Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Nick Rekieta has started releasing the depositions
      ∟Anime Outsiders and the Deposition of a Truly Unlikable Person.
      ∟The Deposition of Ronald Toye Part 2 – Just Me This Time
   ∟Vic Mignogna Lawsuit Fund Surpasses $200,000, Hearing Scheduled For August 8th
   Lee Sin’s new voice-over sparks controversy
   ∟RWBY Volume 6 iTunes Banner Removes Mignogna’s Character
   Exhibit 5: The Vic Mignogna Lawsuit and Me
      Fixing the Broken Staircase
   Funimation Files Anti-SLAPP Motion to Dismiss Vic Mignogna’s Lawsuit

Harmony Gold Renews License to 1st Macross, Southern Cross, Mospeada Anime Series
Hentai Haven betrayed by Fakku?
   ”Looking Good”
   Hentai Haven Owner Claims Fakku Screwed Him Over; Fakku Responds

Youtube Abuse Policy Will Be Updated to Address Creator-on-Creator “Harassment”

Anime Expo 2020 Registration

"My biggest concern with AX is that the con is getting bigger each year to the point where the Los Angeles Convention Center will get way too crowded. I think AX either needs to set up a cap, or relocate AX to a bigger convention center."

-That Mecha Guy (AX 2017)

Ogy’s source on the paper panties comment
   Minna Agechau encyclopedia entry

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

– Soloing the full length animated movie, ARAGNE subtitled download now available
Gunsmith Cats Hardcover Artbooks Printed
Kickstarter Launches to Publish Naruto Manga in eBook
BESM Fourth Edition (Big Eyes, Small Mouth RPG)

Convention news:

Thor Star Tadanobu Asano Appointed Ambassador to Tokyo Comic Con
Guinness Record Attempt for World’s Largest Kamehameha to Take Place at Comic-Con

Live-Action Anime news:

Bungo Stray Dogs Stage Plays Gets Live-Action Film
Adi Shankar Would Love to Work on More Live Action Anime
Live Action Anime Adaptations “May Work Better on TV”
Live-Action Hell Girl Film’s Teaser Video Reveals November 15 Opening
Sonic Producer Says “Fans Will Be Pleased” with New Design
The cult of ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ – alt-right parable or neglected classic?

Streaming news:

1st 10 Minutes of New Shin Evangelion Film Streams Online with French Subtitles
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime to Air With English Dub on Toonami
Funimation, Right Stuf/Nozomi Ent. Announce Partnership for Anime Streaming
Netflix Saint Seiya Trailer Not Preferred by Fans
   Killer Bean
New Live Action Witcher Visual’s Single Sword Sparks Criticism
Fly Me to the Moon would have only cost $1,000 per year for Netflix
Former Evangelion Dub & Sound Director: “Eat a D***!”
   ∟Japanese Fans, Official Translator Weigh in on Netflix Evangelion English Subtitle Debate

Theater Release news:

Director Makoto Shinkai: “Tenki no Ko is Finished!”
Funimation to Screen Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over the Rainbow
Funimation Opens Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul S Film in Theaters in September
Kiki’s Delivery Service Swoops into U.S. Theaters in Late July of 2019
New My Hero Academia Movie Gets Official Title, Opens in December

Series news:

Lupin III Gets 1st CG Anime Film by Stand By Me Doraemon’s Takashi Yamazaki
   ∟Mine Fujiko Jiggles in 3D for New Lupin Film
Attack on Titan The Final Season to Premiere in Fall 2020
Shirobako Movie Premiering in Spring 2020
Sailor Moon Eternal 2-Part Anime Film Project Opens in 2020
Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira Gets New Anime Project & 4K Remaster of 1988 Anime Film
Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru Theme MV Pumps to the Limit
   ∟How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? Anime’s Theme Songs Get ‘Muscle Videos’
GONZO Transfers Some Production, Intellectual Property to Studio KAI
Serial Experiment Lain Goes ‘Open Source’ In Japan Until 2028
Be “Perfectly Prepared” for “The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious” with Sample
Yen Press Issues Correction Regarding 2 Persona 5 Manga Licenses Mistakenly Announced
Sailor Moon Manga Gets Worldwide Digital Release in 10 Languages Starting on July 1
Kodansha to Launch ‘The Complete Works Project’ for Katsuhiro Otomo
Japan’s most-wanted manga pirate arrested in the Philippines, facing deportation
Manga Sales Are Booming in the U.S., While Western Comic Book Sales Decline
Crunchyroll Launches Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle Smartphone Game in Fall
Square Enix: “No Final Fantasy VII Remake for PC & Xbox Scum!”
Dissidia’s Tifa Has Nothing Under Her Skirt
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Might be Fully Voiced
Man Arrested For Modifying, Reselling Pokémon Games
Pokemon Sword & Shield Allegedly Recycling Animations
   Clearly they cared about Tail Whip in Pokémon Stadium
Nintendo answers questions on VR, 5G and staying behind the trends
Nintendo Will Leave Things up to the Ratings Boards
Sexualized Female Game Characters Don’t Cause Body Dissatisfaction or Aggression

Release news:

GKIDS Licenses Masaaki Yuasa’s Ride Your Wave Film
Sentai Filmworks Licenses Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul, Food Wars! Season 3
Right Stuf, Nozomi Ent. Add Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, A.D. Police, El-Hazard Anime
Crunchyroll, Viz Media Partner for Home Video, Digital Distribution in N. America
Mill Creek Entertainment Licenses Most of Ultraman Franchise
FLCL: Progressive DVD To Release In October 2019
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Final Fantasy VII Tifa Action Doll Incredibly Feisty
Naughty anime tentacles are on their way to capsule toy machines – in six cute colors!
Sexy succubus swimwear officially goes on sale in Japan
Gun-dam, these are some crazy-looking anime robot-style cooking knives from Japan
Wear your love of canned fish in a line of rings coming to Japanese capsule machines
Evangelion Meets Alcapasso for the Cuddliest Third Impact Ever
New Apparel Line Brings Back Anime Nostalgia—Including Logos

Misc news:

Kim Kardashian drops plans to call new fashion brand Kimono Solutionwear
Malaysia Raids “Geek Summit”, Arrests Cosplayers Again
   ∟Immigration officials raid cosplay event in Malaysia, arrest four foreign cosplayers
Otaku holds on to 30 years of issues of Japan’s biggest manga magazine
Anti-NHK party accuses public broadcaster of concealing “car-sex adultery” live on NHK
British Game Show: “Hentai is Brilliant!”
L.A. Dodgers Fans Get a Colossal Treat with Visit from Attack on Titan Mascot
Saber Cosplayer Terrifies Californian Beach-Goers
Mayu Tomita Suing Tokyo Police for $700,000
Angry baseball fan in Japan uses his own son as a weapon to attack opposing team’s fan
Dead body of college girl found inside refrigerator at Japanese sweet store in Tokyo
   ∟Teenage Girl’s Body Found in Fridge of Tokyo Sweet Shop
Man, 62, who ordered a 3ft child sex doll from China walks free from court
60 Sukimizu Stolen from Gunma Elementary School
Hello Kitty murder case