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– Coronavirus News
Japan Creating Tracking System for Overseas Travels for Coronavirus Prevention


Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Convention news:

Lack of otaku blood from cancelled Comiket contributing to donation shortage in Japan

Live-Action Anime news:

Streaming news:

Countdown to Midnight With a Gundam New Years Special Featuring Life-Sized Gundam
KONOSUBA: Legend of Crimson Film’s English Dub Hits Crunchyroll on January 1!
Re:ZERO Director’s Cut and OVA English Dubs Go Live on Crunchyroll!
Mamoru Oshii’s New Anime VLADLOVE to Start Streaming in Japan on February 14, 2021
Weathering With You Has A Special ED Movie for Its First Terrestrial Broadcast

Theater Release news:

Mugen Train Dethrones Spirited Away to Become the No. 1 Film in Japan of All Time
Demon Slayer breaks Spirited Away’s record, becomes no. 1 movie of all time in Japan
Kimetsu no Yaiba Takes Down Spirited Away & Becomes Highest-Selling Movie
Japan Box Office: Demon Slayer Has Extended Its No.1 Run to 11 Weeks
Chibiusa Falls in Love in Newest Trailer for Sailor Moon Eternal Anime Films

Series news:

Watching Studio Ghibli’s first-ever all-CG anime was weird in weird ways
Gloomy the Naughty Grizzly Premieres April 2021
Cheat Pharmacist’s Slow Life Announces Summer 2021 Premiere, Main VAs & Key Visual
Kageki Shojo!! Anime Shares New Character Art, Praise from High-Profile Fans
1-Hour Doraemon New Year Special Goes to the Altar and Outer Space
ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Season 2 TV Anime Gets Revenge in April 2021
World Witches Hasshinshimasu! Promising Partial Nudity
Non Non Biyori Anime Launches Countdown Project for Its 3rd Season “Non Stop”
Kyukyoku Shinka Full Dive Comically Inconvenient VR RPG Anime
Fate/Grand Carnival Sambas into a 2-Part OVA for 2021
Black Lagoon is having an important announcement in the April 2021 issue of Sunday GX
Creator of Japan’s first pole dancing manga talks with our pole-dancing reporter
Tsukihime Visual Novel Remake Comes to PS4 and Switch Summer 2021 in Japan
Jealous Feminists Attack the Sexy Girls of Sense – A Cyberpunk Ghost Story

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Sets Sights on Vengeance with Redo of Healer License
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Best of 2020 Limited Edition

Random Merch news:

Atlanta Graduate Student Turns Pokémon Card Investment Into Medical School Future
Tanjiro from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Gets Roly-Poly as an Oversized Plush Toy
Line of figures depicting animals using toilets begins pre-orders three months in advance
Date of Japanese holiday Setsubun changes to 2 February for first time in 124 years
Adult entertainment guidance center appears in Akihabara, some worry hood is changing

Misc news:

Voice Actor Says That No Matter How Popular the Work is ‘the Salary Stays the Same’
Enako, Japan’s Top Cosplayer, Reveals How Much She Made By Cosplaying in 2020
Japan’s number-one cosplayer Enako sparks heated debate after revealing insane income
Kameoka City Will Not Use Term “Sexual Minority” as it “Sounds Discriminatory”
New Evangelion Guidelines Prohibit Fan-Created Hentai and More
20-year fan artist retires from Rei art after studio’s “No EVA fan porn please” request
‘Adolf Hitler’ wins Namibia’s local election; says no plans to conquer the world