Anime Central is Chicago’s and the Midwest’s largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention, bringing fans together with guests from the Japanese and US sectors of the anime and manga industry. This 3 days event is being organized by Midwest Animation Promotion Society (MAPS). The venue of this event is Donald E. Stephens Convention Center which is based in Rosemont, Illinois, United States of America. The event will be held from 19 May 2017, Friday to 21 May 2017, Sunday. Anime Central 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to comic book and pop culture sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, anime Blu-Rays, DVDs, videos, cosplay, corset, lolita, and more apparel options, art, posters, wall scrolls, art books, manga, card, computer, and video games, models, figures, miniatures, music CDs, plush, swords and other martial arts supplies. Over 150 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 85,000 visitors are expected at this event. The recurrence of Anime Central is annual. The first year of this event is 1998.