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Screening on Saturday 19th January 2019


Below is the program for the evening of Saturday January 19th, 2010.

What a wonderful return to JAFWA it was last week. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves.

This week we start screening the next new regular series. Its start was delayed a week so that we could fit in the retro “Battle Angel” (technically the Japanese name is transliterated as “Gunnm”, from 1993). We are hoping the upcoming release of the James Cameron movie, expected in cinemas in February, will be worthwhile.


Be aware that JAFWA will not have a session on the Australia Day Weekend. We will make up for it with a short session from 6PM on Saturday 2 Feb, after the Westlodge club meeting.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles.

5:10pm Irodzuka Sekai no Ashita kara Ep 2/13
5:35pm Legend of the Galactic Heroes (new thesis) Ep 2/12
6:00pm Land of the Lustrous Ep 2/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm That time I got re-incarnated as a Slime Ep 2/24
7:55pm Hinamatsuri Ep 1/12
8:20pm Battle Angel Alita Ep OAV 2/2 (retro)
8:50pm Sword Art Online: Alicization – series 3 Ep 8/?
9:15pm Late Break
9:25pm Overlord season II Ep 8/13 (v)
9:55pm Goblin Slayer Ep 3/12 (v)
10:25pm Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Golden Wind Ep 2/39 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~4:55 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Dates of Interest

  • 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:I Can’t Stand Magic

Trying to explain herself, and understand why she could see colours in Aoi’s drawings, Hitomi says it is is magic and implies she is a mage. Hitomi gets enrolled in Minamigaoka school where she is reunited with the members of the Photography & Art Club. Her teenage grandmother-to-be can’t return soon enough, now that thyere are rumours that Hitomi and Aoi are a couple.

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:Battle of Astarte

Count Lohengramm has led the Imperial fleet to near certain victory over the Free Planets Alliance. But before total victory, the lone voice of Commodore Yang Wen-Li assures victory for the beleagured Free Planets fleet. What happens when two brilliant tactical and strategic geniuses wage war against each other?

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:Diamond

Phos approaches Diamond for advice on what to add to the encyclopedia when another group of Lunarians appear. Diamond’s sword is knocked away while trying to deflect the Lunarians’ attack, but they are saved by another diamond-class Lustrous, Bort, who Diamond laments they can not surpass. Only Phos can end up swallowed by a snail.

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:Meeting the Goblins

The slime, who is given the new name of Rimuru Tempest, helps Veldora to find a way to break his seal by using his Predator skill to swallow him inside his body and analyze it from both sides. Rimuru finds his way out of the cave after a group of human adventurers open the entrance. Rimuru then encounters a group of goblins, who need help.


Yakuza member Yoshifumi Nitta, ends up taking care of a mysterious girl with telekinetic powers named Hina who inexplicably appeared in his apartment. Even though she threatens him with her extraordinary powers.

Tonight’s Episode:Arrival of the Psychokinetic Girl!

A mid-level Yakuza, Yoshifumi Nitta, relaxes at home when a large metal pod drops onto his head out of nowhere. After hitting a switch on the back, a naked girl emerges from the pod. Remembering nothing else except her name, Hina, she uses psychokinesis to threaten Nitta into buying her clothes and toys.

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:Tears Sign

Gally has become a Hunter-Warrior, but still has feelings for local young handyman Yugo, who harbours a desire to go to the floating city of Zarem. However Yugo is involved in activities that will bring him into conflict with Gally. How will Gally deal with these conflicting choices?

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:Swordsman’s Pride

Before the duel, Sortiliena warns Kirito that the secret of the Levinteinn family’s power is by imbuing their sword with the blood of their enemies, in order to get stronger, thus Uolo’s request for a match with real swords. Kirito’s aim to give his mentor a suitable graduation gift may be facing an insurmountable hurdle.

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:A Boy’s Feeling

Aspiring swordsman Climb heads to an Inn where Gagaran & Evileye are having lunch to inform them of plans. As the conversation goes on, news of the new Adamantite team “Darkness” with adventurers Momon & Nabe, with The Wise King of the Forest as a pet astounds them. But Climb may learn more important things when he witnesses Sebas stop some drunken louts in the marketplace,

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:Goblin Slayer

We find some more of the enigmatic Goblin Slayer’s background as he assists a childhood friend. Considered a weirdo for only targetting low-reward goblins, he plans to attack a fortress occupied by goblins, with his new follower the young Priestess.

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:Bucciarati Is Coming

Faced with Bucciarati’s Stand, Sticky Fingers, the inexperienced Giorno desperately uses Gold Experience to defend himself, which causes Bucciarati’s senses to go berserk after being hit. Can Giorno survive this battle, and maintain his self-respect, that he finds in the gangster culture? Can he become a Gang-Star?

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