Announcements!


Cosplay Contest Sign-Up Announcement

February 9th 2015, 17:44 UTC

Hello Cosplayers! This year the Anime Detour Masquerade has been undergoing a few changes behind the scenes and we wanted to fill all our wonderful competitors and exhibitors in on one thing that will affect them. There will be no early sign-up process this year. All attendees wishing to be a part of the Masquerade will be required to sign up at...


Phoot Shoot Submissions Closing Soon

February 8th 2015, 18:25 UTC

Hey Everyone - First off I want to thank you for the photo shoot requests that have been sent in thus far, We are going to close the request forum on Friday, Febuary 13th at Midnight CST. If you have been thinking of scheduling a shoot, and haven't done it yet, this is you chance to submit your photo shoot suggestion! Thanks! Mish


Only a few days left!

February 5th 2015, 13:33 UTC

Only a few days left on the final 10 memberships to Anime Detour 2015: There is No Cure! But that's still time for you to get out there and get yours! Remember, all proceeds from these memberships are going to charity, and they start finishing up at 7pm tomorrow night, going through Sunday at 7! Good luck! http://www.ebay.com/itm/281583947789...


Final Four! Or is that Two?

February 1st 2015, 20:47 UTC

The final four memberships are live, but there are only two auctions! That's because the final four are paired up! That's right, these last two auctions are for two memberships each, so you can bring a friend! These last two auctions will benefit the Anime Twin Cities Community Fund, and the new Anime Twin Cities Education Exchange Fund! What's...


Three more memberships live!

January 31st 2015, 18:01 UTC

Three more memberships have gone live at auction! The proceeds from these three will benefit the St. Paul Nagasaki Sister City Organization, the Bloomington-Izumi Sister City Organization, and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! The final four memberships go live tomorrow at 7pm! Don't miss them! http://www.ebay.com/itm/281583945910 http://...


First three auctions are live!

January 30th 2015, 18:27 UTC

The first three auctions are up, with proceeds going to the ATC Community Fund, The Friends of the Hennepin County Library, and the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library! Three more auctions go live tomorrow at 7pm! Happy bidding! http://www.ebay.com/itm/281582877551 http://www.ebay.com/itm/281582878194 http://www.ebay.com/itm/281582877955


They're HERE!

January 29th 2015, 18:59 UTC

We promised you that if you watched this space you would find out how you could bid to win one of ten final memberships, and here's the scoop! Starting tomorrow at 7pm CST auctions will begin to go live on eBay for the final ten memberships to Anime Detour! Six auctions will be for single memberships while two will be for a pair of memberships so...


2015 AMV contest

January 20th 2015, 21:40 UTC

The 2015 Anime Music Video Contest is now open for business! Please be sure to review the contest information before submitting your entry. The panel submission deadline will be March 1st, 2015, so sign up to be on a panel today! http://animedetour.com/contestamv


One More Chance to Go... or rather, Ten!

January 18th 2015, 18:48 UTC

Registration is closed, but your chance to go to Anime Detour this year isn't quite gone yet! Anime Twin Cities has added ten registrations to be auctioned off on eBay, with all proceeds going to charity! We're still finalizing the details, but watch this space for when the final ten registrations start to go up, and details on how you can still ...


Photo Shoot Submission Form is OPEN!

January 18th 2015, 07:45 UTC

Photo Shoot Submissions are open. Bear in mind, the area that group shots are done in is 20' x 20' so plan accordingly. Time and space may be limited to accommodate other programs that may take place in the garden court. To access the form, click HERE.


Registration for Anime Detour 2015 is now closed

January 17th 2015, 17:42 UTC

At this time, Anime Detour 2015 has reached capacity and we are no longer accepting new registrations. If you have mailed your registration and it is postmarked by today (Jan 17th, 2015), it will still be accepted. Any new forms postmarked after this date will be returned. If you are still interested in attending but haven't registered, you will...


PacSet Tours Announces Anime De-tour 3.0!

January 13th 2015, 13:33 UTC

Want to go to Japan with your fellow con-goers? Sign up today for one of the most memorable trips you will ever take. Fly into Hokkaido and start your trip south as you visit festivals, amazing views, and some of the best cultural experiances you can get as you make your way south to Tokyo. If you are interested you can join them for their pane...


Anime Twin Cities presents: Outpost Anime!

January 11th 2015, 20:04 UTC

Counting the days until Anime Detour? Escape the long, cold months between now and the convention by joining us at our first winter festival: Outpost Anime! January 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Geek Partnership Society Suite 106/107 The Waterbury Building 1121 Jackson St NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 Admission for this event is FREE! There will...


Anime Detour 2015 Fanfiction Contest is Now Accepting Entries!

January 4th 2015, 15:58 UTC

Is there a fandom that you just can’t get enough of? Anime Detour’s Fanfiction Contest is your opportunity to explore the fandom that you love, and share your fan-created works with the world! Well, with the Detour community at least. The 2015 Anime Detour Fanfiction Contest is now accepting entries. So, weave us a tale and send ...


ATC & This is Geek Partner for Gaming Event

December 10th 2014, 09:23 UTC

Anime Twin Cities is proud to announce its partnership with This is Geek by being a sponsor of Digital Destruction at the Ramada Mall of America, May 8th and 9th, 2015. Digital Destruction will feature LAN, console and tabletop gaming, as well as gaming tournaments and arcade machines. You can also talk to representatives from the gaming industr...