• Manga Circle: Invitation from a crab

    Indie City Co-op

    "An Invitation from a Crab" (蟹に誘われて) is a series of short stories that look at the eccentricities of every day life from one of Japan's most interesting up and coming web cartoonists panpanya . What is Manga Jam? Manga Jam typically meets on second Sundays to discuss a selected work of manga and its international relevance. This event is suitable for attendees 18+ with any level of manga knowledge or experience. We recommend reading the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed! Getting the Comic About the Location This is a private office so the address is available for members only, and it accommodates 25 people comfortably. Also, there is an office corgi, so please keep that in mind if you have allergies or other aversions to dogs. Getting There Street parking is widely available. It's a two-block walk from the Brown Line and two buses (Addison and Ashland) if you like public transit. Apologies: this space is not wheelchair accessible. Attendance Policy Please note our three strikes policy for No Shows and cancellations within 6 hours of the event. You may RSVP for two additional guests. Arrivals who have not RSVP'd cannot be guaranteed a seat, but there may be room available.

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  • Mixer at Beermiscuous

    Beermiscuous

    Mixers are all about meeting other members, so it's perfect if you haven't been to many (or any) of our meetups yet. • This is a 21+ bar so bring your valid ID. • Check in and grab your name tag when you arrive. • Friends are welcome!

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  • Anime Circle: Violet Evergarden

    Next Door Cafe

    Watch the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed! • Round Table is a book club for anime → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22851498/Event%3A_Discussion_Groups) • We take No Shows very seriously → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22833517/Club_Policies/) • Tips for your first Meetup → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22851568/Attending_Your_First_Meetup/)

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  • C2E2 Panel + Chinatown Dinner

    McCormick Place

    AnimeChicago will be at C2E2 today! • Our panel starts at 1:45pm, Room S405a on Chicago's Anime Scene. • We'll be wondering around the show floor for a bit, too. • Join us at Joy Yee in Chinatown for dinner. We'll caravan once the show floor is closed. Hope to see you around!

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  • Art Circle - Fan Art Gathering

    Beermiscuous

    Art Circle is where anime fan artists of all skill levels meet, discuss, and draw together. Show your love for a particular film or series through art, or bring your own original ideas and designs! The meetup location, Beermiscuous is an open and bright craft beer cafe perfect for hanging out and sharing a table with friends. If you’re not a beer drinker, they have a small selection of ciders and non-alcoholic drinks. Beermiscuous is a few block walk west from the Diversey Brown Line stop. Parking is available in the immediate area.

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  • Manga Circle: Yotsuba&! - vol 1 - 4

    Indie City Co-op

    Yotsuba&! (よつばと!) is a manga from Azumanga Daioh creator Kiyohiko Azuma [あずまきよひこ] about the day to day adventures of a single dad and his young daughter. This is a manga that will make you feel like a kid again. Since this is part of a longer series, we'll be reading volumes 1 through 4. What is Manga Jam? Manga Jam typically meets on second Sundays to discuss a selected work of manga and its international relevance. This event is suitable for attendees 18+ with any level of manga knowledge or experience. We recommend reading the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed! Getting the Comic About the Location This is a private office so the address is available for members only, and it accommodates 25 people comfortably. Also, there is an office corgi, so please keep that in mind if you have allergies or other aversions to dogs. Getting There Street parking is widely available. It's a two-block walk from the Brown Line and two buses (Addison and Ashland) if you like public transit. Apologies: this space is not wheelchair accessible. Attendance Policy Please note our three strikes policy for No Shows and cancellations within 6 hours of the event. You may RSVP for two additional guests. Arrivals who have not RSVP'd cannot be guaranteed a seat, but there may be room available.

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  • Mixer at Logan Arcade + C2E2 Raffle

    Logan Arcade

    Special announcements: • We're hosting a raffle at 8:30. Swag includes a pair of 3-day badges to C2E2, Funko Pops, and more! Sign-in, get a name tag, receive a raffle ticket. Winners must be present to win. --- Mixers are all about meeting other members, so it's perfect if you haven't been to many (or any) of our meetups yet. • This is a 21+ bar so bring your valid ID. • Check in and grab your name tag when you arrive. • Friends are welcome!

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  • Anime Circle: Banana Fish

    Next Door Cafe

    Watch the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed! • Round Table is a book club for anime → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22851498/Event%3A_Discussion_Groups) • We take No Shows very seriously → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22833517/Club_Policies/) • Tips for your first Meetup → (https://www.meetup.com/animechicago/pages/22851568/Attending_Your_First_Meetup/)

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  • Art Circle - Fan Art Gathering

    Beermiscuous

    Art Circle is where anime fan artists of all skill levels meet, discuss, and draw together. Show your love for a particular film or series through art, or bring your own original ideas and designs! The meetup location, Beermiscuous is an open and bright craft beer cafe perfect for hanging out and sharing a table with friends. If you’re not a beer drinker, they have a small selection of ciders and non-alcoholic drinks. Beermiscuous is a few block walk west from the Diversey Brown Line stop. Parking is available in the immediate area.

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  • Manga Circle: Osamu Tezuka's Barbara

    Indie City Co-op

    Barbara [ばるぼら] is a manga by Osamu Tezuka (手塚虫生) [The Creator of Astroboy) during his dark Gekiga period in the 1970s about an author named Yosuke Mikura who finds a hippie named Barbara and develops an odd relationship with an even odder woman. Is Barbara real? Is she just merely an imaginary muse or representation of an author's inner turmoil? Or is she perhaps something more occult. Read this and we'll all try to make sense out of this mysterious character and the odd adventures surrounding her and Mikura-sensei. What is Manga Jam? Manga Jam typically meets on second Sundays to discuss a selected work of manga and its international relevance. This event is suitable for attendees 18+ with any level of manga knowledge or experience. We recommend reading the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed! Getting the Comic This manga may be a bit tricky to come by, if you cannot find it there is an ebook version on Digital Manga's website here: https://emanga.com/products/barbara?variant=32122317702 About the Location This is a private office so the address is available for members only, and it accommodates 25 people comfortably. Also, there is an office corgi, so please keep that in mind if you have allergies or other aversions to dogs. Getting There Street parking is widely available. It's a two-block walk from the Brown Line and two buses (Addison and Ashland) if you like public transit. Apologies: this space is not wheelchair accessible. Attendance Policy Please note our three strikes policy for No Shows and cancellations within 6 hours of the event. You may RSVP for two additional guests. Arrivals who have not RSVP'd cannot be guaranteed a seat, but there may be room available.

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