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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 18th May, 2013


The tentative JAFWA program for Saturday 18th May 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 Hataraku Maou-sama! Preview
5:40pm Hyouka Ep 8/22
6:05pm Fairy Tail Ep 84/17
6:35pm Senyuu Ep 3
6:40pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Hanasaku Iroha Ep 20/26
7:55pm Space Brothers Ep 9/12
8:20pm Sword Art Online Ep 9/25
8:45pm Girls und Panzer Ep 9/13
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Shin Sekai Yori Ep 8/24
9:45pm Mawaru-Penguindrum Ep 22/24 (weird stuff)
10:10pm Psycho-Pass Ep 1/22 (violence)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM


Preview Item: 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

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.


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:Let’s Go to the Screening!

An anonymous person is composing a text message, a reply to an early text
full of apologies. With the text sent our anonymous person now turns to an
online conversation, asking someone else for help. Their benefactor has a
suggestion on a group that just might ‘dance for them’. Finally, our mysterious
protagonist moves to a third conversation, again online. They have something to
show this third person, and it would be great if they could bring along, say,
three friends. They are, after all, a member of the Classics Club …

Fairy Tail

Magic and mayhem in the world 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:Fly! To Your Friends!

The revelations of just have deeply they were manipulated in their task of
finding the Dragon Slayer wizards and leading them back to Edolas leaves Carla
devastated and Happy furious. Declaring the both of them to be Fairy Tail
wizards, not pawns of the Exceed Queen, Happy grabs Carla and makes a run for
it vowing to rescue everyone from Fairy Tail. The two Exceed officials prompty
declare them ‘fallen’. With the royal guard in hot pursuit they make their
escape. Meanwhile in the dungeons of the capitol, Natsu continues to rage
against both the accusations against Happy and his inability to use magic, and
Lucy has finally regained consciousness, much to the dismay of her guards.

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:Love, Kourin Festival

It’s the day of the cultural festival and Minko is already up. Ohana guesses
correctly she’s gone out to buy ingredients for the princess café and at
school she offers her help with the cooking, which Minko declines, repeatedly.
Meanwhile both Nako and Ohana can’t seem to get the thought of Omelette Rice
out of their heads.

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:Individual Resolve

A space capsule is reentering earth’s orbit but there is a problem with its
chute deployment, the parachutes have become tangled. Mutta and Hibito are in
trouble as their pod rockets towards earth and the warning sirens blaring in
the cockpit … become the sound of the alarm on Mutta’s phone, drawing him out
of his unpleasant dream. As his plane approaches Japan, Mutta reflects on the
letters he found under Hibito’s bed. They were addressed to him and their
parents, a last will and testament. A common preparation by astronauts, but
still something that unsettles Mutta.

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 Blue Eyed Demon

Teleport crystals at the ready, Kirito and Asuna push open the door to the
Boss Room. At first they see nothing, but then a series of torches are suddenly
lit up, revealing the towering form of the room’s occupant. Gleam Eyes. Merely
raising his huge sword is enough to get Kirito and Asuna running for their
lives. A short distance away they stop to catch their breath and reflect on
what little they learned of the boss. There seems to be few obvious strategies
besides bringing in a group of high ranking players and tagging in and out to
avoid fatalities. Kirito wishes for at least ten people with shields, which
prompts Asuna to question him about why he never uses one, despite having a one
handed sword.

Girls und Panzer

The students of Ooarai Girl’s High School are showing their skill at
Sensha-do (tank martial arts). With new transfer student and former Sensha-do
practitioner Miho Nishizumi to lead the way, they will pit themselves against
the best from other schools around the country.

Tonight’s Episode:We’re in Deep Trouble

A flashback of the Ooarai Student Council. They are receiving the shocking
news that due to the declining attendance, and lack of any special qualities,
their school is going to be shut down at the end of the year. The official
delivering the news pinpoints the beginning of their decline as the year they
discontinued the Sensha-do program. So just like that the president decides to
restart the program. They can’t possibly close the school that won the
championship, right? Cut back to the present and the council has just finished
explaining this to the other tank crews as they wait for Pravda’s deadline to
expire. Despite the long odds involved noone wants their school to close, so
they decide to fight on. The tanks need to be repaired and their engines kept
from freezing over. And of course, they need a plan …

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:The Gale Came

Shun has not been seen at school for four days in a row now. His friends,
driven mainly by Satoru, decide it is time to go look for him. His
dissapearance, and the cryptic messages he left before departing have left them
all with questions. For her part Saki still can’t forget what she saw inside
the egg Shun was trying to hatch. Of course, since they are all still students
they have good reason to worry about being caught looking into this matter. In
the end they split into two groups, Mami and Mamouru will ask around the school
whilst Saki and Satoru head for Shun’s house.

Mawaru Penguindrum

Miracles! Mystery! Penguins! After a hat they purchased at the aquarium
brings their terminally ill sister Himari back to life, Shouma and Kanba
Takakura find the hat has a mind of its own and uses their sister’s body to
command them to seek out the “Penguin Drum” with the assistance of three
helper penguins… that no one else can see.

Tonight’s Episode:The Destination of Fate

It is the day of the terrorist attack 16 years ago. Sanetoshi muses upon
what led him to pursue this course of events. Momoka has boarded the train and
confronts him, explaining that using the spell within her diary she will be
able to banish him out into eternal darkness and save the lives of everyone
else. Of course, only if Sanetoshi does not suceed in putting a curse on her
first. Back in the present day, Himari is again in hospital. According to the
doctors she has less than a day left to live. Sanetoshi and his medicine are
gone, the staff don’t even remember him. He is now focused solely on his
puppet, Kanba.


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:Crime Coefficient

Atop a massive skyscraper an armed man, tangles with an opponent in a
strange helmet wielding an industrial circular saw. Despite a weapons
malfunction the gunman manages to defeat his opponent, ejecting him out one of
the windows of the skyscraper. At which point a third, white-haired man calmly
descends down the spiral staircase in the centre of the room. The two identify
each other, the white haired man is Makishima Shogo, the one with the gun
Kogami Shinya … New CID recruit Tsunemori Akane rushes through rain soaked
streets and the gathered crowd in front of a police barricade to meet up with
her superior Ginoza Nobuchika. They are looking for one Okura Nobuo. A man
flagged by a random psych profile as having an abnormally high Crime
Coefficient, and who responded to this news by taking a hostage and fleeing to
a section of the city where drones could not follow him. With the briefing out
of the way, its time for Akane to meet the department’s “hunting dogs” …

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