Announcements!


Anime Detour 2013 Schedule & Android App

April 14th 2013, 20:24 UTC

This is our final Schedule for 2013! You can download the entire program book as a PDF as well as see what panels are scheduled. http://www.animedetour.com/sched If you would like to Install our ConPanion App to your Android Phone, you can go to Anime Detour ConPanion or scan the QR Code Below. We will unfortunately not have an iOS Ap...


Food Drive At Anime Detour

April 14th 2013, 14:31 UTC

This year, there will be a food drive event called 'The Can Town Project'. We will be collecting food donations and building a town out of them! Go check it out in the Garden Court on Saturday, from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Note: If you bring your food donations to the new room for Charity Auction items, the Lobby Conference Room, on Friday (1...


Overflow Hotels and Shuttle service announcement

April 14th 2013, 13:16 UTC

As we have been so far successful in placing people in the additional rooms gained at the Sofitel and cancelled rooms at the DoubleTree no official overflow hotel has been necessary or setup. As such we also will not be having shuttle service to any of the nearby hotels as there is no official stop or overflow to work with. We do not yet have...


Minneapolis Pokemon DS League At Anime Detour

April 12th 2013, 11:35 UTC

Hey guys, don't forget to being your Nintendo DS and Pokemon Black / White, or Black 2 / White 2 games to compete the Pokémon League Challenge here at Anime Detour! Fight Gym Leaders, collect badges and earn your way to the top to challenge our very own Elite 4! https://www.facebook.com/events/355595717811336/ Come to the panel 3...


Anime Detour Charity Auction

April 9th 2013, 20:18 UTC

Once again Anime Detour will be having their Charity Auction on Sunday of the convention. All proceeds from the Charity Auction will go the American Red Cross Japan Relief Fund. The year of the Tsunami we raised $36,000 and then last year we gave $28,000 to the Japan Relief Fund which helped rebuilding from the Tsunami. This year we want yo...


Community Outreach - Carrie Savage

April 8th 2013, 22:38 UTC

Anime Detour and Anime Twin Cities once again needs your help to help someone very near and dear to us. You helped us with Greg Ayres, and then helped us help Richard Townsend. Now please help us help Carrie Savage who has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. Please visit our Community Outreach page for details and help us help Carrie. Please...


FUNimation Premiere Announcements

April 6th 2013, 22:42 UTC

Anime Detour is proud to announce we will be featuring two premieres from FUNimation in the video rooms this year: Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar will be shown Saturday (4/20) at 10:30 AM in Atrium 7. Appleseed XIII will be shown Sunday (4/21) at 1:00 PM in Atrium 7 as part of the Anime Detour Mystery Block, check the at the door listings t...


April Fools!

April 1st 2013, 23:28 UTC

We hope everyone had a nice April fools day. We would like to thank Studio ONY for their wonderful artwork in our prank. And we would like to thank all our other Guests of Honor for their wonderful sense of humor and grace. We want to offically welcome everyone to the new Anime Detour website. The main website should be formatting much bette...


Detour: Death & Rebirth

April 1st 2013, 00:00 UTC

Let’s face it, Anime is dead. Oh, sure, we’ve been trying to cover it up for a while, but we all knew this ride was limited edition when we got on. Still, never let it be said that Detour couldn’t hop on another bandwagon: Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that we introduce to you, My Little Detour! He...


Anime Detour 2013 Dealers

March 27th 2013, 14:29 UTC

Our list for Anime Detour 2013 Dealers is out. Check out who is going to be in our dealer's room this year! http://www.animedetour.com/dealers


Cosplay Contest now open

March 10th 2013, 21:52 UTC

Have a costume for Detour and want to show it off? Enter the Cosplay Contest! New sign-up process and rules can be found at http://animedetour.com/contestcosplay


A Decade of Construction Short Essay Contest

February 27th 2013, 09:58 UTC

We here at Anime Detour are still looking for more of your favorite memories of Detour from the last ten years! Our Decade of Construction Short Essay Contest is soliciting 250-500 word essays that describe your favorite memory of Anime Detour, or a brief destription of what Detour has meant to you. The winning essay will even be included in t...


Hotel Reservations for 2013 for the DoubleTree are open

February 15th 2013, 11:58 UTC

The Anime Detour 2013 Reservations page is now open. If you have any trouble with the page first try a different browser before contacting us. If you have any issues you can email ad_hotel@animedetour.com. You can only book rooms between Thursday and Sunday, minimum of two nights required. If you wish to extend your stay through Monday or st...


Anime Detour 2013 - Hotel Reservations Opening Noon CST - Friday, February 15th

February 11th 2013, 14:35 UTC

Please keep an eye here for the link to the reservations page. Please do not call the hotel asking to make your reservation. If you absolutely must call to make a reservation you may do so after Noon CST on Friday, February 15th.


Summer Wars - A Pepito's Parkway Theater and ATC's February showing

January 31st 2013, 10:18 UTC

Free Anime on the Big Screen returns on February 20th with Mamoru Hosoda's supreme sophomore effort, Summer Wars! Once more, we will have two showings: 5:00pm dubbed and 7:05pm subbed. All showings are at Pepito's Parkway Theater and are free and open to the public. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your dog, just come on down and wat...