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Registration for Anime Iowa 2024 “Studio Pigli”

Want to be ready to register at the door?
Download and fill out the 2024 at the door registration form and bring it with you to the convention.

Hours of Operation for 2024

Subject to change before the convention- check back here for updates.

  • Thursday 5:00 PM-8:00 PM – Pre-registered badge pickup only
  • Friday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Register for AI 2024 for only $35 and enjoy the day on us!
  • After hours badge pickup on the Bridge Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00 PM to Midnight.

At the Door Prices Anime Iowa 2024

  • At the Convention 3 day weekend badge for ages 13 and older
    • $68.00
  • Child 3 day weekend – This price is the same no matter when you register a child ages 6 to 12.
    • $18.00
  • Young child – One day or the entire weekend children 5 and under are free with a paid parent or guardian 18 and over.
  • Limited Saturday only registration will be available at the door on Saturday while the supply lasts. These badges are not presold. However the badge does not expire until the end of the Dance and Light show.
    • $48.00
  • Sponsor at the door and attendee Sponsor upgrades availability will be announced closer to the convention
    • $155.00 (upgrades pay the difference between their pre registered badge price to equal $155.00)
      “Price includes processing fee.”

Please note that children 12 and under must be with their adult parent or guardian while in event space.

Become an Anime Iowa Sponsor

You can go above and beyond in showing your support for Anime Iowa by becoming a Sponsor. Sponsor’s are attendees who purchase a registration at a higher tier than our regular attendees. In appreciation of their contribution the convention gifts them with unique theme related gifts and more. The price for a Sponsor at is $130.00 during our Black Friday Sale and $155.00 after.
Some of the perks to becoming an Anime Iowa Sponsor.

  • No waiting in line to pick up your badge. The Sponsor window is located next to the Marketplace.
  • Sponsors get in to autograph lines the first 15 minutes (for single item) (if there are enough sponsors programming may schedule a special signing session just for sponsors.)
  • Sit up front at the panels you attend. There are reserved seating up front just for you
  • Special seating for the Cosplay Masquerade. Go to the front of the line and you will be taken to the reserved seating for sponsors. (Time restrictions apply)
  • Special Marketplace hours. Shop before the crowds, The Marketplace is open to Sponsors an 1/2hour before it opens to general attendees.
  • The Sponsor Brunch on Sunday morning. Sponsors and Guests of Honor are invited to feast on the Hyatt’s special Brunch away from the crowds. Relax and have a good meal and be ready for the final day of the convention.
  • The Anime Iowa collectors pin and other goodies. The pin features a new image of our mascot Buu Chan along with the convention year. Sponsors have been collecting these pins since 2010.
  • And Sponsors also receive tokens of our appreciation keeping to the years theme.
  • Located on the 2nd floor past the video rooms is the recharge room. Sponsors can sit, play a board or video game and talk with others all while nibbling on single serving wrapped goodies as well as pop, juice and banana milk. (The banana milk goes fast.) Access is restricted to Sponsors, off duty Staff and Guests of Honor.

Sponsor perks are subject to change before the convention.

For questions about becoming a sponsor email

Persons with Disabilities

Anime Iowa is open to anyone with a disability or who requires special assistance, we encourage attendees that need additional considerations to contact us at so we can help determine how to best accommodate your needs to make your convention experience the best.|
You can also visit our Accessibility page to read all the accommodations we have in place for those with disabilities.