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Opening discussions:

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PlayStation Store Halts Purchases, Rentals of Movie, TV Content on August 31

Aim for the Ace! Voice Actor Masako Sugaya Passes Away at 83
Voice Actress Masako Sugaya Passes Away at 83

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Metal Skin Panic: MADOX-01 Unobtanium Edition
The Girl from the Other Side Manga Gets Feature-Length Original Anime DVD Project

Convention news:

Anime Expo 2021 Physical Event Canceled, Anime Expo Lite Returns
Super Nintendo World Orlando Opening Delayed To 2025
New opening date announce for Super Nintendo World, and it’s just around the corner

Live-Action Anime news:

Naomi Watanabe is moving to the U.S., switching base of operations to outside Japan
U.S.-made live-action Hello Kitty movie on the way, directors announced
‘John Wick’ writer and Amazon Studios teaming up on adaptation of ‘Hellsing’
David Lynch Tried to Adapt One of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Manga for Hollywood

Streaming news:

Rising of the Shield Hero’s 2nd Season Premieres in October With Crunchyroll Streaming
Funimation Streams Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 1 Anime’s English Dub

Theater Release news:

Mugen Train Tops Weekends in Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Surpasses US$400 Million
Funimation Screens Violet Evergarden: The Movie on March 30 in U.S., Canada

Series news:

Gokushufudou Trailer Called Out For Lack of Animation
The Prince of Tennis New 3DCG Film Tells Ryoma’s Time-Slip Story
Corporate Work is Childish in General Manager of Baby TV Anime
Peach Boy Riverside Far From Peachy
Press Start for New ‘Full Dive RPG’ TV Anime Visual
Tiger & Bunny Writer Masafumi Nishida Helms Water Polo-themed Anime RE-MAIN
Gridman Universe’s SSSS.DYNAZENON Locks in Premiere Date
The Devil is a Part-Timer! Anime Gets 2nd Season With Returning Cast
Teekyu Returns to Comic Earth Star for One-Shot Anniversary Manga
JUJUTSU KAISEN Manga Has Exceeded an Impressive 36 Million Copy Print Run
Kaiju No. 8 Has 1.2 Million Copies Printed and Sold, Fastest in Shonen Jump+ History
Getting divorced in the new Story of Seasons video game means you have to kill your kids
Man arrested for sending 37 death threats to Square Enix because he couldn’t win at a game

Release news:

March Comes in Like a Lion manga licensed
Seven Seas Licenses Shotaro Ishinomori’s KAMEN RIDER In New Hardcover Omnibus
Akira 4k replacement discs delayed to May? Also UK discs had problems
All The Anime Your Name 4k
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Random Merch news:

Attack on Titan to Release Titan-Sized Edition of 1st Manga Volume
Demon Slayer Canned Coffee Keeps Japanese Drink Company Afloat During 2020
Warm-up and exercise with Machamp in new Pokémon-themed calisthenics video

Misc news:

It’s too hard to sell Japan on romance dramas nowadays, says broadcasting president
Deer killed by man with axe in Nara
Power Company admits it knew earthquake sensors are broken at Fukushima power plant
Teacher Arrested for Attaching Camera to Shoe to Film up Woman’s Skirt

AC’s Funhouse

Who actually writes Japan’s Little Sister and schoolgirl love letter capsule toys?
10 yakuza members arrested for stealing sea cucumbers from ocean
Yakuza leadership airs complaints about COVID-19’s effect on money gains and operations
Hyogo residents learn the downside to living in an apartment that used to be a yakuza office
Leader of political party that refuses to pay NHK ordered to pay NHK
Only person to win court case against Japan’s public broadcaster, told to pay up
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