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– Anime Collector Patreon
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– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   Botched: What Mignogna v. Funimation teaches us about the danger of attempting to rehabilitate a public image by suing for defamation
   MarzGurl has taken over voicing no-name-bitch-84

Bleach: Former VA Addresses Kenpachi’s New Casting
   David Lodge’s Response Part 1
   David Lodge’s Response Part 2
   David Lodge’s Response Part 3

Loews Atlanta Suites
   ∟AC’s Adventurous Night on the Casting Couch

Pickups

Japan’s prime minster should kill himself by seppuku, Russian politician says
South Korea announces plan to compensate victims of Japan’s forced labour during World War II
Piracy Condoned By Belarus Government for “Enemy Countries” Including Japan

Mark Hamill Indicates He Is Through Playing The Joker Without Kevin Conroy: “There Doesn’t Seem To Be A Batman For Me”
Ethan Van Sciver Reacts To The Joker Becoming Pregnant In New Issue Of ‘Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing’: “DC Comics Is Getting Weirder And Weirder”
   ∟‘The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing’ Writer Matthew Rosenberg Responds To Backlash Against Pregnant Joker Story: “This Isn’t An Allegory, A Metaphor, Or Social Commentary – It’s A Joke”

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Future Kid Takara – ORIGINAL animation film by STUDIO4ºC
Long-Time ‘Punisher’ Writer Mike Baron To Raise Legal War Chest To Sue Daily Kos “For Publishing Malicious Lies” About Graphic Novels ‘Thin Blue Line’ And ‘Private American’

Convention news:

Anime Expo Discontinues Premier Fan Badges

Live-Action Anime news:

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Series Gets Live-Action Movie Based on Louvre Story
Gran Turismo Hollywood Film Takes Center Stage During Sony CES Keynote
‘Romeo and Juliet’ Stars Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting File $100 Million “Sexual Abuse” Suit Against Paramount Pictures Over 54-Year-Old Nude Scenes In Film

Streaming news:

Joshua Seth asks for questions to ask Daman Mills
   He gets answers
   With evidence
   Voiceover Champions with Joshua Seth
Naoki Urasawa’s Monster Anime Is Now Streaming On Netflix
Crunchyroll Streams Berserk: The Golden Age Arc – Memorial Edition English Dub
Toho International Acquires 50% Ownership Stake in Frederator’s Bee and Puppycat, Bravest Warriors Series

Theater Release news:

Legend of Zelda Movie In Development From Illumination
39 more Regal movie theaters are closing in the US amid bankruptcy

Series news:

Anime:
After Two Decades, Johnny Yong Bosch Returns to Voice Vash the Stampede in ‘Trigun Stampede’ English Dub
Tenchi Muyo! GXP Paradise Shidō-hen Anime Reveals OVA Format, Cast, More Staff
Kaina of the Great Snow Sea Reveals Anime Film Sequel Plans
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Season 3 TV Anime to Air for Two Consecutive Cours
Blue Archive Anime Adaptation Coming in the Future
The Vexations of a Shut-In Vampire Princess Reveals 2023 TV Anime
The World God Only Knows Author’s Game Industry-themed Manga 16bit Sensation Gets Anime Adaptation
GOBLIN SLAYER Season 2 TV Anime Continues the Adventure in 2023 at LIDENFILMS
Third Season for Made in Abyss Anime Announced
I Fell for a Fujoshi Shojo Comedy Manga Joins Azuki Lineup
VTuber Legend: How I Went Viral after Forgetting to Turn Off My Stream Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Educational Manga ‘Dog Signal’ Gets TV Anime in Fall 2023
Misty and Brock Return to Pokémon Anime For Ash’s Final Episodes
   Pokemon’s New Season Will Reunite Ash With the Squirtle Squad
The Tale of Outcasts Anime to Cover Original Manga’s Entire Story
Maybe’s Tales of Wedding Rings Manga Gets TV Anime
Attack on Titan Final Season Part 3 Anime Set to Premiere on March 4, Will Be Split Into Two Halves
Australia Bans Import, Sales of How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Omega Anime
   Demand for Japanese manga bucks Australia’s downward piracy trend
Fan Petition Demands Chainsaw Man Remake
   What could you possibly want?
   Mappa’s prowess

Gender Swap Anime Onii-chan wa Oshimai! Still Irresistibly Moe
   This New Trans Anime Is Already Controversial
      ∟Kumail Nanjiani Accuses Hollywood Studio Executives Of Racism, Unwittingly Exposes Anti-White Agenda: “People Don’t Want To Cast Non-White People As Bad Guys”
      Anime of the Year
   ∟Crunchyroll Removes Gendered Language From English Localization Of “ONIMAI: I’m Now Your Sister!”
      ∟Crunchyroll’s Onii-chan wa Oshimai! Translation Roughly Criticized
“Localizer” Brags About Horribly Westernized & Inaccurate Anime Translation
Manga:
An artist is stripping JK Rowling’s name off Harry Potter books and reselling them to fans who oppose the author’s vocal anti-trans rhetoric. A legal expert says it’s not copyright infringement.
   Hogwarts Legacy Leak Suggests Iconic Harry Potter Activity Was Cut From Game
Games:
Pokémon-playing fish commit credit card fraud against owner in Japan via Nintendo eShop

Release news:

Ascendent Animation Licenses, Produces English Dub for Game World Reincarnation Anime
– Right Stuf
   Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei season 2 will have digital liner notes
   ∟Cowboy Bebop 25th Anniversary Set Headlines Crunchyroll’s April 2023 Home Video Slate
      Walmart still has the old Resurrection F Collector’s Edition

Random Merch news:

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OCAPodcast.com/store
This bra and pantie set is a JoJo’s reference
Artist Recreates Hokusai’s ‘Great Wave’ Out of 50,000 LEGO Blocks
   ∟Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa woodblock print splashes into Lego art in early 2023
Japanese makers of Tropicana fined 19 million yen for “100% Melon” juice with only 2% melon juice
This Tech Allows Users To Smell Movies, Video Games, And Anime
Wi-Fi routers help scientists “see” people through walls

Misc news:

One of Japan’s First Uses of Quantum Computing Rather Ridiculous
Western Censorship Invades Japan: “Animal Ears Might Be Considered Bestiality”
Florida Man Accumulates 1,182 Child Pornography Charges
28-Year-Old Man Arrested After Stealing Woman’s Pantsu, Setting Her House on Fire
Japanese college student admits he robbed taxi driver, denies in court that he was rude about it
Woman Arrested Over Bathhouse Camera “The Footage Was for My Son!”
China Man Loses Part of Penis After Leaving Metal Ring Attached for Six Months
Chinese Scientists Develop “Bionic Penis” for Impotent Males

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