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The latest anime and manga news for the week ending 4 May 2012.
The news of the week: anime films aren't doing so well, various anime and manga have been licensed, and the Otaking himself has provided his thoughts on pirating anime.
Hanasaku Iroha Helps Hot Spring's Visitors Italian Lupin III Board Game Partially Translated for U.S. Release 4Kids Plans To Sell Most of Yu-Gi-Oh! to Saban-Based Firm New Oreimo Novel Volume Tops Sales Charts James Cameron on Battle Angel Sentai Filmworks Licenses Dusk maiden of Amnesia Anime Children Who Chase Lost Voices Showing in New York City Thanks to www.animenewsnetwork.com for the news.
America and Britain together again (on the Arrietty Blu-Ray, at least); a new Lupin III TV series...centered on Fujiko, with a female director and chief writer; Crunchyroll donates Bleach and Naruto profits to Japanese tsunami relief; Aya Hirano's return to music; an asteroid named after a manga-ka; One Piece's Chopper used to explain human rights to high schoolers; and much more.
Brent looks at the recent anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam 00.