Japanese Government's "Manga-Anime Guardians" Has Deleted 700,000 Illegal Files in 5 Months

The first cross-industry anti-piracy measures for manga and anime

The Content Overseas Distribution Association (CODA) today published a press release about their booth and exhibits for the Manga-Anime Guardians Project at the upcoming Anime Japan 2015 event. The project was launched by CODA and Japanese government's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on July 28, 2014, as the first cross-industry anti-piracy measures for manga and anime.


The release reports a part of the result of the project's anti-piracy operation since last August.



 Five months from August 1, 2014

Delete target sites:

 Manga: online reading sites, strage sites, torrent sites

 Anime: UGC sites (video sharing sites, video posting sites), strage sites, reach sites, torrent sites


 Manga: deleted 447,096 files from 577 titles, achieved 60% delete rate

 Anime: deleted 264,601 files from 90 titles, acheived 89 % delete rate



More specific data will be reported in their talk session at 10:50 am on March 22, having SKE48/Nogizaka46

member Rena Matsui as a special guset. Also, visitors who take a photo in front of the big panel of the 

collaboration illustration at their booth will receive an original clear file of the same art.



Collaboration illustration image


Source: press release


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