Briefs

Announcements, news, and highlights worth nothing from across Chicagoland.

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    KyoAni Memorial, Promare Redux Screening & More

    Memorial held for Kyoto Animation Victims via NHKKyoAni animation studio suffered an incomprehensible loss to July’s arson. Supporters gathered last week to commemorate the victims, and offer encouragement to the staff that pushes the…

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    Mundane Costumes, EVA Typefaces & More

    Japan’s Jimi “Mundane” Halloween Contest of 2019 via Spoon & TamagoTired of traditional anime and video game cosplay? “Jimi Costumes” let you crank life’s most boring aspects to ELEVEN. Give it up…

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    Announcing – Close Knit from Asian Pop-up Cinema

    One of the best things about living in Chicago is access to culture from across the globe. As Chicago anime fans, this fact gives us unique opportunities to learn more about Japan…

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    Chicago’s own UNIQLO Opening on Friday Oct 23

    In case you’ve missed my previous posts, I’m a bit of a UNIQLO fan. I’ve worn a variety of UNIQLO pants exclusively for the last year and a half, and you’ll have…

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    The 2015 Anime Research Project

    You may know tons about anime fandom, but did you know that anime academics are a thing? The number of ethnographic books and anthropologists studying our community is astounding. There’s even an annual research project that catalogs…

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    Anime Central 2014: Pre-registration and hotel blocks open Oct 1st

    Set your alarms, mark your calendars, pester your friends. Pre-registration for the 19th annual Anime Central opens this Thursday, October 1st. It coincides with Hyatt and Embassy con-block registration, which offers hotel…

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    15% Discount for Legend of Zelda Symphony

    Haven’t gotten tickets for October 1st’s Zelda concert at the Auditorium Theatre? Use the code “heylisten” for 15% off ticket purchases and merchandise!

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    Local Club Raising Funds for New Media Projects

    Street Level Anime Club is raising funds to cover costs of their media projects. This is a passionate group of young media producers and they’re learning valuable skills by exploring, creating, and…

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    Announcing – Chicago Premiere of Princess Kaguya

    AnimeChicago is packing the house for the the premiere of The Tale of the Princess Kaguya at the Siskel Film Center. We will be attending the 7:45pm screening on December 5th. So far, the film…

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    Demand Road to Ninja – Naruto the Movie!

    The latest Naruto Movie, Road to Ninja, is coming to US theaters this August! However, we regret to inform our readers that Chicago fans are yet again missing out… this film is not scheduled…