AnimeSydney Christmas Party 2016

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TL;DR:
When: Friday 2nd December, 6pm-10:00pm
Where: The Underground UTS
Dress: Christmas-themed, Cosplay, or Smart Casual
Tickets: Contact this page, or any exec of an AnimeSydney affliated club – $15 presale, $20 at the door

Ho ho ho~ Christmas has arrived once again, and once again we invite you to our Christmas Party!! It’ll at the Underground, the UTS campus bar, on the 2nd December at 6pm. It’s an open event, for all ages, and members and non-members alike, so please feel free to invite all your friends and that strange second cousin twice removed that you met that one time.

There’ll be lots of games and activities to keep you busy – here’s just a quick breakdown of what we’ll have going on:

Brush up on your anime knowledge for our no-holds-barred trivia challenge! Only one team can win this brutal match of wits, and claim the glory (and the prizes, but mostly the glory). Become a master of knowing useless facts that will never help you, and make sure to spread your knowledge around different genres, not just the ~big 4~

Pour your blood, sweat and tears into training so you can SLEIGH in our Pokemon tournament (I am so sorry for that pun). There’ll be more than just that though – we’ll have board games, space for TCG and maybe even a cheeky Weiss Schwarz tournament (that’s not really a maybe). Again, we’ve got a whole sack of goodies to give away so win, win, win!

In the spirit of AnimeSydney events, we encourage you to unleash your inner cosplayer and dress up. You can go the conventional route and do a character – or you can do an original Christmas co-ord! If you’re really dedicated, you could even do a Christmas version of your favourite character! There’ll be prizes for the best dressed so style your heart out! That said, if you’re just looking for a chill night, you’re welcome in just casual clothes.

Given the nature of the season, we thought we’d instigate a little bit of weeb love with some Secret Santa. If you have some merch you don’t really want, or even if you’re just feeling really generous, bring a gift to our Secret Santa table and walk away with another mystery gift from someone else. Please note the minimum expected value is $10, so no trading a pair of chopsticks from Daiso for a ~real~ gift.

We’ll also have a rock-out session with our fantastic AnimeSydney band, UNIKON, so get your vocal cords ready to sing along, and your ears ready to listen nice and good. This’ll be one of your last chances to catch this talented crowd in 2016, so if you’ve missed them, now’s your chance to find out how great these guys really are!

Tickets can be bought at the presale price at any event for your club, or by contacting any exec. Get in fast, because if you miss these tickets, you may run out of luck buying at the door – and you’ll have to pay more to boot.

We hope to see you all there to send off yet another great year of AnimeSydney activities~~

AUNSW Kick Off Party!

Hi everyone!

Welcome back to another year of excitement with Anime UNSW! We’re looking forward to another year of gaming, screening, drawing, singing, partying, eating, and camping with you all!

We’ll be starting off the year with our Annual Kick-Off Party, with venue provided by our sponsors, The Nerd Cave! This is a chance for our new and veteran members to reacquaint themselves with the club, the new Executives, and celebrate the new semester.

As always, entry is FREE to any members who have joined or renewed their membership for AUNSW 2016.

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WHEN: 5:00pm-10:00pm, Friday 4th March
WHERE: The Nerd Cave (Level 1/7 Randle St, Surry Hills)
PRICE: FREE for members, otherwise $10 at the door (comes with free membership!)

Hope to see you all there!!
Please note that this is a non-alcoholic event.
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We will also be running activities throughout the night, including:

-~Mingle Bingo~
Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Get to know your fellow members and make new friends. Fill out your sheet and go into the running to win some raffle prizes at the end of the night.

~Art Wall~
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Got some artistic flair? Show off your skills on our art wall for your chance to win! Entries will be judged by our Art Directors, Tracy, Jinny, and Brian.

~Gaming~
Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Machines at the Nerd Cave will be free to use for the entire night! Show off your DDR skills or mow down the opposition at Street Fighter. We will also be holding a tournament, game and details to come!

~Boardgames~
Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
More a fan of the tabletop game variety? A section will be provided to sit down and chill with your fellow members or take them on a large variety of board games. Betray each other in Munchkin, or have a laugh with Cards Against Humanity.

