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OCA Podcast – 200: Podcast Technique Passed Down the OCA Line for 200 Episodes

Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon
– Support us Further

AsArt Podcast

– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   The Duncan Wentz account has been deleted
   ∟There will allegedly be another episode of the In Touch Podcast
   Anime Matsuri Creates A New Dubbing Studio With Vic Mignogna
      ∟Anime Matsuri Special Presentation Stream
      🔴 #AnimeGate and the Divide in Fandoms ; Dragonball, YouTubers, Voice Actors and Con Circuits
         KickVic already coming out to play
            MarzGurl makes the classic evil villain mistake of revealing how to undo the curse
               Monica is quick to strike back at the VAs who opposed her clique
                  ∟Vic Mignogna is blocked
                  ∟Jacob Takanashi is blocked
                  ∟Morgan Berry is blocked
                  ∟Krystal LaPorte is blocked
                  ∟Ashley Nichols is blocked
                  ∟Jeff Johnson is not on Twitter
                  ∟Linda Young is blocked
                  ∟Cynthia Cranz is blocked
                  ∟Tiffany Vollmer is blocked
                  ∟Haileigh Todd is blocked
                  ∟Bryan Massey is blocked
                  ∟Karen Sharpe is not on Twitter
                  ∟Nola Klop is blocked
            Leave it to Morgan Berry to jump ship at the first sign of opposition
               Too late Morgan, they hate you
         ∟Vic is still on good terms with Linda Young and Kent Williams
      ∟Nippon Animation
         Physical releases coming?

Shinzo Abe’s Assassination

Japan’s Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot: “I Was Discontent With Him”
   What Cardiopulmonary Arrest means in Japan
   All five major Japanese newspapers ran the same headline
   ∟Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot and Killed During a Speech in Nara City
      ∟Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe confirmed dead, doctors reveal details of his treatment
   Chinese sending death wishes to Abe
      Dance Club in China celebrating Abe’s death
         Another Dance Club in China featured a picture of Abe with “a good day” on each side of his head
      Buy one get one free!
      They’re even selling figures of Abe’s killer
   ∟Company known for Pokémon cards and toys under fire for tweet about visiting Yasukuni Shrine
      Yasukuni Shrine
         Controversies surrounding Yasukuni Shrine
            Chinreisha
   ∟Outrage Cultists Get Boku no Hero Academia Censored Over Name
      Unit 731
         Abe training jet photo sparks outrage in South Korean media
      Nobusuke Kishi
         Abe leads charge for Japan to boost defense spending to 2% of GDP
   ∟Shinzo Abe Assassination Exposes Political Ties Behind the “Unification Church”
      Built on Nobusuke Kishi’s land
         Assassin’s mother donated nearly $1M
            His uncle got most of it back only for her to lose it again
      Sun Myung Moon
         Rev. Sun Myung Moon presides over Unification Church’s mass wedding of 40,000 people
            ∟Unification Church Mass Wedding: From Strangers to ‘I Do’
         The Washington Times
            Connection to Jean Marie Le Pen
               Connection to GOP
                  Trump spoke at a 9/11 ‘Moonies’ conference organized by the widow of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, praising the controversial Unification Church
      Moon Kook-jin
         ∟🇰🇷 South Korea: In the kingdom of reverend Moon | 101 East
         Unification Church opens car plant in North Korea
            Locked and Loaded for the Lord
   ∟Metal Gear Solid And Death Stranding Creator Hideo Koijma Falsely Identified As Shinzo Abe Assassin By Greek Media, French Politician
      Translation in Japanese
      Kojima Threatens Legal Action Over False Identification As Shooting Suspect
   Fact Check: Netizens falsely share US comedian’s photo as ex-Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s suspected assassin

Pickups

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Kazuki Takahashi Found Deceased At Age 60 Floating Off Japan Coast
   ∟Yu-Gi-Oh! creator’s dead body found floating in ocean off coast of Okinawa
      ∟Autopsy results, cause of death released for Yu-Gi-Oh! manga creator Kazuki Takahashi

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

WIT STUDIO to the WORLD!!

