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Screening on Saturday 19th February 2022

Screening on the evening of Saturday, February 19th 2022

Another week of February, another wonderful screening by JAFWA to allow you to embrase the language and culture of Japan through the medium of anime.
This we say farewell “Vivy – Flurite Eyes Song” and her journey of 100 years to save us all from the robot apocalypse. But we also give you a preview episode set in a fantasy world.

Faraway Paladin Vivy

NOTE We are now required by City of South Perth to check our attendees’ Vaccination status.

Also welcome our newest Associate Members – the Curtin Pop Culture Club!

The magnificent movie “Belle” (aka “The Dragon and the Freckled Princess”) will have encore screening at Luna Leederville on Sunday 20th February, and we encourage all anime fans (and yet to be fans) to watch it.
There is also the slice-of-life anime movie “Fortune Favours Lady Nikuko” about to start in cinemas soon, to which JAFWA is hoping to obtain some free passes.

Cash for Containers

As people may have noticed, JAFWA collects the recyclable containers (cans and bottles) that are disposed of by our attendees. It helps in a small way.

if you too would like to help JAFWA, and get rid of your unwanted recyclable containers, then please take them to Containers for Change, and quote JAFWA’s account number – C10505693.

Covid-19 Safety Precautions

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 Contact Tracing, either by the SafeWA app on your keitai (mobile phones), or by signing in at the contact tracing sheet near the entry.
– We are now required by City of South Perth to check our attendees’ Vaccine status.

Below is the tentative program for the evening of Saturday February 19th, 2022.

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

5:15pm Non Non Biyori season2 Ep 2/12
5:40pm Uramichi-Oniisan Ep 2/13
6:05pm Restaurant to Another World season 2 Ep 5/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Steins; Gate Ep 5/24 (retro)
7:55pm Faraway Paladin Ep 1 (preview)
8:20pm Lupin III part 6 Ep 4/25
8:45pm To Your Eternity Ep 4/20
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Vivy – Fluorite Eyes Ep 13/13 (v)(final)
9:45pm Talentless Nana Ep 12/13 (v)
10:10pm Re:Zero: season 2 part B Ep 6/12 (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:

  • Sunday February 13th 2022 9:30AM-1PM — Nerd Arcadia Collectors Fair at Murdoch University Sports & Recreation Centre
  • Sunday February 20th — Encore screening of the anime film Belle at Luna Leederville, in Japanese with English subs.
  • From Thursday February 24th — New anime film “Fortune Favours Lady Nikuko” screening at various cinemas, some subbed, some dubbed.
  • Sunday February 27th 2022 9:30AM-1PM — Collectors Zone Toy & Hobby fair at ECU Sport and Fitness Centre, Joondalup
  • Saturday March 26th 2022 1PM->4:30PM — JAFWA next Event Afternoon of make your own fun.
  • Saturday April 2nd 2022 from 10AM — Tokyo Alley at Curtin Stadium-Curtin University

Sad news! The Hyogo Prefectural Center is being closed. However, there is a petition being raised to keep it open.

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Non Non Biyori – Repeat

In the countryside small town village of Asahigaoka, a place lacking many of the conveniences that people from the city are accustomed to. The nearest stores are a few miles away and one of the local schools consists of only five students, each of whom is in a different grade of elementary or middle school. Hotaru Ichijo, a fifth grader from Tokyo, transfers into Asahigaoka Branch School and has to adjust to countryside life with her new friends. A year has passed

This evening’s Episode:We Went to Look at the Stars ” season 2

A few days after transferring in, Hotaru and the others play a game in which they try to knock each other’s rulers off a table. Later, Hotaru gets lost while walking her dog Pechi, but manages to get pointed back towards home thanks to Pechi’s scent. Afterwards, Hotaru goes with Komari to watch the stars together, but run into trouble when their flashlight runs out of battery before they head back.


31-year-old Uramichi Omota has two sides to his personality. He appears as the young man in charge of physical exercises on the educational program “Maman to Together.” Although he has a fresh and upbeat demeanor on the show, he is actually a bit emotionally unstable, he can’t help but reveal his jaded, worn-out personality.

Tonight’s Episodes:Senpai and Kohai

Uramichi struggles to find the energy to continue with the energetic children, and it doesn’t help that he has weird dreams. But an adult has to do what an adult has to do. Even if his dreams follow him. Sunday can’t come fast enough.

Restaurant to Another World (Isekai Shokudou) season 2

The Western Restaurant Nekoya is a restaurant situated in a mundane corner of an undisclosed Tokyo shopping district which offers a lot of Japanese versions of Western dishes. It opens during usual business hours but is closed during holidays and weekends. But secretly it is also open on Saturdays, as on this particular day it creates doorways to another world inhabited by elves, dragons, animal men and other fantastic creatures, who enter the restaurant and partake of its exotic food, with many of them becoming regular patrons. But while Nekoya mainly offers food, it is also a place where relationships are forged, inspirations made, and salvation for the needy is provided.

Tonight’s Episodes:Scotch Egg / Mont Blanc

Emilio, a young man who has suffered harassment all his life due to his unusually feminine appearance, leaves his home village to make himself more masculine, but instead is taken in by Lucia, a lamia priestess, and invited to a meal of Scotch eggs at Nekoya. Later on, Thomas the Searcher, a Demon Kingdom adventurer and tracker, who was hired by a noblewoman to find out where her old head maid, who recently passed away, has had access to the mysterious “Mont Blanc” dessert she’d occasionally serve.

