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How Anime Production Rips Off Animators

Hint: It’s The Theft of Surplus Labor

A: EMBODIED LABOR

B: LIVING LABOR

C: TOTAL LABOR

EL + LL = TL.

D: WHAT IS CAPITALISM ABOUT?

EL = 100

LL = 100

100 + 100 = 200

E: REPLENISHING WHAT WAS USED UP

F: SURPLUS VALUE

100 − 50 = 50

100 + 50 = 150

G: WHO IS GIVING WHAT TO WHO?

H: WHAT DOES THE CAPITALIST DO WITH THE SURPLUS?

I: HOW CAPITALISTS GROW

J: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IS INFINITE

K: LICENSING IS ALSO CAPITALIST THEFT

EL + LL = TL

EL = TL

100 = 200

When you buy something like access to viewing an anime, 100% of the money goes to the capitalist.

L: COPYRIGHT IS LEGALIZED THEFT

Paying for anime does not pay workers. It pays capitalists.

N: CONCLUSION

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