Convention news:

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Prologue to Debut at Comic-Con
Anime North Guest List
   Sold out of Friday-only and Saturday-only admission
   Registration Desk will be capping the badge pick up line at 8PM
      Will people have to go home?
         If you are in the line now, you will get your badge
      3 hours in line for nothing
         Everyone agrees
   Fully aware of the problems with the reg line
      Staff on the ground contradicting official social media posts
   We are sorry and apologize for a situation that should never have happened
      They have identified the bottlenecks
         Unclaimed Friday admissions good all weekend
   We have had to cap all admission sales
   Hentai of Horrors panel cancelled
      Doll Community Feud cancelled
      Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern cancelled
      Lex Winter cancelled

Live-Action Anime news:

Netflix Taps Stranger Things Creators To Helm Live-Action Death Note Series
Netflix Cowboy Bebop Series Earns Emmy Nomination
Netflix Resident Evil More Humiliating Than Expected
   ∟Japanese Fans Criticize Netflix’s Resident Evil “More Like Politically-Correct Hazard”
Nintendo Set to Acquire Visual Content Company Dynamo Pictures
Shuhei Uesugi Joins Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Cast as Kazuma Kuwabara

Streaming news:

TIGER & BUNNY 2 Sets Global Premiere Date for Second Part
Shuumatsu no Valkyrie Season 2 Will Have More Humans & Gods Clashing
Netflix Bastard!! Anime English Dub Showing Discrepancies
Second Batch of BASTARD!! Episodes Set to Debut This September

Theater Release news:

Goodbye, Don Glees! Anime Film Hits U.S. Theaters in September
Toei Considers Legal Action Against Illegally Recorded Uploads of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Footage
   Dragon Ball Super returning 2023?

Series news:

Anime:
Trigun Stampede Giving Vash Strange New Design
   ∟Trigun Stampede Receives First Trailer, Reveals New Look For Vash The Stampede
      What’s the point of Trigun without Johnny Yong Bosch?
         On second thought…
      Trigun Ep. 1 | The $$60,000,000,000.00 Man
Solo Leveling Anime Officially Announced, Coming 2023 From Aniplex and Crunchyroll
   The Solo Leveling Anime Might Not Follow The Original Manhwa Series
Muscles and Magic Manga Mashle Gets TV Anime in 2023
Slam Dunk Anime Film Shows Off 3DCG Style in Teaser Trailer
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Has All the Memorable Characters
   The Bleach Tranny?
Studio Trigger Announces Return Of Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt
   No excuse except continuity
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Eager to Explore the New World Once More
Mob Psycho 100 III Reveals Epic New Key Art, Opening Theme Song
Tomo-chan Is a Girl! to Receive Anime Adaptation in January 2023
   Lexi Nieto
Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai Narrator English Dub “Worse Than An Abridged Series”
Fate/Grand Carnival English Dub Keeps Osakabehime’s Inaccurate Dialogue
Manga:
“I couldn’t…wipe my own butt” – Hunter x Hunter manga creator discusses medical issues
   ∟Yoshihiro Togashi Addresses His Health Problems in Art Exhibition Message
      ∟Sailor Moon creator is hot
Ecchi is disappearing from the Weekly Shonen Jump
Games:
Love Hina creator Ken Akamatsu wins election for Japanese government spot
   ∟New politician Ken Akamatsu creates task force to preserve classic games in a playable state
Bandai Namco Confirms Rumor of Servers Being Hacked
IdolMaster: Million Live Theater Days Making the Idols Slightly Sexier
Overwatch 2 Alters Immeasurably Offensive Design
Overwatch 2’s D.Va Boasts a Buffed Posterior
Bandai gave legendary Elden Ring player ‘Let Me Solo Her’ a real sword
   ∟The Story of “Let Me Solo Her” Explained – Elden Ring
Minecraft Java Update Introduces Player Chat Reporting, Grants Microsoft Ability To Ban Players From Private Servers
   ∟BULLY HUNTERS – Full Stream – 04/12/2018
Nintendo Fan Buys $40k in Stock to Ask About F-Zero
Lollipop Chainsaw Remake Confirmed for 2023
   ∟Lollipop Chainsaw Remake Announced, Promises “A More Realistic Approach to Graphics,” Fans Fear Censorship
      ∟Lollipop Chainsaw remake dev addresses censorship, says they will negotiate with platform holders
Study Finds “Video Games With Sexualized Content” Do Not Cause Misogynistic Attitudes Or Body Image Issues
   ∟Sexy Sax Man Careless Whisper Prank feat. Sergio Flores (directors cut)

