Guest Update!

November 14th 2016, 17:58 UTC

Hi Everyone! If you have been watching the guest page you will have already seen this, but as of today we would like to officially announce Beau Billingslea as an official Guest of Honor for the 2017 convention. Beau has a long resume including voice acting in some of our favorite animes such as Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Bleach, and Gungrave. ...


November 9th 2016, 15:07 UTC

Afternoon Everyone! Today's updates bring a ton of news in many parts so please hang with us. Hotel: Hotel reservations will be going live at noon central time on Saturday November 26th! This is a little later than we originally expected but updating systems can always take time. We would also like to take this time to remind everyone th...

Hotel Update!

October 28th 2016, 18:26 UTC

Hey Everyone! The Hotel Rooms will be opening up in just a few weeks for reservations, have you registered for the convention yet? This year you will need to have registered for the convention before you can reserve a room so make sure you do so and hold onto your confirmation number. If you have registered but have misplaced your confirmation n...

Artist Alley Submissions

October 13th 2016, 16:37 UTC

Good news Everyone! Artist Alley submission forms will be opening SATURDAY October 15th!!! This week! These submissions will be up for one month and closing PROMPTLY on November 15th. We would also like to take this time to urge the importance of making sure jpegs or pdf files are attached to Artist Alley submissions as when portfolio links...

Hotel Reservation Update!

August 24th 2016, 16:28 UTC

Hey everybody!! It's never to early to start making your Anime-Detour plans- especially as this year we are trying a new system for making hotel reservations which should be up in a couple short months. As such we want to give everyone a heads up about what's going to happen so you can be ready for when the system goes live. First, all Room r...

What do YOU want to watch next year?!

August 5th 2016, 09:32 UTC

Exciting news! This year's video suggestion form is now open! Please stop on by the video page to suggest any title you would like to see at this year's convention. Suggestions from attendees are a vital part of our mix and help us keep tuned in to your wants.

ATC Cosplay Fest! Saturday, August 13th

August 1st 2016, 13:59 UTC

Celebrating one of the best parts of any convention, Anime Twin Cities brings you its annual Cosplay Fest! Read on for details! Date: Saturday, August 13 Time: 10 AM - 9 PM Place: Geek Partnership Society, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106/107 (the red Waterbury building at the corner of Central and Broadway. Enter through door C) Cost: $15, or $...

Anime Detour 2017 Registration Now Open

June 27th 2016, 08:46 UTC

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting registrations for Anime Detour 2017: You can't stop the beat! Our Rates for 2017 have not changed and are as follows: Standard Registration: $50 Sponsorship: $150 Community Sponsorship: $250 ($100 goes to the Anime Twin Cities Community Fund) Please register early as we will fill up fast. ...

Look at this stuff isn't it neat?

April 21st 2016, 20:45 UTC

Hey Everybody! Each year we try and make updates and changes to bring you a better convention. Here are some of our new features this year! Gaming Earlier opening time of noon on Friday Twitch gaming streaming in Cabana room 103 Pathfinder Society RPG (Sat and Sun, Tabletop Gaming) Officially sanctioned Magic: the Gathering and ...

Crunchyroll in Anime Detour Gaming Areas!

April 21st 2016, 14:37 UTC

Thanks to our friends at Crunchyroll, you will be able to enjoy Crunchyroll in both Gaming areas at Anime Detour! Keep an eye out in the VIdeo Gaming and Tabletop Gaming areas!

More Parking and Shuttle Information

April 21st 2016, 10:46 UTC

Hello Anime Detour Attendees, Overflow Parking Lots – The two overflow parking lots are the same as last year, however we are asking for a bit of help with these lots this year. Please be courteous to the employees who are working and also please keep the parking lots clean. The businesses who own these lots are graciously allowing...

Anime Detour has Officially Sanctioned Magic & Pokemon Events!

April 20th 2016, 13:56 UTC

New this year to Anime Detour! We have 5 Magic events officially sanctioned through the DCI.Come earn a few Planeswalker Points while having fun at Anime Detour! Come play in either our sanctioned Legacy, Modern or Standard events. Or choose one of our 2 sanctioned drafts! We will have cards to sign up new players and the ability to search your...

2D Con is Taking a Detour!

April 19th 2016, 20:09 UTC

2D Con will be in the Anime Detour Video Game room all weekend long giving Virtual Reality demos (Oculus Rift & Leap Motion) and running tournaments! They will also be taking pre-registrations for 2D Con 2016 at the special rate of $20 open only to all registered Anime Detour staff and attendees!

Parking Update - Overflow and Shuttle Services

April 17th 2016, 11:11 UTC

Hello Anime Detour Attendees, We have some fantastic news today. Our overflow parking lots are the same as last year; however the big change is our Shuttle Service. Our Shuttle Service will be stopping at both the Sheraton and the Crowne Plaza, as well as the overflow parking lots, and running starting Friday at 12 Noon till Sunday at 6 PM....

Continuous Recording and You, an Anime Detour Update

April 16th 2016, 18:20 UTC

Many of you had noticed that earlier in the week we made a post banning Go-Pros from the convention. This is an update on that policy. While Go-Pros and other continuous capture devices are allowed, we discourage the use of that feature as it is prohibited by Doubletree and Hilton policy to photograph and record their staff. We have had a lon...