Topics of discussion

Opening discussions:

– Answer #OCAPodcast questions
OCA Podcast Patreon
Anime Collector Patreon
– Vic Mignogna Court Case
   Vic’s replacement in RWBY is the boyfriend of one of the VAs
   Allegedly Funimation cleaned house and fired their entire art department

– KyoAni Studio 1 Arson Sources
   ∟Anime News Network
      ∟Kyoto Animation Cancels 1 of 2 Planned Fan Events in November
      ∟Kyoto Animation Cancels KyoAni and Do Fan Days 2019 Anime Event

Instead of the KyoAni and Do Fan Days event on November 3-4, KyoAni will instead create a place inside the city of Kyoto during that weekend where fans can go to "say their farewells to creators to whom they felt a strong connection through their works."

Sony Pictures TV, Aniplex Consolidate Funimation, Wakanim, Madman Into Joint Venture
   ∟Sony Merges Funimation & Aniplex
Visual Effects Studio Picture Element Files for Bankruptcy

Kickstarter/Crowd Funding news:


Live-Action Anime news:

19-Year-Old Minami Hamabe to Star in The Promised Neverland Live-Action Film

Streaming news:

Funimation Adds Gravitation, Sweet Blue Flowers, Junjō Romantica, Yakitate!! Japan
Vinland Saga Creator: Episode 11’s TV Version is Cut, Full Version is on Amazon Prime
Gen Urobuchi-Written Anime OBSOLETE to be Streamed on YouTube in December 2019
HIDIVE, MyAnimeList Announce Strategic Partnership

Theater Release news:

Promare Anime Film Ranks at #3 in U.S. on Thursday
Crunchyroll, Fathom Events Screen KONOSUBA Anime Film on November 12

Series news:

Psycho-Pass 3 Anime Launches on October 24, Episodes Will Be an Hour Long
Danmachi Season 3 Already Announced
Fate/GO Babylonia Arc Confirmed for Two-Cour Run
Fairy Tail Celebrates Its Final Episode with Special Twitter Countdown Illustrations
Demon Slayer Blazes onto the Big Screen in Newly Announced Anime Film
Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time Nabs a TV Anime Adaptation
Love Lab Manga Ending
France Orders Valve to Let Users Resell Steam Games
Write Letters and Uncover the Truth in Root Letter: Last Answer
Mario Kart Tour Secures 20 Million Downloads in 24 Hours
Atelier Ryza’s Lila Decyrus Unsurprisingly Hated Over Her Proportions
AI: The Somnium Files LGBT Scene Both Praised & Criticized
Final Fantasy VII Remake Box Art Revealed

Release news:

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Ahiru no Sora Basketball Anime
First TV Anime’s Character Designer Draws Dirty Pair Complete Blu-ray Box Art
TC Entertainment Reveals First ‘Vicke the Little Viking’ Anime DVD Release Artwork
– Right Stuf

Random Merch news:

Sega Mega Drive six-button controller taiyaki lets you bite into mouthful of nostalgia
Chicken and Tuna Wage War in Quirky Food Collaboration
Fate’s Einzbern Castle Available for Lodging & Cosplay Shoots
AKB48, Japan’s biggest idol singer group, apologizes for selling “Date Tickets”

Misc news:

Rugby World Cup 2019: Team Canada jumps off bus in yukata…dressed like the dead
Cringe-worthy thief calling self “Lupin” arrested in “the Flower of O-Edo”
Naomi Osaka called “too tanned” in Japanese comedy routine
Japan’s most-wanted manga pirate forcibly repatriated, arrested in Japanese airspace
   ∟Alleged Mangamura Piracy Site Administrator Being Extradited Back to Japan
Japan Responds to UN Guidelines Concerning Lolicon

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