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

Experience Anime Central 2019

The convention schedule is out and available for viewing on the web, or download the free Guidebook app for your phone and take it with you.  Start planning your weekend now!

The Schedule is Out!

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SENTAI FILMWORKS AND ANIME CENTRAL HAVE TEAMED UP TO HOST A RED-CARPET EVENT FOR THIS FINAL FILM IN THE MADE IN ABYSS TWO-PART COMPENDIUM SERIES.  MADE IN ABYSS: WANDERING TWILIGHT WILL PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, MAY 17 AT 8:30 P.M.

RED CARPET PREMIERE

Throughout the weekend Bang Zoom! Entertainment will be holding open casting calls for an upcoming anime.  The attendee casted will win a trip to LA to record in studio.  Make your voice acting dreams come true!

Open Auditions Return

Making a stop at Anime Central, the Fate/Grand Order tour is bringing special entertainment, events and more to our attendees!

Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour

Tour Info

2017 Guest Announcement: Hippo

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Hippo as a 2017 Guest of Honor in conjunction with our friends at Sekai Project! Arcade, card, online, smartphone games are the many sectors of gaming that hippo has been an illustrator for. He has a reputation for his planning, monster designs, and real world settings. As an illustrator he is mainly focused on card and smartphone games. Japanese Card Games, Dual Monsters, Battle Spirits, Arcade Fighting Card Games,…

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Feedback 2017

Attendee input is very important to us and it helps make Anime Central grow and adapt to meet attendee needs. In order to do that, we want your honest feedback about what you liked and what we need to work on.       ACen 2017 Individual Event Feedback   Loading…     ACen 2017 Staffer Feedback   Loading…  

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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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