Spirited Away – POWA Movie Screening, 10th May 2019

Location: ECU Joondalup Room 7.101

POWA Club is pleased to host a screening of the Academy Award winning anime film “Spirited Away”, directed by legendary creator Hayao Miyazaki.

This event will be completely free to all attendees, and will be taking place in room 7.101 at ECU Joondalup. Doors will open at 6:00PM, with the movie screening to start at 6:30. With a runtime of approximately 120 Minutes, we expect to be finished around 8:30PM. Drinks and Snacks will be available for purchase during the screening.

“Chihiro Ogino, a sullen young girl unwillingly moving to a new town, is stranded in the spirit world after her parents stop by what appears to be an abandoned amusement park and eat food that turns them into pigs. At first, her only aid is Haku, a mysterious boy who finds her shelter and a job in a bathhouse that caters to these spirits; eventually, Chihiro makes more friends as she searches for a way to make her parents human again and escape the spirit world before she forgets her real identity.”

Details for the Facebook event can be found here.

Tournament of POWA Grand Finale Screening, 12th May 2019

Location: ECU Joondalup Room 7.101

POWA Anime Club welcomes members past and present for a very special event. A grand celebration of 10 years of screenings and POWA’s favourite anime as voted by our members!

Over the past two months, POWA has voted on every series we have watched and now we are proud to reveal the winners of the Tournament of POWA. Over this extra-long screening, we will be watching the first episodes of each of the top 10 shows, leading up to the reveal of the top 3 winners.

A gold coin donation and will get you entry to the event and complimentary pizza during the dinner break. There is still plenty about this event to reveal as we head into the final rounds of the Tournament.

We will be using 7.101 at ECU Joondalup. Doors will open at 1:30, with the screening itself to start at 2:00. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase during the screening.

The event’s schedule:
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1:30 – Doors Open

2:00 – Tournament of POWA 10th Place Winner

2:30 – Tournament of POWA 9th Place Winner

3:00 – Tournament of POWA 8th Place Winner

3:30 – Tournament of POWA 7th Place Winner

4:00 – Short Break

4:15 – Tournament of POWA 6th Place Winner

4:45 – Tournament of POWA 5th Place Winner

5:15 – Dinner Break, with complimentary pizza and some fun surprises

6:00 – Tournament of POWA 4th Place Winner

6:30 – Tournament of POWA 3rd Place Winner (Reveal)

7:00 – Tournament of POWA 2nd Place Winner (Reveal)

7:30 – Tournament of POWA 1st Place Winner (Reveal)

The Tournament of POWA is a quest to discover POWA’s favourite anime. To stay up to date with the tournament, go here.

Details for the Facebook event can be found here.

Demon Slayer Premiere Event, April 2nd

POWA is having another theatre outing to see a special premiere event. The long-awaited adaptation of the Shonen Jump manga series, Demon Slayer, has set its sights on the big screen for an epic Australian premiere. For ONE NIGHT ONLY, devour five episodes of the brand-new series in a feature-length presentation.

As we cannot book ahead, we cannot guarantee seats in the cinema. Ensure that you arrive early enough to purchase your tickets at the counter so you don’t end up disappointed.

“Since ancient times, rumours have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods resulting in the local townsfolk never venturing outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons. For young Tanjirou, these rumours will soon to become his harsh reality when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon.

To his surprise, however, Nezuko still shows signs of human emotion and thought. Thus begins Tanjirou’s quest to fight demons and turn his sister human again.”

We hope to see you there!

Details for the Facebook event can be found here.