More badge auctions are live!

March 2nd 2016, 06:04 UTC

Two more auctions down, and two more lucky bidders are coming to Anime Detour 2016! And now, in honor of Super TWOsday, we’ve put up two more auctions each with TWO badges! That’s right, the people who claim these auctions will not only be going to Anime Detour 2016, they’ll be bringing a friend! Good luck and happy bidding! ...

Next two badge auctions are live!

February 23rd 2016, 20:03 UTC

Hey there! Congrats to our first two lucky bidders – but now’s time for chance two! Two more badges have just gone live, and with them another two chances to attend Anime Detour 2016! Remember – all proceeds are going to the ATC Education Fund, which will send a student to study abroad in Japan for a whole year! Happy B...

First Two Charity Badge Auctions are live!

February 14th 2016, 20:37 UTC

The first two charity auction memberships are live! These auctions will run for one week, and happy bidding to everyone! See you at Anime Detour 2016: Rise of the Mecha!

The Final 10 Badges

February 8th 2016, 19:21 UTC

Hi everyone! Anime Detour may have sold out for 2016, but once again Anime Twin Cities is making ten more passes available over the coming month! As with last year, all proceeds of the final ten badges will be going to charity – this year, we’re focusing on the Anime Twin Cities Education Fund, a fund that will soon send a lucky stude...

This is Geek bringing Oculus Rift and so much more to Anime Detour!

January 27th 2016, 20:00 UTC

This is Geek, hosts of 2D Con, will be bringing all of their video gaming experience to Anime Detour for all attendees to enjoy! All weekend long the This is Geek crew will be hosting tournaments and running virtual reality demos with the Oculus Rift and Leap Motion. Come show us how good you are at our custom Mario Maker levels (prize to ...

Last Chance for Hosting a Room Party!

January 26th 2016, 08:03 UTC

Hello from AD Room Parties! If you're interested in hosting a party at Anime Detour 2016, the deadline to get your submission in is looming oh so close. After Jan 31st, the form will be closed and we'll jump into allocation. Room Parties are a blast to host and visit, but they're also a lot of work. Awesome work! If you're interested, you can f...

Gaming Request Form Now Open!

January 21st 2016, 13:11 UTC

Do you have a game you would like to see at Anime Detour 2016? Let us know what you would like to see from the worlds of Electronic and/or Tabletop Gaming! Fighting games, shooters, shmups, collectible card games, role playing games, deck builders, etc. Please let us know if you are able to assist with the game and/or provide a copy of the game....

Photoshoot Deadline Extended

January 16th 2016, 10:21 UTC

Good news! Because Anime Detour is later this year than in previous years, we have more time to submit photo shoot requests. Let us know what you would like at the Garden Court back drop! The new deadline is Feb 15th, 2016. The form can be found at:

Photoshoot Requests now Open!

January 3rd 2016, 15:00 UTC

Hey everyone, We are starting to take requests for this year's photo shoots. These shoots will take place in the Garden Court on Friday and Saturday. Due to the charity auction, we had to remove Sundays. Photo shoots are determined by the amount of requests made for a franchise. Shoots which are scheduled will have access to the Garden Cour...

November 14th 2015, 10:06 UTC

Hello Anime Detour Attendees, Here is what you have been waiting for. Below is a link to put in a request for a room at the DoubleTree hotel. THIS LINK WILL NOT ALLOW RESERVATION REQUESTS UNTIL NOON!!! When the link goes live please click on the link, select if you would like a room with one King size bed or two Double size beds and th...


November 13th 2015, 20:42 UTC

Hello attendees, Do you need a hotel room for Anime Detour 2016? Then be ready at noon central time on Saturday November 14 to put in a request for room. Please note that unlike previous years this is not a direct link to the hotel so this is not a confirmation that you have a room. That confirmation will come after we submit the information to ...

ATC Swap Meet!

October 27th 2015, 14:53 UTC

Anime Twin Cities, parent organization of Anime Detour, wants to help you refresh your collection of anime merchandise by hosting a Swap Meet! Bring your odds and ends to trade with other anime fans. In addition to netting some new stuff, everyone will have a chance to win one of our special door prizes! Date: Saturday, November 7 Time: 1 PM - ...

Anime Detour 2016 Hotel Reservations

October 22nd 2015, 11:58 UTC

Hello Everyone, We know you are all excited to reserve your hotel room so here is information we have so far. We are currently working on the 2016 Reservation system for DoubleTree reservations. We are looking to have this launched mid-November (current expected date is 11/14/2015). Please keep watch on the website for further information. P...

Artist Alley Submissions Open

October 1st 2015, 09:07 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.

Panel Room Submissions are open!

September 27th 2015, 22:56 UTC

The 2016 Programming form is now open. You can find the submission form here. Please feel free to sign up as soon as possible - however there is no firm date for closure at this time. If you need more information, please feel free to contact with questions, concerns, and comments.