Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
∟Funimation Requests Extension
Kitchener Comic Con Rebuttal
Funimation Criticized for Hypocrisy on Dealing With Scott Freeman Compared to Vic
Rune Factory 4 Special for Nintendo Switch Replaced Vic Mignogna
Dragon Ball Super Broly Movie Currently Unavailable on Funimation

Funimation Announces “Select Monogatari Titles” and Gets Roasted in Response

Nekopara English Dub Now Talking About Hipsters

Sentai Filmworks Allegedly Takes After Funimation & Changes Dialogue in To Love-Ru
To Love-Ru Localizer Tries to Explain Why “Misogyny” was Used in English Dub

Viz Media Hires SJW Who Wanted More LGBT Propaganda in Anime

Kyoto Animation’s Paralympic Anime Short for NHK “Unable to Be Finished”

Ishuzoku Reviewers Anime Coming to the Gifu Broadcasting System
Ishuzoku Reviewers Regains Momentum as it Arrives on Biwako
Ishuzoku Reviewers Now Also Coming to Nara TV
Coronavirus Delays Ishuzoku Reviewers BD/DVD Release

– Coronavirus
Release of “Mashima HERO’S” Manga Tankobon Delayed to April 17 Due to Coronavirus
Doraemon: Nobita’s New Dinosaur Theatrical Release Postponed Due to Coronavirus
Sonic the Hedgehog Film Postponed in Japan Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak
Events and Concerts Get Canceled in Japan as New Measures Against the Coronavirus
More Events, Concerts, Get Cancelled to try and Limit the Spread of Coronavirus
Kojima Productions Cancels GDC Appearance Due to Coronavirus
GDC 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus & Developer Cancellations
Anime Japan, Tokyo’s biggest anime industry convention, cancelled due to coronavirus
BLEACH’s 20th Anniversary Project Announcement to Be Streamed Online
SSSS.GRIDMAN to Stream “Emergency Live Broadcast” in Place of Cancelled Event
RE:ZERO Anime VAs to Live-Stream Special Program Instead of The Cancelled Event
Re:ZERO Season 2 Has Been Delayed Due to the Ongoing Coronavirus Crisis
All The Programs at Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 are Canceled
Jason calls off Friday the 13th activities due to coronavirus
IOC member says decisions on Olympics must be made by late May due to coronavirus
Tokyo Olympics won’t be cancelled, says Japan’s Prime Minister
Japanese PM asks schools around Japan to close as coronavirus cases rise
Japanese students hold graduation ceremony in Minecraft amid school cancellation
MAJOR 2nd to be Rebroadcasted instead of Canceled High School Baseball Tournament
Desperate Citizens Burning Cash in Microwaves Because of Coronavirus
People in Japan are now stealing toilet paper in midst of coronavirus crisis
Street fight breaks out in Japan’s 2nd-largest city between shoppers wanting to buy masks
Japanese government may encourage people to reuse masks as shortage continues
Japanese Government Cracking Down on Mask Resellers Amidst the Coronavirus
Reselling masks in Japan could get you five years in prison under new government ban
Politician Made ¥8.9 Million After Selling Thousands of Masks at Online Auctions
E3 2020 Will Still Kick-off in June Despite Coronavirus Concerns
E3 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Worries
SXSW Cancelled Due to Coronavirus
Twitchcon Cancelled Due to Coronavirus
TurboGrafx-16 Mini Delayed Indefinitely Due to Coronavirus
2020 Edition Of Coachella Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns
Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea will close for two weeks because of coronavirus fear
California Governor Exempts Disneyland from Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Measures
Japanese adult video company offers free movies as pandemic support, site crashes
Kyoto Animation makes over a dozen anime TV series and movies free to watch online
Manga Magazines Post Issues for Free After Schools Close Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus
28 Volumes of Haikyu!! Manga Released for Free in Japan to Combat Boredom
Animax and Kids Station Go Free For Kids at Home Due to Coronavirus Crisis
6 years of Pokémon, 13 years of One Piece free-to-watch/read online due to coronavirus
Thanks to the coronavirus over 450 manga volumes are now free to read online
Confirmed coronavirus patient in Aichi told to go home, goes bar hopping instead
Coronavirus Blamed for Onahole Shortage
Poison Control Center: “Drinking Bleach Will Not Prevent Coronavirus”
Florida is PACKED today despite “social distancing” recommendations
My COVID-19 Story. Brooklyn.
Coronavirus: Wuhan doctor says officials muzzled her for sharing report on WeChat
Tom Hanks‏ is infected
Idris Elba is infected
Kristofer Hivju is infected
China Producing Air Conditioner That Will “Kill” the Coronavirus
Amazon suspending shipments of non-essential items to warehouses

