Briefs

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

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    Help Out Japan

    The earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crises that’s devastated northeastern Japan will be one of the costliest disasters in history. Still looking for ways to help? Japanese American Society of Chicago has created…

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    Anime Central 2010: Early Registration Open

    Anime Central has announced the early registration schedule! Unless you happen to catch the traveling show booth at certain conventions to pre-reg at $35, you can reserve your 3-day Early Bird badge…

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    Anime Central 2009: Scavenger Hunt Winners!

    Presenting the results of our first ever scavenger hunt! First place was awarded ::drum roll:: to the lovely Cassandra Erchul & Yazmin Garcia! Here’s a sampling of 8 out of the required…

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    Anime Central 2009: Sunday Brief

    11:01am – It’s winding down here after a night of crowded halls and crazy gigantic cosplay. Finally have everything packed up and in the car. It’s time to sweep the dealer’s room…

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    Anime Central 2009: Saturday Brief

    9:13am – Things wrapped up nicely last night with Anime Hell, which had switched up much of the material since last year, thankfully. Today is already action-packed: Scavenger hunt sign/up begins at…

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    Anime Central 2009: Friday Brief

    10:13am – Wide awake and roaming the hotel. The cosplayers are out in full force. Three minutes out the door and I’ve already seen a Gendo! 12:49pm – Still trying to make…

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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 slow zones again from the Loop through Damen. In fact, shuttles will…

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    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 weekend long, we’re hosting our first-ever Scavenger Hunt! We think this will…

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    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 and other street clothing styles influenced by Japan. They are currently looking…

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    Anime Best Buys

    If you haven’t heard yet, Best Buy is reducing anime inventories in 462 stores nationally. For some of you, this means a much smaller selection to choose from at your local store,…