The recent ‘caught’ of a series of leakers in Japan has changed the outlook for many on Twitter
Today has been a day that could alter many things about how we know the manga leak network works through platforms like Twitter. As I gathered a few hours ago, Japan has dealt a major blow to illegal manga ‘trafficking’ by arresting a series of individuals that were responsible for a good portion of the manganese leaks. Shounen Jump that occurred on the networks. And if, franchises such as “Dragon Ball Super”, “One Piece” and “Jujutsu Kaisen” are in the eye of the hurricane in this sense.
Shonen Jump manga leaks, greatly affected by the arrests of leakers from Japan
The reality is that at this point the real scope that the operations that the Japanese police have carried out over this weekend will have in the short, medium and long term is unknown, but I can tell you several of the effects of this domino that are already being noticed:
- Multiple Twitter accounts dedicated to sharing leaks have ceased activity. One of the largest is the one that refers OP Scans (for One Piece), which has completely disappeared from Twitter shortly after the relevant arrests in Japan were announced. 😮
- @JJK_Myaone of the main Jujutsu Kaisen leakers, has changed his name to @Go_Jover (DO NOT ACCESS HIS ACCOUNT IF YOU ARE NOT UP TO DATE WITH THE MANGA, SINCE HIS USER ICON IS A HUGE SPOILER). This is because, as reported @sandman_APJapanese police have revealed a series of confiscated physical materials and has also shared others in digital format that will be used as incriminating evidence. In one of these tests, precisely, the leaker’s @ appeared on Twitter. 😶
- Regarding Dragon Ball Super, the user @SupaChronicles has confirmed that what happened in Japan in the last few hours It definitely affects the manga leak traffic of the Akira Toriyama franchise. 😗
- At the moment, many of the remaining leakers have commented that these police actions are expected to simply delay leaks for about 24/48 hours. However, as the hours have passed it seems that the matter has escalated, leading users like @Go_Jover to put into serious doubt whether they could continue with their activity or not.
It is difficult to imagine a scenario in which manga leaks will stop definitively knowing how the networks are doing, but what seems certain is that the Japanese police have been able to deal a very hard blow to what had become a routine for many. . Besides, It should not be ruled out that certain copyright laws will begin to be reviewed. which are a real drain these days (like the fact that if leaks are published and deleted within an hour, no action can be taken against the leaker). In any case what was said: If month after month you wait for the leaks of “Dragon Ball Super”, “One Piece” and “Jujutsu Kaisen”, you may see how many things change.
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