PacSet Tours Announces Anime De-tour 3.0!

January 13th 2015, 13:33 UTC

Want to go to Japan with your fellow con-goers? Sign up today for one of the most memorable trips you will ever take. Fly into Hokkaido and start your trip south as you visit festivals, amazing views, and some of the best cultural experiances you can get as you make your way south to Tokyo. If you are interested you can join them for their pane...

Anime Twin Cities presents: Outpost Anime!

January 11th 2015, 20:04 UTC

Counting the days until Anime Detour? Escape the long, cold months between now and the convention by joining us at our first winter festival: Outpost Anime! January 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Geek Partnership Society Suite 106/107 The Waterbury Building 1121 Jackson St NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 Admission for this event is FREE! There will...

Anime Detour 2015 Fanfiction Contest is Now Accepting Entries!

January 4th 2015, 15:58 UTC

Is there a fandom that you just can’t get enough of? Anime Detour’s Fanfiction Contest is your opportunity to explore the fandom that you love, and share your fan-created works with the world! Well, with the Detour community at least. The 2015 Anime Detour Fanfiction Contest is now accepting entries. So, weave us a tale and send ...

ATC & This is Geek Partner for Gaming Event

December 10th 2014, 09:23 UTC

Anime Twin Cities is proud to announce its partnership with This is Geek by being a sponsor of Digital Destruction at the Ramada Mall of America, May 8th and 9th, 2015. Digital Destruction will feature LAN, console and tabletop gaming, as well as gaming tournaments and arcade machines. You can also talk to representatives from the gaming industr...

Please submit your Video Game Requests!

December 3rd 2014, 05:39 UTC

A New Foe Has Appeared! What video games would you like to see at Anime Detour 2015? What Tournaments would you like to participate in? Anime centric fighting games? Burger King PocketBike Racer? Let us know! Please keep in mind that all of the systems and games used at Detour are provided by staff and attendees. We are always appreciati...

Hotel Update for 2015

November 15th 2014, 11:38 UTC

Hello Everyone, With this post the DoubleTree is SOLD OUT. If you want to go on the wait list for rooms, please email our hotel department at We always have rooms that free up as we get closer to the hotel, however we have wonderful overflow hotel options as well. Overflow Hotels Sheraton Bloomington Th...

Hotel Reminder

November 11th 2014, 09:57 UTC

Hello Everyone, Our launch of the hotel rooms for attendees is fast approaching. Just a general reminder, 12 PM on Saturday, 11/15/14 it will go live. We will have people on hand to answer questions and emails as soon as things go live and to troubleshoot all issues. We would like to ensure that everyone who wants a room is able to get them, ...

Room Parties submission form NOW OPEN!

November 3rd 2014, 17:48 UTC

Hey all! We are please to announce the Room Parties submission form is officially live and taking your submissions! We would also like to announce some changes to the Anime Detour Room Parties policies that you should be aware of if you’re interested in hosting a room party at Anime Detour 2015. General changes: ● All room party hosts...

What videos do you want to see at Detour?

October 30th 2014, 09:36 UTC

October 31st is the last day to submit titles on the Video Suggestion Form. If there is a show you would like to see featured at Anime Detour, please fill out the form. Thanks. Form can be found here.

Anime Detour 2015 Hotel Update

October 23rd 2014, 10:55 UTC

Hello Everyone, Today I am bringing you all the news about our upcoming hotel reservation opening. On November 15th, 2014 at 12 noon we will be opening up the hotels for reservations. We will have people on hand to answer questions via Email as well as social media. I know many of you are as excited about this as I am. Here are some important...

Anime Detour 2015 Hotel Update

October 3rd 2014, 13:08 UTC

Hello Everyone, I know everyone is as excited as we are about the upcoming year, Anime Detour 2015. We are happy to announce that the Doubletree hotel room block will be opening up earlier than it has in the past. The exact date has not been set in stone quite yet but keep watch on the Anime Detour site for more information. Once everything i...

Artist Alley applications now open!

October 1st 2014, 11:17 UTC

Attention Artists! Artist Alley applications are now being accepted. The deadline to apply for a table is October 31st. Please look at our Artist Information page for more details and a link to the form.

Anime Detour 2015 Panel Suggestions

September 20th 2014, 16:04 UTC

Registration for Anime Detour 2015 is now open and now so are you panel suggestions! The panels you see at Anime Detour are a result of suggestions on the hard work of our attendees to volunteer to run them. If you have a great idea for a panel please make sure to suggest it. If you have any questions make sure to ask! http://www.animedetour...

Anime Detour 2015 Dealer Room: Application Form Now Open

September 1st 2014, 23:12 UTC

We are looking for courteous, flexible, cooperative, patient dealers selling quality merchandise who can provide a fun and happy atmosphere to the shopping experience of our convention attendees. All applicants that feel they can meet this criteria are welcome to apply. For more information head to our Dealers page.

Video Suggestion Form - Now Open

August 6th 2014, 08:51 UTC

Want to see a certain Anime at Detour this spring? Then suggest it here. The Video Suggestion form is open until October 31st.