Announcements!


Hats Hats Hats

December 8th 2017, 23:05 UTC

It’s cold outside!  You could use a hat.  Anime Detour has you covered with our stylish Anime Detour branded hats available in black or safety orange, and you don’t have to wait until Anime Detour in April to pick one up!  We’ll be at the Geek Partnership Society’s holiday gift expo on December 9th with a...


Holiday Gift Expo reminder!

December 6th 2017, 20:23 UTC

Did you remember to put Anime Detour on your Christmas list?  December is one of the busiest times for our registration team because an Anime Detour registration makes a perfect gift! Remember, membership rates only stay at 50 dollars until February 1st. Don’t miss out on all the fun!  We’ll be at the Geek Partnership Soci...


Holiday Gift Expo

December 2nd 2017, 19:44 UTC

As some of you may remember our parent organization is Anime Twin Cities. Please join us next week for this upcoming event!   Cosplay and Cocoa Want to tell your list to the elf himself?  Come as you are or put on your finest Cosplay!  We’ll be taking photos with cosplay Saint Nicholas during the Geek Partnership Socie...


Website Level Up!

December 2nd 2017, 15:21 UTC

You may have noticed over the last day here that we have a new website! We hope you like the new look. Keep us in mind over the next few days as more announcements are on the way!


Guess Who's Back

November 25th 2017, 23:41 UTC

Anime Detour is excited to announce two of our returning guests for 2018. Both Kyle Hebert and Kaiji Tang's familiar faces and voices will be seen and heard at Anime Detour this spring! Both actors have extensive anime and video game experience. For those joining us for the first time, we hope you enjoy the chance to learn from these experienced ac...


Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23rd 2017, 15:23 UTC

To everyone celebrating today we hope you are having a happy holiday today with your families! Keep an eye on our page throughout the weekend for some upcoming announcements!


Update straight from Chris Ayres!

November 21st 2017, 16:04 UTC

I have been sitting here for a while trying to find some way to put into words what is in my heart. Nothing that I think of can capture how overwhelmed and grateful I am for the love and support everyone has shown me. Not just the donations but the well wishes, prayers, and thoughts have been amazing and have often left me as speechless as I...


Help Christopher Ayres Fight C.O.P.D.!

November 15th 2017, 10:26 UTC

https://www.youcaring.com/christopherayres-1010986 Earlier this year actor/director Christopher Ayres was rushed to a Houston hospital with complicated respiratory difficulties. A team of pulmonary doctors diagnosed Chris with 'End Stage C.O.P.D.', an irreversible illness that would require a double lung transplant in order for him to survive. H...


Hotel has Spawned!

October 15th 2017, 11:01 UTC

Afternoon Everyone! Here is what you have been waiting for! Hotels will post to animedetour.com/reservations. This year things are a little bit different and it will immediately ask you to put down a card reserving the room. IF AT ALL POSSIBLE PLEASE USE A CREDIT CARD. It is common practice for hotels to put a hold on the card at time of bo...


Hotel Open Date News!

September 25th 2017, 13:31 UTC

Hotel reservations for Anime-Detour 2018 will be going live at Noon Central time on October 15th! With our new system you will be able to enter all your info directly into the hotel's database and get your confirmation same day. If you are interested in getting a suite at the Hyatt Regency, we will have a separate link just for those so no mo...


P-P-Parking Update!

September 20th 2017, 14:54 UTC

Parking has been a constant topic of discussion with the new hotel, today we bring you some news! The Loring Ramp is directly next to the Hyatt and the daily rate for attendees has been reduced to $13. We know this will fill and is higher than some may have typically factored into their convention budgets for us. With these concerns in mind we h...


Hotel News!

August 28th 2017, 14:26 UTC

Attention fans of Anime Detour! Hotel rooms will be going live soon and we know you all have been very curious about how to get a room for our beautiful new hotel. We have an adopted a system known as Passkey which will make reserving rooms easier than before, it will let you input all your info directly into the Hyatt's database including your ...


Registration Ready to Go for Anime Detour 2018: New Game +!

June 30th 2017, 08:11 UTC

Registration for Anime Detour 2018: New Game + is now officially open!! Our Rates for 2018, as previously mentioned, have changed a little bit. We are returning to tiered pricing. From now until February 1st, standard memberships will be at $50 each. The cost will then increase to $60 until pre-registration closes on March 3rd. Some small...


Onwards!

April 13th 2017, 13:08 UTC

Thank you all once again for being a part of a wonderful convention year. This year we raised over $26,000 for the American Red Cross, saved lives with a fully booked blood drive, had a live concert for the first time in years, and had our highest attendance yet. When writing these posts we have a tendency to say this couldn't happen without you...


Announcing the Masquerade Winners!

April 8th 2017, 21:48 UTC

We are so proud of all of our enterants this year for the Masquerade! And a big thank you to all of those who watched it! We had many wonderful entries this year, and the work that was put in was phenomenal! Our judges have chosen the winners! Please give a big round of applause for these amazing people! Judge's Choice Performance: Entry#5...