Weekend Recommendations

You Need To Binge Watch Netflix's First Anime Series This Weekend

Plus, party with Lithuania's legendary DJ and march for women's rights.
Illustrations by Dini Lestari

Looking for some stuff to catch up on this weekend? Whether it's TV, movies, books, or anything in between—VICE has you covered. Read on for our staff recommendations on what to take in during your downtime:

WATCH NEW ANIME SERIES 'DEVILMAN CRYBABY', UNLEASH YOUR INNER BEAST

In January, Netflix released its very first anime series, Devilman Crybaby. Based on the 1972 Japanese manga Devilman by Go Nagai, the series doesn’t disappoint. It stays true to the violent and demented tone of the manga. Its lead character Ryo Asuka is a student who turns into an overly sympathetic half-demon, half-human. After gaining immense power, he struggles to come to terms with his new identity and he tries to save the world from intruders. The series is pretty graphic—be prepared for mutilation, slaughter, and lots of blood. If you think anime is kiddies stuff, watch this and get back to me. —Yudhistira Agato

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TRANSPORT YOURSELF TO A SOVIET BLOC NATION FOR A NIGHT

If you ever wonder what partying in Northern Europe is like, come to FJ on 7 this Saturday. Dekadenz is bringing Manfredas, a Lithuanian-based producer who’s also the organizer of the most popular party in the city of Vilnius called Smala. He’s famous for his slo-mo electro and neo-trance beats—that’s what Lithuanians like, apparently. Watch his set in Vilinius here to get a sense what’s going down on Saturday. —Dini Lestari

MARCH FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN 13 CITIES ACROSS INDONESIA

The Indonesia's Women March is bigger than ever this year. The organizers have compiled eight main demands of the march that you can read here. On Saturday, the march will take place in Jakarta, Salatiga, Sumba, and Malang. On Sunday, it will be in Denpasar, Bandung, Lampung, Serang, Surabaya. If you live in Malang, you can march on Monday. If you can’t come, you can still make these contributions to the cause. And here's the Jakarta route. Bring everybody you know! —Syarafina Vidyadhana

SEE THE BEST OF LOCAL ART AT 'FESTIVAL LEMARI BUKUBUKU' AT THE NATIONAL LIBRARY

The two-day festival has a lot to offer, so plan ahead. There are various workshops to choose from, from painting to embroidery. Then there's an exhibition of postcards you get to bring home with a minimum donation of Rp 20,000. There are acoustic performances by Achi Hardjakusuma n Friends, duo Attar and Rahel, and Bandung-based Garhana, as well as poetry readings by local artists (and Miss Indonesia 2018.) See you from 1 to 6 PM on Saturday and Sunday at the newly renovated National Library, folks! —Ardyan Erlangga