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Aniplex Apology Letter

– KyoAni Arson News
Final Kyoto Animation Worldwide Donations Total Over US$30 Million
Mother of KyoAni artist who died in arson wants on-site memorial, residents opposed

Global Anime Companies Set up GoFundMe for Australian Bushfires

Japanese Suicides Reach Record Low
Fewer people committed suicide in Japan last year than in any other year on record

Dragon Ball’s Iconic English Narrator Brice Armstrong Passes Away

Mayor wants to legally control when kids can and can’t use smartphones in their own home

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Princess Jellyfish Creator’s Food Detective Manga Gets Live-Action Adaptation
King & Prince Member Ren Nagase Set to Star in Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film
Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro Live-Action Film Finally Gets Release Date

Streaming news:

Winter 2020 TV Anime Rikekoi Viewed More Than 10 Million Times in 5 Days in China
NHK Prepares to Stream to Smart Devices Starting in Spring
Netflix to stream Studio Ghibli films worldwide (except U.S., Canada, Japan)
Dragon Quest: Your Story CG Movie Hits Netflix on February 13

Theater Release news:

Weathering with You Anime Film Surpasses Your Name in North American Box Office
Fathom Events Confirms Ride Your Wave Anime Film Will Screen in U.S. on February 19

Series news:

The Dead Rise for Dorohedoro x ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Collaboration
New Lyrical Nanoha Project Announced
Kadokawa Confirms New Made in Abyss Sequel
Fruits Basket Season 2 TV Anime Confirmed for Spring 2020
New Digimon Adventure TV Anime Announced for April 2020
Sword Art Online Director Teases Upcoming Mystery Anime
TV Anime GeGeGe no Kitaro 6th Season to End Its 2-Year Run in March
Age Gap Romcom Manga Koi to Yobuniha Kimochi Warui Gets TV Anime
New Love Live! Project Coming

Koei Tecmo Games Sues Chinese Mobile Game Company for Copyright Infringement

Release news:

Mill Creek Powers Up with Ultraman Ace and Ultraman X Blurays in 2020
Hayao Miyazaki directed Lupin III part. 2 Ep 155 will be available in dub
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Random Merch news:

Kick the Vending Machine Like To Aru Kagaku no Railgun’s Misaka
New virgin-killing sweater discovered, modeled in Japan
Tenga releases masturbatory-aid shaped chocolates for Valentine’s Day in Japan
McDonald’s Japan’s cute Sanrio toy has a dis-ass-terous misprint
Light Up Your Life With a Rimuru Lamp and Other Adventuring Goods
Evangelion Teddy Bears Make Angel Fighting a Little Cozier
Evangelion Conquers the Cover of smart Men’s Fashion Magazine
New hanging file case cover display merch for sale and trade at conventions
Toyota Invests ¥43 Billion Into Flying Vehicles
Mojo Vision Working on AR Contact Lenses
The weird and wonderful things you’ll find at Japanese love hotels
Moving life-size Gundam statue’s debut date, new home in Japan announced
Japanese newspaper issues correction over hilarious Harry and Meghan photo
Rare Fish Festival in Tokyo serves up dishes so good that oil may leak from your anus!

Misc news:

“Mayonnaise Man” believed to have returned to his uniform-ruining ways in Hokkaido
Singer, Voice Actress Aoi Yūki Slaps Her Fans as Raffle Prize
Hundreds of otaku line up to get spanked by anime voice actress at Tokyo event
Deaf Man Sues Pornhub For Discrimination Over Lack of Subtitles
Deaf man from Brooklyn sues Pornhub over lack of closed captioning
Tokyo man arrested for abandoning father’s remains in a subway station men’s room
Male University Student Arrested For Reaching Into Schoolgirl’s Skirt
Keio University Staff Recorded 1,000 Videos of Women in the Restrooms
10-Year-Old Boy Impregnates Teenage Girl
71-Year-Old Arrested For Throwing Filled Condoms Into a Yard
Pedophile Who Identifies as 8-Year-Old Claims Child Porn a “Constitutional Right”