Geneon Titles and Fansubs
Do you think it's okay to download fansubs of licensed titles that are no longer available on the market? For example the titles currently licensed by Geneon Entertainment USA?
¶In general, is it okay to download licensed episodes?
|No, never||1550 out of 4778 (32.4%)|
|Only up until a release for the first volume of the series is announced||917 out of 4778 (19.2%)|
|Only up until the first volume of that series is released||562 out of 4778 (11.8%)|
|Only up until a release for that particular episode is announced||210 out of 4778 (4.4%)|
|Only up until that episode is released||525 out of 4778 (11.0%)|
|Fansubs are always okay||996 out of 4778 (20.8%)|
|(no answer)||18 out of 4778 (0.4%)|
¶Is it okay to download episodes that have had their releases cancelled?
|Yes||3912 out of 4778 (81.9%)|
|No||837 out of 4778 (17.5%)|
|(no answer)||29 out of 4778 (0.6%)|
¶Is it okay to download episodes that are available on DVD if the rest of the series has been canceled? (For example, now that volume 3 of When they Cry has been canceled, is it okay to download episodes from volumes 1 and 2, even though those DVDs an be purchased online?)
|Yes||2146 out of 4778 (44.9%)|
|No||2583 out of 4778 (54.1%)|
|(no answer)||49 out of 4778 (1.0%)|
¶Is it okay to download episodes that are available to you on TV?
|Yes||1308 out of 4778 (27.4%)|
|Yes, but only after once watching the episode on TV, thereby contributing to the financial cycle by viewing the ads that pay for the episode.||1316 out of 4778 (27.5%)|
|No||2108 out of 4778 (44.1%)|
|(no answer)||46 out of 4778 (1.0%)|
¶Have you downloaded fansubbed episodes of Geneon titles since Geneon stopped releasing DVDs?
|Yes||1611 out of 4778 (33.7%)|
|No||3116 out of 4778 (65.2%)|
|(no answer)||51 out of 4778 (1.1%)|
¶Would you buy those episodes (the ones you downloaded) on DVD if and when they are eventually released (By Geneon, or a third party) ?
|Yes, all of them||1643 out of 4778 (34.4%)|
|Only some of them||1177 out of 4778 (24.6%)|
|No||227 out of 4778 (4.8%)|
|N/A I haven't downloaded any of Geneon's episodes since their release was cancelled||1691 out of 4778 (35.4%)|
|(no answer)||40 out of 4778 (0.8%)|
¶How angry are you at Geneon and Dentsu for canceling series before their completion?
|Not angry at all||435 out of 4778 (9.1%)|
|Not very angry||283 out of 4778 (5.9%)|
|A little annoyed||2056 out of 4778 (43.0%)|
|I'm mad||1168 out of 4778 (24.4%)|
|I want to kill the %#$@& responsible!!!!||811 out of 4778 (17.0%)|
|(no answer)||25 out of 4778 (0.5%)|
¶How many series that you were buying (or definitely going to buy (be honest)) have been canceled by Geneon before their release?
|0||1069 out of 4778 (22.4%)|
|1||848 out of 4778 (17.7%)|
|2||1248 out of 4778 (26.1%)|
|3||743 out of 4778 (15.6%)|
|4+||829 out of 4778 (17.4%)|
|(no answer)||41 out of 4778 (0.9%)|
¶Has the semi-demise of Geneon Entertainment and the cancellation of the series they were releasing affected your faith in the rest of the anime industry?
|No.||339 out of 4778 (7.1%)|
|Not really, but this does highlight the importance of suporting anime companies||958 out of 4778 (20.1%)|
|Maybe a little, but it hasn't affected my anime watching / buying habits.||1696 out of 4778 (35.5%)|
|Yes, it has||917 out of 4778 (19.2%)|
|Yes, it has - I've stopped buying singles, or at least delay buying the singles until the entire series is available. (and this is at least partially a result of Geneon's departure)||689 out of 4778 (14.4%)|
|Yes, it has - I don't buy anime anymore, I'm getting out of the fandom (and this is at least partially a result of Geneon's departure)||34 out of 4778 (0.7%)|
|Yes, it has - I don't buy anime anymore, I just download fansubs (and this is at least partially a result of Geneon's departure)||127 out of 4778 (2.7%)|
|(no answer)||18 out of 4778 (0.4%)|