News and highlights from the AnimeChicago team.

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    Presenters, Guests transform “Not Our Final Form,” AnimeChicago’s second Symposium

    The finicky mix of winter and spring weather on April 2nd, 2016 did not keep 70 attendees from AnimeChicago’s second symposium. Hosted at the Japan Information Center in the heart of Michigan…

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    What to Expect at this Weekend’s Symposium

    This Saturday at the Japan Information Center, AnimeChicago is hosting its second Symposium, with the theme being transformation of both the body and the mind, in anime and manga. If you’re still…

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    Not Our Final Form: A Discussion of Transformation in Anime and Manga

    Last year on a very snowy afternoon in November, AnimeChicago presented Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga , the first installment of an ongoing series centered on anime and manga. Not only was…

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    Tezuka’s works shine at AnimeChicago’s first Symposium “God of Manga”

    On November 21st, 2015, AnimeChicago hosted its first ever symposium at the Cards Against Humanity Theater, focusing on the “God of Manga” Osamu Tezuka. Despite the uncooperative weather, a dedicated group of…