ACen May 17 – 19

Preregistration for the Sixteenth Anniversary of Anime Central is open!

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!

Online Pre-Registration – Full Weekend Membership Pricing
(Single Day badges are NOT available online)
October 2nd – January 1st = $48
January 2nd – April 1st = $53
April 2nd – May 5th = $60

At-Convention Membership Pricing
Full Weekend Badges - Adult = $60
Single Day Badges - Friday = $35 / Saturday = $35 / Sunday = $25

http://www.acen.org/

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Amazingly fun this year and I can't wait till the next one

    May 19, 2013

  • Jason Q.

    Sitting in line now....hoping to get my badge sometime today...might just get the two day pass since i have been in lone so long lol

    May 18, 2013

    • Christine H.

      Omg. Is there a shorter 2 day pass line?

      May 18, 2013

    • Jason Q.

      I dont think so...but if you buy it online you can go to the will call line which is shorter. I havent decided if i doing the weekend pass yet

      May 18, 2013

  • andrew w.

    At the parking put on my costume be in at about 1:30

    May 18, 2013

  • Jason Q.

    Omw

    May 18, 2013

  • Richard M.

    Nique brings up a good point. Is there a location everyone wants to meet at, so we can go together as a group?

    May 8, 2013

    • Michelle

      I'll be there in the early afternoon.

      May 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      We'll figure it out, I'll text you today Michelle and Richard my cell is[masked] so that way we can plan on when and where to meet up :)

      May 17, 2013

  • Steve B

    I will be there as a member of the press. I will be photographing for promotional pics for ACEN and for the online magazine Howlin' Wolf Records. I will be there pretty much all day Friday. If any of you are there and want a pic taken feel free to tap me on the shoulder and let me know your with NFG&W. Hope to see you there.

    May 16, 2013

  • Brian S.

    If there is anything going on afterwards Saturday let me know. I work until 5.

    May 16, 2013

  • Christopher B.

    Hope to see u guys there. =D

    May 11, 2013

  • Philip P

    Seeing my grandfather.

    May 9, 2013

  • Brian C.

    I may come to this for a day. Probably Saturday.

    May 8, 2013

  • andrew w.

    I'm going to be there on Saterday. I'll be dressed up as iron man. I'm not sure about Friday.

    May 4, 2013

  • Richard M.

    I'll be going Saturday as well.

    April 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone want to meet up there? Might be fun to meet some new people

    March 16, 2013

  • Christine H.

    I am going on Saturday.

    March 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have the hotel and badge for the full weekend :D

    February 16, 2013

  • Leslie G.

    Got my badge ordered, and my hotel reserved :)

    February 14, 2013

  • Michelle

    I'll be there on Saturday

    January 18, 2013

  • Zack

    I already order my badge

    January 18, 2013

  • Larry

    Reserved my ticket in advance

    December 27, 2012

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