Mangaka Criticizes Manga Publishers For Attacking Pirate Sites

Physical manga sales fell 12% in Japan last year, with publishers pointing fingers at an increase in piracy. However, mangaka Takashi Yoshida feels the blame game is causing more harm as publishers ignore why fans pirate. Yoshida spoke to Huffington Post Japan and said, “I think they shouldn’t crush pirated versions, but as businesses, they should compete […]