Release news:

Seven Seas BTFOs localizers
Denpa Licenses panpanya’s FISH SOCIETY Manga
Nozomi Entertainment Announces Licensing of Several Macross Anime Series
Anime Limited announces upcoming release of Macross Plus on Blu-ray in North America, UK and Europe
AnimEigo Bringing Out ‘Macross II’ Anime Blu-ray Release
   Next Kickstarter isn’t Macross II
      Delayed
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

StealthWeeb.com
OCAPodcast.com/store
Shield Hero Child Form Raphtalia Figure Indescribably Cute
Nier: Automata A2 Figure Scantily Clad & Ready to Fight
Commercial Replica of Fullmetal Alchemist’s Alphonse’s Helmet Weighs 11kg

Misc news:

Facebook Labeling 2D Lolita Content “Child Sex Abuse Material”
Gifu man arrested for entering other person’s home and hanging women’s underwear to dry
Tokyo man arrested for putting brother’s skull out for recycling collection
Adult video mosaic destroyer’s trial ends with guilty verdict in Kyoto district court
No sexual partner? WHO to classify you as disabled now, say reports
‘Summer Penis’ Is Real: Doctors Agree That Heat May Make Men’s Penises Appear Larger
China Man’s Urinary Problem Has Doctors Discovering Shocking Cause

Watch Club:

OCA Podcast – 196: I’m Waiting So Long

Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon
– Support us Further
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   ∟Johnny Depp WINS Defamation Lawsuit Against Amber Heard, Jury Finds Aquaman Actress Acted “With Actual Malice”
      The legal system failed her
      Where was he named in the article he sued over
      This trial was bad for survivors
      #MeToo died by literally shitting the bed
         If the bitch does a shit you can’t acquit
      The Amber Heard-Johnny Depp trial was the female Holocaust
      Amber Turd NFTs

Pickups

Persona character designer draws a tribute for Billy Kametz

Caitlin Glass seemingly promoted this Tweet for some reason

Japanese town recovers 43 million yen in COVID money mistakenly sent to one man who gambled it away

Miyazaki City mistakenly sends over 2M yen in meat to 140 people, instructs them to eat it anyway

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Pilot Film Project of Sci-Fi Ninja Movie – NINJA VERSE
Anime [Crossroad × Chronicle] produce クロスロード×クロニクル制作 8

Live-Action Anime news:

Variety: New Speed Racer Live-Action TV Show in Development for Apple
McKinley Belcher III started filming
   Netflix Live-Action One Piece cast list
      ∟New cast members
      ∟Lindsay Reardon has been cast as Major Boodle
      ∟Amber Hossack has been cast as Moodie (Fullbody’s girlfriend)
Horizon Netflix Show, God of War Amazon Series, Gran Turismo Show Coming
   ∟Gran Turismo Live-Action Feature Film In Planning Stages

Streaming news:

Star Wars Visions Animated Anthology Continues In 2023
Sentai Filmworks Announces Exclusive Summer 2022 Simulcasts
BASTARD‼ -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Anime Unleashes Main Visual

Theater Release news:

GKIDS Sets Masaaki Yuasa’s INU-OH Anime Film for August 12 in U.S. Theaters

Series news:

