Bailey Turner dressed as"James" and her sister Sarah Turner dressed as "Jesse" were among thousands who attended the A-Kon Convention at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday June 10, 2017.

Bailey Turner dressed as"James" and her sister Sarah Turner dressed as "Jesse" were among thousands who attended the A-Kon Convention at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday June 10, 2017.

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Above all else, A-Kon is a celebration of Japanese pop culture (primarily anime). Sure, the event also featured a 24-hour gaming ballroom, panels and live music, but one of the standouts at a convention like this is always the stellar cosplay that attendees bring to the table.

A-Kon 2017 took place at the Fort Worth Convention Center June 8-11, and we have the photos of awesome costumes to prove it.

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