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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 9th January, 2016


Below is the program for JAFWA’s return in 2016, on January 9th, 2016.

We have some new regular shows, and we are still to finish some old regular shows from last year. We hope to

have a new really old show, and maybe preview something not on the regular program.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:15pm Fairy Tail season 2 Ep 8/? (ongoing in Japan)
5:40pm Shirobako Ep 12/24
6:05pm Noragami Aragoto Ep 1/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Lupin III (2015 TV) Ep 1 (preview)
7:55pm Charlotte Ep 1/13
8:20pm Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Ep 20/24 (Season 2 Ep 8) (v)
8:45pm Knights of Sidonia season 2 Ep 1/12 (v)
9:10pm Amagi Brilliant Park mini-theatre Ep 1/7
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Ep 15/26 (v)
9:50pm Death Parade Ep 1/12 (?)
10:15pm Bastard!! OAV 1/6 (v) retro

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • Saturday January 9th – JAFWA returns for 2016.
  • Saturday January 16thGenghisCon, no JAFWA screening. Also Nexus Toy Fair is happening.
  • Saturday January 30th – JAFWA’s next Event afternoon.
  • Saturday February 6th – extra JAFWA screening after WestLodge meeting, because of WaiCon.
  • Saturday February 13thWai-Con at Cannington Exhibition Centre. No JAFWA screening.

And never forget the other theatrical releases forthcoming from reelanime.


Fairy Tail 2014

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 Episodes:Our Place

Imprisoned and separated in the underground Palace of Hades, Natsu, Lucy, Wendy, Mirajane, and Lily must each overcome their struggle against the Hungry Wolf Knights. When Uosuke floods the tunnel with water, he inadvertently allows Lucy to summon Aquarius.

Shirobako (White Box)

Aoi Miyamori and her four friends made up the Animation club at their high school, and all five of them aimed to go into the Anime industry after graduation. Now Aoi, like her friends, has made her dream come true. She works for Musashino Animation, a little studio in Tokyo. The job comes with all sorts of challenges and stresses but Aoi wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t something she wanted to do.

Tonight’s Episodes:Exodus Christmas

The final episode of the Exodus anime risks failure, if they can’t get an animator to do the horses correctly. Aoi Miyamori is desperate and daring enough to ask they aid of a legendary animator and anime producer. Who points Aoi in a surprising direction…

Noragami Aragoto

Hiyori Iki continues to interact with the world of gods, and in particular the still-homeless war god Yato and his divine instrument Yuki. Yato still hasn’t fulfilled his promise to re-attach her loose soul, and it may not happen anytime soon now. Because the war god Bishamon is back, and she still has an axe to grind with Yato. And she’s not the only one looking to meddle in Yato’s affairs…

Tonight’s Episodes:Bearing a Posthumous Name

Bishamon has a nightmare about her past involving how Yato killed off all of her Shinki in the past with the exception of Kazuma, fueling her revenge today. Yato and Yukine go on a job with Hiyori to take care of a baby. An ayakashi makes its presence felt.

Preview Item – Lupin the Third – Part 4

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

Tonight’s Episodes:The Marriage of Lupin III

After receiving a mysterious invitation, Inspector Zenigata arrives in San Marino for Lupin’s wedding to Rebecca Rossellini, a wealthy heiress and businesswoman. Surely the marriage is a sham, and that Lupin plans to steal the Royal Crown of Liberty, a rare artifact given to women to wear on the day after their wedding…


Otosaka Yuu has the ability to take over other people’s bodies, albeit only for a few seconds. Limited though this super power is Yuu intended to exploit it for his own benefit, but his efforts only served to attract the attention of other teenagers with strange powers. Now Otosaka Yuu is an, unwilling, student at Hoshi no Umi Academy. A school created to keep people like him out of trouble … but also to keep them safe.

Tonight’s Episodes:I Think of Someone Else

It was in the process of pondering philosophy that Otosaka Yuu discovered that by thinking about another person he could momentarily take control of that person. For a long time this strange power of his seemed to have no really practical uses, until it came time for his High School Entrance exams. And suddenly being able to look through the eyes of another, even if only for a few seconds, became his path to wealth and privilege …

Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

Shirou Emiya, a high school student and amateur magus living in Fuyuki City, finds himself a participant in the Fifth Holy Grail War. A secret tournament between mages and their servants, reincarnated heroes and legendary figures, to claim the Holy Grail; a chalice that can grant any wish.