YouTube Demonetizes Linus Tech Tips for Mentioning Coronavirus
YouTube Demonetizing Every Video That Mentions Coronavirus
YouTube Automated Bots Will Remove Content that Doesn’t Violate Community Guidelines

Anime Heroes for Aussie Wildfire Donations Surpass $190,000 AUD
Call to ban child abuse Japanese anime and manga
Video Footage Has Senator Regarding Multiple Anime as “Child Abuse”
Australian senator calls for immediate review of anime due to depictions of “child abuse”
Australia’s Classification Board Responds to Senator Desiring Anime/Manga Ban
Another Australian MP Wants Anime, Manga Banned in Both Australia and Japan
Eromanga Sensei Dropped by Australian Shops
Australian Senate Investigates Official for Having Anime Figurines
Australian Fair Work Commission has Official Remove Anime Figurines from Office
Australian Official Figure Removal Hearing Devolves Into Shouting Match
‘Inappropriate’ decor and camera puts focus on Fair Work Commission Deputy
Australia Looking Into Internet Porn Restrictions Based on U.k’s Failed Porn ID

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, Creator of Iconic Konami Code, Passes Away
‘Attack on Titan’ wins New Hampshire Primary, Crunchyroll Awards won by Bernie Sanders

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Sound Cadence Studios Announced as Dub Studio for Island of Giant Insects Anime Film
Island of Giant Insects Anime Crawls Out with First English Dub Cast Members
“The Island of Giant Insects” English Dubbed Final Edition
LINDA Project – Official English Localization
CAT SHIT ONE Figure Project
Third Editions: the Ultimate Anime Library
Crowdfunding for Anime Project Based on Majority Decision Manga Launches
The Wonderful 101 Crowdfunding Ends with Over $2.25 Million
Wonderful 101 Kickstarter Was About Gauging Interest Not Funding a Project, Says Inaba

Convention news:

April’s Anime Boston 2020 Convention Has Officially Been Canceled
Sakura-Con NOT Cancelled due to Coronavirus
People complaining
But here’s why
Sakura-Con Cancels 2020 Event Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Who’s next?
Message from The SPJA About Coronavirus

Live-Action Anime news:

Live Action Yakusoku no Neverland Movie’s Non-Black Krone Accrues Criticism
Dragon Zakura Two Manga Gets Live-Action Series
Milla Jovovich and Tony Jaa Gear Up for Action in Monster Hunter Movie
“One Piece: Marionette” Final Day Performances to be Live-Streamed Worldwide

Streaming news:

Funimation Indirectly Supported Piracy With Social Media Blunder
Dragon Ball Harmony Gold Dub Found
Why did Hayao Miyazaki agree to release Studio Ghibli anime films on Netflix?
YouTube Movies has been streaming select anime
Aragne: Sign of Vermillion to stream on HIDIVE
Shout! Factory Kicks Off TokuSHOUTsu Channel with Kamen Rider
KONOSUBA: Legend of Crimson Anime Film is Coming to Crunchyroll
Bakugan Armored Alliance Brings Its Battle Toys to YouTube Next Month
Weathering with You Storyboard Video Posted Online, Voiced by Makoto Shinkai Himself
SSSS.GRIDMAN Audio Dramas Free on YouTube for a Limited Time
Netflix’s Castlevania has Alucard Engage in Gay Anal Sex
Netflix Pitches Castlevania Crossover with JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
YouTuber goes to Argentinian slum to make “impactful video”, gets robbed instead

Theater Release news:

Cinemas Closing
3rd Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Film Gets N. American Premiere in L.A. on April 17
Fathom Events Brings Full Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Trilogy to US This Spring
Patlabor: The Movie Gets 4DX Screenings in Japan from April 17
AKIRA 4K Remaster Edition’s Theatrical Screenings to Start in 36 Theaters on April 3
Box Office: Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Debuts at #6 with 120 Million Yen
My Hero Academia Heroes:Rising Film Goes Plus Ultra in North American Box Office
KyoAni’s Violet Evergarden Side Story Anime Film Breaks Hearts in the West on April 2
Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul Anime Film Heads to North American Theaters

Series news:

