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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 21st September, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 21st September 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Nodame Cantabile: Finale Ep 1/11 (series return)
5:40pm Fairy Tail Ep 93/175
6:05pm Space Brothers Ep 20/64
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Servant x Service Ep 1 (preview)
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama Ep 6/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 7/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 19/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 21/25 (violence)
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 13/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 14/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 3rd to 16th October – Reel Anime at Luna cinemas Leerville.
  • 5th October – UWAnime’s annual Quiz Night.
  • 23rd to 27th October – Japanese Film Festival.

Synopsis

Nodame Cantabile: Finale

Nodame, Chiaki and their friends continue their careers in the world of music; Chiaki striving for greatness as a conductor, and Nodame striving to equal his talent so as not to be left behind. Chiaki is now a professional conductor, and Nodame is attending an elite musical school in France. For Chiaki his professional life has begun, for Nodame the moment of truth is fast approaching.

Tonight’s Episode:Lesson 1

Nodame and several other students in her apartment are practicing on the piano. Nodame however comes to a sudden stop when she realizes she is going to be late for Chiaki’s next performance. The next day, Chiaki calls Nina. She has read of the success of his concert in the paper and congratulates him warmly. She also offers piano lessons. Nodame, meanwhile, is recounting the success of the concert to her piano teacher. But when he goes to start the lesson she first asks that they make preparations for her to enter a competition at some point.

Fairy Tail

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:I’m Standing Here

The duel between the two Erza’s has ended, neither has the strength to continue, and the Edolas Fairy Tail guild has joined the battle on the side of their Earthland counterparts. But King Faust still stands, encased within the massive Droma Anim, and is winning his battle against Natsu, Gajeel and Wendy. He demands that all the Earthland mages submit and have their power drained for the glory of his kingdom, boasting that as long as he has Droma Anim his army will never be defeated.

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Mutta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise but Mutta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into Japan’s astronaut training program.

NOTE: decision time – should we continue screening “Space Brothers”for the full 64 episodes, or take a break at the end of the current story arc.

Tonight’s Episode:The Worst Possible Punishment

Inside team A’s sealed container Serika is making an entry in her diary, today is their last day inside. She reflects on what life has been like over the course of the third exam, and ends with a request for her father to cheer her on. Yasuda is also writing in a notebook, but his is not a diary. He has been recording performance scores for everyone and he is not thrilled with the results. He closes the book and instead turns his attention to a printout of an email and reply he wrote to Professor Baba Hiroto, someone that inspired him to try and become an astronaut.

Preview – Servant X Service

Welcome to the world of the government employee. Join Miyoshi, Hasebe and Yamagami as they begin their careers working as civil servants, and discover what life is like dealing with both the people who come to the government for assistance, and their co-workers who are supposed to provide that assistance.

Tonight’s Episode:Be Careful About How You Refer to Someone and Why

New Welfare Administrative Section recruit … Ms Yamagami, is introducing herself to her co-workers. Alongside her are Hasebe Yutaka starting in the First Section of the Welfare Department and Miyoshi Saya who will be in the Second Section. Their supervisor is Ichimiya Taishi, who was himself a new recruit not all that long ago. Their first day on the job starts with a quick tour and Q&A, then … Ms Yamagami, is off to her department to meet the person who will be showing her the ropes, Chihaya Megumi.

Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:The Dark Lord Climbs the Stairs to School

Mao and Ashiya have gone out to celebrate Mao’s new promotion at MgRonalds. Lucifer, having been soundly beaten for trying to kill then, is now living with them and using the name Urushihara. But Ashiya would like to see him punished further. Urushihara has discovered the internet, and with it endless ways to of wasting their meagre income. Meanwhile, in Ente Isla, Church High Officials are receiving a report on Mao and his activities in Japan. It seems Archbishop Orba lied to everyone about the fate of Satan and The Hero Emi, and now they must decide what to do about it.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:A Soldier’s Duty

In the midst of his first salvage operation, Ledo has encountered Hideauze on Earth. Bellows orders him not to attack, but Ledo knows only one response to the enemy of the Galactic Human Alliance. In spite of the interference being underwater has on his weapon systems he utterly annihilates his enemy. The reaction back on Gargantia is bad. Although merely superstition whalesquids are considered sacred, and killing one is believed to bring down a curse. While the bulk of Gargantia’s populace are either shocked or scared, Pinion seems almost pleased …

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:The Lugru Corridor

In the Lugru Corridor, neutral territory within Alfheim Online, Leafa and Kirito are making their way towards the World Tree, with Kirito learning more about the powers available to him as a Spriggan. As they walk and talk, Leafa gets a message from another player warning her to be careful, then Yui informs Kirito of a large group of approaching players. Although initially trying to hide from them Leafa is forced to destroy a tracker, revealing them to their pursuers and leaving no option but to run for the nearest town.

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Fires of the Apocalypse

Saki has made it back to the village, which is now a wreck. Niimi has instructed her to head for the temple of purity. At that moment Kaburagi appears to calm the survivors, yet as he descends the ground beneath him and the other assembled humans explodes. When the smoke clears Kaburagi is unharmed, although he berates himself for not being able to save everyone else present and once again pledges to wipe out the entire queerat race. Yet just as Kaburagi seems set to turn the tide of the battle, the Fiend appears …

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people, that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:Primitive Desire: The Battle of Trost – Part 9

The plan to reclaim Trost is in disarray. Eren’s Titan form lies insensate, and his guard are doing their best to prevent other Titans from devouring it before they can recover Eren. Jean has become separated from his squad and is on the run from a Titan after his 3D Maneuver Gear malfunctioned. Armin however has reached the unresponsive Eren and stabbed through the Titan shell into his human arm, in order to awaken Eren. From inside the dreamlike fantasy Eren is experiencing, Armin’s words reach him …

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Sweet Poisob

At a streetside pharmacy, a man in a strange helmet enters the building and proceeds through into the staff area and gives the nearest staff member a list of medicines he wants. When he’s told they cannot distribute psychotropic substances he takes out a pair of scissors and murders the staff member. His female collegue cries out for help, but no-one hears them in the sound-proofed room. Even the security system does nothing to stop the attacks. The Bureau are called in but Akane is having doubts, the last time she held a Dominator it did nothing to save her friend’s life.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 14th September, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 14th September 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 21/22
5:40pm Hyouka Ep 22/22 (final)
6:05pm Fairy Tail Ep 92/175
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Space Brothers Ep 19/64
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama Ep 5/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 6/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 18/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 20/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 12/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 13/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts.
  • 5th October – UWAnime’s annual Quiz Night.

