The Japanese Media Appreciation Club

at DePaul University

JMAC WQ Week 5: Naruto Shippuden Robot Specials and Gunslinger Girl

Hi, JMACers!

Can you believe that the first month of 2016 is practically over? That we’re already 1/12th done with the entire year? That midterm season is practically upon us? Whoa…

JMAC’s Voice Actor Event with Kyle Hebert!

Best known as The Narrator/Gohan from DragonballZ, Ryu from Streetfighter and Kamina from Gurren Lagann, voice actor Kyle Hebert is coming to give a panel at DePaul! This event will include a Q&A session, a meet-and-greet, and free food!

This event will take place on Saturday, February 6th in SAC 254 from 12-4pm. RSVP and say you’re attending this highly anticipated event by contacting with the number of attendees via email or through the event page for the JMAC Facebook group!

Next Week’s Meeting: Winter Quarter Week 5

Join us on Monday, February 1st from 4-9pm in room 380 of the Lincoln Park Student Center for this week’s JMAC meeting! This week’s social hour will be a screening of the Naruto Shippuden Robot Specials (mecha Naruto fillers, yo).

The weekly showing for tomorrow’s meeting is Gunslinger Girl. In this anime, a government agency turns orphaned children into emotionless killing machines. Although they are still children at heart, if they don’t play by the agency’s rules, they will die.

And after a short break, we will screen the final three episodes of Kids on the Slope, the first of our two running series for winter quarter. Don’t mind me just getting a lil sentimental thinking about the progress these children are makin’ in their lives and their complicated relationships of love and tales of friendship aaaaaah, yes. :’)

Last Week’s PowerPoint: WQ Week 4 (aka JMAC week 13)

Attached are the slides from last week’s JMAC meeting! This week’s slides are themed with Japanese desserts and feature a video from a Japanese band that has performed with many Western-based alternative bands. Be sure to check out the slides for the final feature of this month’s manga of the month!

Stay spectacular, JMAC!
Sara S.
JMAC Secretary

JMAC Website

WQ Week 4.pdf

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