Guest Announcement: Kyle McCarley

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Kyle McCarley as a 2016 Guest of Honor! Kyle grew up (but not really) in Kansas and moved to LA at 18 to study acting. After getting hooked on playing World of Warcraft with his buds, he found himself creating his own characters and decided that developing […]

Membership Badge Mailing 2016

Thanks to the hard work of our staff, we are happy to announce that we mailed out all eligible membership badges on Monday, April 11! Answers to frequently asked questions about badge mailing can be found below. What do you mean by eligible? “Eligible” means that mailing was purchased and paid, the mailing address was […]

Guest Announcement: Erica Lindbeck

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Erica Lindbeck  as a 2016 Guest of Honor! Erica Lindbeck is a North Carolina native who has spent the last decade training in theatre, film, improvisation and voice acting.  She finished her undergraduate degree at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television and jumped […]

Pachinko Fever

Back in 2009, we bought our first pachinko machine for engaging fans at our convention table. The rest is history, as we now own 19 machines, in various stages of restoration. Pachinko is Japanese pinball, Japan’s favorite pastime. It’s been one of their most popular leisure activities for nearly a hundred years. We set up […]

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2016

“Set your GP Base, it’s time for GunPla battle! Anime Central is hosting one of the North American qualifiers for the 2016 Gunpla Builders World Cup (GBWC). The entry awarded Best in Show in Anime Central’s competition will move on to compete against other winners from the national qualifiers for the opportunity to represent North […]