Maria Momchilova – The Possibilities for Free File Transfer over the Internet: Scanlation

Abstract: The aim of the article is twofold: first, to discuss briefly manga as a mode of communication and define scanlation as one of the prerequisites for sustainable online communication; second, to outline the system of complex relationships between scanlators, copyright  defenders, manga audience and publishing conglomerates.

Key words: manga communication, scanlation, online communication, copyright issues, manga audience, manga fans, publishers.

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 5, September 2012,, ISSN 1314-4464

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