This year we will be screening full episodes of the latest new release anime series from Madman, as well as a few classics. We will also be showing fresh new series which are airing right now in Japan. So come and catch the next big hit at the SMASH! screenings! Look below and see what is screening and where!
Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere [PG] - 9am
In the distant future, Japan, the only inhabitable region on planet earth had been seized by foreign entities. Exiled, the Japanese people had been residing on the flying city, Musashi ever since. Amongst these refugees was the determined young man, Toori Aoi. After hearing of civil unrest within the occupied Japan, Toori and his band of followers perceived this as an opportunity to retrieve their homeland.
Card Captor Sakura [PG] - 9:30am
A young girl, Sakura Kinomoto finds a mysterious tome called the ‘Book of Clow’. Upon reciting one of the Clow Cards within the tome, the others were released into the depths of the outside world. The guardian of the mysterious tome, Keroberos charges Sakura to capture and retrieve the scattered cards.
Nichijou [PG] - 10am
Follow the lives of a group of high school students, each having their own peculiar personalities as well as the bizarre occurrences are the norm within the academy grounds.
The Secret World of Arrietty [G] - 10:30am
A magical composition by Studio Ghibli, it follows the adventures of a young girl, Arrietty and her family of miniature beings. They live under the floorboards of a rundown apartment unnoticed by its residents.
Waiting in the Summer [PG] - 12:30am
Precious memories of the departed will continue to exist on the film of a rolling camera. With Kaito’s abrupt encounter with the mysterious Ichika, what new attachments will develop in the approaching summer of both joy and sadness?
Puella Magi Madoka Magica [M 15+] - 1pm
A seemingly ordinary young girl Madoka and her friends Sayaka makes a magical encounter with a strange creature which offered to grant a wish of their choice in exchange for transforming them into magical girls. However, their choice may change their own destinies forever.
Guilty Crown [M 15+] - 1:30pm
In 2039, years after an epidemic that devastated million of lives, Tokyo was nothing but a shadow of its former glory with its borders controlled by foreign entities. Shu only wishes to be a normal high school student, but his sudden encounter with the mysterious Inori and the ‘Funeral Parlor’ resistance group turn his life upside down. As his involvement with the resistance intensifies, the memories that he vowed to leave behind gradually manifests.
Persona 4: The Animation [PG] - 2pm
There exists an alternate dimension in the small country town of Inaba where intruders who enter via a midnight television channel confront their own inner darkness’s and insecurities. Yuu Narukami, upon his arrival to Inaba stumbles upon a series of vicious murders involving victims being forced into television sets. Having overcome his own darkness, Yuu and his friends sets out to find the culprit of the murders.
Deadman Wonderland [MA 15+] - 2:30pm
After being framed for the mass murder of his entire class, Ganta, a young boy was thrown into a savage prison where the detained were forced to participate in games of death. He soon discovers that he possesses a strange power and is determined to use it to break himself free from living hell.
Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos [MA 15+] - 3pm
The travels of Edward, Alphonse and their company lead them to the slums inhabited by residents who called themselves the Milos. Before long the Edward and his group finds themselves caught up in a rebellion between the Milos and the occupants of Table City, the capital of the Milos’ original homeland before being exiled. At the centre of the conflict, a young alchemist, Julia Crishton will stop at nothing than to reunite her people with their former homeland, even if it means harnessing the dark powers of the philosopher’s stone.
UN-GO [M 15+] - 9am - 10am
In a futuristic Japan where war and terrorist attacks are common, Shinjuro Yuki, a vigilante detective immerses himself into solving various mysteries with his strange but talented partner, Inga.
Ghost Hound [M 15+] - 9am
Set in an isolated region of Kyushu, follow the exciting adventures of a group of 3 boys; Taro, Makoto and Masayuki as they cross paths between the world of the living and the dead.
Welcome to Irabu's Office [M +15] - 9:30am
Many patients with bizarre tendencies pays visit to the psychiatric ward of Irabu General Hospital headed by the eccentric Dr. Ichiro Irabu. Despite the doctor’s unorthodox treatments, patients are always to find peace in their minds.