Anime:
Clifford Chapin still covering for Aaron Dismuke in Kaguya-sama: Love is War
   Aaron Dismuke throat condition update
Steven Jay Blum virtue signals during Pride Month
CloverWorks, WIT Studio, Shueisha and Aniplex Form JOEN Creative Company
KONOSUBA Anime Rejoices with Season 3 Confirmation, New Visual Reveal
   ∟KonoSuba’s Explosion Enthusiast Megumin Debuting in New Spinoff Anime
Me & Roboco TV Anime Adaptation Officially Announced
High School Girls Rock Out in Mixed-media Project Girls’ Fist!!!! New MV “Sayonara My Loneliness”
Date A Live Season 4 China Airing Exhibiting Questionable Quality
Reba Buhr celebrates getting a raise from Funimation/Crunchyroll
Funimation/Crunchyroll casts half as many actors outside Texas
   Crunchyroll’s Move Back to In-Person Dub Recording Sparks Union Discussion
      Sean Chiplock is dissatisfied with LA voice acting work
      Kaiji Von Tang laments the loss of wide range outside casting
      Kara Edwards defends her corporate overlords
   ∟How Anime Dubs Were Made During COVID
Manga:
Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory Manga Ends in Next Chapter
Hunter × Hunter fan brings the series back by shear force of will
   ∟Manga fan has been throwing 1,000 karate punches a day waiting for Hunter x Hunter restart
Games:
Azur Lane’s Indomitable Dominated in China With Censorship
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl To Remove Unintentional Reference To My Life As A Teenage Robot Adult Parody Animation
   ∟Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Removes Line “Quoting” Erotic Zone Parody
Activision Blizzard And King Develop New Tool To Measure Character Diversity In Video Games
   ∟Activision Blizzard Clarifies Recently Revealed Diversity Tool “Is Not Being Used In Active Game Development” Following Backlash
Researcher says her avatar was raped in the metaverse – it points to bigger safety issue in virtual space

Release news:

J-Novel Club Announces 10 Light Novel, Manga Titles at Anime Boston
Discotek Announces Planet With, Virtua Fighter and More Upcoming Releases
   The whole Twitter thread
      Why work on the Lupin III vs. Detective Conan TV Special blu-ray took so long
Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis CG Anime Film Hits Blu-ray on July 5
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

StealthWeeb.com
OCAPodcast.com/store
This tatami mat platform with built-in vibration speakers promises the ultimate sound experience
Golgo 13 Takes Aim at Hunger in Hard-Boiled Weiner Yakisoba Web CM
Hin from Howl’s Moving Castle now comes as amazingly detailed life-sized figure
Bo-chan Tissue Box Plush from Crayon Shin-chan Keeps Runny Noses at Bay
Japanese startup to use NFTs to simplify the music copyright system
Make womb for breakfast! ‘UTERUS-shaped’ cereal aims to normalise conversations about periods at the breakfast table
   Stigma around periods is prompting boys to mock girls, claiming they can ‘smell the blood’, reveal experts as they call for both sexes to be taught about the subject

Misc news:

Security guard arrested in Shizuoka for abandoning 13 liters of urine at pachinko parlor
NHK can now pester you through your mail thanks to new service from Japan Post
Japanese man spends $15,700 on dog costume to fulfill lifelong dream of transforming into an animal
   Man spends over $15K to play Rough Collie dress-up, disprove existence of a loving god
China Man Arrested for Gifting Small Mirror Containing Hidden Camera
Japanese political parties agree on outline of bill to protect porn victims
   ∟Japanese Redditors’ opinions on the matter
Mandarake CEO Prosecuted for Selling Illegal Uncensored Adult Magazines
CDP Proposes to Ban Real Sex From AV “Because You Don’t Actually Kill in TV Murders”
Japan to approve abortion pill – but partner’s consent will be required

Watch Club:

OCA Podcast – 137: This is the end for you, Tuxedo Man-Slut!

Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon
StealthWeeb.com
– 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:

Anime:
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
Manga:
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
Games:
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

OCA Podcast – 43: The Philosophy of Living Free

Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
Can you spot the “hidden anime robot” in this century-old French religious painting?
– Podcast Year in Review (After Pickups)

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Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Blader
OKAMOTO KITCHEN Anime
Project-H Store Reopens With Kodomo no Jikan Manga

Convention news:

Monster, 20th Century Boys Creator Naoki Urasawa Will Attend Talk Event in Los Angeles
Artist collapses at Comiket and dies

Live-Action Anime news:

Live-Action Death Note Used Real Train Accident Footage Without Permission
Awesome live-action One Piece video shows Luffy and gang could still look cool in real life
   ∟One Piece Goes Live-Action for Indeed Ad Campaign
Gridman Actor’s Restaurant Bombarded With Prank Calls
MelonBooks Bans All Gridman Doujinshi
   ∟Comiket 95 Doujinshi Already Being Resold Online
Ashita no Joe Meets Macbeth in Upcoming NYC Stage Play

Streaming news:

Crunchyroll Streams The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II Anime
Crunchyroll to Stream Konosuba Anime Dubbed in English, Spanish, Portuguese
   Konosuba Anime’s English Dub Cast Revealed
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, Seven Deadly Sins Films Stream on Netflix
Netflix to Debut 2nd Half of Baki Anime Outside of Japan on March 19
Virtual YouTuber Concert Canceled 20 Minutes Before Debut
Indie Zombie Flick One Cut of the Dead Gets Bootlegged to Amazon Prime
Was Anne of Green Gables Dubbed Into English?

