Newly arrived Kickstarter title “Victory Belles” has quickly come under fire due to its obvious lift of the highly similar ship-girl browser game Kantai Collection, an event that has many bewildered as to how the developers thought they could get away with it unnoticed – especially with KanColle’s absurd popularity and the rather blatant effort…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 27, 2016 16:23

    I love how Sankaku is desperately trying to shit all over this project. Like "how dare they defile the sanctity of KanColle?!?" It's exactly because Japan and the game developer are a bunch of assholes that... More

  • YotaruVegeta commented on April 26, 2016 21:00

    All the games you've listed look totally different from one another, with different plots. This could easily be mistaken for Kantai Collection. If Strike Witches came out after Kantai Collection, I wouldn't call it a... More



Fabled No Game no Life artist Yuu Kamiya is the latest high profile figure to face some fairly convincing accusations of tracing the work of random illustrators plucked from the bowels of the Internet – which has sadly enough been proven to be a rather commonplace act despite the risks.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 22, 2016 07:40

    ... when did you ever hear about an anime studio "accidentally" having stolen Pixiv art in the anime? This only ever happened on NGNL, the story came out 6 months before the Kamiya Yuu Pixiv... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 22, 2016 07:35

    Yeah, but nobody has managed to demonstrate even a single example from other artists of how two pictures "coincidentally" look like they were traced. Yet for Kamiya Yuu, there are a whole pile of them.... More

Outrage at OreImo Rip-Off Kickstarter



International OreImo fans have been outraged by the gall of the latest Kickstarting beggar to appear, after he was caught shamelessly ripping off artwork in the most blatant manner possible from everything from Ore no Imouto to Senran Kagura…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 4, 2013 23:26

    Because a lot of westerns don't know how to produce anime properly. NONE of the true anime-designed books are translated. I have to order mine overseas. The anime has actual porportions where the face and mouth... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 4, 2013 23:24

    I hate fuckers like this. It's not your artwork, you render it to some PG-13 fuckafied shit and it's not YOUR work. Stop stealing from the japanese with your blatant rip-off shitty blood-fest americanized shit stories... More

AKB48’s Minami Takahashi’s “Blatant Plagiarism” Exposed



The latest scandal to be released by AKB48 sees Minami Takahashi uncovered passing off “blatantly plagiarised” art as her own copyrighted logo designs.

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  • Light Yagami commented on July 21, 2013 04:56

    AKB48 are on the way to their Nadir. It was good until it lasted.... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 20, 2013 11:31

    They would have bought the stock photos since theyd probably be a wopping $5 each. Then they could literally do whatever the fuck they want to them as they own the rights to use them... More


Chinese children look to have been getting an early education in their nation’s uniquely advanced understanding of copyright – media have been feting a schoolboy novelist, but it did not take long before someone noticed where he had filched his cover art from…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 13, 2014 12:44

    LOLOLOL... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 10, 2012 10:21

    Flying for about 1-2 meters,then it cant be used anymore. Its "made in china" anyway,so that's to be expected.... More

Otaku Rage at NMB48 “Ripping Off K-ON!”



K-ON! fans are fuming at AKB48 sister group NMB48’s apparent cribbing of their beloved anime’s very logo, alleging plagiarism of the most egregious sort.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 27, 2012 00:07

    every smart people now that, but retarded fans of "moe(brain disease)" are always like that don't mind them... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 26, 2012 00:58

    Given that it's so obvious, it's probably an homage. They even called it "Ge-NIN!" These Otaku need to lighten the fuck up.... More


Nintendo’s CEO has been saying the PS4 and Xbox 720 are no competition for the Wii U – because consumers won’t be able to tell the difference anyway.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 25, 2016 12:18

    Oh yeah, and look how well THAT turned out, Nintendo!... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 3, 2015 23:56

    PS funboy is HENTAI and KOREAN... More



Sou Miyata, the artist recently busted for tracing no less than three pictures in his official Total Eclipse pin-up, has been sacked – and delving into his past works reveals this was far from his first brush with plagiarism, and not the first time he was caught at it either.

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  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:49

    i can't believe no one has said this yet... TRACE ON!!!!!... More

  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:46

    bewtween the number of different viewpoints (infinite), character designs (infinite), and poses (nearly infinite), limiting yourself in anyone of these categories will ensure a short career as a mangaka/ illustrator/ animator.... More


The release of the PS Vista, incorporating the latest in made in China technology and China’s unique approach to honouring intellectual property, has actually been greeted with a surprising amount of enthusiasm.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 18, 2012 01:26

    if it same with a GLASS face like iDevices do and Vita should have, I'd already say it is a better product. Fucking Sony, the last thing I need is another portable that scratches every... More

  • Satonaka commented on June 16, 2012 11:32

    Yeah I type on the vita on sankaku from time to time as well XD By remote playing I mean like I was hoping to do single player Uncharted (yeah I know I cant do MP,... More



The summer 2012 anime season is off to a less promising start than might be hoped – one of the most anticipated upcoming series, “Muv-Luv Total Eclipse,” is already facing tracing accusations after it emerged some of its sexy pinup art looks to have been blatantly plagiarised from not one but two different sources in the same picture…

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  • Anonymous commented on June 14, 2012 23:13

    "if you do that in movies with motion sequences it's called a homage" In a movie, you wouldn't be simply copying and pasting the source material, then tweaking it a little. Homages can be done... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 12, 2012 15:26

    "Good artists copy. Great artists steal."... More

China’s Pirated Village Opens



China’s billion dollar “pirated” copy of the Austrian village of Hallstatt has finally opened, much to the annoyance of the inhabitants of the original, who still complain the Chinese copied their village in secret and never bothered to ask for permission.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 13, 2012 15:27

    This is being reported as if we're supposed to be surprised... Really, is anybody on this planet shocked?... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 13, 2012 09:16

    This shits made in china. It's not going to last.... More

Fury at China’s “Fake Miku”


Hatsune Miku fans are outraged at China’s latest “original” creation, a Chinese virtual idol whose looks and live performance bear an excruciating similarity to those of Miku herself.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 25, 2013 15:38

    It looks like some chinese internet-providing company named "Tencent" had this fine example of "originality".... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 25, 2013 15:29

    It says "I'm sorry"...?... More

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