Thursday, July 08, 2004

Bandai vs. the pirates: Well, it was only a matter of time. reports that Bandai Entertainment has started cracking down on piracy, filing lawsuits against vendors at this year's Anime Expo who sold pirated merchandise:

"The time has come to take a stand against the flood of cheap knock-offs and blatant bootlegs. The vendors who sell pirated merchandise, CDs, and DVDs are causing huge economic losses for legitimate businesses and must be stopped."

Anime News Network has the full press release.