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12 Days of ACen 2018 Contest & Winners

The contests: It’s that time again ACen fans! The 1st Day of #12DaysofACen is about celebrating Friendship and Giving! Nominate a friend and spread the love to let us know what makes this awesome person deserving of today’s prizes! Contest ends at 8pm CST! To enter reply on Facebook & Twitter! Day 2 of #12DaysofACen is upon us and today’s theme is Making a List! In one word, what is ACen to you? Contest ends at 8pm CST! To enter reply on Facebook &…

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Anime Central 2018 AMV contest is Open

The Anime Central 2018 AMV contest is open and we cant wait to see what you will splice together! Contest Categories available: Action– Anything that gets your engine roaring and your pulse pounding! Comedy– Clever, silly, or just plain wrong- if it makes you laugh it goes here! Drama– ALL the feels! Horror– From mysteries to ghosts to gore to existential dread, all things spooky belong in this category! Parody– Anime/ movie preview mashups, Clever animation alterations, mini-abridges (nothing longer…

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Panels and Cosplay Gathering submissions are open for ACen 2018!

We are excited to announce that out Panel and Cosplay Gathering submittions are now open for ACen 2018! This year we have included Cosplay Gatherings into the Panel Request form to help us cross schedule our live events more efficiently. Please be sure to use the same username for each live event requested to help with mitigating scheduling issues that may occur. Each event can have up to two Co-Event runners associated with it. The Anime Central Programming team will do…

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2018 Guest Announcement: J. Michael Tatum

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to J. Michael Tatum as a 2018 Guest of Honor! Nurtured on anime classics from the tender age of Star Blazers, et al, this reclusive fanboy-turned-voice actor/writer/ADR director/flake extraordinaire spent more years than he cares to remember in what might charitably be called free-fall before landing, mostly by accident, smack dab on the industry of his dreams. To this day, some believe the small crater made by the impact remains…

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Got Soap Slogan Contest 2018

Anime Central fans, it is time to get involved and be creative!. The “Got Soap?” slogan contest for 2018 is now open! Never heard of it before? It’s a fun contest we hold yearly to choose the slogan that goes on our ACen Got Soap shirt. You make the slogans, the community votes, and we produce the shirt!  Create your survey with SurveyMonkey How it works: Submit your idea(s) in response to this post on social media between October 1 – October 15. ACen…

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