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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 17th May, 2014


Below is the program for May 17th, 2014.

Several of our regular series are running out, so we are showing an extra Preview item to broaden the choices we will select from for our new regular series.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Kiniro Mosaic Ep 10/12
5:40pm Fairy Tail Ep 110/175
6:05pm Log Horizon Ep 13/25
6:30pm dinner break, including survey
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Gin no Sagi (Silver Spoon) Ep 10/11
7:55pm Galilei Donna Ep 10/11
8:20pm Samurai Flamenco Ep 10/22
8:45pm Sidonia no Kishi Ep 1 (preview)
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Blade and Soul Ep 1 (preview)
9:50pm Kyoukai no Kanata Ep 10/12 (some violence)
10:15pm Kill la Kill Ep 11/24 (v)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • May 24th May – Rather than a regular JAFWA screening, President Drew is sponsoring the night and putting in what he wants to see (strong possibility of “Macross: Do you remember love?”).
  • June 21-22 – SupaNova convention
  • July 19th – JAFWA AGM from 3PM, with JAFWA annual elections during the Dinner Break 7PM – vote for anime overlord.


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:Guess how much I love you

Shino is having a Christmas party and is going around inviting her friends. Christmas in Japan is a new experience for Alice, it’s very different to how the holiday is celebrated in England. When they arrive at school Karen is there to wish them a Merry Christmas … in full Santa gear.

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:Dead End of Despair

After Cana abandoned her to finish the S Class Exam, and their respective battles crashed into each other, Lucy teamed up with Natsu and Happy to take down Kain Hikaru, although she spent much of the fight controlled by Kain’s curse doll. But this let Ultear escape with the unconscious Zeref. Grimoire Heart now has possession of the legendary Dark Wizard needed for their World of Great Magic. Meanwhile Juvia and Erza continue their battle against Meldy, with Juvia discovering that even her liquid body is not proof against attacks that cause pain through mere contact.

Log Horizon

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 themselves amongst the several hundred thousand players across the world that are now literally trapped inside the game.

Tonight’s Episode:Shield and Freedom

Touya, Serara and Minori have been grouped together with the bard Isuzu and the flamboyant sorcerer Rundel Haus Code for their training, however their first foray into the dungeon did not go well. At the Palace of Eternal Ice the Round Table has been invited to numerous events, an attempt by various nobles to win the adventurers to their side, and Shiroe advises they attend them all to avoid showing favouritism. Crusty meanwhile has introduced himself to Princess Lenissia, granddaughter of Lord Sergiatte. Lenissia it turns out is not quite the prim and proper princess.

Gin no Saji (Silver Spoon)

What’s it like to live and work on a farm? Get ready to find out. Join Yugo Hachiken, newly enrolled student at Oezo Agricultural High School, as he learns the details of modern agriculture and farm life from both his instructors and his fellow students.

Tonight’s Episode:Hachiken Says Goodbye to Pork Bowl

Hachiken even went so far as to personally care for him, and fatten him up, before it was too late. But now the fateful day is approaching, Pork Bowl will soon be on his way to the slaughterhouse. Hachiken’s antics have also rubbed off on his classmates, Yoshino even stops him one morning whilst he is feeding the pigs to comment on it. How his agonizing over the fate of Pork Bowl has made her and the rest of the class think about how they simply took the whole process for granted.

Galilei Donna

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:Space-Time Goldfish: Part 1

Despite the timely intervention of the Black Ganymede, Messier’s ruthless assault on the Ferrari sisters and their ship was about to succeed when the Galilei Tesoro activated once more. But on this occasion rather than absorb damage it transported Hozuki back in time, bringing her face to face with her illustrious ancestor. Now Hozuki and Galileo devote their energies to rebuilding his flying machine in order to bring her back to the strange storm from which she emerged, and hopefully taking her back to her own time.

Samurai Flamenco

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:Final Battle at the Enemy Base

Akira of the Highrollers High website has betrayed Mari to King Torture. And now with his hostage Torture has demanded Samurai Flamenco come to his secret base, alone. Harazuka managed to learn of events and holds off the Torture minions so Hazama can head straight for the base before Mari can be harmed further. But Mari is not the only captive, she shared Akira’s fake information with Mizuki and Moe. Although Mizuki balked at the idea Moe was willing to follow wherever Mari led her … and now King Torture has them both.

Preview Item – Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia)

A thousand years after mankind fled Earth, Sidonia is a vast colony ship traversing deep space. The people within, genetically altered to contend with the harsh demands of space travel and Sidonia’s limited resources, live under a military dictatorship. Nagate Tanikaze however knows almost none of this, he has spent his life in the service tunnels of the ship, training in mecha combat simulators. When he is finally found by the rest of the Sidonia’s population, Tanikaze finds himself inducted into their military to help defend the colony ship against monstrous beings known as Gauna.

Tonight’s Episode:First Battle

A lone mecha pilot heads towards an even lonelier asteroid. A station on the asteroid is under attack by a Gauna, which lashes out at the mecha pilot as he rushes in. Some precision manoeuvring and gunfire gets him past the Gauna’s tentacles and close enough to impale its core on his spear … at which point the simulation ends. Unfortunately for Tanikaze Nagate, training simulators can’t fill his empty stomach. Unable to bear it any longer, Tanikaze finally leaves the empty service tunnels and heads to the upper levels to find food. However his expedition does not go well …

Preview Item – Blade and Soul

Aika, an emotionless Tsurugi clan assassin, is also a wanted fugitive of the Param Empire. The empire blames her for the death of the rest of her clan, including her master. But Aika seeks revenge against the empire for his death. Like any great empire, Param makes enemies by its mere existence, but it also has the wealth and reach to hound Aika wherever she goes. Nowhere is safe and those who would use her formidable skills may find the attention of the Empire too heavy a price to pay.

Tonight’s Episode:Path

A squad of veiled soldiers with rifles pursues a lone figure as she leaps through the treetops, their chase ending in a series of stone ruins. The engagement is short and bloody, and in moments the white-haired fugitive is on her way again. By the time reinforcements arrive, the corpses are already being looted by a scavenger. The hapless is looter is reduced to ash by a huge, armoured man whilst one of his female companions confirms that the white-haired killer used the techniques of the Tsurugi clan. It is time to spread word of the bounty on this fugitive’s head.

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:White World

Aikawa has learned that the dreamshade inside Akihito is the legendary Kyoukai no Kanata, and that his sister Izumi deliberately sealed away Akihito’s human side to bring this world-destroying monster to the surface. The revelation, however, comes too late. Kuriyama has already found and attacked the misbegotten Akihito. This was her intention all along, indeed she had been invited to town by Izumi herself. But now, Akihito awakens to the sounds of summer to find himself in a hospital bed with Kuriyama by his side… It seems everything has turned out OK?

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, but aid comes to Ryuko both from unexpected allies within the school … and a set of skimpy talking clothes.

Tonight’s Episode:I’m Not Your Cute Woman

Inamuta surrendered quickly, data collection being more important to him than victory, but Jakuzure Nonon has nothing on her mind except winning. An Ultima Uniform that turns into an airship should have decided the battle, but Ryuuko has once again stepped up her game and meets Nonon in the sky. Mikisugi, however, feels the evolution of Senketsu is coming too fast and calls Tsumugu back to Honnouji Academy. Meanwhile, as Ryuuko and Nonon’s battle rages on, a smiling woman in pink frills steps lightly through the slums of Honnouji City …

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