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Screening on Saturday 24th February 2018


Below is the program for the evening of Saturday February 24th, 2018.

As the end of the month screening, we are going to do an audience survey during the Dinner Break to determine what our dear JAFWAites enjoy on our program. To expand the selection on the survey, so we hope you will appreciate the preview episode from the new series of “Card Captor Sakura” before the Dinner Break (and try not to miss “Restaurant to Another World” too much).

Card Captor Sakura Clear Card

This week will also have the first draw in our modified Member’s Prize system. Every time one of our signed up members has attended a JAFWA screening in February has entitled them to one entry in this week’s draw. We have some large prizes pooled up, so large in fact that we are having difficulty uploading the pictures of the prizes. Do you want to be our inaugural winner?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Sakura Quest Ep 5/12
5:40pm Knight’s & Magic Ep 5/13
6:05pm Card Captor Sakura – Clear Card hen Ep 1 (preview)
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Macross Ep 16/36 (retro)
7:55pm Made in Abyss Ep 12/13
8:20pm Lupin III Ep 18/26
8:45pm The Ancient Magus Bride Ep 5/24
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm KonoSuba II Ep 4/10 (n)
9:45pm The Saga of Tanya the Evil Ep 5/12 (v)
10:10pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Ep 5/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest


Sakura Quest

Yoshino Koharu is a young girl trying to look for a job in Tokyo, but is only met with a series of rejections. However, she has a seemingly lucky break when she receives a job offer to work with the tourism board of the economically struggling Manoyama village as their “Queen”. With no other choice, Yoshino accepts the offer and travels to Manoyama only to find out that she was hired based on a case of mistaken identity and that her contract term is for one year instead of the one day, as she had initially thought. With nowhere else to go, Yoshino reluctantly becomes Queen of Manoyama.

This evening’s Episode:The Budding Yggdrasil

The traditional wood-carvers of Manoyama are rejecting the promotional efforts of Yoshino and her friends, due to their lack of understanding of the wood-carvers art. So begins a rigorous study program to find out all they can about wood carving. Upon discovering that the Manoyama wood carvers had continually changed their products as the times changed, Yoshino gets the idea to build a massive palace out of wood sculptures as a tourist attraction called the “Sakura Pond Familia”.

Knight’s and Magic

A world where medieval knights use giant robots called Silhouette Knights to fight against demon beasts, magical ravenous animals that devour everything on sight. Tsubasa Kurata is a mecha otaku from Japan who gets killed in a car accident. Tsubasa is reincarnated in this new parallel world as Ernesti “Eru” Echevallia, a boy born into a noble family. Tsubasa’s previous otaku memories inspire Ernesti into creating his own Silhouette Knight in order to defend his kingdom.

This evening’s Episode:Hide & Seek

Edgar and Dietrich accompany Batson, David, Kid and Addy in their Silhouette Knights to Fort Casadesus, in an attempt to get Marquis Dixgard to relinquish Eru. Meanwhile, Lady Kerhilt and the Bronze Fang Knights managed to sneak into Fort Casadesus and hijack the Fort’s Silhouette Knights including the three Telestales.

preview item – CardCaptor Sakura: Clear Card

Sakura and Syaoran are starting junior high school. With the Final Judgment passed, Sakura thinks school life will be quiet, but then all her cards suddenly turn blank. The mysterious new power she discovers will change how she thinks about her powers.

This evening’s Episode:Sakura and the Clear Cards

It’s the first day for Sakura and her friends at Tomoeda Junior High School. On her way back home, she is surprised by Syaoran, who reveals that he had just moved to Tomoeda permanently, much to her surprise and joy. Later that night, Sakura has a dream where she is surrounded by blank, transparent cards and a mysterious cloaked figure appears before her. Once she wakes up, Sakura discovers that all the Sakura cards have turned blank like what she saw in the dream.

Retro – Ch?jik? Y?sai Makurosu (Super Dimension Fortress Macross)

In 1999 a city-sized alien spacecraft crashes in South Ataria Island on Earth. Over the course of 10 years the military organization U.N. Spacy reverse-engineers its technology and rebuilds the spacecraft, naming it the SDF-1 Macross. In 2009 at the launch ceremony of the Macross, a space war fleet from the alien Zentraedi arrives in the solar system and identifies the Macross as a former battleship used by their enemies. Mistakes happen. Thus begins the war between Human and Zentraedi, led by the brave crew of the Macross.

This evening’s Episode:Kung Fu Dandy

The crew of the Macross are informed to not let anyone, including civilians, leave the ship, so as to keep the truth of the Zentraedi’s existence from causing widespread panic. The civilians within the Macross become increasingly unruly and violent toward the military personnel and crew members. Meanwhile, the Zentraedi Quamzin returns.