New “Digimon Adventure:” TV Anime Begins Airing April 5
First-person Anime OneRoom to Have Its Third Season in 2020
Wacky TV Nanana Goes Bananas with Third Season in April of 2020
‘86 – EIGHTY-SIX’ Light Novel Series to Get TV Anime Adaptation
Mamoru Oshii’s New Anime Project VLADLOVE Unveils Its First Key Visual, Synopsis
Digital Network Animation Produces Original Anime Film Kimi Wa Kanata
Golden Kamuy Anime’s 3rd Season Reveals October Premiere in Promo Video
Season 4 of Date A Live TV Anime Announced to Be in Production
Too Kyo Games Reveals New Anime Series Akudama Drive
Netflix Exclusive Baki Dai Raitaisai Hen Will Unleash Tremendous Strength
One Piece Manga Postponed for One Week Due to Eiichiro Oda’s Health
Doraemon Sneaks into 18 Manga Series This Week
KILLING ME / KILLING YOU Author Posts Self-Made Anime PV to Avoid Cancellation
Golgo 13 Creator Opens Twitter Account, Complete with Tall Friend
Hideo Kojima Becomes Addicted to Made in Abyss & Provides Critique
Reggie Fils-Aime Joins Gamestop’s Board of Directors
Magia Record Game’s US Version to Receive Exclusive Character Voiced by Sally Amaki!
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix Patched to Remove Pantsu Bug
Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe’s POW Block Seemingly Censored in China
Resident Evil 3 Comparison Video Brings New & Old Horror to Life
Yoshinori Kitase on Parasite Eve: “Would Be a Waste Not to Use These Characters”
Parasite Eve Revival Possibly Coming with New Trademark
New Parasite Eve Game May Be on the Horizon
Producer Yoshinori Kitase “I’d Like to Remake Final Fantasy V Next!”
Final Fantasy VII Director: “We Might Do Another Final Fantasy VII Remake!”
Sony Has 2 Silent Hill Titles in Development
Chinese Bilibili “Health System” Implemented to Combat Video Game Addiction
Uncensored Minecraft Library Supporting Freedom of Press & Expression
George Soros Invests $45 Million into Activision-Blizzard
Game sold in childhood returns to original owner

Release news:

Galaxy Express 999 added grain layer
Sentai Filmworks Goes on Vacation with Non Non Biyori Movie License
Golden Kamuy Manga 23rd Volume to Come with 4th OAD featuring Shiton Anehata
Yen Press Announces New KONOSUBA Spinoff Light Novels and More
Promare SteelBook
Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series Blu-ray SteelBook
Sound! Euphonium: Brand New Day Brings the Band Home on Blu-ray
Gamera: The Complete Collection
Stray Cat Rock Collection
Mob Psycho 100 II Blu-ray/DVD
– Right Stuf
Weathering with You Japanese Collector’s Blu-Ray Preview Looks as Nice as a Summer Sky
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Original TV Anime Gets Its First Blu-ray Box
Check out New PVs for the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Collector’s Edition
10 Licensed Anime Collections That Are Impossible To Find (& How Much They’re Worth)

Random Merch news:

Amazon Removes Some Anime Figurines Following False Flags
Amazon Expunges Some Anime Figures for “Promoting Child Exploitation”
City Hunter Whiskey
Retailer Prints 1,979 Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro Watches For Film’s 40th Anniversary
Seitokai Yakuindomo Movie Offering Condom Wrapped Button Badges
Give a Hand for My Hero Academia’s Tomura Shigaraki’s Latest Figure from Kotobukiya!
Tetsujin-28 Is Back as a High-Detail Soul of Chogokin Figure
“FAIRY TAIL” Swordswoman Erza Scarlet Life-Size Figure Now Available for Pre-orders
Japanese Gaming Bed The Ultimate Expression of Laziness
Osaka man reserved and cancelled 1,873 seats at 2 baseball games to get more space for self
A new way to get smelly otaku to take a shower: Trap sexy anime girls inside of soap
Lewd ArKnights Soap Encourages Smelly Otaku to Bathe
New Moving Gundam in Yokohama is Being Hailed as the Next Great Buddha of Kamakura
Modern Hollywood movies get a ‘70s/’80s Japan makeover with awesome retro film posters
Anime’s impossible in real-life glasses now possible in real life, thanks to designers
Language Tutor Company Stands by Its Humor Despite Cries of “Racism”

Misc news:

Renji was arrested in Michigan
Argentina Streets Run Red With Blood
Japan’s letter-from-little-sister capsule toys become even more disturbing with new content
China Man Drives Into River 10 Minutes After Acquiring License
Fisherman attacked by wild boar jumping out of the ocean, defeats it with bare hands
Japan Expanding Anti-Online Piracy Law to Include Manga
Allowing separate surnames after marriage could increase crime: Japanese politician
Maryland Man Stabs Woman With Syringe, Had Another Syringe Filled With Semen
Man Arrested For Blowing Air up Colleague’s Anus
Married Childcare Worker in Court After Bearing 13-Year-Old’s Baby