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Screening on Saturday 26th June 2021

Come all ye wonderful JAFWA members, and nominate for the upcoming annual JAFWA election (see below) and join the committee. Decide upon your election strategies, such as suggesting that there are too many isekai shows in the current program. Nominees will be invited to the next JAFWA committee meeting to see how it is done.

This being the last JAFWA session in June, expect usual end of month Survey during the Dinner Break this week. Along with the Member’s Prize draw.

Totoro Land

Japanese 2022 calendars are starting to show up on pre-order. Anybody interested in doing a bulk order this year?
Hopefully this will distract from SuperNova cancellation.

Annual General Meeting and Elections

Being an incorporated club, JAFWA needs to hold annual elections, which will be occurring in July.
Anyone can nominated to enter the elections, so long as they are:

  1. A fully registered and paid up member of JAFWA for 3 months before the election.
  2. Resident of WA.

If you haven’t done so before, being involved in a non-for-profit organisational committee is a great way to learn some new skills and be a part of something great. The JAFWA committee hopes to see you at the AGM to discuss the progress of your club, and looks forward to any new blood and ideas for the future of JAFWA.

Covid-19 Safety Precautions

When necessary, we continue taking precautions to limit the possible future waves of CoVid-19, and we ask that you co-operate and even help where possible with our efforts to keep you safe – some social distancing, extra cleaning with antiseptic, library under limited access, etc. Also, we must ask that anyone unfortunate enough to be infected to not attend JAFWA until they are contagion free.
– Help is always welcome during set-up and pack-up due to the extra duties imposed by COVID-19 precautions.
– Please arrive early to confirm personal details due to COVID 19 regulations. There will be Contract Tracing, either by the SafeWA app on your keitai (mobile phones), or by signing in at the contact tracing sheet near the entry.

Below is the tentative program for the evening of Saturday June 26th, 2021.

All items in the original Japanese language with English subtitles. With assistance from a grant from and

5:15pm Ascendance of a Bookworm Ep 19/26
5:40pm Reincarnated as a Slime Ep 5/12
6:05pm Hataraku Saibo season 2 Ep 5/8
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm I’m a Spider, So What Ep 4/?
7:55pm Revolutionary Girl Utena Ep 19/39
8:20pm Fire Force season 2 Ep 5/24
8:45pm Uraseki Picnic Ep 4/12
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Re: Zero season 2 Ep 7/25 (v)
9:45pm Moriarty the Patriot Ep 6/11 (v)
10:10pm Attack on Titan final season part 1 Ep 6/16 (v)

Doors Open before Screening:~5:00 PM

Program Finishes:~10:45 PM

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Dates of Interest

Barring a resurgence of COVID-19 pestilence, these fannish events of interest are scheduled to happen:

  • From Thursday June 10th 2021 — new anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish! at Event Innaloo and Hoyts Carousel.
  • Saturday June 12th 2021 — nominations open for JAFWA’s annual elections for committee.
  • PostPoned June 26th to June 28th 2021 —it looks like Supanova will not be happening this year in Perth.
  • Saturday July 17th 2021 — JAFWA’s AGM and annual elections for committee.


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Ascendance of a Bookworm (Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame niwa Shudan o Erandeiraremasen)

The story follows Motosu Urano, a book-loving post-secondary student and soon-to-be librarian who ends up crushed to death beneath a pile of books during an earthquake. With her dying breath, she wishes to be reincarnated in a world where she can read books forever. Urano awakens in the body of a weak, five-year-old girl named Myne in a world where books are scarce and only available to elites. Myne, retaining her memories from her previous life, decides to create and print her own books so that she can read again.

Tonight’s Episode:Cleanups and Star Festivals ” season 2

Under the leadership of Myne, Fran, and Gil, the orphanage is rebuilt and establishes of rule of rewarding those who work. The children go forging for paper supplies in the forest with Gunther and Lutz, and are rewarded by Myne for their productivity and hard work. Myne’s three retainers are gifted slates and pencils to practice their writing while the rest of the children were given flashcards to play with made of the wood they collected in the forest, which Benno quickly buys the rights to.

That Time I Was Re-incarnated as a Slime (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken) season 2

37-year-old Satoru Mikami died 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. Now champion of monsters Rimuru Tempest ends the orc war and earns the esteemed title as Slime Chancellor. Now that the Jura Tempest Alliance is growing even further, they will now be meeting the animal kingdom of Eurazania, reuniting with King Gazel, rising tensions between monsters and humans, and Rimuru encountering the strongest enemy he’s ever faced.

This evening’s Episode:Prelude to the Disaster

With Rimuru out of the country, amidst news that Milim is about to launch an attack on Eurazania, Clayman forces Mjurran to summon a barrier that negates all magic power within Tempest and the Kingdom of Falmuth creates another barrier that traps all inhabitants inside to prevent their escape.

Cells at Work season 2 (Hataraku Saib?)

The world is a dangerous place for a red blood cell just trying to get her deliveries finished. Fortunately, she’s not alone… she’s got a whole human body’s worth of cells ready to help out. The mysterious white blood cell, the buff and brash killer T cell, the nerdy neuron, even the cute little platelets — everyone’s got to come together if they want to keep you healthy.

This evening’s Episode:Harmful Bacteria

Neutraphil U-1146, Normal Cell, and NK Cell go to the large intestine, which is full of toxic gas due to harmful bacteria. Red Blood cell AE3083 joins the platelets on a tour of the large intestine. The main Killer T Cell has been promoted to a Memory T Cell and joins them in their search for Cancer Cell.

