[EVA] How will Navarre's sale of FUNimation affect the licensing of Eva 2.22?

ObsessiveMathsFreak obsessivemathsfreak at obsessivemathsfreak.org
Sun May 30 14:52:15 EDT 2010

Gwern Branwen wrote:
>      "We just feel like it's hard to acquire a killer app out of Japan
> – meaning that Japan produces all these great shows, and of course
> none of them are known in the U.S. to a mass audience, they're not on
> a mass level in the U.S. – so we bring them over and we get decent
> sales, and that's a great little business there, but it's not selling
> a million units per release. It's not at that level."
Meanwhile, over half the internet has downloaded a  1080p subbed version 
of Evangelion 2.22
at virtually zero costs to the (admittedly unofficial) distributors, and 
no official overseas release is even in the discussions stage.

Who's at the tiller of this industry?

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