Posts Tagged ‘cosplay’

Anime Fest at the Figge tomorrow!

October 11, 2013


Don’t forget, the annual Anime Fest at the Figge is TOMORROW!

Join us at 225 W. 2nd Street in Davenport from 12:00-3:00 on Saturday October 12th.

 $5 admission will get you entry to the event, where we’ll have noodles, candy sushi, crafts, lessons in calligraphy and Japanese, movies, cosplay, and more!

3rd Annual Teen Anime Day TOMORROW

October 22, 2010

Need some cosplay ideas for tomorrow’s super awesome 3rd Annual Teen Anime Day at the Figge Museum? Check out one of last year’s entries in the Youtube contest called “Anime Surfing”:

I just really hope someone dresses up as Holo from Spice & Wolf because she is sooo adorable…send us pictures!

More Anime Fest Pics

October 22, 2009

Here are some more fun pics from Anime Fest.  Enjoy!

cool cats cool ears

Look at the ears on these cool cats.  Nice creations.

candy sushi station

Hanging out at the candy sushi station.  Mmm…sugar.


Cosplaying and candy sushi make a lovely combo.  Always.


Cosplayers striking a pose before the final voting.  Yah!

And if you have any comments on this year’s Teen Anime Fest be sure to let us know.  Don’t be shy!  Let us know what you liked as well as what you didn’t like.  We plan to make next year’s event even better and we can’t do it without your fresh ideas and valuable input.


Anime Fest Winners

October 21, 2009

Sunday’s 2nd Annual Anime Fest at the Figge was a great time.  The place was packed with teens from all over the area.  Enjoy these pics of the winning artwork and characters from the cosplay fashion show.

3rd place winner

3rd place:  Setsuka by Sari Moore.

2nd place winner

2nd place:  We Are United by Clayton Summers

1st place winner

1st place:  Twin Mimi by Victoria Meyer

3rd place winner

3rd place winner–cosplay fashion show

2nd place winner

2nd place winner–cosplay fashion show

1st place winner

1st place winner–cosplay fashion show

The winning artwork was selected by the teen librarians and Figge representatives.  The cosplay fashion show was judged by the teen audience.  All winners received gift cards to Hobby Lobby.  Congrats to all the participants!


Teen Anime Fest Is Tomorrow at the Figge!

October 17, 2009

who doesn't heart anime?The 2nd Annual Teen Anime Fest will be held at the Figge from 12-4 this Sunday…WHICH IS TOMORROW!! There will be a $5 museum admission fee at the door. All ages are welcome. The Figge Art Museum is located at 225 W. 2nd St. in downtown Davenport. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind teen event!

yum candy sushi yumThis year’s features:
A cosplay mask creation station
A cosplay cat ear and tail creation station
Candy sushi making and refreshments
Sales booth of your favorite manga & anime supplied by Borders
A martial arts demonstration by the John Morrow Academy of Martial Arts

Anime Music Video Contest
Cosplay contest
Art contest

Hope you can make it!


2nd Annual Teen Anime Fest!

September 1, 2009

Anime Fest 2009 

Sunday, October 18th    12-4 p.m. 

@ the Figge Art Museum

Figge Art Museum

Quad-Cities Libraries and the Figge Art Museum are organizing the second annual Teen Anime Fest and Manga Art Show!

Libraries Together


  • An area for swapping manga & anime.
  • A cosplay mask creation station
  • A cosplay cat ear and tail creation station
  • Japanese tea served by Mojo’s
  • Candy sushi making
  • Sales booth of your favorite manga & anime supplied by Borders


  • Viewing of episodes of our favorite anime
  • A martial arts demonstration by the John Morrow–Academy of Martial Arts


  • Anime Music Video Contest (Max entries is 2 & please bring the URL’s of your videos. Please keep them PG-13)
  • Cosplay contest (feel free to wear your costume to the event)
  • Art contest

Look for all the Manga Art Contest details/entry forms in tomorrow’s post. 


Regular Teen Programs Start Up Tuesday!

August 31, 2009

September is just around the corner and that means our regular teen programs will be starting back up again.  Yay!  The line up for this year is as follows:

1st Tuesday of the month–Anime Club

2nd Tuesday of the month–TVC (Teen Volunteer Council & Gaming)

3rd Tuesday of the month–Ultimate Card Gaming (Magic/YuGiOh/…)

4th Tuesday of the month–Teen Tech Lab

EVERY Wednesday–Get Your Game On (free play video gaming) 

Anime Club starts this Tuesday, September 1st, at the Fairmount St. library from 5:30-7:30.  Don’t miss the first meeting and your chance to help plan the club’s activities for the season.  Do we need a logo?  Will you draw it?  Should we have officers?  Or just go with the flow?  How about another chopsticks/M&Ms race and ramen noodle eating contest?  (yes please)


Plus, we have big announcements concerning this year’s Anime Fest which will be held at the Figge Art Museum in October.  Art contest anyone?  Do we have cosplayers in the house?  Stay tuned to tomorrow’s post for all the juicy deets.