Official Numbers 2014

ROSEMONT, IL – Anime Central is proud to announce our attendance figures from our 2014 convention held May 16th-18th,2014. We had an amazing year and we were proud to host so many unique events and exhibits. In attendance this year we had 29,675 unique individuals at our event, with a gate attendance of 81,325. Next year our event will be held May 15th-17th, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Registration for the event will open in September, and more details will be posted on our website

ABOUT ANIME CENTRAL: Anime Central ( is the Midwest’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture convention. The convention is held in Rosemont, IL, just outside of Chicago and 5 minutes from O’Hare Airport. As part of its mission, Anime Central brings fans together with guests from the Japanese and U.S. sectors of the animation and manga industries, as well as gaming, cinema, and Asian culture. Anime Central is sponsored by the Midwest Animation Promotion Society, a registered 501©(3) educational nonprofit organization.

Midwest Animation Promotion Society
65 E. Palatine Rd, Suite 301
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

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