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Vic Mignogna Updates:
   Rosario + Vampire Dub VA Jamie Marchi Alleges Mignogna Grabbed, Pulled Her Hair
   Funimation Will Not Engage Vic Mignogna on Future Productions
   Vic Mignogna Issues Statement: ‘Taking Time to Recommit to God, Seeking Help’
   Monica Rial Shares Alleged Inappropriate Encounters With Vic Mignogna
   Seiyuu Unpersoned “For Hugging Fans”
   Police Report: Dub Voice Actress’ Door Damaged, Classified Criminal Mischief
   Samantha Inoue-Harte Allegedly Involved in Funimation’s Vic Mignogna Investigation
   Vic’s GoFundMe

Live-Action Anime news:

Yu-Gi-Oh! Goes Live-Action in Monster Strike Collab Commercial
Anthropomorphized Period “Seiri-chan” Gets Live-Action Movie
Kung Fu Hustle 2 is Officially Happening
500 Days of Summer’s Marc Webb Directs Remake of Makoto Shinkai’s your name.
Alita Battle Angel Film’s US Premiere Earns Over $40 Million in 5 Days
Gunnm Manga Author Praises Live-Action Alita as “The Greatest Movie in The World”
Alita: Battle Angel Cast & Staff Meet Kizuna AI at Japan Premiere

Streaming news:

Tsuburaya Productions Posts 1st Ultra Fight Victory Show’s Episode With English Dub
Crunchyroll Adds The Island of Giant Insects Anime

Theater Release news:

Oscar-Nominated Anime Film MIRAI Returns to U.S. Theaters – February 24
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Film’s N. American Screenings Slated for May
City Hunter Film Racks up 450 Million Yen in First Four Days
City Hunter Film Brings You into the Action with 4D Screening
Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime Gets Its First Five Episodes’ Compilation Film before TV Premiere
Studio Ghibli Fest Returns in 2019 with Screenings for 9 Classic Films

Series news:

Kadokawa Producer: “Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Had No Controversy in Japan”
Director of Afro Samurai Will Reveal New Sci Fi Film with Funimation at C2E2
   Afro Samurai Director Fuminori Kizaki to Announce New Sci-Fi Film at C2E2
Mamoru Oshii Previews New ‘Dark Fantasy’ Film at Film Festival
Production I.G Makes Hand-Drawn Anime in 4K HDR for Netflix This Fall
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Anime Gets 2nd Season
Warner Bros. Japan, Level 5 Reveal Ni no Kuni Anime Film for Summer 2019
Chinese TV Program Plays Breath of the Wild Theme
The EPA Steals Music From Yoshi’s Island DS
Viz Media to Release The World Next Door Game on March 28
Square Enix Files Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy Adventure Trademarks in the U.S.
Hideki Kamiya Goes on Muting Spree Against Western Fans
Link’s Awakening Remake Comparison Video Looking Faithful
Doraemon: Nobita’s Story of Seasons a Nostalgic Crossover
Jump Force “Racism” Outrage Fabricated
Pennsylvania “Taxing Violent Games to Stop School Shootings”

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Announces Dub for Kämpfer Anime
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Mill Creekill to issue replacement discs

Random Merch news:

JoJo: Killer Queen’s Sheer Heart Attack Gets 1/1 Scale Replica with Voices
Masami Obari-Animated Ryugin Robo Gets Its Action Figure
Bandai Releases HUNTER x HUNTER Jewelry Line
Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Film Strip Sells For US$2,600 on Yahoo! Auctions
Super Mario Bros Cartridge Sells for $100,000
World’s 1st Immersive “Poo Museum” Opens in Yokohama in March

Misc news:

Chris Sabat Has Been Trolling Funimation On Yelp For YEARS
Japan now has a traffic safety video for cats to watch to help keep them safe on the streets
YouTube: “Pokemon Go Videos Sexualize Children!”
Translator at Japanese marathon under fire for calling African athletes “cute chimpanzees”
Japanese Company Offers To Ask Crush On A Date For You: “Only $1,340!”
Otaku parenting: Loving mom shocks daughter out of bed cosplay-style
Japanese Government Expands Scope of Proposed Copyright Law Reforms
One Piece Creator “It’s OK To Lewd My Characters!”
U.N. Proposes Initiative to Ban Loli, Shota, and Underage ‘Drawings and Cartoons

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