Steins; Gate

Rintaro Okabe is a self-proclaimed “mad scientist” who believes that an international organization is conspiring to reshape the world according to its own interests. He and his friend Itaru Hashida inadvertently create a gadget able to send messages to the past. The discovery and experimentation of this instrument become the catalyst of fundamental alterations to the present. Oblivious of the consequences of their actions, Rintaro and his friends end up creating modifications of grievous proportions. He must then try to find a way to return as close as possible to the original timeline in order to save his precious lab members.

Tonight’s Episodes:Starmine Rendezvous

Arriving back at the lab with Rintaro, Kurisu is met with a strange reaction from Suzuha. While the gang gathering parts needed to connect the IBN 5100 with Daru’s PC, Suzuha warns Rintaro to be cautious of Kurisu. Using the IBN 5100 to decipher SERN’s encrypted files.

preview item – The Faraway Paladin (Saihate no Paradin)

In a city of the dead, long since ruined and far from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will, and he’s being raised by three undead: the hearty skeletal warrior, Blood; the graceful mummified priestess, Mary; and the crotchety spectral sorcerer, Gus. The three pour love into the boy, and teach him all they know. But one day, Will starts to wonder: “Who am I?”

Tonight’s Episode:The Boy from the City of the Dead

After passing away, a man reincarnates in a fantasy-like world as Will, an orphan raised by three undead warriors: Blood, the skeleton swordsman, Mary, the mummified priestess and Gus, the ghost sorcerer.

Lupin III part 6

The World’s geatest gentleman thief Lupin III, and cohorts, contending with detective Sherlock Holmes when Lupin becomes the top suspect in the murder of the former’s longtime partner, Dr. Watson. Lupin is also after a treasure hidden by The Raven, a mysterious organization that manipulates the British government from the shadows

Tonight’s Episodes:The Imperial City Dreams of Thieves, Part 1

Lupin is caught in a flash of blinding light and finds himself in Showa era Japan circa 1930. He finds that he is the thief “Golden Mask” being pursued by Inspector Namikoshi who looks like Zenigata. “Golden Mask” sets his sights on a national treasure from the Imperial Museum but he must contend with private detective extraordinaire, Kogoro Akechi and the “Black Lizard”, who resembles Fujiko.

To Your Eternity (Fumetsu no Anata e) season 2

An omnipotent narrator casts an orb of light to the Earth, watching as this entity copies the shape of a rock and then, many years later, mimics the moss on a rock. When a wolf dies beside the moss, it evolves, taking on the creature’s shape and gaining movement for the first time. As the wolf, the orb observes the dead wolf’s owner, a young man who lives alone on a frozen tundra. The time the orb spends with the boy leaves a mark on the entity as it observes, mimics, and bonds with the boy and then the other creatures it eventually comes across—all while transcending death and living for time immemorial.

Tonight’s Episode:Those Who Follow

Parona escapes with March, Fushi and the elder but is chased by the villagers from Yanome. When Parona is exposed to the enemies’ attack, March sacrifices her life to save Parona. This causes Fushi to transform the bear and take down the enemies.

Vivy – Fluorite Eyes Song

A songstress AI named Vivy is given the mission of making people happy with her songs, and works to one day take the main stage of the amusement park where she works. However, she encounters another AI named Matsumoto who claims to have been sent from 100 years in the future in order to prevent a destructive war between humans and AIs, starting Vivy’s 100-year journey to save the world.

This evening’s Episode:Fluorite Eye’s Song ” Finale

After being sent back in time, Vivy quickly informs Matsumoto of the situation and, at Osamu’s request, immediately approaches Toak, resulting in the scientist’s death but also saving vital resources. Using her foreknowledge, Vivy instructs Matsumoto and Toak to assault the Arayashiki Tower while she returns to Nialand’s main stage to shut down every AI using her song, considering it a “fitting stage”.

Talentless Nana (Munou na Nana)

An academy on an island in unnavigable waters. There, students trained tirelessly to fight back against the enemies of humanity. Nana, a student newly transferred there, also sets out with the intention of eradicating all enemies of humankind.

This evening’s Episodes:The Invisible Blade part 3

After thinking about it, Nana decides to save Michiru. When Nana approaches her teacher, he suggests that she asks Kyouya for help, which she does. Later, Kyouya shows up while Nana is tending to Michiru. That night, Nana is still tending to Michiru when Fuuko arrives, wondering if there has been any further developments in the case.

Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a Different World from Zero) season 2 part B

Subaru Natsuki is an ordinary high school student who is lost in an alternate world, where he is rescued by a beautiful, silver-haired girl. He stays near her to return the favor, but the destiny she is burdened with is more than Subaru can imagine. Enemies attack one by one, and both of them are killed. He then finds out he has the power to rewind death, back to the time he first came to this world. But only he remembers what has happened since.

This evening’s Episodes:The Permafrost of Elior Forest

Pandora reveals to Emilia that, as the Witch’s Daughter, she possesses the key to unlock the seal and tries to convince Emilia to open it for her. Despite Pandora promising no harm to the forest’s residents if Emilia unlocks the seal, Emilia refuses because of a promise she made to Mother Fortuna.

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