Anime Comics Manga

Japanese Manga Publishers Are Teaming Up To Convince Readers To Stop Pirating Manga

The manga industry wants your help

Several Japanese manga publishers are making a major push to stop the illegal online upload and distribution of manga.

Brought together by the Shuppan Koho Group, major manga publishers in Japan are pushing ahead with a campaign asking readers to stop the illegal distribution of manga by using iconic characters.

Let’s stop watching illegal pirated sites! It is announcement of “STOP! Pirate” campaign where publishing companies participate.  Protecting creators leads to the driving force to create new works.  Thank you for your cooperation.
Weekly Shonen Jump

Over the past year, recent reports have noted that damage to the manga industry has been heavy. The research noted by the Japan Times place the cost of the damage by pirated manga at around 50 billion yen ( roughly $450 million USD).

 

0 comments on “Japanese Manga Publishers Are Teaming Up To Convince Readers To Stop Pirating Manga

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: