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Screening on Saturday 12th January 2019


O-kaeri nasai!

Below is the program for the evening of Saturday January 12th, 2010.

We return from our annual End-of-Year break, where we all hopefully recharged our batteries during the assorted Solstice and New Year Celebrations.

While we have a couple of regular series carrying on over from last year, mostly we are starting brand new regular series on Saturday, based off of the survey results from our dear JAFWAites. Including the next chapter of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure saga, though technically this arc’s protagonist is GioGio.
Apart from the retro “Battle Angel” from 1993, which we are screening in commemeration on the upcoming release of the James Cameron movie, expected in cinemas in February.

Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara Legend of the Galactic Heroes Land of the Lustrous That time I got re-incarnated as a Slime Battle Angel Alita Goblin Slayer Jojo Golden Wind

Also, there are Studio Ghibli movies to watch on TV.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:10pm Irodzuka Sekai no Ashita kara Ep 1/13
5:35pm Legend of the Galactic Heroes (new thesis) Ep 1/12
6:00pm Land of the Lustrous Ep 1/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm That time I got re-incarnated as a Slime Ep 1/24
7:55pm Lupin III part 5 Ep 9/24
8:20pm Battle Angel Alita Ep OAV 1/2 (retro)
8:50pm Sword Art Online: Alicization – series 3 Ep 7/?
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Overlord season II Ep 7/13 (v)
9:55pm Goblin Slayer Ep 1/12 (V)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 1/? (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Dates of Interest

  • Saturday January 12th 2019 — JAFWA returns triumphant for 2019!
  • January 12th and 13th 2019 — GhengisCon Perth’s best little Sci-Fi convention, next to UWA.
  • Sunday February 24th 2019 from 9:30AM-1PM — Collector Zone Toy and Hobby Fair. Craigie Leisure Centre, Whitfords Avenue, Craigie, Craigie 6025.
  • March 9th 2019 — Next Perth JapanFestival at Forrest Chase.
  • October 5th and 6th 2019 — Madman Anime Festival – Perth 2019 Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.


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Irozuka Sekai no Ashita kara (Iroduku: The World in Colours)

In Nagasaki, a descendant of mages, 17-year-old Hitomi lost her sense of colour at a young age and grew up lacking emotion. Her grandmother Kohaku, a great mage, sends Hitomi 60 years into the past, to the year 2018. There, she spends time with a 17-year-old Kohaku and friends from school club activities.

This evening’s Episode:Where You Belong

A lonely girl unable to see colour is suddenly sent back in time by her magical grandmother. Her arrival location will cause some misunderstandings, and she is otherwise hopeless in this primitive time. But can a girl who has no friends connect with a family who has never met her? And what of this boy who brings colour back into her world?

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (aka Ginga Eiy? Densetsu Die Neue These Kaik?)

In humanity’s distant future, two interstellar states – the monarchic Galactic Empire and the democratic Free Planets Alliance – are embroiled in a never-ending war. The story focuses on the exploits of rivals Reinhard von Lohengramm and Yang Wen-li as they rise to power and fame in the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance respectively.

This evening’s Episode:In the Eternal Night

Admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm’s fleet is outnumbered and about to be out-flanked. But he is determined not to follow the path of the doddering old generals and have history repeat the events of the Slaughter of Dagon. Tactical brilliance will hopefully outshine tired incompetence. Unless the enemy has someone as brilliant as Admiral Lohengramm.

Houseki no Kuni (Land of the Lustrous)

In a possibly future Earth inhabited by jewels that take the form of people, Phosphophyllite (Phos) is weak (with one of the lowest hardnesses) and considered useless by their peers. Phos asks their aloof but wise colleague Cinnabar for help after they receive an assignment to create a history encyclopedia, thus begin their friendship and personal growth. Meanwhile, the “jewel people” have to keep defending themselves against the Lunarians who want to take advantage of their luxury value.

This evening’s Episode:Phosphophyllite

The jewels’ master, Kongo, assigns one of the weaker jewels, Phosphophyllite (Phos), to construct an encyclopaedia since they are unsuited for battle. Struggling to find any new information to include in it, Phos is recommended to seek out a jewel named Cinnabar, whose body carries a powerful poison.

Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken (That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime)

Living alone and never having had a girlfriend, 37-year-old Satoru Mikami is dissatisfied with how his life has turned out. But after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a new world…as the lowest of the low – a slime monster.

Tonight’s Episode:The Storm Dragon, Verudora

One day, office worker Satoru Mikami is killed after being stabbed. He awakens in a cave in an unfamiliar fantasy world to discover that he has been reincarnated as a slime, possessing various skills formed from his final thoughts before death. While exploring the cave, gaining skills along the way, the slime comes across and befriends an ancient dragon named Veldora, who was sealed in the cave centuries ago.

Lupin the Third – Part V

The series is set in modern-day France, and follows the thief Arsène Lupin III, and his associates the marksman Daisuke Jigen, the swordsman Goemon Ishikawa XIII, the con artist Fujiko Mine along with his nemesis Inspector Koichi Zenigata, and are joined by the Ami Enan, a teenage hacker.

