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CJAS Semester Marathon – December 1

The semester is already at its end!  That means studying, and finals, and the long-awaited trip home… but MOST importantly, it means that it’s time for the MARATHON!

That’s right, CJAS’s semester marathon is coming up on December 1st, right after your last classes come to a close.  Come spend a whole 12 hours (or as many of those as you’d like) with us to view our great schedule!

Now, this is important: WE ARE IN KAUFMANN AUDITORIUM UNTIL 3 PM. That’s the auditorium right next to Lewis, where we normally have showing.  So, we’ll watch everything including Black Jack in Kaufmann, then head over to Lewis during the break.

Don’t forget to come early and try to get into our GAME SHOW!  At 4:25 PM, three contestants’ anime knowledge will be put to the ULTIMATE TEST, a head-to-head competition for FABULOUS PRIZES!!! (disclaimer: prizes may or may not be fabulous)

Enough silliness!  Here’s the schedule for you!  Come for as long as you’d like, whenever you’d like.

NOON - Queen's Blade 1 + 3
12:50 - Here is Greenwood 1 + 2
1:40 - BREAK
1:55 - Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon R: The Movie: Promise of the Rose
3:00 - Black Jack 00 + 08
3:50 - BREAK
4:00 - Nichijou 1
4:25 - GAME SHOW
5:05 - Nichijou 13
5:30 - DINNER
6:30 - Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo 1 + 13
7:20 - Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World) 1 + 2
8:10 - BREAK
8:20 - Kids on the Slope 1 + 2
9:10 - The Soultaker 3
9:35 - Sword Art Online 10
10:00 - BREAK
10:15 - Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
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Last minute substitution: MECHA NIGHT

Discotek acquired the license for Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo early in 2012.  We were counting on them releasing this series on DVD, but that still hasn’t happened.  And so, we’re forced to make a substitution.

Instead of Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo, we will be showing the series that finished next in our voting, The Vision of Escaflowne.  As this was voted in as two episodes, this will also push out one episode of G Gundam.  Don’t worry, though, there’s still one more in the schedule!

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Studio Ghibli and the Cornell Cinema

CJAS has some exciting news for all fans of Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli!

While licensing costs are usually too expensive for us to show any of these films, a special touring series of new Studio Ghibli prints is coming to the Cornell Cinema this fall!  CJAS will be co-sponsoring this series, so make sure you go and get your tickets!

More information on this special event after the jump.

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Tokyo Godfathers?  More like, Tokyo Not- uh… fathers…  um… yeah, we can’t show it.

UPDATE: We will show two random episodes of Azumanga Daioh, followed by the conclusion of the first arc of Humanity has Declined.  Showing will start at 7 as usual.

Due to licensing issues, the scourge of every modern anime club, we will not be able to show our movie, Tokyo Godfathers this week.  But fear not!  

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CJAS has a special event planned for you all this week!

That’s right – this week, we begin our nightlong celebration of the weird and incomprehensible!  Come join us from 7PM until 10PM to experience our picks for some of the most random things we could come up with!

See what’s in store for you after the jump!

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How we are becoming a Goblin Economy

At the outset, let me say that I am not an expert in any of these things. Also, this is a discussion of ideas, not a search for problems nor solutions.

All right, so J. K. Rowling is notorious (at least to me) for bringing up a lot of controversial topics and then proceeding to ignore them completely. (I’m looking at you House Elf Rights Activists!) One of her most interesting ideas was the goblin opinion on ownership. In the book, it is a small matter that acts primarily as a plot device regarding the sword of Gryffindor. Basically, the goblins want it back because they believe that ownership of any object belongs to its creator.

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Autumn Madness! – The Fall Schedule

We’ve got some massive changes coming up this semester! Shortened showings, first half previews, and special events are heading your way! The new schedule for the semester is right below, and click on through for a description of everything going on, as well as information about our shows!

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CJAS Semester Marathon – May 5

Join us on Saturday May 5th from noon to midnight in Goldwin Smith Lewis Auditorium. Enjoy 12 hours of various anime, and be sure to check out the game show at 3:50!

12:00 - Attack of the Super Monsters
1:25 – BREAK
1:35 - Iron Man 1 Baoh
2:00 - Iron Man 2
2:25 - No. 6 1 Death Note 1
2:50 - No. 6 2 Death Note 2
3:15 - BREAK
3:25 - GAME SHOW
4:05 - Redline
5:50 - DINNER
6:50 - Occult Academy 12
7:15 - Occult Academy 13
7:40 - BREAK
7:50 - Read or Die! OVA
9:20 - BREAK
9:30 - Durarara!! 21
9:55 - Durarara!! 22
10:20 - Durarara!! 23
10:45 - Durarara!! 24
11:10 - Soul Eater 24
11:35 - Soul Eater 25

ADDENDUM: Due to licensing problems, we are unable to show Iron Man, and will instead be showing Baoh. In addition to this change, No. 6 will be shown next semester (SPOILERS!!!) and we will be showing Death Note instead.

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CornellCon 2012 – April 28

After not having an event last year, we’re back this year to host a night of all manner of nerdy crap happening on at once, CornellCon. Whether you like Magic the Gathering, trivia, video games, live performances or anything else, we will try to have something to keep you occupied. As seen above, the event will take place in RPCC starting at about 8pm.

Our full schedule of events will be posted at a later date.

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CJAS Doujin Day

Like to draw? Want an art challenge? If so, then do we have an event for you!

This Saturday, April 7th, starting at noon, the Cornell Japanese Animation Society is hosting a doujin creation marathon, somewhere in Goldwin Smith Hall! Check out the poster attached for kitties and information.

Not sure what a doujin is? It’s basically any amateur work, and in this case, we will be trying to put together a short comic in under 24 hours!

Can’t draw? Doesn’t matter! We need a story too, after all! If you can write a story, you can contribute!

In short we need people who can: Write, storyboard, draw, line, shade, and have fun! No need to bring anything aside from yourself as we will be providing food, drinks, and art supplies for everyone interested and attending.

Hope to see you guys there!