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Tokyo Summer Olympics Confirmed But At What Cost? Foreign Spectators Banned!

The COVID-19 pandemic has struck deep into the heart of mankind, and it is well reflected through the Olympics of this year. As overseas spectators are barred from the arena, waves of disappointment have covered the face of every sports enthusiast. Olympics is not just a competition where[…]

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Tokyo’s State of Emergency Lifts in March; Is there Hope for Tokyo Summer Olympics?

Although Japan was one of the first countries to bring COVID under control, it had seen a surge in cases in late 2020 – early 2021. It was called ‘the second COVID-19 wave’, and Tokyo and its surrounding areas were brought under a state of emergency. However, citizens can finally let out a[…]

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Anime Expo Turns Virtual After Cancelling the Event for 2021

Otakus had already lost hope of attending a fan convention or even a cosplay event in 2020. But, it seems like 2021 is no different in that regard. Many of us were devastated after the cancellation of Anime Expo in 2020 and immediately opted for ticket roll over in hopes of attending the 2021 […]

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COVID-19 Forces Anime Central Convention 2021 Cancellation Till 2022

Anime fans are disheartened once again as yet another convention is canceled. With Anime Central Convention as the next target, any hope of attending anime conventions this year is getting drowned. In these dark times when people need to support each other, the pandemic is driving everyone apart.

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Anime Boston 2021 Convention: Cancelled to the Utter Dismay of Fans

The Boston 2021 Anime Convention is something that a lot of otakus were looking forward to. With the ongoing pandemic, there have been no recent chances for anime fans to gather. However, this chance is flickering as well. If we were to make a list of all the conventions and events that have[…]

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Final Evangelion Film Gets Delayed Due To COVID-19

To all the shut-in NEETs who were finally planning to leave the house; NO! Not to get hit by Truck-kun, but to rather enjoy the last installment of Evangelion in theatres. Curb your anxiety, as it seems that the fourth and final Evangelion movie can (not) get released just yet, as […]

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Japan Strengthens COVID-19 Emergency Measures to Battle New Infections!

We know how the Wonder Festival Winter 2021 got canceled due to new COVID19 limitations imposed by the central government. Now, Japan has further strengthened the emergency measures to battle the Covid-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency for seven more […]

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Anime BanG Dream News

COVID-19 Targets BanG Dream! Voice Actress, Kanon Shizaki, And More

As the worst wave of COVID-19 yet hits Japan, the country is seeing many more affected citizens than ever. Kanon Shizaki, the voice actress for Rinko Shirokane from the BanG Dream! franchise is the latest victim of the virus. The anime industry has already suffered more than enough due to the[…]

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Konjiki No Wordmaster’s Illustrator Falls Prey To COVID-19

COVID-19 has heavily damaged the manga and anime industry already. Even after the strict handling of the pandemic in Japan, a manga illustrator has come down with the virus. Japan is currently going through its most severe wave of the pandemic, and another emergency has been declared. After[…]

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Utau Soccer Panda Mifanda Announced Delay Due to COVID-19

Music Interact Football for All or MIFA organizes events featuring music and football. The company claims that both music and football are great communicating tools and bring people together. MIFA had announced in May that an anime featuring the company’s mascot ‘Mifanda’ would air in July 2020. It was also stated that Mifanda would feature […]

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HBO’s Next Production Deals with Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine

In an exclusive report by the Deadline, it has been learnt that broadcast network HBO’s next venture will focus on the race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.  The WarnerMedia outlet has optioned rights to journalist Brendan Borrell’s forthcoming book The First Shot. The book is about the companies involved in the research, the science of […]

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New Higurashi 2020 Anime to Release in October after COVID Delay

Higurashi When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni), better known as When They Cry, is a Japanese murder mystery and soft visual novel series produced by 07th Expansion. This visual novel franchise inspired many animes with the 26 episode season one by Studio Deen in 2006 and 24 episode season two, titled Higurashi no […]