léinn.

How much are tickets and where to buy them?

Pre-reg tickets and online tickets are now open and can be bought here. This is the full weekend pass and it costs €25 and it comes with an exclusive t-shirt. Tickets can be bought on the day of the convention as well.

A pass for a single day is €15 per person. Weekend passes are €25 per person. 


For children under 12, a single day pass is €10, and a weekend pass is €15.
Children under 6 have free entry.


And of course, entry on Friday is free.

 
Will I be able to buy tickets online?

No, not anymore. Online ticket sales are now closed, however you can buy tickets on the day of the convention

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

Yes. The entire venue is wheelchair accessible, with an elevator to the second floor. 

Do we have a con book?

Yes we do! You can grab it here.

Will I be able to buy food there?

Yes. There will be food from the Wa Cafe available at the venue.

What if I have a question during the convention?

Feel free stop anyone wearing a volunteer or committee t-shirt. We're here to help!

My question wasn't here. What do I do?

If we've missed something, feel free to let us know! Fill out our Contact Us form here.

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