Anime Central

The Midwest Anime and Manga Convention
Date
2014-05-16 - 2014-05-18
Attendees
24316
Event contact title
Event Space Manager
Event contact first name
Phillip
Event contact last name
Ward-Schmidt
Email
exhibithall@acen.org
Event contact telephone number
224-676-0003
Fax
847-789-9300
Description

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!

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