Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
∟Vic’s team has requested a second extention for their response
Ron was a guest on the Canuckleheads Podcast
∟If we got Ron on the OCA Podcast, what would you want us to ask him?

Seiyuu Ishikawa Yui Contacting Police Over Internet Threats

Mentions of “Social Distancing” Inserted Into Kaguya-sama Translation
It’s nonsensical in universe
Aniplex of America Fixes Kaguya-sama “Social Distancing” Translation
Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai Rife With “Wokeness” & “Virtue Signaling”
Both Crunchyroll and HiDive have the same line on the latest episode
Translations with mistakes can get updated
The House in Fata Morgana Localization Changed “Tsundere” For “Fragile Male Ego”
MangaGamer Defends The House in Fata Morgana Agenda-Driven Localization Changes
The House In Fata Morgana Localizer’s Past Tweets Revel In Misandry

– Coronavirus News
Returning Chinese School Children Wear “One Meter Hats” Due to Coronavirus
Malaysia Erecting Barbed Wire to Keep People at Home
32nd Anpanman Children’s Anime Film Delayed Due to COVID-19
Latest Pokémon Anime Film Pokémon the Movie: Coco Gets Postponed Due to COVID-19
Mamoru Oshii’s VLADLOVE Anime Delayed Due to COVID-19
Longest-Running Anime ‘Sazae-san’ Goes on Hiatus for the 2nd Time in History
28-year-old sumo wrestler dies after contracting coronavirus
Japan Lengthens State of Emergency to the End of May
State of Emergency in Japan is Lifted Early in Osaka, Kyoto
The coronavirus is making Japan’s suicide rate plummet
Ridiculous TV program says English pronunciation is to blame for coronavirus spread
Japan crowded during pandemic?! TV show slammed for using old footage to incite panic
Poor social crotch distancing, closed schools raise teen pregnancy risks in Japan
Coronavirus Survivors ‘Permanently Disqualified’ from Joining U.S. Military
U.S. Must Listen to ‘Civilized World’ and Stop Questioning Communist Party
Calls for ‘China exit’ mount as Japan reviews economic security
Managing the coming global debt crisis
Chinese government ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus for second day in a row
Japan could carry the day in a US-China conflict
Doctors have found a COVID cure and are submitting it for FDA approval
Goat and fruit test positive for Covid-19
Tanzania: goat, paw paw, jackfruit test positive for coronavirus
Tanzania’s President Blames Fake Positive Tests In The Spike In Coronavirus Cases
Tanzania coronavirus kits raise suspicion after goat and pawpaw test positive
Even Snopes claims it is just “unproven”

Hong Kong Shop Concocts “Tear Gas” Flavored Ice Cream

Takami Asano, guitarist of the Japanese pop band Godiego, has passed away

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Enomoto – The Animated Film
The Chronicles of Kisoné: the anime just for you
Robert J Woodhead trolling us?

Convention news:

Anime Limited Announces Free Cloud Matsuri Virtual Con for May 30-31
Updates on Gen Con and COVID-19

Live-Action Anime news:

Resident Evil Reboot Reportedly Race-Swaps Jill Valentine With Hannah John-Kamen
Petition Asks Sony To Properly Cast Jill Valentine For Resident Evil Movie Reboot
Stir-Crazy Solid Snake Brings Online Bonuses to Metal Gear Solid Fans
Metal Gear Solid VAs Promote Coronavirus Countermeasures & Movie Adaptation
Live Action Cowboy Bebop Producer Condemns Whitewashing Yet Blackwashes Cast

Streaming news:

Netflix Censors Back To The Future 2 Scene
Disney Plus Censors Maria Canals-Barrera’s Cleavage In Wizards of Waverly Place
Conference Call Confirms Disney Plus is a Disaster
Get Wild and Tough with the Classic City Hunter Anime on Crunchyroll!
More City Hunter Series, Specials, and Movies Launch Today on Crunchyroll!
The Adventures and Hijinks of Ryo Saeba Continue as Crunchyroll Adds City Hunter 2!
Bakemonogatari episodes 13-15 streaming on Funimation
Two more Aniplex titles are on their way to Funimation
Trigger’s BNA: Brand New Animal Anime Sets Worldwide Netflix Date
Samurai Marathon Lands on Digital Distributors in the West
WIT Studio’s Great Pretender Crime Anime Reveals Early Netflix Release Plans
Former Viz Media Exec Rob Pereyda Moves to Netflix
HBO MAX and Crunchyroll Team to Bring Fans More Anime On May 27th
AT&T Discussed Selling Crunchyroll To Sony, Funimation’s Parent Company
Uh, anyone care to explain this?

