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Screening on Saturday 28th September 2019

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday September 28th, 2019.

Though this may be the long weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday, we 10 billion percent hope you will attend and enjoy our little program.
Before the Dinner Break we are going to have two episodes of “Fruits Basket”, and a preview item, proving that when the apocalypse comes you can still rock on. Meaning that we will push the next installment of “Isekai Quartet” into October.

Dr Stone

This week we will have our monthly member’s prize draw, after we have our monthly survey of the various shows we have screened recently. So vote well in the survey, using an ordinal scale from 1 for most favourite, 2 for second favourite, and so on up to 20, if you have opinions on all twenty titles. Unfortunately I am not permitted to say “vote often”, merely “vote well”.

On December 14th we will have our end of year marathon screening, and your Suggestions are welcome. The JAFWA committee has already scheduled room for “Akira”, and we have received a request for the movie “Millenium Actress”, as well as the “Girls und Panzer” movie, and something “Gundam”. Any other requests/suggestions?
Be aware, we also intend to run an auction on behalf of our members. Tell us what you want us to auction of yours, preferably well in advance, so we can schedule enough time into the program, as well as inform people so that they can bring plenty of money to bid.

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is offering to do a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, in order to reduce shipping costs. The 2020 calendars are currently in their pre-order discount period, with such titles as seen here or here, with more to come as the publishing companies confirm their schedules. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm Fruits Basket Ep 3/24
5:35pm Fruits Basket Ep 4/24
6:05pm Dr Stone Ep 1 (preview)
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Astra: Lost in Space Ep 4/10
7:55pm Mob Psycho 100 Ep 4/12
8:20pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 18/25
8:50pm The Promised Neverland Ep 9/12
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Dororo Ep 15/24 (v)
9:55pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 17/24 (v)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 30/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~5:00 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Screening on Saturday 21st September 2019

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday September 21st, 2019.

This week should be the Spring Equinox, a night-time of equal length to day-time, as daylight waxes and night darkness wanes. Why not watch good anime this night, the official first day of Spring? In order to heighten the joy, your beloved committee has found two preview episodes for this week, out of the large number of anime titles that Japan produces each Season.
As per the audience preference, we are going to split up the two episodes of “Isekai Quartet”, to spread the joy.

Fire Force B.E.M.

On December 14th we will have our end of year marathon screening, and your Suggestions are welcome. The JAFWA committee has already scheduled room for “Akira”, and we have received a request for the movie “Millenium Actress”, as well as the “Girls und Panzer” movie. Any other requests/suggestions?
Be aware, we also intend to run an auction on behalf of our members. Tell us what you want us to auction of yours, preferably well in advance, so we can schedule enough time into the program, as well as inform people so that they can bring plenty of money to bid.

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is offering to do a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, in order to reduce shipping costs. The 2020 calendars are currently in their pre-order discount period, with such titles as seen here or here, with more to come as the publishing companies confirm their schedules. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm Fruits Basket Ep 2/24
5:35pm Isekai Quartet Ep 3/12
5:47pm Astra: Lost in Space Ep 3/10
6:15pm Isekai Quartet Ep 4/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 16/12
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 17/25
8:20pm Fire Force Ep 1 (preview)
8:50pm Dororo Ep 14/24 (v)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm B.E.M. Ep 1 (v) (preview)
9:55pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 16/24 (v)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 29/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~5:00 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Screening on Saturday 14th September 2019

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday September 14th, 2019.

We welcome you back to September, with 3 new regular series and a preview item. Though technically one of new series had its first episode screened just a couple of weeks ago, so rather than repeating that double-length first episode, we will continue on from episode #2 this week.

Fruits Basket Kanata no Astra Isekai Quartet Vinland Saga

Still feeling the glow from the cinematic screening of the latest film form Makoto Shinkai.

