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Anime Central 2017

Welcome to the registration hub for Anime Central! 


Attendee registration is currently open! Click "Attendee Registration" above to register. If you have already registered and would like to view your account, please click on "Attendee Service Center". 

Exhibitor registrations should be accessed through the Exhibitions Registration 2017.
Panelist registrations are currently open under Panel Registration 2017. 
Artist Alley Registration is currently full for ACen 2017.
*If you are an approved Artist, Exhibitor or Panelist your badges should be registered in your respective service center NOT attendee registration.



Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. ACen happens once a year in the Spring (around April or May) less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, in Rosemont, IL.

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!

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