I’m a Spider, So What? (Kuma desu ga, nanika)

After a Japanese classroom was destroyed by a mysterious explosion all the students reincarnated as humans on a fantasy world except for a female student who had the lowest reputation on the classroom, she was reincarnated as a spider monster. Being the weakest monster on the dungeon she need to survive using all her human intellect and courage.

Tonight’s Episode:Monkey, Wha—?

Fortunately for Nameless, the earth dragon Araba does not consider her worth its attention and leaves. Finding herself stuck in the lower stratum, she begins exploring whilst constantly having to hide as every creature down here is much stronger than her. She eventually finds herself starving and resorts to eating the only species weaker than her: grubs so poisonous eating them almost kills her.

retro – Shoujo Kakumei Utena (Revolutionary Girl Utena)

Utena Tenjou, a teenage girl who expresses her desire to be a prince through her strong-willed personality and tomboyish manner of dress. She finds herself drawn into a series of sword duels at Ohtori Academy, to win the hand of Anthy Himemiya, a mysterious girl known as the “Rose Bride” who possesses the “power to revolutionize the world”.

Tonight’s Episode:Wakaba Flourishing

It turns out that Student Council vice-President Saionji has been staying in Wakaba’s room ever since he was expelled. Saionji treats her uncharacteristically well, and Wakaba is elated at having Saionji all to herself. Mikage and Anthy conspire to reverse Saionji’s expulsion and stoke frustration in Wakaba.

Fire Force (En’en no Sh?b?tai, literally “Blazing Firefighting Corps”) – season 2

In the year 198 of the Age of the Sun, Tokyo is a crowded cosmopolis. But the world’s most populous city is threatened by devils that cause people to burst into flame at random. The only ones who can stop it are the Pyrofighters, a team of specialized firefighters. The young Shinra, blessed with the ability to ignite his feet and travel at the speed of a rocket, wants nothing more than to be a hero, and knows that this is the place for him. But he’s not the best at following orders.

Tonight’s Episode:Corna (Sign of the Devil)

The Fire force has its hands full with the demon and the burning buildings. Licht suggests utilizing the power of the second generations to channel the flames into the town square where they are controlled by Maki and turned into a spiraling firestorm. While fighting Charon, Shinra recalls that Flam Karim said that second generation pyrokinetics cannot create fire but can control it. He suspects that Charon is one of those and tries using the Corona technique again.

Urasekai Picnic (Otherside Picnic)

College student Sorawo Kamikoshi has been exploring the strange dream-like world she calls the Otherside ever since she stumbled upon it during her days as an urban explorer, but her most recent trip has gotten her into serious trouble. That’s when she meets Toriko Nishina, a strange young woman searching the Otherside for her missing friend. Toriko helps Sorawo out of her predicament, and Sorawo falls into helping Toriko in her mission. But each journey into the Otherside brings strange new dangers and skills, and Sorawo isn’t sure that the search is worth it.

Tonight’s Episode:Space, Time, and a Middle-Aged Man

Sorawo receives a warning from the “Space-Time Man”, an Otherside being taking the form of a middle-aged man, not to investigate the Otherside any further or she’ll be trapped there forever. Later at a cafe, Sorawo asks Toriko if Satsuki is even still alive after three months in the Otherside. Toriko abruptly leaves to go to the Otherside herself.

Re:Zero ? Starting Life in Another World (Ri:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu) season 2

Slacker Subaru has been mysteriously transported into a fantasy world, and involved in the politics of royal ascension, and magical terrorist expression. After learning more behind the Death Loop and Witches of Sin, Subaru vows to save Emilia and his friends from further doom.

Tonight’s Episode:Friend

Subaru is angry at Beatrice for only saving him and attempts suicide so he can restart, but she stops him. He then notices she has what appears to be a Witch Cult Gospel and questions her until she snaps, claiming everything she did for him was under the book’s orders. Elsa then finds them and kills Subaru.

Moriarty the Patriot (Y?koku no Mori?ti)

James Moriarty is an orphan who assumes the name William James Moriarty when he and his younger brother are adopted into the Moriarty family. As a young man, he seeks to remove the ills caused by England’s strict class system.

Tonight’s Episode:The ‘Noahtic’ Act 1

A commoner is chased down by a hunter and his dogs before being shot. The ocean liner Noahtic begins its maiden voyage and Count Blitz Enders, an openly arrogant noble, heavily criticizes that commoners are allowed aboard. Days previously, William shared his plan to slowly remake society by plunging London into an era of crime, all while committing murders designed to educate commoners in exactly how the nobility have been abusing them, starting with Blitz.

Attack On Titan (Shingeki ni Kyojin) season 4 part 1

Young Eldian Warrior candidates Gabi Braun and Falco Grice, seeking to inherit Reiner’s Armored Titan four years after the failed mission to claim the Founding Titan. As Marley’s dominance over competing nations begins to weaken due to the development of anti-titan weaponry, they plan to invade Paradis to develop their military using the resources on the island and also recover the Founding Titan. However, Eren Yeager and the Survey Corps have reached the Marley shoreline

Tonight’s Episode:The War Hammer Titan

In a flashback prior to Willy’s declaration of war on Paradis, he farewells his family and discusses with Commander Magath the probability of an attack at the ceremony, although Willy is prepared to become a martyr in support of his cause. In the present, the Attack Titan devours Willy and continues its rampage, devastating the Marleyan military brass. As the other titans enter the fray, the Survey Corps appear with their anti-titan techniques.

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