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Are mangas freeware and shareware?

No? [...] are they Freeware and Shareware? First things first, we have some terminology confusion here. Nobody describes anything besides computer software as "freeware" and/or "shareware". Manga ...
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Where can I find the copyright owner of the anime? Do I really need it for fan products?

For legal questions such as these, it is always good to contact a copyright lawyer in your country. Laws regarding fair use, copyrights and the likes differ per country, and a copyright lawyer should ...
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Where can I find the copyright owner of the anime? Do I really need it for fan products?

Legally, you will almost definitely need a license. In fact, pretty much all fan merch (including fanart) is technically illegal or at least in a legal gray area - there is little preventing companies ...
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Do websites have to pay for using anime posters on their websites?

Assuming that with posters you mean the manga cover images and/or anime cover images. Then no, they do not have to pay for displaying these. Often these images either fall under the Fair use of ...
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Law regarding doujinshi

To understand the Japanese law, you need to learn the idea of "Antragsdelikt" (親告罪, shinkokuzai). This means if copyright holder doesn't complain about the doujinshi, it's not illegal. Most ...
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Would a fan made universal exstension be allowed to post?

For legal questions such as these, it is always good to contact a copyright lawyer in your country. Laws regarding fair use, copyrights and the likes differ per country, and a copyright lawyer should ...
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Why has this character's death been removed from the Italian theatrical version of Eva 3.0+1.0?

The distributor Nexo Digital has affirmed this has happened due to an error, so at the very least this is true: A seguito delle numerose segnalazioni, e dopo un’opportuna verifica, confermiamo di ...
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Are mangas freeware and shareware?

Like what Memor-X said in his comment, you can't download a manga and then share it around. Like other works, manga is also subject to copyright law. Normally the copyright holder would be either the ...
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Who do you have to contact to obtain a license to stream manga?

As I mentioned in my answer over at How is an anime based on western-literature made? Usually if somebody wishes to obtain said rights, they would hire a lawyer, as obtaining the rights, setting ...
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Can I have a license for cloth production with anime images?

One of the ways to do it will be by asking the owner of the copyright of the anime Boruto: Naruto Next Generations which is “d-rights Inc”. You can find that by searching up on google, “Who owns the ...
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Is the description to an anime/manga copyrighted?

For legal questions such as these, it is always good to contact a copyright lawyer in your country. Laws regarding fair use, copyrights and the likes differ per country, and a copyright lawyer should ...
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