Dragon Ball Fan Arrested for Selling Bootleg of the Manga’s Debut Magazine

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Recently, Japanese authorities arrested a Dragon Ball fan for selling bootleg copies of the magazine containing the manga’s debut chapter.


As reported by Anime News Network, Police in Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture arrested a 50-year-old Tokyo resident for selling bootlegs of Weekly Shōnen Jump Issue No. 51, published in 1984. As this issue is now relatively rare, it typically sells for exorbitant amounts online. In April, the fan in question sold a bootleg copy of the magazine for…

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