Information on Anime Central 2016

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May 20-22, 2016
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:
31,469 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 10 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$48 through Nov 1, 2015
$53 through Jan 1, 2016
$58 through Apr 1, 2016
$70 through May 5, 2016

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $70
Fri: $45
Sat: $45
Sun: $30

Guests:
Eir Aoi (Singer)
Takahiro Baba (CEO, VisualArt's)
Daniel Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Jillian Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
DJ HeavyGrinder (Disc Jockey)
Erica Lindbeck (Voice Actress)
Eric Maruscak (Illustrator / Cartoonist)
Kyle McCarley (Voice Actor)
Erica Mendez (Voice Actress)
Mint (Fashion Designer)
Max Mittelman (Voice Actor)
Na-Ga (Illustrator, VisualArt's)
Shinji Orito (Composer)
Monica Rial (Voice Actress)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)

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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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Last updated: 2016-10-18