Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
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– Vic Mignogna Court Case
San Japan leader calls himself an ‘idiot’ after tweeting why he doesn’t book ‘POC industry’
Anime Matsuri: We the Fans want Vic Mignogna back as a guest for 2020

– Coronavirus News
Tsukiuta. The Animation Season 2 Anime Gets Delayed for a 3rd Time to October 2020
Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet Anime Film Rescheduled for April 2021
It’s 2021 or never for Tokyo, confirms senior Olympic official
Aso: low virus death rate thanks to Japanese superiority

KyoAni arsonist’s lawyer says he doesn’t need to be in custody, investigators disagree

Angel Beats!, Charlotte Theme Song Arranger Ai Kamachi Passes Away at 48

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

The Chronicles of Kisoné: the anime just for you
Wakfu: the Animated Series – Season 4

Convention news:

Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020 Has Been Postponed

Live-Action Anime news:

Baki Author Keisuke Itagaki Illustrates Rambo: Last Blood Movie Poster
Humanoid Monster Bem Gets Live-Action Spin-Off Film Focusing on High School Girl Bela
Blood-C Franchise’s New Live-Action Film Blood-Club Dolls 2 Hits Japanese Theaters
Amazon Developing Live Action Yakusoku no Neverland Series
‘Edword Norton’ joining “Alita Battle Angel 2”!!! Release Date, Plot, Cast and more.
The Alita Sequel Billboards Are Up, See Their Inspiring Messages
The cult of ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ – alt-right parable or neglected classic?

Streaming news:

Netflix’s Baki Anime Pummels Japanese TV in July of 2020
Crunchyroll Adds Eureka Seven, Outlaw Star, and More to UK Catalog
Free U.S. Virtual Screening of Penguin Highway
Animation x Paralympic short series is still continuing
44th Super Sentai Kiramager Gets Spin-off Short Anime Inspired by Japanese Folklore
TV Anime Cinderella Nine to be Rebroadcast in Its “Re:fine” Edition in July 2020
Digital Media Rights Secures North American Rights To Titles From Tezuka Productions
Mon Colle Knights Anime Enters a New Dimension on Crunchyroll Today
Fox Kids dub masters can’t be found ANYWHERE

Theater Release news:

Lupin III the First Receives Annecy Film Festival Nomination
Ghibli’s Earwig and the Witch Listed in Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection 2020
Japanese live-action Festival Roundup
Akira Producer Corrects 30-Year Fact on How Much the Film Cost to Make

Series news:

Uzumaki Anime Brings Junji Ito’s Wild Manga to Life with Storyboard Samples
Kino’s Journey Spinoff Audio to Feature Cameo from “First Kino” Aya Hisakawa
Spastic Vampire Comedy Vlad Love Will Suck in At Least One Way
Bandai Namco Arts and Eight Bit Begin a Business Partnership to Create Anime Works
Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports
Oreimo Novel’s “Ayase If Route” Gets Manga Adaptation Illustrated by Keiji Watarai
Kuroneko & Kanako to Join Oreimo Novel’s “if” Series
Elfen Lied Creator Discusses How He Tried Making a “Love Hina” Manga Instead
To Love-Ru Creator Kentarou Yabuki Returns With New Series Ayakashi Triangle
AI-Penned, Tezuka-Inspired Manga PHAEDO Now Available in English
These models don’t exist: New agency offers AI generated models for commercial use
Silent Hill’s Cheryl & Pyramid Head Will Haunt Dead by Daylight
My Hero One’s Justice 2 Game Adds English Dub in Update
Square Enix Hires Devil May Cry 5 Designer Ryota Suzuki To Work On New Action Project
German Video Game Retailer Lists Resident Evil VIllage For Preorder
Crunchyroll called out on hiring practices

Release news:

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna DVD/Blu-ray to Come with Drama CD
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs New Anime Episode to be Bundled with 24th Manga
ORESUKI OVA “Our Game Set” Confirms DVD/Blu-ray Release on September 2
Mangaka Draws Stylish DVD/Blu-ray Jacket Illustration for Twittering Birds Never Fly
Weathering with You Anime Film DVD/Blu-Ray Sells Over 100,000 Copies in 1st Week
Shout! Factory Bags Distribution Deal for Anime Series ‘B: The Beginning’
Sound! Euphonium Movie BD uses theatrical version instead of home video
Discotek Media Licenses Caligula Anime, Details August 25 Releases
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Random Merch news:

Gundam Is Victorious over Hello Kitty, Ushering in a New Era of Love and Peace
Reprint of Evangelion: You Can (Not) Read These Anime Production Books
Taste the Power of Limited-Edition Death Note Wine
Gold Gundam tofu appears in Japan, requires “painting” with real gold for full effect
Don’t panic! You can now get a gigantic life-size Psyduck plushie at the Pokémon Center
Zoo sells “lion-ripped jeans,” “beaver-gnawed coasters” and more to stay open amid COVID
Postponed “Yotsuba&!” Original Arts Exhibition Finally Opens at Osamu Tezuka Museum
A roundup of some of this year’s best “Samurai Sanders”: KFC’s mascot in samurai armor
In Japan, Uber Eats will deliver the latest manga to your door
Convenience store fried chicken gets approved as food for Japanese space program

Misc news:

Anime Studio Ufotable and Founder Charged With Tax Evasion, Pays Back 139 Million Yen
Japan Anti-Online Piracy Law Will Punish Manga Pirates Starting January 1st, 2021
Japan’s Revised Anti-Online Piracy Law Gets Approved
Prime minister accidentally asked about government’s massive “Robbery Campaign” budget
Can you write the alphabet properly? According to Japanese teachers, probably not
Poll Fails Epically With Most People Preferring White Nationalism to Epic Games
About 70 monkeys escape from zoo in Chiba Prefecture
Fish Lodged in China Man’s Rectum After He “Sat on It Accidentally”