On tonight’s program, the hosts pay tribute to Robert Gibson, writer for Captain Harlock and manga translator Anastasia Moreno, who worked Strawberry Panic!, and other mangas. A brand new Gundam series, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans is announced, and we ask how is San Diego Comic-Con International dealing with Hall H, the dark side of Japanese Idols, and British rapper Jme seeks a rare Pokémon card… Then on the Open Forum Topic, we ask you, what’s the longest you’ve waited on a line at a con, and did anything happen? And wrapping up in Strange News From Japan, a woman dates, drugs, and robs men, a man cuts off hair from a 12 year old, and a students arrested for thumbtack ear piercing?!
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