~Dinner~
Time: 6:30pm – ~7:15pm
We will be providing dinner during this event as well as snacks for the duration. Due to the size of our venue we’ll be moving to the nearby Prince Alfred Park to serve you guys food, so pay attention when the venue starts emptying out!

~Trivia~
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Assemble your new team of anime buddies and take on our Trivia challenge! Test your extensive anime knowledge!

~Cosplay Competitions~
Time: 9:00pm – 9:30pm
We encourage all members to cosplay on the night, and will be holding a cosplay competition! Come in your best on the night and be in the running to win some fabulous prizes!

Brought to you by the AUNSW Execs of 2016.

AUNSW @ O-Week 2016!

Welcome back to another year of Uni with AnimeUNSW!
We’ll be having our usual O-Week stall (feat. Cosplaying execs) from Monday to Friday, so be sure to swing by to hang out.

Weekly sessions will be running for O-Week, so come meet some new members or take a break from grabbing all the O-Week freebies and joining clubs. Details below!

Catch us here in the lower walkway near the main gate.
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–!!REMINDER!!–
A new year means new memberships! Renew your membership in person at the stall for $10(Arc)/$20(Non-Arc) and get FREE entry to our Kickoff Party, as well as access to our AnimeSydney sponsorships!

Renew your membership at O-Week and also get a chance at our lucky dip to win a COOL PRIZE!

~O-Week Schedule!~

WHAT: Art Session
WHERE: Quad G041
WHEN: Tuesday 23/2, 12pm-3pm

WHAT: Gaming Session
WHERE: Quad G048
WHEN: Wednesday 24/2, 11am-2pm

WHAT: Screening Session
WHERE: Quad G044
WHEN: Thursday 25/2, 12pm-3pm

AnimeSydney Christmas Party 2015

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For those of you who joined us for our spooooky Halloween screening, we hope you had a great time. Especially the nightmares part. Nightmares or not though, it’s stuvac, or in other words, time to go heads down and study! へええええええ?勉強しなきゃ。。。

But before you get back to that. AnimeSydney Christmas Party is in less than a month!
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Make sure you get your tickets if you haven’t already! We’re selling them now for $15 presale, and they’ll be $25 at the door. Write it on your todo list, sticky note, refrigerator, forehead, somethingcontact an exec and grab your ticket today!

Not sure who to find? You can always message one of us on Facebook, DM our Twitter handle @AnimeUNSW, or email us at execs@animeunsw.net.

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So what’s in store? It’s at UTS Underground this year, we’ve got more space (more than Band Night!), and we’re featuring things like:

  • Annual Smash Bros and Pokemon tournaments!
  • TCG, boardgames, more!
  • Did someone say prizes? There’ll be prizes!
  • Show off all your obscure anime knowledge (Or not? Who knows, we won’t spoil) with another classic round of trivia!
  • Cosplay encouraged for sure, and a Cosplay Competition on top!
  • Secret Santa Gift Exchange?! Bring in something little, and get a little something back.
  • Wouldn’t be one of our Christmas Parties without a bartab and finger food~
  • AnimeSydney Bands there to provide some sweet jams!
  • Merch, merch, merch from all the lovely AnimeSydney clubs.
  • And more?

Just some of the photos from last year’s Christmas Party:

Hope you’ll be able to join us for a fantastically merry night *ଘ(੭*ˊᵕˋ)੭* ੈ✩‧₊˚

AGM 2015: Congratulations new execs!

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It was a long afternoon, but our best buds Pocky and pizza helped keep us going—and with that, we’ve elected our exec team of 2016! Announcing the lineup:

  • President: Kenny Tran
  • Secretary: Oliver Huang
  • Treasurer: Brian Luc
  • Arc Delegate: Miggy Navarro
  • Events Director: Denaysh Selvakkumar
  • Co-Events Directors: Justin Luong, Mendel Liang
  • Art Directors: Tracy Ma, Brian Do, Jinny Yu
  • Gaming Director: Julian Rizzo-Smith
  • Screening Director: Leigh Atkins
  • Media Director: Alex Ong
  • Sponsorship Director: Loui Lu
  • Photographer: Aaron Neoh

Congratulations to the team, and wish them the best as they help take AnimeUNSW into the next year and beyond!


 

And an addendum now that I’m reposting this from the newsletter… huge thanks to our outgoing execs for their hard work over this year!

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(Photo credit Chris Kuan)