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Great News!!!

The registration staff has crunched the numbers, and our Executive team has made the decision to…
Open At the Door Registration during the convention. There will be limits on how many registrations will be available – to keep attendee numbers at a safe level.

On Friday only – we will have a limit of 350 registrations for the weekend at the door for $65.00.

And on Saturday only – we will have 200 day passes for $45.00.

Online registration for AnimeIowa 2021

AnimeIowa registration closes on May 31st at 11:59pm.

If you have not registered yet there is still time to get registered for AI. Come and reunite with friends and meet new people. After the past year we all deserve to get back together.

Also for all who have registered keep checking the Convention health Initiative. There will be updates all the way up to con week when and if there are any changes related health and safety.

AnimeIowa Hotel Block 2021

Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

This is the information you have been waiting for!

The AnimeIowa room block will open to ALL attendees at 10:00am on Monday April 5th. Reservations will not be accepted prior to this time.

Once the hotel block is open to the public, our hotel contact will not accept any direct requests for reservations. All guests (even staff) will be required to book via the booking link or by calling the reservations desk at 866-204-0539 (please encourage use of this number instead of calling the Front Desk for the most efficient process).

Our plan is to host a safe convention for our attendees, guests, volunteers and staff. Please read our Covid Health Initiative Plan posted on the website. We are serious about the safety of everyone attending AnimeIowa, so please follow our guidelines to have a great convention.

Panel Submissions for 2021 are Open!

That’s right! 2021 AnimeIowa Panel Submissions are now open! Ever wanted to run a panel with friends or have interest in seeing something done at AnimeIowa? Then step right up and submit your ideas anytime between February 1st through through March 28th 2021.

Running a panel can be a lot of fun, and generally the format of the panel is up to you. However, AnimeIowa does have some general rules and guidelines that need to be followed if you wish to have your panel accepted. 

When planning your panel please keep in mind possible Covid 19 restrictions. And how your panel would adapt to a online convention. Our programming department is a great resource for questions, concerns, and help/ideas. You can contact them at

Registration 2021 is open!

If you were registered for AnimeIowa 2020 and didn’t have it refunded, your membership was automatically forwarded to our 2021 convention. We look forward to seeing you at our event!

At the present time, we are working with our venue and state guidance in reference to the limitations that may be in place related to COVID-19 as we approach the convention. It is our intent to have a safe/fun event for our attendees and staff. Further details to come as they are available.