Tonight’s Episode:Unlimited Blade Works

Shirou and Archer begin their battle, with Shirou finding that while he is only barely able to hold off Archer’s attacks. Meanwhile, Kirei has ordered Lancer to kill himself, and prepares to take Rin’s heart against Shinji’s protests.

Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki (Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine)

The colony ship Sidonia continues its journey through the region of space controlled by the titanic and almost indestructible Gauna. Ace pilot, and former scavenger, Nagate Tanikaze now leads the defense of his home, aided by an upgraded arsenal of weapons for the Gardes mecha that he and the other pilots fly. But it is still a dangerous task, and the Gauna may not be the only problem. The immortal leaders of Sidonia’s populace have their own power struggles and plans for the ship and its population. And there is also the fragment of a Gauna kept in Sidonia’s research lab … which took the shape of Tanikaze’s deceased fellow pilot Shizuka

Tonight’s Episodes:Conflict

Now recognized as Sidonia’s ace pilot, Nagate is sent by HQ to the military academy, in order to make a demonstration of his skills on the newest Garde VR simulator for the students. Meanwhile, upon passing by the door, Kunato and Mozuku discover Ochiai’s abandoned lab and fall into a trap.

Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken (JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure)

The Joestar’s are a wealthy English family, but one with a dark fate. Ever since the days of Jonathon Joestar and his adopted brother Dio Brando, and the succession struggle that came about from Dio’s greed, the Joestar family line has found itself embroiled in supernatural horror and world-threatening ambition. And it always falls to the current Jojo, whoever it may be, to stop the madness.

Tonight’s Episodes:A Hero’s Proof

Under 1930’s Rome, 3 near-invincible, immortal Pillar Men have awakened, ready to conquer the world to retrieve the ‘red stone’. Jojo, Cesar Zeppelli and Speedwagon have arrived just after the heavily armed Nazi investigators have been casually annihilated, and now stand between the world and the 3 Pillar Men. Can they even slow them down?

Amagi Brilliant Park mini-theatre – Graffiti Backstage

Last year we screened Amagi Brilliant Park, where the employees are really refugees from a magical world, who need to make the park a success or risk losing all. Sometimes they are their own worst enemies. A background look at some of the events from the series.

Tonight’s Episodes:number #1

Moffle and friends, the three senior fairies discuss the coming of Kanie to save the park.

Death Parade

The Quindecim is a bar, accessible only by a pair of elevators. Within this stately and impressive establishment the bar is tended by a man known as Dequim, with the assistance of a small but skilled staff. No one comes here alone, and no one remembers how they ended up here … at first. But the result is always the same; the guests must play a game against each other, and the stakes could not be higher.

Tonight’s Episode:Death Seven Darts

Machiko and his wife find themselves in the lobby of the Quindecim. Each grateful at least to see a familiar face, even if they don’t know where they are. Once they are seated, the bartender introduces himself and asks what they can remember, but all they can recall is being on their honeymoon. Satisfied by their answer, the bartender then explains the rules of the bar. And at the suggestion that they must risk their lives in a game the pair immediately turn around and head back to the elevators. But they won’t work, and there seems to be no other exit from this place …

retro series from 1992 – Bastard!!

The Four Lords of Havoc threaten the world. These seemingly unbeatable generals seek the four seals that restrain the god of destruction, so they can use its power to fulfil their desire for world conquest. There seems to be only one way to thwart the ambitions of the Lords of Havoc; revive the spirit of Dark Schneider, the greatest wizard the world has ever known, who currently resides within the body of an innocent boy. But will awakening a power hungry and lecherous man who once tried to conquer the entire world, just as the Lords of Havoc now seek to do, actually help?

Tonight’s Episode:The Explosive Wizard

Classic swords and sorcery. The Kingdom of Meta-licana is about to fall to the forces of the Four Lords of Havoc. The head priest Geo Soto Noto is desperate enough to call forth the dread wizard Dark Schneider’s spirit from where it is sealed in a young boy.

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