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Kyoto Animation Begin Discussions With the Victims’ Family Members on How to Push Forward With Memorial

Ufotable Founder and Studio Convicted of Tax Evasion, Founder Gets 20 Month Prison Term With 3 Year Suspended Sentence

Toei on a DMCA rampage
   ∟Justin Sevakis’ take
   ∟The anime studio mafia got to Mark

Cowboy Bebop Writer & Wolf’s Rain Creator Keiko Nobumoto Passes Away

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

Keizo Murase’s kaiju movie “Brush of the God” Final Campaign
Oban Star-Racers Anime to Launch Kickstarter BD Version in February

Convention news:

Anime Expo Announces Registration Info and Health Protocols for 2022

Live-Action Anime news:

Netflix Cancels Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Three Weeks After Release
   ∟Netflix Cowboy Bebop Cast Address Cancellation & Attack “Toxic Fans”
   ∟Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Script Coordinator Claims Audiences Are “Missing Out” On Cancelled Season 2, Previously Revealed Show Was Inspired By Radical Left-Wing YouTuber
10 Live-Action Movies Based On Anime That Are Actually Great
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Kicks Off a Sky Chase in Latest Poster
   ∟Tyson Hesse’s poster
   ∟Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Film Drops an Electrifying Fast-Paced Trailer
   ∟Colleen O’Shaughnessey to Return as Voice of Tails in Sonic 2 Movie
A Guide to 17 Anti-Vaccination Celebrities
   Spike Spencer chastised for wrong-think
Live-Action Mega Man Movie Coming to Netflix
Live-Action Halo Trailer Promises Plenty of Spartan Action
Live-action One Piece actors featured in most recent One Piece manga issue

Streaming news:

Child of Kamiari Month Anime Film Hits Netflix on February 8, 2022
Netflix Posts Teaser For WIT Studio Original Anime Film Bubble
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Becomes the Most-Watched Show on Netflix Japan as Stone Ocean Debuts

Theater Release news:

The Deer King Anime Feature Film Rescheduled For February 2022 in Japan
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Anime Film Expands to 418 Theaters, Adds IMAX Screenings
   ∟JUJUTSU KAISEN 0’s Exclusive Theatrical Booklet to Get Mammoth 5 Million Copy Print Run
The 25th Detective Conan Film “The Bride of Halloween” Releases Suspenseful Teaser Trailer
1st Sword Art Online Progressive Anime Film Makes Over US$1 Million in NA Opening Weekend
GKIDS Films Announces BELLE English Dub Cast And Releases New Trailer
Macross: Do You Remember Love? coming to US theaters?

Series news:

Gundam Hathaway Producer Comments on Its 2nd Part’s Production & Release Status
Golf is Glorious in BIRDIE WING -Golf Girls’ Story- Anime’s Debut Promo
   ∟Cute Girls Play Golf in the Original BIRDIE WING –Golf Girls’ Story-
The Devil is a Part-Timer! Season 2 TV Anime Serves Up Some Family Fun in July 2022
The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting TV Anime Announces 2022 Premiere & Two Main VAs
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform TV Anime Announces Its Premiere Date of January 8, 2022
Hero Lives High on the Hog in “Heat the pig liver” TV Anime
Free!–the Final Stroke– Anime Film Teases Its Last Swim in New Teaser Trailer and Visual for 2nd Part
Golden Kamuy TV Anime Continues Its Journey Into Season 4 With Studio Change
Dropkick on My Devil! Season 3 Warms Us Up With Summer 2022 Broadcast
Japan media watchdog BPO rewatches and reevaluates Demon Slayer following new complaints
Tokyo museum apologizes for calling Demon Slayer’s brothel district setting a “glamorous world”
Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga Reaches Over 10 Million Copies Printed and Sold
Haruhi Suzumiya × PUBG Collaboration Event Begins in Japan
Unofficial Mother 4 Fan Game Promising Plenty of Quirkiness
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Coming to PC Through Only Epic Games Store
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth Switch Version Delayed
   ∟PS5 versus Switch covers
PSN Senior Vice President Fired After Allegedly Trying to Hook Up With Minor
IGN Editor Initially Refused Covering PSN Allegations “Never Heard of Him”
Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker’s “Quality” Grapes Roughly Ridiculed
Player Banned From Forza Horizon 5 for 8,000 Years Due to Kim Jong-Un Decal
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax suplexes onto Steam
Persona 25th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set
Nintendo Once Again Stress Their Devotion to “Diversity”
Activision-Blizzard Allegedly Thieved Breast Milk From Nursing Female Employees

Release news:

My Hero Academia World Heroes’ Mission Japanese Blu-ray to Come With No.XXX Hawks: SOOTHE OVA
Ascendent Animation Licenses, Produces English Dub for Both Seasons of Fire in His Fingertips Anime Shorts
Interspecies Reviewers delayed
Media Blasters to release Ladies Vs Butlers specials
Lupin rerelease details
Sentai e-mail
– Right Stuf
Why Netflix dubs rarely make it to disc

Random Merch news:

Matoi Ryuuko bunnygirl figure
New DualSense wireless controller colors arrive next month, followed by new PS5 console covers
   ∟Japanese custom PC shop builds the ultimate Hatsune Miku PC
Believe in the nap of the cards with the crazy Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Disk Nap Pillow
   ∟It’s Time to N-N-Nap With This New Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Disk Pillow
Anime Figure Repainter Producing Absurdly Detailed Works of Art

Misc news:

Sperm Serving as Environmentally Friendly China Quality Substitute for Plastic
   ∟Eco-friendly plastic is made of oil and salmon sperm
National Assembly Fails to Pass Land Expropriation Bill Amendment
Man Took Stealth Photography in Women’s Bath 11 Times by Dressing as Woman

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