My Hero Academia fandom attacks manga creator over villain’s name and WWII birthdays

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Even though My Hero Academia is considered one of the most popular series in the anime and manga community, the fandom can make the community a dangerous place. In case you missed what has happened last week, Bounding Into Comics has been writing some disturbing news in regards to the manga author and the fandom. (Minor spoilers ahead!)

Reported last week, My Hero Academia released chapter 259 and revealed a scientist named Maruta Shiga. This character is a scientist that created the Nomu monsters, the All for One quirk and experimenting on Tomura Shigaraki. This character’s name has sparked an outrage from the My Hero Academia fandom due. According to Bounding Into Comics, fans believe that Maruta is a reference to a World War II war crime in which a Japanese military unit would test biological experiments on political prisoners, prisoners of war and other human victims. This experiment group was called Unit 731 facility and they would treat humans as less. In results, they were sometimes called Maruta since they were treated as falling down trees with no human value.

Fans from China and Korea believed Kohei Horikoshi made a reference to a horrific WWII war crime and the fans has expressed great anger to the point of asking the creator apologize. Horikoshi responded to the hate and anger and wrote an apology and he and the team told fans that they will change the villain’s name.

However, despite Horikoshi trying to amend his actions, the fans are still showing anger towards him. The fans believe his apology wasn’t enough and they are willing to throw away their entire collection of My Hero Academia manga. To add more hate to the flames, fans have also started to hate the My Hero Academia characters because of the birthdays. Some of these characters share the same birthday as Germany Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler and Imperial Japanese officer Kenji Doihara. The fans are beyond furious.

What do you guys think about this news?

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My Hero Academia issues apology for villain name

My Hero Academia fans destroy manga collection

Fandom continues to show backlash and make references to WWII birth dates

Funimation will stream Aniplex anime Blue Exorcist and Durarara!!

Great news, anime fans! If you have Funimation and you are enjoying Aniplex titles like Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Black Butler, you might want these titles in the watch list. Joining Funimation on Feb 11th, we have the anime series Durarara!! and Blue Exorcist. Both these anime will include English Dub and Sub.

Blue Exorcist:

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Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but having possessed all material substances, the demons are now intruding on the material world.

But among the human race, there are those who can exorcise such demons – the Exorcists.

Durarara!!:

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Ikebukuro, Tokyo takes center stage in this story where various young people have gathered with different expectations. A high school student, an underground doctor, a stalker, a “headless” rider, and others will both cause and get caught up in trouble.

This is a story with a tangle of super-extraordinary characters; one where no one can predict what will happen next!

Don’t forget, Funimation has other Aniplex anime such as the following:

  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Black Butler (Seasons 1+2 with OVA)
  • Angel Beats
  • ALDNOAH.ZERO 
  • Valvrave the Liberator
  • Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  • Magi:: The Kingdom of Magic
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Silver Spoon
  • Granblue Fantasy: The Animation season 1

Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family

Dragon Ball FighterZ season pass 3 announced

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Howdy Dragon Balls! I hope you haven’t stopped playing the fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ because the company Bandai Namco and Arc System Works are giving us more fun in this game. Announced today, Bandai Namco announced that Dragon Ball FighterZ will be receiving a third season pass.

Based on the trailer, the third season pass will include five DLC characters. The first two characters announced for this DLC is Ultra Instinct Goku and Kefla. Kefla will be the first DLC character to come out and she will be available for download on February 28th. Ultra Instinct Goku will be released in Spring 2020.

Fairy Tail video game delayed to June

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I got some good news and bad news for Fairy Tail fans, so I am going to tell you the bad news first. According to a tweet by Koei Tecmo, the upcoming RPG video game Fairy Tail will be delayed.

According to the game producer, Keisuke Kikuchi states that the reason why this game is delayed because he and the rest of the team wants to polish the game and give fans the highest quality of gaming such as enhancing the game’s engine and fight system. Originally, the game was going to be released on March of this year. Now, depending where you live, Fairy Tail will be released for Europe and Japan on June 25th and North America will get this game on June 26th for PS4 and Switch. Are you planning to get this game?

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Crunchyroll

Friday Funny 251: Girl’s Night Out!

