Anime Detour 2018: New Game+

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Links to Schedule & Event Information

Hotel Maps:

*See Programming PDF for final version

Convention Tips:

Venue Information (Maps - Food Guide - Transportation)

Venue information

Special Events

Silent Auction For Charity: Please take a moment to look at the tables we've set aside for this auction to benefit charity. Bidding takes place during Art Show hours. Items receiving 3 bids go to the auction. See Above!

Fan Fiction Contest: Show off your fanfic prowess by participating in our annual contest! Prizes will be awarded at a special panel. The first-place story will be read aloud after all the winners are announced. More Info

Iron Pen Contest: Test your creative skills by writing a 100-word fanfic based on a surprise prompt. More Info

AMV Contest: Out annual Anime Music Video contest. See the entries on the big screen! More Info

AD Dance: Come share in the joy of our groove thing! We have not one, but two dances for your enjoyment. Both nights will be an eclectic grouping of J-Pop, K-Pop, Anime Music/Soundtracks, DDR, Techno, Industrial, Trance, Gothic, Rave, R&B, 80's Hits, Metal, and anything else the DJ thinks might be of enjoyment.

Karaoke: Stop by to sign up for your show-stopping number!

Hours of Operation


FRI: 9:00am - 9:00pm
SAT: 9:00am - 11:30am
12:00pm - 10:00pm
SUN: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Dealer Room

FRI: VIP: 1:00pm
Public: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
SAT: VIP: 9:30am
Public: 10:00am - 6:00pm
SUN: VIP: 9:30am
Public: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Convention Services

Opens: FRI 9:00am
Closes: SUN 7:00pm


FRI: 9:00am - 12:00am
SAT: 8:30am - 12:00am
SUN: 9:00am - 4:00pm


Opens: FRI 2:00pm
Closes: SUN 5:00pm

Anime Detour Merchandise

FRI: 11:00am - 8:00pm
SAT: 11:00am - 8:00pm
SUN: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Artist Alley and Art Show

FRI: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
SAT: 9:00am - 8:00pm
SUN: 9:00am - 2:00pm
(Art Show Ends 8:00pm SAT)

Cosplay Competition

Check-in: TBA
FRI: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Orientation: TBA
SAT: 9:00am - 10:00am
Rehearsals: TBA
Saturday Afternoon - Times TBA at Orientation
Workmanship Judging: TBA
Saturday Afternoon - Times TBA at Orientation
Greenroom: TBA
SAT: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
Seating / Preshow: TBA
SAT: 6:15pm
Cosplay Contest: TBA
SAT: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Gaming Rooms

Console Gaming: TBA
Opens: FRI 12:00pm
Closes: SUN 3:00pm
Tabletop Gaming: TBA
FRI: 12:00pm - 12:00am
SAT: 10:00am - 12:00am
SUN: 10:00am - 3:00pm



Charity Auctions

Silent Auction: TBA
FRI: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
SAT: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Live Auction: TBA
SUN: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Manga Reading Lounge

FRI: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
SAT: 10:00am - 8:00pm