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Opening discussions:

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– Coronavirus News
Japan’s “new normal” train manners poster: 7 steps for safe travel during the pandemic

What’s going on at One Angry Gamer?
Nikkei: Sony ‘Nears Acquisition’ of Crunchyroll
Sony is reportedly close to buying Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion
Crunchyroll’s $100 Million Contribution to Japanese Anime
Funimation only cost $143M
Amazon Argues Users Don’t Actually Own Purchased Prime Video Content

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Keizo Murase’s live action kaiju movie “Brush of the God”
Third Editions: The Gaming Library – Final Fantasy IX
2020 New Anime Making System Project
Seitokai Yakuindomo Seeking Crowdfunding Cash for Upcoming Movie

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Multiple Assassin’s Creed Netflix Live Action Shows & Anime Coming

Streaming news:

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Anime Spinoff to Stream Globally on Netflix Next Spring
Thermae Romae Bathhouse Comedy Manga Gets 2021 Anime on Netflix
Netflix Teases Pacific Rim: The Black Anime Series for 2021
The Way of the Househusband Anime Will Assert Dominance on Netflix

Theater Release news:

Demon Slayer Film Becomes Fastest Film in Japan to Earn 10 Billion Yen
Violet Evergarden Movie Accrues ¥1.5 Billion

Series news:

‘90s anime fans not happy with new character design as Tokyo Babylon gets reboot
Hetalia World Stars Manga Receiving Anime Adaptation
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is 1st Manga to Take Top 22 Spots in Japan’s Weekly Sales
Fall Guys Crosses Over With Iconic Kaiju Godzilla
SNK Cowardly Takes Down Butt-Slapping Advertisement for SNK All Stars
Arc System Works Begs for Forgiveness Over “Offensive Yellow Square”

Release news:

Man arrested in Japan for selling overseas bootleg anime DVDs
Japanese Man Arrested for Selling Pirated Kimetsu no Yaiba DVDs
Weathering with You – missing layer of clouds in theatrical version
Funimation now lists products as “almost gone”
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Random Merch news:

Tentacle Grape made-to-order hoodies
You can use mecha weaponry to open your mail with this awesome Gundam letter opener
There’s now a moving Gundam anime robot model that you can control with your brain
Rena Ryuuguu Figure Innocent & Not At All Murderous
Fried chicken pillows with sizzling ASMR audio will soothe your soul, rouse your appetite
Behold the cycle of life with new Japanese plushie sets depicting the food chain and more
Plushie cat testicle pouches prove Japanese designers can make anything look cute
This gigantic faux Switch is exactly how we want to play Nintendo games
Anime girl holograms to start working as hotel staff at Tokyo’s “Weird Hotel”

Misc news:

Japanese adult video actress gets home-invasion robbed by teenagers in Tokyo
Hospital gets anonymous 5 million yen cash donation, gives it back, gets it again, keeps it
Japanese police search for police search dog that ran away during police search
Court verdict reached on Kyoto schoolgirl who sued bullies for causing her mental illness
Man arrested in Japan after walking around supermarket in a monkey mask
Nagoya man arrested for stealing piano covers from schools for reasons unknown to all
Son of Brazil’s President Tweets Out Loli Image for “Political Propaganda”