Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon
– Support us Further
– Daman Mills Grooming Scandal
   Voice Actor, ADR Director Daman Mills Accused of Sexual Misconduct
      Victim’s statement
   Came out against Vic
      Proud of Monica and Jamie for speaking out
   Daman Mills pulled out of KamehaCon
   Sarah Wiedenheft pulled out of KamehaCon
   Daman Mills spied on Jordan Eshelman
   Additional accusation?
      Further Context in the ANN article
   Lynzee Loveridge held onto the story for 5 months
   Daman Mills cancelled Sausomecon appearance

– Russia/Ukraine Conflict
   Japan to accept Ukrainian refugees
   ∟No, the Tokyo Skytree wasn’t lit in colors of Ukraine for solidarity…but another landmark is
   ∟Developers & Companies Refusing Services to Russia Over Government’s War
   ∟Paramount Joins Disney, Warner Bros, And Sony In Stopping Theatrical Releases In Russia, Includes Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and The Lost City
   ∟Pokemon Company Gets Political Again by Donating $200K to Ukraine Relief
   ∟Rakuten CEO donates one billion yen to Ukrainian humanitarian relief
   ∟Massive 992 Works Bundle On Sale to Support Ukraine
   ∟Doom II Co-Creator John Romero Develops New Level to Support Ukraine
   ∟Ukraine’s ambassador to Japan criticises Uniqlo for continuing to trade in Russia
   ∟Studio Ghibli anime artist to sell artwork to support Ukraine
   ∟Azur Lane Disables Player Comments on Russian Ship Girls Amidst Ukraine Conflict
   Duck Duck Go becomes Google
   ∟Schools banning Dostoevsky
   ∟The almost 70 years old “Victorious Armed Forces of the Soviet Union” monument in Koszalin(Poland) has been destroyed last night… by an anonymous backhoe.
   Russian Embassy in DC now located on President Zelensky Way
   ∟Russian Shop in Tokyo becomes target of vandalism after owner’s controversial remarks
   International Cat Federation bans Russian felines from competitions


Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki Anime Launches Crowdfunding for Its Production Cos
Fruitanari Punch

Live-Action Anime news:

Menacing Unused Godzilla Design Meant For Final Wars Resurfaces In New Images
Netflix live-action One Piece reveals new cast members, Japanese fans think one choice is perfect

Theater Release news:

GKIDS and Fathom Events Reveal Lineup for Studio Ghibli Fest 2022
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Film’s Trailer Reveals Title, Story, November Opening
Is The New Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Synopsis Hinting At The Return Of A Classic Villain?

Series news:

Anime Fans Win as Funimation Global Group Content Moves to Crunchyroll Starting Today
   Femboy Films ended Funimation’s whole career
Funimation Titles Now Available on Crunchyroll (3/8)
Classroom of the Elite TV Anime’s Video Announces 2 More Seasons in July 2022 & 2023
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Anime Gets 2nd Season
Mushoku Tensei OVA Focuses on Pretty Redhead Eris
Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It r=1-sin0 Releases New PV Introducing OP & ED Theme Songs
Both Sides of the Forgers Are Revealed in New SPY x FAMILY TV Anime Concept Visual
Trapped in a Dating Sim TV Anime Stars Winning Hearts When It Premieres on April 3
Pokemon Legends: Arceus Anime Teased for Summer 2022
Skeleton Knight in Another World TV Anime Comes to Our World on April 7
Mobile Suit GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans Gets Special Edition Rebroadcast in Japan
Kisaku Reiwa Edition Planning to Humiliate More Women
Anime Studio MAPPA to Open Osaka-Based CGI Studio
Toei Animation’s Website Gets Hacked, Studio Shuts Down Online Shop
Studio White Fox Apologizes For Gender Discrimination
Toshihiko Tsukiji’s Isekai Reincarnation Spin-off Novel Set in the Gundam World Now Available in Two Volumes
BLEND-S Manga Ends in 2 More Chapters, Last Chapter to Release in April
Elden Ring Overflowing With Berserk References
Sony Censors Sankaku Complex Over Horizon Forbidden West Nip Slip

Release news:

Yen Press Announces Short And Sweet Slate Of Acquisitions
Seven Seas Changes Up Twitter Announcements And Announces Spriggan Acquisition
Sentai Filmworks Acquires I’m Quitting Heroing Anime
The Guyver is getting a full R-rated release on blu-ray
Belle steelbook preorders sold out
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:
Embroidered Laputa: Castle in the Sky clock catches the attention of Studio Ghibli
Freakishly muscular life-size statues of Grappler Baki anime/manga cast intimidate and amaze
Yamaha designed a brass mouse, and it’s a thing of beauty
Twitter Users Hysterical Over New Unfortunately Named Ducati Bike
French fry rationing continues in Japan as Mos Burger suspends sales (with two exceptions)

Misc news:

Japan’s “killing stone” splits in two, possibly unleashing evil nine-tailed fox spirit
Sayonara, crossbows – Police ask owners to turn in their crossbows as new ban goes into effect
Four Teachers Issued Disciplinary Dismissal For Sex With Students & Other Crimes

AC’s Funhouse

Straight men in ‘bromances’ kiss, cuddle and stand around naked together
   What an Audacious Hoax Reveals About Academia

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