Below is the program for February 15th, 2014.
A reminder that St Valentine’s Day is coming up, and that in Japan it is the tradition that woman give men chocolate, either to those they are romantic towards (honmei), or giri (obligation) chocolate to respected/senior males of their social circle.
All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.
|5:15pm||Kiniro Mosaic (Golden Mosaic)||Ep 4/12|
|5:40pm||Fairy Tail||Ep 104/180|
|6:05pm||Problem Children from another World||Ep 5/10|
|7:15pm||door prize drawing, and announcements|
|7:30pm||Preview – Witch Craft Works||Ep 1|
|7:55pm||Log Horizon||Ep 4/25|
|8:20pm||Galilei Donna||Ep 4/11|
|8:45pm||Samurai Flamenco||Ep 4/22|
|9:20pm||Jormungand: Perfect Order||Ep 5/12||(some violence)|
|9:45pm||Kyoukai no Kanata||Ep 3/12||(some violence)|
|10:10pm||Kill la Kill||Ep 3/24||(cartoon violence)|
Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM
Program Finishes:~11:00 PM
Dates of Interest
Kiniro Mosaic (Golden Mosaic)
Shinobu Omiya once stayed in England, where she met and befriended Alice Cartelet. Years later when Shinobu is in high school, Alice comes to Japan as an exchange student and the two renew their friendship.
Tonight’s Episode: “Rainy With a Chance of Aya“
Alice’s friend Karen has now transferred to Shinobu’s school, although she is not in the same class as Alice and Shinobu. After some encouragement Karen has managed to make friends in her class, and her accented Japanese is becoming a fad. Much to Alice’s annoyance. But Alice has bigger problems, she learned only this morning it’s Shino’s birthday and she has no present. She’s also learning that Shino is a little sensitive about birthdays, since both friends and family talk about her having an ‘old soul’.
Magic and mayhem in the nation of Fiore. The members of the infamous mage’s guild Fairy Tail spend their days sorting out problems for the residents of Magnolia and battling the odd apocalyptic demon or dark guild. Of course they don’t let little things like that get in the way of having fun.
Tonight’s Episode: “Lost Magic“
The Seven Kin of Purgatory have dispersed about the island along with the rank and file of Grimoire Heart. Mest has been revealed as a plant by the Council of Mages rather than a dark mage. And Makarov has learned, to his own horror, that the master of Grimoire Heart is the old master of Fairy Tail, Purehito. The same man that passed leadership of the guild down to him years before.
Mondaijitachi ga Isekai Kara Kura Sou Desu Yo (Problem Children are Coming from Another World Aren’t They?)
Welcome to the world of Little Garden. A place full of magical beasts, mythical figures, and powerful inhabitants. Fame and fortune await the bold, for anything can be had if you are willing to gamble your power, or even your freedom, for it.
Tonight’s Episode: “The Oath That Seems to be Beyond the Stars?”
Jin, Black Rabbit and the ‘Problem Children’ have arrived at the Perseus community headquarters to free the now petrified Leticia. The rules of the Game state they must find and challenge Luios, the community leader, without being seen themselves. There are many strong members of Perseus inside waiting for them, some of them gifted with invisibility. On top of that Izayoi correctly guesses Luios has commandeered the powers of the demon lord his predecessor enslaved. With an explosive entrance to stir up the defenders each of the No Names takes up their role in Izayoi’s plan.
Preview – Witch Craft Works
Takamiya Honoka’s life used to be completely normal. That is until the day he was attacked by a Witch of the Tower and learned that Kagari Ayaka, the most popular girl in school, is secretly his personal bodyguard and a witch herself. Now Takamiya must contend with a growing procession of eccentric magic users out to either kidnap or kill him, all whilst trying to figure out why anyone is interested in him in the first place.
Tonight’s Episode: “Takamiya and the Fire Witch”
Takamiya Honoka’s daily routine would be completely unremarkable were it not for the fact that he catches the same bus to school, and sits right next to, his school’s most popular girl, Kagari Ayaka. Although they have never exchanged a single word Takamiya has repeatedly felt the … impact of his proximity to the school’s “Princess”. But jealous fans are not Takamiya’s only concern. Someone has come to the school looking for him, and as he heads back to class with armfuls of printouts a shadow draws nearer …
Elder Tale is an MMO with over twenty million players world wide. When a new expansion is added to the game, Shiro and his friends find themselvers amongst the several hundred thousand players across the world that are now literally trapped inside the game.
