Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
Vic will be at New Jersey Collectorfest
Monica is going to Gulf Coast Collectors Con in spite of COVID fears
Even though she already had it

– Coronavirus News
Births in Japan hit record low in 2020, deaths down for first time in over a decade

Sentai’s release of Baki does, in fact, have a new dub

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Two Women’s Dangerous Escape Journey Begins in Gunjo Live-action Film Teaser Trailer
Japan Box Office: Liar × Liar Live-action Film Takes 2nd Place in Its Debut Weekend
Masaki Suda Stars in “Character,” Written by 20th Century Boys Manga’s Co-creator
Spirited Away to be adapted to live-action stage play by English director John Caird

Streaming news:

Tubi and Toei Team Up For Expanded Anime Streaming
Godzilla Singular Point Releases Key Visual for March 25 Premiere on Netflix Japan
Netflix Orders Terminator Anime Series by Production I.G

Theater Release news:

BanG Dream! Locks in June Release Date for Second Roselia Movie
Final Evangelion Film Rescheduled to March 8 After 2 COVID-19 Delays
Gintama: THE FINAL Becomes the Highest-Grossing Anime Film in the Franchise
Demon Slayer Film Passes Spirited Away as #1 All-Time Japanese Film Worldwide
Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie Now Top Japanese Film Worldwide
Demon Slayer Listed With Oscar-Qualifying Run in Theater Near Miami Starting Friday
Mugen Train Gets Oscar Qualifying Run in Miami from February 26 for 1 Week

Series news:

Feminist Poll Asking About Kimetsu no Yaiba’s New Arc Has Most Fans Approving
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S PV Rap Phenomenally Moe
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon’s Oppai “Loli” Iruru Abhorred by Twitter
Social Media Degenerates Celebrate KyoAni Fire, Death of Maid Dragon Anime Director
The Irregular at Magic High School to Adapt Reminiscence Arc Into Anime
Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 2 TV Anime to Broadcast in 2022
Pugilist Prepares to Punch in Cestvs -The Roman Fighter- Visual
Nickelodeon, Hasbro’s Entertainment One Produce New Animated Transformers Series
Official Hatsune Miku Anime Finally on the Way, Non-Japanese Will Have Involvement
Graphic India
Carlin West Agency
New Iran Fatwa Demands Anime Girls Must Wear Hijab
2020 Manga Sales at Japanese Bookstores Up 31.5% from 2019
Illinois Lawmaker Blames Grand Theft Auto V for Carjacking Surge, Desires Ban
Sony Allegedly Demanded Removal of Violence From Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Boasts of “Strong Ties” With Japan Licensees
Sony Japan Studio “Winding Down” Game Development, “Majority” of Devs Let Go
FFXVI will draw on “anguish you can only understand once you become an adult”
New Final Fantasy VII Remake version coming, brings ninja girl Yuffie to Midgar
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Coming to PS5 With Bonus Yuffie Content
Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis Retells the Whole FFVII Story on Mobile
Square Enix Cashes in on Battle Royales With FFVII: The First Soldier Mobile Game
Western Neptunia ReVerse Box Art Censored, Uncensored on Reverse Side
Does Tokyo need a legal limit on kids’ video game playing time? Governor gives opinion

Release news:

Seven Seas Licenses Creepy Cat Graphic Novel Series Based On Hit Webcomic
Seven Seas Chills in Another World with Two More Isekai Licenses
Seven Seas Licenses JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World Manga
Seven Seas Explores Love and Gender in Boy Meets Maria Manga
J-Novel Club Licenses Official Ascendance of a Bookworm Fanbook
Irresponsible Captain Tylor pre-orders extended
Original announcement
Irresponsible Captain Tylor Collector’s Ultra Edition + Artbook Blu-ray
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Breast material shortage causing delay for explosively popular busty anime girl mousepad
Zara creates loungewear that looks like a Japanese school P.E. uniform
Japanese company’s drink-at-home “Secret Base” tent is our new must-have interior item
Float Like a Butterfly With Shinobu Kocho’s Demon Slayer Toy Sword
Mos Burger adds sliced bread to their menus in Japan
Great British Bake Off Finalist Makes Lovely Laputa Cake
Hololive’s Aqua, Sephiroth Statues Greets Prospective Students at Kyoto University
Town in Japan has boob mascot, makes City Boob Declaration for a touching reason

Misc news:

It’s too hard to sell Japan on romance dramas nowadays, says broadcasting president
Leader of political party that refuses to pay NHK ordered to pay NHK
Tokyo woman, only one to win court case against Japan’s public broadcaster, told to pay up
Power Company admits it knew earthquake sensors are broken at Fukushima power plant
Fairly OddParents Creator Butch Hartman Accused of Tracing Anime Art
Frogs trick Fukuoka police into false puppy rescue
Osaka man arrested after sharing futon with dead girlfriend’s body for five nights
Policewoman’s posterior produces poetic justice as she arrests man she says groped her
Teacher Gets Off Photographing Nude Male Student
Smugglers Arrested Over $2.82 Million in Cocaine-Soaked Corn Flakes