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Research team develops vaccine that kills HIV in monkeys

Convention news:

Comiket 99 Won’t Deny Those Who Refuse Vaccination
   ∟Comiket 99 Now Requiring Vaccination Proof or Negative PCR Test

Live-Action Anime news:

Live Action Netflix Cowboy Bebop Deemed Mediocre by Critics
   ∟Critic Reviews Arrive For Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop, Confirming Everything Fans Predicted
Rose Puddle Comparison
‘Cowboy Bebop’ costume designer says she was ‘resistant’ to make Faye Valentine ‘overtly sexualized’ like her anime version
Fiery 1st Concept Art Released for Live-Action Mobile Suit Gundam Netflix Film
Live-Action YU YU HAKUSHO Series Drops on Netflix in December 2023
Live-Action One Piece Cast Announced, Lacks a Black Nami
   Nami from a bully group?
   Ginger Genocide continues
   ∟They look incredible!
   ∟Can Taz Skylar pull of Sanji?
   ∟Iñaki Godoy doing his research
   Chris Pratt will voice Chopper
   ∟Japanese fans react to Netflix live-action One Piece casting
    ∟Twitter Degenerate Upset Over Live-Action One Piece Nami’s Whiteness

Streaming news:

ROUND-UP: Netflix Announces Its 2021/2022 Anime Slate With a Few Surprises
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure STONE OCEAN Starts Its Prison Break on Netflix on December 1
Crunchyroll Used Stock Photos in High Guardian Spice
YouTube Removing the Public Dislike Count on Videos to Silence Criticism

Theater Release news:

Gintama THE VERY FINAL Premieres In US Theaters On November 21 & 22nd

Series news:

Five More Baseball Battlers Join the Cast of Tribe Nine TV Anime
Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time TV Anime to Return for Its 2nd Season
Insomniac Vampire Manga Call of the Night Gets Anime Adaptation
The Keyword for Lupin the Third PART 6 TV Anime’s 2nd Cour is “Women”
Fullmetal Alchemist Mangaka Hiromu Arakawa Working on New Series
Weekly Shonen Jump’s Physical Magazine Circulation Drops to Under 1.4 Million in Late 2021
Mangaka Yoshinobu Yamada Laments Growing Restrictions on Manga
Konami Delists Metal Gear Solid Remasters Due to Rights Issues
Xbox Adds Over 70 New Games to Backward Compatibility in Final Update
Fortnite Confirms Naruto Collaboration Coming
Final Fantasy VII Mod Uses Style Similar to Tetsuya Nomura’s Concept Art
Corrupt Super Robot Wars 30 English Translation Inserts Talk of Pronouns
Transgender Players Infuriated by Forza Horizon 5
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy The Definitive Edition Graphics Beyond Words
“Hot Coffee” Minigame Found in Code of GTA: The Trilogy The Definitive Edition

Release news:

Upcoming Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Blu-Ray Includes Unaired Episode
All The Anime / Anime Limited 12 Days of Christmas announcement
Future Naruto releases
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Random Merch news:

Attack on Titan Franchise Halts Sales of Eldian Armbands
Men’s Jewelry Brand Mister SFC Drops Official Naruto-Inspired Line
Mobile pouch curry: Gundam Cafe curries now sold online
Premium Bandai drops details for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind gunship and glider models
Adorable High Guardian Spice Pin Set Now Available to Pre-Order
Demon Slayer anime airplane set to take flight in Japan
Bootleg anime cakes? Charges filed against Tokyo woman for selling unlicensed Demon Slayer sweets
Man Arrested for Selling Bootleg Love Live! Mousepads
Georgia man used $57K of COVID-19 relief loan to buy Pokemon card, feds say

Misc news:

Size, shape, or suppleness – What does Japan want in a pair of breasts?
Corrupt Website Vice Writes Article Slandering Japan’s Loli Manga
Monster Girl Encyclopedia & Monster Girl Quest Fandom Pages to Be Deleted
Train driver sues Japan Rail…over 56 yen for a one-minute delay
Anime about nasty contract surprises gets real-life credit card with nasty contract surprises
Post-election goat scandal rocks Japanese lawmaker
Japanese art site Pixiv now lets you make your own 3-D model for free, and in English!

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