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Welcome to Animania's homepage! We are an anime club at the University of Michigan that started in the mid 1980s and are still growing strong today. In addition to being an anime club, Animania holds monthly events that are open and free to the public, including the annual convention that is not a convention, Con Ja Nai!
Our theme this month is "New Anime of Summer (and Spring) 2014"! We'll be showcasing some of the hottest new anime, just coming out. Our screening this month is in North Quad, not East Hall.
In addition, we're happy to announce that each screening will showcase a featured food! September will be brought to you by...ramen!
Date: September 20th, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Location: 2435 North Quad (105 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
University of Michigan, Central Campus, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(Some synopses modified from Anime News Network and Crunchyroll)
6:00PM to 7:15PM: Haikyuu!!
Inspired by a small-statured pro volleyball player, Shoyo Hinata creates a volleyball team in his last year of middle school. Unfortunately the team is matched up against the "King of the Court" Tobio Kageyama’s team in their first tournament and inevitably lose. After the crushing defeat, Hinata vows to surpass Kageyama. After entering high school, Hinata joins the volleyball team only to find that Tobio has also joined.
7:15PM to 8:00PM: Panels
Panel 1: Food in Japan and what it is — Jacob and Noah
Panel 2: RAMEN!
8:00PM to 9:15PM: Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun (Runner)
Chiyo Sakura, a high school girl who fell in love with the unrefined boy schoolmate Umetaro Nozaki, decides to be courageous one day and asks him out. Her feelings weren't conveyed properly, and before she knew it she ends up helping a particular job of his as an assistant... The series is a shojo manga boy comedy which centers around Nozaki, a high school boy that is a popular shojo manga artist, and has a story woven by very individualistic characters.
9:15PM to 9:30PM: Raffle
As always we'll be holding our monthly raffle. Come along and win some cool anime merchandise!
9:30PM to 10:45PM: No Game No Life
They are both NEETs and Hikikomoris… but on the internet, the genius gamer siblings Sora and Shiro are known as the undefeatable “__” (blank). Sora and Shiro’s talents and skills are so abnormally good they are considered as urban legend. One day a young boy Teto appears before them, claiming to be “One’s Lord”.