July 5, 2014
Avast! Buu-chan has set sail on a Pirate Adventure! Join him for danger, romance, and silliness on the Seven Seas with this year’s Forum Art Contest! Treasure and fame await the contest winners, with SPECIAL PRIZES from our Charity Department, as well as a cash bounty. CLICK HERE for details, to join the crew with your contest entry, or to watch from the safety of shore as a landlubber! Arrrr!
June 30, 2014
Are you an artist interesting in publicly exhibiting your artwork? The AnimeIowa Art Exhibit may be just for you. Read the Art Exhibit page for details on how to sign up.
June 15, 2014
If you are interested, the Anime Marketplace page has the finalized list of dealers that will be appearing this year. Be sure to check them all out!
June 15, 2014
Looking to dance to a classy beat? Want an excuse to pull out that old formal wear or fanciful cosplay? Come hang out with our cast of characters and dance the night away! Brush off your finery or come in whatever you like to play games, participate in contests, and dance the waltz at our AnimeIowa Formal Ball!
For theme and more information, check us out on the forums!
June 9, 2014
Ahoy there me maties. This be your Cap’n’s speaking, and we have a quick announcement to make. Well, more like a reminder.
First up, if you haven’t heard or have been hiding on a deserted island since the last convention, this year’s theme is Pirates. So come and show us your inner pirate, or we’ll have ya scrubbin’ the decks!
We look forward to seeing ya at the convention this year.
– The AnimeIowa 2014 Executives
June 4, 2014
Just a quick notice that Pre-registration is closed. If you did not register you may still register at the convention at full price.
May 7, 2014
If you want to set up a Cosplay Photoshoot for AnimeIowa 2014 please go to the Photoshoots Forum Topic. It has all the information about planning and submitting a photoshoot session for the convention and getting it advertised. Sign-ups MUST be posted before June 27th.
May 6, 2014
The updated rules and sign-up form for the Mainstage Cosplay contest has been posted. Make sure you read everything thoroughly if you wish to enter into the competition!
May 6, 2014
I quick notice that Consweet hours will be different then from previous years. For AI 2014 the Consweet will only be open Friday noon to 3 am, Saturday 8 am to 3 am, and Sunday 8 am until Closing Ceremonies. More information will be posted on the Consweet page, and be sure to check out the Consweet Forum Topic if you have any say on Consweet or the snacks it will carry.
April 28, 2014
We are proud to announce our guests for AnimeIowa 2014! Our guests of honor are a critical part of the convention and this year is no different. This year we will be hosting Robert Axelrod, Greg Ayres, Chris Cason, Samurai Dan and Jill, Russell Lissau, Trevor Mueller, Mimiru Riley, Lucas Schuneman, Uncle Yo, and Greg Wicker. Be sure to look at the Guests page for full bios.