Anime club meetings can occur on a weekly or monthly basis. In addition to viewing anime, clubs engage in other activities such as viewing anime music videos, reading manga, karaoke and cosplaying. Many clubs host online forums to further foster community interaction, and feature library to lend books and manga to members. Participants of an anime club often are also involved in volunteering and organization of local anime conventions.
Dependent on the scope of the club, activities can also have a broader range, to include playing of table top games such as Shogi, Go, and Mahjong. Outside activities include Saké tasting and visits to cultural events such as National Cherry Blossom Festival or a Kendo demonstration.
Larger clubs can have multiple viewing rooms. Usually one room features localized anime and the other fansubs. The fansub room can also be known as the 'divx' room, named after the popular video codec.
Due to the long running and episodic nature of some anime, exhibition is scheduled in blocks with breaks. Often, a twenty six episode series will be screened over the period of several months.
There are also informal policies in some club circles regarding the total length of a viewed show. For example, Bleach and InuYasha run for nearly two-hundred episodes each. At this length, a club may be perpetually showing episodes, effectively depriving another show of that spot. Additionally, it may be difficult for new members of the club to follow or become interested in a storyline that has already progressed far.