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Anime Midwest 2019

Jul 5-7, 2019
Rosemont, IL
Hyatt Regency Ohare
Rosemont, IL
Con Statistics
Huge (15K+)
Above 15K Attendees
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Official Review

Anime Midwest is always one of the best events in Chicago when it comes to anime. This year the convention faced problems with some of the Japanese guests not being able to attend due to difficulties getting Visas processed in time, but overall the convention still had several major main stage performances, events, and more.

About Anime Midwest 2019

Anime Midwest 2019 is a anime, scifi, and comic con held July 5-7, 2019. The event will take place in Rosemont, near Chicago. Anime Midwest is a family-friendly anime convention in Rosemont, Illinois. This three-day event focuses on video gaming, Japanese anime, Japanese manga, and bringing authentic Japanese culture and anime to life. Anime Midwest is another fine convention organized by
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Guests of Honor
Margaret McDonald voice actor
Raj Ramayya Musician
Aurelio Voltaire musician
Samurai Dan and Jillian samurai instructor
Greg Ayres voice actor
Quinton Flynn voice actor, actor
Mega Ran nerdcore rapper
Steve Blum voice actor
Russell Lissau comic author
Luci Christian voice actor
Yuri Lowenthal voice actor
Tara Platt voice actor
Oscar Seung voice actor
YTCracker nerdcore rapper
Zwei Musician
Fuki Musician
Trevor Mueller comic author
Lia singer
Brian Heinz Youtube
IA Musician
FEMM musician
Marcus Stimac voice actor
Lewis "Linkara" Lovhaug comic reviewer
KrazyKrow webcomic
MC Lars musician
Crispin Freeman voice actor
Lexa Terrestrial musician
Maile Flanagan voice actress
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Anime Midwest is categorized as a huge anime convention. Huge anime cons tend to also have huge lines, massive events, big named guests of honor, and endless events scheduled throughout the convention. Any anime con with over 15,000 attendees will typically have some of the most famous and best guests, big concerts, dances, and more.

Attending can be a real pain, as parking is expensive in larger cities, hotel rooms may be more expensive, and events may have lines that form early in the morning. Attendees should plan for a lot more walking and for paying a little more for food, special events, and hotel rooms.

Tips for attending Anime Midwest

As one of the largest conventions, attending Anime Midwest may take a few more steps than usual. First, registration information needs to be checked as sometimes tickets may sell out long before the convention starts. Hotel rooms need to be booked early because the cheapest hotels may sell out very quickly, sometimes in the same hour that they become available. Attendees may be encouraged to bring extras of any supplies they may need throughout the weekend, including water, snack foods, costume repair supplies, toothpaste, and medicines, because these items may be hard to find or sellout quickly nearby. Bringing drinks and snacks can help avoid pricier options. Comfortable shoes and several outfit and shoe options are recommended, especially if lines start to get long enough to wrap around the outside of the convention building.