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Japan to Expand Immigration Policy to Allow Foreign Workers to Stay Indefinitely
   ∟Japan completely closes borders to new foreign arrivals

Poll Shows Rise to Over 60% of Chinese Viewing Japan Unfavorably
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Live-Action Anime news:

Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Isn’t Supposed to Be Good
Ko Shibasaki & Ryunosuke Kamiki to Star in xxxHOLiC Live-action film for Release in April 2022

Streaming news:

HIDIVE Acquires Complete LUPIN THE 3RD TV Series
North Korean Student Will Be Shot to Death for Smuggling “Squid Game” Into Country

Series news:

Fafner THE BEYOND Production Committee Cancels Collab With Ramen Shop Due to Sexual Harassment
World’s End Harem TV Anime to Re-Premiere on January 7
Yuki Kanamaru’s More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers Romantic Comedy Manga Gets Anime
Trapped in a Dating Sim Light Novel Gets TV Anime Adaptation in April 2022
Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire Takes Aim at New Anime Adaptation
Erika and Rena Swap Outfits and Weapons in Cuckoos x Higurashi Collab Visual
High Guardian Spice “Borrows” Names & Song
New Fushigi Yugi Manga One-Shot Coming from Original Author in 2022
JUJUTSU KAISEN Manga Powers Beyond 60 Million Copies Printed and Sold
ORICON: JUJUTSU KAISEN Manga Takes Down Demon Slayer to be the Best-Selling Manga Series of 2021
Grand Theft Auto Definitive Edition Trilogy Possibly Based on Modified Mobile Ports
Fans Recreated The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Spaceworld ’97 Beta
NEO: The World Ends With You Underperforms “Welcome to Capitalism, Square Enix!”
Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Remakes Remove “Lovey-Dovey Couple” Translation
Resident Evil 4 Remake Potentially Confirmed Through Leaked Art
PlayStation Facing Gender Discrimination Lawsuit From California

Release news:

GKIDS Announces Acquisition of Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko Animated Film
Seven Seas to Publish Tokyo Revengers For Print Release In Spring 2022
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Urusei Yatsura: Only You is being delayed

Random Merch news:

Roxy Migurdia
Chrono Trigger Jazz Album Open for Pre-order in Japan
Treat your package like an anime hero with new Saint Seiya underwear
Kubipan neck pants, the hot new Tokyo style that we just made up and hurts our butt cracks
7.6 Tons of Fake Pokemon Cards Seized in Shanghai Airport

Misc news:

Tennessee Man Threatens Pizza Shop With AK-47 Over 10 Minute Wait
14-year-old Japanese girl tosses cart from roof of Don Quijote, arrested for attempted murder
Australia Allegedly Putting Infected Citizens Into “Quarantine Camps”

AC’s Funhouse

Post-election goat scandal rocks Japanese lawmaker
Anime about nasty contract surprises gets real-life credit card with nasty contract surprises
Feminists Outraged Over Onsen Musume’s “Sexualized Young Girls”

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