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YouTube video about home-grown, home-cooked, Chinese food causes major controversy

Japan’s legal age of adulthood dropping by 2 years, do teens understand what that means?

Japanese Government Are Looking Into New Copyright Regulations for Cosplay

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Anniversary Crowdfunding Underway for Shogun Warriors Rarity Machine Blaster

Convention news:

Sakura-Con 2021 Canceled Amidst Continuing COVID-19 Concerns

Live-Action Anime news:

Mechagodzilla Spotted in the ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Trailer?

Streaming news:

Hololive Creating a Virtual Reality Online Service to Bring VTuber Fans Together
Distributor Unable to Simulcast Redo of Healer Anime in Germany
   ∟Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi Most Viewed Anime on AT-X
Crunchyroll Adds Classic Digimon Adventure Anime in Europe and MENA
Crunchyroll Adds ONIHEI TV Anime And OVA To Catalog
Raw Egg Wreaks Lazy Havoc in Gudetama Web Anime Series
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, Lupin III: The First Plus More Eligible For Academy Awards

Theater Release news:

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Returns to No. 1 Against Gintama: THE FINAL
Japan Box Office: Natsume Yujin-cho New Anime Film Ranks 7th in Its Opening Weekend
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Gets MX4D&4DX Screenings from January 29
Third GIRLS und PANZER das Finale Anime Film Arrives on March 26
Girls Prepare to Graduate in Key Visual for Kiniro Mosaic Thank you!! Anime Film
Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway Film Gets New Trailer, Soma Saito Joins Cast
Detective Conan Compilation Focusing on Akai Family Gets Theatrical Run Next Month

Series news:

Vote on your favorite Detective Conan opening or ending as franchise hits 1,000 episodes
Girls’ Frontline Mobile Game to Fire Away in New TV Anime This Year
Fighting Game-themed Manga Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games Gets Anime
Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. Gets Mysterious and Romantic as a TV Anime
Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Award-Winning Manga Blue Period Gets TV Anime in 2021
TV Anime Banished from the Heroes’ Party Reveals Teaser Visual, Main VAs & Staff
Nana Mizuki Reprises Her Role as Tamao Tamamura in Shaman King Reboot TV Anime
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Season 2 TV Anime Debuts Lewd Co-Sleeping Visual
Magical Boys Are Fabulous in Fairy Ranmaru TV Anime Trailer
The Seven Deadly Sins Gets Original Sequel Film Written by Suzuki in Summer 2021
My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, and Junji Ito Make New York Times Top 10 for January
After 24 Years, Yukiru Sugisaki’s D.N.Angel Manga Series Ends
Assassination Classroom Manga Creator Yusei Matsui Debuts New Series Next Week
Watch as Shueisha Counts All the ‘Oi’s’ From the Gintama Manga
Redo of Healer Author: English Light Novel Was ‘Refused’ By An Overseas Publisher
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception and Mask of Truth No Longer on PlayStation Store
Capcom Development Division 1 Rumored to Be Taking Over Resident Evil 4 Remake
Character Designer Behind Star Fox, Tingle, and More Leaves Nintendo After 32 Years
Princess Connect! Re: Dive Translation Swaps “Onii-chan” for “Mr. Nice Guy”

Release news:

Yen Press Announces New Slate of Light Novel and Manga Licenses
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou BD/DVD Art Unspeakably Moe
Sentai Filmworks may have rescued Nana
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Random Merch news:

Sealed First Edition Pokémon Booster Box Sells for Record-Breaking $408,000
Capcom vs. Osamu Tezuka Characters Art Book Launches This April
Giant PROMISED NEVERLAND Plush Lets You Give Emma the Hug She Deserves
With Evangelion movie delayed, it’s time to make your own papercraft Eva fight scene
Really into Evangelion? Then you’ll want an entry plug huggy pillow and necklace
Digivice Rings Are Destined to Delight Digimon Adventure: Fans

Misc news:

Not-guilty verdict for man in women’s restroom, had to go so bad it clouded his judgement
Loaded gun found in convenience store restroom in Japan, cop’s on-duty poop to blame
Trio of thieves break into Japanese glasses store, foiled by old-timey cash register
120-year-old condom found in Japan
Uncontrollably Amorous Thief Pilfers 150 Pairs of Pantsu
Doctors Relieve China Man of Anally-Inserted 24cm Sake Bottle

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