Tonight's meeting was the last of this academic year. Many thanks to everyone who came to our events this year, whether you came along once, twenty-four times or somewhere in between! We hope you had fun. And best wishes to those of you who're graduating or otherwise moving on: good luck for the future, and do feel free to drop in on a meeting if you're passing through Oxford again.
If things go to plan our first official meeting in the next academic year will be on Friday 13 October, although we'll have a presence at Freshers' Fair and probably some kind of informal get-together before that, as we usually do.
As is our custom in week 7 of term, we will have a meal before the main meeting this coming Friday. This term we'll be going to Noodle Nation on Gloucester Green, meeting at 6.30. The main meeting will be at Exeter College at 8 PM in the Saskatchewan Room as usual.
Feel free to come to just the meal or just the main meeting if you can make one or the other but not both. If you would like to come to the meal please say so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by commenting on the relevant Facebook post, by 7 PM on Wednesday (I'm busy this week and am not promising to add anyone to the table booking after that deadline).
Oxford Anime Vision meetings are ticking over as normal at 8 PM in the Saskatchewan Room every Friday to the end of term (so our last meeting will be on Friday 16 June). Tomorrow we'll be having an extra episode of Samurai Champloo, to make sure we can fit it into the year (this will be the last time we double up on a show this year).
Also, a couple of bits of anime film news relevant to the UK which I wanted to pass on:
1. In This Corner of the World, a new anime film, is being shown in the UK on 28–29 June, if anyone fancies going to see that. I know many of us will have left Oxford for the summer by then: you can search for a location here and that site will find the nearest screenings. The film's going to be shown at three different cinemas in Oxford.
2. The anime film A Silent Voice, which had some screenings in the UK in February/March, is now available for digital purchase in the UK on various platforms: more details here. This is only a week or two after the film was released on bluray in Japan, so it's an encouragingly early UK release. There will be a UK bluray release in the future.