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Days go by…

The last anime season of 2019 is two weeks away, and we’re excited to share it with you! Join us for our next Anime Sampler or Mixer in October so we can gush all about it.




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Spotlight: Onsen Master
Spotlight: Onsen Master

AnimeChicago Spotlight is an interview series highlighting  leaders and personalities from local organizations. Today we’re chatting with Derrick Fields about his…

Announcing Dream Worlds: The Works of Anime Director Mamoru Oshii + Celebration!

Join AnimeChicago at the Japanese Culture Center to celebrate the groundbreaking and cinematic storytelling of Mamoru Oshii. Known for his deeply philosophical and sweep…

Screen Time: The Watching Habits of Anime Fans

Eyes Peeled As diverse as the genres are that embody the anime landscape, so too are the viewing patterns of anime fans as they engage with the medium. Although techn…

New events coming to Chicago!

AnimeChicago is your nexus for Japanese pop culture!

We’re a nonprofit organization committed to educating, promoting, and connecting Chicago’s anime community. Our 1700+ members help us discover and celebrate everything anime has to offer. So if you gotta gush about Dororo or dig into a Ghibli classic…