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Anime Central Convention 2022

Konichiwa! Are you familiar with Anime Central (ACen), Chicago’s and the Midwest’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese popular culture convention?! If you answered yes, they’re back, bigger and better than … Continue readingAnime Central Convention 2022

Anime Central Cancels Con for 2021

Anime Central (ACen) is the latest convention to bite the dust this year. Arguably one of the biggest anime conventions in the Midwest and one of our favorites. ACEN is … Continue readingAnime Central Cancels Con for 2021

Anime Central 2020 Halted by COVID-19

We’re starting to see a trend now. Conventions are under attack by the Coronavirus or COVID-19. The virus is highly contagious and has a lingering effect on most objects and … Continue readingAnime Central 2020 Halted by COVID-19

Creative Team of Vinland Saga Join Anime Central

    It’s crazy that the show I really enjoyed that was so different from what we typically see in anime has received so much attention. Vinland Saga is the … Continue readingCreative Team of Vinland Saga Join Anime Central

OLDCODEX Musical Guest at Anime Central 2020

We now have multiple musical guests for Anime Central after this announcement. The rave is bound to be jumping!! OLDCODEX is a Japanese band formed in 2009.  With a unique … Continue readingOLDCODEX Musical Guest at Anime Central 2020

Multi-Talented Star Riho Iida Headed to Anime Central

Anime Central has announced that it will host Japanese actress, voice actress, narrator, and singer Riho Iida at this year’s event. Anime Central will be Riho Iida’s first appearance at … Continue readingMulti-Talented Star Riho Iida Headed to Anime Central

Rie Tanaka’s First Appearance at Anime Central

Rie Tanaka is a veteran Japanese voice actress with over 25 years in the industry.  She has voiced several iconic characters new and old, including Mitsuki Sanada from Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure, Chii from Chobits, Yomi from Azumanga Daioh, Lacus … Continue readingRie Tanaka’s First Appearance at Anime Central

Japanese Illustrator Itsuki Akata Making Apperance at Anime Central

Anime Central is honored to announce that Japanese Illustrator, Itsuki Akata will be joining us this year! Yes, they have the complete pair/set coming!! Itsuki Akata is an illustrator from … Continue readingJapanese Illustrator Itsuki Akata Making Apperance at Anime Central