Viz Media threatened Mangastream with legal action giving them no choice but to stop releasing illegally scanlated versions of popular Jump manga. So why are the fans outraged? Follow the link the out.
These companies do remember who helped make these mangas popular in North America... right?
As strange as it is to say, the industry was founded on these pirates bringing content people wanted that the big companies like Viz wouldnt.
the pirates help other countries that dont get manga to be able to enjoy it like everyone else but viz want to control the worlds source of manga!!
mangastream was the greatest translator for jump manga... eff you viz *edit* link's broken... did viz threaten capsulecomputers as well? haha
its dissapointing to read this.
Yeah I don't know what Viz's deal.
there deal is that they are assholes
I learned in grade school history class that the answer is always "France" or "money". (this time it's "money")
why are they doing this ?
Viz are trying to steal freedom to read manga from other countries just like americans always try to do!!!
Calm down trender.
This is old news. I mean there are other sites. They even got a podcast of viz and mangastream translator talking for like a hour about this.
There will always be someone who scans faster than Viz's crappy system where it takes three weeks to get a scan out.
People are going to keep reading scanlations until Viz can get their game together and have them out in less than an hour. Not 2 weeks.
If the Japanese business model wasnt so fucked up we could probably get it the same week as the Japanese but its their pride. Shueisha is the company who tells Viz how quick to release it.
They are the same company man.
What is the point doing this? What are they trying to prove?
Just so you know its not Viz fault about translating 2 weeks its the Japanese that want it that way. Yall should really listen to the podcast. It's basically about their pride thats why we dont get stuff the same time as them. Look at the Dragonball movie the reason it was showed to Japanese 1st because they said we created it so we should see it first.
They are both as bad as eachother. Shueisha owns Viz so there is no real excuse. Viz is essentially Shueisha of America. What podcast are you on about? Link it. Also fact of the matter is this, Viz and Shueisha are fucking over so many other countries with their actions cause they are so god damn out of touch with their fans
oh i didnt know Shueisha owns Viz but here is the link http://onepiecepodcast.com/... Either way i blame the japanese more so than Viz since the Viz representative said it in the podcast. Then again there both probably lying.
too bad, but it won't stop me from getting my weekly fix.
exactly they can try but they will never stop it. they are only hurting themselves by not providing an equivalent service
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