Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
– OCA Podcast Patreon
– Anime Collector Patreon

COVID-19 cases plummeting in Japan, doctors puzzled why
You want fries with that? Too bad – KFC Japan running out of potatoes, suspending French fry sales

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:

– Let’s Dub the Dirty Pair TV Series!

Convention news:

Live-Action Anime news:

The often untold story of cleaning up dead kaiju finally coming to theaters next year
Batman Ninja the Show Reveals Heroes and Villains Ready for Action
Gamespot Implies Lord of the Rings Is Racist; Gets Thrown Into Mount Doom
   ∟Amazon’s New Lord Of The Rings Series To Include Bisexual Transgender Elf In Wheelchair

Streaming news:

Netflix Streams Cowboy Bebop Anime, Hires Original Seiyuu for Live-Action Dub
Crunchyroll Reveals New FreakAngels Trailer Ahead of 2022 Premiere
High Guardian Spice Soars to Crunchyroll with New Trailer and Premiere Date
   ∟The Bitter Crunchyroll Hides More “Negative” High Guardian Spice Comments
Lydia “SquidGame” Temporarily Banned From Instagram Due to Squid Game
Disney+ Reveals Tatami Galaxy Sequel, New Black Rock Shooter, Summer Time Rendering Anime for Streaming in 2022
Disney and Aniplex to Produce Twisted Wonderland Anime for Disney+

Theater Release news:

French Documentary Satoshi Kon, The Illusionist Japan Premiere to be Held at New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2021
BELLE Heads to Theaters in the United States on January 14, 2022
Howl’s Moving Castle Returns to U.S. Theaters October of 2021

Series news:

Toei Animation Teams Up With Korean Production House CJ ENM for Collaborative Works
Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi Boasting Breast Envy
The Prince of Tennis II Gets 1st New TV Anime in 10 Years
GRIDMAN Teases Next Anime Project, More Info to Come in Winter
More War Looms as Kingdom Season 4 is Announced for Spring 2022
Cosplay-themed TV Anime My Dress-Up Darling Reveals Its 1st Key Visual, Main Staff
Heroes Resist the Romantic Comedy in Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to TV Anime Trailer
World’s End Harem Anime’s Episode 2 and Later Delayed to January
Japan’s Watchdog BPO Deems Kimetsu no Yaiba Acceptable for TV
Toyo Keizai: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s 2020 Economic Impact Was 1 Trillion Yen
Catwoman: Hunted’s Anime Aesthetic Making Catwoman Absolutely Ferocious
Sunrise to Move Entire Company Into One Building, Names It ‘White Base’
German Fans Are Disappointed That Tokyopop’s New Light Novels Are Translated From English, Not Japanese
Fire Force Manga Blazes Into Its Final Phase
Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Kazuki Takahashi Working on Marvel Manga
Kaiju No. 8 Mural Rises Over Paris
GameCenter CX Adds PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Gameboy Advance Games to Retro Game Line Up
Riot to Disable League of Legends All-Chat to “Combat Toxic Behavior”
PETA Demands Ubisoft Remove Cockfighting From Far Cry 6
Light Novel Illustrator Mel Kishida Discusses Reducing Fan Service
Bandai Namco Launches Independent Games Label GYAAR Studio
Dbrand reveals new PS5 Darkplates days after pulling the originals
Microsoft & Sony Connected to Forced Labor in China
Japanese Game Store Nojima Denki Fighting Console Scalpers

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Licenses KAKEGURUI XX For Future Home Video Release
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Random Merch news:

We attempt to solve the Millennium Puzzle from Yu-Gi-Oh! ourselves, gain new respect for Yugi
   ∟Millennium Puzzle Yu-Gi-Oh! Ultimagear Model Kit
   ∟Ultimagear Millennium Puzzle Gold Sarcophagus Yu-Gi-Oh! Replica
Father Lovingly Constructs the Box of Kimetsu no Yaiba’s Nezuko for His Daughter
Check Out Char-Inspired Cookware for Hungry Gundam Fans
Hilariously low-quality Attack on Titan Levi figures lead fans to start petition for replacements
Tokyo Revengers “Swastika” Merchandise Accrues Much Attention
Tezuka Productions to Auction Astro Boy Mosaic NFT

Misc news:

Nurse “Hypnotized & Forced to Fart Without Her Consent” Loses Lawsuit
Unemployed Man Steals Woman’s Pantsu in the Middle of the Street

AC’s Funhouse

U.S. college student learns the hard way to get your Japanese kanji tattoo checked by an expert

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