Made in Abyss

An orphan girl named Riko who lives in the town of ?su on an island in the sea of Beoluska. The city surrounds a strange, giant hole going deep into the earth, which is commonly called the Abyss. The Abyss harbours artefacts and remnants of a civilisation long gone, and is therefore the popular hunting spot for so-called Cave Raiders, who undertake arduous and dangerous descends into the mist-filled pit to recover whatever relics they can find. However, the deeper one goes into the Abyss, the more one is afflicted by a progressively fatal malady called the Curse of the Abyss; few who have descended into the lower regions have returned to tell of their experiences.

Tonight’s Episode:Nanachi

Riko is poisoned and dying, and Reg has no choice but to trust the mysterious Nanachi. What is a ‘Hollow’, and is Reg recovering some of his lost memories?

Lupin the Third – Part 4

The internationally infamous Arsène Lupin, master thief and unrepentant womaniser, continues to seek out ever more challenging heists to pull off. With him goes an eccentric band of misfits; Jigen the scruffy sharpshooter, Fujiko the femme fatal of dubious loyalty, and Goemon the stoic swordsman. And close on their heels no matter where Lupin and his gang end up, the unrelenting Inspector Zenigata. Determined to put Lupin and his cohorts in prison for the seemingly endless list burglaries and thefts they have already pulled off.

Tonight’s Episode:The First Supper

Strange paintings representing Lupin, his team and many other persons involved in the The Dream of Italy affair begin to appear all around Italy. In search for answers, Lupin and all the others represented people (Jigen, Goemon, Fujiko, Rebecca, Robson, Zenigata, Nyx and Gibbons, the high chief of the MI6’s italian division) meet in Santa Maria delle Grazie, where someone has prepared for them some sort of revisiting of Leonardo da Vinci’s L’Ultima Cena.

Maho Tsukai no Yome (The Ancient Magus Bride)

Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money … not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias Ainsworth. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.

Tonight’s Episode:Love conquers all

Confronted by the news that being a Sleigh Beggie means that seh will die, Chise learns more from the woman holding her hostage. Still, the unquiet spirit on the island needs to be cleansed, and the kingdom of cats is yet to be protected. The work of the magus Elias Ainsworth and his apprentice/ potential bride is never done.

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (God’s Blessing on this Beautiful World) series 2

Kazuma Satou wasn’t looking for anything beyond his simple high school shut-in existence. But one untimely death later and he finds himself before the goddess Aqua with the chance to be deposited in a fantasy kingdom that is in need of heroes to defeat a demon lord. Things don’t look good from the moment he arrives and so Kazuma decides to ditch the whole “save the world” thing and just try to become rich and live comfortably. Unfortunately, the various eccentric companions he is saddled with aren’t really helping with that goal.

Tonight’s Episode:A Betrothed for This Noble Daughter!

Darkness suddenly returns, asking for the others’ help in getting out of an arranged marriage with the Alderp’s son, Walther. Secretly eager to get Darkness out of his party, Kazuma suggests that she attend the marriage meeting under the pretense of ruining it, while secretly trying to prevent her from doing so in order to earn a reward from her father.

Youjo Senki (The Saga of Tanya the Evil)

In an alternate universe similar to 1910’s Europe, in an empire torn apart by countless wars with all nearby countries. An arrogant Japanese is reborn as Second Lieutenant Tanya Degurechaff of the Imperial Army, a 9-year-old soldier girl. In search for an escape, Tanya decides to enter into the Empire’s Mages Division and fight in World War I, hoping to reach a high enough rank as fast as possible to remain far from the battlefield and in this way avoid the risk of being killed. Even if she’s now forced to speak with a young girl’s lisp, Tanya soon turns into a ruthless soldier who prioritises efficiency and her own career over anything else, even the lives of those beneath her.

Tonight’s Episode:My First Battalion

Tanya holds a test to decide on whether or not the mages who have sent in applications are worthy, but most fail, and the higher-ups state her standards are too high. She declares that she will re-educate the troops in just a month, and is granted free rein on how to go about it. She holds a grueling program, hoping that they fail so she can avoid going back to the front lines.

Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken – Diamond is Unbreakable (Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure – Diamond is Unbreakable)

It’s the year 1999, 11 years after Jotaro Kujo’s desperate fight against Dio in Egypt. Jotaro meets with Josuke Higashikata, the illegitimate son of his grandfather Joseph Joestar. He discovers that Josuke also has the same “Stand” power and that a new threat is surfacing in Morioh City.

Tonight’s Episode:The Nijimura Brothers, Part 3

Having defeated Keicho Nijimura and his stand Bad Company, Josuke and Koichi searching for the bow and arrow discover a mutated creature in the attic. Keicho reveals that his father, who had been implanted with a flesh bud received from Dio, was mutated into a monster that cannot be killed by conventional means. The Nijimura brothers had been creating new Stand users in the hopes of finding an ability that can kill their father.

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