Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon

 Why Ogy left the OCA Podcast (According to Ogy)
   AC’s Pregnancy Announcement

– Demon Slayer’s Zenitsu VA Hiro Shimono Returns to Work After Having COVID-19

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

– Girl and Past | Anime Short Film
– Pre-order ROBOT MONSTER on 3-D Blu-ray and DVD!

Convention news:

– Anime Expo Confirms Return to Live Conventions for 2022

Live-Action Anime news:

– Hollywood Live-Action Your Name Adaptation Loses Director
– The Last of Us HBO Show May Have Greater Budget Than Game of Thrones
– U.S.-produced Netflix Pokémon live-action series reportedly on the way
   ∟Variety: Netflix Catches New Live-Action Pokémon Series

Streaming news:

– Evangelion 3.0+1.01 Launches on Amazon Prime Video in Japan Same Day as Around the World
– Platinum End Anime is Coming to Crunchyroll!
– HiDive Acquires LaidBackers Anime Film
 Ishida and Asakura (dub & sub) is streaming on Amazon Prime Video
– Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Reveal New BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS Trailer and Key Visual
   ∟Blade Runner: Black Lotus 3D CG Anime Trailer Criticized
– Funimation Announces Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc Simulcast
– Baki Fights on in Baki: Son of Ogre Anime Creditless Opening
– HIDIVE to Stream “See-Through” Version of Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory
– Comikey Media Licenses Eight Shogakukan Manga Series

Theater Release news:

– Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Anime Film Finishes Its Run in Japan With a Whopping 10.22 Billion Yen
   ∟Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Moves up to 35th Highest Grossing Film in Japan of All-Time
– Japan Box Office: BELLE Makes Its Impressive No.1 Debut with 890 Million Yen
   ∟Japan Box Office: BELLE Repeats at No.1 with Strong 523 Million Yen
– Gintama THE VERY FINAL Hits North American Theaters This November
– Knights of Sidonia Anime Film Heads to North American Theaters
– Science SARU’s Film Inu-Oh Announces Lead Cast, Drops Trailer
– The Prince of Tennis New 3DCG Film’s Full Trailer Shows New Level of Tennis Battle
 Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero character concepts revealed at SDCC 2021
   Promo Video

Series news:

– Space Aged Vampire TV Anime ‘Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu’ Begins October 2021
– Step-Sibling Light Novel ‘Mamahaha no Tsurego ga Moto Kano Datta’ Receives Anime Project
– 1st Uncle From Another World TV Anime Key Visual Reveals the Power of Coma-Gaming
– Sentai Shares Vinland Saga English Dub Preview, Reveals Full Cast
– Vinland Saga TV Anime Director Confirms S2 Will Have ‘Almost the Same’ Staff
– “Swastika” Censored in Tokyo Revengers Anime for the West
– Tokyo Revengers Manga Drives Past 32 Million Copies Printed
– NEW GAME! Manga Goes Game Over Next Month with Final Chapter
– Golden Kamuy Manga Searches for Gold in Final Story Arc
– Future of the Berserk Series Currently Undecided
– KAGUYA-SAMA Creator Redraws Film Poster in Manga Style for Tie-In Book
– Junji Ito Wins Big at Eisner Awards 2021 for Two Separate Manga Series
– Demon Slayer Manga Wins Grand Prize in The 50th Japan Cartoonists Association Awards
– Black Lagoon Manga Creator Comments on Serialization: ‘My Depression Hasn’t Gone Away’
   ブラック・ラグーン (12) Comic – August 19, 2021
   List of Black Lagoon chapters
 Kadokawa President Reveals Manga Rarely Reviewed by Apple and Google Due to Sexual Content
   Kadokawa Apologize for President’s Pro-Censorship Manga Comments; Returns Portion of Salary
   ∟KADOKAWA President “Regrets” Remark Concerning Manga Censorship
– Fatal Frame: Maiden of the Black Water Has Atelier Ryza Pre-Order Bonus
   ∟Certain Wii U Costumes Not Returning in Fatal Frame: Maiden of the Black Water
– One-Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows to End Multiplayer Service in February 2022
– The IdolMaster: Shiny Colors Changes Swimsuit Designs After Plagiarism Accusations
– Uma Musume Kowtows to China by Removing Taiwan, Japan Flags From Horse Girl
– Activision Blizzard Sued Over Alleged Sexual Harassment to Females & Inequality
   ∟World of Warcraft Will Censor Content Due to Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
– Muv-Luv: Project Mikhail Altering Character Designs: “This Game Is For the Whole World”
– Genshin Impact to Add Playable Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn
– Latest Digimon Survive Delay Pushes the Game into 2022
– Nintendo Directly Responds To ‘Switch Pro’ Rumors And Switch OLED Profit Margin Estimates

Release news:

– Kyoto Animation’s MUNTO TV Anime and Film Gets 1st Blu-Ray Box
– Dark Horse Debuts Cat + Gamer Manga in English in 2022
– 1937 Novel That Inspired Miyazaki’s Next Movie is Coming Out in English
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

– Resident Evil Protagonist Perfume Reeks of Nervous Sweat & Horror
– Get Your Own Butterfly Mansion Pajamas and Nap Like a Demon Slayer
– Eva Units 1 and 2 Get Crabby With These New Crayfish Figures
– Get this molting crab plushie from Felissimo for the sea creature fan in your life
– Good Smile Previews Utterly Breathtaking US$500 Cardcaptor Sakura Figure from CLAMP
– Crunchyroll Teams Up with Otaku Lamps for Official Anime LED Lamps!
– Gundam Manhole Project launches, brings awesome anime art to series creator’s hometown
– Who’s ready to make poop cakes with this Japanese cooking gadget?
– Rimuru Takes Over NYC with Massive Hand-Painted Slime Mural

Misc news:

– Excessive dog pee to blame for traffic light collapse, Japanese police think

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