Gaming Announcement: Lending Library Logistics

Table-Top Gamers rejoice! Please join us in welcoming the Lending Library Logistics to ACen 2017! This year, they will be joining us with the entire board gaming library for your all of your table-top gaming needs! Lending Library Logistics @boardgameslibrary Mission Lending Library Logistics strives to provide their unique collection of games to convention attendees […]

Pachinko Fever

Pachinko Fever started as an individual hobby, grew into a collection, and then became an obsession. In October 2013 we had the opportunity to show our small collection and let others have the chance to play our machines, all thanks to the Greater Kansas City Japan Festival. It was during this event that we decided […]

2018 Industry Announcement: VIZ MEDIA

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to VIZ Media as a 2018 Industry Partner! About VIZ Media Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media) is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. […]

2018 Special Entertainer: Eric Maruscak

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Eric Maruscak as a 2018 Special Entertainer! Eric Maruscak is an artist who has been appearing at conventions across the United States, making giant chalk murals as performance art since 2006. He has appeared at The 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Anime Central convention’s creating […]

Chicago Marriott O’Hare 2018 Room Block

Reservations are open now! RESERVE HERE About Experience Chicago without the city price tag. Located near the O’Hare International Airport and 15 miles from downtown, this renowned hotel in the Chicago O’Hare airport area combines the distinguished atmosphere of a Marriott Hotel with modern accommodations and innovative amenities. Visitors to downtown Chicago have ‘L’-train access […]

Chicago Marriott Suites O’Hare 2018 Room Block

Reservations are open now: Reserve Here About Enrich business and leisure travel at the Chicago Marriott Suites O’Hare. Featuring an exceptional hotel location in Rosemont, just a five-minute drive from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, our all-suite hotel offers a contemporary backdrop for a refreshing stay. Each one of our recently renovated hotel suites boasts intelligent […]

Aloft Chicago O’Hare 2018 Room Block

Reservations are available online through this link: RESERVE NOW About Aloft Chicago O’Hare is located just minutes from O’Hare International Airport via our free airport shuttle. You’ll find great shopping, dining and more right outside our front door in the MB Financial Park at Rosemont.   Aloft Chicago O’Hare 9700 Balmoral Avenue, Rosemont, Illinois, USA 60018 […]

Pre-Registration for the 2018 Anime Central Masquerade is now open!

  Pre-Registration for the 2018 Anime Central Masquerade is now open! This is your chance to showcase your cosplay mastery on the main stage of the Midwest’s largest anime convention! We can’t wait to see what you’ll bring to the show! For full details on Rules, Categories, and Awards please visit: To see last […]