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episodes:The Homemade Chocolates Case” & “Chicks on a Detour

After a bad Valentine’s Day incident in their last year in middle school Mayaka is determined that this year Satoshi will accept her chocolates, whether he likes it or not. His “homemade only” excuse won’t cut it this time as she is starting from raw cocoa beans. Chitanda offers to show her to a store that sells ingredients for making confectionary. Hotaro meanwhile is sworn to secrecy. On the way home he bumps into Satoshi at the local arcade, a place Hotaro hasn’t been since middle school, and after a quick game he notices that Satoshi has changed since then.

Fairy Tail

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:Those Who Are Alive

Although the two Erza’s have again peeled off from the main battle to duel each other, the rest of Earthland Fairy Tail has been grounded and most of the Exceed have been converted to Lacrima by the power-hungry Edolas army. Now Grey, Lucy and the others are surrounded. But the army’s attacks are focused solely on Happy and Carla, it seems they are the only Exceed left. Meanwhile, news of the Kings plans have reached the Edolas Fairy Tail guild, and Lucy is trying to convince the rest of the guild to join the fight.

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Mutta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise but Mutta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into Japan’s astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:The Day Before Goodbye

There are just two more days inside the sealed chambers, two more days in which Mutta has to embarrass himself by making sudden loud noises in front of the rest of his team, but for the most part things have calmed down and everyone is less stressed. Kenji and the rest of team B are enjoying a pleasant moment flipping through Teshima’s artwork, which depicts theoretical life forms on other planets. The possibilities that a different planet represents have always interested Teshima.

Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:The Dark Lord and the Hero Save Sasazuka

The shadowy attacker has finally revealed himself in a most spectacular fashion. It is Lucifer, fallen angel and one of Mao’s four generals, whom Emilia personally dueled and supposedly killed back in Ente Isla. As Emilia’s allies from Ente Isla rush through their own Gate to join her, Lucifer’s plans are revealed. He has teamed up with Archbishop Orba Meier, one of Emilia’s former allies, and in exchange for reinstatement in heaven will help him kill both Mao and Emilia.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:Carnival

Ledo is counting his earnings, and the amount he has been given seems too much. Oxygen does not need to be rationed on a planet, so apart from food what else could there be to buy? Luckily Amy has arrived to fill him in, there is a carnival coming up. They’ve found a good spot for fishing, which means lots of fish to catch and a celebration afterwards. The lightbugs, the ancient nanomachines that provide power for the ships, occasionally gather into a vast circle, entrapping schools of fish. Ledo decides to try out as a fisherman, this time working without Chamber..

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:To the World Tree

Suguha lies on her bed reminiscing about her entrance into the world of VR games. At first they were just the thing that had taken her brother away, but then she became curious about these worlds that had so enthralled Kazuto. The next day at school she is confronted by Nagata, a schoolmate who is also a fellow VR gamer. He wanted to pass on an invite to join their regular group in Alfheim Online, but Suguha has other plans.

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Drenched in Cold Sunlight

Saki and Satoru have managed to escape the hospital via the canal. But another boat is following them, and Satoru is certain it’s the Fiend. Saki’s mind is reeling, the uncertainty of how things got this bad, combined with the realization that she left the others at the hospital to die is shaking her resolve. Satoru calms her down, and together they concieve of a plan to get out of their boat and leave the canal without being seen by their pursuer.

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people, that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:Wound: The Battle of Trost – Part 8

The plan to recapture Trost has commenced, and Eren, Mikasa and Commander Pixis’ personal elites have reached the massive boulder Eren must carry to the broken gate. However things have gone awry almost immediately. Eren’s titan form has gone beserk, throwing punches at Mikasa. The rest of the army has led the Titans already in Trost away from the gate, to minimise opposition to Eren and his guards. But despite their best efforts they have still suffered significant casualties. Commander Pixis holds himself personally responsible for their deaths.

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Invitation from the Abyss

Ginoza’s therapist has bad news for him, his crime co-efficient has increased again. The therapeutic methods he uses to manage his stress levels are not working. His therapists suggests talking with someone he is close to instead. Such as a family member. But the only close family Ginoza has left is his father. After that its time for a meeting with the Bureau Chief. She questions Akane’s testimony about Makishima Shougo, that the Dominator could not identify him as a latent criminal even as he killed Yuki before her very eyes. If true it shakes the foundations of the entire Sybil System.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 31st August, 2013

Geek Swap Mart

Before the JAFWA screening shall be the gold-coin entry Geek Swap Mart between 1PM and 4PM (sellers enter at 12:30, leave by 4:30). All tables for Sellers have now been sold.

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 31st August 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

We will be having an early Dinner Break to accomodate the movie of the night. Fresh cooked popcorn is planned.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Rozen Maiden: Zurückspulen Ep 1 (preview)
5:40pm Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club Ep 1 (preview)
6:05pm dinner break
6:45pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:00pm Welcome to the Space Show movie
9:15pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 19/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 11/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 12/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 31st August – Market day/Geek Swap Mart before JAFWA. JAFWA screening will have two preview episodes, then an early dinner break to accomodate the movie
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts.

