Announcements!


Please submit your Video Game Requests!

December 3rd 2014, 05:39 UTC

A New Foe Has Appeared! What video games would you like to see at Anime Detour 2015? What Tournaments would you like to participate in? Anime centric fighting games? Burger King PocketBike Racer? Let us know! Please keep in mind that all of the systems and games used at Detour are provided by staff and attendees. We are always appreciati...


Hotel Update for 2015

November 15th 2014, 11:38 UTC

Hello Everyone, With this post the DoubleTree is SOLD OUT. If you want to go on the wait list for rooms, please email our hotel department at ad_hotel@animedetour.com. We always have rooms that free up as we get closer to the hotel, however we have wonderful overflow hotel options as well. Overflow Hotels Sheraton Bloomington Th...


Hotel Reminder

November 11th 2014, 09:57 UTC

Hello Everyone, Our launch of the hotel rooms for attendees is fast approaching. Just a general reminder, 12 PM on Saturday, 11/15/14 it will go live. We will have people on hand to answer questions and emails as soon as things go live and to troubleshoot all issues. We would like to ensure that everyone who wants a room is able to get them, ...


Room Parties submission form NOW OPEN!

November 3rd 2014, 17:48 UTC

Hey all! We are please to announce the Room Parties submission form is officially live and taking your submissions! We would also like to announce some changes to the Anime Detour Room Parties policies that you should be aware of if you’re interested in hosting a room party at Anime Detour 2015. General changes: ● All room party hosts...


What videos do you want to see at Detour?

October 30th 2014, 09:36 UTC

October 31st is the last day to submit titles on the Video Suggestion Form. If there is a show you would like to see featured at Anime Detour, please fill out the form. Thanks. Form can be found here.


Anime Detour 2015 Hotel Update

October 23rd 2014, 10:55 UTC

Hello Everyone, Today I am bringing you all the news about our upcoming hotel reservation opening. On November 15th, 2014 at 12 noon we will be opening up the hotels for reservations. We will have people on hand to answer questions via Email as well as social media. I know many of you are as excited about this as I am. Here are some important...


Anime Detour 2015 Hotel Update

October 3rd 2014, 13:08 UTC

Hello Everyone, I know everyone is as excited as we are about the upcoming year, Anime Detour 2015. We are happy to announce that the Doubletree hotel room block will be opening up earlier than it has in the past. The exact date has not been set in stone quite yet but keep watch on the Anime Detour site for more information. Once everything i...


Artist Alley applications now open!

October 1st 2014, 11:17 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.


Anime Detour 2015 Panel Suggestions

September 20th 2014, 16:04 UTC

Registration for Anime Detour 2015 is now open and now so are you panel suggestions! The panels you see at Anime Detour are a result of suggestions on the hard work of our attendees to volunteer to run them. If you have a great idea for a panel please make sure to suggest it. If you have any questions make sure to ask! http://www.animedetour...


Anime Detour 2015 Dealer Room: Application Form Now Open

September 1st 2014, 23:12 UTC

We are looking for courteous, flexible, cooperative, patient dealers selling quality merchandise who can provide a fun and happy atmosphere to the shopping experience of our convention attendees. All applicants that feel they can meet this criteria are welcome to apply. For more information head to our Dealers page.


Video Suggestion Form - Now Open

August 6th 2014, 08:51 UTC

Want to see a certain Anime at Detour this spring? Then suggest it here. The Video Suggestion form is open until October 31st.


Anime Detour Registration Now Open

July 15th 2014, 19:21 UTC

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting registrations for Anime Detour 2015! Rates are as follows: Opening of Registration through February 28th, 2015: $50 Sponsorship: $150 Community Sponsorship: $250 ($100 goes to the Anime Twin Cities Community Fund) Please register early as we will fill up fast. Our cap this year will remain...


Anime Twin Cities Cosplay Picnic!

July 14th 2014, 13:57 UTC

Anime Twin Cities, the parent organization of Anime Detour, is excited to bring you its first cosplay picnic! If you like cosplay, photography, or just hanging out with other anime fans, join us on July 20th for an evening of fun. Cosplay is encouraged, but not required - you are welcome in or out of costume. ^_^ ATC will provide burgers, hot do...


Photos from Anime Detour 2014

April 30th 2014, 19:07 UTC

So pictures are slowly going up for people to find.  There has been a change with where to find the pictures though. Due to issues with Flickr we will no longer be using them for hosting our photos.  The new site for the pictures is:  http://www.animedetour.smugmug.com.  Please help spread this around as many people might not frequent this pag...


Photos

April 13th 2014, 17:02 UTC

So as Head of Photography again this year I managed to take absolutely 0 pictures; but that doesn't mean my staff didn't. Photography this year took thousands of pictures at Anime Detour. Now as promised they will be posted, but please give us some time to go through them, edit, sort, and upload them. We will start having them up around the end ...