Updates

News and highlights from the AnimeChicago team.

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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…

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    Announcing – Submissions open for Osamu Tezuka Symposium Zine

    We’re hosting our inaugural Symposium on Saturday, November 21st, celebrating the work of Osamu Tezuka. Check out event details here » Each attendee will receive one limited-edition risograph zine as a momento. The zine is…

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    Welcome our new sponsor, Arda Wigs!

    AnimeChicago is pleased to announce our official partnership with Arda Wigs, a local cosplay boutique catering to craftspeople of all proficiencies. Their catalog is more than your basic bargain wig – they carry a large…

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    Join us at Anime Central 2015!

    The Midwest’s largest anime convention is coming up in only two weeks! We have a ton of things going on all weekend, and we hope you can join us for some of…

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    Challengers Comics supports Manga Jam

    AnimeChicago has a special discount with our sponsor Challengers Comics + Conversation for monthly Manga Jam selections! View our Meetup page for details. We highly recommend you check out the shop off the Western Blue Line stop.…

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    AnimeChicago at Anime Central 2014

    AnimeChicago will be making waves at this year’s Anime Central, where multiple board members will be hosting panel discussions all weekend. Join AnimeChicago at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, May 16th-18th, to discuss…

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    Join our Meetup!

    Facebook hasn’t been the most reliable communication channel. We still update it, but if you want the latest AnimeChicago has to offer, join our new Meetup Group! Receive every announcement RSVP for…

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    Announcing – Study Japanese with AnimeChicago

    Interested in studying Japanese? AnimeChicago is currently organizing a study group for eight participants. We’ll kick off at Multilingual Chicago for a one-day intensive Bootcamp on Sunday, January 26th, 10am–5pm. This course…

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    2013 Annual Report: Just the Beginning

    It’s been 365 days since our 2012 annual report, and gee… way too much has happened since. AnimeChicago’s 7th anniversary was met with renewed enthusiasm by all of our members. Round Table discussions are…

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    Website Upgrades

    You may have noticed AnimeChicago.com slowly transforming week by week. After evaluating the needs of anime fans across Chicago, we’ve been chipping away at styling, functionality, and performance issues to bring you…