Synopsis

Rozen Maiden: Zurückspulen

When he answers the question in a mysterious letter, Jun Sakurada is plunged into the Alice Game, a contest between living dolls known as the Rozen Maidens which were created to battle each other until one emerges triumphant and in so doing transforms into “Alice”, a girl of great beauty and purity.

Tonight’s Episode:Tale 1

A rabbit in a fine tuxedo, a typed letter sealed with wax. The letter comes to rest on the bedroom floor of one Sakurada Jun. When he awakens Jun opens the letter to find a single, perplexing question; “Will you wind it? Will you not wind it?” He chooses “Wind it”, and that evening his sister finds an ornate box waiting for him on their doorstep. Within the box is an exquisitely crafted doll, and a small gold key with which to wind it …

Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club

Haruka Nanase and Rin Matsuoka were the stars of their middle school swimming club, leading it to victory in a four-man relay race. But now, in high school, they have gone their separate ways (and to separate schools) and Haruka has lost interest in competitive swimming. That is, until Rin reappears …

Tonight’s Episode:Starting Block of Reunions!

Haruka, Makoto and Nagisa met Rin when he transferred into their middle school, raced Haruka in the pool and immediately proposed they take part in a competitive relay. But even then Haruka wasn’t interested in times or competitions, or any stroke other than freestyle. He just loved swimming. Now in high school, and having lost touch with Nagisa and Rin, Haruka shows little interest in anything besides swimming. Even relying on Makoto to drag him to school.

Movie – Uchyuu Show E Yokoso (Welcome to the Space Show)

In the process of looking for their missing class pet, five children on a school trip find and rescue a dog they find injured in a corn field. The dog turns out to be an alien called Pochi, who invites them to visit the moon as a reward for helping him. However, Pochi wasn’t injured by accident, he was attacked by the host of the universe’s most popular entertainment show …

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Darkness

The queerats have made their move, and the village is in disarray. Saki and Satoru have joined up with another group and are now making their way downriver to the hospital. Satoru is still anxious because he cannot see what Yakomaru’s strategy is. The queerats cannot hope to win a war against humans, and yet some of the queerat soldiers in the village bore the mark of the Spider Wasp colony, the colony that betrayed and helped decimate the Giant Hornets. Whatever secret Yakomaru has, it convinced another colony to side with him. When they finally arrive at the hospital, they find a massive hole where the front door should have been …

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people, that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:Icon: Battle of Trost – Part 7

Eren, Mikasa and Armin, have been saved from summary execution by the appearance of the commander of the southern territories, Dott Pixis. Appraised of the situation, Pixis now makes use of Armin’s suggestion of having Eren’s titan form seal the shattered gate of Trost with an enormous boulder. Even though Armin himself sees the chances of success as low. But there is more working against them than just the Titans … they have to convince the surviving soldiers to re-enter Trost.

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Devil’s Crossroad

3 years ago Yayoi had a normal life, she was a guitarist in a small time band. Three years ago she met the lead singer of another band playing in the same club. 3 years ago Yayoi was committed to a rehabilitation facility when her crime-coefficient became dangerously high. It was at this time that Ginoza tried to recruit her as an enforcer, an offer that implied her crime co-efficient would never return to normal levels.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 24th August, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 24th August 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

Tables starting to sell for the Geek Swap Mart on afternoon of Saturday 31st August 2013. Limited numbers still available,

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 19/22
5:40pm Hyouka Ep 20/22
6:05pm Fairy Tail Ep 91/175
6:35pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Space Brothers Ep 18/64
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama! Ep 4/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 5/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 17/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 18/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 10/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 11/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 31st August – Market day/Geek Swap Mart and movie (maybe 2nd movie as well).
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts.

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s
Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his
earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the
club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the
deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episode:Anyone Who Knows” & “Sappy New Year

After finishing an exam, Hotaro is relaxing in the Classics Club’s room with Chitanda. Idle conversation turns to the funeral of Chitanda’s uncle, who was the impetus for their first big investigation. Chitanda takes the opportunity to praise Hotaro’s deductive skills, Hotaro insists it was just luck. When words fail to change Chitanda’s opinion about his talent, or lack thereof, Hotaro instead challenges her to test his skills. Just as Chitanda is looking about the club room for a suitable test, there is an intriguing announcement over the PA system …

Fairy Tail

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:Dragon Sense

The Lacrima has been stopped and Mystogan has finally shown himself again, as well as revealing his true identity as the Edolas version of Jellal. But the heart-warming reunions are quickly put to a stop, the Edolas army has launched a surprise attack and Nightwalker is leading the assault. Mystogan tries to stifle the assault by invoking his authority as prince, but the King has also made his move and there is no love in his heart for his estranged son. Indeed, there is no compassion in him for any that oppose him …

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Muta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become
astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise
but Muta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into the
astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:Ka-pe! Kenji!

There is only two days left until the end of the third exam, and the Green Cards are in full effect. Mutta has the advantage of knowing what the Green Cards are and as a result stress levels in Team A have been kept down. In the slightly more stressed Team B, Kenji has persevered with the all-white jigsaw puzzle despite that test having finished days ago. When asked how he can keep at it Kenji recalls when he was proselytized by a new-age meteorite-based cult and rather than just let it go he undermined their ideas with scientific, technical questions.

