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Pac-Man Pixel Artist Hiroshi Ono Passes Away at 64
Fan Favorite Voice Actor Chris Ayres Passes Away At 56
   ∟The tweet we covered in Podcast 109

Japan’s new PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine, irking South Korea
North Korea fires suspected submarine-launched missile into waters off Japan

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Let’s Dub the Dirty Pair TV Series!

Convention news:

Comiket Asks Attendees to Go Get Vaccinated Ahead of Winter Event
   ∟Comiket 99 Won’t Deny Those Who Refuse Vaccination

Live-Action Anime news:

Live Action Netflix Cowboy Bebop Series Teaser Fights Hard
   ∟How do Japanese fans feel about Netflix Cowboy Bebop trailer with return of anime voice actors?
Strange Activity on Cowboy Bebop Social Media Could Be Work of Hacker “Radical Edward”
Male Pregnancy Manga Hiyama Kentaro no Ninshin Gets Netflix Live Action Series
   ∟Male Pregnancy Netflix Series Hiyama Kentaro no Ninshin Suffers Endlessly
Survivors Gather in Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon CIty Posters

Streaming news:

Funimation and Toei Team Up for One Piece Episode 1000 Live Stream
Bones-produced Netflix Anime Super Crooks Drops Electrifying Full Trailer
Netflix Releases Trailer For French “The Summit Of The Gods” Animated Film Adaptation
LUPIN THE 3rd PART 1 Episode 1’s Dub Premiere Stream Postponed
Hololive Virtual YouTubers Creating Open-World Game “Metaverse Holoearth”

Theater Release news:

Macross Plus Movie Edition Makes US Debut in Theaters This December
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Compilation Film Posts 2nd Main Visual & Full Trailer Including New Scenes
An Ill Wind Blows in the First Butt Detective Feature Film Teaser

Series news:

Shinichi Ishizuka’s Jazz-themed Manga BLUE GIANT Gets Anime Film in 2022
Quantum’s Fantasy Light Novel I’m Quitting Heroing Gets TV Anime in April 2022
Yu Shimizu’s The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Light Novel Gets Anime Adaptation
Businessman Play Badminton in New Original TV Anime Ryman’s Club
CloverWorks Teams Up With JoJo’s Director Naokatsu Tsuda for ‘Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward’ Original TV Anime
Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove it Season 2 Resumes Its TV Anime Research in April 2022
KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR Confirms Third Season in April 2022
Mob Psycho 100 TV Anime Reveals 3rd Season in Teaser Trailer and Visual
MISS NAGATORO’s Manga Creator Celebrates 2nd Season of Anime with Cute Illustration
   ∟Ijiranaide Nagatoro-san Second Anime Season Announced
Creators of Case Closed, City Hunter, and More Share Their Lupin the Third Memories
Nichijou Manga Returns to Serialization After 6 Year Break
28-Year-Old Civil Servant in Japan Suspended for 6 Months for Writing Light Novels
Nintendo Switch Not Powerful Enough for Decades Old Kingdom Hearts
German Law Banned Dying Light in European Nintendo eShop
Activision Blizzard Officially Renames Overwatch’s McCree
Retro game personality test: What the way you wrapped your N64 controller cord says about you

Release news:

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S Extra Episode Teased in New Promo
– Right Stuf
Tokyo Pop teams up with Cracker Barrel to bring you Disney manga for some reason

Random Merch news:

The Pokemon Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary Soundtrack With Custom Cards For Performers
New Moomin and Snufkin Japanese sweets by Bandai will soothe your heart and tongue
Orders Will Soon Open for Captain Harlock Label Scotch
Want to turn Ikea shelves into an awesome Nintendo interior? Japanese game fan shows how
There’s now a Nazi-themed cafe in Japan

Misc news:

– Nurse “Hypnotized & Forced to Fart Without Her Consent” Loses Lawsuit
– Unemployed Man Steals Woman’s Pantsu in the Middle of the Street
Man uses AI to “destroy” censor mosaics in Japanese adult videos, gets arrested by Kyoto police
China Boy Causes Elevator Fire After Allegedly Urinating Into Control Panel
23-Year-Old Russian Boxer Fights Bear to Death – Gets Hospitalized
Research Report Suggests “Woke” Culture Has “Limited Impact” On LGBT Mental Health
Pinhead Is Trans Now And Nothing Else Matters

AC’s Funhouse

– U.S. college student learns the hard way to get your Japanese kanji tattoo checked by an expert
Sapporo man attempts to rob store with lighter, goes as you’d expect
Man arrested for robbing Tokyo convenience store with nose hair trimmer

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