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QC Anime-zing! Celebrating 10 Years!

July 31st, 2019

Are you a lover of all things Anime? Then this is the event for you! Celebrating 10 years of Anime in the Quad Cities, Anime-zing! takes place this Friday Aug 2, Saturday Aug 3 and Sunday Aug 4 at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). QC Anime-zing! is an annual three-day festival celebrating Japanese anime, and all related fandoms, communities, and arts. Anime-zing! supports the gathering of hundreds of fans coming together to celebrate their mutual interest in anime and related media by organizing autograph sessions, panels, workshops, concerts, social events, game tournaments, anime... Read More

Anime-Zing Was Fun, If Somewhat Frustrating

August 13th, 2018

After work on Friday the 13th I drove over to the River Center to pick up my badge and see some friends that were at the convention. I made a quick peek at the dealer’s room to see if what, if any, manga and anime dealers were at the convention this year. They did have a couple, so I looked through their wears and did find a couple series I was looking for. There was the complete series of Kat and Mouse, a Tokyopop original ‘manga’, in that it’s drawn in a vaguely manga style and was published by a company mostly know for publishing manga. My main interest in it was the... Read More

QC Anime-zing coming to the RiverCenter this weekend!

July 14th, 2016

It’s pretty rare to attend a convention that features programs on My Little Pony, how to write erotic fiction about cartoon characters and the etiquette of attending raves, but then again, there are few events as unique as QC Anime-zing! The seventh annual three-day festival celebrating Japanese anime and all related fandoms, communities, and arts invades the Davenport RiverCenter this weekend, kicking off on Friday with an explosion of costumed characters, sci-fi and fantasy merchandise and imaginative diversions of the mind and body. Autograph sessions, panels, workshops, concerts, social... Read More