Hataraku Maou Sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon
lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in
modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world
domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food
restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:The Hero Feels Kindness In Her Heart

Chiho was right, there has been an earthquake. It occurred right where she and Mao were meeting, trapping both of them underground along with Emilia and Ashiya, who were secretly following them. But now Emilia is faced with an even less believable scene. Mao has returned to his demonic form and is using his powers to protect the people trapped underground with them. For Emilia the situation is especially jarring, because she knows Mao from Ente Isla … she remembers growing up with the Demon Lord and the pain and suffering his war caused.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook
when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the
Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the
concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:Day of Calm

Ledo is converting his second Hideauze tooth into a flute. He thinks back to his meeting with Bevel, when he had no answer for what to do once the war with the Hideauze was over. He asks Chamber to search for work he can do on Gargantia, but Chamber lacks the details to find a suitable job. Amy arrives with Ledo’s wages from all the cargo hauling and Ledo asks her for help finding a job. Amy herself delivers letters and packages around Gargantia. After some discussion she decides to take Ledo with her on her rounds and see if they can find a job for him.

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest
and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first
day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the
game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:Captive Queen

Although he hasn’t mastered flight, Kirito’s combat skills are just as good as they were in Sword Art Online. He quickly dispenses two of the three Salamander assailants, and the third wisely chooses not to fight. Kirito and the remaining Sylph, who identifies herself as Leafa, sound each other out, with Yui giving an unexpected outburst. As thanks for saving her, Leafa fills Kirito in on some of the details of Alfheim Online, including how to fly unassisted.

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and
the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil
life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may
not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:A Crimson Flower

As she sits listening to Satoru’s report, Saki reflects on how gaining their Cantus strips the people of her village of most of their fears. The Giant Hornets were annihilated in their battle. All losses were on their side, not a single fallen soldier was from the Robber Fly colony. The question arises, how did the far smaller Robber Fly colony manage this victory? Sometime later, Saki and Satoru are enjoying the festivities at the village. Saki’s mind wanders first to memories of festivals she attended with Maria and then to the discussions over the Robber Fly victory.

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls
which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people, that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:Response: Battle of Trost – Part 6

Eren has recovered his senses and found himself back inside the walls, with Armin and Mikasa standing between him and a lot of edgy soldiers with cannon and guns. The commander, the same one who retreated from Trost’s Supply Depot leaving it to fall to the Titans, now gives the order to execute them. For the other surviving cadets, the full weight of what has happened, and what a future in the army holds, is beginning to sink in. Some are beginning to crack under the pressure. As for Jean and the other witnesses of Eren’s power, they have been ordered to remain silent.

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Saint’s Supper

Akane and Masaoka are running through the underground access tunnels, looking for any sign of Kougami, whilst Ginoza and the others search for whatever is jamming their radio transmissions. Meanwhile Kougami is trying to turn the tables on the man, and robotic dogs, hunting him and Yuki. Senguji is annoyed by all the sneaking about that Kougami and Yuki are doing, but before he can get a bead on him a police drone shows up. Kagari tracks down the signal jammer and Kougami reaches the police drone and manages to grab his Dominator, his odds have now improved.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 17th August, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 17th August 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

Tables starting to sell for the Geek Swap Mart on afternoon of Saturday 31st August 2013. Limited numbers still available,

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 17/22
5:40pm Hyouka Ep 18/22
6:05pm Fairy Tail Ep 90/175
6:35pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Space Brothers Ep 17/64
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama! Ep 3/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 4/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 16/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 17/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 9/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 10/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 31st August – Market day/Geek Swap Mart and movie (maybe 2nd movie as well).
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts.

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s
Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his
earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the
club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the
deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episode:Kudryavka’s Order” & “Are the Mountains Sunny?

Chitanda is finishing up her interview at the media club with a lure for Juumanji, expressing her confidence that they will catch the thief and offering a completed copy of the Hyouka anthology as the object to be stolen. The club’s room is packed with people, and the anthologies are selling out fast. But then, just as the assembled crowds begin to doubt if Juumonji will show up, indeed begin to wonder if the entire thing wasn’t just a stunt by the Classics Club themselves, the manuscript set out as bait for the thief bursts into flames. Juumonji has won …

Fairy Tail

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:The Boy Back Then

Erza’s gambit has failed and the Dragon Chain Cannon has launched the giant Fairy Tail Lacrima at Extalia, home of the Exceeds. Word of the impending disaster has been relayed to Queen Chagot and she commands that Wendy and Carla, who are still trying to warn the Exceed to flee, be brought to her. At the same time Lucy, Natsu and the others are flying to the unrushing Lacrima, and its unwilling passengers Gajeel, Happy and Pantherlilly, in order to intercept and stop it.

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Muta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become
astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise
but Muta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into the
astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:The Culprit is in This Room

Makabe has taken his shift listening for the mysterious nightly alarm and found the sound to be coming from beneath the floor. In the control room Hoshida is showing Director Nasuda the stress levels of the applicants, and Nasuda is eager to see how they deal with “the green ones”. Meanwhile Mutta is still trying to make sense of Fukuda’s enigmatic answer to why he broke the clock, and now the late night alarm has begun in Team A’s chamber as well.

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Tonight’s Episode:???

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Hataraku Maou Sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon
lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in
modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world
domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food
restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:The Dark Lord Goes On a Date With His Colleague in Shinjuku

Emilia has returned home, leaving a gift of food in thanks. Something Mao and Ashiya note as appropriately hero-like. For Emilia, the very memory of being in the Dark Lord’s debt, even for a moment, is too humiliating to think about. As she relaxes at home, Emilia sees the attack on her and Mao has made it onto the news. The news is also on in Chiho’s house, but her attention is on something else. She’s asked Mao to meet her today. She knows there will be an earthquake, although she can’t say how, and wants to discuss it with him …. Also, she wants to go on a date.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous
Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook
when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the
Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the
concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:Flute of Memories

Gargantia is connecting another vessel to its fleet, the same vessel that warned them of the impending pirate attack. There is equipment and supplies to move about and Ledo is trying to help, but Chamber’s anti-gravity propulsion system is making things harder rather than easier. Although he is not being charged for food or the cargo cost for Chamber until he is an official resident, Ledo is expected to pay for the damage Chamber caused from bursting out of the cargo hold. As such, he needs to find work that he can do.