Theater Release news:

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Film is 1st Anime to Screen in IMAX in U.S.
Fathom Events to Screen Gundam NT Anime in U.S. Theaters With English Dub
Japan Box Office: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Earns Massive 3.3 Billion Yen in 24 Days
My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Tops 2018 Anime Film Box Office Ranking
Sonic Movie Roasted At Golden Globes
Dragon Ball Super: Broly – January 16
Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission – January 30
A Silent Voice – January 2019
Modest Heroes – January 2019
Sonic the Hedgehog – November 8 (2019)

Series news:

Anime:
Nekopara Visual Novel Gets TV Anime
Miru Tights Web Anime Announced for Next Summer
Final Fantasy XV’s Ardyn Anime Set for February and Teased in Promo
Shinji VA Megumi Ogata Says Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 is in Progress
New Made in Abyss: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei Anime Film Revealed with Teaser Visual
#RedrawReigen is BACK, and the World is Just a Little Brighter for It
Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Returns in Smartphone Spinoff
Full Metal Panic! Author’s Cop Craft Novel Gets TV Anime in 2019
Cat’s Eye trio shows up in new City Hunter
Into the Spider-Verse Producer Promises Tokusatsu Version in Potential Sequel
Manga:
Maid Dragon Manga To Get Lucoa Spin-Off
Detective Conan Manga Takes 4-Week Hiatus
New Gag Manga Dives into the World of Fortnite
High School Romance Gets Artsy in Adolescence Renaissance! David-kun
Games:
Japan Outlaws Console Modding, Game Save Editors
Pokémon GO Pulled in Almost $800 Million in 2018 Alone
Panty Party Soon Arriving Onto Nintendo Switch
Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda Wants Aggressive Expansion

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Licenses BanG Dream! 2nd Season Anime
KyoAni’s Liz and the Blue Bird Anime Film Hits Blu-ray on March 5
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Real-world Final Fantasy wedding ceremony/reception plan to be offered in Japan
SSSS.GRIDMAN Girls Stay Cute in Limited-Edition Goods
You Can Sport an SSSS.Gridman Backpack of Your Very Own
New Textbook Series Makes Hatsune Miku Your Study Buddy
Initial D Creator’s MF Ghost Inspires Limited Edition Hachiroku
Kanan Joins Love Live! Sunshine!! Blu-ray Jacket Ver. Figure Collection
Take Your Darling to the New Urusei Yatsura Café
Make Your Cat Hate You Forever with Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball Pet Costumes
One Piece announces Tony Tony Chopper bridal rings, DIY jewelry service
See One Piece’s Chopper as Imagined by Tokyo 2020 Olympics Mascot Designer
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Rimuru Cushions Give You a Peaceful Easy Feeling
Japan’s masturbatory aid chocolates help you tell him “We’re just friends” this Valentine’s Day

Misc news:

2018 In Memoriam
UK Will Soon Require ID For Porn Site Access
Chinese Schools Equipping Uniforms With Tracking Devices
Company known for Pokémon cards and toys under fire for tweet about visiting Yasukuni Shrine
The Horrifying Moment When VTuber Kizuna Ai Drowned
Pokémon asks viewers how many friends and lovers they have captured
Pokémon anime TV episode will not air in U.S., blackface concerns assumed to be reason why
Anime News Network “Supporting Cult” With Paid Movie Ad
Tokyo Hotel Offers Readers a Quiet Escape with 5,000 Manga Volumes
Gridman Anime Comparisons Quite Uncanny
13-Year-Old Kills Parents Over Net Cafe Cash

OCA Podcast – 34: OhTaKuSo Market

Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
Premier Fan tickets available yet?
Apparently, Chi Chi is slang for breasts in Japanese…
According to a reliable source, Sound Euphonium does not have a dub!
Shawne Kleckner wants to do another Kickstarter?

