What we're about
Meet local fans, celebrate Japanese pop culture, and discover anime that changes your life! Founded in 2006, AnimeChicago offers a friendly, inclusive space for newbies and veterans alike to learn and discuss anime they love. 🔞 FREE. Join today!
⭐️ 2022 PROGRAMS
✦ IRL Meetups (monthly): Join us for in-person hangs in social spaces.
✦ Social Mixer (1st Thu): Meet like-minded fans and discuss all things anime.
✦ Manga Circle (2nd Sun): Book-club for selected manga or specific arc.
✦ Anime Circle (3rd Sun): Book-club for selected anime series, film, or OVA.
✦ Art Circle (Weds): Share your creative side with a friendly group of regulars.
✦ Anime Deep Dive (Tues): Watch a hidden anime gem and chat about it.
✦ Anime Sampler (3rd Sat every season): Discover the latest anime together.
Still curious? Read our membership guide →