Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund is supporting Jamie Marchi

– KyoAni Studio 1 Arson Sources
∟Anime News Network
Violet Evergarden Film Rescheduled to April 24
∟Sankaku Complex
Violet Evergarden Film’s Release Date Scheduled
Kyoto Animation Arsonist Admits to Targeting Studio
Violet Evergarden The Movie’s New Release Date Confirmed
Kyoto Animation’s Free! 2020 Anime Film Delayed from Summer 2020

Violet Evergarden movie release date confirmed for April 24th and the Free! movie has been delayed until summer 2020.

The arsonist was questioned by police and was quoted as saying “I targeted First Studio where the largest number of people (at the company) work. I thought I would be able to injure many people”.

He was carrying kitchen knives and a hammer when he went to commit the arson and explained that the knives were to stab anyone who would try to stop him and the hammer was to break a window if he was barred access from the studio.

– YouTube Keeps Getting Worse
YouTube’s FTC COPPA Enforcement in 2020 Could Drastically Affect Monetization
YouTube Can Terminate Your YouTube Account if it’s No Longer “Commercially Viable”

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Crowdfunded Anime Mokuri Lets Sponsors Join the Adventure
Japanese crowdfunding underway for bottled Onionade, just like mom used to make

Convention news:

Anime NYC Host Premiere of 1st 2 Episodes of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Live-Action Anime news:

Kachou Baka Ichidai Dares to Be Stupid as Live-Action TV Drama
It Director Andy Muschietti Touches on Live-Action Attack on Titan and Macross Projects
Sonic the Hedgehog Film Debuts New Trailer After Redesign

Streaming news:

High Guardian Spice is Finished
Crunchyroll Adds Dubs for Isekai Anime
Crunchyroll Adds Mr. Osomatsu THE MOVIE!
Tsureihime Makes Surprise Premiere on Japanese Streaming Services
Beastars Anime Makes Its Netflix Debut Outside of Japan in Early 2020
Aggretsuko and Africa Salaryman Team Up in Office Exchange Video
Netflix Considering Adding Ads, But Could Lose a Quarter of Their Market if They Do

Theater Release news:

Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi Anime “Propose Chapter” to Get Theatrical Release in February 2020
All Taiwan-made Robot Anime Film Deus Ex Baryon Released Today
The Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure is Coming to North America!

Series news:

Anime Studio Okinawa Gonzo, Gonzo’s Okinawan Branch, to Be Dissolved
Nekopara TV Anime Coming January
One Piece Manga Has 460 Million Copies in Print Worldwide
Silver Spoon Manga Returns, Plans to End in Four Chapters
Silver Spoon Manga Author Explains The Reason for Long Hiatus
Makoto Yukimura Starts Drawing Final Arc of Vinland Saga Manga
Hideo Kojima Secures Two Guinness World Records
Katamari Damacy Creator’s Wattam PS4/PC Game Launches on December 17
Tencent Desires to Create Console Games With Nintendo Characters
Teenager Dies After All-Night Gaming Session
China to Set “Gaming Curfew”

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Space Brothers #0 Anime Film
Shoko Oono to do new translation for Miyazaki Lupin episodes
Discotek’s Warehouse Fulfillment Issues
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Miyazaki Provides Jacket illustration for Giovanni Mirabassi’s Ghibil Song Cover Album
People in Japan go crazy for Japanese candy zen gardens
Say “I Choose You” with Pikachu Engagement Rings
Studio Ghibli My Neighbour Totoro sweater is the anime knitwear we need this winter
Model home provides model wife and model daughter so you can feel the joy of family life

Misc news:

Kyoto admits to paying celebrities 500,000 yen per tweet to talk about how great the city is
Crows spotted playing with Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, may have exploitable bias in deck-building
Goku Returns to New York for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019!
Tokyo Metropolitan Police say they’ve captured the Ame-zing Spider-Man
Hyogo man arrested for creating biohazard zone with “own” pee
Mother Suffers Heart Attack After Chinese Son Couldn’t Do Math
Man Masturbates to Female Employee 14 Times at Net Cafe
Japanese Man Traveling to Australia Arrested for Possessing Child Porn
South Korea Court Rules Explicit Anime, Manga Featuring “teenagers” Is Child Porn