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest
and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first
day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the
game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:Land of the Fairies

In the Dicey Café, Kazuto visits Agil. The screenshot he sent Kazuto was from a game called Alfheim Online (ALO for short), the successor to Sword Art Online. The game’s popularity derives from the fact that characters in Alfheim (meaning “Land of the Fairies”) have wings, and thus with practice players can fly. Reading the box information Kazuto notices that the company responsible for the game is RECTO Progress. The company of Nobuyuki, Asuna’s forced fiancée …

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and
the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil
life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may
not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Footsteps of Ruin

It has been some time since Maria and Mamoru dissapeared. Saki, now 26, works in the Department of Exospecies Control. In the midst of her duties she receives a surprise visit from Satoru, he wants to know if any of the Queerat colonies are at war. Since none have made a formal request at the village, Saki concludes that they are not. However some members of the Spider Wasp colony, who were assisting Satoru with collecting mould samples, were attacked without warning. Saki finds it even more surprising since the Spider Wasps are close allies of the Giant Hornets, the strongest colony in the area.

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls
which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people, that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:The Whereabouts of His Left Arm: Battle of Trost – Part 5

On the day that the Colossal Titan returned and smashed the gate at Trost the Survey Corp, the elite of the armed forces, had set out beyond the wall to map the surrounding area and establish a base of operations. The number of casualties suffered in the defense of Trost was in part due to the absence of these skilled soldiers. However even the elite Survey Corp is not unbeatable, and any group travelling beyond the walls sustains losses …

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your
place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force
recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching
madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad
already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will
lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Methuselah’s Game

It is 3:20AM and Akane is awakened by her mobile phone. It’s a message from her friend Yuki, saying she has information that may relate to a case the Bureau is investigating and asking Akane to meet her in person. A short while later Akane and Kougami are driving to the location in the email, whilst Akane speaks to Yuki’s parents. Relaying that Kaori, her other friend, has not been able to reach Yuki since yesterday. Clearly something is up. The location in question is an abandoned and run-down section of town. Now Kougami is convinced it is a trap.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 10th August, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 10th August 2013 is below. To be
held in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 16/22
5:40pm Fairy Tail Ep 89/175
6:05pm Space Brothers Ep 16/64
6:35pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Problem Children … Ep 1 Preview
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama! Ep 2/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 3/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 15/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 16/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 8/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 9/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 31st August – Market day and double movie.
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts.

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s
Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his
earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the
club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the
deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episode:The Last Target

Satoshi is checking out the special edition that the newspaper club has put
out on the Juumonji incident, their excitement matches his own. Several amateur
detectives have gathered to try and foil Juumonji’s next theft but their vigil
ends up being in vain as Juumonji hits a different club. Satoshi stops to
rethink his strategy. Meanwhile Hotaro is reviewing their sales for the day
when his sister makes an appearance. Upon discovering that the broken fountain
pen she gave him was the first in a list of interesting exchanges she decides
to replace the mirror currently in his posession with a copy of the manga, “A
Corpse By Midnight”…

Fairy Tail

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:The Doomsday Dragon Chain Cannon

The Earthland and Edolas Erza’s continue their duel. They seem evenly
matched and so the fight has dragged on, but both are eager to finish it.
Meanwhile, Wendy and Carla have come to the Exceed kingdom seeking an audience
with the Queen. A human is a rare, in some cases utterly new, sight for the
residents. But when Carla and Wendy try to pass on the warning about the
impending attack by the King of Edolas, they are met with laughter and
derision.

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Muta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become
astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise
but Muta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into the
astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:Alarm, but no Clock

Life for the participants in the third JAXA exam is not going well. Makabe
and the rest of team B are still dealing with the issue of the late night
alarm. Meanwhile with the loss of Team A’s clock, and Furuya throwing
accusations around, things are not going well for Mutta and Serika either. In
the control room Hoshida is showing Director Nasuda the stress levels of the
applicants, and Nasuda is eager to see how they deal with “the green ones”.
Mutta is still trying to make sense of Fukuda’s enigmatic answer to why he
broke the clock, and now the late night alarm has begun in Team A’s chamber
as well.

Preview: 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 Problem Children Have Arrived at Little Garden, Haven’t They

Our first protagonist is staving off boredom by attacking bullies with the
force of an aerial bombardment. He is then greeted by the sight of a letter
addressed to him floating down out of thin air. Our second protagonist finds
her letter on the table in her finely decorated bedroom. According to the maid
noone has been in her room, and even under hypnosis her story does not change.
Finally our third protagonist has her letter delivered by a cat. All three
letters say the same thing; “This letter is for those of you with many troubles
and extraordinary powers. If you wish to see how far that power of yours will
take you, cast aside your family, your friends, your possessions, and come to
our ‘Little Garden’”.

Hataraku Maou Sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon
lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in
modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world
domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food
restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:The Hero stays at the Dark Lord’s stronghold for work reasons

When the Dark Lord Satan fled from Ente Isla, the hero Emilia pledged to
follow him wherever he went and end his life. Now, having tracked him to a
small MgRonalds store in Tokyo, she confronts him one night after work. Mao is
not looking for a fight, but Emilia won’t let him walk, or ride, away. The
grand battle between the Dark Lord and the Hero of Ente Isla is about to
begin… maybe.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous
Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook
when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the
Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the
concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:The Ruffian Queen

Ledo and Chamber have demonstrated their destructive power. The pirate
vessels attacking the Gargantia’s salvage ships have been disabled and their
crew vaporised. But the response from Gargantia surprises Ledo. The problem is
the rest of the pirate fleet will want revenge. Ridget decalres that Ledo
cannot stay aboard Gargantia, but Pinion raises the frightening possibility of
him joining the pirates. The Commodore postpones further discussion, they must
first deal with the pirates. Amy meanwhile feels guilty for having asked Ledo
to intervene in the first place.

