-5

Anime like Naruto Shippuden are there on YouTube, but One Piece is not there. Why is it so?

  • 10
    The default state of existence for all anime is "not on YouTube". If the rights-holders for One Piece have not uploaded it to YouTube, it won't be on YouTube... – senshin May 18 '17 at 6:34
  • 1
    @Memor-X: they do upload full episodes, but only of some series, and sometimes, they only have the first 1-2 episodes of the series. (I recently watched the entirety of Noir through their YouTube channel; in contrast, I was only able to watch 2 episodes of Selector Infected Wixoss on YouTube.) – Maroon May 18 '17 at 6:44
  • 4
  • 2
    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is asking why a certain anime series is not in a certain video sharing site and not about the anime itself. Thus, not within Anime SE's scope. – 絢瀬絵里 May 18 '17 at 15:27
  • 3
    My view is that this is a fair question from someone who has not yet learned about copyright law. Instead of shutting him down, an explanation like that provided by @senshin is the way to go. I'll add to senshin's response by saying that the copyright holders for popular anime make much more money in licensing their properties than they would ever earn on YouTube, and putting it on YouTube devalues the property to the point that no one will license it. What you see on YouTube is either illegal and not yet caught, or the rights holders don't expect to make any decent money in any case. – RichF May 19 '17 at 18:29
0

People may have uploaded episodes of One Piece on YouTube, but they have been taken down by copyright claims, therefore causing them to be inaccessible or disappear. Another possibility is that no one has uploaded an episode to YouTube yet (which is however unlikely).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.