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– Coronavirus News
   How remote working is leading to more men in Japan embracing makeup
   ∟Tokyo, Osaka Go Dark as 3rd State of Emergency Declared to Combat COVID-19 in Japan
   ∟All Major Cinemas, Event Halls to Close in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto for State of Emergency
   ∟Crayon Shin-Chan’s 29th Anime Film Postponed as 3rd State of Emergency Looms
   ∟Athletes Taking a Knee & Raising a Fist Will Be Punished at Tokyo 2021 Olympics

Life saved in Tottori, Japan by same skin transplant treatment used for KyoAni arsonist
Big West To Handle Global Distribution Of Post-1987 Macross Anime
BECK, Naruto Shippuden Anime Director Osamu Kobayashi Passes Away Aged 57

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

The Girl from the Other Side – feature-length animation
Pre-order REVENGE OF THE SHOGUN WOMEN on 3-D Blu-ray!
MADOX-01 launches April 30th
🕹️ Piepacker, online multiplayer for retro games

Live-Action Anime news:

Kaguya-sama Live-Action Film “Final” Hits Japanese Theaters August 20, 2021
Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning New Trailer Delves into Kenshin’s Past
Netflix’s Live Action Death Note 2 Will “Stick to the Source Material”

Streaming news:

Children’s Hero Anpanman Soars to Tubi Streaming Service
Knights of Sidonia Unveils Compilation Video, Mobile Game, and VR Plans
Video of YouTube CEO Being Given “Free Expression” Award Sews Wide Hatred
Slayers Heroine Lina Inverse Set to Become Virtual YouTuber
Netflix to Debut Their Own Anime Ambassador Virtual YouTuber

Theater Release news:

Here’s Your Chance to Sing in Mamoru Hosoda’s Upcoming Film BELLE
Demon Slayer makes $9,500,000 in the US in one day
Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Sells Over 5 Million Tickets in Japan in a 1 Month and a Half
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Walpurgis no Kaiten Movie Announced
Butt Detective Cracks the Case in Third Anime Theatrical Film
BL Manga Dakaichi’s Spain Arc to Get Film Adaptation This Autumn
Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet Earns 144% of Previous Film on Its First Day
   ∟Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet Makes Record-breaking 2.2 Billion Yen in First 3 Days
Farewell, My Dear Cramer Film’s Theatergoers Receive Manga “Volume 0” as Bonus

Series news:

The World Ends With You TV Anime Shows Off Its New Creditless OP
I’m Tsushima the Cat Anime Set for July, First Promo Debuts
Restaurant To Another World Anime Season 2 Announced
Skeleton Knight in Another World Light Novel Series Gets TV Anime
Rumor: Web Domain Registered for Komi Can’t Communicate Anime Series
Rin Asano’s Sweet Manga ‘Deaimon’ Anime Announced
Moriarty the Patriot Enlists the Help of Bonde, James Bonde in New Character Art
Key Crossover Anime Kaginado Will Feature Clannad, Air, Kanon & Others
Hero Academia Subs Change Vantablack’s Name, Possibly to Avoid Legal Issues
Editorial: Are Nagatoro’s Subs Sus?
   ∟“Localizer” Goes on Tirade Defending Use of “Sus” and “Cringe” in Anime Subs
Sci-Fi Revival NIGHT HEAD 2041 Plans Manga, Book, and Stage Adaptations
JUJUTSU KAISEN Boasts Another 5 Million Copies Printed and Sold in Less Than a Month
Final Attack on Titan Manga Volume Comes With Original Drafts in Japan
Konami Files Two New Trademarks for Castlevania & Metal Gear Rising
PlayStation Backtracks On PS3/Vita PlayStation Store Shutdowns

Release news:

1987 OVA “To-y” Gets Blu-ray in June, 34 Years after Its Original Release
Sentai Filmworks Adds My Little Monster Anime
VIZ and Marvel Team Up to Release Deadpool: Samurai Manga and More in English
Yen Press Announces New Licenses Releasing This Year
Yen Press to Release KonoSuba Tabletop RPG Rule Book in English
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Random Merch news:

Pokémon manhole covers spreading with eight new Pokéfuta in Miyazaki
Ultra-realistic cat backpack causes a fur-enzy online
What it’s like to buy a canned railway stone in Japan
Resident Evil Village Lady Dimitrescu Towel as Long as Expected
Tokyo woman in trouble with the law after selling high-priced Evangelion bootleg posters

Misc news:

Man who stole and replaced women’s shoes is free, victims too “disgusted” to press charges
Panties stolen from man in Nagoya by male/female team of thieves
Kyoto police investigating cream puff attack on Bentley
Pooping in supermarket checkout lands Kitakyushu man 300,000 yen fine
Kansai man arrested for defrauding his 35 girlfriends
   ∟ALI Drummer Kahadio Arrested Again on Charges of Defrauding Woman in Her 70s
Schools in Japan’s Saga Prefecture will no longer regulate/check students’ underwear color
Line up in the hall, open your shirts, show your bras – Real instructions from one school
Couple rob real estate agent during open house, escape with US$1.84
Another Australian Man Arrested for Owning Inanimate Child Sex Dolls

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