Anime Central 2017 Information


Anime Central 2017

Anime Central 2017
May 19-21, 2017
Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL, USA

Anime Convention

Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. ACen happens once a year in the Spring (around April or May) less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, in Rosemont, IL.

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!

Registration Information

Advance Rates
$48 through October 1, 2016
$53 through January 1, 2017
$58 through April 1, 2017
$70 through May 5, 2017
At-Door Rates
$70: All 3 Days
$45: Friday
$45: Saturday
$30: Sunday

Attendance Information

Attendance:
30,221 total people
84,633 turnstile attendance count

Anime Central 2017 Guests

Anime Central 2017 Reports and Photos


Previous/Future Events

Anime Central 2019  —  May 17-19, 2019
Anime Central 2018  —  May 18-20, 2018
Anime Central 2017  —  May 19-21, 2017
Anime Central 2016  —  May 20-22, 2016
Anime Central 2015  —  May 15-17, 2015
Anime Central 2014  —  May 16-18, 2014
Anime Central 2013  —  May 17-19, 2013
Anime Central 2012  —  April 27-29, 2012
Anime Central 2011  —  May 20-22, 2011
Anime Central 2010  —  May 14-16, 2010
Anime Central 2009  —  May 8-10, 2009
Anime Central 2008  —  May 16-18, 2008
Anime Central 2007  —  May 11-13, 2007
Anime Central 2006  —  May 5-7, 2006
Anime Central 2005  —  May 13-15, 2005
Anime Central 2004  —  May 14-16, 2004
Anime Central 2003  —  May 16-18, 2003
Anime Central 2002  —  April 19-21, 2002
Anime Central 2001  —  May 11-13, 2001
Anime Central 2000  —  May 12-14, 2000
Anime Central 1999  —  April 23-25, 1999
Anime Central 1998  —  April 3-5, 1998

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