Support our Nonprofit

AnimeChicago is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your tax-deductible contributions cover our operating budget, promotional expenses, and help us bring unique and insightful programming to Chicago-area fans.


Collaborate with Us!

We collaborate with Chicago-based organizations, Japanese cultural groups, independent journalists, and academics who love sharing their perspective on all things Japanese pop culture.

  • Write an article for
  • Speak at our talks or panels
  • Recommend anime and manga for our programs
  • Unique programming as an equal collaboration
  • Sponsorships via charitable contributions
  • Cross-promotion between our communities

Get Some Swag

We have a few designs ready to purchase. All proceeds are considered donations and go towards our annual operating expenses.