Shueisha Denies Being Behind Recent Copyright Takedowns

Publisher Shueisha has denied that it is behind a recent spate of copyright takedowns on Twitter.

Shueisha told ANN on Wednesday that the copyright takedowns were not from Shueisha, but from a third party using the company’s name without permission. Shueisha denied any involvement in the takedowns. Shueisha also issued a statement on its MANGA Plus website on Thursday, saying that it has been “falsely misrepresented by an individual” sending in copyright claims, and is currently investigating with social media platforms to decide on a course of action.

Anime News Network

Sources: Shueisha Statement via Anime News Network

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