Announcements!


Anime Detour 2016 Registration Now Open

June 8th 2015, 11:40 UTC

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting registrations for Anime Detour 2016: Rise of the Mecha! Our Rates for 2016 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 fas...


Upcoming Events from ATC

June 3rd 2015, 21:31 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...


Film: When Marnie Was There

June 3rd 2015, 21:07 UTC

Coming to the Landmark Lagoon Cinema for one week only, "When Marnie Was There" is the new (and possibly final ;_;) feature film by Studio Ghibli. There will be showings in both English and Japanese starting this Friday. See the theater's website for specific showtimes in each format: http://www.landmarktheatres.com/minneapolis/lagoon-cinema ...


Upcoming Events from ATC

May 8th 2015, 15:11 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...


May ATC Board meeting

May 4th 2015, 22:56 UTC

The next ATC Board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Monday, May 11, at the Waterbury building (1121 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis, 55413). We will be distributing proceeds from Anime Detour 2015 to appropriate charities and nonprofits. If you would like to see how the monies are dispersed, or if you would like to make a pitch for a particular organ...


Anime Detour 2016 Dealer Room: Application Form Now Open

April 13th 2015, 09:15 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 http://animedetour.com/form_dealers. For more information head to our Deal...


Anime Detour 2015 Photos Incoming!

April 10th 2015, 19:26 UTC

I am proud to announce the Anime Detour Photography Department will begin uploading their photos this weekend! Go find your favorite photos on our SmugMug. http://photos.animedetour.com


Upcoming Events from ATC

April 10th 2015, 15:07 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...


To Our Fans!

March 31st 2015, 20:08 UTC

To the fans of Anime Detour, I want to thank everyone for another amazing year at Anime Detour. We had a wonderful time and we hope you did as well. With your help we raised $22,947 for the American Red Cross! We cannot express how grateful we are for your continued support. It is Anime Detour’s goal is to make the community a better place...


Anime Detour Feedback Forms Are Now Open!

March 31st 2015, 17:25 UTC

We already starting to plan for Anime Detour 2016: Rise of the Mecha and would like your help to make it event better. You can give us feedback on our Feedback Form which can be found here: General Feedback Specific Feedback If you lost anything at Anime Detour, please use our Lost and Found form to report it and we will try to reunite you...


Cosplay Masquerade Signup

March 26th 2015, 16:49 UTC

If you want to enter the Cosplay Masquerade this year you can sign up Friday. Our cosplay staff will be manning a table located behind the escalators on the second floor. The tabe will open at noon and will be first come first serve for spots in the competition.


NOTICE REGARDING THE DOUBLETREE - PLEASE READ

March 26th 2015, 13:30 UTC

Good Day, Please remember as you check into the DoubleTree hotel there will be an authorization hold for possible incidentals/damage on your room. This is Hilton corporate policy and Anime Detour has no control over this policy. This will NOT be charged to your card upon check out unless you use incidentals (room services, etc) or cause damag...


Fliers on the First Floor

March 26th 2015, 04:30 UTC

Attention: We have just been informed by the hotel that fliers will not be allowed on the first floor of the hotel except in designated areas. Fliers posts on the second floor and in those designated first floor areas will need to use 3M Safe-Release Painter’s Tape, product #2080. For information on the allowed areas please see our staff desk...


Hotel Announcement - Clarification of On Street Parking

March 25th 2015, 14:49 UTC

Hello All, Here is some clarification regarding the on street parking. Reminder of On Street Parking Hours: Friday March, 27 8am-4pm Saturday March 28, 6am-8pm Sunday March 29, 6am-8pm Anyone parking outside of the times that the parking has been allocated for the street will be towed at owner’s expense. Also if anyon...


Hotel Announcement - Shuttle Service

March 25th 2015, 08:43 UTC

Hello all, Please pay close attention to the information below. You must be at the door at the time the shuttles are schedule to depart. Shuttle provided by the DoubleTree: The shuttle will run at the top of every hour starting at the times below. Shuttle will be stopping at the Crowne Plaza, the LifeTouch overflow lot, and the Internationa...