Information on Anime Central 2013

Anime Central


May 17-19, 2013
Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center


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:
28,692 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 30 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$43 before Oct 1; $48 before Jan 1; $53 before Apr 1

At-Door Rates:
$60 weekend; $35 Fri; $35 Sat; $25 Sun

Guests:
Yuu Asakawa (Voice Actor)
Christopher Ayres (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
John Bivens (Artist / Writer)
Daniel Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Jillian Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Gashicon (Fashion Designer)
Clarine Harp (Voice Actress / DVD & Blu-ray Manager, FUNimation Entertainment)
Steve Horton (Manga Artist)
Taliesin Jaffe (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
Kalafina (Band)
Fumiko Kawamura (Fashion Designer, Chantilly)
Catherine Lewis (Owner, God Save the Queen Fashions)
Sarah Lindholm (Translator)
Russell Lissau (Writer)
Helen McCarthy (Writer)
Mint (Fashion Designer)
Trevor A. Mueller (Web Comic Creator)
Sonny Strait (Voice Actor / Director / Illustrator)
Brad Swaile (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Yukino (Vocalist)

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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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