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Damage Caused by Japanese Film, Anime, Manga Piracy Amounts to $2.5 Billion in 2014

According to the latest report from CODA (The Content Overseas Distribution Association) posted on their official website on March 31, the damage caused by piracy of Japanese films, anime, broadcasting programs, music, and manga outside of Japan in 2014 was estimated at 288.8 billion yen (about 2.5 billion US dollars), which was more than double of the sales through legitimate distribution routes of the year, 123.4 billion yen (1.1 billion US dollars).

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Alixithymia1551d ago

Damn, imagine what the industry could do if they got all this money. Sad.