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Davis Anime Club (also known as DAC) is a social club at UC Davis for UC Davis students focused on creating a strong community among people who enjoy anime and other elements of Japanese culture. DAC has meetings twice a week, where the club watches new anime as they are airing overseas as well as recent favorites. Outside of regular meetings, Davis Anime Club hosts a great deal of social events, from frequent games of espionage to trips to Sacramento for karaoke. In past years DAC has held its own convention, DAiCon.


Club Information


A regular meeting

Meetings run every week during the normal quarters with the exception of Finals Weeks.

Regular Meetings are in Wellman 126 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m this quarter!



Spring 2015 Anime Schedule: 


  • Assassination Classroom
  • Gugure! Kokkuri-san
  • Owari no Seraph


  • Shorts
  • The Tatami Galaxy
  • Hibike! Euphonium
  • Akatsuki no Yona

To see which episodes we have watched and what episode we are on for each show check out ouranime list.

AfterDAC Locations

  • 4/2 In-N-Out Burger
  • 4/9 Open Rice Kitchen
  • 4/16  U Mall
  • 4/23 Taqueria El Burrito
  • 4/30 AppleBees
  • 5/7 Dot Island Grill
  • 5/14 Open Rice Kitchen
  • 5/21 In-N-Out Burger
  • 5/28 Taqueria El Burrito
  • 6/4 U Mall

Upcoming Events

  • 4/4 Espionage
  • 4/11 Karaoke
  • 4/25 Game Night
  • 5/2 Laser Tag
  • 5/9 Movie Night
  • 5/16 DAC Amazing Race
  • 5/30 Bento Making
  • 6/6 End of Quarter Sushi



Though not required for regular club meetings, DAC membership gives plenty of great perks! Membership is now only $10 and will last through spring quarter and all of summer. Membership benefits include:

  • The exclusive DAC PACK
  • Admission into DAC sub-clubs
  • Club event benefits
  • Raffle tickets eery time you show up for a meeting for the monthly raffles with great prizes
  • Ability to run and vote for club officers
  • $5 off club t-shirts
  • Entrance into Senpai/Kouhai Program 
  • Membership cards
  • supports the club so it  can provide more fun and exciting events!


Current Officers


Darker Than DAC Are regular DAC shows a little too tame for you? Join Darker Than DAC! This sub club is the place to go if you want anime that is of good quality, but lacking in mainstream appeal or containing controversial content. If you are looking for anime that is a little darker, a little edgier, and a little more questionable than what we show in club, this is the sub club for you!

DAC Gaming If you enjoy trading card games, board games, or tabletop RPGS this is the sub-club for you! Whether you are new, an amateur, or a veteran player, come and play games with us. You can look forward to monthly Booster Drafts, Board Game Nights and occasional Table Top RPG campaigns. There will be weekly TCG gaming times on campus.

DACosplay Team If you are looking to unleash your creative side, this is the sub-club for you. Come create, perfect, inspire, and assist anyone in the sub-club with an interest in sewing, crafting, and designing costumes, props, and other cosplay articles. Look forward to tutorials on prop building, hand sewing, and the best tips for easy cosplay construction, as well as free time to work on your own projects with friends!

Art Team If you like to draw, sketch, ink, or paint, this is a great place to come and learn some new techniques! Come, relax, forget your homework woes, and create for a little bit. Perfect for beginning art aficionados and pros alike. You can look forward to art swaps, competitions, and more!


The earliest records that SPAC has on file regarding the club's existence are from the 1992-93 school year. 1

DAC was founded in 1992 by John Kilpatrick and Paul Hirose. The first showing was Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa and Gundam 0083 episode 1.

