2019 ATC Elections

April 16th 2019, 16:20 CDT

Hello, If you are interested in seeing the candidates for who is running in this years upcoming Anime Twin Cities election please go to: The emails regarding if you have received voting rights will be sent out on the 26th of this month. As a reminder the post mortem will be held May 11th, so watch for m...

Hats Hats Hats

December 8th 2017, 17:05 CST

It’s cold outside!  You could use a hat.  Anime Detour has you covered with our stylish Anime Detour branded hats available in black or safety orange, and you don’t have to wait until Anime Detour in April to pick one up!  We’ll be at the Geek Partnership Society’s holiday gift expo on December 9th with a...

Cosplay and Coca Reminder!

December 6th 2017, 14:54 CST

Did you remember to put Anime Detour on your Christmas list?  December is one of the busiest times for our registration team because an Anime Detour registration makes a perfect gift! Remember, membership rates only stay at 50 dollars until February 1st. Don’t miss out on all the fun!  We’ll be at the Geek Partnership Soci...

Upcoming event: Cosplay and Cocoa!

December 2nd 2017, 13:44 CST

Cosplay and Cocoa Want to tell your list to the elf himself?  Come as you are or put on your finest Cosplay!  We’ll be taking photos with cosplay Saint Nicholas during the Geek Partnership Society’s Holiday Gift Expo.  Stop by to take a photo, Register for Anime Detour 2018, buy some Anime Detour Merchandise, or chat w...

Website Update!

December 2nd 2017, 09:27 CST

You may have noticed over the last day here that we have a new website! We hope you like the new look. Keep us in mind over the next few days as more announcements are on the way!

Update straight from Chris Ayres!

November 21st 2017, 16:04 CST

  I have been sitting here for a while trying to find some way to put into words what is in my heart.  Nothing that I think of can capture how overwhelmed and grateful I am for the love and support everyone has shown me.  Not just the donations but the well wishes, prayers, and thoughts have been amazing and have often left me as ...

Help Christopher Ayres Fight C.O.P.D.!

November 15th 2017, 10:26 CST Earlier this year actor/director Christopher Ayres was rushed to a Houston hospital with complicated respiratory difficulties. A team of pulmonary doctors diagnosed Chris with “End Stage C.O.P.D.”, an irreversible illness that would require a double lung transplant in order for him t...

Changes to equipment rental

July 6th 2017, 13:29 CDT

We are removing Consuite Equipment from our rentals page. We understand that this will impact the community but as Minnesota food service laws are changing, we have to stop loaning out Consuite Equipment. We are sorry for the inconvenience. This will come into effect on forms submitted after July 31st, 2017.

2017 Board Election Results

June 17th 2017, 10:08 CDT

Thanks to all the candidates who ran in this year's election. The results: Andy Tso is the incoming President Megan Stob is the incoming Secretary Joseph Opsahl and Stephen Gifford are the incoming Members-at-Large Congratulations and welcome to the incoming members! The new board will wholly take effect as of the June ATC Boa...

Tomorrow! Outpost Anime!

January 27th 2017, 09:19 CST

Counting the days until Anime Detour? Escape the long, cold months between now and the convention by joining us at ATC's 3rd-annual winter festival! It's open to all, family-friendly, and free. Invite your friends and help spread the word! Here are some of the activities we have planned: - Craft workshops - Cosplay contests - Phot...

Holiday Season

November 14th 2016, 18:31 CST

Evening Everyone! With the upcoming holiday season we all are in swing of doing our holiday shopping. If you are doing your holiday shopping on Amazon we would love if you use Amazon Smile. Amazon Smile donates .5% of the proceeds of your purchases to a charitable organization of your choice. We would love to be the charity you choose.  ...

ATC Cosplay Fest! Saturday, August 13th

August 1st 2016, 13:59 CDT

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 Twin Cities, meet your candidates!

April 10th 2016, 11:42 CDT

These are your Candidates for the Anime Twin Cities elections. Elections will take place at the May 7th planning meeting. Please carefully review your choices because these people will be representing Anime Twin Cities for the next two years. You will be allowed to vote for (1) Treasurer Candidate and (3) Board Members. Write ins are also accepted....

Ghost in the Shell: Arise

March 21st 2016, 13:12 CDT

Warm up for Anime Detour with a free anime screening! Join us this Saturday for a large-screen viewing of the Ghost in the Shell: Arise OAV, dubbed and released by Funimation. The "Ghost in the Shell" series is rapidly achieving legendary status as a hallmark of anime, if it hasn't already. From the original 1995 film to ...

The last two badges for Anime Detour 2016!

March 8th 2016, 21:40 CST

The last two badges for Anime Detour 2016: Rise of the Mecha are now up for auction!  These are your last chances to get in and meet all the awesome guests, buy fabulous stuff in our Dealer’s Room, and see all the anime you can handle!  Don’t let this opportunity pass you by, especially with all the proceeds going to help a st...