Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   First court hearing was yesterday
      ∟Monica’s request to quash notice of deposition
      ∟Ron’s request to quash notice of deposition
      ∟Motion to Quash and Entry of Confidentiality and Protective Orders
         ∟Ty’s Proposed Confidentiality Order
   Jamie Marchi just keeps on digging
   Jamie Marchi has reached the Earth’s molten core.
      Exhibit A
      ”No Papers”
         Defendent Jamie Marchi’s Original Answer
   ∟Ty’s request for discovery on Funimation
   ∟Hero Hei Has Streaming Privileges Restored Due to Lack of Legal Action by ANN
      ∟ANN Gets Salty Over False Copyright Strike Row, Threatens YouTuber Hero Hei
      Anime News Network Tweet
      The Quartering offers to upload Hero Hei’s video
      The Quartering starts Deep Pockets Coalition
      Anime News Network backs down
      A stark contrast from when this started
   ∟Vic Mignogna Fan Rebuts MarzGurl For Misrepresenting Convention Footage
   ∟Jamie Marchi Replaced in Strike Witches, Sparking Rumors of Firing From Funimation
      This is for the SimulDub
   Vic signing session
   Kojicast Sues Funimation Over Alleged Patent Infringment for Media Casting

Laura Kate Dale No Longer Working at Kotaku UK

Convention news:

AnimeNEXT Staff Launch Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct Allegations
   Anne May’s post
   Cosplay is not consent

Live-Action Anime news:

Fan Remakes Sonic Movie Trailer with a New Cartoon Sonic
Kaiji Gambling Manga Gets New Live-Action Film in January 2020
Wrestler Kenny Omega Dresses up as Kirito
Chargeman Ken! Anime Gets Stage Musical Adaptation This Fall
Taika Waititi’s Live-Action Akira Movie Given Official Release Date

Streaming news:

Funimation Acquires U.K. Anime Distributor Manga Entertainment
CrunchyRoll Says They Won’t Censor Magical Sempai, But the Content Creators Might

Theater Release news:

Whisper of the Heart Hits U.S. Theaters on July 1st & 2nd

Series news:

Subtitling glitch turns schoolgirl band anime into tale of drugs, guns, and murder
Dragon Quest: Your Story Reveals New Screenshots
Sound! Euphonium Gets New Anime Centering on Kumiko’s 3rd Year in High School
The Japanese government made an idol anime, and it literally wants your blood
Yutaka Yamamoto Vows to Leave Anime Industry After Finishing Hakubo Film
   Yamakan Shares His Reasoning for Leaving the Anime Industry
Shokugeki no Soma Manga Concluding in 3 Chapters
Gintama Manga’s “Final Chapter” Confirmed to be Posted on June 17
Overlord Author Kugane Maruyama Expresses Frustration at Fan Translations
Explore the Zeniarai Benten Shrine in VR
Money Bath VR All About Bathing in Money
Square Enix Dreams Radically with Chrono Cross Music Album
Kengan Ashura Promo Trailer Battles Bravely
Fruitbat Factory Releases ‘The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart’ Game
Death Stranding Gameplay Littered with “Homo Demons”
Trophy Girls Removed from Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Release news:

GKIDS Licenses The Case of Hana & Alice, Genius Party, Summer Days with Coo Anime
New Jacket Illustration for Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II DVD/Blu-ray Revealed
I”s Creator Draws Box Art for Live Drama’s Blu-ray Release
Choose Your Favorite Go Nagai Episodes for New Blu-ray Release
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Tell Them You Choose Them with Pokémon Engagement Ring Case
Get Evangelion-Inspired Scissors for Your Craft Projects
Golden Kamuy Manga Celebrates 200 Chapters with Beefcake Pen
Boss Coffee Salutes Original Godzilla Suit Actor in TV CM
Alarm system invented by Japanese railway company will wake even the deepest of sleepers
Studio Ghibli theme park officially coming to Japan in 2022

Misc news:

Monkey Punch 2nd ‘Produced’ Collaboration Image is Aquaman
Dragonball Creator Akira Toriyama Knighted by France
China Driver Fined for Scratching Face
APP Will Reportedly Let You Check if Your Girlfriend Has Ever Been in Porn
Female Flasher Exposes Herself in Front of Elementary Schoolers
Yandere Cosplayer Stabs Male Friend
Trump Hands over President Cup to Sumo Tournament Winner
Chikan molester runs away from Japanese schoolgirls at train station in Japan
Okinawa Pantsu Thief Pilfers 400
Parents Suing for $1 Million over Teacher Convincing Son to Be a Girl