Information on Anime Central 2011

Anime Central

May 20-22, 2011
Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Anime Central (ACen) is Chicago's and the Midwest's largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention. The convention is currently held in Rosemont, IL, less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. 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!

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Attendees View 42 users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.2 stars (based on 10 to 25 member ratings)

Advance Rates:
$45 by Jan 15; $50 by Apr 1; $55 by Apr 15

At-Door Rates:
$55 weekend; $35 Fri; $35 Sat; $25 Sun

DJ 100mado (Disc Jockey)
Chris Cason (Voice Actor / Director / Writer, FUNimation Entertainment)
DJ Chucky (Disc Jockey)
Colleen Clinkenbeard (Voice Actress / Director / Line Producer)
Daniel Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Jillian Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Josh Elder (Manga Artist)
Flow (Band)
Guhroovy (Disc Jockey)
Darrel Guilbeau (Voice Actor)
August Hahn (Writer)
Yoshiki Hayashi (Musician, X Japan)
Naoto Hirooka (Fashion Designer)
Steve Horton (Manga Artist)
Koji Ide (Disc Jockey)
DJ Jeffito (Disc Jockey)
Russell Lissau (Writer)
M-Project (Disc Jockey)
Trevor A. Mueller (Web Comic Creator)
No+Chin (Disc Jockey)
Mika Nomura (Producer)
Raveman (Musician)
Kosuke Saito (Disc Jockey)
Saki (Singer)
Stephanie Sheh (Voice Actress)
Bob Shirohata (Director)
Mike Sinterniklaas (Director / Actor / Writer / Producer, NYAV Post)
Sixh. (Fashion Designers)
Hideko Tamura Snider (Author)
Spike Spencer (Voice Actor)
SWEK (Musicians)
J. Michael Tatum (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
Ugimi Umahara (Musician)
Cristina Vee (Voice Actress)
Steve Yun (Webmaster,
35 guests listed

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Previous/Future Events:
Anime Central 1998  April 3-5, 1998
Anime Central 1999  April 23-25, 1999
Anime Central 2000  May 12-14, 2000
Anime Central 2001  May 11-13, 2001
Anime Central 2002  April 19-21, 2002
Anime Central 2003  May 16-18, 2003
Anime Central 2004  May 14-16, 2004
Anime Central 2005  May 13-15, 2005
Anime Central 2006  May 5-7, 2006
Anime Central 2007  May 11-13, 2007
Anime Central 2008  May 16-18, 2008
Anime Central 2009  May 8-10, 2009
Anime Central 2010  May 14-16, 2010
Anime Central 2011  May 20-22, 2011
Anime Central 2012  April 27-29, 2012
Anime Central 2013  May 17-19, 2013
Anime Central 2014  May 16-18, 2014
Anime Central 2015  May 15-17, 2015
Anime Central 2016  May 20-22, 2016
Anime Central 2017  May 19-21, 2017

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