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Mob Psycho 100 Illustration Criticized by Koreans: ‘It’s the Rising Sun!’

60% of Japanese Gen-Z: ‘I Don’t Mind Being Forever Single’
Feminists Trespass High School to Spread Wartime-Like Propaganda
Thousands of tons of dead fish wash ashore in Japan – three months after the nation released treated Fukushima radioactive water into the sea
   It is the end of days

Death penalty formally requested for Kyoto Animation arsonist by prosecutors as trial closes
   ∟Prosecution Officially Requests Death Penalty for Kyo-Ani Arsonist


California Approves Equal Pay Lawsuit Against Disney, 9,000 Women To Sue For Alleged Compensation Violations

Convention news:

At this point is better to just bring a real life cardboard picture of Mackenyu to conventions lol
Super Nintendo World’s Donkey Kong Area opens Spring 2024 at Universal Studios Japan

Live-Action Anime news:

ORIGIN Science Fiction Manga Tapped for Hollywood Film Adaptation
Twisted Metal Renewed For Season 2 by Peacock
The Legend of Zelda director is aiming for a ‘live-action Miyazaki’

Streaming news:

Golf Manga Rising Impact From Seven Deadly Sins’ Nakaba Suzuki Gets Netflix Anime
Evangelion: Anima Light Novels Get English Audiobooks Narrated by Tiffany Grant
Doritos Created AI Software To Mute The Sound Of Crunching Chips

Theater Release news:

Giant Monsters Rule in Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Official Trailer
   ∟Godzilla & King Kong Running Immediately Popular With Japanese Fans
Spy x Family & Street Fighter VI Secretly Face Off in Animation

Series news:

American Animation Studio Skybound Entertainment Launches Skybound Japan
Metallic Rouge Anime Suits Up With Large Amount of New Information, Premiere Date
Grendizer U Anime Trailer Previews Theme Songs, More Cast Announced
The Unwanted Undead Adventurer Anime Debuts January 8
The 100 Girlfriends Who Really, Really, Really, Really, REALLY Love You Anime Adds Sumire Uesaka as Hakari’s Mother
Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki Season 2 Anime Debuts on January 3
SYNDUALITY Noir Anime’s Second Part Premieres January 8
Gushing over Magical Girls TV Anime Contracts New Cast in Latest Trailer
Mr. Villain’s Day Off TV Anime Reveals Start Date, Previews Theme Songs in New Trailer
My Hero Academia Season 7 Anime Set for Spring 2024 Premiere
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc TV Anime Premieres Spring 2024 in Japan, World Tour Announced
16-bit Sensation: Another Layer Shows Off Western Version of Moe Culture
17 percent of anime workers in survey have/have possibly had depression, other mental issues
Boys Be… Manga Artist Hiroyuki Tamakoshi Gives Update on Cancer Diagnosis
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board! Switch Game Launches on April 25 in Japan, April 26 in West
   ∟Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board! Game Dated for the West
The Game Awards 2024 GOTY Winner Revealed
   Did Geoff Keighley say the N word?
      ∟Marvel Teams With ‘Dishonored’ Series Dev Arkane Studios For Third-Person Action-Adventure ‘Marvel’s Blade’ Video Game
Solid Snake’s Butt Nerfed Again in Fortnite Skin
GTA 6 first trailer released early following leaks
   10 Real-Life Viral Moments Captured In The GTA 6 Trailer
      Florida Joker Demands $2 Million From Rockstar Games Over GTA 6 Trailer Parody

Release news:

Spirit of Wonder OVA Series Gets Blu-ray Box in March 2024
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Label Exec. Calls For The End Of Physical Media Due To Pollution

Random Merch news:
Rebuild of Evangelion Anime Films Collab with Graniph for New Fashion Line
Castle in the Sky sukajan jacket combines the old-school art of Ghibli and Yokosuka
The bizarre anime hair of Detective Conan can now be yours with Ran and Conan hairbands
Ghibli releases a Howl’s Moving Castle that walks and lights up
Studio Ghibli releases The Boy and the Heron merchandise in Japan
New Roaring Totoro plushies from Studio Ghibli make us view the character in a new light
Studio Ghibli anime Paper Shadow Art craft kits back in stock in time for the holidays
Smart Toilet Bursts into Flames as Someone Is Using It
Woman mortified after being slapped with £50,000 bill at restaurant
Brazen woman tests out sex toy at shop counter in front of horrified customers
Cop charged with beating sex shop worker in fight over his partner eyeing sex toys bigger than his penis

Misc news:

“The streets belong to the humans” asserts Tokyo taxi driver after arrest for running over pigeon
Ohio attorney suspended after throwing poop-filled Pringles can
Woman addicted to eating toilet roll’s mum says it’s ‘like crack’
Woman shoots herself in the bum after entering MRI machine with a gun
   Ferrous Gun
Indiana man found with handgun hidden in his rectum after being taken into custody
   Thief deeply regrets hiding gun in bottom
Man leaves date by pretending to go to bathroom after woman eats 48 oysters
Gutter Pervert: ‘I Want to be Reincarnated Into a Street!’
Civil War-Era Letter Shows Confederate Lieutenant Lamenting His Brother’s Condition Of ‘Chronic Masturbation‘
Cosmetic clinic jumps on ‘grey sweatpant season’ trend to sell men £3,000 penis fillers with chance to ‘finance your c***’
Prisoner who escaped after penis surgery recaptured
   Top 10 Countries With The Smallest penîs In The World
Pastor turns to OnlyFans — says she ‘feels closer to God than ever’
   I’m a proud Christian porn star — God put me on earth to enjoy sexual pleasure

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?
– 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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