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Blue Archive Artist Apologizes After Being Accused of Using AI
   ∟Rent-a-Girlfriend creator plays with AI art, fans conflicted
      ∟Kaijuu No. 8 & Spice and Wolf Single Covers Accused of AI Usage
      PESTILENCE Changes Their AI Album Artwork After Backlash
         Todd McFarlane Under Fire From Comic Book Creators and Fans For AI-generated Entry Winning Spawn Art Contest
         Pink Floyd awards cash prize for AI art
   Hospitals using AI to diagnose prostate cancer
      App That Claims to Detect STDs With Pics Diagnosed a Penis Cake
World’s first beauty pageant for AI women is announced: ‘Miss AI’ contest will see computer-generated ladies face off in tests of beauty, technology and social-media clout – with a $20,000 prize at stake
   Ai women are women
      OnlyFans is a real job
         That real job is called being a prostitute


Death Row Inmates File Lawsuit for ‘Undignified’ Executions

New definition of “Japanese whiskey” goes into effect to prevent fakes from fooling overseas buyers

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

GREGORY HORROR SHOW game and animation

Live-Action Anime news:

Keanu Reeves Fighting for Revenge as Shadow in Sonic 3 Movie
Sony’s Live-Action ‘One-Punch Man’ Film Reportedly Receiving Rewrite From ‘Rick & Morty’ Co-Creator Dan Harmon And Exec Producer Heather Anne Campbell

Theater Release news:

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Anime Film Returns to North American Cinemas with 4K Restoration
MAPPA Cancels Yuri on Ice: Ice Adolescence After 7 Year Wait

Series news:

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Anime Film Beams Down Part 2 Main Trailer
Boys Idol Anime UniteUp! -Uni:Birth- Announced for January 2025
No Longer Allowed in Another World Anime Adds Aoi Yuki and Mai Nakahara to Cast
EGUMI LEGACY Card Game Gets Anime Adaptation
The Magical Girl and the Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Archenemies Reveals New Trailer
Plus-Sized Elf Anime Plumps Up in New Trailer
Square Enix Director Considering Chrono Trigger Remake Possibilities
Yuji Naka accuses Dragon Quest producer Yu Miyake of lying in court
Respawn Confirms It Will Export Its Disordered Sexual Behavior Propaganda To Saudi Arabia With ‘Apex Legends’
   ∟Apex Legends won’t restrict LGBT+ cosmetics at Saudi Arabia event
Stellar Blade Uncensored Across All Regions
‘Tomb Raider I-III Remastered’ Hit With Post-Release Censorship As New Update Removes Lara Croft Pin-Ups From ‘Tomb Raider III: The Lost Artefact’
   Former Twitch Program Manager Brandii Hooker Claims The Yetis In ‘Tomb Raider I-III Remastered’ Are An Example Of “Associating Blackness With Monstrosity”
Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee Approved For Import in China, But Not Let’s Go Pikachu
Fan-Made Nintendo Network Replacement ‘Pretendo’ No Longer Requires Hacked Wii U
Gamers seek legal win that would stop developers from rendering online games unplayable: ‘It is an assault on both consumer rights and preservation of media’
Deck Nine devs accuse former CCO of ‘love bombing’, misconduct
Pokemon GO Removes Genders, Adds Androgynous Avatar Options
   ∟They did this to placate non-binary people
      ∟Nikocado Avocado is the ideal beauty standard
         ∟Dawn becomes the Wall-E version of Dawn
            ∟Conspiracy Theorists proved right again
   ∟People are pissed
         ∟‘Pokémon GO’ Players Demand Niantic Reverse Newly Rolled Out Avatar Changes: “Why Y’all Make Everybody Ugly”
            ∟Women don’t need ugly avatars to feel included, men pretending to be women do
   Sweet Baby Inc. Style Consultancy Firm GaymerX Consulted With Niantic Before Radical Gender & Avatar Changes Made In ‘Pokémon GO’

Release news:

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AnimEigo Town Hall happening tomorrow

Random Merch news:
Studio Ghibli releases new action figures featuring Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind characters

Misc news:

Real Estate Company Apologizes for Sexualized Ads
Mississippi police officer accused of forcing prisoner to drink his own urine
Urine Trouble: Lawsuit Claims Florida Hospital Served Urine Instead of Soup
Hospital gives update after doctors carried out abortion on wrong woman

AC’s Funhouse

The Nazis adored it; the Japanese commercialised it – now we’re all trapped in the cult of cute
Rachel Dolezal, the White woman infamous for claiming to be Black, fired over OnlyFans account
   She’s also on Cameo, apparently
Why are women’s prisons in California passing out condoms?
Why I Stopped Online Dating and Started Fingering My Own Ass
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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