The Sapphire Badge Contest

The Conchair has launched a new contest! The Sapphire Badge Contest! This year, located in two very special envelopes will be a sapphire badge. These will be randomly selected among the memberships set to be mailed in early April. This badge will grant the winner: Lunch with the ConChair for you and one friend 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 […]

GOUK is holding an open call for models!

Ever wanted to be in a Fashion show? Well here’s your chance! GOUK is holding an open call for models. Selected applicants will model in the GOUK fashion show held Saturday afternoon. To enter, please send an email to fashion@jhouserock.com with the following: Two Photos (One headshot, One full body) Measurements (height, weight, bust/hip/waist) A […]

2017 Got Soap? Contest Winner

Thank you to everyone who submitted a slogan for our contest, and to everyone that voted for the winner! The winning slogan for our 2017 Got Soap contest is: ACen Episode XX: A New Soap The slogan was submitted by Sara M. on Facebook. The 2017 Got Soap? shirt, with Sara’s winning slogan, will be […]

2017 Guest Announcement: Toru Furuya

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Toru Furuya as a 2017 Guest of Honor! Toru Furuya is a veteran voice actor from Japan affiliated with Aoni Production, celebrating his 50th anniversary in the industry this year. With early success as Hyūma Hoshi in Star of the Giants and Hiroshi Shiba in Steel Jeeg, Mr. […]

2017 Guest Announcement: GOUK

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to GOUK as a 2017 Guest of Honor! Takeshi Kunitomo was born in Fukuoka in 1970 and graduated from The Tokyo Bunka Fashion School in 1991. After graduating he performed as a fashion model in Tokyo and Paris. He joined S-inc. in 1993 and started “T.KUNITOMO” brand. Early T.KUNITOMO […]

New room blocks for ACen 2017!

New room blocks for ACen 2017 are now available including the Crowne Plaza, Comfort Inn, The Courtyard by Marriott Chicago O’Hare, and the Chicago Marriot O’Hare! We are certain these will book fast so don’t delay! For more details on Room Rates and booking links visit the Hotel section of our website.