Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
Jamie Marchi dodging getting served
Jamie Marchi making a great impression on the judge
Ron Toye texts with KamehaCon definitely tortious interference
The Tumblr is magically gone
The one where stories don’t have to be true
The one the owner described as “a venting space”
Vic removed from Team Sonic Racing?
ConMunity responds to questions about vandalism
Funimation Sued By KOJICAST For Patent Infringement Involving FunimationNow

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Sauna-Enthusiasm Manga Sadou Steams Up a Live-Action TV Drama
New Live-Action Mortal Kombat Movie Announced
Aquaman Director Gets Over Here for Mortal Kombat Reboot
Detective Pikachu Writers Discuss How They’d Do a Smash Movie
Detective Pikachu Film Writers Talk Hypothetical Zelda, Smash Bros. Movies

Streaming news:

Toonami Block Shifts to Half Hour Earlier on May 25
Hospitable Kyoto driver screens Studio Ghibli anime on back of his car for others to watch

Theater Release news:

2nd Made in Abyss Compilation Film Opens in U.S. on May 27
Eleven Arts to Screen Satoshi Kon’s Millennium Actress in U.S. in August with New Dub
Eleven Arts Reveals Home Video Release for Penguin Highway Anime Film on August 6
Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion
Galactic Heroes Season 2 Launches Release Dates and Key Visuals
Detective Pikachu Has Best Video Game Movie Debut Ever in U.S., Earns US$54 Million
Japan Box Office: Detective Pikachu Leads Weekend, Detective Conan Nears 8 Billion Yen
Spirited Away Finally Being Unleashed in China

Series news:

Bebop and Carole & Tuesday Director Helms Trippy New Flying Lotus MV
Galactic Heroes Season 2 Launches Release Dates and Key Visuals
Renowned Director Mamoru Oshii Has New Anime Series in the Works

Metal Gear Solid Being Remade in Dreams for the PS4
Katsuhiro Harada Becomes General Manager at Bandai Namco
Sega Reveals 10 More Games for ‘Sega Genesis Mini’ Console
Neo Geo Mini Samurai Shodown Edition Announced
New Marvelous Game “Difficult to Make Due to Its Sexiness”
Omega Labyrinth Life Boob-Laden on Switch, Censored for PS4
Explore Kyoto tourist site Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine with Unreal Engine 4
Final Fantasy VII Remake May Not Release Before March 2020
Aeris’s New FFVII Remake Face Criticized by Japanese Fans
Put These 8 Moments in the FFVII Remake, You Cowards
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Release news:

New Illustration for Classic OVA Leda’s Remaster Blu-ray by Original Character Designer
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Moyoco Anno Among Illustrators Creating Pocky Boxes for Spring
Rilakkuma washing bags may be the cutest laundry invention ever!
World’s first matcha latte art competition to be held in Japan this year
Carry your change in a rice cooker coin case from Japan!
Japanese capsule toy vending machines now selling working capsule toy vending machines
Ikea makes tiny blue tote bags for storage, but in Japan they’re used for anime figurines
Devilman Whisky Is Back, Now in Three Varieties
Monsters Collide at Universal Studios Godzilla vs. Evangelion Attraction
Golgo 13 Horses Around for Japan Racing Association Collaboration
Meat Festival at Yunessun hot spring resort features creamy soy milk bath!
Real-life Evangelion apartment in Japan is ultra-cheap, ultra-anime
Evangelion bar in Tokyo: You mustn’t run away from the awesome anime food
Japan to release Gundam and Char’s Zaku into space to orbit Earth, ahead of Olympics

Misc news:

Man Jailed for Robbing Homes While Cosplaying Evangelion’s Rei
ufotable President Hikaru Kondo Steps Down as Machi Asobi Committee Head
13 Japanese teen boys caught peeping into girls’ hot spring bath during class trip
10-year old Japanese YouTuber advocates children not going to school if they don’t want to
Otaku’s beloved anime-style doll kidnapped, maybe murdered by bird of prey
It’s not cool to play with cosplayers’ nipples without permission, cosplayer reminds fans
Tree swallows sign in Japan, proves nature is hungry by continuing to eat it for 12 years
Why some otaku look at women’s breasts, according to Japanese Twitter
China Man Detained over Illegal Dog Names
China Social Credit System Already Has 13 Million Blacklisted