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Press Release for Anime-Spark!

March 22, 2010

New Anime-SPARK! 2011 convention announced in Cedar Rapids

March 21, 2010 Cedar Rapids, IA QC Anime-zing!, in partnership with, is elated to announce a winter anime convention for 2011, Anime-SPARK! The convention will be held at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center in Cedar Rapids, IA from February 10-14, 2011 valentine's weekend.

Anime-SPARK! 2011 will have programming starting late Thursday evening going on into the early hours of Monday morning. The convention, being on Valentine's Weekend, will feature a formal ball Sunday evening, along with events such as's signature Otaku Speed Dating event.

Only a handful of events will reference the holiday, however, and the convention will have many other activities throughout the weekend. These events will include a rave, dozens of panels, videogaming, table top gaming, and anime screenings.

Registration for Anime-SPARK! will start at $15 through August 20, 2010. The price will then increase to $25 through January 10, 2010, and then to $35 at the door.

The organizers of QC Anime-zing! are also trying to develop a continuation of Anime-ZAP! in Peoria, IL for 2011, which has yet to be confirmed.

The convention is run by the organizers of QC Anime-zing!, which will be held June 18-20, 2010 in Bettendorf, IA. QC Anime-zing! includes guests Johnny Yong Bosch, Carrie Savage, Eyeshine, and The Man Power, along with events including panels, video gaming, and a concert.

Learn more about Anime-SPARK! at Learn more about QC Anime-zing! at Learn more about MaiOtaku at

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