Southampton Anime and Manga Society is a society dedicated to the mutual interest in anime, manga and other aspects of Japanese culture.

Welcome to the Southampton University's Anime and Manga Society website. 

We're a society dedicated to the mutual interest in Anime, Manga and other aspects of Japanese culture. 

At the start of each semester the committee shortlists a selection of anime for the society to watch. At the first session of the semester the society watches the first episodes of these anime and each member votes for the series they would most prefer to watch. 

This is done for three categories - Main and Light and Dark. Each week we preview a few anime, usually something currently airing or a classic anime. We then watch a couple of episodes of the anime voted by the society. 

As of 2017, we also have a friendly 'chat and chill' meet-up for further socializing on Fridays at 6:00 PM, usually in building 34/3011 - check our facebook to make sure! We plan additional events throughout the year such as pub socials, seasonal movie showings (Halloween, Christmas, Easter), Christmas Meal, Cinema trips, Conventions, End of Year BBQ.

Please join our discord to get involved. You can find the link in the widget on our website!

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Anime and Manga Society this year are:

Benedict Glover
Timothy Ford
Faheem Khawar
Social Secretary
Alexander Titcomb
Orin Cooley-Greene
Vice President
Cori Haws
Alexander Sheppard
Welfare Secretary

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Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Anime and Manga Society, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
SAMS MembershipFREE01/09/2021 - 31/07/2022Designates you as a member of SAMSoc and allows access to all society events held, as well as voting in session and on polls, as well as at the AGM.


All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they run

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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Anime and Manga Society are available to view below