Announcements!


Video Suggestion Deadline Approaching

October 17th 2011, 13:29 UTC

The Video department is taking suggestions for titles to be shown at Anime Detour through 10/31/11. To make your requests, please fill out the [form]. We are looking for new/upcoming US releases, favorite series, and shows that reflect the It Came From Japan theme such as genres popularized by Japan, or shows that have strong Japanese cultural e...


Artist Alley: Table Request Period Open

October 6th 2011, 18:49 UTC

The Artist Alley table request [Form] is now available for interested artists and studios. The form will be available from October until the end of November. During this time the Art Department will collect the requests including sample art for each artist/studio. Do not worry about being first as the Art Department no longer decides based on ti...


Helping a Good Friend

September 19th 2011, 06:52 UTC

Anime Detour Congoers, we want to ask your help in helping a long time and dear friend of Anime Detour, Greg Ayres. He is in need to some assistance and anything that you can give will be greatly appreciated. Please Check out our donation page and read about this worthy cause [Outreach].


Guests Announced for 2012

August 27th 2011, 18:59 UTC

Guest suggestion period is now closed. We are excited to announce our guests for Anime Detour 2012! More information can be found at [Guests].


Anime Detour Hotel - New Ownership and Name Change

August 1st 2011, 14:08 UTC

Anime Detour's hotel has officially become a DoubleTree by Hilton property as of July 28th. As the head of the hotel department for Anime Detour I was invited to attend the official ribbon cutting ceremony and welcome in the new DoubleTree hotel. I can tell all of you that the DoubleTree remains commited to being a partner with Anime Detour an...


Anime Detour 2011 Masquerade Winners

July 26th 2011, 13:10 UTC

The convention may be over for this year, but that won't stop us from getting you exited for next year! Did you miss the masquerade? Check out the winners here and see why you need to make sure to attend next year. [Registration] is now open and don't forget to like us on [Facebook]! Amazing work to everyone that entered!


Guest and Video Suggestion Forms Open

July 9th 2011, 17:04 UTC

The Guest & Video sugguestion period is now open. Please fill out the form and submit your sugguestions before the end of fall. This will help give us a better idea of what the current interests and trends are for our local community. Sugguestion Forms: [Guests] [Video]


Wow

June 27th 2011, 20:55 UTC

Wow. When we made our efforts to raise as much money as we could for disaster relief in April, we were impressed. Not just by the number – because let’s face it, the number was impressive – but by just how far people were willing to go for others in need. How much they would give. How amazing their hearts w...


Pre-Registration for Anime Detour 2012 OPEN

June 26th 2011, 18:15 UTC

This is to announce that we are now taking pre-registrations (online and mail-in) for Anime Detour 2012! There are some things that are new and/or updated this year, so please be sure to read everything on the page, including the section entitled "Updates for 2012" on the general registration page [Pre-register]. Please report any and all is...


Official Anime Detour Registration Facebook Page

June 22nd 2011, 17:15 UTC

Do you use Facebook? In addition to the Anime Detour site, you can also get straight-from-the-official-source news regarding registration information for your favorite anime convention at our offical Facebook page. Head on over and "Like" the official page today! You will get important notifications right to your Facebook news feed for impor...


TRIGUN: Badlands Rumble

June 16th 2011, 16:28 UTC

Hey All! The St. Anthony Main theatre is going to be showing the Trigun film starting July 8th, if you want to see the new Trigun movie on the big screen, this is your chance. The information is below. St. Anthony Main Theatre Opening on July 8th for weekly run [Info] As you may know, TRIGUN is a popular sci-fi action anime ...


A Message from our Friends at Sogen Con

June 15th 2011, 14:40 UTC

A Message from our Friends at Sogen Con: Please check out their Kickstart [Fundraiser]! We're not dead yet! Time to put out the S.O.S. Save Our Sogen! As many of you know, Sogen Con is put on by the non-profit group, Otaku Incorporated. This group provides the leadership and handles the arrangements, ...


Summer Picnic Fundraiser hosted by Anime Fusion

June 12th 2011, 08:28 UTC

Please support Anime fandom in the Twin Cities area and check out what a fellow convention Anime Fusion is planning: Get Ready! ... Anime Fusion, a future convention, is planning a summer picnic fundraiser on Saturday, June 25th from 4PM - 9PM and everyone is invited! The event admissions will be $10 per person. Admissions price will in...


Geek Prom 2011 - Geek Partnership Society

May 23rd 2011, 10:56 UTC

Anime Detour partner and fellow geeky organization is holding their Annual Geek Prom June 4th and all are invited! Geek Prom 2011 is coming up fast! Steampunk/Retro SciFi Prom. Bring your silver jumpsuits! Bring your goggles and top hats! Invite your best Space Girl or Alien Boy and we'll party like it's...uhm...1899! Or maybe 1999! Or 3...


Writing Contest Results

April 20th 2011, 19:33 UTC

The pdf files for the Fanfic and IronPen writing contests are now available. Check out the writers and the results on the convention [history] page!