Join us May 17-19, 2019.
Hyatt Regency O’Hare & The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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Lost and Found

We have some items that are still in our lost and found from this year’s convention. If you are missing something, and want to know if we found it, fill out the form below. If we have it or have more questions about the item we will contact you. Please note that we do not keep any cosplay items or props in lost and found after the convention has ended. Fill out the Form HERE

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Thank you for joining us at Anime Central 2018!

Thank you for joining us at Anime Central 2018! We had an amazing year and are so excited to have shared it with you! We want to thank each and every one of you for being a part of our community and creating the welcoming, exciting, and friendly vibes at Anime Central! We hope to see you next year May 17-19th, 2019!   Our event feedback form is now open as well if you would like to share some of…

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Anime Central 2018 Schedule

The Anime Central Guidebook is available for download on apple and android devices, in addition you can access it via web browser. We highly recommend you take advantage of downloading it to your mobile devices before you get to ACen so you can plan out everything you want to see. Be sure to allow updates as well so you have the most up to date schedule out there! 

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New Item Check at Anime Central!

New this year we will have an item check available in the convention center lobby (from 10a – 11p) and during the Friday night and Saturday night dances in the Hyatt. There will be a service fee of 3$ per item checked in each location. #ACen2018 This post has been updated as the item check in the convention center has moved since the original posting.

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2018 Industry Announcement: HIDIVE

HIDIVE is a streaming service that launched in 2017 and offers subscribers hit titles and a catalog spanning six decades, from the latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime. HIDIVE has expanded from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices and set-top boxes to allow members convenient access to new simulcasts, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives. HIDIVE is proud to announce DUBCAST editions of select simulcasts. These early access local-language…

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