Information on Anime Central 2005

Anime Central


May 13-15, 2005
Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Attendance:
9,634 estimated paid attendees (10,434 estimated warm bodies)

Attendees:
Attendees View 15 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.1 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$30 until Dec 31; $35 until Feb 19; $40 until Apr 9

At-Door Rates:
$45 weekend; $25 Friday; $25 Saturday; $20 Sunday

Guests:
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
Chris Bevins (Voice Actor / Director / Line Producer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Beau Billingslea (Voice Actor)
Steven Blum (Voice Actor)
Emily DeJesus (Writer / Editor / Manager, Studio Capsule)
Robert DeJesus (Artist / Writer / Character Designer, Studio Capsule)
Richard Epcar (Voice Actor) cancelled
Fred Gallagher (Comic Artist, Fredart)
Caitlin Glass (Voice Actress / ADR Director)
Clarine Harp (Voice Actress / DVD & Blu-ray Manager, FUNimation Entertainment)
You Higuri (Manga Artist)
Hiroaki Inoue (Producer)
Kumiko Kato (Singer / Dancer)
Chiaki Konaka (Writer) cancelled
Bruce Lewis (Comic Artist / Author / Voice Actor)
Hiromi Matsushita (Animation Director)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (Voice Actress / Writer / Director) cancelled
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Chris Patton (Voice Actor)
The Penny Lane All Stars (Band)
The Pillows (J-Rock Band)
Monica Rial (Voice Actress) cancelled
Michelle Ruff (Voice Actress) cancelled
Jan Scott-Frazier (Director / Translator / Jane-of-all-trades)
Rikki Simons (Artist / Voice Actor, Studio Tavicat)
Doug Smith (Artist / Voice Actor)
Sally Suzuki (Dancer, Japan Dance Association)
SWEK (Musicians)
Kazuko Tadano (Character Designer)
Yusuke Wakamisho (Dancer)
Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons (Artist, Studio Tavicat)
Yutaka Yoshizawa (Consul General of Japan at Chicago)
32 guests listed

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Press Releases and News:

Jan 12, 2005 - Anime Central announces its first round of guests
Feb 25, 2005 - The Pillows to perform at Anime Central
Jan 02, 2006 - Largest anime conventions of 2005

    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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