Registration Form: Mail-in Registration for 2013!

July 17th 2012, 14:34 UTC

We now have our downloadable mail-in registration form for 2013 online. You can also register online. Just visit our Registration page to get started. Register early and save!

Registration for Anime Detour 2013 now OPEN!

June 22nd 2012, 23:34 UTC

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting registrations for Anime Detour 2013! Please note that this year we are going to have three price tiers. The new tiers are as follows: Opening of Registration through September 30th, 2012: $45 October 1st through December 31st, 2012: $50 January 1st through February 28th, 2013: $55 Spon...


May 7th 2012, 18:05 UTC

Anime Twin Cities is putting together a team for the Minnesota AIDS walk on May 20th. By joining our team or making a pledge you are helping the Minnesota AIDS project in the fight to stop HIV through advocacy, education and service. The most recent statistics show that there is a new case of HIV diagnosed every 27 hours in Minnesota. ...

April 9th 2012, 21:26 UTC

We wanted to thank the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund for attending Anime Detour. They helped explain their cause of keeping our comics and manga free from censorship. Please take time to read their post on their time at Anime Detour at the link:

Form: Feedback and Lost & Found

April 2nd 2012, 00:38 UTC

Thanks for another wonderful year at Anime Detour. We value feedback from everyone so we can make our convention better every year. If everyone could please take the time to fill out a feedback form we would love to have your input. When giving comments, please be descriptive. "I don't like X" isn't as helpful as "X could be improved if Y was do...

Hotel Information Update

March 28th 2012, 15:24 UTC

If you are still looking to get a room please read below: We will be staffing a Hotel Help Desk (across from the Reservations desk) at the DoubleTree starting Thursday, 3/29 at Noon (See hours below). Because there are last minute cancellations you are invited to check in at our Hotel Help Desk to see if any rooms are available at the Doubl...

FUNimation Premieries

March 28th 2012, 10:21 UTC

FUNimation will be premiering the follow shows on Saturday: Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker Saturday 1:00pm, Atrium 7 Black Butler (Season 2) Saturday 1:20pm, Atrium 7 Legend of the Legendary Heroes Saturday 3:00pm, Atrium 7 So come check out your first chance to see these new shows!

Membership Transfers: What You Need to Know

March 24th 2012, 23:09 UTC

We are anticipating a large number of transfers at the convention this year. If you are planning on transferring a membership at any point during the convention, this information is important for you to read. There is a $5 fee for ALL transfers. We accept cash only, exact change for transfers. No checks or credit cards. Every transfer mu...

Anime Detour Phone Apps

March 23rd 2012, 17:51 UTC

Ever had problems trying to juggle around several documents at a convention only to misplace them while you are running around? Or have you ever been too busy and missed a panel or event? This app is made to alleviate those problems and more by combining all the most common bits of info into one efficient and intuitive system as well as help...

Anime Detour's 2012 Charity Auction

March 22nd 2012, 23:38 UTC

Sunday April 1st 12:00pm ( Noon) The Garden Court Double Tree Every year Anime Detour hosts a charity auction to raise funds for the American Red Cross charity, as well as helping out our local community. Last year through the American Red Cross's Disaster Relief fund, many of you donated to help the Tsunami Victim's...

Registration Rate Increases for Anime Detour 2013

March 22nd 2012, 21:27 UTC

Due to increase in general costs, the price for all tiers of registration will be going up starting in Anime Detour 2013. New rates for the 2013 convention will be as follows: Early Pre-registration (Sunday at Anime Detour 2012): $40 Opening of Registration through September 30th: $45 October 1st through December 31st: $50 January 1st ...

Overflow Hotel - Crowne Plaza - Bloomington

March 19th 2012, 12:22 UTC

Anime Detour has finalized the contract for an overflow hotel for this year's convention. The Crowne Plaza - Bloomington will have an Anime Detour room block available for attendees and shuttle service between the Crowne Plaza and the DoubleTree. The room rate will be $109/night for Doubles (plus taxes) To book now, call the Crowne Plaz...

Anime Detour 2012 Schedule of Events

March 8th 2012, 17:42 UTC

The schedule of events for our 2012 convention is now live! You can visit it at: You'll find the listings for Programming, Gaming, Photoshoots, and Room Parties there. Check back soon for Video!

New Guest Announcement!

February 27th 2012, 22:22 UTC

Anime Detour is pleased to announce the return of Nabeshin! See the updated [Guests] page.

ATC & PacSet Tours: Anime De-Tour!

February 22nd 2012, 14:54 UTC

Anime Twin Cities has exciting news! We've partnered with PacSet Tours to offer Anime De-Tour: A guided trip to Japan, originating from Minneapolis/St. Paul and created with Anime Detour congoers in mind. This opportunity is open to everyone! You do not need to be registered for Anime Detour or be a member of ATC to attend. And, if you sign ...