Announcements!


First Two Charity Badge Auctions are live!

February 14th 2016, 20:37 CST

The first two charity auction memberships are live!  These auctions will run for one week, and happy bidding to everyone!  See you at Anime Detour 2016: Rise of the Mecha! http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/281936201752 http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/281936200199


The Final 10 Badges

February 8th 2016, 19:21 CST

Hi everyone!  Anime Detour may have sold out for 2016, but once again Anime Twin Cities is making ten more passes available over the coming month!  As with last year, all proceeds of the final ten badges will be going to charity – this year, we’re focusing on the Anime Twin Cities Education Fund, a fund that will soon send a l...


ATC Swap Meet!

October 27th 2015, 14:53 CDT

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 - ...


Announcing: ATC Cosplay Fest!

August 16th 2015, 23:22 CDT

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...


Upcoming Events from ATC

July 12th 2015, 20:40 CDT

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...


Upcoming Events from ATC

May 8th 2015, 15:11 CDT

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 CDT

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 ...


2015 Board election results

April 13th 2015, 23:16 CDT

Thanks to all the candidates who ran in this year's election. The results: Lauren Ganann remains as President Connie Mohs is the incoming Secretary David Vetrovec and Michele Webber are the incoming Members-at-Large (A month earlier, Troy MacDonald was appointed by the Board to fulfill the remaining year of Sari Hagen's te...


Help Anime Twin Cities with Amazon Smile

March 9th 2015, 18:28 CDT

Do you shop on Amazon? Would you like to donate to Anime Twin Cities, Inc. with every purchase you make? Then please support us with your Amazon purchases. 1/2 percent may not sound like a lot, but each person helping us out adds up fast.  If you'd like details on how to set it up please check out our guide here: http://animetwincities...


Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Only 5 days left!

February 27th 2015, 10:49 CST

Our deadline with Tugg is fast approaching! If we don't sell enough tickets by this Wednesday, March 4th, this event will be canceled. There's no charge until the showing is confirmed, so if you've been thinking about going, reserve your tickets today! Tell your friends! Let's meet our ticket threshold so all of us can enjoy some ne...


Help Support the Autism Society of Minnesota with ATC

February 24th 2015, 17:22 CST

Anime Twin Cities will be sending a team to walk at Steps of Hope this Sunday, March 1st at Southdale Center in Edina from 8am to 11am. The walk benefits the Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM), an organization that offers support and services to individuals with autism, as well as their families. They are an open, dedicated...


Studio Ghibli's latest masterpiece, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, is now available on Blu-ray and DVD!

February 19th 2015, 14:51 CST

Based on the Japanese folktale "The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter", the film tells the story of a tiny girl found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. The infant grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady, seemingly destined for nobility. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her...


Film: Ghost in the Shell: Arise

February 12th 2015, 20:07 CST

Anime Twin Cities has partnered with Tugg.com to present a new anime film in local theaters! Ghost in the Shell: Arise is a prequel to the famous series, with all-new cases to be solved by our favorite characters as they work together for the first time. Tickets will NOT be available at the door! They can only be reserved online in advance of th...


Only a few days left!

February 5th 2015, 13:33 CST

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.c...


Final Four! Or is that Two?

February 1st 2015, 20:47 CST

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...