Weathering With You

On December 14th we will have our end of year marathon screening, and your Suggestions are welcome. The JAFWA committee has already scheduled room for “Akira”, and we have received a request for the movie “Millenium Actress”. Any other requests/suggestions?
Be aware, we also intend to run an auction for our members. Tell us what you want us to auction of yours, preferably well in advance, so we can schedule enough time into the program, as well as inform people so that they can bring plenty of money to bid.

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is offering to do a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, in order to reduce shipping costs. The 2020 calendars are being to be listed in dribs and drabs, as seen here or here, with more to come as the publishing companies confirm their schedules. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm Fruits Basket Ep 1/24
5:35pm Astra: Lost in Space Ep 2/10
6:00pm Isekai Quartet Ep 1&2/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Mob Psycho 100 Ep 3/12
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 15/25
8:20pm The Promised Neverland Ep 8/12
8:50pm Dororo Ep 13/24 (v)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 15/24 (v)
9:55pm Vinland Saga Ep 1 (v) (preview)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 28/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~5:00 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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No screening on Saturday 7th September 2019

No Screening on Saturday September 7th, 2019

This is our usual once a month break, to recharge our batteries, and let you dear JAFWAites enjoy/suffer through the messy organic thing called ‘Life’. Recall that the Dr Who fan club WestLodge will be holding a meeting in the Collins Street Hall this Saturday afternoon.

Vinland Saga

JAFWA returns on September 14th August, whence we shall start 3 new regular series. We are still compiling the survey tallies, so we can not tell you which new series have been chosen yet. Though towards the end of the night, we shall have a preview episode to whet your quasi-historical palate. And sometime we are going to manage to schedule a preview of the oft requested “Fire Force” and “Dr Stone”.

On December 14th we will have our end of year marathon screening, and your Suggestions are welcome. The JAFWA committee has already scheduled room for “Akira”, and we have received a request for the movie “Millenium Actress”. Any other requests/suggestions?
Be aware, we also intend to run an auction for our members. Tell us what you want us to auction of yours, preferably well in advance, so we can schedule enough time into the program, as well as inform people so that they can bring plenty of money to bid.

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is offering to do a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, in order to reduce shipping costs. The 2020 calendars are being to be listed in dribs and drabs, as seen here or here, with more to come as the publishing companies confirm their schedules. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

The expected program for Saturday September 14th is as follows:

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm new series 1 Ep 1/?
5:35pm new series 2 Ep 1/?
6:00pm new series 3 Ep 1/?
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Mob Psycho 100 Ep 3/12
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 15/25
8:20pm The Promised Neverland Ep 8/12
8:50pm Dororo Ep 13/24 (v)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 15/24 (v)
9:55pm Vinland Saga Ep 1 (v) (preview)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 28/39 (v)

The latest Japanese Summer 2019 season of anime is underway in Japan. Do any of these or these titles look like they are worth previewing at JAFWA in 2018?

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Event Afternoon and Screening on Saturday 31st August 2019

Event Afternoon before JAFWA Screening

JAFWA has the hall from about 1PM to 4:30PM, where it is make our own amusement time.

Does anybody have their own game machine and games they want their fellow JAFWAites to play? JAFWA will bring out the projector and screen if needed. I am not certain we have access to the outdoor area, but we will try to keep you off the street.
In the past people have brought along video games and the hardware to play them, and sewing machines for cosplay creating. What do you want to do? Just so long as it fun, legal, ethical, and we don’t scuff the floor of the Hall. And a personal note from the MC, he wishes you to believe that he is allergic to nerf bullets.

Screening

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday August 31st, 2019. After the Event Afternoon.

We hope you enjoyed watching the new theatrical movie “Weathering with You” by Makoto Shinkai that was out in cinemas.

Weathering With You

This week we will have our monthly member’s prize draw, after we have our monthly survey of the various shows we have screened recently. This week 3 of our regular series are ending, so we need to do this survey to help decide which 3 new regular series we will be starting in September. So vote well in the survey, using an ordinal scale from 1 for most favourite, 2 for second favourite, and so on up to 20, if you have opinions on all twenty titles. Unfortunately I can’t say “vote often”.

