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Screening on Saturday 26th May 2018

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday May 26th, 2018.

This week we say good bye to yet another of our regular items, in this case “Knights and Magic”. After this we will have no Isekai (“other world”) themed shows in our regular program, where an ‘ordinary’ earth-human character is somehow translated to a fantasy world.

We are also intending to screen a movie this week – “Lupin III” in the “Italian Game”, which covers the entirety of his campaign in Italy, from how he met Rebecca before the marriage in the first episode in the TV series we recently watched.

Lupi III Italian Game

It is the time of month when we survey our dear JAFWAites, and what they would like to see on the JAFWA program. This time we are doing a special survey to see which new series enter the JAFWA program as regular items in June. We will have 4 timelsots opening up, and we need your assistance to determine what to put in them. As usual, we use an ordinal scale to vote in the survey, mark your favourite candidate show as number 1, your second as number 2, third as number 3, and so on until you run out of shows or favourites. This will also help for July when another timeslot will open up.

It is also the time of month when we do our monthly Member’s Prize draw. Make certain not to miss it!

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:10pm Sakura Quest Ep 15/25
5:35pm Knight’s & Magic Ep 13/13 (final)
6:00pm Fune wo Ame Ep 9/11 TBC
6:25pm Omae wa Mada Gunma wo Shiranai Ep 3/?
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm SDF Macross Ep 25/36
7:55pm Alice to Zouroku Ep 5/12
8:20pm Lupin III – The Italian Game movie
9:50pm Late Break
10:00pm JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Ep 15/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

Dates of Interest

  • June 22nd to 24th 2018 — Supanova, Perth.
  • July 21st — JAFWA’s AGM and annual committee elections. All paid up members are requested to attend.
  • Saturday September 22nd 2018 — ~10AM – ~5PM, RahCon 2018 Pop Culture Convention at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre!


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Sakura Quest

Yoshino Koharu is a young girl trying to look for a job in Tokyo, but is only met with a series of rejections. However, she has a seemingly lucky break when she receives a job offer to work with the tourism board of the economically struggling Manoyama village as their “Queen”. With no other choice, Yoshino accepts the offer and travels to Manoyama only to find out that she was hired based on a case of mistaken identity and that her contract term is for one year instead of the one day, as she had initially thought. With nowhere else to go, Yoshino reluctantly becomes Queen of Manoyama.

This evening’s Episode:The Queen’s Return

Summer Vacation now over, Yoshino, Maki, and Sanae return to Manoyama, where they encounter the Spanish tourists at the palace. Shiori and Ririko explain that they are part of a group called “Cryptid Twelve”, who came to Manoyama to find the mythical Chupakabura. Coincidentally, the city is about to perform the “drying”, which is a procedure that hasn’t been done in 70 years where the Sakura Pond is completely drained in order to control the black bass population.

Knight’s and Magic

A world where medieval knights use giant robots called Silhouette Knights to fight against demon beasts, magical ravenous animals that devour everything on sight. Tsubasa Kurata is a mecha otaku from Japan who gets killed in a car accident. Tsubasa is reincarnated in this new parallel world as Ernesti “Eru” Echevallia, a boy born into a noble family. Tsubasa’s previous otaku memories inspire Ernesti into creating his own Silhouette Knight in order to defend his kingdom.

This evening’s Episode:Heaven & Earth

The battle for Delvancul continues. After drawing the Vyver mech away from the battlefield, Eru’s party launches an attack with improved Javelin missiles, but in response, Doloteo activates the Vyver’s Dragon Blood reactor that surrounds the flying ship with a massive energy shield. Meanwhile on land, an infiltration party attempts to hijack the drawbridge controls, to allow the Kuschperchan forces to invade.

Fune wo Amu (aka The Great Passage)

Araki is a veteran editor for the dictionary department at the Genbu Shobou publishing company. He is looking for a successor now that he’s approaching retirement age. After Majime Mitsuya — a salesman who’s a poor talker — meets Masashi Nishioka — Araki’s coworker who is sociable and frivolous — Araki overhears their conversation and decides to recruit Majime into the department. The “odd couple” work together to compile a medium-sized Japanese dictionary titled “The Great Passage”.

This evening’s Episode:Blood

Synopsis to come.

Retro – Choujikuu Yousai Makurosu (Super Dimension Fortress Macross)

In 1999 a city-sized alien spacecraft crashes in South Ataria Island on Earth. Over the course of 10 years the military organization U.N. Spacy reverse-engineers its technology and rebuilds the spacecraft, naming it the SDF-1 Macross. In 2009 at the launch ceremony of the Macross, a space war fleet from the alien Zentraedi arrives in the solar system and identifies the Macross as a former battleship used by their enemies. Mistakes happen. Thus begins the war between Human and Zentraedi, led by the brave crew of the Macross.

Tonight’s Episode:Virgin Road

Max encounters Milia in the park and a knife fight between them ensues when she reveals that she is a Zentradi. Max defeats her for the third time, sparing her life, and the two fall in love. Ceratin people will approve, others will not, with violent repercussions.

Alice to Zouroku (Alice and Zouroku)

Sana Kashimura, a little orphan girl who is one of the children that holds the power of “Alice’s Dream,” a special ability that enables her to materialize anything she imagines. After escaping a lab where she was a test subject, she ends up in the outside world where she encounters a grumpy old man named Zouroku, but she wonders if he will help her.

Tonight’s Episode:A Home to Return To

Ichijo battles Minnie C while Sana and Zouroku flee to safety. At first it appears that the two women are evenly matched. Sana tells Zouroku that she knows she’s not human and that she was created by someone for a special purpose, but she wants to live with him in order to learn more about the world and herself.

Lupin the Third – Part 4

The internationally infamous Arsène Lupin, master thief and unrepentant womaniser, 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 movie:The Italian Game

Lupin investigates the kidnapping of his estranged wife, Italian millionaire and celebrity, Rebecca Rosselini, who still carries this name. But when Lupin arrives in Italy to rescue her, he finds himself drawn into a game with an unknown enemy when he is issued a challenge by the Masked Count: find the inheritance of the Count of Cagliostro. To complicate matters, Lupin’s nemesis Inspector Zenigata arrives in Italy to arrest Lupin, as well as M16 Agent Nyx who is after the Masked Count as well.

Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken – Diamond is Unbreakable (Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure – Diamond is Unbreakable)

It’s the year 1999, 11 years after Jotaro Kujo’s desperate fight against Dio in Egypt. Jotaro meets with Josuke Higashikata, the illegitimate son of his grandfather Joseph Joestar. He discovers that Josuke also has the same “Stand” power and that a new threat is surfacing in Morioh City.

Tonight’s Episode:Let’s Go to the Manga Artist’s House, Part 2

As Rohan plans to keep taking pages from Koichi to inspire his manga works, the safety lock written inside Koichi prevents him from asking Josuke and Okuyasu for help. However, Josuke and Okuyasu manage to deduce what’s happening from a wound on Koichi’s hand and head inside Rohan’s house.

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