Via SORA News: Romi Hoshino, known as online as Zakay Romi and founder of Japan’s most notorious manga-sharing website, was arrested at Ninoy Aquino International Airport as he attempted to board a connecting flight to Hong Kong. Hoshino is believed to have been the man behind Manga Mura which regularly uploaded manga scans without obtaining…
Japanese have been fighting against piracy for years, starting in 2010 when they announced a very public war against scanlation circles.
Megaupload is a popular file-sharing service among manga and anime fans.
Toys are one thing, but merch can’t possible be pirated — right? Unfortunately, the answer is “wrong”.