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.
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Information, including admission and schedule of events, can be found online at www.qcanimezing.com.