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  • Anime Central 2009: Thursday Kick-off

    6:35pm – Jamie here to announce that it’s time for ACen! I’m heading out via O’Hare Blue Line, and it’s…

    Jamie S ·
  • Anime Central 2009: About our Scavenger Hunt

    Anime Central is only three days away and AnimeChicago will be there! In addition to live blogging the convention all…

    Jamie S ·
  • Anime Central Primer

    Whether you’re a seasoned con-goer or just a one-day attendee from last year, many of have already experienced the convention…

    · Jamie S ·
  • Anime Central 2009: Fashion Show seeking Talent

    Obsessed with fashion and anime? This year, Anime Central is debuting a fashion show featuring Decora, Visual Kei, Lolita, SteamPunk…

    Jamie S ·
  • The Anime Dabbler

    I can still remember the day my childhood friend called me on the telephone during the summer before my sophomore…

    · Alex L ·
  • Anime Best Buys

    If you haven’t heard yet, Best Buy is reducing anime inventories in 462 stores nationally. For some of you, this…

    Jamie S ·
  • Gift Shopping: Valentine’s Day

    Ahhh…otaku in love! What a delightful experience of having two souls with infatuations of giant robots and traveling samurai to…

    · Alex A ·
  • Help Wanted

    We’re looking for writing and public relations talent to help spread the word about animechicago.com. If you or someone you…

    Jamie S ·
  • Reactor Meltdown

    Conventions are a big endeavor, so people weren’t surprised when con chair James Alsup announced Reactor 2008 would be canceled.…

    · Jamie S ·
  • Hello Chicago!

    After 10 years of radical growth in the Japanese animation industry, we’re witnessing our fandom return to the underground from…

    Jamie S ·