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Funimation no longer finds a use for MarzGurl
Sean Chiplock has been suspended from Twitter
   Apparently another woke VA used the n-word

Anime Rock, Paper, Scissors Video Highlights A.I. Art Controversy
   Justin Sevakis thinks it’s “garbo”
   Shaybs finds a way pretentious way to dunk on it
   Brady appears to be the only one to actually think beyond a knee-jerk reaction

California Proposes Witholding New Tax Credits From Hollywood Productions Unless They “Set Ethnic, Racial, And Gender Diversity Goals And Develop A Plan To Achieve Them”

Dragon Ball Author Akira Toriyama Gets Tangled In Racism Controversy; Fans React!
   ∟‘No Game, No Life’ Creator Fires Back After Western Reader Criticizes Series’ Lack Of Dark-Skinned Characters


Happy Science Founder, Anime Producer Ryuho Okawa Passes Away

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Godshard Chronicles: A Retro-Meets-Modern Action RPG
Madaraushi’s Crowdfunded Naked Peak: Climb the Mountains of Madness Pilot Anime Film Debuts on YouTube

Live-Action Anime news:

Ninja vs. Shark Goes Full Grindhouse in Gory New Film Trailer
Michael B. Jordan put in a pickle to play Piccolo

Streaming news:

Netflix Adds Mononoke Anime with English Dub/Sub
Disney+’s Heavenly Delusion Anime Confirms April 1 Premiere In Promotional Video
AMC Networks’ HIDIVE Anime Streamer Gets Exclusive Rights to Japan’s MBS Programming Slate
Netflix producing stop-motion Pokémon series, stars human concierge at resort for Pokémon
Funimation’s long lost theatrical dub of Evangelion 3.0
Japanese Self-Defense Forces and Tokyo police hold anti-nuisance YouTuber drill

Theater Release news:

HIDIVE Screens Tsurune the Movie: The First Shot Anime in the U.S. on April 9, 10
Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Movie Faces Scam Claims After US Debut
Super Mario Bros. Movie to Release in China Ahead of the U.S.
   The US can’t have that
Super Mario Bros. Movie Focusing on Rainbow Road Rage
‘The Super Mario Movie’ Director Says They Cast Hollywood Stars As Voice Actors Because “They Could Bring These Video Game Characters, Who Really Don’t Have Much Of A Personality, To Life”
They made the Super Mario van for London Film and Comic Con
   The website

Series news:

Tonari Animation’s CEO on Which Innovations Will Help the Anime Industry
Original TV Anime THE MARGINAL SERVICE Clocks In on April 11
Surgeon Elise Manwha Gets TV Anime
Boruto Part II Anime Announced, Original Naruto Anime Gets New Episodes
Jidouhanbaiki ni Umarekawatta Ore wa Meikyuu wo Samayou Has a Vending Machine Protagonist
Inugami Korone Will Voice a Character in Yo-Kai Watch Anime
Viz Media’s English Localizers Force Mansplaining Reference Into Latest ‘Twin Star Exorcists’ Chapter
One-Punch Man Manga Kills Off Tatsumaki Nopan Dreams
One Piece Creator Asked AI To Write A New Manga Chapter
Sonic Co-Creator Yuji Naka Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Charges
Overwatch 2 One-Punch Man Collab Uncanny in Appearance
Attack on Titan x Fortnite Collab Previewed as Chapter 4 Season 2 Launches
Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Ashley Potentially Not Censored After All
Street Fighter 6 Covers up Cammy’s Classic Thighs & Butt
   Cammy’s new super is a reference to the anime
   ∟Street Fighter V Championship Edition’s Juri Han Was Meant To Be Skimpier

Release news:

Distribution Solutions to Distribute Sentai Filmworks/Section 23’s Home Video Releases
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:
Star Trek Vulcan Science Officer Bishoujo Statue!
Arknights Skadi the Corrupting Heart Summons Eldritch Creatures With New Figure
Transformers X Street Fighter II Reissue 2-Packs Preorders Open Now
The New ‘Oreo Xbox Series S’ Looks Absolutely Crazy In Person
Revolving sushi chain Choshimaru’s sushi will no longer revolve in response to “sushi terrorism”
   ∟Sushi Terrorist Arrested for Chugging Soy Sauce From Dispenser
   ∟Kura Sushi using AI camera network to prevent gross pranks at its revolving sushi restaurants
China Device Allows Users to Transmit Kisses “Electronically”
Kiss Announces Final Dates for End of the Road Farewell Tour
   ∟Yoshiki makes surprise appearance at Kiss concert in Tokyo
Ghibli Park visitors caught in lewd acts with anime character figures
Guests Apprehended After Having Intercourse on Disney World Attraction

Misc news:

Police warn people not to engage with a man dressed as the Cookie Monster from ‘Sesame Street’ due to his history of ‘troublesome behavior’
Students hospitalized after eating teacher’s homemade yogurt in Nagoya
Teacher Arrested for Poison Curry: “I Didn’t Want Them Making Happy Memories Without Me!”
60-year-old Japanese laundromat owner fights panty thief half his age, almost gets run over
Fired City Employee Wiped Server Data in Retaliation for Being Told to Wear a Mask

AC’s Funhouse

The Nazis adored it; the Japanese commercialised it – now we’re all trapped in the cult of cute
Luxury hotel chain offering karaoke in a large tub floating on the ocean
Would you pay 450 dollar for a unique picnic dangling 295 feet over a thundering waterfall?
Subway’s flying restaurant will serve sandwiches 1,000 feet in the air: How to book your free ride
Taupo McDonald’s Airplane
Paqui’s One Chip Challenge Pulled From Stores After Teen’s Death
Dick Amnesia Is a Real Thing
Does Guile’s Street Fighter video game crouching block work in real life?
Mr. Sato appears in a French photo album without his consent, goes mad with desire for vengeance
Netflix being sued for $2 billion by Egyptians for ‘distorting the image’ of Cleopatra in new doc
Godshard Chronicles: A Retro-Meets-Modern Action RPG
Tokyo capsule toy machine gives you real samurai-era antique coins, but are they worth anything?
Hot spring offers people of all ages chance to participate in Japanese school-style sports day
“Get them drunk then chop off their heads.” Samurai’s assassination plot against U.S. envoys found
“Android” arrested for rice ball theft in Japan, Android Woman denies involvement
Why do people spend so long in jail without going to trial in Japan?

Matt Walsh Brings Video Game Infiltration Mainstream
   Mark Kern provides a simple critique to Matt Walsh
      Mark Kern exposes Daily Wire DMs
         Lauren Chen was blocked
      Matt Walsh decries being called out
         Lunar Archivist fixes Matt Walsh’s deflection
– Little Kuriboh accused of pedophilia by proxy
   ∟I was approached to talk about this during the Daman Mills coverage
      Ex-Girlfriend’s Friend
   Kirbopher’s Apology Post

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