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  1. Reminder Gatherings Submissions are due Feb 1! http://www.acen.org/programming/costume-events/cosplay-meet-ups/ We are no longer accepting submissions for these Gatherings as they are full for requests: .Hack Boku No Hero Disney/Dreamworks Fairy Tails League of Legends Love Live Marvel Naruto Overwatch Pokemon Rick & Morty RWBY Sailor Moon Studio Ghibli The Adventure Zone
  2. Registration for ACen 2018 is open!

    Pre-reg is only for people purchasing a full weekend membership to our event. We do turn on the ability to do single days during the week of the event to help move people through lines, but that is the extent for online ordering time.
  3. Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Cherami Leigh as a 2018 Guest of Honor! Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including “Lucy” in Fairy Tail, “Asuna” in Sword Art Online, “Road” in D. Grayman, “Lizzie” in Black Butler, “Mai” in Ghost Hunt, and “Patty” in Soul Eater and has worked on over 20 video games- including playing DLC “Gaige” in Borderlands 2, Quartermaster “Corporal Green” in Call of Duty: WW2, and “Ikrie” in Horizon Zero Dawn’s DLC. She voices “Sailor Venus” in Sailor Moon,”Tomie” in Mob Psycho 100, “Kudelia” in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans, “Claudia Peer” in Gundam: Thunderbolt, “Ilia” in RWBY, “A2” in Nier Automata and “Makoto” in the Persona 5. And was recently announced to be playing “Sarada” in Boruto: Naruto The Movie and multiple characters in Fire Emblem: Heroes, as well as playing “Cagalli” in the new release of Gundam SEED and “Tomie Katana” in French series Last Man. She has a lead role in the animated feature “Ribbit,” has guest starred on “Doc McStuffins” and plays “Peanut Big Top” in the La La Loopsy Girls. She starred in Shane Dawson’s “Not Cool” and the Starz Original Series “The Chair.” She has appeared in the Emmy Award Winning “Temple Grandin”, as well as “Friday Night Lights,” “The Deep End,” “Chase,” “Shameless,” “Bones,” “NCIS:LA” and “Longmire” to name a few. She worked on “Fast Food Nation,” with Richard Linklater, “The Hottest State,” with Ethan Hawke, “The Mist,” with Frank Darabont among others. She also stars in the recently released faith based drama “Beyond the Farthest Star.”She also starred in and produced two seasons of the award winning webseries “Throwing Stones,” as well as “CONfessionals.” She also has a daily affirmation based show “Love and Light” featured on Anime Unlocked along with other projects in various stages of production she is excited to share!
  4. Final Fantasy Gathering 2018

    make sure you register for the gathering if you have not already https://www.acen.org/programming/costume-events/cosplay-meet-ups/
  5. Owari no Seraph

    make sure you register for it if you have not already https://www.acen.org/programming/costume-events/cosplay-meet-ups/
  6. Registrations https://www.acen.org/registrations/ Registration Info https://www.acen.org/registrations/registration-info/ Registration Policies https://www.acen.org/registrations/registration-policies/ Registration FAQ https://www.acen.org/registrations/registration-faq/
  7. Anime Central 2018 is coming your way May 18th-20th, 2018! We hope to see you there!
  8. We were very excited to see Children’s Programming have such an amazing reception in 2017! From the craft panels to the Children’s Costume Parade, we had a lot of new experiences and even more fun! We are very excited to continue growing our programming for the younger generation of fans that join us each year. For the 2018 convention we want to bring an even wider variety of programming for our 14 and under attendees. The Children’s Costume Parade a hit yet again and will be back again as well with Kit to lead the way! If you have an idea for something that you feel our 14 and under crowd would enjoy learning about Japan or Anime please submit your ideas through our Panel Application and make sure to indicate that it’s a Children’s Programming panel! If you would like to host a Children’s panel but are struggling to come up with an idea, please consider one of the topics listed here; Japanese Children’s Games Japanese Language For Kids Japanese Art Project History of Japan for Kids Flora/Fauna of Japan Children’s Stories from Japan CosPlay Tutorials for Kids
  9. Panels are open for 2018

    Our 20th anniversary saw another amazing line up of panels for attendees to enjoy. From Kit’s Birthday and Pokémon Bingo in the Children’s Programming Room to archery, cosplay and writing tips for all ages to all sorts of late night entertainment for our 18 and over crowd! Please submit your ideas for ACen 2018! We are always looking to increase our educational panels offerings. If you want to run a panel but are struggling to come up with an idea, please consider one of the topics listed here; Japanese – Spoken Japanese – Written Art in Japan Gaming Trends in Japan vs US Flora/Fauna of Japan History of Japan (overall or a specific time period, event or individual) Popular Music in Japan Popular Films in Japan https://www.acen.org/programming/panel-programming/
  10. Guest Requests for 2018

