Information on Anime Central 2014

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May 16-18, 2014
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:
29,674 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 21 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

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

Guests:
Yoshitoshi ABe (Artist / Writer)
Angela (Musicians)
Bryn Apprill (Voice Actress)
Christopher Ayres (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
Laura Bailey (Voice Actress)
Tia Ballard (Voice Actress)
Josh Elder (Manga Artist)
Crispin Freeman (Voice Actor)
Josh Grelle (Voice Actor)
Naoto Hirooka (Fashion Designer)
Emily Neves Love (Voice Actress)
Helen McCarthy (Writer)
Joel McDonald (ADR Director / Voice Actor)
Trevor A. Mueller (Web Comic Creator)
Arnie Roth (Conductor / Music Director)
Sixh. (Fashion Designers)
Nobuo Uematsu (Composer, Smile Please Co.)
Travis Willingham (Voice Actor)
Yutaka Yamamoto (Director / Animator)

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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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Last updated: 2015-01-01