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Japan Has a Mascot For Everything – Even Piracy

Everybody knows how large Japan’s entertainment industry is. From blockbuster video games to manga one-shots, you can find a wide range of genres and interests to enjoy in Japanese entertainment. Unfortunately, many of these products are prime targets for theft and piracy. Manga piracy is the most prominent, with entire chapters from popular magazines like…

Doraemon’s World–wide Popularity and Copyright Issues

The popularity of Doraemon has indeed spread globally and not even political clashes between Japan and China could stop people from access the story of this cute robotic cat that came from the future, to be exact September 03, 2112. And although piracy is a crime, it somehow became an instrument for deprived Asian neighbors…