Information on Anime Central 2012

Anime Central


April 27-29, 2012
Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Information:
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!

Attendance:
24,316 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 36 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.5 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$48 until Dec 15; $53 until Mar 15; $60 after

At-Door Rates:
$60 weekend

Guests:
Asuka (Fashion Designer, Angelic Pretty)
John Bivens (Artist / Writer)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
Christine Marie Cabanos (Voice Actress)
Chris Cason (Voice Actor / Director / Writer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Daniel Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Jillian Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Eyeshine (Band)
Gashicon (Fashion Designer)
Todd Haberkorn (Voice Actor)
Masashi Hamauzu (Composer)
Steve Horton (Manga Artist)
Imeruat (Musical Performers)
Yasuhiro Koshi (Actor / Advisor, Big Fighter Project)
Russell Lissau (Writer)
LM.C (Band)
Maki (Fashion Designer, Angelic Pretty)
Jamie Marchi (Voice Actress)
Eric Maruscak (Illustrator / Cartoonist)
Joel McDonald (ADR Director / Voice Actor)
Mike McFarland (Voice Actor / Director / Line Producer)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Cassandra Lee Morris (Voice Actress)
Trevor A. Mueller (Web Comic Creator)
Brina Palencia (Voice Actress / Singer, FUNimation Entertainment)
RinRin (Model, Angelic Pretty)
Iruma Rioka (Singer)
Chris Sabat (Voice Actor)
Ian Sinclair (Voice Actor / Director)
Sixh.IBI (Fashion Designer)
Cristina Vee (Voice Actress)
Video Game Orchestra (Musicians)
Shinichi Watanabe (Director)
Travis Willingham (Voice Actor)
34 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

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