Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon

– KyoAni Studio 1 Arson Sources
Kyoto Animation arsonist says which scene he feels copied his work and incited attack

Shueisha Copyright Strikes Include Fanart and Employees
DMCA Notices Issued to Twitter Users Over Dragon Ball & Other Series’ Content
Evangelion Creators Enter Damage Control Mode Following Blow Back to Guidelines

Anime and Video Game Voice Actor Brad Venable Passes Away at 43

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

GENKI: ShadowCast for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5

Convention news:

Wonder Festival 2021 Winter Canceled After New State of Emergency Declaration

Live-Action Anime news:

Kaguya-sama Live-Action Film Sequel Coming on August 20, 2021!
Universal Acquires ‘Vexille’ with Evan Spiliotopoulos Adapting

Streaming news:

RetroCrush to Add Entire City Hunter Anime Franchise and More
GKIDS Announces English Dub for Night Is Short, Walk On Girl, HBO Max Premiere
Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen Season 1 is Now Live on Crunchyroll
Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen II Premieres on Crunchyroll Today!
16 years’ worth of One Piece now free-to-read online to celebrate series 1,000th chapter

Theater Release news:

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Becomes the Most Attended Film of All Time in Japan
Evangelion: 3.333 You Can (Not) Redo’s IMAX Screenings Temporarily Suspended
Mother and Daughter Novel Gyoko no Nikuko-chan to Get Anime Film in ‘Early Summer’
Ghibli’s Earwig and the Witch Lines Up Theatrical and Streaming Dates
Legendary basketball anime Slam Dunk is getting a brand-new movie
Saitama city decides to build first new cinema complex in almost 30 years

Series news:

Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! Creator Despised Further Due to Controversial Retweet
Makoto Shinkai Discusses How He Got Pretty Cure in Weathering with You
Another Rom-Com Manga Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Magi Author’s Battle Fantasy Manga Orient to Get TV Anime Adaptation
Dinosaur Biyori TV Anime Promises Everyday Jurassic Fun
ORICON: Demon Slayer 1st Manga Series to Have Three 5 Million Selling Volumes in Japan
My Hero Academia Manga Reaches A Milestone of 30 Million Copies
Publisher Sekai Project Drops English Release of GATE Manga
Yotsuba&! Manga’s Next 15th Volume Set to be Released on February 27, 2021
Ending date for Attack on Titan announced, and it’s startlingly soon
Attack on Titan Manga to Finish in April 2021 with 4 More Chapters
Manga Translator Arrested for Alleged Child Pornography Possession, Distribution
Sony Discontinues PlayStation 4 Pro in Japan, Only PS4 Slim in-Production
PlayStation “in Decline in Japan”, Censorship Claimed as One Possible Factor
Nintendo Acquires Canadian Studio Behind Luigi’s Mansion 3 and More
Top Hat Studios Provides Evidence of Death Theats & Harassment
Capcom Video Policy Forbids Content That is “Sexist, Prejudicial to Sexual Orientation”
GTA V Voice Mods That Add Characters Like DBZ’s Cell Gain New Popularity

Release news:

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Random Merch news:

Japanese Police Put Pokémon Card Fraudster on Ice
Koei Tecmo Files Charges Against Creator and Seller of Bootleg Dead or Alive DVD
Koei Tecmo Taking Action Against Seller of DVD With Nude Mod Footage of DOAXVV
Relive an iconic scene from Weathering with You with Japan’s rentable Hina umbrellas
Wear Your Favorite Evangelion Scene on This Rain-Proof Gear
You can turn half your arm into Eva Unit-01 with the crazy Evangelion drink holder
AliExpress sets new standard for “creepy cute” with Pikacentipede plushie
Pokémon “you’ll absolutely want to get licked by” plushie is here to make nap time freaky
7-Eleven Japan to double the shelf life of their onigiri rice balls
What’s inside the lucky bag from Akihabara’s largest adult toy shop?

Misc news:

Kyoto’s Kamogawa River turned blood-red, and no one knows why
The third impact has arrived
Sex Offender Spent Hours Ogling Child Porn at AT&T Store
Bricklayer Cheated on Wife by Using a Secret Tunnel He Built

A Bitter Vaccine History Means Hurdles for Japan’s Covid Fight
Major Japan CEOs getting under-the-table immunizations with unapproved vaccine