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Japanese town builds 42-foot, 25 million-yen squid statue as coronavirus response plan

1965 letter from Stanley Kubrick to Osamu Tezuka

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

Convention news:

Gamescom 2021 Event Going Online Once Again

Live-Action Anime news:

Anime’s greatest pervert inspires all-female stage play with Takarazuka City Hunter

Streaming news:

Sailor Moon Eternal Films Will Enchantingly Bless Netflix
A Silent Voice currently scheduled to expire June 4 on Netflix
Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series Hits Netflix Later This Year
The Law of Ueki Anime Joins Crunchyroll’s Catalog Today

Theater Release news:

Eva: 3.0+1.0 Finally Surpasses Shin Godzilla, Becoming Anno’s Highest-grossing Film
Mugen Train Becomes the 1st Japanese Film to Make 50 Billion Yen at WW Box Office
Demon Slayer Is Now the #1 Film From 2020 Worldwide
Toei Animation Europe Briefly Lists New Dragon Ball Super Movie
New Dragon Ball Movie Announced by Original Creator Akira Toriyama

Series news:

Komi-san Anime Seemingly Confirmed by Weekly Shonen Sunday
Battle Game in 5 Seconds TV Anime Gets 1st Trailer, Key Visual
Heroes Face Their Darkest Hour in Seven Knights Revolution: Hero Successor “Climax” PV
New Spriggan Anime Reveals 2nd Teaser Visual Introducing More Characters
Saudi-Japanese Anime Film The Journey Premieres June 25
Seasons 2 & 3 of Mushoku Tensei Rumored to Be in Production
Overlord Reincarnates Into 4th TV Anime Season and Film
‘Stealth Suits’ Unveiled for Upcoming My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission Film
In Yoshi Yoshi Magic, You’re a Child and Your Nannies Are All Hot Dudes
Golden Kamuy Manga Enters Climax
Tokyo Revengers Manga Is Selling a Whopping 6.7 Times More Since the TV Anime Started
Japanese fan artist kid redraws entire collected volume of Attack on Titan manga
Spider-Man Artist Harassed Over Critiquing Twitter User’s “Fixing” of Their Cover
Sony Files Patent That Allows Casuals to Consult Experts for Help in Real-Time
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Trailer Brimming With Nonstop Action
Sega’s Yakuza Franchise Will Continue as an RPG
Fortnite Rumors Suggest Upcoming Naruto & Metroid Skins
Resident Evil Village Already Has Several Strange Mods
Another Lewd Uma Musume Bug Flipping Skirts
Animal Crossing Inducted into World Video Game Hall of Fame

Release news:

Legend of the Galactic Heroes Premium Box Set Blu-ray is now sold out
Holy Knight is getting a blu-ray
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The Fantastic True Story of How Project A-ko Was Lost and Found

Random Merch news:

The World Ends With You Anime Drops 54-Track OST in June
Studio Ghibli store now sells gorgeous cameo brooches of heroines like Kiki and Sophie
Post Office to release commemorative Pokémon stamps based on original trading cards
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’s Ohmu Inspires Earrings, Rings
Gucci and Crunchyroll Team Up for Special Bananya Collection
Gucci Collection
EVANGELION:WORLD Attraction at Fuji Q Highland Shuts Down After 11 Years
Is ramune another COVID-19 casualty? Iconic Japanese soda faces plummeting sales
How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

Misc news:

The time farting lead to murder and the fall of one of Japan’s great samurai clans
Osaka man finds stranger eating in his kitchen at night, stranger dies shortly after

AC’s Funhouse

Strange job ad asks to “deliver a pork-egg onigiri” from Okinawa to Tokyo twice per day
7-Eleven to build 7-Eleven in parking lot of another 7-Eleven
7-Eleven in parking lot of other 7-Eleven opens for business in Japan

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