Naka Japan

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Description: Naka-Kon is an Overland Park, Kansas based anime convention. We celebrate Japanese animation and the influence anime has in the Midwest and around the globe by educating people from all walks of life in many diverse facets of popular and traditional Japanese culture.

We've teamed up with our friends at BOOKWALKER, the digital publishing arm of KADOWAKA, for a free badge giveaway!

To enter, all you have to do is register for a free account at Then, fill out the giveaway form  to be included in the giveaway. Already have a weekend badge? No worries, you will be eligible for a full reimbursement on your badge!

BookWalker is the one of Japan's most popular reading platform to read digital manga & light novels. There have already been over 1.5 million downloads of the BookWalker apps and users are enjoying 200,000 titles from over 600 publishers including Kodansha, Shueisha, Square Enix, KADOKAWA and more.  Members can read as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen.   BOOK WALKER Co. Ltd. is member of KADOKAWA CORPORATION and was founded in 2010. Visit our Japanese site at:  or English site:

KADOKAWA is one of Japan’s largest publishers, with a deep catalog of manga, light novels, and magazines. KADOKAWA has also expanded its business into games and movies, with a media-mix strategy to better promote exciting cultural content in Japan and around the globe.  KADOKAWA DWANGO merged operations on Oct. 1, 2014 to establish the world’s leading platform for digital entertainment content.

Naka-Kon is an annual 3-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.

We’re thrilled to provide a truly Japanese experience, including not just anime, manga, and cosplay, but also culture. Naka-Kon brings Japan to the Midwest in an authentic way, from panels about language, food, and the symbolism behind your favorite stories to saké tastings and cultural festivals. We also host a variety of fan panels, so you can celebrate the fandoms you love with people just like you!

Each year also brings an interactive story event where you, the attendees, play a role. Prove your athletic prowess in the Naka Warrior Challenge or test your bravery in a 100 Ghost Night challenge! Don’t miss out on a ton of fun with special events and live performances!

Photogallery Naka Japan:

Nature - Mt. Naka, Japan | | Wonder World
The Volcanoes of Japan | Tales and info from a kazan otaku
Mt. Naka, Japan | | Amazing Places |

Naka-dake active volcano crater, Mount Aso, Kyusho, Japan | Flickr ...
Japan earthquake and tsunami: The moment mother nature engulfed a ...
Cooled lava in Naka dake volcano, Mount Aso, Japan — Stock Photo ...

Year-Round Ski Home in Hakuba, Japan by Naka Studio | Humble Homes
Couple with umbrella, Japan | Rich Iwasaki - Photographer
File:Caisson,hitachi-naka port,hitatinaka-city,japan.JPG ...

File:Utagawa Toyoharu. - Scene of Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-cho in ...
Japan | Ear and There
Naka-Meguro Blue Halloween (Naka-Meguro, Tokyo, Japan) | Flickr ...

Naka-Meguro Blue Halloween (Naka-Meguro, Tokyo, Japan) | Flickr ...
Sankeien Garden Yokohama - AeriusPhoto
Horizontally yours: Farm Tomita, Naka Furano, Hokkaido, Japan