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Mayor of Nagoya in hot water for biting local athlete’s gold medal
   ∟Japanese mayor who bit softball athlete’s gold medal to forfeit three months’ pay
    ∟Japanese mayor who bit athlete’s gold medal tests positive for coronavirus
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga Resigns Just After a Year Amid Tumbling Popularity
Voice Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi Retires as Lupin III’s Jigen After 52 Years

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Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

Shinichiro Watanabe Says He Can Only ‘Pray and Hope’ For Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop
  ∟Live Action Netflix Cowboy Bebop Faye Actress Deletes Video Bashing the Fans
  ∟Cowboy Bebop Creator Shinichirō Watanabe Unsure If Netflix Will Listen To His Feedback On Live-Action Adaptation: “I Have No Choice But To Pray And Hope That It Will Turn Out Good”
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Cowboy Bebop: A Syndicate Story: Red Planet Requiem
Cowboy Bebop Show’s John Cho Professionally Responds to Criticism of His Age
Netflix Live-Action One Piece Begins Shooting

Streaming news:

The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light Anime Film Dated for Netflix
Funimation To Exclusively Premiere The Heike Story Anime From Science SARU Before Japan
Funimation To Stream Zeta Gundam and Origin OVAs, Adds Gundam NT Film, Wing
Animation Studio GONZO and Funimation Team Up To Remaster Mid-2000s Anime And Upload To YouTube
Baki Hanma Anime Arc Shaping up to Be Brutal & Ruthless
Record of Ragnarok Goes Pint-Sized with Bonus Mini Anime

Theater Release news:

Japan Box Office: My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission Reaches 2.4 Billion Yen, Taking No.1 Spot for The First Time
Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway Trilogy Anime Announces Its 2nd Chapter’s Tentative Title

Series news:

Lupin the Third PART 6 TV Anime Unveils Stylish Key Visual for Its October 9 Premiere
Saiyuki Reload -ZEROIN- TV Anime Confirms Its January 2022 Premiere
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Anime Sets Sail for Part 2 in New Promo
Moriarty the Patriot Announces Two-Episode Anime OVA with Original Story
Kyoto Confectionery Manga ‘Deaimon’ Reveals TV Anime Adaptation 2022 Broadcast
New Demon Slayer Season 1 TV Anime Visuals Released for Compilation Specials
Demon Slayer Season 2 won’t be toning down its red-light-district setting, TV exec says
Indonesian Anime Censorship Indescribably Brutal
Gundam’s creator says he can only work in anime studios for three more years due to spinal issue
Horror Manga Master Kazuo Umezu to Return with First New Work in 26 Years
Fire Force Mangaka Allegedly Venting About Feminist Whining in New Chapters
  ∟Fans Champion Fire Force Chapter 280 for Defending Sex Appeal and Fan-Service
Rumor Suggests Gameboy & Gameboy Color Emulator Coming to Switch Online
Activision Caught Plagiarizing Anime Art in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero Ad Allegedly Censors Momo’s Breasts
Twitter Argues Over Rather Common Female Hairstyle in Video Games

Release news:

Udon Entertainment Announces Steins;Gate Manga Omnibus Editions
GKIDS Details Future Boy Conan: THE COMPLETE SERIES Release
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Random Merch news:

Cursed Pokémon figures
Figma creates realistic action figure of the inner human anatomy that’s fully posable
And now, a giant sleep-next-to-your-anime-girlfriend panel for giant otaku
Real-world Gundam rations now on sale in Japan
Make Your Own Sukuna Fingers With This JUJUTSU KAISEN Molding
   ∟The cursed Tweet

Misc news:

China announces new three-hour-a-week video game limit for kids
China Now Purging Effeminate Men From Chinese Culture
China’s “Little Kyoto” shut down by government after complaints of Japanese culture “invasion”
Panty thief steals over 700 pieces of underwear from coin laundry before finally caught
Japan Court Sentences Head of Yakuza Crime Syndicate to Death
Sumo wrestler loses 104 matches in a row, retires as holder of longest professional slump

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