Family Programming

Would you like to share your passion of all things otaku with your little ones? Have you ever skipped a convention because you could not bring your children along? AnimeIowa has your solution. Introducing Family Programming, the cure to your woes. Family Programming is designed to promote panels that families with younger children enjoy together. This will allow AnimeIowa to expose and build appreciation for the Asian culture in a fun way.

To learn more, check out the Family Programming page. If you are interested in your family participating in AnimeIowa Family Programming or have any questions or comments, feel free to email

Panel Submissions Now Open

For everyone interested in running a Panel at AnimeIowa 2013, Panel Submissions are now open. Submissions will run until May 19th. You can read the guidelines and make a submission at the Panel Submission page.

Panel Submissions Open February 9th

Are you looking to run a Panel at AnimeIowa 2013? Panel Submissions are scheduled to open February 9th and run until May 19th. Further details will be posted on the website as they come out.

Non-Video Gaming Updates

An update to the Non-Video gaming schedule:

Tanto Quore Signup has ttarted in room Salon B

Yugioh TCG Tournament Signup has also started in Salon B

Programming Updates

A quick update to the Programming Schedule
  1. The “AI Masq. Info” panel @ 7pm is being moved to Cosplay Central.
  2. Greg’s, “State of the Industry panel” will take its place in Programming 4 @ 7-8pm.
  3. Saturday, “Otherside of the Screen: Directing” panel @ 9am has been cancelled.
  4. “”Old Time” Voice Acting”, mainstage, Saturday @ 3:00pm has been cancelled.
  5. This is tentatively replaced with a “Eyeshine Takes Over the World.”
  6. On Sunday, State of the Industry has been changed to “Gregman Wonderland.”

Programming Schedule Posted

The Programming Schedule for AnimeIowa 2012 has been posted. You can check out the full schedule at the Programming Schedule page. The schedule is listed in multiple formats for maximum convenience before and during the convention. Note that the schedule is subject to change at any time.

Panel Submissions are Now Closed

Panel submissions for AnimeIowa 2012 are now closed.

Panel Submissions are Now Open

Panel submissions are finally open! There have been a few changes regarding the Panel Submission Guidelines and Rules. Even if this is your upteenth year submitting a panel, you will want to reread the new guidelines and rules. Proper and well thought-out submissions make the job of sorting through everything that much easier. We need your brilliant programming ideas to make AnimeIowa fun and exciting, so once you’re read the guidelines go to the Panel Submission page and get to work! If you have any questions or comments, email Thank you in advanced for making our programming fantastic!

Programming Book and Schedule Now Available

The AnimeIowa 2011 Programming Book and Programming Schedule are now available! Remember, the schedule is subject to change at any time so remember to check the Anime Iowa website, Facebook page, or Twitter feed for updates. See you at AnimeIowa 2011!

Panel Submissions Closed

Panel submission has closed! Thanks everyone that submitted a panel; you will be notified if your panel was selected or not.