Last Minute Gifts

December 23rd 2016, 17:09 UTC

Have you hit a wall on figuring out what to get someone? Are you in the last minute present crunch? Anime Detour Registration is a great choice of gift! Just a few quick clicks here and your friend or loved one can be registered for the entire weekend. We routinely see a very large spike in registration this time of year so get your registration in...

All Full!

November 26th 2016, 12:12 UTC

Thank you everyone for filling up the hotel so fast on yet another great incoming year. If you are still looking to join the wait list that can be done here: Do not forget we still have overflow locations with a 24 hour shuttle ...

Hotel Opens!

November 26th 2016, 11:05 UTC

Afternoon Everyone! Here is what you have been waiting for! Below is a link to put in a request for a room at the DoubleTree hotel. Please click on the link, select if you would like a room with one King size bed or two Double size beds and then enter the information requested. After you have entered the information you will receive a conf...

Reminders for Tomorrow

November 25th 2016, 15:05 UTC

Afternoon Everyone! We hope you are all having a great holiday weekend with your friends and family. Just a few quick reminders for tomorrow. Hotel reservations will be opening promptly at noon. This year we are requiring your registration confirmation number to go with your hotel registration as well so if you have not yet registered please do ...

Guest Update!

November 14th 2016, 17:58 UTC

Hi Everyone! If you have been watching the guest page you will have already seen this, but as of today we would like to officially announce Beau Billingslea as an official Guest of Honor for the 2017 convention. Beau has a long resume including voice acting in some of our favorite animes such as Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Bleach, and Gungrave. ...


November 9th 2016, 15:07 UTC

Afternoon Everyone! Today's updates bring a ton of news in many parts so please hang with us. Hotel: Hotel reservations will be going live at noon central time on Saturday November 26th! This is a little later than we originally expected but updating systems can always take time. We would also like to take this time to remind everyone th...

Hotel Update!

October 28th 2016, 18:26 UTC

Hey Everyone! The Hotel Rooms will be opening up in just a few weeks for reservations, have you registered for the convention yet? This year you will need to have registered for the convention before you can reserve a room so make sure you do so and hold onto your confirmation number. If you have registered but have misplaced your confirmation n...

Artist Alley Submissions

October 13th 2016, 16:37 UTC

Good news Everyone! Artist Alley submission forms will be opening SATURDAY October 15th!!! This week! These submissions will be up for one month and closing PROMPTLY on November 15th. We would also like to take this time to urge the importance of making sure jpegs or pdf files are attached to Artist Alley submissions as when portfolio links...

Hotel Reservation Update!

August 24th 2016, 16:28 UTC

Hey everybody!! It's never to early to start making your Anime-Detour plans- especially as this year we are trying a new system for making hotel reservations which should be up in a couple short months. As such we want to give everyone a heads up about what's going to happen so you can be ready for when the system goes live. First, all Room r...

What do YOU want to watch next year?!

August 5th 2016, 09:32 UTC

Exciting news! This year's video suggestion form is now open! Please stop on by the video page to suggest any title you would like to see at this year's convention. Suggestions from attendees are a vital part of our mix and help us keep tuned in to your wants.

ATC Cosplay Fest! Saturday, August 13th

August 1st 2016, 13:59 UTC

Celebrating one of the best parts of any convention, Anime Twin Cities brings you its annual Cosplay Fest! Read on for details! Date: Saturday, August 13 Time: 10 AM - 9 PM Place: Geek Partnership Society, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106/107 (the red Waterbury building at the corner of Central and Broadway. Enter through door C) Cost: $15, or $...

Anime Detour 2017 Registration Now Open

June 27th 2016, 08:46 UTC

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting registrations for Anime Detour 2017: You can't stop the beat! Our Rates for 2017 have not changed and are as follows: Standard Registration: $50 Sponsorship: $150 Community Sponsorship: $250 ($100 goes to the Anime Twin Cities Community Fund) Please register early as we will fill up fast. ...

Look at this stuff isn't it neat?

April 21st 2016, 20:45 UTC

Hey Everybody! Each year we try and make updates and changes to bring you a better convention. Here are some of our new features this year! Gaming Earlier opening time of noon on Friday Twitch gaming streaming in Cabana room 103 Pathfinder Society RPG (Sat and Sun, Tabletop Gaming) Officially sanctioned Magic: the Gathering and ...

Crunchyroll in Anime Detour Gaming Areas!

April 21st 2016, 14:37 UTC

Thanks to our friends at Crunchyroll, you will be able to enjoy Crunchyroll in both Gaming areas at Anime Detour! Keep an eye out in the VIdeo Gaming and Tabletop Gaming areas!

More Parking and Shuttle Information

April 21st 2016, 10:46 UTC

Hello Anime Detour Attendees, Overflow Parking Lots – The two overflow parking lots are the same as last year, however we are asking for a bit of help with these lots this year. Please be courteous to the employees who are working and also please keep the parking lots clean. The businesses who own these lots are graciously allowing...