Join us May 17-19, 2019.
Hyatt Regency O’Hare & The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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Guidebook 2017

GUIDEBOOK FOR ACEN 2017 IS NOW AVAILABLE! We’re excited to announce we have a brand new mobile guide for you to use on Guidebook! Get the guide to access the most up-to-date information about our event, including schedules, maps, and much more. Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/animecentral2017 Android and iOS users: Tap the “Download” button to download the free Guidebook app Open Guidebook and you can find our “Anime Central 2017” guide

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2017 Guest Announcement: Gacharic Spin

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Gacharic Spin as a 2017 Guest of Honor!  F Chopper KOGA (bass) TOMO-ZO (guitars) Hana (vocals & drums) Oreoreona (vocals & keyboards) Mai (dancer) Nenne (dancer) The most powerful and entertaining all-girls band, consisting of 4 musicians and 2 dancers, celebrating their 8th anniversary in 2017. Anyone seeing Gacharic Spin’s show would be amazed by the visually-strong energy-filled live performances and excellent musicianship, accompanied by non-stop high-speed dancing.  While…

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2017 Performer Announcement: HEAVYGRINDER

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to HEAVYGRINDER joining us as a 2017 Performer! Heavygrinder is a duo based out of Los Angeles, CA. Producing Metal-Electronica & EDM. HeavyGrinder has toured nonstop for the last 15 years. HEAVYGRINDER started as one of the pioneering female DJs. Now a duo; Bobbie & Nek0, they have transformed themselves time and again throughout the constant evolution of electronic music, pushing the boundaries with their unique blend of Metal and…

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2017 Performer Announcement: DJ Amaya

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to DJ Amaya joining us as a 2017 Performer! Notorious American J­Pop/K­Pop Remixer, Composer, Skilled Instrumentalist, and Producer, DJ Amaya began making waves when he started introducing audiences to Japanese dance music at anime conventions across the USA, which led to him playing shows in Japan, Singapore, and Sweden as well. Along the way he released 4 full length albums of original music, collaborated with Japanese artists, and has been…

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2017 Performer Announcement: DJ Kagamine

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to DJ Kagamine joining us as a 2017 Performer! Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, we introduce you to DJ Kagamine. Kagamine has messed around with both house and hardcore, proving to have an understanding of both. He also knows and experiments with everything in between the two genres providing the best for everyone . Kagamine is also a cosplay DJ, wearing his vocaloid cosplay on stage.

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