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  • Japan’s Manga Piracy Crackdown Continues

    Japan’s Manga Piracy Crackdown Continues

    In 2019, there was a global manhunt for the manager of manga piracy site Manga-Mura. The manager, a Japanese citizen named Romi Hoshino, was arrested in Manila on copyright violation charges. In June 2021, he was found guilty, sentenced, and fined. If you thought that was the end of Japan’s piracy crackdown, you were wrong.