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest
and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first
day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the
game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:Return

Kirito and Asuna are sitting on their porch on a sunny day, Kirito reading
and Asuna drifting off to sleep. A stray apple falling from the table inside
shatters the illusion and suddenly Kirito is on his own, the ominous red sky
full of clouds flashing by at impossible speed. The house shatters into
fragments and then disappears entirely, leaving him alone in a forest clearing.
It is at this moment that Kazuto finally awakens from his nightmare and
confronts himself in the mirror, wiping away tears. It has been two months
since he and the others were freed from Sword Art Online.

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and
the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil
life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may
not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:To my beloved Saki

Satoru and Saki sit together in the snow, away from Yakomaru/Squealer and
the other queerats, and read Maria’s letter. She and Mamoru are gone, and they
do not want the others to look for them. They feel there is no longer a place
for them in the village, that they are not safe there anymore. Maria reflects
on how all the children are treated more like defective products than human
beings. As she reads, Saki remembers the time she spent with Maria when they
were younger…

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls
which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people,
that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred
years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is
a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:I Can Hear the Beating of His Heart: Battle of Trost – Part 4

The sudden appearance of an abnormal titan has saved a grounded Mikasa. And
as she, Armin and Connie watch on it annihilates two other 15 meter titans.
Armin has swapped out his nearly empty gas cylinders for Mikasa’s completely
empty ones, requesting that he be left her broken blade so he can at least
avoid being eaten alive. But Mikasa is having none of it, she does not intend
to lose anyone else this day. Armin is horrified at the thought of his friends
once again endangering themselves for his sake. But then he hears the Titan
Killer roar once more, and he hits upon an idea …

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your
place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force
recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching
madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad
already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will
lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Paradise Fruit

Kougami and Akane stand alone in the art room, listening to an audio
recording between Makishima and Rikako. As they discuss the prospects of
catching either of them Ginoza takes Kougami away for a private conversation.
To Kougami’s surprise Ginoza apologizes for pulling him off the case in the
first place. Kougami, however, is not upset. The next day as Akane gets dressed
she catches an interview with Senguji Toyohisa, one of the first people to
become a full body cyborg. And unbeknownst to her also the man that hunted down
and butchered Rikako for sport …

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JAFWA’s 2013 AGM

JAFWA’s AGM will be held at the Earnest Johnson Hall in South Perth. It is located at the end of Pilgrim st.

We will be starting from 6:00 pm tonight. We have the hall until 9:00 pm, we hope to show you some anime that has failed to make the cut during the past 12 months.

Please do come along and help decide JAFWA’s future.


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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 27th July, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 27th July 2013 is below. To be held
in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

JAFWA has a social afternoon before the screenings from 12:30 to 4:30. It is
make your own fun, but some people will be bringing games (video or otherwise),
crafts and costuming. Try making a cosplay costume for the evening.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

12:30pm Doors open for social afternoon.
4:30pm Pack up to reset hall for screening.
5:15pm Hyoka Ep 15/22
5:40pm Fairy Tail Ep 88/175
6:05pm Space Brothers Ep 15/64
6:20pm dinner break
7:00pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:15pm Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo Movie
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 15/25 (v)
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 7/26 (?)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 8/22 (v)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Things of Note

  • 27th July – Movie night – Evangelion 3.0.
  • 3rdAugust – AGM.

The AGM starts at 6pm and will be held at the Ernest Johnson Scout Hall
Pilgrim Street South Perth (located on the edge of Ernest Johnson Oval and
behind the South Perth Hospital).

21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s
Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his
earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the
club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the
deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episode:The Juumonji Incident

The Classics Club has won the cooking contest, in part due to the last
minute assistance of H?tar?. However the Cooking Club has become the latest
victim of theft by ‘Juumonji’. H?tar?does his best to suppress Chitanda’s
curiosity by pointing out they don’t have time to chase down a thief with all
the anthologies to sell, but Satoshi suggests that solving the mystery could be
the publicity they need to sell all 200 copies. No matter how much H?tar?
dislikes being made into a celebrity.

Fairy Tail

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:The Great River of Stars is for Pride

Code ETD stands for Exceed Total Destruction, and the plan is well underway.
The one snag is the key that will send the Fairy Tail Lacrima slamming into the
Exceed’s home is currently in the possession of Coco, who is not keen on the
plan whilst Pantherlilly is endangered by it. She has also run into Lucy, who
sees a kid being chased by an Edolas minister and misunderstands exactly who’s
key he is after, and leaps to her defense. Meanwhile, at the Fairy Tail
Lacrima, Gajeel is locked in battle with Pantherlilly … and having the time
of his life.

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Mutta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become
astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise
but Mutta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into
Japan’s astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:Let’s Talk About Space

Hoshika and a colleague are on their way to the control room to take over
from Tsurumi. As they walk they discuss Furuya’s handwritten message asking for
replacement glasses for Fukuda, Hoshika wondering why he didn’t just ask, and
his companion wondering how Director Nasuda will respond. When they arrive,
Tsurumi invites them to look at footage from the first test, where Mutta
claimed to have calculated the time from the bus’s odometer. They now know he
lied and need to decide how this should affect his score.

