Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
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2020 Election Results
Trump and Biden chibi mascot characters win fans during results coverage in Japan
Meet ‘Jo Baiden,’ the internet-famous mayor of a small Japanese town

– Coronavirus News
Dr. Slump Voice Actor Banjou Ginga Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

2020 New Anime Making System Project
Nozomi “Found” 250 more Captain Tylor sales

Convention news:

AnimeJapan 2021 to Have Online and Physical Event in March 2021

Live-Action Anime news:

Streaming news:

TorrentFreak: MPA Lawyers Send Letters to Alleged Nyaa Site Personnel to Shut Site Down

Theater Release news:

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Offers Up New Goods for Theatergoers in Japan
Demon Slayer Tops All Harry Potter Films, Howl’s Moving Castle as #5 All-Time in Japan
Hideaki Anno’s Gunbuster to Get Remastered Japanese Theatrical Release

Series news:

Viz Announces Inuyasha Spinoff Anime Yashahime’s New, Returning Dub Cast
Mewtwo From The First Movie Returns in Upcoming Pokémon Journeys TV Anime Arc
Sword Art Online: Progressive Anime Is Film Opening in 2021 From A-1 Pictures
Historical Martial Arts Manga Cestus Gets Hard-Hitting Anime Adaptation
Kyoto Animation Handed WIA Diversity Award “They Hired Women!”
Attack on Titan Manga Gets Full-Color Serialization
GENDA Acquires Sega Entertainment’s Arcade Business as Its Subsidiary
Sega Sammy Sells Part of Sanrio Shares, Calls for Employees’ Voluntary Retirement
PlayStation 5 to Launch With No In-Store Sales
Capcom’s Network Compromised by 3rd Party

Release news:

Gundam SEED masters are broadcast version (see Kleckner’s responses)
UK to Get World’s First 4K UHD Blu-Ray Release of Satoshi Kon’s Millennium Actress
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Demon Slayer Tamagotchi on sale now, preorders for 9 more types on the way
Whisper of the Heart’s Antiques Brought to Life Through Intricate Replicas
Beautiful 3-D puzzle kit lets you build Ghibli’s Spirited Away bathhouse with no tools, glue
You Too Can Harden in This Human-Sized Metapod Sleeping Bag
Godzilla vs. Dry Indoor Air
Cyberpunk kimono fashion hits the streets of Akihabara, complete with neon sign obi
Get A Taste Of Banana Fish With Anime Scene-inspired Menu
Studio Ghibli’s Totoro and the Catbus forever preserved together in new statue
Eren, Mikasa, and Armin Are Eternized in Hometown of Attack on Titan Creator
Panasonic unveils vacuum cleaner-like device to grab lost AirPods found on train tracks
Japanese inventors create robot girlfriend hand for lonely people to hold and walk with

Misc news:

Fish Conquer Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire After Grueling 3,184 Hours
Adult Goods Expert OtonaJP Addresses Australia Situation
Real Steam Engine Gets Mugen Train Makeover
Prime Minister Suga Quotes Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba in National Diet
LiSA Is 1st Artist in 13 Years to Top Japan’s CD Singles Chart for 3 Straight Weeks
Head of kindergarten arrested for spitting on elementary students who were in his way
Japanese police car stolen by hooligans? Sapporo Halloween stunt baffles bystanders
Police in Japan find dismembered body of father in attic of son’s condominium
Electrical Cable Jammed up 13-Year-Old Boy’s Bladder for 3 Months
Factory Worker Arrested for Blowing Air Compressor up Coworker’s Butt
Tokyo man arrested for stealing work boots from a poultry factory because they turn him on