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A five-point catch-up on anime and manga news, packed with plenty of #stayhome ideas for the weekend:

‘Yasuke’ | OFFICIAL TRAILER | NETFLIX
‘Yasuke’ | OFFICIAL TRAILER | NETFLIX
  • “Attack on Titan,” the manga saga depicting a battle against giant man-eating creatures, wrapped up this month. The series has racked up total circulation in print and e-books of 100 million copies across 180 countries and regions over its 12-year run.
  • While gender-fluid characters abound in manga and anime, mainstream Japanese media is behind the curve, writes Matthew Hernon. Rihito Itagaki, star of the new TV series “Colorful Love: My Androgynous Boyfriend,” could be about to change all that.
  • Konan Station in Aichi Prefecture has been renamed Meitantei Konan (Detective Conan) to celebrate the release of the latest animated film about the popular pint-size investigator. Fans, don’t all rush there at once — the name stays until the end of June.

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