What does Kira Kira mean?
Kira Kira is the Japanese onomatopoeia for sparkling/shining.
Do I have to be a UNC Charlotte student to attend KiraKira Con?
No. Although this event is hosted by UNCC’s Anime club, it is very much so a public event and is completely open to the public. However, UNCC students can get $2 off a badge with a school ID.
How old do I have to be to attend KiraKira Con?
KiraKiraCon is an event with something for all ages. No panel or event will have a rating higher than PG-13.
When will the schedule of events be available?
The full schedule for panels and tournaments should be available a month in advanced to the convention.
KiraKira Con is held at UNCCs campus. Do I need to pay for parking?
No. Parking is free on campus during the weekend.
What sort of food is available at/around the convention?
Light food, sweets, and snacks are sold and served in the conventions Cosplay Cafe. There are also some restaurants in the Student Union’s first floor, each with different hours of operation. There is also a multitude of restaurants in the area surrounding UNCCs campus, ranging from fast-food places to sit-down, full service restaurants.
I’m coming to KiraKira Con from out of town. Are there hotels near the UNCC campus?
Yes. There are many hotels less than 5 minutes from the conventions location.
Will there be security personnel at KiraKira Con?
Yes. We have our own security personnel, who will be identified by a special Security badge. If there is an issue, feel free to approach any of these staff members. UNC Charlotte also has its own security personnel as well as the Campus Police who will also be around over the weekend.