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Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome everyone for another fun filled weekend without having to worry about Super Bowl. This is Matthew and I am here to kick start the weekend with some memes for the weekend. As you can tell from this title, get ready for the movie release of DCEU Birds of Prey! This movie is going to be the first rated-R DCEU featuring everyone’s favorite clown girl Harley Quinn. Teaming up with her we have Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya and the antagonists is Black Mask and his right hand man VIctor Zsasz. Will this movie succeed or will be the first to flop? If this movie isn’t your interest, next Friday is the movie release of Sonic the Hedgehog. Hopefully your weekend isn’t crazy like these girls and villains. In other news, the world of anime and manga just keeps getting crazier everyday. From Funimation’s secretly removing a lewd anime to My Hero Academia author getting hate for using a villain’s name, the fans are rioting online. In the bright side of news, Funimation did announce that they will be premiering the anime movie of the spin-off film of Violet Evergarden along with the second My Hero Academia movie. Also, if you watched the Super Bowl this past weekend, we got a teaser of the upcoming MCU TV shows featuring WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Both these two will be available Disney Plus this year in the late summer and fall, but Loki will begin in 2021. Also joining Marvel, we have the second season of The Mandalorian. If you live outside of the US, Disney Plus will be launching in other sides of the country in March so don’t worry about missing out.

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With all this said, let’s go have some fun!

Enjoy some videos! Girls just wanna have fun!

Anyone remembered 2016’s Suicide Squad?

Have fun this weekend! Don’t get into trouble!

Final Fantasy VII Remake PS4 exclusive date pushed back to April 2021

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In a old article I wrote, I mentioned that Square Enix had updated the cover of Final Fantasy VII Remake and featured a sticker saying that the game will be exclusive for PS4 until March 3rd, 2021. However, since the game is getting pushed back by April 10th, the new date for this exclusive game got pushed back as well. Final Fantasy VII Remake will be a PS4 exclusive until April 10th, 2021. So far, there is no news on what other platforms will this game will be in. If there’s any more news, I will share it with you.

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Crunchyroll

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Kingdom Hearts All-in-One game announcement!

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Greetings gamers! If you are someone or you know someone who is interested in playing Kingdom Hearts or wants to relieve the gaming experience again, Square Enix got something for you. It was announced yesterday that Square Enix will be releasing a Kingdom Hearts All-in-One Package game for PS4 owners in North America. The game will be in a physical bundle for PS4 and it will include Kingdom Hearts – The Story So Far – and Kingdom Hearts III. Kingdom Hearts – The Story So Far – has Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 and HD 2.8 which is is a total of 9 games. Whether if you are a new fan wanting to get into the fun or someone who doesn’t mind playing the game again, this game will be released on March 27th, 2020.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision release dates!

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Anyone watched the Super Bowl 54 this Sunday? Marvel released a teaser commercial revealing the upcoming exclusive Marvel shows The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision and Loki.

In the few seconds we got from this trailer, we got to see the returning actors from the MCU films. In The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, we see Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky (Sebastian Stan) working together after the events of Endgame. Sharon Carter (Emily VanCamp) shows up for the adventure and the villain from Civil War Zemo (Daniel Brühl) makes a reprise.

In WandaVision, we see Wanda, also known as Scarlet Witch, trying to live a simple life with her lover, Vision. Based on the premise of the show, these two heroes will try to live their lives in a suburban neighborhood based on sitcoms shows.

Last but not least, we have Loki. Loki won’t be released until 2021, but the actor Tom Hiddleston will be back as the god of mischief.

According to the Marvel site, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and WandaVision will be released this year in the fall. However, according to Variety, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will start in August while WandaVision will be at December.

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The Mandalorian season 2 release date! Possible spin-offs?

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Great news Star Wars fans! If you have Disney Plus and you been caught up with the TV series The Mandalorian, get ready for more Star Wars fun! It has been announced today Disney chief Bob Igor that The Mandalorian will be returning for a season 2 in October. This series will be released around the same time as the Marvel TV series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision. According to Bob Igor, he also hinted that he would to do some spin-offs projects focusing on characters from The Mandalorian. He also made a comment that he would to expand the contents beyond to other streaming sites like Hulu by 2021.

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