Announcements!


This is Geek bringing Oculus Rift and so much more to Anime Detour!

January 27th 2016, 20:00 UTC

This is Geek, hosts of 2D Con, will be bringing all of their video gaming experience to Anime Detour for all attendees to enjoy! All weekend long the This is Geek crew will be hosting tournaments and running virtual reality demos with the Oculus Rift and Leap Motion. Come show us how good you are at our custom Mario Maker levels (prize to ...


Last Chance for Hosting a Room Party!

January 26th 2016, 08:03 UTC

Hello from AD Room Parties! If you're interested in hosting a party at Anime Detour 2016, the deadline to get your submission in is looming oh so close. After Jan 31st, the form will be closed and we'll jump into allocation. Room Parties are a blast to host and visit, but they're also a lot of work. Awesome work! If you're interested, you can f...


Gaming Request Form Now Open!

January 21st 2016, 13:11 UTC

Do you have a game you would like to see at Anime Detour 2016? Let us know what you would like to see from the worlds of Electronic and/or Tabletop Gaming! Fighting games, shooters, shmups, collectible card games, role playing games, deck builders, etc. Please let us know if you are able to assist with the game and/or provide a copy of the game....


Photoshoot Deadline Extended

January 16th 2016, 10:21 UTC

Good news! Because Anime Detour is later this year than in previous years, we have more time to submit photo shoot requests. Let us know what you would like at the Garden Court back drop! The new deadline is Feb 15th, 2016. The form can be found at: http://animedetour.com/form_photoshoot


Photoshoot Requests now Open!

January 3rd 2016, 15:00 UTC

Hey everyone, We are starting to take requests for this year's photo shoots. These shoots will take place in the Garden Court on Friday and Saturday. Due to the charity auction, we had to remove Sundays. Photo shoots are determined by the amount of requests made for a franchise. Shoots which are scheduled will have access to the Garden Cour...


November 14th 2015, 10:06 UTC

Hello Anime Detour Attendees, Here is what you have been waiting for. Below is a link to put in a request for a room at the DoubleTree hotel. THIS LINK WILL NOT ALLOW RESERVATION REQUESTS UNTIL NOON!!! When the link goes live please click on the link, select if you would like a room with one King size bed or two Double size beds and th...


HOTEL REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY AT NOON

November 13th 2015, 20:42 UTC

Hello attendees, Do you need a hotel room for Anime Detour 2016? Then be ready at noon central time on Saturday November 14 to put in a request for room. Please note that unlike previous years this is not a direct link to the hotel so this is not a confirmation that you have a room. That confirmation will come after we submit the information to ...


ATC Swap Meet!

October 27th 2015, 14:53 UTC

Anime Twin Cities, parent organization of Anime Detour, wants to help you refresh your collection of anime merchandise by hosting a Swap Meet! Bring your odds and ends to trade with other anime fans. In addition to netting some new stuff, everyone will have a chance to win one of our special door prizes! Date: Saturday, November 7 Time: 1 PM - ...


Anime Detour 2016 Hotel Reservations

October 22nd 2015, 11:58 UTC

Hello Everyone, We know you are all excited to reserve your hotel room so here is information we have so far. We are currently working on the 2016 Reservation system for DoubleTree reservations. We are looking to have this launched mid-November (current expected date is 11/14/2015). Please keep watch on the website for further information. P...


Artist Alley Submissions Open

October 1st 2015, 09:07 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.


Panel Room Submissions are open!

September 27th 2015, 22:56 UTC

The 2016 Programming form is now open. You can find the submission form here. http://animedetour.com/form_prog Please feel free to sign up as soon as possible - however there is no firm date for closure at this time. If you need more information, please feel free to contact ad_prog@animedetour.com with questions, concerns, and comments.


Announcing: ATC Cosplay Fest!

August 16th 2015, 23:22 UTC

Celebrating one of the best parts of any convention, Anime Twin Cities brings you its first Cosplay Fest! We have a range of activities planned to interest any fan of cosplay at this all-day special event. 1) Workshops! Learn new techniques to improve your costuming and performance skills, taught by local experts. Any necessary materials will be...


Video Suggestion Form - Now Open

July 29th 2015, 11:15 UTC

Want to see a certain Anime at Detour this spring? Then suggest it here - http://animedetour.com/form_video. The Video Suggestion form is open until November 7th.


Upcoming Events from ATC

July 12th 2015, 20:40 UTC

Anime Detour congoers! Did you know that Anime Twin Cities, the parent organization of Anime Detour, also sponsors multiple events throughout the year? Our Social Outreach Services team is hard at work year-round to provide fun and informational activities for all anime fans to enjoy while we wait for the next convention. Here are some of the event...


Anime Detour 2016 Guests - Round 1

June 14th 2015, 20:11 UTC

Our first round of guests for Anime Detour 2016 have been announced. Please take a look at our new guests this year and stay tuned for more announcements of more guests to come! http://www.animedetour.com/guests