Tonight’s Episode:Thief and Thief

The Black Notebook with all its dirty secrets about French politicians has changed hands from Lupin to his former partner/enemy Albert and into the hands of the mercenary José, who is using it to cause terrorist attacks and promote a right-wing politician. After forcing the DGES Director General to reveal everything he knows about José, Lupin and Albert, assisted by Jigen and Goemon, storm the chief assassin’s chateau and fight their way past Jóse’s henchmen.

retro – Battle Angel

Gally, is an amnesiac female cyborg. Her intact head and chest, in suspended animation, are found by cybermedic expert Daisuke Ido in the local garbage dump. Ido manages to revive her, and, finding she has lost her memory, names her Gally after his deceased cat. The rebuilt Gally soon discovers that she remembers the legendary martial art Panzer Kunst, although she does not recall anything else. Gally uses her Panzer Kunst to become a mercenary Hunter-Warrior, killing cyborg criminals in the Scrapyard

Tonight’s Episode:Rusty Angel

As he scavenges the Zalem dump heap for useful parts, cyberphysician Daisuke Ido comes across the remains of a female cyborg, who is still alive. Ido takes her home and decides to restore her, transferring her into a new cyborg body and names her Gally. Though without her memories, Gally otherwise enjoys her new life, even becoming interested in a local boy Yugo. But it is Doc Ido’s mysterious night-time excursions that will start to tirggers Gally’s forgotten memories and reflexes.

Sword Art Online: Alicization

Kazuto has been recruited to assist in testing an experimental FullDive machine, Soul Translator (STL), which has an interface that is far more realistic and complex than the previous machine he had played to help develop an artificial intelligence for the Ministry of Defense (MOD) named A.L.I.C.E. He tests the STL by entering a virtual reality cyberspace created with The Seed package, named UnderWorld (UW). In the UW, the flow of time proceeds a thousand times faster than in the real world, and Kirito’s memories of what happens inside are restricted.

Tonight’s Episode:Swordcraft Academy

Two years have passed since Kirito and Eugeo left Rulid Village. They are now the primary trainees of the North Centoria Imperial Sword Mastery Academy. Their aim is to graduate from the academy as top students and stand a chance to become Integrity Knights, which means gaining access to Central Cathedral and clues to Alice. And after a year of effort, Kirito is about to receive something he has worked on for so long.

Overlord season II

Since appearing in another world, Ains has sent out daily commands as the ruler of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. He also maintains his alter-ego Momon, the strongest adventurer in E-Rantel, to gather funds and keep an ear to the ground. He sets out on quests considered suitable for a adamantite class adventurer, like defeating the Gigant Basilisk.

Tonight’s Episode:Blue Roses

As Ainz reviews the New World finances, he finds it difficult to manage funds for the Lizardmen budget & the undercover Nazarick agents. The Blue Rose adventuring team continue their quest to destroy the Eight Fingers criminal sundicate. And Sebastion has the rescued girl Tuare act as a maid to avoid the Eight Fingers retaliation. Will Sebastion become the next traitor to Nazarick, as Solution fears?

Goblin Slayer

In a world of fantasy, adventurers come far and wide to join the Guild, in order to complete contracts for whatever jobs are available. An inexperienced priestess joins her first adventuring party, but comes into danger after her first adventurer contract involving goblins goes wrong. After the rest of her party is wiped out, she is saved by a man known as Goblin Slayer, an adventurer whose only purpose is the eradication of goblins with extreme prejudice. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there’s no telling who might come calling next.

Tonight’s Episode:The Fate of Particular Adventurers

A young Priestess joins a group of rookie adventurers who decide to raid a cave infested with goblins. Things quickly go awry when the inexperienced party is ambushed by goblins, resulting in all of them save for the Priestess being killed or worse. The Priestess is rescued by the arrival of Goblin Slayer, who swiftly kills the goblins attacking her. She decides to follow Goblin Slayer as he proceeds deeper into the cave.

Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken – Ougen no Kaze (Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure – Golden Wind)

Set in 2001, two years after the events of Diamond is Unbreakable, Koichi Hirose is sent to Italy and tasked by Jotaro Kujo to search for Giorno Giovanna, an aspiring mafia gangster who is a son of Dio Brando. But as Dio possessed the body of Jonathan Joestar at time of his conception, Giorno is technically a Joestar and takes more after them than the father he never knew. The series follows Giorno as he joins the mafia organization Passione, moving up through its ranks with the intention of becoming its boss to improve life in Italy.

Tonight’s Episodes:Gold Experience / Golden Wind

Koichi Hirose travels to Naples, Italy, having been asked by Jotaro Kujo to search for a young man named Haruno Shiobana. Upon arriving at the airport, Koichi is scammed out of his luggage by his target who calls himself Giorno Giovanna. Giorno escapes with Koichi’s luggage by transforming it into a frog, but Giorno is then confronted by a gangster named Leaky Eye Luca for operating on his turf. Later Giorno is confronted by Bruno Bucciarati who brings out the power of his Stand, Sticky Fingers, to extract the truth.

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