Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
Tumblr Bans All Porn
Otter Media Lays Off 10% of Staff in Restructuring
Report: AniBiz: Anime Business Conference at Japan Society

Going Out of Print ~ No. 6 Complete Collection

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Steampunk Fantasy Anime KURAYUKABA Seeks Crowdfunding

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Godzilla Trailer Shows the Surprising Size of All the Worldwide Daikaiju
Live-Action Nisekoi Film Previewed in 2 TV Ads
Live-Action Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Film Delayed to 2020
Johannes Roberts Directs, Writes Live-Action Resident Evil Reboot Film

Streaming news:

Funimation, Hulu Sign First-Look Streaming Deal for New Anime
TMS Launches 2 U.S. Anime Streaming Channels
Cinedigm Acquires Streaming Services Viewster, Viewster Anime
Sword Art Online Episode Censors More Content on U.S.-Based Streaming Services
Reki Kawahara Apologizes to Voice Actors for Latest Sword Art Online Episode
Netflix Streams English-subtitled Trailer for Baki Anime
Heroes Rise in Trailer for Netflix’s Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac 3DCG Anime
New Ghost in the Shell 3DCG Anime Project to Premiere on Netflix in 2020
Original ‘Evangelion’ Voice Actor Comments on Possible New English Dub
Original Eva English Cast Petition to Re-Dub Series for Netflix
Evangelion on Netflix is a disservice for anime fans, says Funimation president
Saint Seiya fans shocked as gender swap for Andromeda Shun revealed in new Netflix series
Neo Yokio Trailer Decks the Halls for a Very Pink Christmas
Jaden Smith Goes Full Super Saiyan in “GOKU” Music Video

Theater Release news:

Naoko Yamada’s A Silent Voice Anime Film Returns to U.S. Theaters – January 2019
Sonic the Hedgehog Runs a Blue Streak in New Movie Poster – November 8 (2019)
Gotta go fast
Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki Documentary – December 13, 18
Modest Heroes Anime Anthology – January 2019
Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission – January 2019
Dragon Ball Super: Broly – January 16

Series news:

TM Network’s “Get Wild” to Be Featured as ED Theme for All-New City Hunter Anime Film
Space Adventure Cobra Rises from the Grave for 40th Anniversary Event
Makoto Shinkai’s New Anime Film Reveals Title, Story, July 19 Debut
Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Anime Buckles in for March 15 Premiere
Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san Manga About Fox Spirit Gets TV Anime
Sound! Euphonium Fans Inspire Limited-Edition Theatrical Posters
Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! Anime Reveals Staff, Spring 2019 Debut
Sword Art Online Director Makes Sci-Fi Romance Anime Film ‘Hello World’
Steel Flashes and Blood Flows in Dororo TV Anime Trailer
Pop Team Epic Is Yahoo!’s Most Searched Anime of 2018
Mirai Anime Film Receives Golden Globes Nomination
British Police Develop ‘Psycho-Pass’ AI to Predict Crimes Before They Happen
Nekopara Manga Adaptation Ends
Highschool of the Dead Manga Artist Says ‘It’s Not Easy’ to Draw Continuation
Masaru Miyazaki Launches New Tezuka Biographical Manga With Girls und Panzer Artist
Viz’s Shonen Jump Switches to Free Simultaneous Publication
Have Yourself a JoJo Little Christmas at the Odaiba Illumination
Katy Perry is About to Join the Final Fantasy Universe
Persona 5’s Joker Steals an Invite to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
China Removes Pooh From Kingdom Hearts III
Senran Kagura Producer Says New Regulations Have Made His Job Hard
All Ages Modified VN “Hello, Good-bye” Banned on STEAM
Love Live! Arcade Game Bug Causes Major ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’ (NSFW)

Release news:

Shout Factory Announces Perfect Blue Home Video Release
Sentai Filmworks Announces English Dub for To Love-Ru Anime
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Random Merch news:

Hamtaro Collab Café Celebrates 20 Years of Cuteness
Silver Eeveelution Necklaces are a Real Gem
3, 2, 1… Tell Time! With Cowboy Bebop’s Spike-Inspired Watch
Attack on Titan Detergent Gives Dirty Laundry a Grim(e) Reminder
Sexy new Japanese lingerie sets are inspired by 50-year-old horror anime【Photos】

Misc news:

Two More One Piece Stars Try out the VTuber Life
Magical Girl Site Manga Artist Will Compete in Japan’s Ninja Warrior
Animators, Researchers Develop Automated Technique for Coloring Anime
Created a bot to colorize this line drawing
China Jails Fujoshi For 10 Years Over Gay Sex Novel
China Offering $86,000 Bounty For Porn Tattlers