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

Anime Central

Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. ACen happens once a year in the Spring (around April or May) less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, in Rosemont, IL. As part of its mission, ACen brings fans together with guests from the Japanese and US sectors of the anime and manga industry, as well as gaming, cinema, and Asian culture personalities. The event includes a huge exhibit hall, a massive video game room, concerts, dances, educational panels and workshops, premiere screenings, autograph sessions, 24-hour video rooms, tabletop gaming and much, much more!   Check out some of our previous…

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Karoshi-Con 2017

Karoshi-Con 2017

Take a break from the daily grind and come to Karoshi-Con hosted by The Anime Association of Northern Illinois University! As always, attendance is free for everyone, and con-goers of all ages are welcome! We will feature a vendor hall, panels, cosplay contests, and video game tournaments! Pre-registration is open now until March 30th, sign up to avoid a longer wait the day of the convention. The link can be found here: https://goo.gl/RBQRJl For up to date information about Karoshi-Con and other Anime Association news like or follow The Anime Association of Northern Illinois on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Anime-Association-of-Northern-Illinois-University-276139039108025/ For those interested in being a vendor, we have the vendor sign up…

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Concinnity 17 and Kappa Kon 2017

Concinnity 17 and Kappa Kon 2017

“We are again pleased to bring you Concinnity! This year we are teamed up with Kappa Kon to bring you two cons as one! It is that time of year, time to set aside April 8, 2017, in your calender so you can join us for this fun-filled event. If you enjoy science fiction, anime, Dr. Who, gaming, etc….. consider stopping in at Concinnity 17 held on the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Below is a list of what we offer at the convention! ” -dealers with a diverse array of goods -engaging guest speakers -lively and informative discussion panels -a challenging and beguiling living dungeon -movie, sci-fi,…

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Ramencon 2016

Ramencon 2016

Ramencon is your Anime convention in Northwest Indiana. The con is held at the Radisson in Merrillville Indiana. September 23-25 pre reg badge is $30 for the whole weekend. At con badges are $40. They have some really awesome event this year. The harp twins from Chicago will be coming down to rock out. A nerf event that once the other panels end we will use the hallway space and have a blast. We have Mike Link bring in his CFF group for the foam sword fighting. So many awesome panels and guests. Check out the website for all sorts of details. This year they will be having panels starting…

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