Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
I was on a stream with Hero Hei (video is currently private)
I was on Rekieta’s 24 Hour Stream
   Part 10
   Part 11
   Part 12
   Part 13
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Monica Rial allegedly got Todd Habberkorn removed from a panel at Zenkaicon
   ∟Vic invited to more cons
      Bubba Fest
      Tupelo Comic Con
      The Neutral Zone
      ∟Mega Con
   People getting served on Monday? (4/15/19)
   Multiple Voice Actors Cancel Kameha Con Appearances Amid Vic Mignogna Controversy
      Kameha Con Responds to Recent Guest Cancellations

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Tōken Ranbu Fans Raise US$328,000 for Sword Restoration Crowdfund
Kud Wafter Anime Delayed by 1 Year With Director Change

Convention news:

Audition for English-Speaking Character in “SHIKIZAKURA” to be Held at Anime Expo
Immigration raid at anime convention ends with 5 Japanese cosplayers arrested overseas

Live-Action Anime news:

Production I.G, Avex Launch Live-Action Label With Mamoru Oshii, Katsuyuki Motohiro
‘Cowboy Bebop’: John Cho, Mustafa Shakir Among Four Cast in Netflix Live-Action Series
Live-Action Akira to Shoot in California, Leonardo DiCaprio Producing
   ∟Live Action Akira Movie Granted $18.5 Million in Tax Credit

Streaming news:

Crunchyroll Sets 1st Price Increase in U.S., Britain, Australia, Nordics
Netflix Adds Evangelion Anime Worldwide on June 21
Netflix’s Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya CG Anime Debuts Worldwide on July 19
Kengan Ashura Anime Reveals Premiere Date, More Cast Roles
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Anime Gets New Series on Netflix
Toonami Premieres The Promised Neverland Anime on April 13
AsianCrush, Midnight Pulp Stream Creamy Mami TV Anime

Theater Release news:

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Film Crosses One Billion Yen Mark in Japan
Afro Samurai Director Fuminori Kizaki Reveals Human Lost Film
My Hero Academia Manga Gets 2nd Anime Film in Winter
In This Corner of the World Anime Film’s Extended Version Opens on December 20
Goblin Slayer Anime Gets New Episode ‘Goblin’s Crown’
Hero’s Journey Begins in “Dragon Quest: Your Story” 3DCG Anime Film Trailer
   ∟Dragon Quest: Your Story Trailer Embarks on an Adventure
Penguin Highway Anime Film Opens in NY April 5, Nationwide April 12

Series news:

Fantasy Light Novel Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation’s Anime Project in The Works
Cells at Work! Anime Gets 2nd Season
Re:Zero Anime’s Video Reveals 2nd TV Anime Season
The Promised Neverland Anime Gets 2nd Season in 2020
Tezuka’s Phoenix Gets Animated for Hot Spring Collaboration
Hasbro Studios Rebrands to ‘Allspark,’ Promotes New Zoids Series
Emma: A Victorian Romance Anime’s English Dub Casts Eileen Montgomery as Emma
Panty Cinderella Story HenSuki Premieres First PV
No Guns Life TV Anime Puts a Promo and Visual in the Chamber
Gundam RX-78-2 Prepares to Clash with Hello Kitty in Space
Detective Conan, Fist of The North Star Manga Authors Collaborate for New Conan Film
‘One Piece’ Total Franchise Gross Finally Surpasses ‘Lord of the Rings’
‘Why the hell are you here, Teacher!?’ Manga to Bundle Uncensored Edit of Anime
Akira’s Katsuhiro Otomo Works on Followup to 38-Year-Old War Manga
Broly getting skipped in Super?
SEGA Genesis Mini
A Certain Magical Fighting Game Gets English Translation After Eight Years
Frustrated with Content Restrictions, Senran Kagura Producer Leaves Marvelous
Western Judgment Release Also Replacing Actor
   ∟Re-Released Judgment Trailer Completely Omits Pierre Taki
Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Square Enix Over Game Item
Senran Kagura Creator Left Marvelous Over Censorship Issues
Every Nintendo Super Famicom game offered for sale in one bundle by Japanese collector

Release news:

Funimation, bilibili Establish Partnership for Joint Anime Licensing
   ∟Funimation Teams Up with Bilibili
   Why Did Funimation Partner With China’s bilibili?
HiDive April Fools
Lucky Star Essentials release missing special features
Promised Neverland volume has pages from Haikyu
Sentai Filmworks Produces English Dub for My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Anime
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Steins;Gate Game, Anime Franchise Prepares for 10th Anniversary
iDOLM@STER Meets Horror in New Snickers Collaboration
Monster Hunter Fans Can Now Hug Their Prized Weapons
Family Game Night Gets Quirky with My Hero Academia Monopoly
MegaHouse Offers “Re;surrection” Edition 1/1 Scale Zero Mask from Code Geass
Vans Drops Collaborative Shoes With ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’
Get Evangelion Entry Plug Swimming Floats for Your Summer
Tokyo salon offers free cuts to anime fans whose 2-D crush fell in love with someone else
Japanese net users speculate on a subtle design feature of the Toyota Prius related to booze

Misc news:

New Japanese Era Name is ‘Reiwa’
   ∟Japan’s New Era Named “Reiwa”
   ∟The official English translation of Japan’s new era is an anime porn game theme song
Ramen shop thief in Tokyo steals 130 boiled eggs, leaves cash untouched
Gabe Newell Models Underwear for China
Virtual YouTuber offers breast milk feeding session as part of crowdfunding campaign
Inside America’s Most Anime Underground Wrestling Federation
Nippon Ichi Software Stock Prices Plummet
Bunshun Magazine: Fate Studio ufotable Under Investigation for Alleged Tax Evasion
   Fate Studio Ufotable Suspected of Tax Evasion
Chairman Kazuo Hirai Retires From Sony This Summer
“Racist” Pantsu-Sniffing German CM Causes Outrage
20-something woman takes junior high boy to hotel for lewd activity, gets off with fine
UN’s Human Rights Division Proposes Considering ‘Cartoons, Drawings’ as Child Pornography in Draft of Guidelines Document
EU “Bans Memes”

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