I have been holding it in as long as possible, but we have a movie screening this week! It is the absolutely delightful Studio Ghibli movie “Mimi o Sumaseba” (which literally translates as “If you listen carefully”), also known by its offical English title of “Whisper of the Heart”.

Mimi wo Sumaseba

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is offering to do a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, in order to reduce shipping costs. The very first 2020 calendars are starting to be listed, as seen here or here, with more to come as the publishing companies confirm their schedules. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

On December 14th we will have our end of year marathon screening, and your Suggestions are welcome. The JAFWA committee has already scheduled room for “Akira”, and we have received a request for the movie “Millenium Actress”. Any other requests/suggestions?
Be aware, we also intend to run an auction for our members. Tell us what you want us to auction of yours, preferably well in advance, so we can schedule enough time into the program, as well as inform people so that they can bring plenty of money to bid.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:10pm My Housemate is a cat Ep 12/12 (final)
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 24/24 (final)
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 12/12 (final)
6:30pm dinner break
7:00pm member survey
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Whisper of the Heart movie (woo hoo!)
9:20pm Late Break
9:25pm Dororo Ep 12/24 (v)
9:50pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 14/24 (v)
10:15pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 27/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Screening on Saturday 24th August 2019

Screening

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday August 24th, 2019.

This week is our first preview episode for August, the double-length first episode of “Kanata no Astra” (in Englisg it is known as “Astra: Lost in Space”). To fit this double-length episode, we have had to delay the next episode of “Dororo”, and show “The Promised Neverland” in its timeslot.

Kanata no Astra

With the eagerly-awaited new theatrical movie “Weathering with You” by Makoto Shinkai out in cinemas from Thursday August 22nd, JAFWA might be able to score some free passes for members. For a chance to acquire this, please like and comment upon our FaceBook event before Saturday.

Weathering With You

A quick alert – Madman has their Winter Stocktake sale on this week. Some older titles discounted, often by quite a lot. Order through JAFWA on Saturday to avoid postage costs.

A reminder that JAFWA member Dale is considering doing a bulk import order of Japanese calendars, to reduce shipping costs. The very first 2020 calendars are starting to be listed, as seen here or here. Is anyone interested in ordering Japanese calendars via Dale?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm My Housemate is a cat Ep 11/12
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 23/24
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 11/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Astra: Lost in Space Ep 1 (preview)
8:15pm Mob Psycho 100 Ep 2/12
8:40pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 14/25
9:05pm Late Break
9:15pm The Promised Neverland Ep 7/12
9:40pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 13/24 (v)
10:05pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 26/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~5:00 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Screening on Saturday 17th August 2019

Screening

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday August 17th, 2019.

After 3 Seasons, we have come to the end of the available “Overlord” anime, not counting the various chibi versions out there. Have you enjoyed this isekai series?
On the other hand, this week we start the new regular series “Mob Psycho 100”, as requested from the survey results.

Mob Psycho 100

With the eagerly-awaited new theatrical movie “Weathering with You” by Makoto Shinkai out in cinemas from Thursday August 22nd, JAFWA might be able to score some free passes for members. For a chance to acquire this, please like and comment upon our FaceBook event.

Weathering With You

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from

5:10pm My Housemate is a cat Ep 10/12
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 22/24
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 10/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Mob Psycho 100 Ep 1/12
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 13/25
8:20pm Overlord season 3 Ep 12/13 (v)
8:45pm Overlord season 3 Ep 13/13 (v) (final)
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Dororo Ep 11/24 (v)
9:45pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 12/24 (v)
10:10pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 25/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Screening on Saturday 10th August 2019

Screening

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday August 10th, 2019.

We welcome you back for August. This week’s program will show an episode of the venerable “Patlabor” anime, to commerate “Patlabor Day”, said to be August 10th.

