Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
∟Is Corona-chan going to delay the courts?

– Coronavirus News:
Workers in 8 Amazon Warehouses Test Positive for Coronavirus
Avex, Sony Music, Kojima Production Employees Diagnosed With COVID-19
PornHub Offering Free Premium Service to All Regions
WHO Tells People To Play Video Games After Classifying Them As Addictive
Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister Calls WHO the “Chinese Health Organization”
Senior WHO official cuts interview short when journalist asks about Taiwan
Comiket 98 Has Been Canceled to Limit the Spread of Coronavirus
Tokyo Olympics Announce July 2021 Opening
Olympic Clock at Tokyo Station has been updated
Ken Shimura Succumbs to the Coronavirus
Japanese comedian dies after coronavirus infection
Tokyo Governor holds press conference on coronavirus, sparks immediate panic-buying
Tokyo Citizens Commence the Hoarding After Coronavirus Pressure Mounts
Postponement of Olympics is announced and directly after the # of cases goes up
Ueno Park looks eerily deserted in the midst of the coronavirus
The prime minister’s tone was remarkably different and ominous
Mayor asks sister city in China to return donated masks as COVID-19 cases surge
Factory Worker Caught Contaminating Medical Masks Before Shipment Arrived to NY
Japan to ban entry to foreign travelers from the U.S., China, most of Europe
Japanese government places entire world on “Please don’t travel to” list for citizens
“This may be the tip of the iceberg”: Why Japan’s coronavirus crisis may be just beginning
Southern Italy Facing Rising Crime & Food Shortages in the Pandemic
CBS blames ‘editing mistake’ after footage of Italian hospital appears in New York report
CBS uses Italian hospital footage to describe COVID-19 condition in New York
Man Arrested for Shouting “I Am the Coronavirus”
Missouri Walmart Licker Charged for Making Terrorist Threat

Voice Actor William Dufris Passes Away Due to Cancer

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

CAT SHIT ONE Figure Project
Third Editions: the Ultimate Anime Library

Convention news:

AX 2020 Update
LA Convention Center Being Prepared To Quarantine Coronavirus Patients

2020 Hotel Block Cancellation Policy Changes

- Any reservations that are canceled on or after May 1st, 2020 will be assessed a $50 fee per room (Previously April 1)
- Any reservations that are canceled on or after June 1st, 2020 will be assessed a $100 fee per room. (Previously May 1)

Live-Action Anime news:

20th Century Boys star Toshiaki Karasawa named Japanese Jack Bauer in 24 reboot

Streaming news:

An Update to Our English Dubs
PSYCHO-PASS 3 FIRST INSPECTOR is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video
Digital Media Rights’ RetroCrush Streaming Service Launches With Classic Anime Titles
Good News: “Things Are Going Well” for Adult Swim’s Uzumaki Anime
Netflix’s Castlevania Already Returning for Season Four

Theater Release news:

3rd Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Anime Film Delayed to April 25
GKIDS Nabs LUPIN THE 3RD: THE FIRST for US Theatrical Release
Richard Epcar or bust

Series news:

Rick and Morty Go Full Anime in a Short From Studio DEEN
Adult TV Anime OreYubi Previews Both SFW and NSFW Versions in Two New Trailers
BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. Sequel Gets a Green Light
Isekai Quartet Anime Gets Sequel
Pants Are Optional in Strike Witches ROAD to BERLIN TV Anime Trailer
Rina Hidaka Voices Lost Vampire Girl Mai in Mamoru Oshii’s New Anime VLADLOVE
Gundam Hathaway Anime Film Takes Off with New Promo and Visuals
Hathaway New VA: “I Am Honored to Play The Protagonist in Gundam Series”
Digimon Parade Celebrates New Series Premiere in Shibuya and Online
One-Punch Man’s Superalloy Darkshine Labeled Racist Again
One-Punch Man Illustrator: “My 10-Year-Old Daughter Is a Mangaka!”
New Warriors Author Previously Wrote Book Featuring a Gay Interracially married Santa
Sega Shiro revealed as the son of Segata Sanshiro
Smartphone Game Developer Colopl Acquires MAGES.
Azur Lane’s USS Marblehead Possibly References Ero-Manga
Coronavirus Won’t Notably Impact Release of PlayStation 5, According to Sony
Play as Onii-Chan in the Newly Announced NieR Replicant Remaster
NieR Re[in]carnation Revealed as New Mobile Entry in the Series
Game Freak Actually Enhancing Pokemon Sword & Shield’s Graphics Slightly
Couple’s wedding cancelled due to coronavirus, so they hold it in Animal Crossing instead
Animal Crossing: New Horizons “Totally Has Nintendo’s First Gay Couple”
Resident Evil 3 Remake Demo Downgrades Dismemberment, Gore
Resident Evil 3 Remake Leaked in Entirety
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Ships Early In Europe, Australia Due To Coronavirus
Microsoft Explains Why The Xbox Series X Controller Will Use Batteries
Konami: “There’s No New Silent Hill Game!”
Konami Dismisses the Sony Silent Hill Rumors
Actor Jorge Consejo Lists Grand Theft Auto 6 on his Resume
Idea Factory Asks If Fans Want Death End Re;Quest 2’s Censored or Original Outfits

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Adds My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Anime’s 3rd Season
GKIDS, Shout! Factory to Release Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film on BD
Dark Horse Gets Creative with Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Manga
– Right Stuf
Discotek Suggestions
Tokyo Mew Mew SD Blu-ray
Kingyo Chūihō! SD Blu-ray
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? Blu-ray Box to Come with Newly-written Novel
My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Hits Home Release in Japan With Extra Unseen Footage

Random Merch news:

Inagi Pear Park Unveils Life-Size Scopedog Statue from Armored Trooper VOTOMS
Toei’s Spider-Man Arrives as an SH Figuarts Figure
Bruce Willis Is the Latest Hollywood Star to Play Doraemon in Live-Action
Man orders nothing but a free smile from McDonald’s Japan using Uber Eats
20-Year-Old Azumanga Daioh Cakes Auctioned for ¥20,000
20-year-old anime cakes sell online for an eye-popping price

Misc news:

Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola Sketches Ultraman Monsters for Twitter
Term “military comfort women” returns to government-approved junior high textbooks
Japanese tabloids teaching seniors how to find adult videos online
Man Arrested for Assault After Using JC as Hizamakura
Man Arrested for Blackmailing Schoolgirls Into Making Lewd Videos
Furry Couple Robbed & Murdered a Victim Lured Through Dating App