Anime Central 2017 Review

Anime Central 2017 Review
This year Anime Central celebrated their 20th anniversary, being the strongest, biggest midwest convention there is. Fans from just about everywhere come to this milestone anime convention, to share their passion for anime, cosplaying, hobbies, arts, games, interests, and just about everything a convention can have. Location Since 1997 the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Rosemont Convention Center, has been Anime Central home, giving it 18 year at this location. Acen (for short) is still expanding and making the most of the space from both venues. With tons of hotels surrounding the Rosemont Convention Center, you don't have to worry about Acen being booked, but if you are looking to room... Read More

English Dub for March Comes in Like a Lion announce at Anime Central!

English Dub for March Comes in Like a Lion announce at Anime Central!

Attendees at Bang Zoom! Entertainment’s panel were thrilled as Aniplex of America announced their plans to produce the English dub for the celebrated TV series March comes in like a lion at Anime Central in Rosemont, Illinois. The news was met with much fanfare as Bang Zoom! Entertainment partnered with Aniplex of America to bring the Open Auditions for the series to the Midwest for the first time. Bang Zoom! Entertainment held open auditions during Anime Central with call back auditions the same day.   This will be the fifth year Aniplex of America and Bang Zoom! Entertainment have teamed up to host the Open Auditions, where fans test out their…

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Anime Central 2015 Review

Anime Central 2015 Review

Anime Central 2015 May of 2015 marked Anime Power Level’s 3rd consecutive year of covering Chicago’s own Anime Central and once again the feeling of sadness filled our hearts as it came to an end. The Midwest holds many great conventions, but there are few are as revered and beloved as ACen. This year was simply amazing, with a fantastic line up of guests such as SCANDAL (the hit Japanese pop-rock band) a great line of of voice actors (Cristina Vee, Amanda Miller and Richard Epcar) and not to mention the panels, raves, burlesques show and the Anime Central Prom. A line of up of events and guests like this…

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Anime Central Review 2014

Anime Central Review 2014

Anime Central 2014 Con blues, who hasn’t experienced that feeling of sadness after your favorite convention of the year has come and gone? 2014 was an amazing year for Anime Central as a milestone was reached by surpassing last year’s attendee number by another 1K new attendees bringing the grand total for this year to more than 29K people. For good reasons too as Anime Central brought a phenomenal foreign guest list which featured the great composer Nobou Uematsu, fun and high energy concerts from The Wake Up Girls, and our personal favorite Angela. This year’s convention was well organized, ran smoothly, and was filled with panels, raves, events and…

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