Patlabor TV

There are so many good episodes of “Patlabor”, it has been difficult to choose which one to show tonight. For a giant mecha show, some of Patlabor’s greatest episodes have not involved the titular mechs.
To recap: Back in the late 1980’s, a group of artists calling themselves Headgear (manga artist Masami Y?ki, director Mamoru Oshii, screenwriter Kazunori It?, mecha designer Yutaka Izubuchi, and character designer Akemi Takada), took a look at the craze for mecha/giant robots, as personified by Gundam and Macross, and asked themselves how would technology like this develop. Their answer – the crowded, narrow streets of Tokyo and other cities would require heavy construction machinery to take a more humanoid profile in order to fit. And once the mecha were common, then you would have the same issues you would have with other vehicles (eg drunk driving, disgruntled employees, terrorists, etc). And hence the police would need some way to deal with miscreant mechas. Hence the concep of Patlabor would be born.
Animated in 1988/89, and set 10 years in their future, we here at JAFWA invite you to see the past as it should have developed.

And finally, this week is the 74th anniversary of the Atomic Bomb detonations upon Hiroshima and Nagasaki. May we never again resort to the nuclear option.

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5:10pm My Housemate is a cat Ep 9/12
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 21/24
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 9/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Patlabor Ep ? TBA
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 12/25
8:20pm The Promised Neverland Ep 6/12
8:45pm Overlord season 3 Ep 11/13 (v)
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Dororo Ep 10/24 (v)
9:45pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 11/24 (v)
10:10pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 24/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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No screening on Saturday 3rd August 2019

No Screening on Saturday August 3rd, 2019

This is our usual once a month break, to recharge our batteries, and let you dear JAFWAites enjoy/suffer through the messy organic thing called ‘Life’. Recall that the Dr Who fan club WestLodge will be holding a meeting in the Collins Street Hall this Saturday afternoon.

Patlabor

JAFWA returns on Saturday 10th August, where we will be commerating Patlabor Day.

The expected program for Saturday August 10th is as follows:

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5:10pm My Housemate is a cat Ep 9/12
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 21/24
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 9/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Patlabor Ep ? TBA
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 12/25
8:20pm The Promised Neverland Ep 6/12
8:50pm Overlord season 3 Ep 11/13 (v)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Dororo Ep 10/24 (v)
9:55pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 11/24 (v)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 24/39 (v)

The latest Japanese Summer 2019 season of anime is underway in Japan. Do any of these or these titles look like they are worth previewing at JAFWA in 2018?

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Screening on Saturday 27th July 2019

Screening

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday July 27th, 2019.

Thank you for all attending the AGM, and sticking around for the non-election during the Dinner Break. We needed more people to nominate.
We are still so saddened by the arson attack on the Kyoto Animation studio last week. This is the sort of thing that causes us to change the JAFWA program at the last moment, so I hope nobody minded us replacing the early evening preview slot with “Baja no Studio”.

Baja no Studio / Kyoto Animation arson Go Fund me

This will also be our end of month screening, which means we will have a monthly survey to see what has been approved by our dear JAFWAites, along with our monthly Member’s Prize draw.

SBS World Movies continues it Ghibli marathon over each weekend in July, though it is dubbed into English.

What is your favourite episode of “Mobile Police Patlabor”? Saturday August 10th has been declared Patlabor Day, so we should commemerate. But we only have room in the JAFWA program for a single episode. Which one shall it be?

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5:10pm My Roommate is a cat Ep 8/12
5:35pm That Time I was Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 20/24
6:00pm One Punch Man season 2 Ep 8/12 (v)
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Sword Art Online: Alicization Ep 24/24 (final for now)
7:55pm Rising of the Shield Hero Ep 11/25
8:20pm The Promised Neverland Ep 5/12
8:50pm Overlord season 3 Ep 10/13 (v)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Dororo Ep 9/24 (v)
9:55pm Attack on Titan season 3 Ep 10/24 (v)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 23/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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