ANIME AND MANGA CONVENTION: AKUMAKON GALWAY 2014

akumakon galway Akumakon is an Anime, Manga and Japanese Culture event that happens in, NUI Galway this weekend (from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th of January).

Being one of the biggest events like this in the West of Ireland, they aim to provide a fun-filled weekend for the attendees every January. Events include cosplay events, video game tournaments, Japanese culture events, nerd culture-related events, a pub quiz, special guests, a trade hall and performances from many talented people. You can check the calendar here

In 2013, Akumakon experienced its most successful year to date (over 700 attendees) and raised over €1,500 for charities.

The convention is located in the Aras na Mac Leinn on the NUI Galway grounds

Tickets are available at the door on the weekend. Weekend Tickets – €25 Day Pass – €15

There are other activities outside the campus, like this (our favourite)

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