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Omonomono Newsletter, May 9 Update

It’s been a busy but also quiet month. Spring hasn’t quite arrived where I live although it’s clearly Spring. It feels at odds.

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Omonomono Newsletter, 2022-05-09

The con circuit is about to kick into gear big time this month. COVID news in Japan is trending in a good direction, even if case counts aren’t always trending in a good direction in some places. It’s just more adjustment after adjustments.

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Omonomono Newsletter, April 12 Update

Spring has come. The clock of the Cinderella Does Not Stop. Time waits for no one.

Wait, wrong director.

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Omonomono Newsletter, 2022-04-12

Director Shinkai has released the teaser for his new film, scheduled for November this year. Maybe this is ticketed for SLA and ANYC? I don’t want to watch any movie inside Javitz. Pompo has made me resolute when it comes to the cinematic format, and frankly I can wait. BTW Pompo is in theaters later this month here. Oh, there’s even more Shinkai news.

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Omonomono Newsletter, March 23 Update

As Major League Baseball is now slated to resume normalcy, will my sleep schedule do as well? With the world economy taking potshots from Vladimir Putin’s war, the weakening yen and the still-going concerns about COVID variants take on a different sheen as we head into Spring. Will we have too much or too little hopium? Well, that doesn’t really stop anything.

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Omonomono Newsletter, 2022-03-23

The end of the anime season this time coincided with the end of FUNi as a simulcast anime source for North America and some other English-speaking geographic regions. The merger with Crunchyroll has started in earnest and as a subscriber of both the transition, I feel it is not entirely smooth. I’m not a FUNi annual subscriber so I don’t have that FUNi issue, but not every show has gotten moved over. Hakozume, Realist, Slow Loop, Pupil of the Wise Man and Tensai Ouji are shows I’ve been watch and those are staying until the end, and others have raised the concern about home video updating the broadcast version, which is more of an ongoing concern. What was most amusing to me is how FUNi actually uploaded a few videos to explain the CR apps to its users. On the home video side, this is a bit more murky.

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Omonomono Newsletter, February 28 Update

The Newsletter experiment stumbles into the second year. I guess I will continue because regurgitating these links into a single post is still worth it for myself. BTW, it’s only dated Feb. 28 because I couldn’t finish writing by midnight–you have the MLB lockout deadline to thank for that.

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Omonomono Newsletter, 2022-02-28

February came and went. It’s low-key a power month. The cycles are driven not by what’s new, but by what counts. Russia invades Ukraines–someone said something about war in Russia in the Winter or something somewhere, and now sneezed. But, there are other things like Kizuna AI moving on.

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Omonomono Newsletter, February 6 Update

Long time no newsletter. I think I have 2 months worth of links in this one.

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Omonomono Newsletter, 2022-02-06

I’ve been dreading writing these and the logical timing to dump these just hasn’t came around for various reasons. I think either a process improvement or dropping this all together are the only options left. Well, I’ll save my excuses for later. For now, links.

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