    Anime Central is currently collecting requests for the ACen 2018 convention! Want to see someone at ACen this year? Make sure you fill out the form: https://www.acen.org/now-accepting-guest-requests-for-2018/
  11. The Hyatt Regency O’Hare room block for #ACen2018 is now open! https://resweb.passkey.com/go/acen2018 About Discover our iconic Chicago airport hotel with cutting-edge design, innovative spaces and stylish guestrooms and suites. Experience the convenience of staying at our hotel near O’Hare International Airport, downtown Chicago and shopping destinations, like the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. If you’re visiting for a convention, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is conveniently connected to our hotel via the covered skywalk. Hyatt Regency O’Hare9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue,Rosemont, Illinois, USA 60018 ACen 2018 room rates Double Bed RoomSingle Occupancy: $212.00Double Occupancy: $212.00Triple Occupancy: $212.00Quadruple Occupancy: $219.00 King Bed RoomSingle Occupancy: $197.00Double Occupancy: $197.00Triple Occupancy: $197.00Quadruple Occupancy: $197.00 Parking: $ 18.00 per day Parking at the Hyatt is reserved for guests staying at the Hyatt. Parking for hotel guests is currently limited to one (1) car per guest room. If a carpool is possible, it is recommended.
  12. The Embassy 2018 Room Block- http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/C/CHIRMES-ACM-20180516/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG About Embassy Suites O’Hare Rosemont completed an $11 million renovation, including guest suites as of April 1, 2017. Located across the street from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, our contemporary hotel is designed in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright, with stained glass windows, wooden accents and skylights. The hotel is 1.5 miles from O’Hare Airport with a complimentary 24-hour shuttle (contact the hotel for shuttle times). We’re located two blocks from the Rosemont Blue Line CTA station, taking you to downtown Chicago, Illinois, for numerous sightseeing, dining and shopping options. Embassy Suites O’Hare Rosemont5500 North River Road,Rosemont, Illinois, USA 60018 ACen 2018 Room Rates Double bed room Single Occupancy: $257.00Double Occupancy: $257.00Triple Occupancy: $267.00Quadruple Occupancy: $277.00 King bed room Single Occupancy: $218.00Double Occupancy: $218.00Triple Occupancy: $228.00Quadruple Occupancy: $238.00 Parking: $26.00 per day Parking at the Embassy Suites Rosemont O’Hare is reserved for guests staying at the Embassy Suites Rosemont O’Hare .
  13. The Double Tree 2018 Room Block- http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/C/CHIDTDT-ACM-20180516/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG About Enjoy a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie on arrival in the inviting lobby of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O’Hare Airport – Rosemont. This Chicago O’Hare hotel is located across from the Donald E. Stephens Convention and Conference Center and only a five minute drive from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the airport 24-hours a day. Contact the reception desk for shuttle times. DoubleTree Hotel O’Hare-Rosemont5460 North River Road,Rosemont, Illinois, USA 60018 ACen 2018 room rates: Double rooms Single Occupancy: $206.00Double Occupancy: $206.00Triple Occupancy: $216.00Quadruple Occupancy: $226.00 King rooms Single Occupancy: $191.00Double Occupancy: $191.00Triple Occupancy: $201.00Quadruple Occupancy: $211.00 Parking: $26.00 per day Parking at the DoubleTree Hotel is reserved for guests staying at the DoubleTree Hotel.
  14. The Crowne Plaza 2018 Room Block- https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/rosemont/chiok/hoteldetail?qAdlt=1&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv.ul.vn.ki.sp.nd.ct&qChld=0&qFRA=1&qGRM=0&qGrpCd=E18&qIta=99801505&qPSt=0&qRRSrt=rt&qRef=df&qRms=1&qRpn=1&qRpp=20&qSHp=1&qSmP=3&qSrt=sBR&qWch=0&srb_u=1&icdv=99801505 or call 1-877-337-5793 with the group code “E18”. About Welcome to the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center. Our full-service Rosemont, Illinois hotel delivers newly renovated upscale guest rooms and suites, attentive service and a variety of amenities. Our Hotel at A Glance:503 luxury rooms and 32 spacious suites55,000 square feet+ of VIP meeting space.Exclusive Onsite dining includes; Chicago Fire Oven Pizza or grab a quick bite from, “On The Fly”, serving STARBUCKS coffee.Complimentary upgraded Wi-Fi in every guest room and in all public spacesPremium high speed available ( fee)Great Service from our devoted staff, ” The way service should be done”. Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare5540 North River Road,Rosemont, Illinois, USA 60018 ACen 2018 room rates King with Sofa Bed Nonsmoking Single/Double Occupancy: $197.00 Double Queen Bed Room: $203.00 Parking: Discounted parking rate $17.00 Overnight with in/out privileges Parking is on a first come first serve basis. The hotel does not guarantee parking
  15. Comfort Inn 2018 Room Block – https://www.choicehotels.com/illinois/des-plaines/comfort-inn-hotels/il411/rates?ratePlanCode=LANI18 About Whether you’re attending a convention, flying out on vacation, in town on business, or simply visiting the area, the Comfort Inn O’Hare is your destination for a comfortable stay at a great value! The Comfort Inn® O’Hare hotel is conveniently located less than two miles from the O’Hare International Airport, Allstate Arena and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, and a short ride away from the CTA Blue Line into beautiful Downtown Chicago, as well as only minutes away from the Rivers Casino, The Park at Rosemont, and the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. Comfort Inn O’Hare2175 East Touhy Ave,Des Plaines, Illinois, USA 60016 ACen 2018 room rates: Single Occupancy: $139.99Double Occupancy: $139.99Triple Occupancy: $149.99Quadruple Occupancy: $159 Parking: $10 Parking- One vehicle per room- must be registered at check in Parking at the Comfort Inn is reserved for guests staying at the Comfort Inn. *First night room and tax taken at the time of reservations *Cancel by March 1st, 2018 to avoid forfeiting first night deposit *FREE 24/7 shuttle to convention *FREE hot deluxe breakfast *FREE WiFI and Parking (1 car per room) *Wristbands will be issued to each guest per room. Replacement cost at nominal fee.
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