EXHIBITOR PROHIBITED/BOOTLEG ITEMS POLICY

1. Let's Go Akamaru! is committed to making sure #AKACON is a safe environment fore veryone, from guests and cosplayers to exhibitors, volunteers and contractors.


2. Exhibitors found to be selling unlicensed, bootleg or illegal products will be provided the opportunity to remove the items from sale/display immediately. Failure to do so, or placing the items back on display for sale after removal will result in immediate expulsion from #AKACON with no refund or compensation of exhibitor costs.


3. Any goods relating to subjects of an explicit or illicit nature including but not limited to hentai/pornography, pedophilia, drug use or extreme violence that #AKACON declares too offensive to its attendees, guests and staff must be immediately removed. Failure to do so, or placing the items back on display for sale after removal will result in immediate expulsion from #AKACON with NO refund or compensation of costs incurred to attend.


3. Exhibitors are prohibited from selling or displaying items that promote hatred towards(but not limited to) any religion, ethnicity, disability, cultural background, gender identity,or sexual orientation. Failure to comply will result in immediate expulsion from #AKACON with no refund or compensation of exhibitor costs and a permanent ban from future events.


4. Unlicensed and Bootleg products sold in a commercial quantity* are considered a breach of Australian Licensing Law. All licensed products must include their original label and seal of authenticity with the franchise/ license details visible. Unique handmade pieces created by artists in non-commercial quantities are allowed at #AKACON.

*Commercial Quantity implies goods have been purchased wholesale from a manufacturer ordistributor.

*In the case of an exhibitor manufacturing their own product a commercial quantity is deemed to be over 100 units with the exception of original artworks, prints of their own work or handmade sculptures.

Adult Content & Themes

- Anime is tailored to a wide age range of individuals and as such may include adult content such as fantasy themes, animated violence, adult language and sexual themes. Parental guidance is requested as some programming or content may not be suitable for children.

- Attendees 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18 for the duration of their time at the event.

- Any programming or content designated for attendees over the age of 18 will require attendees to show a valid photo ID in order to gain admittance. This includes booths targeted at adult attendees if there may be any present.

- As per section 3 of our EXHIBITOR PROHIBITED/BOOTLEG ITEMS POLICY: public display of goods relating to subjects of an explicit nature including but not limited to hentai/pornography or any display of goods relating to pedophilia, drug use or extreme violence that AKACON declares too offensive to its attendees, guests and staff must be immediately removed. Failure to do so, or placing the items back on display for sale after removal will result in immediate expulsion from #AKACON with NO refund or compensation of costs incurred to attend.

- Nudity or adult themed costumes or props are NOT tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to: public exposure of genitalia, buttocks, or breasts.

- AKACON Free events such as After Dark, and our Idol Festivals are family friendly and are ALL AGES events and all mature content is restricted.