Category Kindai Manga Translation

正チャンの冒険 – Sho-chan Adventures Ep. 6 – The Dead City

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正チャンの冒険 – Sho-chan Adventures Ep. 5

正チャンの冒険 – Sho-chan Adventures Ep. 4

正チャンの冒険 – Sho-chan Adventures Ep. 3

正チャンの冒険 – Sho-chan Adventures Ep. 2

Sho-chan Adventures Episode 1

42. An Apology for Scanlation

In the end, the point of all this is to say that copyright is a legal and not a moral framework, and as such its principles are fundamentally mutable in accordance with what we want our culture of knowledge and creative exchange to be.  If that goal is, as those who first envisioned copyright wanted, to facilitate exchange rather than stifle it, it is high time we acknowledged that copyright as it stands now not only isn’t working but is actively impeding that goal.  To that end, scanlation could be one means to push back and reassert very real rights that have been lost along the way, though much of what falls under that heading is rather hard to defend in its current form.