Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
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Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Funimation Reaches Settlement Over Allegedly Violating Americans with Disabilities Act

– Coronavirus News
   ∟Monogatari Character Designer Watanabe Akio Contracts the Coronavirus

Arsonist at idol concert says he was imitating the Kyoto Animation arson attack

Haruka Takachiho Planned Crusher Joe 2 Film with Katsuhiro Otomo, but Never Happened
The World Ends With You Opening Theme Song Changed Due to Arrest of ALI’s Drummer
Company Breaks Down the Production Costs of March 2011 10-Year Commemoration OVA

Big West, Studio Nue, Harmony Gold Agree to Global Distribution of Macross, Robotech
   ∟Harmony Gold and Big West Reach Landmark Agreement For Global Distribution

Eleven Arts’ social media person forgot to switch accounts before canceling some thot

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Penguidrum Crowdfunding Campaign Meets Goal in 3 Minutes
   ∟Mawaru Penguindrum Crowd Funding Campaign Meets Goal in 150 Seconds
Third Editions: An Essay on JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
The Girl from the Other Side – feature-length animation
Pre-order REVENGE OF THE SHOGUN WOMEN on 3-D Blu-ray!

Convention news:

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2021 Canceled Due to COVID-19

Live-Action Anime news:

Netflix to Stream Live-Action Gundam Film; Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct
   Nick Offerman as Ramba Ral
   Henry Cavill as Bright Noa
Eri Sakai’s Kentaro Hiyama’s First Pregnancy Manga Gets Live-action Drama on Netflix
   ∟Male Pregnancy Manga Hiyama Kentaro no Ninshin Gets Netflix Live Action Series

Streaming news:

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S Anime Shorts Go Live on Crunchyroll
My Hero Academia Season 5 Heads to Toonami on May 8

Theater Release news:

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Breaks 7 Billion Yen at Japanese Box Office, 1st Eva Film to Do So
Kakushigoto Anime Film Heads to Theaters on July 9 with New Footage
Ticket Sales Go Live for Demon Slayer Movie in North America

Series news:

Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU Trailer Teases More of Anime’s Continuation
Cestvs: The Roman Fighter Battles Against All Odds for Survival
TIGER & BUNNY 10th Anniversary Site Posts New Anime Visuals for Season 2
George Asakura’s Men’s Ballet Manga Dance Dance Danseur Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Kazuyoshi Takeda’s WWII Manga Peleliu: Guernica of Paradise Gets Anime Adaptation
Love After World Domination Manga Gets TV Anime Adaptation
TV Anime Announced for A Couple of Cuckoos Rom-Com Manga
Spy-action Manga TESLA NOTE Gets TV Anime Adaptation in 2021
WIT STUDIO-animated Comedy Fantasy TV Anime Ousama Ranking Releases Teaser PV
1st Japan Sinks 2020 Episode Gets Nominated for Annecy International Animation Award
Slime, Fire Force, Honey Lemon Soda Get Nominated for Annual Kodansha Manga Awards
Takao Saito’s Golgo 13 Manga Earns Guinness Record
Re:ZERO Creator’s Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- Gets Web Manga Adaptation
Diablo II Remaster Censors Amazon’s Butt & Sorceress Underboob

Release news:

Violet Evergarden: The Movie Gets 4K HDR Blu-Ray Release in Japan on August 4
Girl’s High, Doomed Megalopolis, Grenadier, Ramen Fighter Miki, More Anime on BD
GKIDS’ Earwig and the Witch Release Is Same as Version in Japanese Theaters
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Random Merch news:

Tiny Nezuko from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Gets Big Figure from FuRyu
Toys R Us Plans Another Return in United States
7-Eleven to build 7-Eleven in parking lot of another 7-Eleven

Misc news:

Entire crew of Going Merry arrested by police in Japan (no, not on April 1)
Japanese police searching for man who stole 1.1 million yen in tiny fish
Suicidal Man Attacks Police Officer in Hopes of Being Shot

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