Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
MangaGamer Leaked Discord Chat Shows Localization Staff Despises Fans

– Coronavirus News:
Funimation Anime Dubbing Productions Delayed Due To Coronavirus
Spring 2020 Simulcasts On-Track; SimulDub Delays
Netflix’s The Witcher Season 2 Production Halted Due To Coronavirus
GameStop Tells Employees to Work During Quarantine: “We’re an Essential Business!”
GameStop closing all stores as of March 22 due to coronavirus
Chinese Technology Using Holographic Buttons to Avoid Contagion
Narita Airport Worker Contaminates Room With Coronavirus Reagent
Japanese drugstore prohibits transforming into other people during coronavirus panic
Taiwanese sports channel airs anime Slam Dunk in place of cancelled NBA games
Tokyo Olympics loses first participant as Canada withdraws from Games over coronavirus
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes postponing Tokyo Olympics for one year
IOC member says 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed because of coronavirus
Tokyo could be put on coronavirus lockdown, governor says
Strip club shut down over coronavirus now has dancers delivering food
Japanese hospital worker tweets about receiving temporary 100,000 yen bonus
Japanese Quaran Mascot Makes Quarantine Cute
Man who knowingly spread coronavirus to various bars in Aichi dies in hospital
Twitter user offers explanation for why Japan’s coronavirus outbreak has been so small
Experts warn Japanese growing complacent of coronavirus risk

Fafner, Accel World Seiyuu Tamaki Nakanishi Dies Aged 44

Patreon Had Artist Remove Hex Maniac Art For Appearing “Underage”

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

“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
Blade Devil Charges Past the $100,000 Milestone
Sea of Stars, Chrono Trigger-Inspired JRPG Heads To Kickstarter

Convention news:

Kawaii Kon 2020 postponed to August, convention to combine with Comic Con Honolulu
A-Kon 2020 is the Latest Convention to be Canceled
Anime Central 2020 Officially Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Live-Action Anime news:

Sonic the Hedgehog Tops Detective Pikachu as #1 Game-Based Film in U.S.
Sushi Bites Back in New Monster Seafood Wars Trailer

Streaming news:

3DCG Anime Ghost in The Shell SAC_2045 Starts Its Mission on April 23
Toei Tokusatsu World Launches in April with Anime, Sentai, and More
Toei Tokusatsu World Will Bring Classic Shows With English Subtitles
Baki Anime Season 2 Premieres on Netflix Worldwide on June 4
First 10 Minutes of the Shirobako Anime Film Released on YouTube
Funimation Adds Rurouni Kenshin Anime to Catalog
Anime-Planet x HIDIVE partnership: stream even more anime on A-P!
MangaStream Makes A Triumphant Return

Theater Release news:

Date A Live Spin-off “Date A Bullet” Gets 1st Visual, Theatrical Screenings Planned
GKIDS Announces Screenings Postponed For Children of The Sea And Promare (Complete)
Important update for Fruits Basket fans
Fathom Events Postpones Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Anime Film Screenings

Series news:

New Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Anime Suggested to Be a Remake
New Kin-iro Mosaic Anime Film is Confirmed to be in The Works
Kin-iro Mosaic Manga Ends With New Film Announcement, Special Spinoff Manga
Uzaki-Chan Wants to Hang Out! in 1st Trailer for Upcoming TV Anime
Mob Psycho 100 Director’s New Original TV Anime Deca-Dence Broadcast Date Revealed
Platelets are Back in 1st Cells at Work! Season 2 Trailer Confirming Broadcast Date
Cells at Work! Season 2 Premieres in January with Screening in Theaters in September
No Guns Life TV Anime Unloads Second Cour in April of 2020
‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’ Season 2 Has Split-Cours Run in October, April
Daisuke Ono Voices The Time-slipping Protagonist in Olympia Kyklos Clay Anime
ITKZ’s Fantasy BL Manga The Titan’s Bride Gets TV Anime Adaptation
Seven Deadly Sins Manga Gets New Anime in October
Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway Producer Explains The Reason for The Voice Cast Change
Nozomu Sasaki Comments on Gundam Hathaway Anime’s Voice Cast Change
Bleach Anime Returns to Adapt Thousand-Year Blood War Arc
Bleach Manga’s ‘Thousand Year Blood War Arc’ Gets Anime
Bleach Spin-Off ‘Burn the Witch’ Conjures Up Anime Film Adaptation
Tite Kubo’s BURN THE WITCH Manga to Be Simulpubbed in English
Marvel’s New Warriors Introduces Humorous Heroes Such as “Snowflake” & “Safespace”
Anime Fans Are Doing Wonderful Things With Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons English Localization Removes Gender Identifiers
Animal Crossing Dev Admits Gender Depiction was Due to Agenda-Pushers
Nintendo Of America Partners With Brie Larson For Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Includes Lesbian Reference
Final Fantasy VII Remake Won’t Be Delayed by the Coronavirus
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Has Tifa Wearing Extra Boob Support In Purple Dress
Resident Evil 3 Remake’s Jill Was Changed To Remove Sex Appeal, Says Art Director
Resident Evil 3 Remake’s Jill Design “Sex Appeal Was Not the Right Direction”
Trials of Mana Remake Censors Angela’s Booty-Shaking Typhoon Attack
Microsoft Changed the Xbox Controller to Fit Smaller Hands and be More Inclusive
Persona 5 Royal Changed Gay Scene To Promote Drag Culture
Persona 5 Royal’s Homosexual Scene Alteration Fails to Appease
Sony Announces PS5 Console’s Technical Specifications
Sega hints at return of most powerful spokesperson they’ve ever created
Kagawa Prefecture Passes Ordinance Restricting Children’s Video Game Playing Time

Release news:

Discotek replication plant is shutting down
Blade of the Immortal Manga Gets Deluxe Hardcover Releases
Dark Horse Licenses Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Mob Psycho 100: Reigen Manga
– Right Stuf
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Teases Blu-Ray Art Before Finale on Sunday
Lupin the Third: The First Blu-ray LE

Random Merch news:

Six-button Switch! Japanese gadget company turns console into retro arcade controller
Wear your love of ramen around your neck with a noodle towel from Japan
Aomori fishermen now available in collectible card form, garnering unexpected popularity
Beautiful anime fantasy mom is now teaching Japanese people how to speak English

Misc news:

Why this centuries’ old Shinto shrine is suddenly also a hot spot for anime fan art
Former Writer Peter Bright Declared Guilty for Soliciting Sex From Minors
Japan Planning to Execute Care Center Stabber Who Killed 19
Soft On Demand’s free adult video offer results in personal information leak
Japanese police officers turn police box into their own little love hotel, do it instead of duty
No Game No Life Season 2 may hit a comeback soon!! Will We See Sora and Shiro again?