Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Landon McDonald Voices Rohan in Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan OVA’s English Dub

– Coronavirus News
   ∟If you die from the COVID vaccine in Japan, the government will give your family ¥44M

French Dance Music Legends Daft Punk Call It Quits After 28 Years

MyAnimeList Secures Investment from Kodansha, Shueisha, and Shogakukan

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Samurai: The Legendary Ronin
“Red Leopard” The Animation Series
BLEACH – A Live Action Fan Film
AmongTheCreep – An Unique Anime Social Deduction Game | PC
Promised NeverCorgi Pins

Live-Action Anime news:

Hidden Human Nature Revealed in Homunculus Live-action Film Trailer
Mugen Shinshi Manga’s Live-action Film Adaptation Gets Theatrical Release in Early Summer 2021
Mortal Kombat Film Promisingly Violent & Will Finish “Them”
   Who Forgot to Invite Chun-Li to the Mortal Kombat?
   ‘Mortal Kombat’ fans confused as Jezebel asks “Who forgot to invite Chun-Li?”

Streaming news:

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1, Hunter x Hunter Seasons 1-3 Leave Netflix U.S. on March 7
hololive Alternative Project Materializes with Stunning Anime Promo
   ∟Hololive Alternative Announced With Fantastic Anime PV
Funimation Gets Domestic with Dragon Goes House-Hunting TV Anime
B: The Beginning Succession To Be Released on Netflix March 18th
Netflix’s DOTA: Dragon’s Blood Show Focuses on the Dragon Knight
Magical Art Journey Begins in Oshiete Hokusai! THE ANIMATION OP Video
Go! Go! Godzilla-kun Puppet Show Stomps a Third Season in March
Korean Final Fantasy XIV Animated Short Welcomes Us to Limsa Lominsa
Chinese YouTube Equivalent Bilibili Will Crack Down on “Problematic Content”
   ∟Mushoku Tensei Removed From BilliBilli Due to “Technical Issues”
   ∟Mushoku Tensei Anime Removed From China’s Bilibili Likely Due to “Lacking Morals”
Shingeki no Kyojin Hottest TV Show in the US, According to Parrot Analytics

Theater Release news:

Japan Box Office: Akai Family-featured Detective Conan Compilation Film Makes Its 2nd Place Debut
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Increases Japan Box Office Lead to More Than 37.70 Billion Yen
Mamoru Hosoda’s New Anime Film Belle Teased in First Trailer
Final Evangelion movie’s runtime leaked, and it’s the series’ longest by far
   ∟Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Anime Film Revealed to Be the Longest Eva Film Yet 

Series news:

Netflix offering anime school scholarships with living expense support, open to foreigners
   ∟Netflix Set to Financially Support Budding Animators Alongside Wit Studio
   ∟Production I.G. “We Must Focus on Shows That Will Do Well Internationally”
Boys Follow Their Gymnastics Dreams in Bakuten!! TV Anime Teaser
Aki Hamazi’s Girl Rock Band Manga Bocchi The Rock! Gets TV Anime Adaptation
The Slime Diaries TV Anime Notes April 6 Premiere Date
Battle Athletes Daiundokai ReSTART! 2nd PV Announces April 10, 2021 Premiere Date
Fafner in the Azure OVA Soars Toward Its Final Three Episodes
Symphogear and UtaPri Creator Teases New Series
Ceez’s Fantasy Light Novel In The Land of Leadale Gets Anime Adaptation
Tokyo Mew Mew New Anime Set for 2022, Staff and Cast Revealed
Opunokyodai’s ‘I’m Tsushima the Cat’ Manga Series Claws in Summer 2021 TV Anime
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Novel Illustrator Directs Short Anime Film Summer Ghost
Boys Soccer Club Joins the Cast of Farewell, My Dear Cramer TV Anime
Dropkick on My Devil! to Get New Extra Episode “Chapter Kushiro” Thanks to Hometown Tax
   ∟Jashin-chan Dropkick Bonus Tourism Episode Will Tackle Kushiro City
Rom-Com Manga Horimiya Publishes Final Chapter Next Month
Yen Press Announces Bungo Stray Dogs Beast Spinoff Manga and More
Angel Sanctuary Author In Rehab After Hospitalization, Current Manga To Go On Hiatus
Demon Slayer Creator Koyoharu Gotouge is First Mangaka to Make TIME100 Next List
Official Super Mario 35th anniversary theme song is filled with Easter eggs non-gamers will miss
Metal Gear Solid To Become A Board Game
   ∟Metal Gear Solid Board Game Release Plans Cancelled
Pyra & Mythra Both Censored as They Jump Into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Cancelled Nintendo 64 Game Dinosaur Planet Sees Light of Day
Silent Hill Director Keiichiro Toyama Discusses New Horror Game
Capcom Arcade Stadium Removes Street Fighter II’s Rising Sun
   ∟Rising sun removed from Street Fighter II background in game’s latest re-release

Release news:

Seven Seas Addresses Mushoku Tensei, Classroom of the Elite Localization Changes
   ∟Seven Seas Entertainment Admit to “Heavy-Handed” Changes to Light Novels
Seven Seas Licenses Daily Report About My Witch Senpai Manga
Seven Seas Licenses A Life Turned Upside Down Autobio Manga
Seven Seas Licenses Call to Adventure! and Dungeon Dive Manga
Seven Seas Licenses Time Stop Hero, Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero Manga
Seven Seas Licenses Headhunted To Another World: From Salaryman To Heavenly King! Manga
Seven Seas’ New Adult Manga Asks ‘Does a Hot Elf Live Next Door to You?’
Seven Seas Licenses Mature-Rated Do You Like Big Girls? Manga
Original English Light Novel From Ashe Debuts On March 1st
Sentai Filmworks to Release Baki Anime on Home Video
– Right Stuf
LeSean Thomas’s Anime Cannon Busters Finds a Home on Funimation Home Video
   ∟Cannon Busters: The Animated Series Pilot
Director Tomonori Sudo Draws Stunning Digi-jacket Illustration for Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel Ⅲ Blu-ray
Metroid and Pokémon Composer Demo Recordings To Be Released In New Collection
VIZ Media Announces Complete Demon Slayer Manga Box and More

Random Merch news:

Anime figures damaged in earthquake? Tokyo manufacturer offers to repair them for free
McDonald’s Japan Happy Meal Sets See Tanjiro and The Gang Donning Uniforms
Get Biologically Busy with Cells at Work! Apparel from Premium Bandai
Lupin 50th Anniversary Plates
Classic Studio Ghibil Film Soundtracks Are Getting Remastered on Vinyl
Undress an ukiyo-e woman out of her kimono with this Japanese magic towel hack
Gorilla with a randoseru backpack and elementary school student cap is Japan’s newest WTF gacha
   Big Ass King Kong

Misc news:

Brown-haired girl sues Japanese school for telling her to dye hair black, court makes decision