In a sudden and unexpected about face, visual novel publisher Minori has gone from blocking non-Japanese users from its site with accusations of piracy and patronising suggestions they come to Japan if they want to play them, to asking they buy them in a joint venture with MangaGamer.
Even more surprisingly, the translations will be provided by the same fan translation group Minori was previously at pains to stop…
- Anonymous commented on May 6, 2012 17:53
pffft thats so cheap maybe we should block their IPs too. ye lets block all jp IPs on youtube, facebook, games etc give them a taste of their own remedy. then grab popcorn n watch... More
- Neferius commented on December 21, 2010 07:38
Makes sense to ME... The way I see it, Piracy can be used to either promote or boycott. What the fansubers were doing initially was to promote Minori's products by making them available to a non-Japanese market. True,... More