Movie: Evangelion 3.0 You Can(not) Redo

Radio chatter details the flight paths of two orbital bodies, Pod 02-Dash
and Pod 8. The latter failed to achieve sufficient altitude and will be unable
to fully participate in the operation. 02-Dash must complete the mission solo.
Their target is an object floating in low earth orbit. As it begins re-entry,
02-Dash fires and then jettisons booster rockets to keep descent to a tolerable
speed. Alongside all the other radio chatter, a person can be heard quietly
singing. Suddenly there is activity below the target, and high altitude bombing
of 02-Dash commences, followed by an interceptor capable of piercing an
AT-Field. The pilot within rips off their helmet as the real battle begins

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and
the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil
life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may
not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Afterimage

Having gotten assurances that Mamoru will not be harmed, Saki returns to his
makeshift dwelling out in the snow only to find it, and Mamori and Maria, gone.
Erasing all trace of the igloo this quickly requires Cantus, convincing Satoru
and Saki that their missing friends are still alive, and so they set out to
search for them. The effort of pushing herself to travel back and forth across
the snowy landscape finaly takes its toll on Saki and she collapses in the
snow, taking the time to reflect the the final words Maria said to her before
she returned to the village. As they rest and have lunch, Saki notices a
queerat some distance off observing them, when it dissapears behind a snow bank
they set off in pursuit.

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls
which protect them from the Titans, giant humanoid monsters who devour people,
that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred
years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared. The security of the walls
is a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:A Small Blade: Battle of Trost - Part 3

The evacuation of Trost is complete. There were no civilian casualties …
but numerous soldiers lost their lives. And now that her duty is complete,
Mikasa goes to join the frontline units. To find Eren. At the same time, the
captain in charge of the Supply Depot is evacuating behind the rear wall and
leaving his soldiers to defend the facility on their own, going so far as to
threaten to kill a soldier who merely hints at his cowardice. The supply depot
provides gas for the 3D Manoeuvre Gear of the frontline troops, if their gas
runs out they are as good as dead.

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your
place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force
recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching
madmen loose in the city, and of working alongside those deemed half mad
already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will
lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:And Then, Silence

The new murders are confirmed to be using the same preservation chemicals as
in the Specimen Case and the police assume it’s the same killer. The true
culprit, meanwhile. has stepped up her pace, and there is now a police presence
at her school. As Rikako calmly works on her painting, Makishima notes that it
was to be expected, since two students from there have turned up dead in the
same manner. He asks why she focused solely on girls from her own school, and
she explains it is a reaction to the school ‘sculpting’ their students into
‘ideal women’.

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Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 20th July 2013 is below. To be held
in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 13/22
5:40pm Fairy Tail Ep 87
6:05pm Space Brothers Ep 14/64
6:35pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Hanasaku Iroha Ep 26/26
7:55pm Hataraku Maou-sama! Ep 1/13
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 2/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 14/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 14/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 6/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 7/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 20th July – Hataraku Maou-sama! starts.
  • 27th July – Movie night – Evangelion 3.0.
  • 3rdAugust – AGM.
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts

Synopsis

Hyouka

Unable to say no to his elder sister, Oreki Hotaro joins his school’s
Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being shut down. And despite his
earnest desire to avoid expending any energy at all, the other members of the
club will drag him along on all manner of mysteries. Making good use of the
deductive skills he refuses to believe he possesses.

Tonight’s Episode:Wild Fire

Mayaka has been unable to track down the manga “A Corpse by Midnight”, for
the other club members she was debating. To her surprise the response is not
derision, but simply a request to help out with posters advertising the club’s
activities. Unfortunately this will make her late for the cooking contest the
Classics Club is participating in. Satoshi and Chitanda will take the first two
rounds of the contest, then Mayaka just needs to make it in time for the third
round. In the meantime Satoshi checks in with the Executive Committee, and
mentions a strange theft from the Go Club, only to learn that something similar
happened to the A Capella Club. There may be more to this than random
coincidence …

Fairy Tail

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:It’s Life !!!!

Having split from the others, Natsu, Lucy and Grey head in search of the
king of Edolas. However, instead of the king they have found his Amusement
Park. Waiting for them within are two of the captains of the royal guard. With
the power they have already extracted from Natsu and Wendy, and the giant
lacrima made from the rest of Fairy Tail set to smash into the Exceed homeland,
they have no further need of any of them. It’s time to tie up the loose ends

Uchyuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)

As kids Muta and Hibito Nanba made a promise, that they would both become
astronauts. 19 years later Hibito is on the verge of fulfilling that promise
but Muta is not doing nearly so well, that is until he is accepted into the
astronaut training program.

Tonight’s Episode:Broken Glasses and the Sole of the Foot

Mutta and his companions are relaxing in between tests. Mutta and Furuya are
betting their puddings in a contest to try and make each other laugh by pulling
faces. When Fukudo joins them, they discover that the eldest member of their
team is a master of the game. For Fukudo the game brings back memories.
Fourteen years ago he was part of the team building a space rocket, the tight
schedule drove him away from his wife and child but it was his wish that his
daughter Ryoko should see the finished rocket.

Hanasaku Iroha

After Ohana’s mother and boyfriend run away to escape debtors, leaving her
behind, she moves into Kissuiso, the inn run by her grandmother Sui. Here she
discovers a world very different to the one she grew up in as the learns the
ins and outs of working at an inn and comes to know the people she now lives
and works alongside.

Tonight’s Episode:To Bloom One Day” (Finale)

Everyone has arrived at the Bonbori Festival. There are people from all over
the precinct and beyond come to see the lights and enjoy the atmosphere, in
fact Ohana receives a text message from Ko that he has just arrived. The
festival celebrates the return of the kami of the local temple, the lights
showing her the way up the mountainside, and in return she takes the people’s
wishes with her. But what has everyone wished for?

