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Old Aug 17, 2008, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Liontamer View Post
I'd like to know what the perceived proportions are between free and commercial doujin VGM in Japan.
There isn't really such a thing as commercial doujin though, is there? The case in Japan just seems to be that pretty much all fan-made works are properly released as physical objects. In this case, a cd might be sold for something like 800, 1000 or 1500 yen, which would just cover the cost of pressing the cd, printing the booklet and such. I think if these people were actually making money, copyright proprietors would not be turning such a blind eye as they do now and having doujin conventions would not be possible.
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