Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
∟Ron Toye deactivated and then later reactivated his Twitter account. Illegal? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

– KyoAni Studio 1 Arson Sources
∟Sora News 24
Kyoto Animation closing donation account for arson attack victims soon
∟Sankaku Complex
KyoAni Shutting Down Donation Account
Bank Account for Kyoto Animation Donations to Close on December 27

Bank Account for Kyoto Animation Donations to Close on December 27

Ghibli Producer Suzuki Says Miyazaki’s Next Film Is 15% Complete After 3+ Years

Japanese Government’s New Draft Plan for Copyright Law Revision Allows for Screenshots
Law for Manga Piracy Changes, Downloading and Uploading Whole Pages is Illegal
Chronexia YouTube Channel on the Verge of Termination Due to Copyright Strikes

Poor men love big breasts, the rich prefer them smaller –Study
Japan actually watches MORE adult videos on Christmas, study shows, but how come?

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Mangaka – a sketch of life in Tokyo.
Magician A
Prisma Light
Donald Trump Graces Ema Plaque in Shenmue III

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Preview of Nausicaa Stage Play Shows How They Got Nausicaa to Fly
Kikunosuke Onoe V Injured in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Kabuki Play on Sunday
Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin ‘Final Chapter’ Films Open in Summer 2020
The Promised Neverland Live-Action Movie Opens December 18, 2020

Streaming news:

This holiday season, Japan lets you skip Christmas lights and see Evangelion lights instead
Haikyuu!!: To the Top is Coming to Crunchyroll in January!
Funimation Licenses A3!, Orphen, and Smile Down the Runway
Funimation Adds Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, + other Anime to Winter Lineup
Funimation to Stream Infinite Dendrogram Anime
Aniplex of America Streams 22/7, Darwin’s Game, ‘Uchitama?! Have you seen my Tama?’
Carole & Tuesday Anime’s 3rd Concert Gets Worldwide Live-Streaming
New web series based on Pokémon Sword and Shield to get worldwide release next month
Pokemon Makes Its Way Onto Jeopardy
U.S. Rock Band Kiss joins YOSHIKI in Kōhaku Music Program
Yoshiki makes surprise appearance at Kiss concert in Tokyo
Yoshiki and Kiss to perform together again on New Year’s Eve music extravaganza Kohaku
Momorio Clover Z + KISS

Theater Release news:

3rd Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Anime Film’s Video Reveals March 28 Opening
Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul Film’s Age Rating Changed to R15+

Series news:

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Film Releases Key Visual & English Trailer
Jump SQ Manga Series Moriarty the Patriot to Get Schooled in TV Anime Adaptation
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma TV Anime Plates Up 5th Season in April 2020
The 7th Yu-Gi-Oh! TV Anime Series “SEVENS” is Set for April 2020
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai to Get New TV Anime in Fall 2020
The Promised Neverland TV Anime Second Season Set for October 2020
Vinland Saga Creator Makoto Yukimura Joins Anime Episode 23 Cast
The Anime That Shouted “Ad Lib” at the Heart of the World
Evangelion OP Song Tops Japan’s Anime Karaoke Annual Ranking Again
Mamoru Oshii’s Vladlove Anime Series Reveals More Staff Members
MangaStream Shuts Down; Jaimini’s Box Ceases Scanlations
Stolen Nintendo Switch’s Online Activation Lead Cops To Black Murder Suspects
Fate/Grand Order and Tinder Are Matched as Both Apps Lead 2019 Spending Charts
Persona 5 Strikers Trademarked by Sega as The Phantom Strikers Soon Releases
True Love ’95, Classic Japanese PC-98 Dating Sim Launches On Steam
Capcom Files Trademarks For Dino Crisis & Darkstalkers
Resident Evil 3 Remake Jill Outfit Was Changed So She Didn’t Look Uncomfortable
Face Model For Resident Evil 3 Remake’s Jill Valentine Revealed
Jill’s original model Julia Voth
Resident Evil 3 Remake 90% Complete & Has More Changes Than RE2
Pokemon Company Granted Permission to Subpoena Over Pokemon Sword, Shield Leaks

Release news:

Anime industry is earning more money than ever, almost half of it from outside Japan
Tokyo Mew Mew Anime to Get Its First Blu-ray Box in April 2020
Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 2 Limited Edition
GKIDS to Release Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film With 4K Restoration, New Dub
Discotek Day Justin Sevakis Tweet
Enoki Film titles were picked up
– Right Stuf
Funi Sale

Random Merch news:

The Strangest Place To Watch Anime Is On The Game Boy Advance
A wild collab appears between Yoshinoya and Pokémon
Celebrate Fate/stay night’s 15th Anniversary with $730 Illya Music Box
Celebrate Your Wedding With Mock Evangelion Marriage Certificates!
Your cat or dog can be King of the Pirates with One Piece anime cosplay outfits for pets
Embrace your inner oyster fanatic with huggable oyster meat cushions
Automatic cup noodle maker developed, makes instant ramen in an instant
Tenga releases masturbatory aid party crackers for the Christmas holidays
Skirt-Flipping Otter Wins Anti-Chikan Badge Contest
Japan’s anti-train groper badge design contest announces this year’s winners
Otaku now have special trash box just for merch of their former anime and idol crushes
Otaku in danger of losing their virtual anime girl wives due to hologram tech upgrade
Overworked Japan loses last public holiday of the year, even though it’s still on the calendar
Garfield Lovers T Shirt Neon Genesis Evangelion Christmas T-shirt

Misc news:

Director Sunao Katabuchi Establishes New Anime Production Company CONTRAIL
Amazon Alexa Tells Woman to Stab Herself in the Heart
18cm Bottle Retrieved From China Man’s Rectum: “I Was Scratching Myself!”
K-Pop Stars Imprisoned for Gang Raping Drunk Women
UN’s New Guidelines for Child Porn Express ‘Deep Concerns’ About Drawings
Iowa Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Porn Also Had Loli Porn