QC Anime-zing will be Friday-Sunday at The Lodge Hotel in Bettendorf.
Convention events will include anime screenings, videogames, board gaming, discussion panels, autograph signings, cosplay competition, a concert and a dance. Attendees also will be able to buy anime merchandise.
Organizers expect an estimated 500-1,000 fans, with roughly one-third of these in costume.
Expected to attend are anime voice actors Johnny Young Bosch and Carrie Savage. Bands scheduled to perform are Eyeshine and The Man Power.
Information, including admission and schedule of events, can be found online at www.qcanimezing.com.