2018 Guest Announcement: Kenichi Sonoda

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Kenichi Sonoda as a 2018 Guest of Honor!   Kenichi Sonoda was born on December 13, 1962 in Kumamoto, Japan. While attending the Nanba Designer Academy, he formed the doujinshi circle “VTOL” with highschool clubmates, and started self-publishing work. Around that time, he started a […]

2018 Guest Announcement: Marco d’Ambrosio

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Marco d’Ambrosio as a 2018 Guest of Honor! Marco d’Ambrosio is a composer, conductor, music producer, instrumentalist and all-around noise maker. He has scored many award-winning films including the anime hits Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure OVAs, as well as the Fist of […]

Gaming Announcement: Lending Library Logistics

Table-Top Gamers rejoice! Please join us in welcoming the Lending Library Logistics to ACen 2017! This year, they will be joining us with the entire board gaming library for your all of your table-top gaming needs! Lending Library Logistics @boardgameslibrary Mission Lending Library Logistics strives to provide their unique collection of games to convention attendees […]

Pachinko Fever

Pachinko Fever started as an individual hobby, grew into a collection, and then became an obsession. In October 2013 we had the opportunity to show our small collection and let others have the chance to play our machines, all thanks to the Greater Kansas City Japan Festival. It was during this event that we decided […]

2018 Industry Announcement: VIZ MEDIA

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to VIZ Media as a 2018 Industry Partner! About VIZ Media Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media) is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. […]