Hataraku Maou Sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer)

Having been thwarted in his attempts to conquer Ente Isla, the mighty demon
lord Satan escapes through a portal with his general Alsiel… And winds up in
modern day Tokyo with very little magical power left. His resources for world
domination now consist of a tiny rented apartment and a job at a fast food
restaurant.

Tonight’s Episode:Devil King, Standing in Sasazuka

On the mighty island Ente Isla, a land protected by the gods, the people
live in fear of the Overlord Satan. His armies have laid waste to the
surrounding lands in a war of conquest. But his forces have been pushed back by
a mighty hero and the combined armies of humanity. Defending his castle
stronghold with only one of his four generals left, Satan chooses retreat
before the forces arrayed against him. Promising his enemies that he and Alsiel
will return to reclaim what they have lost… Before materializing in a dark
alleyway in modern day Tokyo, to find that their magic is gone, noone
understands them, and their majestic demon forms have been reduced to that of
mere mortals.

Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Galactic Alliance soldier Ledo faces a huge change in lifestyle and outlook
when he is separated from his comrades and forced to make his way aboard the
Gargantia, a floating city greatly removed from both the technology and the
concerns of his home.

Tonight’s Episode:The Planet of the Beginning

Chamber has identified their current location as Earth, leaving Ledo
stunned. As the locals gather more armaments, Ledo overrides Chamber’s
suggestion of a preemptive strike and tries instead to assure them he means no
harm. Ridget, the fleet’s representative, steps forward. There are srurprises
for both sides and the initial negotiations do not go well. Ledo and Chamber
are cordoned off on the section of the ship they fled to. Ridget later calls a
meeting, Amy has had the most contact with the strange newcomer and she wants
her opinion of him.

Sword Art Online

VR technology has made full-immersion video games possible, and the latest
and greatest is Sword Art Online. But the players who logged in on the first
day find that logging back out may be a lot harder, and the challenges of the
game more than they bargained for.

Tonight’s Episode:The End of the World

The battle with the Skull Reaper is in full swing. The monster able to slay
players with a single hit. As they struggle against it Heathcliff notices a
change in its behaviour and orders an all out assault. The tactic works and
with everyone hammering away the Skull Reaper finally goes down. The victory,
however, is not without loss. Skull Reaper took fourteen players with it before
dieing. As they rest after the battle, reflecting on the fact that there are
still 25 floors with even harder bosses yet to face, Kirito notices that only
Heathcliff is still standing. Then he recalls something from their duel.
Quielty, he picks up his sword and tenses himself to rush at Heathcliff …

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

A thousand years into the future all mankind possesses psychic powers, and
the people live in idyllic splendor. But the path that led to this tranquil
life was not so perfect, and the world that Saki and her friends live in may
not be as gentle and pleasant as it seems.

Tonight’s Episode:Flakes of Snow

Now that they have found Mamoru alive and well, and learned why he fled,
Satoru heads back to the village. Despite his assurances that he can fast- talk
his way past the adults Saki sets off after him. Leaving just Maria to stay
with Mamoru. But not before telling them not to do anything rash. Upon arriving
back in the village, Saki’s parents are there to greet her and inform her that
the Board of Education wants to speak with her. The meeting is about the
dissapearance of Mamoru, and the board presses Saki for answers relentlessly

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

The entirety of mankind lives encased within a series of fortified walls
which protect them from the Titans. giant humanoid monsters who devour people,
that roam the world beyond the outer wall. But now, after nearly a hundred
years of relative safety, new Titans have appeared.The security of the walls is
a thing of the past, and mankind may be facing extinction.

Tonight’s Episode:The World in a Little Girl’s Eyes: Battle of Trost – Part 2

It is Connie Springer who finds the shellshocked Armin and tries to shake
him out of his catatonic state. However questions about the rest of his squad
trigger fleshbacks and screams. Connie’s squad leader stops further painful
questions by stating the obvious, the others are all dead. Armin manages to at
least look calm as he apologises for being a burden and heads off to join the
rear guard, leaving Connie and his squad to continue to advance. Armin
meanwhile gazes at the bloodstained streets as he swings over them and reflects
on the horror surrounding him.

Psycho-Pass

In a future where the psychological profiling system Sybil determines your
place in society, or your removal for the good of society, new police force
recruit Akane Tsunemori finds herself facing both the challenge of catching
madmen loose in society, and of working alongside those deemed half mad
already. All the while dealing with the consequences of a society that will
lock you up or kill you for thinking bad thoughts…

Tonight’s Episode:Symbolism of Bletilla Striata

Ouryou Richi lies in a vegetative state in hospital. The nurse assures
Ouryou’s daughter that her unresponive father is happy she came to see him. She
however, secretly thinks differently. To her the entire complex and everything
in it is sick, a symptom of the current serene state of Japanese society. The
police, meawhile, have found their first example of young miss Ouryou’s
‘artwork’. Akane is seeing similarities between this and the unsolved ‘Specimin
Case’ that deteriorated Kougami’s mental state and made him an Enforcer instead
of a Detective.

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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 13th July, 2013

Screening

The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 13th July 2013 is below. To be held
in the Collins Street Community Center on Collins Street just off Canning
Highway in South Perth.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Hyouka Ep 12/22
5:40pm Hyouka Ep 13/22
6:05pm Space Brothers Ep 13/64
6:35pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Hanasaku Iroha Ep 24/26
7:55pm Hanasaku Iroha Ep 25/26
8:20pm Suisei no Gargantia Ep 1/13
8:45pm Sword Art Online Ep 13/25
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 13/25
9:45pm Shingeki no Kyojin Ep 5/26 (violence)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 6/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • 20th July – Hataraku Maou-sama! starts.
  • 27th July – Movie night – Evangelion 3.0.
  • 3rdAugust – AGM.
  • 21st September – Nodame Cantabile: Finale starts

Due to technical problems there are no synopsies available yet.

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