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Vic Mignogna discusses his side of the Farah Fatherless drama

– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Vic Mignogna Timeline
      AT&T Messages Backup & Sync Service Terms

Japanese Households With Children Drop Below 10 Million for the First Time
   ∟Japanese government approves proposal to let women buy morning-after pills without prescription

Chinese Diplomat to Japan & Korea: ‘You’ll Never Be Westerners!’


Japanese city allows residents to cut mayor’s salary based on public opinion survey

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

The Impact of Iwata

Convention news:

SAG-AFTRA announced a strike
   ∟Over 1,000 SAG-AFTRA Members Call On Union Leaders To Push Back Against Any Negotiation Terms Involving AI
   ∟SAG-AFTRA Strike Costing Studios “About $600,000 Per Week”
   ∟Former Paramount Pictures And 20th Century Fox CEO Barry Diller Warns Hollywood Is Doomed If Strikes Continue To Christmas
   San Diego Comic-Con Panels, Celebs Backing Out… As Actors Strike Begins
      The Venture Bros. Creators Pull Out of San Diego Comic-Con Amidst Actors’ Strike
      Invincible Season 2 Comic-Con Panel Still Happening Despite Hollywood Strikes
   ∟San Diego Comic-Con’s Preview Night Felt Empty Without The Hollywood Hype
   ∟SAG-AFTRA Strike: ‘Lucifer’ Star D. B. Woodside Reveals Big Costs Actors Incur While Filming On Location
Justice League Vs. Godzilla Vs. Kong Comic Book Series Announced at SDCC
Harmony Gold is still blocking Macross shows from being translated outside Japan
   Seemingly proud to announce it

Live-Action Anime news:

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Producer James Cameron Confirms Multiple Movies In The Works
One Piece Live-Action Netflix Series Shows More Characters in New Trailer

Streaming news:

Dubs for Digimon Adventure 2020, DBZ Kai, Dragon Quest and One Piece Are on Hulu
Hulu to Launch Adult Animation and Anime Hub: Animayhem

Theater Release news:

Spy x Family Teaming Up With Mission: Impossible for Short Promotion
City Hunter: Angel Dust coming to theaters
Indecent Image of ‘Partially Undressed Woman’ Shown at Super Mario Bros. Movie Screening
Studio Ghibli Producer Thinks No Marketing Is the Way for New Film
   ∟Studio Ghibli says no to trailers and commercials for Hayao Miyazaki’s new anime movie
   ∟Hayao Miyazaki’s How Do You Live? Anime Film Only Gets One Poster, No Trailers Says Ghibli President Suzuki
   ∟Studio Ghibli is taking a bold step to prevent spoilers for its newest anime movie
   Godfather of Anime Hayao Miyazaki Not Happy With Studio Ghibli Not Marketing His Final Movie: “Wonder if it’ll be okay without publicity”
   ∟Latest Studio Ghibli Movie Releases to Empty Seatings, Mixed Reviews

Series news:

Polygon Pictures to Produce Spider-Man: Freshman Year Animated Series
Jujutsu Kaisen Animator Under Fire for Drawing ‘Racist’ Gesture
Katsuhisa Minami’s The Fable Manga Gets TV Anime
I May Be a Guild Receptionist Light Novels Gets Anime
Eiichiro Oda One-Shot ‘Monsters’ Getting an Anime Adaptation
Adult Swim Reveals Trailers for Uzumaki, Ninja Kamui, FLCL: Grunge Anime
Shinichiro Watanabe, MAPPA’s Lazarus Anime Teased in Trailer
One Piece Anime Gets Ending Theme Again After 17 Years
Ryu ga Gotoku Series on PC Erases Major Names From Credits
   Yakuza Games Scrub A Bunch Of People From The Credits, Including Series Creator Toshihiro Nagosh
Son Spends $45K on Video Games, Parents Lose their Life Savings
   The actual video of the son getting his ass beat
The Pokémon Company Temporarily Shuts Down Official All-Ages Forums, Institutes New Approval Process After Fans Flood Them With Inappropriate Content
Researchers find 87% of U.S. classic video games are out of print and ‘critically endangered’

Release news:

UK Retailers Ditching Physical Games as 75% of Market Goes Digital
   Guillermo del Toro says #BuyPhysicalBitch
VIZ chose a weird episode order for Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan
   Turns out it’s the Japanese LE release order
– Right Stuf
Kadokawa Reveals 3rd ‘Overlord IV’ Japanese Anime DVD/BD Release Artwork
Shout! Factory Changes Name to Shout! Studios

Random Merch news:
Kidz Bop releases cover of Super Mario Bros. Movie’s “Peaches”
Otaku tech company creates Digital Figure Box for anime figures with no physical form
Japan’s new energy drink feels like getting slapped in the face by an anime girl
Japanese swimsuit model/former adult actress releases AI-generated photo album of herself
   ∟Ojisan Can Now Become Bishoujo Thanks to AI Technology
Latest Studio Ghibli Movie Releases to Empty Seatings, Mixed Reviews
Iceland Has Horses That Will Respond To Work Emails on a Giant Keyboard While You’re on Vacation
Crazy busy overnight work experience event for Japanese kids gives them just four hours to sleep

Misc news:

Thousands of ten-inch ‘penis fish’ wash up on a beach: Fishermen flock to shore to grab them all
Saitama Sets New Rules for Pool Shoots With Lascivious Illustrations for ‘NG Poses’
Music Event Staff Dies After Water Cannon Mishap
Ringing Bicycle Bell Punishable by up to 20,000 Yen
‘Santoryu’ Man Arrested for Going Three Sword Style on the Streets
Italians Outraged After Judge Clears Janitor for Groping Girl for ‘Under 10 Seconds’
Restaurant Worker Arrested for Stealing Drunk Woman’s 100 Yen Pantsu
Perverted Monk Arrested for Pulling Woman’s Pants Down & Hitting With Stick
Former Chief Priest Arrested After Trying to Break Up Couple by Planting Marijuana
Teen Caught Intruding Train Crew Disguised as Staff Sent to Family Court
Man Exterminating Ants With Blowtorch Burns Down House

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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