Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Ty Beard calls their bluff!
   ∟There is a hearing scheduled for July 18th
   Lynzee Loveridge planning her next hit piece
      Lynzee’s Husband is Mr. Wife (Profile name changed but the embed on Discord from when I sent it to Hero Hei retained it)

   Former KickVic’r exposes secret discord
   ∟The Exploitation of American Creators: Rooster Teeth’s Abusive Crunch Culture

Fan Shrine Fridays: Pokémon, A Fighting Game Legend & Our First Mega Collection!

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Aokana Physical Kickstarter

Convention news:

Yu-Gi-Oh! Gets An Art Show During Anime Expo 2019
Aniplex USA to Screen Cencoroll Connect Anime Film at Anime Expo
Anime Expo Hosts Falcom Head Toshihiro Kondo, MAPPA Staff, Lord El-Melloi Premiere
Anime Expo Hosts N. American Premiere of Promare Anime Film
Anime Expo Hosts Kengan Ashura Anime Screening With Manga Creators
Anime Expo Hosts Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl Film’s U.S. Premiere

Live-Action Anime news:

Midnight Diner/Shinya Shokudo Manga Gets New Live-Action Season on Netflix
Leaked Hollywood Monster Hunter Movie Trailer at Least Has Monsters
Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light Film’s New Clip Streamed

Streaming news:

Japan’s Anime Home Video Market Drops 2.9%, Streaming Grows 13% in 2017
New Higurashi Visual Revealed During Anime Series Marathon
2nd Girls und Panzer das Finale Film’s 1st 9 Minutes Streamed
Nissin Prepares to Shoot Yakisoba and VTubers into Outer Space
French Art School Gobelins Partners With Netflix to Promote Diversity in Anime Industry
Why Netflix Cut ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ From ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Credits
   ∟Netflix’s Supposed Evangelion Translation Changes Have Wrought Discord
   Tiffany Grant says Studio Khara was really hands on
   Every VA thanking team in Japan
   Shinji’s VA
   They outsourced the dubbing to a team that doesn’t usually do anime
   According to Anno, Shinji and Kaworu weren’t meant to be gay for each other
   ∟Shinji Finally Finds Happiness in New Evangelion Mag

Theater Release news:

Dragon Quest Your Story Film’s Antagonist Truly Creepy
Castle of Cagliostro to Air with Live Soundtrack Performance

Series news:

Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Anime Gets 4th Season in October
Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation Anime Gets 2nd Season
Vinland Saga Trailer Mows Down Hundreds
Spirited Away posters for first theatrical release in China are stunningly beautiful
Polygon Claims Shingeki no Kyojin Has “Fascist Subtext”
One-Punch Man Causes Upset with “Racist” Hero Blackluster
   ∟Over One Punch Man’s Blackluster Rattles SJWs
Angry Fan Outburst Inspires 5-Minute Pokémon Rendering Challenge
Kinnikuman Temporarily Returning to Shonen Jump After a Decade
Switch Mini Product Line Shows Off Console Nintendo Says Doesn’t Exist
Breath of The Wild 2 Team Inspired by Red Dead Redemption 2
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening E3 2019 Hands-on Preview
Senran Kagura Peach Ball Western Cover Conceals the Oppai
Final Fantasy VII Remake Shows Off More of Midgar
   ∟Honey Bee Inn Cross-Dressing Returns, Tifa’s Breast Size Limited via Ethics Department
   ∟Tifa’s Breasts Shrunk at the Request of Square Enix’s Ethics Department
   ∟Smaller breasts for Tifa in Final Fantasy VII Remake confirmed, explained
   ∟Tifa’s Boobs Were Restricted in FFVII Remake Due to Square Enix Ethics Department
   Gaijinhunter’s Opinion on the Translations

Release news:

The Case of Hana & Alice Anime Film Ships in N. America on September 17
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Enjoy a Feast Fit for the Digi-Destined at Digimon Collab Café
Wear a Japanese lantern on your head with the new Chochin Cap from Kyoto
Pikachu and Jigglypuff dazzle as expensive but adorable high-end fashion boots!
Snorlax Bead Sofa is the awesomely cozy living room furniture every Pokémon fan needs
1985 OVA Leda’s Heroine Yohko Returns as New 1/7 Scale Figure
Galaxy Angel Mint Blancmanche’s New Figure Shows Off Adorable Smile and Pose
Golden Kamuy Characters Mimic Spider-Man: Far From Home Posters in Official Collab

Misc news:

Madhouse’s Abusive Practices Haven’t Changed, Says Animator
Adobe Develops New AI-Based Tool to Spot Photoshopped Faces
“Otaku are the biggest suckers” says Pokémon artist
MariCar Go-Kart Company Ordered to Pay 50 Million Yen to Nintendo
Our unrefined “potato” reporter gets a haircut by an anime hairstyle expert in Tokyo
Suspected Japanese panty thief acquitted when accuser can’t prove stolen panties are hers
Big boobs or curvy hips, which does Japan like more? Survey investigates
“They slipped 10,000-yen bills into rice balls” — Election corruption in Aomori revealed
Shibuya Passes Halloween Drinking Ordinance
FBI Visited 8Chan User For Discussing New Zealand Shooting; Also Posted Bait in 8Chan
US and Japan Reject United Nations Proposal to Ban Forms of Anime, Manga, and Games