Marketplace Update

Merchants – The Retail Merchants space in the Marketplace is full.  We will still be accepting applications for Merchants, but they will be on a waiting list to fill vacancies created by cancellations.

Artists – There is still some room in the Artists Village section of the Marketplace.

Paid services at AnimeIowa

With the many advances of technology (for example photography) many changes have occurred. These services in the past were utilized by a select group of hobbies/professions because of the cost factor, but now are used by many people for profit. There are many who are offering services at AnimeIowa which include Photo shoots, commissions, and costumes. These services are great, but they also must keep in the confines of Iowa law for sales of goods and services.

AnimeIowa has in place a policy to include these services in the convention experience. Please review the AnimeIowa 2015 Paid Services Policy and address any questions to:

Marketplace Applications for Artists and Merchants is open!

Marketplace Applications for Artists and Merchants is open!  Get your application in today as space in the Marketplace is limited.  You can find everything you need on the Anime Marketplace page, but don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions!

AnimeIowa 2015 and RAGBRAI

At long last, the Hotel Team is glad to release much needed information regarding this year’s convention. After early hotel reservations and much frustration, we present to you RAGBRAI. We are proud to be hosting our convention side by side with the city’s events this year to make for extra fun for all!

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Update for Photo Shoots

AnimeIowa will no longer use the Clock Tower as an official photo shoot location.  For more information, please see the thread in the forums.  Thank you!

Panel Submissions are Open!

Got a great idea for a panel or other type of programming for 2015?  Panel submissions are now open, so let us know what you’d like to do!  Please click here to see the rules and the Event Submission Form.

Posting is fixed on the AnimeIowa Forums!

We’ve identified and fixed the Forum issue that has interfered with user posting since September!  Everyone is invited to log back in, reconnect with your Boardie friends, and begin your AnimeIowa 2015 planning.  CLICK HERE for details.

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On-line Registration is now available

Ready to register? Want to take advantage of the GREAT price break for the holidays?  Then click here to navigate to the on-line registration page!  Tell your friends!  Tell your mom!  Tell your teacher!  Register early and SAVE!

AnimeIowa 2015 Room Block FULL!

As always, we had a sell-out crowd for the room block, and it’s time to get those of you who missed the fun onto the waiting list! Please click here to sign up for the waiting list.


One thing that’s new this year for the waiting list! We will NOT be offering second chances due to the unique circumstances surrounding the city this year. You MUST be reachable at the phone number AND email you provide and you have THREE DAYS to respond. Confirmation emails will be provided once your information is received.


If you have any questions, please email

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