The rise of streaming services has allowed the Japanese anime industry to greatly expand its reach. Crunchyroll, Netflix, and Prime Video give you access to hundreds of anime series. However, there are still those who choose illegal streaming. What Were the Most Pirated Anime Series of 2022?

There Piracy is one of the worst plagues to afflict the medium. The ease of access and low cost of streaming on demand doesn't stop pirates, who are seriously damaging the industry and new releases.

Despite the emergence of new associations against anime and manga piracy, this sad phenomenon hit the Japanese industry again in 2022. According to the WTK portal, some ten most pirated television series of the year in the United States of America no less than five are Japanese anime series.

The most pirated series was House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones spin-off that beats Chainsaw Man by just four percentage points, and the MAPPA-produced adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto's manga the most pirated anime in the US in 2022. Also in the ranking of the most pirated anime there are:

  • Bleach: Thousand Years of Blood War;
  • The Eminence in the Shadows;
  • spy x family;
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2.
Do you think we will be able to do that in 2023? curb this phenomenon with new initiatives or cheaper subscriptions of the main streaming services? Here is specifically the damage caused by piracy on Japanese anime.

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