Why the Anime/Manga Industry Breeds Piracy in America

Pirates aren’t cool guys

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  The Anime industry is dying. If you’ve been a fan of the industry for any time at all I am sure you’ve heard that proclamation thrown around a time or two. If you ask me todays anime is great. The quality is better than ever on so many different levels. In my opinion it’s not the Anime or Manga quality that’s the problem. For me it boils down to one thing: The fans of the Anime industry. From the Elitist bullies who push would be fans away right down to the internet pirates seemingly in search of the One Piece on the Anime Line. Continue reading “Why the Anime/Manga Industry Breeds Piracy in America”

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Hunter x Hunter 2011 gets licensed

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“Viz Media announced at its industry panel at New York Comic Con on Friday that it has licensed the 2011 Hunter × Hunter anime. The company plans to release the series on Blu-ray and DVD, and will dub the series into English.”

Hunter x Hunter has long been one of my favorites, and given its popularity I have been baffled as to why it wasn’t licensed in USA. I’m Really happy that it’s Viz who got it too! I can’t wait till the english dub cast is revealed!

Source: Anime News Network