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Dragon Ball Z Composer Shunsuke Kikuchi Passes Away Aged 89

Chinese Embassy tweets controversial comic about U.S. democracy
   Lost Tweet

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Pre-order REVENGE OF THE SHOGUN WOMEN on 3-D Blu-ray!
The Girl from the Other Side – feature-length animation
Metal Skin Panic: MADOX-01 Unobtanium Edition
   ∟Metal Skin Panic: MADOX-01 Anime Hits Kickstarter Goal in 42 Minutes

Live-Action Anime news:

Evangelion creator wants to make a live-action Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
   ∟Ghibli Producer Toshio Suzuki Nixes Live-Action Nausicaä Rumors
      ∟Eva director calls Miyazaki “geezer” in anime commentary, says he broke his Walkman

Streaming news:

Learn the Ways of a Samurai With Netflix’s Yasuke Anime Opening
   Flying Lotus distancing from show
Netflix’s Virtual YouTuber Formally Introduces Herself
Pekora Look-Alike to Be Removed From How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Ω Episode 2
Manga Artist Naoki Urasawa Launches His Official YouTube Channel
Crunchyroll Adds Nyanpire – The Vampire Cat to Anime Catalog
Space Battle Rages in Knights of Sidonia Theatrical Anime Film Opening

Theater Release news:

Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Exceeds 8 Billion Yen at Japanese Box Office in Under 2 Months
Mugen Train Topples Spirited Away to Become Highest-Grossing Anime Film Worldwide
Mugen Train about to do something no Japanese movie has done in U.S. in over 20 years
Experimental Anime Film CHERRY AND VIRGIN Announced for 2022

Series news:

Hello Kitty and her Sanrio pals are collaborating with a notoriously bloody horror anime
Original TV Anime Healer Girl Soothes with the Power of Song
JRA Announces New Anime Neko Jockey, About a Cat Who Is a Jockey
TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy- Anime Reveals Promo, Adds to Cast
YUKI YUNA IS A HERO Season 3 TV Anime Confirmed for October 2021 Premiere
Key Cast Members Hit the Office for My Senpai is Annoying TV Anime
New TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You OVA Visual Revealed
Grimoire of Zero Author’s The Dawn of the Witch Fantasy Novel Gets TV Anime
Director Shingo Natsume Helms Original TV Anime ‘Sonny Boy’ at Madhouse
A Certain Magical Index’s Girls Transform Into 2B For Nier Collaboration
Russia Bans Five Isekai Anime, Deems They Promote “Reincarnation Beliefs”
KADOKAWA Aims for 40 New Anime Productions a Year Going Forward
Welcome to the NHK Novel Gets 1st New Story in Nearly 20 Years
J-Novel Club Announces Majority Stake Acquisition By Kadokawa And Partnership
New Skin for Overwatch’s Mei Labeled “Cultural Appropriation”
Resident Evil’s vampire lady is now adorable puppet, promises new game isn’t scary at all
Fate/Stay Night Cooking Spin-off Game Gets Western Release Date
Sentient Figurines Battle Behind the Back of Their Owner in Figure Story
Sega to Start Selling NFT Tokens Based on Their Intellectual Property

Release news:

Arrow Films Smashes the Small Screen with Daimajin Trilogy Blu-ray Set
Aniplex Reveals Madoka Magica: the Movie Trilogy Blu-ray Plans
– Right Stuf
Original Dragon Ball/Dragon Ball Z Theme Songs Get Vinyl Release

Random Merch news:

Gorgeous gold Gundams are good-God expensive
New system in Japan lets you pay for shopping with anime character keychains
Power up like Godzilla with new limited-edition Godzilla Energy Drink
Earwig and the Witch Cookbook Teaches You to Make Beautiful Ghibli Food
Celebrate 50 Years of Lupin the 3rd Anime with Stylish Embroidered Shirts
KFC’s Colonel Sanders is becoming a samurai in Japan this week
China’s life-size Gundam anime robot statue is complete

Misc news:

Old Man Arrested for Invading Women’s Bath Dressed Like a Female to Do Laundry
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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