Haruko (FLCL), about to take a swing with her Rickenbacker 4001
a guy in authentic-looking samurai armor walks in on the Martial Arts in Anime panel
"Me want cookie!"
Link and Zelda
Ed (Cowboy Bebop) on the lookout for Piyoko candy, with Ein in tow
Vash the Stampede (Trigun) wishes you "love and peace!"
Did someone tell No-Face (Spirited Away) there's no panhandling allowed at the Ramada?
Nicholas D. Wolfwood (Trigun)
voice actor Q&A
(L to R) Brittney Karbowski, Kyle Hebert, Michael McConnohie, Melodee M. Spevack
(L to R) Melodee, Chris Ayres, Carrie Savage, Clarine Harp
the Ayres brothers (Chris and Greg) recount an embarrassing memory
"yes, I really do drink out of this mug. no, there's no alcohol in there."
in her panel, Brittney dishes the dirt on one of her bosses
Brittney signing the box of Pani Poni Dash!
in the greenroom for the Cosplay Competition
last-minute repairs to Haku (Spirited Away)
Mechazawa (Cromartie High School)
"the toughest part of the costume was finding hula hoops that were the right size"
Howl, young Sophie, and old Sophie (Howl's Moving Castle) won an award for their efforts
the award-winning Spirited Away cosplayers
the Saturday night dance, DJed by the versatile Greg Ayres
Haku dances pretty well for a serpentine embodiment of a river spirit
Anime Detour draws visitors from as far out as Halloween Town, like Jack (Nightmare Before Christmas)
who're ya gonna call?
Carrie's excited about the charity auction
Kristofer "Phade" McCormic auctioning off an external hard drive stuffed with enough anime music videos to last you till doomsday
Clarine tells the story behind her hand-knit scarf and hat that she's auctioning
Carrie reading off the names of the people who've signed the SoltyRei box
the piggy bank sings in Japanese if you drop coins into it
I managed to outlast Nailz in an epic bidding war for the R.O.D the TV flyer autographed by the Japanese creators
Kale starting the closing ceremonies
Jo announcing the AMV and fanfic awards
Brittney tells us how much she enjoyed her first trip to Minneapolis. we love you too, Brittney!
"I always have THIS much fun at Anime Detour!"
Carrie singles out Christina, Jayson, and Bill for their efforts running the charity auction
what I won in the prize drawings for volunteers: RahXephon box w/DVD and Alphonse (Fullmetal Alchemist) plushie