If you're interested in sponsoring Uchi-con 2018, please email us at email@example.com and a staff member will respond to you as soon as possible.
Our sponsors are the reason that we can continue to grow and still keep our convention free to attend. Without the help of these groups, our tiny anime club would not be able to make Uchi-con the best it can be year after year!
Arda Wigs is a wig supplier located in Chicago. They also sell makeup, thermoplastics, and everything needed to style their top-notch wigs. At Uchi-con 2017, Arda will have a table on the second floor, with wig demonstrations as well as ways to win discounts and gift certificates. Make sure to stop by their booth and take a browse through their website at arda-wigs.com!
Crunchyroll is an online video service that provides Japanese anime and other media to users all across the world. Most people have heard of Crunchyroll by now, given that it has over 25,000 episodes of anime available at any time, and might even have a Premium subscription to it. Because it combines almost any series you could want into one platform, from Naruto Shippuden to Sword Art Online to Yuri on Ice, Crunchyroll has a massive userbase and continues to provide enjoyment to more people every season. If you haven't already, check out their selection of anime titles here!
Noodles is a restaurant that provides tasty food from Thailand, China, Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines. Go check out their branch on 57th!
Funimation is an animation and licensing company based in Texas and is one of the largest anime distributors in the United States. They're behind the dubs and circulation of titles like Attack on Titan, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Code Geass, Rurouni Kenshin, Black Butler, Dragon Ball, and Durarara! You can check out their work here.
First Aid Comics
First Aid is a full service comic shop offering new releases, back issues, graphic novels and a large selection of all-ages comics. They also sell action figures, board games, and other comic related merchandise.
Seminary Coop Bookstore
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Inc. is comprised of two independent customer-owned co-operative bookstores. Founded in 1961 and located in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood near the University of Chicago, the Seminary Co-op has grown from 17 members at its founding to over 53,000 today. Renowned as an exemplary academic bookstore, it attracts customers nationally and internationally. Its inventory reflects the literary and scholarly interests of its membership, many of them affiliated currently or previously with its neighbor and landlord, the University of Chicago. 57th St. Books was established in 1983 and caters to the literary interests of the greater Hyde Park community. With a world-class children’s department, a deep backlist selection and an enthusiastic staff, 57th St. Books has established itself as a gem among independent bookstores. Both stores are unique and valued places of discovery, Chicago institutions where browsing and conversation are nurtured.
Praxis is a quarterly Uchicago smash tournament held on campus! Make sure to check them out if you're a local!
I Play Games
I Play Games! was founded in 2009 by experienced video game promoter, and tournament organizer Kevin Fair. Playing video games at home with friends and family was a favorite hobby for Kevin, and so bringing the joy of video game entertainment to greater video game community was a natural fit. Since 2009 I Play Games! has branched out into to several different areas growing their brand and presence in the video gaming community, with charitable events, group trips across the country, and suporting media blogs and gaming discussion shows.
Doc Films is a UChicago student organisation that provides movie screenings to the local community. They provide weekly screenings of all kinds of films on all kinds of media. Check out their website for a full schedule!
Eddie B Photography
Eddie B is our amazing photographer who will be taking photo's of your cosplay all day long! Be sure to check him out next to the coat room!