– Legend of the Galactic Heroes
   ∟Exhibit A: The Physical Product
– No shirkwrap to protect the case during transit
– Serial numbers seemingly not shipped sequentially
– Coins and plaque floating around loose in the box
– Quality of materials seems to be less than normal premium editions
   Exhibit B: The Actual Disc Contents
– 1080i upscale of DVD release masters
– Uses reanimated scenes instead of originals used in Laserdisc and VHS releases
– Subtitle track is missing important on-screen text
– Movies are also upscales instead of HD transfers

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Be A Part Of The Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Anime Launch!
ISLAND Kickstarter Aims to Fund Physical Copies of Game and Anime

Convention news:

Kenichi Sonoda to Attend Anime Central for Bean Bandit Episode 0 Premiere

Live-Action Anime news:

Live-Action Gintama 2 Show’s 1st Episode Gets 4 Million Views in 1st Week

Streaming news:

Funimation Offers Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Anime for Digital Purchase
Forest of Piano, Last Hope Anime to Premiere on Netflix in September
Netflix Premieres The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments Anime in October
VRV now has 90s Nick Toons
CR Originals and the HTML5 Player
   Digi Bro’s video on Crunchyroll
   AT&T’s Ellation Launches Studios in Burbank and Tokyo to Produce Crunchyroll Originals

Theater Release news:

Liz and the Blue Bird – November 9
The Laws of the Universe: Part 1 – October 12
Penguin Highway
Laughing Under the Clouds
‘Night is Short, Walk on Girl’ Earns $350,000 at Box Office (Fireworks earned $522,600)
Sword Art Online: Alicization – September 15
Haikyu!! The Movie: Battle of Concepts – September 19, 22, 23
Mirai – November 30

Series news:

Anime:
Animation Studio drop Prepares to File for Bankruptcy
   ∟drop ANN listing
Chibi Maruko-chan Manga Author Momoko Sakura Passes Away at 53
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. New Anime will be Its Final Chapter
Psycho-Pass Movies Coming?
Ashly Burch leaves Steins;Gate 0 Simuldub
Black Clover Anime to Continue Beyond Episode 51
   Black Clover Season One Home Video Release Schedule
Goku Voice Actress Masako Nozawa Reveals Catchphrase in Dragon Ball Anime Started as Ad Lib
   ∟Dragon Ball: Yo! The Return of Son Goku and Friends!! (ONA)
Auditions Now Open for Fist of the North Star VTuber
HANEBADO! and Baki Face off in Twitter Collaboration
Manga:
ICv2 Interview: Ed Chavez on DENPA
Shōjo Manga Predicted 2018’s Japanese High School Baseball Championship 34 Years Ago
Hunter x Hunter Manga Returns From 5-Month Hiatus on September 22
Hiroki Yagami’s Basketball Manga DEAR BOYS to Return with “ACT 4” in October
Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series (July-August)
Games:
Adult Game Developer Mink Shuts Down
Streets of Rage 4 is in the Works and It Already Looks Awesome
Samurai and Demons Clash Again When Onimusha: Warlords Returns

Release news:

No more slipcovers from Funimation?
Invincible Super Man Zanbot 3 Gets Japanese Bluray Release
BLEND-S Blu-ray
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

New Lupin III Digital Art Book Brings Line Art to Life
Go Nagai Presents the New Commemorative Devilman Car
Tiger Lab Vinyl’s Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Release Up for Pre-Order
GeGeGe no Kitaro Launches New Clothing Brand for Older Fans
New Zegapain T-Shirt Design Carries a Hidden Message
Fight Evil by Moonlight with Sailor Moon Jammies and Duvet
Flaunt Old-School Gainax Style with Honneamise and Gunbuster Gear
Vespa Brings Legendary FLCL Scooter to Life for Exhibition
New Fate/GO Frankenstein Figure Is Ready for the Beach
Original Mechanic Designer Supervises BANDAI SPIRITS’ METAL BUILD Evangelion Unit-01
Horror Bishoujo Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth Pinhead Figure

Misc news:

Conan O’Brien Heads to Japan to Claim His Detective Conan Royalties
Swiss officials confiscate otaku’s 66-pound doujin haul
Could Patreon Be “Better For The Industry” Than Crunchyroll?
Russian State Media Accuses Anime of Promoting Child Suicide

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