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    Saturday January 22, 2022
  • Ruby Kurosawa VA Ai Furihata Deemed 'Likely' COVID-19 Close Contact, Cancels Concert Appearance

    Furihata is currently feeling perfectly fine

    The agency for Ai Furihata, best known as the voice of Aqours' Ruby Kurosawa from Love Live! Sunshine!!, announced late last night that the voice actor/singer is "likely" a COVID-19 close contact. Because of those Furihata and the agency have decided for her to go into voluntary quarantine. More after the jump.

  • Friday January 21, 2022
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Manga Creator Yasuo Ohtagaki Tests Positive for COVID-19

    "It's bad when a hikikomori manga artist gets infected"

    Yasuo Ohtagaki, the manga creator behind Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Moonlight Mile, and the writer for the upcoming Make My Day Netflix Original anime film, announced on his Twitter account today that he had tested positive for COVID-19 after having a fever on Saturday and going to get tested. More details after the jump.

  • Thursday January 20, 2022
  • Caesar, Tsunashi VA Takuya Sato Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Sato came down with symptoms on January 19

    The agency of voice actor Takuya Sato, best known as the voice behind JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Caesar Anthonio Zeppeli and TRIGGER's Ryunosuke Tsunashi in the IDOLiSH7 franchise, announced today that the voice actor has tested positive for COVID-19. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 19, 2022
  • Sapporo Snow Festival Goes Online Only for 2nd Year in a Row Due to COVID-19

    The festival was set for a February return... until cases rose again

    After things started heating up in the preparation for this year's Sapporo Snow Festival, things have been forced to cool down as COVID-19 cases rise across Japan from the omicron variant. The committee for the festival confirmed last night that for the second year in a row, the Sapporo Snow Festival will be online only. Details after the jump.

  • 13 Japanese Prefectures Go Into Quasi-State of Emergency to Curb Record COVID-19 Omicron Surge

    Tokyo, Aichi, and surrounding prefectures to start on January 21

    Just like many places around the world, Japan is currently in its own outbreak of the omicron variant of COVID-19. To curb the already record-breaking spread of the newest strain of the coronavirus, the government announced today that 13 more prefectures, including the Greater Tokyo Area, will be going into a quasi-State of Emergency starting January 21. Details after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 18, 2022
  • Tanjiro VA Natsuki Hanae Tests Negative for COVID-19 After Being Deemed a Close Contact

    Hanae returned to work on January 18

    After a weekend of uncertainty, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba's Tanjiro voice actor Natsuki Hanae and his agency, Across Entertainment confirmed that the voice actor had tested negative for COVID-19. More after the jump!

  • Saturday January 15, 2022
  • Comiket Confirms No COVID-19 Spread Through the Event

    The previous 2 cases were found to have been infected after the event

    Comiket last night revealed the findings of the investigation that event took, along with health authorities, after it was found that two staffers had come down with COVID-19 after the event, finding that the pair didn’t catch the virus at the event. More details after the jump!

  • Friday January 14, 2022
  • Tanjiro VA Natsuki Hanae Self-Quarantining After Being COVID-19 Close Contact

    Hanae had to cancel his appearance at two anime events thing weekend

    The voice actor behind Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba's Tanjiro, Natsuki Hanae, revealed on Friday night that he is currently self-quarantining at his personal recording studio away from his family after being classified as a close contact with a staff member at his agency who has tested positive for COVID-19. More details after the jump.

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