An Anime Con with a Museum twist! Saturday, Oct. 5 • 11 a.m. to Midnight

Cosplay, Compete & Meet Special Guests!

Win prizes during the Masquerade and Gaming Tourney!

One Action-Packed Day!

Artists, Panels, Vendors and MORE! We're accepting applications!

Rare Japanese Artifacts on Display

Experience the Putnam’s Asian Collection from the vault!

Be a part of a museum-wide Anime Convention — AniMuseum on Oct. 5!

One Day Only! Presented by the Putnam Museum and Science Center, Video Games Etc., Paradigm and WHAT'S THAT FUNK.

Experience this first-ever action-packed convention of anime and Japanese culture Oct. 5 at the Putnam. Take part in meet-and-greets with VIP voice talent, compete in cosplay and gaming tournaments, and see an exclusive collection of Japanese art, artifacts and more from the Putnam’s vault. Learn more


Event Info
Saturday, Oct. 5
Convention: 11 a.m. to Midnight
Vendor Floor: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Panels: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Masquerade: 7 p.m.
Rave: 9 p.m. to Midnight

Located at the Putnam Museum & Science Center
1717 W 12th Street Davenport, IA


Con Highlights

  • See fan-favorite movies on the GIANT Screen

    Experience Yu-Gi-Oh!, Batman Ninja and Metropolis in the GIANT Screen Theater!
  • Special Guest Tiffany Grant

    Best known as Asuka from EVANGELION, Tiffany’s 25 years in anime includes 1700+ voice credits like INFINITE STRATOS, SCHOOL-LIVE, AZUMANGA... LEARN MORE
  • Special Guest Spike Spencer

    Charles Forrest “Spike" Spencer is an American voice actor and columnist best known for dubbing Japanese anime films. He is known for... LEARN MORE
  • The Putnam’s Asian Collection

    Rare and dazzling weapons, armor, clothing and artwork from the Putnam's vault on display for a limited time! LEARN MORE

Thank you to our event sponsors!

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With special support from AniMuseum Community Committee Members.
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