Security Reminder

February 25th 2015, 12:17 UTC

Hello Attendees! With the convention fast approaching, we are very busy preparing to give you the best experience yet! In your own preparations, please take a few moments to review our convention policies. These policies have answers to many of the questions we have been asked lately and even more! Provided below are some quick-links and as-alwa...

Help Support the Autism Society of Minnesota with ATC

February 24th 2015, 17:22 UTC

Anime Twin Cities will be sending a team to walk at Steps of Hope this Sunday, March 1st at Southdale Center in Edina from 8am to 11am. The walk benefits the Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM), an organization that offers support and services to individuals with autism, as well as their families. They are an open, dedicated, and above all helpful o...

Studio Ghibli's latest masterpiece, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, is now available on Blu-ray and DVD!

February 19th 2015, 14:51 UTC

Based on the Japanese folktale "The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter", the film tells the story of a tiny girl found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. The infant grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady, seemingly destined for nobility. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she...

Film: Ghost in the Shell: Arise

February 12th 2015, 20:07 UTC

Anime Twin Cities has partnered with to present a new anime film in local theaters! Ghost in the Shell: Arise is a prequel to the famous series, with all-new cases to be solved by our favorite characters as they work together for the first time. Tickets will NOT be available at the door! They can only be reserved online in advance of th...

Cosplay Contest Sign-Up Announcement

February 9th 2015, 17:44 UTC

Hello Cosplayers! This year the Anime Detour Masquerade has been undergoing a few changes behind the scenes and we wanted to fill all our wonderful competitors and exhibitors in on one thing that will affect them. There will be no early sign-up process this year. All attendees wishing to be a part of the Masquerade will be required to sign up at...

Phoot Shoot Submissions Closing Soon

February 8th 2015, 18:25 UTC

Hey Everyone - First off I want to thank you for the photo shoot requests that have been sent in thus far, We are going to close the request forum on Friday, Febuary 13th at Midnight CST. If you have been thinking of scheduling a shoot, and haven't done it yet, this is you chance to submit your photo shoot suggestion! Thanks! Mish

Only a few days left!

February 5th 2015, 13:33 UTC

Only a few days left on the final 10 memberships to Anime Detour 2015: There is No Cure! But that's still time for you to get out there and get yours! Remember, all proceeds from these memberships are going to charity, and they start finishing up at 7pm tomorrow night, going through Sunday at 7! Good luck!

Final Four! Or is that Two?

February 1st 2015, 20:47 UTC

The final four memberships are live, but there are only two auctions! That's because the final four are paired up! That's right, these last two auctions are for two memberships each, so you can bring a friend! These last two auctions will benefit the Anime Twin Cities Community Fund, and the new Anime Twin Cities Education Exchange Fund! What's...

Three more memberships live!

January 31st 2015, 18:01 UTC

Three more memberships have gone live at auction! The proceeds from these three will benefit the St. Paul Nagasaki Sister City Organization, the Bloomington-Izumi Sister City Organization, and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! The final four memberships go live tomorrow at 7pm! Don't miss them! http://...

First three auctions are live!

January 30th 2015, 18:27 UTC

The first three auctions are up, with proceeds going to the ATC Community Fund, The Friends of the Hennepin County Library, and the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library! Three more auctions go live tomorrow at 7pm! Happy bidding!

They're HERE!

January 29th 2015, 18:59 UTC

We promised you that if you watched this space you would find out how you could bid to win one of ten final memberships, and here's the scoop! Starting tomorrow at 7pm CST auctions will begin to go live on eBay for the final ten memberships to Anime Detour! Six auctions will be for single memberships while two will be for a pair of memberships so...

2015 AMV contest

January 20th 2015, 21:40 UTC

The 2015 Anime Music Video Contest is now open for business! Please be sure to review the contest information before submitting your entry. The panel submission deadline will be March 1st, 2015, so sign up to be on a panel today!

One More Chance to Go... or rather, Ten!

January 18th 2015, 18:48 UTC

Registration is closed, but your chance to go to Anime Detour this year isn't quite gone yet! Anime Twin Cities has added ten registrations to be auctioned off on eBay, with all proceeds going to charity! We're still finalizing the details, but watch this space for when the final ten registrations start to go up, and details on how you can still ...

Photo Shoot Submission Form is OPEN!

January 18th 2015, 07:45 UTC

Photo Shoot Submissions are open. Bear in mind, the area that group shots are done in is 20' x 20' so plan accordingly. Time and space may be limited to accommodate other programs that may take place in the garden court. To access the form, click HERE.

Registration for Anime Detour 2015 is now closed

January 17th 2015, 17:42 UTC

At this time, Anime Detour 2015 has reached capacity and we are no longer accepting new registrations. If you have mailed your registration and it is postmarked by today (Jan 17th, 2015), it will still be accepted. Any new forms postmarked after this date will be returned. If you are still interested in attending but haven't registered, you will...