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

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2017 Guest Announcement: Lisle Wilkerson

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Lisle Wilkerson as a 2017 Guest of Honor! Lisle Wilkerson grew up in Tokyo, Japan. She speaks fluent Japanese, and does voice work in both English & Japanese. She is the powerhouse behind some of the gaming industry’s most popular female fighting characters, such as Nina Williams and Christie Monteiro, Sarah Bryant from Virtual Fighter, as well as Joy and Xiuying in Shenmue II. She not only does video…

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2017 SoapBubble Line-Up!

Performing at this years SoapBubble will be DJ HEAVYGRINDER, DJ Amaya, DJ Kagamine, Jinrei, DJ Khek, and a very special surprise mystery performance as the finale”The Boss Battle”!    

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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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