Theater Release news:

Select Theaters Re-Open in Japan With Your Name, Weathering With You, Shin Godzilla

Series news:

No Game No Life Season 2 may hit a comeback soon!! Will We See Sora and Shiro again?
No Game No Life Season 2 now Official Confirmed by Creator, This is the Release Date
You’d Never Guess the Name for ‘Anata’ in Love Live! Nijigasaki Academy School Idol Club
3rd Girls und Panzer das Finale Film’s Production Continues
Fairy Tail Director Shinji Ishihira Helms Talentless Nana TV Anime Adaptation
Signal-MD Works on TV Anime Adaptation of Dragon Goes House-Hunting Fantasy Manga
Itaru Bonnoki’s The Vampire Dies in No Time Comedy Manga Gets Anime Adaptation
Secret Training Begins as The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter TV Anime is Announced
Fly Me to the Moon, From Hayate the Combat Butler Creator, Reveals TV Anime
World’s End Harem Raunchy Manga To Get Anime Adaptation in 2021
Makoto Shinkai Teases Next Film: “I’m Gradually Assembling My New Work”
Suzuki Calls Miyazaki’s Latest Movie Big and Fantastical, Hints at Goro’s New Project
Sakutaro Hagiwara’s Real Grandson Makes Appearance in Woodpecker Detective’s Office
SSSS.DYNAZENON Anime Showcases Characters in 2nd Visual, Announces Cast
Jun Maeda’s New Anime ‘The Day I Became a God’ Announced, Trailer/Visual Released
The Titan’s Bride Anime Updates with Key Visual, July 5 Premiere
Inuyasha Sequel “Hanyou no Yashahime” Announced
VIZ Media has rights to Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
All 558 chapters of Inuyasha manga free to read online to celebrate sequel series
Japan’s No.1 Bodybuilder Becomes Official Supporter of Baki Anime
School Rumble Mangaka Kobayashi Jin Returns to Twitter With New Daily Art
The Rising of the Shield Hero Is Absurdly Popular for NO Good Reason
Golgo 13 Manga Goes on Hiatus for 1st Time in 52 Years
Demon Slayer Manga Franchise Will Have 60 Million Copies in Circulation
Kimetsu No Yaiba Manga Concludes After 205 Chapters
Exploring How English Manga Gets Made with Blade of the Immortal’s Editor
Cyberpunk 2077 Genital Modification Options Elate & Confuse
Chex Quest HD Is Now Available For Free Via Steam
Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo Takes Visuals to Another Level
Sega Issues Trademarks for Several Sakura Taisen Properties
Higurashi Chapter 1 Is Free on Steam Until a COVID-19 Vaccine is Found
17-year-old to sue Kagawa Prefecture over video game restricting ordinance
Twitch Implements Trust and Safety Council That Immediately Goes Full Racist and Sexist
Twitch Safety Council Member Desires Removal of Voice Chat From Competitive Games
Animal-kin who called gamers white supremacists has connections to the ADL
Twitch CEO Defends Controversial Safety Advisory Council Member

Release news:

Funimation Acquires DECA-DENCE Anime For This Summer
Shout! Factory Postpones Home Release of Digimon: Last Evolution Kizuna Anime Film
Ride Your Wave Surfs to Bluray and Digital in August of 2020
GKIDS Announces Explosive PROMARE Collector’s Edition
Chrome Shelled Regios Complete Series DVD (S.A.V.E.) is now OOP
Funimation distribution/shipping update per RACS
Shinuku Private Eyes Disc Errors
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

No Game No Life Skateboards
Pokémon manhole covers travel to you in new line of mugs, replicas, and other merch
Suit up for video conference calls with new business pyjamas from Japan
IT’s Pennywise Turned Into Pretty Anime Girl Figurine
These Retro-Themed Studio Ghibli Glasses Will Have You Sipping in Style
Make your own fishy face mask thanks to a Japanese university
School Swimsuit Fabric Instead Being Used to Produce Face Masks
Terrifying Pokémon fan art fails to win card design contest, succeeds at scaring everyone
Huge Pikachu plush heavy enough to use as exercise weight, Meowth as big as a person
Japanese self-pleasuring aid Tenga releases series of video chat backgrounds
This Mother’s Day, give Mom some panties, Japanese lingerie maker suggests
“Beauty dictionary” for elementary girls advises braindead phrases for boys to like them

Misc news:

Japanese government proposes cyborgs and robotic avatars for all by 2050
Website Converting Real Life Photos Into Original Anime Characters
Japanese politician gets caught watching a crocodile video during a parliamentary session
Tokyo truck driver abandons body of suicide victim, claims the body was a “doll”
Korean Football Team Fills Stadium With Sex Dolls During Game
South Korean football team apologizes for using sex dolls to fill stands