I’ve spoke about piracy in the
Legal sites can’t supply a large number of
This is the reason fans turn to pirate sites.
In Disney’s latest move, they’ve obtained an injunction from the High Court in Delhi to BLOCK 118 pirate sites.
Out of those 118 pirate sites:
And MANY more
A few years ago – Animax TV was also taken down (same with the UK), and Netflix only has mainstream
With this latest move from Disney, MORE pirate sites will pop up in response to Dsney’s ban on sites like KissAnime.
After all – India doesn’t have many options as it is, and when you stop someone from doing something, they’ll just find a way around it anyway.
Alternatives for Indian
anime fans (legally)
There’s an online resource called AnistreamIN. It lists
Of course – this list is limited to typical sites like:
And so on, but it’s a useful resource you should check out either way.
As for pirate sites? We can expect more of them to pop up over the course of the next 12 months.
India has few if any options as it is.
A poster on Reddit came up with 2 reasons why Disney’s doing this:
- Either they want the kids to not get exposed to this awesome medium..
- Or they are going to launch a legal
anime streamingservice in India.
I doubt the 2nd point is likely, but it wouldn’t be surprising if they did.
- Facebook (via
The official document:Disney Bans Anime India PDF