OTDT Roundabout 18 May 2015

We’re not horsing around. It’s all the otaku news from last week that you probably missed out on.

-People on Twitter, have you no shame? Bullying a precious Cinnamoroll, too pure for this world? Maybe we need to sick this Japanese mom on them.

-World of Warcraft apparently does not welcome its new bot overlords, and suspended 100,000 bot-using accounts to prove it.

-One of the more obscure idol groups is threatening to end itself if it doesn’t chart. In the meantime, buy CD’s so you can go to the hot springs with them.

-If anyone is able to love and tolerate Hideo Kojima after everything that’s been done to him recently, it’s certainly the folks at My Little Pony.

-Tutorial: How to fold solar panels into a bird.

-Finally, this awesome lecture from a very famous sound director, i.e. the person in charge of literally all of the audio.

And here’s where we sound off on the week in OTDT.

  • xxxHolic review for the low, low price of free.
  • If you’re in Japan long-term, remember Sakurai Grutto.
  • There’s also this neat map app.
  • Working in the anime industry was never all that great.
  • La fin de Japan Expo USA
  • And when NSFW isn’t really NSFW (except it really is)

That’s all from last week. Enjoy this week.

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