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Screening on Saturday 12th March 2022

Screening on the evening of Saturday, March 12th 2022

We enter the month of March, which according to the Australian Met Office, is officially Autumn. So here is hoping for more clement temperatures.
But you should come to JAFWA in any case.
This week we will start our new regular item set within an unhealthy body.

Cells at Work Code Black

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!

There is also the slice-of-life anime movie “Fortune Favours Lady Nikuko” about to start in cinemas soon, to which JAFWA has obtained 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 March 12th, 2022.

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

5:15pm Non Non Biyori repeat Ep 4/12
5:40pm Uramichi-Oniisan Ep 3/13
6:05pm Restaurant to Another World season 2 Ep 7/12
6:30pm dinner break
7:15pm door prize drawing, and announcements
7:30pm Fena: Pirate Princess Ep 6/12
7:55pm Steins; Gate Ep 7/24 (retro)
8:20pm Lupin III part 6 Ep 7/25
8:45pm To Your Eternity Ep 7/20
9:10pm Late Break
9:20pm Cells At Work: Black Ep 1/13
9:45pm Golden Kamuy Ep 2/12 (V)
10:10pm Re:Zero: season 2 part B Ep 8/12 (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:

  • From Thursday February 24th — New anime film “Fortune Favours Lady Nikuko” screening at various cinemas, some subbed, some dubbed.
  • Cancelled Saturday March 26th 2022 — Japane Festival.
  • 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
  • Saturday April 9nd 2022 9AM->12PM — Nexus Toy and Collectors Fair at Victoria Park Leisure Centres – Aqualife and Leisurelife

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

Please help Hyogo Prefectural Center


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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:I Made a Teru-teru Bouzu ” season 2

Wanting to clear up the rain so she can ride her new bike, Renge dresses up as a teru teru bouzu, which Komari mistakes for a monster. Later, Renge becomes saddened when some tadpole shrimp she was looking after die, but Natsumi manages to recover some of their eggs, which hatch into new babies.


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 Episode:Wash Your Hands and Gargle

Uramichi bears up with the indignities of new “educational” costume designs easily. But Evangelists make him questions trust and his faith. For what reward is he working for? His drawing skills will be put to the test.

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:Okonomiyaki / Green Tea Shaved Ice

Regulars Soemon, a samurai, and Doshun, a diviner, both inhabitants from two rivalling Western Continent nations. While the two start hurling insults as soon as they see each other, their interaction undergoes a drastic change once they are served their mutually beloved dish, okonomiyaki. Afterwards, a young elf magician named Ilzegant, who has been living an isolated existence on his late parents’ sky island refuge, finds a Nekoya door and is served a shaved ice special, inspiring him to try and replicate the recipe.

Fena: Pirate Princess (Kaizoku Oujo)

An orphan girl, Fena Houtman, has been raised on an Island where there is no hope of becoming anything more than chattel, to be used and discarded by soldiers of the British Empire. But Fena is more than just another powerless orphan. When her mysterious past comes knocking, Fena will break the chains of her oppressors.

Tonight’s Episode:Mutiny on the Blue Giant

The buried Goblin Knights find some unexploded gunpowder and use it to blast their way out. Meanwhile, the pirate O’Malley delivers Fena to Abel on his ship the Blue Giant, but Abel refuses to pay her after noticing the cut that Ching left on Fena’s neck. After O’Malley leaves, Abel tells Fena that he knew her mother and that the Goblin Knights were just using her.

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 Episode:Divergence Singularity

After Daru updates the Phone Microwave’s firmware, Rintaro decides to perform an experiment attempting to change history by sending winning lottery numbers to the past. Upon sending the D-Mail, he experiences a sensation similar to the one he had before the satellite crash.

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:An Untold Tale

While Albert d’Andrésy is questioning an informant about an assassin targeting Holmes, the informant is shot dead by the sniper. Zenigata meets up with Lestrade, where they drink the night away complaining about Holmes pursuing his own crime-busting agenda. While observing Holmes’ house, Lupin is found by Zenigata, but they spot a sniper nearby and give chase

To Your Eternity (Fumetsu no Anata e) season 1

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:The Boy Who Wants to Change

Gugu is a child who works in shops to live but is abandoned by his older brother, and then nearly dies in a rail road. However, Gugu is saved by Pioran’s lover, Booze Man, and is forced to wear a mask to hide his horrendous injuries. It is then that Pioran and Fushi reach their restaurant, with the latter interacting with Gugu several times.

Cells at Work! Code Black (Hataraku Saibou Burakku)

A newbie Red Blood Cell is one of 37 trillion working to keep this body running. But something’s wrong. Stress hormones keep yelling at him to go faster. The blood vessels are crusted over with cholesterol. Ulcers, fatty liver, trouble (ahem) downstairs… It’s hard for a cell to keep working when every day is a CODE BLACK.

This evening’s Episode:Smoking, Bacteria, and the Beginning of the End

A naive and idealistic rookie red blood cell named AA2153 starts his first day of work and is overwhelmed by the state of the body he works in. The blood vessels are clogged by cholesterol, the red blood cells are not allowed to take breaks, and everybody is grumpy and rude due to the body being under stress.

Golden Kamuy

Saichi Sugimoto, a survivor of the battle of 203 Hill in the Russo-Japanese War has become a miner in Hokkaido in order to provide for the widow of his dead comrade, Toraji. He hears a dubious story of hidden Ainu gold stashed by a criminal group, and accidentally finds clues to its location. He decides to search for the gold along with an Ainu girl, Asirpa, who rescues him from Hokkaido’s harsh northern wilderness. Though other parties are also hunting for the gold.

This evening’s Episode:Nopperabo

Sugimoto and Asirpa search the nearby city of Otaru for tattooed prisoners, capturing one when he follows them back into the woods. While Asirpa is copying his tattoo, he reveals that someone has been killing the prisoners, and is shot from a distance.

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 Episode:Reunion of Roars

With the surrender negotiations having failed, Subaru, Otto, and Garfiel plan to head back to the mansion to stop Elsa. Garfiel reveals that he has a mixed-blood father and human mother and therefore can also leave the Sanctuary at will. Ram tells Emilia about Subaru’s plans, and asks her to save Roswaal from his obsessive delusions just as he reveals himself.

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