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Nearly 20% of Japanese College Students Don’t Want Kids
Japanese university globalizes with fall start date, governor wants English as official language
China: ‘Cure LGBTQ People by Hitting Them!’
Nippon TV, Shogakukan Respond to Sexy Tanaka-san Mangaka Suicide

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Pickups

Hitoshi Matsumoto Defamation Lawsuit Hearing Set for March 28

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Godshard Chronicles: A Retro-Meets-Modern Action RPG
Suikoden & Eiyuden Chronicle Creator Yoshitaka Murayama Dies at 55
   ∟Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes
   Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

Convention news:

Japanese women lift skirts, flash ocean to attract lots of fish at annual ceremony

Streaming news:

‘X-Men ’97’ Showrunner Confirms Disney Plus Series Will Portray Morph As “Nonbinary”
   Writer and producer of X-Men ’97 is an NPC
      Wants Batman to be black
         It doesn’t come as a surprise
            X They/Them
            When the first thing you hear about something is how diverse it is, you know it sucks
   They also nerfed Rogue’s ass
      Fanboys mourn
      Rejoice for high fidelity ass
Three men arrested after accidentally livestreaming own crime for 90 minutes

Series news:

Anime:
Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga Creator’s Latest Series ‘The Shiunji Family Children’ Gets TV Anime
The Dark History of the Reincarnated Villainess Isekai Fantasy Manga Gets TV Anime
Children’s Educational Manhwa Survival Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Murai in Love Anime Sets Fall 2024 Premiere with New Visual, Trailer
Gridman Universe Takarada Rikka Futomomo Too Overwhelming
Lovely☆Complex dub localizer openly mocks it
   JelloApocalypse’s Patreon confession
      Hayden Daviau was the actor who was deported
         They claim to be trans
      MyAnimeList describes Seiko as born in the wrong body
         “Oz” is Siv Ryan
            Example of Oz’s voice in KagekiShojo
      The call it the trans-iest dub
         I couldn’t help but think of this
            She still refers to him as he
      The “I know better than the writer” mentality needs to end
      They admit they aren’t supposed to advertise the changes
         Crunchyroll allegedly avoids inserting terms that will offend
            It is unreasonable to hire someone that hates the source material
      Sevakis released an official statement for Discotek
         Sound Cadence released their own statement
            David Miranda suggests no one is out to ruin your favorite shows
               They put in 100% for every show
                  Sabotaging the original work is completely unacceptable
                     The majority of claims were lies
               Shaybs reiterates that all anime deserve respect
            Brady Hartel recalls a finished show that has been waiting on approval for 8 months
         It is a good thing they’re committed to accurate subs
            Except they changed the subs in Kashimashi
            Sevakis is liking Tweets from localizers complaining about fans
      Examples of the dub on disc
         Sevakis deleted the tweet
            People asked why
               Sevakis claims they were asked to
         Sevakis points to Discotek’s history of not censoring
         The bus line wasn’t cut
            Vtuber questions David Miranda’s thread
               He failed to change what he set out to
            Jello was exaggerating
               Sevakis questions why someone would do this to a colleague
                  This was Marissa Lenti’s passion project
               If he was lying, why wasn’t it mentioned in the original post
                  They worked on it over a year ago
                     So why didn’t they update the statement or wait to make one?
                        The only feedback that mattered
Manga:
‘Hajime No Ippo’ Mangaka George Morikawa Speaks Out Against Adaptations Making Changes To Source Material: “The Author Is Absolute”
Makoto Ojiro Launches New ‘Hoshino-kun, Shitagatte!’ Manga
Games:
Kadokawa Corporation Acquires Developer Acquire
‘Tomb Raider’ Remasters Will Remain Uncensored, Instead Feature Performative Disclaimer Condemning “Harmful Impact” Of Original Games
   ∟Despite Promise Games Would Appear In Their “Original Form”, ‘Tomb Raider I-III Remastered’ Censors Risqué Graphic Found On Pierre’s Jacket

Release news:

– Right Stuf
Spain gets Monster: Complete Series Blue-ray/DVD LE
Justin Sevakis’ Video Production Company MediaOCD Acquires AnimEigo
   A formal statement from MediaOCD
   Robert J. Woodhead’s announcement
   Justin Sevakis says Robert J. Woodhead has 1-2 more Kickstarters in the works

Random Merch news:

StealthWeeb.com
OCAPodcast.com/store
Crunchyroll partnered with Playboy for some reason
   The whole collection

Misc news:

Delta Flight Turns Back After Maggots Fall on Passengers
   Wiggly Maggots Fall On Delta Passenger From Overhead Bin

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
      Ex-Girlfriend’s Friend
   Kirbopher’s Apology Post

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