March 26th 2015, 13:30 UTC

Good Day, Please remember as you check into the DoubleTree hotel there will be an authorization hold for possible incidentals/damage on your room. This is Hilton corporate policy and Anime Detour has no control over this policy. This will NOT be charged to your card upon check out unless you use incidentals (room services, etc) or cause damag...

Fliers on the First Floor

March 26th 2015, 04:30 UTC

Attention: We have just been informed by the hotel that fliers will not be allowed on the first floor of the hotel except in designated areas. Fliers posts on the second floor and in those designated first floor areas will need to use 3M Safe-Release Painter’s Tape, product #2080. For information on the allowed areas please see our staff desk...

Hotel Announcement - Clarification of On Street Parking

March 25th 2015, 14:49 UTC

Hello All, Here is some clarification regarding the on street parking. Reminder of On Street Parking Hours: Friday March, 27 8am-4pm Saturday March 28, 6am-8pm Sunday March 29, 6am-8pm Anyone parking outside of the times that the parking has been allocated for the street will be towed at owner’s expense. Also if anyon...

Hotel Announcement - Shuttle Service

March 25th 2015, 08:43 UTC

Hello all, Please pay close attention to the information below. You must be at the door at the time the shuttles are schedule to depart. Shuttle provided by the DoubleTree: The shuttle will run at the top of every hour starting at the times below. Shuttle will be stopping at the Crowne Plaza, the LifeTouch overflow lot, and the Internationa...

Eden's on campus presents their Anime Detour Japanese feast

March 23rd 2015, 15:35 UTC

Eden's on campus is a student run dining room, and for the spring 2015 semester is serving 8 - course dinners for about $36 a seat, at the price includes the wine served for each course. Here is what Chef John (their teacher) has to say about the dinner this week: Cherry trees are about to blossom and Anime Detour - the Japanese popular culture ...

Parking Information

March 22nd 2015, 19:23 UTC

Good Day All, This year we have arranged overflow parking for Anime Detour.  Reminder: DO NOT park in the parking lots of surrounding businesses. The businesses have the right to tow your vehicle and they have been known to do so. Street Parking: Please park on the North Side of 78th street and north of the No Parking Sign. Friday Marc...

Anime Detour Mobile Apps!

March 20th 2015, 09:24 UTC

Looking for an easy way to keep track of what is going on at the convention? Download our mobile app to your Phone. We have new versions this year for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.

Construction on Highway 100 during Anime Detour

March 19th 2015, 09:15 UTC

Construction Notice: Please be advised that MNDOT is planning construction on highway 100, north of the DoubleTree Hotel, the weekend of Anime Detour. Please go to the following site for further information and plan an alternate route when commuting to Anime Detour, if this is the route you are taking.

Video Events at Anime Detour

March 18th 2015, 16:27 UTC

Check out the Video Rooms for several special events from FUNimation during Anime Detour. On Friday, March 27th Anime Detour will be hosting the English Dub Premiere for Hyperdimension Neptunia at 8:45 PM in Atrium 7. On Saturday, March 28th Anime Detour will be showing advance screenings of Tokyo Ravens at 12:30 PM, and Nobunagun at 2:15 PM in Atr...

Anime Detour is looking for Volunteers!

March 18th 2015, 13:34 UTC

Greetings!! As you know, Detour is just around the corner and we are in need of your help! At this time we are currently only accepting early sign-ups for Friday time slots. So feel free to take a look at our 2015 Signup Page and if you see a department you would like to help, please email the department at **...

Anime Detour Fanfic Submissions - Final Day

March 14th 2015, 11:29 UTC

All story submissions for the Anime Detour Fanfic contest are due tonight (March 14th) by 11:59 pm. We want to read all of your stories! So, please, submit them today to: ad_fanfic at animedetour dot com

2015 Programming Schedule is live!

March 10th 2015, 13:41 UTC

The 2015 Programming schedule is now live! You can check it out here. You can find panels, guest panels, movie premieres, photoshoots, gaming schedules, and video showings all here.

Help Anime Twin Cities with Amazon Smile

March 9th 2015, 18:28 UTC

Do you shop on Amazon? Would you like to donate to Anime Twin Cities, Inc. with every purchase you make? Then please support us with your Amazon purchases. 1/2 percent may not sound like a lot, but each person helping us out adds up fast. If you'd like details on how to set it up please check out our guide here:

Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Only 5 days left!

February 27th 2015, 10:49 UTC

Our deadline with Tugg is fast approaching! If we don't sell enough tickets by this Wednesday, March 4th, this event will be canceled. There's no charge until the showing is confirmed, so if you've been thinking about going, reserve your tickets today! Tell your friends! Let's meet our ticket threshold so all of us can enjoy some new anime to tide ...

Pre-convention Transfer/Roll-over Deadlines

February 25th 2015, 13:15 UTC

Are you registered, but still not sure if you will be able to make it to the convention? There is still time to roll over your registration to the next convention cycle! Just send an email with your full name, birth date, and address (for verification) and the intent to roll over your registration to next year. The last ...