Tonight’s Episode: “Return to Akihabara”
With Shiro’s help Serara has escaped Susukino and the guild Brigandia has been defeated, their leader Demikas making an unplanned visit to the Cathedral. With no one from Brigandia having flying mounts, they are safe from pursuit now that they have cross the Lyport Channel and can rest for the night. Serara and Nyanta, busy collecting firewood, come across a wild deer and the Chief declares that this is now his time to shine. As Shiro and the others finish setting up their camp and prepare for the unpleasant task of forcing down tasteless food, Naotsugu notices a new smell …
Hozuki, Kazuki and Hazuki Ferrari have endured many lectures from their mother about how they must live up to the legacy of their illustrious ancestor Galileo Galilei. But when shadowy groups start attacking them to get to “Galileo’s Inheritance” they discover their ancestry may be more important than they ever suspected.
Tonight’s Episode: “Snow Gift“
Having escaped from Messier with the unexpected aid of the same Sky Pirates that first attacked them, the Ferrari sisters now focus on finding the next Galileo sketch, which it turns out is in Germany. When they arrive, however, they find the location deciphered from their sketch has been recently redevelooped. Kazuki, still pining for the life she left behind, refuses to to help but Anna encourages Hazuki and Hozuki to search anyway. As Hozuki thinks back to the attack by Roberto and Kazuki’s desire to just hand over the sketches, she is caught unawares by a scruffy stranger …
Hazama Masayoshi; male model by day, superhero by night. Or at least, that is the plan. With no super powers, no high tech gadgets, and no real training, enthusiasm is the only thing Hazama has to help him battle the drunk office workers and truant teenagers of Tokyo. Police officer Hidenori Goto becomes an unwilling accomplice to the exploits of ‘Samurai Flamenco’ and along the way they both learn what it truly means to be a hero of justice.
Tonight’s Episode: “Idol Devastation“
Kaname Jouji has ceased impersonating Samurai Flamenco, and now the former Red Axe star is helping Hazama train so that he can actually handle himself in a fight. Even Goto is impressed with his progress, however he is less impressed with Hazama’s plans to patrol the city of Numasaki. He could get into real trouble there. Meanwhile MMM, the idol group Hazama got his first TV appearance with, are trying to put together a new album and their main composer, Mari, is not answering her phone …
Jormungand: Perfect Order
Child soldier Jonah continues his job as bodyguard to the eccentric arms dealer Koko Hekmatyar in this second season. Allies are threatened and enemies start to pile on as her plans for the mysterious “Jormungand” begin to take shape.
Tonight’s Episode: “Castle of Lies: Phase 1“
Kasper, having shown Jonah his three childhood friends safe and secure and living normal lives in Japan, calls on Koko and her squad for assistance in tracking down the group currently interfering with his business in South East Asia. Heblieves it is the Special Research Squad, a Japanese government black-ops unit and Tojo’s former employer. Koko however is not pleased. She guesses, correctly, that Kasper has already provoked the SR Squad and tells him to clean up his own mess. Kasper however won’t take no for an answer.
Kyoukai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary)
Akihito Kanbara is the half-human son of a dreamshade. Although never completely normal his life becomes a little more exciting when he meets Mirai Kuriyama, the last surviving member of a cursed clan of dreamshade hunters, and Akihito takes it upon himself to help her integrate with the other spirit warriors of their town and boost her confidence.
Tonight’s Episode: “Moonlight Purple“
In spite of his help in slaying the dreamshade that haunted her apartment and introducing her to the other hunters of the area, Kuriyama still tries to push Akihito away. She cannot live the way he and the others do because she has taken a human life. Akihito and the others however continue to offer help and support in spite of Kuriyama’s half-hearted refusals. But there is another reason for staying in touch with the new hunter. The Hollow Shadow, an un-killable dreamshade, is approaching the town and everyone needs to be warned to stay away from it.
Kill la Kill
Ryuko Matoi is a girl on a mission; to find the person responsible for her father’s death. Her search has led her to Honnouji Academy, a brutal, totalitarian school where the student council, led by Satsuki Kiryuin and empowered by their Ultima Uniforms, rule over everyone else. Ryuko quickly finds herself at odds with Satsuki’s dictatorship and must challenge the power of the student council in order to find her father’s killer. Aid comes to Ryuko both from unexpected allies within the school … and a set of skimpy talking clothes.
Tonight’s Episode: “Purity“
When Satsuki was just a little girl, her father showed her the stunning white uniform that would be her wedding dress, and it captivated her. Its name was Junketsu (“Purity”). Reflecting on her childish ignorance only further infuriates Satsuki that Ryuko has managed to don a godrobe before her. Ryuko, meanwhile, is trying to pin down her sneaky, exhibitionist homeroom teacher Aikuro. He made a promise to reveal what he knew about her uniform, Senketsu, and her father’s murderer.