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Weekly Bulletin for Saturday 20th February, 2016


Below is the program for February 20th, 2016.

We should be getting back to our normal schedule now. Who missed us?
The bean poll vote we performed last session, was 11 votes to continue watching “Bastard!!”, to 6 votes to go onto “Here is Greenwood”. The rest of you must have abstained, unless you wanted something other than “koko wa greenwood” – what retro show should JAFWA screen?

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:10pm Fairy Tail season 2 Ep 11/90
5:35pm Shirobako Ep 16/24
6:00pm Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Ep 1 (preview)
6:25pm Sushi Police Ep 3
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Charlotte Ep 5/13
7:55pm Assassination Classroom 2 Ep 4/12
8:20pm Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Ep 24/25 (Season 2 Ep 12) (v)
8:50pm Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine Ep 4/12 (v)
9:15pm Amagi Brilliant Park mini-theatre Ep 5/7
9:20pm Late Break
9:25pm Bastard!! OAV 4/6 (vn)
9:50pm JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure Ep 18/25 (v)
10:15pm Death Parade Ep 5/12 (?)

Doors Open Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:50 PM

Dates of Interest

Tokyo Underground have indicated they would like some volunteers to help out at Japan Festival Perth 2016 with their stalls and Gundam workshop, and at Oz Comicon. No pay, but volunteers should get free entry and the possibility of a meal. Inquire at 9226 3677.

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:A Future Racing Towards Despair

Both Princess Hisui and future Lucy dread what is to come, the proof of which will be the result of the Grand Magic Games. For Fairy Tail team are facing great challenges, and Erza may not survive hers.

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:Table Flip

Mushino Animation crashes to a halt in the production of Third Aerial Girls Squad anime, when the manga author says the character designs are no good. Can satisfactory new character designs be made in time? Won’t anyone consider the poor character designer?

Preview Item – Hai to Gensou no Grimgar (Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash)

Haruhiro awoke in this strange land with no memory of where he had come from or how he had got here. He and his companions were given little choice; serve in the militia defending the region from the various monsters or starve, and so they struggle to make a living as soldiers. There is nothing easy about this life and making ends meet is a challenge for six people who, it seems, had never held weapons before. Teamwork may be the only thing that can keep them alive, but for that they actually need to function as a team.

Tonight’s Episodes:Whisper, Chant, Prayer, Awaken

Six strangers in a fantasy world struggle to defeat even a single weak goblin, barely knowing what they are doing, or who they are. And why do they occasionally speak words they do not understand, such as “video game” or “mobile phone”?


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:The Sound You Heard Sometime

Learning of a user with the ability to fly, the student council camp out in the mountains where the user has been training to control his ability. During the first two nights, the four council members learn more about each other. Such as they arrived without a spare set of clothes.

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu, Season 2 (Assassination Classroom, Season 2)

The 10 billion yen bounty on the head of supersonic, tentacled schoolteacher Koro-sensei remains unclaimed. Despite the best efforts of everyone involved. The students of class 3E are still training to assassinate their teacher, in between getting an education and all sorts of valuable life lessons from him. But will they manage to do it before this overgrown, yellow octopus carries out his threat to destroy the entire world?

Tonight’s Episodes:Spinning Time

Itona is becoming part of the class, even coming up with a new avenue of assassination using a remote controlled toy that appeals to the boys. But during the first test drive a certain amount of mission creep is encountered. And what is in a name? Or even a code name?

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:Infinite Creation of Swords

With Shir? largely incapacitated by Ea’s effects, Gilgamesh mocks his ideals. Shir? admits the flaws in his idealism, but reaffirms his dream nonetheless. As Gilgamesh attempts to finish him off, Saber arrives and blocks his attack, but is ordered by Shir? to save Rin. For the accursed Holy Grail is recognized as a corrupted, improperly-summoned Servant.

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:Rage

The Guardes form a defensive line against a second wave of Gauna incoming from the main body, when Tsumugi manages to free herself and, disobeying Kunato’s orders to retreat, keeps fighting in a frenzied state despite her wounds.

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 #5

The four fairies, now best friends have a meal together. Unfortunately they are using some of Tiramie’s herbs to spice things up.

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 Immortal King Di-Amon

After defeating Ninja Master Gara and making him an ally, Dark Schneider wander off to contact another of the Four Lords of Havoc – Thunder Empress Arshes Nei. Which results in Dark Schneider forcibly becoming Rushe again, and Yoko and a band of bodyguards seeking him. But beware the night, for this is the time of werewolves and vampires, and not the sparkly kind.

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:Von Stroheim’s Revenge / Team Stroheim’s Counterattack

As JoJo returns to tell Lisa Lisa of his defeat of Esidisi, Esidisi’s disembodied brain makes another attempt to gain the super Aja stone for the Pillar Men, using the maid Suzie Q for whom Jojo has feelings.

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 March

A fake couple enter the bar Quindecim, leading the bartender Decim to battle, but the objective was instead his female assistant Quin. We learn of the politics of this strange afterworld.

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