Previous Presidents and Officers

Vice President of Administration - Truman Williams

Vice President of Public Relations - Micheal Zook

Vice President of Events - Gary Hua

Treasurer - Sherrie Shan

Secretary - Conor O'Donoghue

Retention Manager - Pavin Mathew

Webmaster - Alexis Caligiuri

Vice President of Administration - Andrew Kinsey

Vice President of Public Relations - Micheal Zook

Vice President of Events - Emily Bushman

Treasurer - Sherrie Shan

Secretary - Truman Williams

Retention Manager - Carina Chiang

Webmaster - Alexis Caligiuri

Vice President of Administration - Andrew Sindel

Vice President of Public Relations - Rajan Singh

Vice President of Events Coordination - Emily Bushman

Treasurer - Idy Tao

Secretary - Nicole Lu

Technology Manager - Johnny Lau

Public Relations - Ryan Young

Events Manager - Sherrie Shan

Sub-Club Manager - Tara Duval

Vice President of Public Relations - Ariel Chan

Vice President of Events Coordination - Reiko Yamamoto-Kirby

Vice President of Administration - Rajan Singh

Treasurer - Idy Tao

Secretary - Natey Jones

Public Relations - Michelle Ring-Walters

Publicity - Sherrie Shan

Technology Manager - Yang Liu

Events Manager - Hazel Kasusky

  • Brian Wu President (2010-2011)
  • Brian Wu President (2009-2010)
  • Brian Pait President (2008-5/7/2009 [Resigned])
  • Tom Langston President (Spring 2007, 2007-2008)
  • Eric Sayle (Fall 2006-Winter 2007)
  • Anthony Dingman (2005-2006)
  • Zachary "Zack" Robinson (2004-2005)
  • Caroline "Carrie" or "Kit" Tobin (2002-04)
  • Heather Lindsay (2000-2002)
  • Mark Zima (1999-2000)
  • Andrew Stein (1998-1999)
  • Philip Liu (1997-1998)
  • Alexander Yao (1996-97 school year)
  • Danh Duong (1995-1996) 2
  • John Kilpatrick (1992 - 1993)

Messages from the old Usenet group (ucd.org.anime-club) are still available online through Google Groups.


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  • If you have issues getting information from SPAC, I'd suggest a request under the California Public Records Act (the analog to FOIA for state government). I've done it before in regards to Club Finance Council — just send an email to Campus Counsel. —BrentLaabs
  • It's okay, I just asked Andy Grass —Chibi

2007-10-09 18:23:44   so is there an e-mail address to contact someone in the club? —JessicaRockwell

  • Check the officer's pages? yahoo mailing list, facebook.. me? ~Dave
    • aww. but it's easier if it's put on this page.

2007-10-28 19:34:54   Whoa! We can now comment! How awesome! I met Carrie at Y-con! ^_^Chibi

2008-04-06 21:37:42   eh? Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei under shoujo? with all those fan-service shots? wouldn't something like Minami-ke or Shugo Chara be better? Can't find dl's for it, i can help >.o —Jxxxx

2008-10-25 18:14:01   I haven't been to one of these movie nights since I'm at work Wednesdays and Thursdays. Are there other nights not listed? —SunjeetBaadkar

2009-11-09 11:46:47   Hey, so I found this club a couple days ago and I was wondering if I can just come to one of the meetings and check it out, or if it's something I have to wait for next quarter for? —SheilaFogh

2010-02-03 01:46:40   You can check out the meeting at any time. The general atmosphere is pretty loose. —Zizi

2011-09-21 01:53:51   The anime club is pretty cool, he watches in the nihongos and doesn't afraid of anything. —ThomasReeder

2012-10-05 17:45:52   I am not a member. I know these people and they are a great group. I am a professional woman who lives and runs a business in Davis. I highly recommend this group and the people who host it! —Sherri

2013-04-11 23:22:20   Visited the evening of Decision Day and I felt really welcomed! It's a really fantastic group and everyone is really fun! I can't wait to return. —AlexisCaligiuri


1. was incomplete due to SPAC confidentiality rules
2. This is based on my old DAC membership card that expired January 1st, 1996