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

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament

Have you got a chance to try to the new Mario kart 8 Deluxe?! Well here is your chance to try the new game and test your skills! Come out and enjoy a console of free play and join our MK8 BYOC tournament. And just for the old school Mario Kart fans we will also be having a Mario Kart 64 side tournament. Official tournament rules will be listed in the coming weeks! Emporium Arcade Bar is a 21+ establishment ID’s are a must!

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Combo Breaker

Combo Breaker 2017 | combobreaker.org Combo Breaker returns May 26-28, 2017 to the Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL, USA! Register today atcombobreaker.org/register What is Combo Breaker? Combo Breaker is a 3-day Fighting Game Community Convention & tournament series held annually over Memorial Day Weekend. The convention was developed by @thehadou & Gaming Generations to provide a high-spectacle weekend for Midwest fighting game fans. Since the conventions arrival in 2015 it has been heralded as a can’t miss experience by tournament competitors and spectators alike. Combo Breaker is an event focused on the attendee experience, built by a dedicated staff with years of event attendance behind…

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May Emporium SFV

Get some Combo Breaker practice in right before the wave of out of town talent gets here! We will be hosting our monthly tournament ! Rules are still same best 2/3 match best 3/5 WF GF and LF. BYOC is encouraged and pot split is 60/30/10. Registration starts at 7PM and closes at 7:50 All other event details will be announced later. ****This is a 21+ event so ID’s are a must  

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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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C2E2 2017

C2E2 2017

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. Join in C2E2 April 21-24, 2017! http://www.c2e2.com/ Like The Chicago Daily Event List to stay tuned for tickets & updates!

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Tokidoki Rotofugi Pop Up Shop

Tokidoki Rotofugi Pop Up Shop

Tokidoki is super excited to be teaming up with the one and only Rotofugi Designer Toy store and Gallery in Chicago for a very special pop-up shop! Get ready for swag bags, giveaways and major fun April 8th – 30th . Join them for their grand opening celebration Saturday, April 8th at 11am-3pm, can’t wait to see you there!

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Your Name Theatrical Release

Don’t miss Japan’s #1 film of 2016! Experience the beauty, passion, and fantastical story of Makoto Shinkai’s (Voices of a Distant Star) latest masterpiece. Click HERE to find a theater near you! 😀 Be sure to check out our article for more info and details about Your Name :3 “Your Name”Theater listing Near You! April 7th

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Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale! One Night Event!

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale! One Night Event!

Coming to theaters March 9th at select cinama for one day only. Hurray and purchase your tickets in advance HERE to experience it on full screen! Summary: In Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale, Players are about to find the line between the virtual world and reality beginning to blur and their worst nightmares coming true. As his fellow players find themselves in danger, the hero is called upon once again, can Kirito save his friends, or is this going to be game over for him?  

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